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carfanatic1
Feb 14, 2009 at 11:30 am
Nice car and I enjoyed reading the write up (and was trying to picture the intersection scene lol). I wish I had been able to get one of these new myself, but just didn't have the finances frown image.
 
 
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CobaltSE
Jun 13, 2008 at 10:23 pm
nice whip
 
 

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2000 Pontiac Firebird Trans Am (Bad bird)

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In 2000 I realized I needed something newer to date in. At the time I was seeing someone who just wasn't into "old cars"and was inhot pursuit so I decided it was time for something new. My son then 21 suggested i finish the collection by buying the 2000 . I loved the commercial and called my bro to help me get a decent deal at a nearby Pontiac dealer ( he was at the Cadillac store). Struck the deal, got a loan thru the same credit union I had bought my first T/A (the 75), and ordered my 2000. I was just as excited the day my sales rep called me to tell me my car had arrived as when I went to pick up the 75! Been driving fairly fast cars all my life But What a Beast this one is. Had to hone my technique all over again. Went to kick it at an intersection to go left and wound up going in the opposite direction when I got her back under control. What a kick in the pants... Have great respect for the factory set up. Still love taht on the highway she'll set 28mph and turn 13's in the qtr mile. ( had to try!) lousy driver + great car+ 13.9 at Atlanta Dragway 1st time out. Since then babyed her-- til this years YOE where I had her around 110mph on the backstretch at Road Atlanta! And boy will she corner. GM got everything right on its 4 th try!
great hi way mileage, great acceleration, and fantastic driveability on any road!

Specs

ws6 with factory 315 HP- right!, manual 6 speed- NO TRACTION CONTROL! all leather, t-tops, AM/FM CD WITH EQ AND MONSOON SPEAKER COMBO.. and only 16900 miles on the clock. Almost brand new. 101 mph -13.9 qtr mile @ atlanta dragway. superb road manners at road atlanta. LOved gearing down and blasting out the other end of those turns in the N ga foothills!

Factory Options

ac, abs assist, am fm cd player with monsoon speaker system, power windows, power door locks, rear defog, remote entry, power assist brakes,ws6 Ram Air hood , spoiler and suspension. 6 speed manual trans.17" 5 spoke polished alloys.

Mods

nothing but K7N filter--- Took 1st place All Stock for 4 th gens at 2006 STARS

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