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Carolina_29053

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Columbia, South Carolina
United States

Carolina_29053 is working with a friend to get the RAIII together! — updated 2 years ago

 

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About me and my passion for cars

After being a helicopter mechanic in the Marines for 4 years (Sikorsky CH-53) I went through several old muscle cars, to include a 70 Chevelle SS, and a 69 Firebird. I fell in love with the 2nd generation f-body cars after my first 71 Firebird Espirit. It was a sporty car with good looks and had enough leg room for this 6'-2" frame of mine. And performance and handling wasn't bad either. That was 1974 and the love for those cars has only grown. After several f-body cars, I currently own 4 Trans Am's of which my favorite is the 73 that I am restoring at the moment. It has been painted and I have just begun assembling it. Can't wait!

My first car

My first car was a powder blue 65 Falcon 4 door <snicker> O.K. I'm an ol geezer........just turned 53, but refuse to grow up!

Car I wish I still had

69 Firebird, 400c.i. with TH400 trans. and deluxe interior. Green on green. That car was a monster.

My dream car

Griswold's pea green Family Truckster

Car clubs I’m in

None........car clubs seem to like to sit and look at their cars. I just like driving them and I can look at it while I fill up with gas. :)

Favorites

  • Type of racing: Nascar and Drag
  • Driver: Jeff Gordon
  • Driving song: Already Gone - Eagles
  • Car movie: Summer Vacation - The Griswolds
  • Car book: Pontiac Service Manual
  • Car magazine: Firebird/Trans-Am Owner's Manual
  • Car game: Try to not touch the brakes while driving. :)

— Profile last updated: Jan 6, 2013

Date Joined Jan 3, 2008
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Parts 2 for sale

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FEDERATION OF AMERICAN STREETRODING TOADS

Louisiana, United States

 

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This group is for ALL owners of the Pontiac Trans Am, from 1969-2002

New Jersey, United States

 

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Save this URL into your Favorites: " www.TheBanditRun.com " Call or email anytime 402.465.5756 or banditrun@restoreamusclecar.com For 2014 Event details please go to www.TheBanditRun.com for regular updates. Full route details are posted during the registration process. Also all the Hotel...

Nebraska, United States

 

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joseph_16
May 4, 2013 at 8:50 am
Nice looking bird, Good for u to bad for your brother at least it's in the family. Nice collection of birds.
 
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CAMINO396SS
Sep 8, 2012 at 9:37 pm
Thanks for the welcome.
I like the garage with the 4 Trans-Ams in it. One of my favorites for sure.
You will be busy....396
 
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Daniel_K_Munroe
Oct 29, 2010 at 12:10 am
Fantastic work on your '73!
 

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what a view....bird's in the Spring!!

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95 Trans Am Automatic Gear Shifter Button Stuck

This has been going on forever and hopefully one of you can help! My gear shift button will not depress when it is cold outside (say 50 degrees or less) to allow me to shift out of Park. Does anybody else have this problem or know of a fix for this? It's...

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Merry Christmas!!!!!

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The wife had been on my case to get the Christmas lights up for a couple of weeks. They are up now, and for some reason she will not talk to me.

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Eastern Hog Nose Snake

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I found this little guy in my garage today, 11/9/08. I put him in a bucket to take to a friend from work who likes snakes. Me, I prefer snakes to be a lot flatter than this....

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