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Offline LOMILETA

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Re: Wow is this a nice four speed 77 SE
« Reply #1 on: September 27, 2008, 11:19:22 PM »
Well, is it a " nice" car, but...........
As stated non-original motor.
The stripes are not done well, and are too far apart down the center of the car.
The dash bezel appears to have been resprayed, and not that well
Wheels  dont look like the were stripped correctly.
The passengers window doesnt seem to line up right.
Cant tell if its dirt, or the dash rusting on the drivers corner.

Any body else?
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Re: Wow is this a nice four speed 77 SE
« Reply #2 on: September 27, 2008, 11:24:20 PM »
Well, is it a " nice" car, but...........
As stated non-original motor.
The stripes are not done well, and are too far apart down the center of the car.
The dash bezel appears to have been resprayed, and not that well
Wheels  dont look like the were stripped correctly.
The passengers window doesnt seem to line up right.
Cant tell if its dirt, or the dash rusting on the drivers corner.

Any body else?


well i thought it was pretty nice ::) :P
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Re: Wow is this a nice four speed 77 SE
« Reply #3 on: September 27, 2008, 11:25:14 PM »
Did I not say that in the first line???????????????????????
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Re: Wow is this a nice four speed 77 SE
« Reply #4 on: September 27, 2008, 11:58:54 PM »
Also noticed a little curb rash on the Left front rim, now it is possible it may have came from the tire machine. Oh yeah and hood insulation blanket.... was never installed on by the factory. Also trying to figure out what is exsposed under the console at the shifter buldge... Wires???? BUT... its still a great LOOKING specimen without a doubt. I would be vey happy to have it im my garage.
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Re: Wow is this a nice four speed 77 SE
« Reply #5 on: September 28, 2008, 12:15:33 AM »
I gotta say though ,black and gold really does it for me. I can't get over how good those colors go together


The dash is the thing I noticed right away to ,looks way to gold imo

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Re: Wow is this a nice four speed 77 SE
« Reply #6 on: September 28, 2008, 12:16:07 AM »
Did I not say that in the first line???????????????????????

yes but i dont think it deserved to be picked apart like that lol
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Re: Wow is this a nice four speed 77 SE
« Reply #7 on: September 28, 2008, 10:16:43 AM »
Wasn't picked apart... just a few things pointed out.  Nice car overall, but more attention needs to be taken for the little details.
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Re: Wow is this a nice four speed 77 SE
« Reply #8 on: September 28, 2008, 10:37:23 AM »
I see what you mean now with the stripes being far apart in the center. I wonder  if the kit they bought dictated that for them ?
It actually kinda bugs me now lol .
I also see what looks like an added stripe in the back bumper .Looks to busy like that  imo .
Now you Guys got me picking stuff apart lol .
Also it looks like someone quickly spray bombed the undercarraige to hide rust

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Re: Wow is this a nice four speed 77 SE
« Reply #9 on: September 28, 2008, 02:13:09 PM »
Actually, the stripes it looks like they just used a roll of stripes to create everything which is even the cheaper way out.  SO, they did not even spend the money on the stripe kit..... they used a roll of it for $30.
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Re: Wow is this a nice four speed 77 SE
« Reply #10 on: September 28, 2008, 03:41:52 PM »
I don't doubt that Brett,something about those stripes just doesn't look right

It does come with a die cast model though lol
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Re: Wow is this a nice four speed 77 SE
« Reply #11 on: September 28, 2008, 11:46:08 PM »
And I did sleep at a Holiday Inn last night.

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Re: Wow is this a nice four speed 77 SE
« Reply #12 on: September 29, 2008, 05:56:39 AM »
Wrong center caps on the wheels too, while we're at it :)
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Re: Wow is this a nice four speed 77 SE
« Reply #13 on: September 29, 2008, 09:48:03 AM »
And actually I think the door emblems are red. Hard to say from the pics though

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Re: Wow is this a nice four speed 77 SE
« Reply #14 on: September 29, 2008, 10:18:42 AM »
i don't know if you guys noticed, but this car has a 100 MPH speedometer. isn't it supposed to go higher than that on that year?    I have a 79, mine goes to 100 MPH
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