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Offline Stavvy

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My new 1977 TA Down Under!
« on: October 02, 2009, 12:08:29 AM »
Hi Guys,

Am new to the forums and have just fulfilled a boyhood dream with a 77 TA of my own. I live in Melbourne, Australia
and have wanted one ever since I first saw Smokey and the Bandit. So now I'm about to take delivery a car that I found
in Arizona. All original except for CD player! I hope to get an original radio/CB to put in to finish properly!

Talk to you all soon,
Steve

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Re: My new 1977 TA Down Under!
« Reply #1 on: October 02, 2009, 12:13:15 AM »
Wow Arizona to Australia.  Welcome to the site.

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Re: My new 1977 TA Down Under!
« Reply #2 on: October 02, 2009, 12:47:47 AM »
GORGEOUS bird...welcome!  ;D
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Re: My new 1977 TA Down Under!
« Reply #3 on: October 02, 2009, 12:57:53 AM »
Awesome looking T/A Steve !
You are going to be turning alot of heads when you drive that beauty down there

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Re: My new 1977 TA Down Under!
« Reply #4 on: October 02, 2009, 01:40:06 AM »
Thanks for the welcome guys!

Am really happy to have found one in a Southern State! As I couldn't travel to inspect it, I was always a bit wary about buying from overseas. But the 77 TA with T-Tops is very rare down under, so to find one, dead straight with no rust is great! Plus she's only done 38,000 original miles. I can't wait!

She should arrive in the next week or so! Will let you all know how she runs.

Thanks again,
Steve
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Re: My new 1977 TA Down Under!
« Reply #5 on: October 02, 2009, 01:53:47 AM »
Welcome, you have a beautiful T/A there, don't run it into any kangaroos ;D
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Re: My new 1977 TA Down Under!
« Reply #6 on: October 02, 2009, 03:10:03 AM »
Hi Steve, welcome and nice ride man!! Good to see another beast down under. What area are you from in Melbourne? Would love to see it when it finally arrives, who is bringing it out here for you? Sorry I have a million questions, so I will leave it at that for now. Hopefully will meet you at a car show or something soon as our summer is about to fire up. Let us know how you go, exciting times for you!!

Cheers, Jeff
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Re: My new 1977 TA Down Under!
« Reply #7 on: October 02, 2009, 07:18:01 AM »
Great Looking Ride congrats.
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Re: My new 1977 TA Down Under!
« Reply #8 on: October 02, 2009, 08:10:22 AM »
NICE!!!

And welcome :)

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Re: My new 1977 TA Down Under!
« Reply #9 on: October 03, 2009, 05:46:48 AM »
Gday Steve,  great to see another Aussie bring one down under.. we are about 10 mins away from Jeff (AussieTATA) and a few other locals have 77 black Trans Ams.  The Trans Ams in general are real head turners down here.  And we have a blast. Perfect timing in getting your car - as all the summer car events are just about to start. Cheers

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« Reply #10 on: October 04, 2009, 08:29:13 AM »
Nice 77 - welcome.
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« Reply #11 on: October 04, 2009, 09:50:25 AM »
welcome, nice car. glad your here!! You'll love it here. Hope the car has a safe boating trip to you and you enjoy the car for years to come.
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Re: My new 1977 TA Down Under!
« Reply #12 on: October 04, 2009, 10:42:43 AM »
Welcome. Beautiful T/A. 8)  Enjoy it.  :) I believe your purchase made the pages of Pontiac Enthusiast magazine.


Click link, click arrows on PE mag... on page 13 bottom left. Zoom in.... there's your T/A :)

http://editions.amospublishing.com/PCEN/default.aspx?d=20091201

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Re: My new 1977 TA Down Under!
« Reply #13 on: October 04, 2009, 07:36:43 PM »
Sharp eyes blue81ta, that is indeed my purchase! I can't wait for her to arrive and to all you Aussies on the site, I hope to catch you at a few car shows. It is amazing that down here you can get Mustangs at a dime a dozen, but T/A's seem few and far between! I guess that makes the T/A such a head turner down here. She's due to arrive in the next couple of weeks, so I'll post some pics as soon as she's here. Am also watching a factory fit CB on ebay that I might get and see what strain that puts on my marriage. My wife already believes that this purchase is the next decade of birthday's and christmases taken care of! Talks soon, Steve
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Re: My new 1977 TA Down Under!
« Reply #14 on: October 04, 2009, 07:38:58 PM »
Welcome, you have a beautiful T/A there, don't run it into any kangaroos ;D
HAHAH that made my night. ;D.

Sweet looking car you have there steve. Cant wait to see more pics.


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