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Offline Y88-Brandon

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Y88 Restoration Finnaly Back on Wheels
« on: February 02, 2010, 07:28:49 PM »
The car on the left is a 1978 Y88 Trans Am that I purchased for 2,000 back in July. The car on the right is a 1977 Firebird Esprit that i have been driving around for the past year. Currently the Y88 is undergoing a complete restoration and i will post more pics soon. I have the car up on a homemade rotisserie which really helps out a lot. I have replaced the quarter skins and the driver side floor and painted everything up in por-15 products. I bought the car back in July and within three days i had it dissasembled and up on the rotisserie. things have slowed down becuase of balancing college and two jobs plus the cold Wisconsin weather. floor pan patched and painted quarter skintrunkback on wheelsrear end
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« Reply #1 on: February 02, 2010, 07:34:39 PM »
awesome love the y88's looking forward to watching your progress and welcome to the site hope you enjoy it.
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Re: Y88 Restoration New Member
« Reply #2 on: February 02, 2010, 07:45:27 PM »
very nice set of birds you have there.  welcome to 78ta.  you learn quick  ;) we love pic's  ;D
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Re: Y88 Restoration New Member
« Reply #3 on: February 02, 2010, 08:16:05 PM »
Congrats! I have a soft spot for Y88's! Looking forward to your resto. pics!
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Re: Y88 Restoration New Member
« Reply #4 on: February 02, 2010, 09:04:52 PM »
welcome to the site, nice set of rides you have cant wait to see some more pic's

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Re: Y88 Restoration New Member
« Reply #5 on: February 02, 2010, 09:14:16 PM »
Welcome to 78TA.com!  As you can see, we all love pictures!  Can't wait to see your project.

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Re: Y88 Restoration New Member
« Reply #6 on: February 02, 2010, 09:49:42 PM »
Nice cars you have...they look solid!!!

Anymore pics?
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Re: Y88 Restoration New Member Updated Lots of Pics
« Reply #7 on: February 03, 2010, 02:37:10 AM »
Welcome mate ;D

Noticed the ol Y88 must have had the ol Bandit done to her ::)

Love the Y88's so i will be watching your progress closely and i look forward to seeing her completed..have fun doing it 8)
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Re: Y88 Restoration New Member Updated Lots of Pics
« Reply #8 on: February 03, 2010, 06:32:14 AM »
Sweet looking ride you got there. ;)


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Re: Y88 Restoration New Member Updated Lots of Pics
« Reply #9 on: February 03, 2010, 05:36:39 PM »
Yep - cool stuff.  Thanks for posting  ... we love pix.  Find the focus button on your camera   ;)
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Re: Y88 Restoration New Member Updated Lots of Pics
« Reply #10 on: February 03, 2010, 08:32:31 PM »
man I wish I had done my car on rotisserie! Looking good!

Well the blurry pics are not totally his fault ;). Hes taking shots in low light and even with a flash it can be hard to get a clear shot in that setting without a way to steady the camera.
« Last Edit: February 03, 2010, 08:37:56 PM by LilSki »
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