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About me and my passion for cars

From the time I was old enough to tote tools, I was helping dad with whatever he was working on. The house, cars, woodworking, etc.

I learned to drive a 67 Mustang. It is a fastback, 289, automatic, that my father custom ordered and still owns. The first ticket I got was in that car, for excessive noise. Got caught downshifting at an intersection with burned out glasspacks.

One day a 71 Formula Firebird appeared at the house. Dad had gone looking for an inexpensive car for my sister and I to drive. I loved that car. 400, 4-speed, posi. Dad told me a few years ago that that probably wasn't the best choice for 2 teenage girls.

My first car was a 70 Camaro with a 350 and an automatic. It was cheap, but needed a paint job in the worst way. But it couldn't hold a candle to the Firebird.

A few years later I convinced dad to sell me the Firebird, and still have it.

My first car

1970 Camaro. Bought it because dad wasn't ready to sell me the Firebird.

My dream car

Not sure that I'd call it my dream car, but my planned next car will be a 1st gen convertible Firebird, pro-touring style.

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Firebird Nation Car Club

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  • Car magazine: High Performance Pontiac

— Profile last updated: Nov 5, 2012

Date Joined Nov 15, 2009
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OUR GOALS - To serve all member clubs and their individual members in a spirit of cooperation and fraternity. - To encourage the acquisition, restoration, preservation, and maintenance of collectible old and special interest automobiles. - To serve as a clearing house for historical and...

Nebraska, United States

 

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Nebraska, United States

 

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donnalove
Dec 26, 2012 at 5:13 pm
Great Profile photo!
 
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joseph_16
Aug 13, 2012 at 7:08 am
Nice looking firebird and getting your car in high performance pontiac.
 
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tadriva
Feb 8, 2012 at 6:37 am
Happy B-day Layna!!!!!
 

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High Performance Pontiac has our 71 Formula on the cover of the August edition. We're still in shock. Look for it on bookstore shelves now.

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