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    • Topic: What's new in the car for the 2010 Bandit Run?
    • Started by Shaker Apr 5, 2012 at 11:35 pm
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    Topic: What's new in the car for the 2010 Bandit Run?

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    1. #61 Apr 5, 2012 at 11:35 pm

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      Originally posted by GTOStan  And so another seemingly innocent adventure begins. The last time this happened was about 2:42 am in Daytona. The hotel folks weren't real happy. I think some other folks might like to play along with us. Is this standing still or driving by? Who will be the judge?


      Dang...this sounds like fun... count me in for certain! Can I uncap the pipes? what are the rules? Just need to be louder than GTOStan. biggrin image
       

       

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      78 WS6 TA, Original Owner, Martinique Blue, Coupe
      79 WS6 TA, Mayan Red, T-Tops
      and a couple of others that will remain nameless!
    2. #62 Apr 6, 2012 at 8:53 am

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      I suppose it's just who makes the most noise. I'd add a cutout but the Corsa exhaust really doesn't have a muffler to cutout. I'm thinking if we could find a patch of wet pavement it could get exciting or maybe just a stretch of road where we can have a viewing stand for the judge(s)----and the innocense starts to fade away.
       

       

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    3. #63 Apr 6, 2012 at 11:48 am

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      Sounds good to me.

      Hopefully the shiny parts I ordered gets here soon. I want to make sure everything is clamped tight before going on 3000+ mile road trip. Not to mention getting my AC fan fixed so that it blows some AC my way. I hear it gets hot down south otherwise I wouldn't worry about it.

      We should judge the noise competition by how many complaints each participant gets from non enthusiasts.
       

       

      -Drew
    4. #64 Apr 6, 2012 at 1:25 pm

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      Ah, a little stretch of road sounds like a good time! Can Sarge play too?
       

       

      How's this thing go back together???
    5. #65 Apr 6, 2012 at 11:28 pm

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      Originally posted by ICRAZY6  Ah, a little stretch of road sounds like a good time! Can Sarge play too?


      Shux Sarge I don't think you have EVER asked to play! We will definitely try to get some AIR time for these Bird somewheres ! Copy? I am trying to bring something -nonstock- to this little party! See you Soon! Dennis hyper image hyper image hyper image hyper image
       

       

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      69 Firebird TA Clone 77-400ci 400 turbo (dyno'd 289 rwhp )
      85 Red TA 305 (transplanted 86) TPI 700r4 t-tops ,Custom Int
      92 Green TA vert 305 5spd
      00 Black WS6 6 spd 5.7 litre, Leather, T-Tops.
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    6. #66 Apr 8, 2012 at 8:34 pm

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      I hope everyone had a great Easter weekend, the '73 was finally at a point to do a shake-down run back to Dallas after being at 7879TA's shop in east Texas for an extended stay while we prepped the car (as documented in previous posts) over the past six months.

      Jackie and I drove down early Saturday morning, we put a fresh battery in it, made sure all the fluids were good and all the bolts were tight, and I brought her home, pretty much without incident.

      I did have one panic stop due to a clueless driver in Greenville making a last minute left turn across three lanes of traffic from the far right lane and need to double-check the brakes. The car ran cool and got about twelve MPG (THAT'S going to hurt), I still need to have the A/C recharged, re-wire the stereo speakers, install the CD changer, get the t-tops tinted and sealing better, and few other odds and ends but would have to say it's about 95% done. The biggest incident (aside from the brakes) was getting sunscreen in my eyes just outside of Lone Oak, TX.

      A HUGE thank you to James for all the blood, sweat, and back pain as a result of working on the car with me (and many times, for me). You're a good friend, my man.

      Here's a photo of the beast just moments before hopping in and talking off for home:



      Ain't she purty!

      Tinman
       

       

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    7. #67 Apr 9, 2012 at 11:45 am

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      Just ordered a new blue seat back panel for the 80 , man, Ames in stock 89.00 bucks, performance years 89.00 not in stock, classic, dont carry, Year one, 125.99 (same panel) whats up with that, way over priced scratchchin image ...Ames got my money biggrin image
       

       

      Same Bat time.....
      Same Bat channel.......
    8. #68 Apr 9, 2012 at 2:34 pm

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      Originally posted by chumbrother  Just ordered a new blue seat back panel for the 80 , man, Ames in stock 89.00 bucks, performance years 89.00 not in stock, classic, dont carry, Year one, 125.99 (same panel) whats up with that, way over priced scratchchin image ...Ames got my money biggrin image


      Year One would have matched your price on the piece if you had told them you were a bandit runner. They usually do very well for us runners. biggrin image
       

       

      "Ready to Roll Roy?"
      78 WS6 TA, Original Owner, Martinique Blue, Coupe
      79 WS6 TA, Mayan Red, T-Tops
      and a couple of others that will remain nameless!
    9. #69 Apr 9, 2012 at 7:10 pm

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      Well dang, shakee......I didnt know, I just went off catalog/internet prices as of today, and off course the lesser got my attention, but hey NO Worries, Year one has items that others dont have or cant get....But if Kevin is on the Run, you can use your "Special Shaker Sauce"/Jedi powers to maybe see if i can get a set of 81 Recaro door panels at a "Crazzzzy eddie" kidda price biggrin image biggrin image ...........BTW, do you have a "special shaker sauce"? eek image hyper image hyper image Hmmm idea image idea image Shaker Sauce.....for the rebel in you! I like it biggrin image wink image eyebrow image
       

       

      Same Bat time.....
      Same Bat channel.......
    10. #70 Apr 9, 2012 at 7:24 pm

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      Tinman...U got a sexy BG Trans am! biggrin image yes image
       

       

      Same Bat time.....
      Same Bat channel.......

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