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Offline jsevans12

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1978 Firebird Formula
« on: June 30, 2009, 09:28:56 AM »






















Work I have done to the Formula I picked up from Yeti. I am about to buy the floor pans for it and then buy a gasket kit and water pump bracket for the motor and a set of headers. When its done it will be a resto mod, with stylish racing seats, 2 inch drop spindles up front, new front suspension kit, Weld Wheels, 4.5 Inch cowl, too many things to list. Painting back orginial Formula colors. The whole car is going all orginial with a slight twist to the car.

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Re: 1978 Firebird Formula
« Reply #1 on: June 30, 2009, 11:06:37 AM »
Nice project.  Good to see another bird saved from the crusher.
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Re: 1978 Firebird Formula
« Reply #2 on: June 30, 2009, 11:36:23 AM »
Thnx for the support
it like yours is also a w50

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Re: 1978 Firebird Formula
« Reply #3 on: June 30, 2009, 01:15:37 PM »
Cool!  Thanks for saving it!  :D

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Re: 1978 Firebird Formula
« Reply #4 on: June 30, 2009, 01:23:20 PM »
No prob its always good to save any muscle car or any old car thats of value. The day after I got the car from you I called the county clerk then the rebuild place and told me I can get a title to the car. It will have a title but rebuilt so value will drop but I don't plan on selling it unless I really have to. Also as soon as I got this from you I found fenders,radiator support, and inner wheelwells for 175 for the 78 Trans am.

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Re: 1978 Firebird Formula
« Reply #5 on: July 01, 2009, 12:31:39 AM »
Its always great to see another car saved. Great looking project too! It almost looks just like mine. Is that the oringinal motor? Which motor is it?

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Re: 1978 Firebird Formula
« Reply #6 on: July 01, 2009, 10:42:31 PM »
Welcome to the Formula club my man.
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Re: 1978 Firebird Formula
« Reply #7 on: July 02, 2009, 03:22:19 PM »
Nah it isnt the orginial motor but it is a 400 like its supposed to be
and thnx for the welcome
I can't find a car with the same color scheme its white with black decals and a gold pinstripe above it and its the orginial color not a re paint

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Re: 1978 Firebird Formula
« Reply #8 on: July 03, 2009, 12:30:14 AM »
Formula 400? Alright, thats a pretty sweet ride you got there. Oh so its white with black formula stripes and the gold stripe between the white and black? I've never seen one like that, but it sounds pretty cool. What color are the door decals that actually say "Formula" on the side? Are you planning on repainting it?

And definitely like Kevin said, Welcome to the Formula Club. 8)
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Re: 1978 Firebird Formula
« Reply #9 on: July 07, 2009, 02:15:59 PM »
Thats gonna be a lot of work, but I'm glad that you saved it from its rusty grave
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