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Re: project car of the month
« Reply #30 on: March 18, 2010, 11:57:50 PM »
LOL Patience young grasshoper!  That's funny!!
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Re: project car of the month
« Reply #31 on: March 19, 2010, 11:40:39 AM »
I guess I'll have to wait a while as for I'm a noobie and in a few months my baby will be on a rotisserie.  my goal is to be driving her by march 1st, 2011.lol
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Re: project car of the month
« Reply #32 on: March 19, 2010, 12:23:12 PM »
But do they know what a padawon learner is???

"patience young padawon, your time will come"


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Re: project car of the month
« Reply #33 on: March 19, 2010, 03:48:34 PM »
Did they use that term in the original  movie?
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Re: project car of the month
« Reply #34 on: March 19, 2010, 09:12:45 PM »
never been a star wars fan never in my life. i only know of R2D2
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Re: project car of the month
« Reply #35 on: March 20, 2010, 06:18:50 PM »
Ditto, and that is why I like Hitman's car of the month, it is more than just a pretty car that gets nominated.  I was taken aback when I was nominated, let alone being the first to be nominated for the "award".

haha thats if he gets back to doing them, right now its month 3 and weve only had 1 ?

It was a very well deserved Spotlight too Rich!  You're car was the very first and I remember it too.  The thing that impressed the Hitman the most, as Hitman talked it over with me before he posted your Spotlight, was you did MOST of the work yourself.  Plus you are one of the nicest people on the planet! 

The Hitman takes a lot of things into consideration when he works up a Spotlight.  He does asks his moderators for their opinions as well.  He's a good man. 

I believe the Hitman will keep his Spotlight to whatever he feels to Spotlight.  He's Spotlighted a few project cars in the past but it wouldn't be such as honorable if he did more than one a month.  I am pretty certain 12 Spotlights a year is all the Hitman plans to do each year.  But I'll let him chime in on that one.   
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Re: project car of the month
« Reply #36 on: April 24, 2010, 02:41:25 PM »
could just start a thread in the TRANS AM PICS  section .  (call it under construction)  ask Hitman to pin it to the top of the page.
do a short paragraph on your build and just add 1 or 2 pics. to it.  I say up to 2 pics because you probably already have a thead in the Restoration Projects section.   in your paragraph on your build, you can add a link to your tread there.
as long as it doesn't get cluttered with chit chat it could be a good way to reference someones build even after it been done and buried in the thread pages.  any questions needing posted can be done in the build thread. or in a PM.

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Re: project car of the month
« Reply #37 on: April 24, 2010, 04:07:17 PM »
Well i count myself very lucky to be picked, like its stated in the write up that Hitman did , its about the Car and the Owner, which makes me wonder even more how the blazes mine got picked !

As the forum grows the descion is surely going to get harder, there really is some truly stunning cars here, finished and un finished and many great people.

To me, this really forum has been a great source of information and also freindship.

And lastly just to rub it in, heres my spotlight........



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Re: project car of the month
« Reply #38 on: April 24, 2010, 11:26:48 PM »
could just start a thread in the TRANS AM PICS  section .  (call it under construction)  ask Hitman to pin it to the top of the page.
do a short paragraph on your build and just add 1 or 2 pics. to it. 

No, the thing to do is to post a link to your restoration thread.  The "main" thread with all the links to the individual project threads could be stickied.  That would provide a central routing to each thread, and comments would be posted in the individual threads.  The stickied topic would only contain posts with llinks -- no discussions allowed, so it wouldn't get cluttered up with comments about individual projects.

That's the clean way to do it, if that's what gets decided.

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Re: project car of the month
« Reply #39 on: April 25, 2010, 10:27:46 AM »
I think things are fine as is. remember guys he picked t/a tommy's car last year and that was all torn down to nothing at that time and im sure its still that way.
one day it will be your turn just got to wait. it may be 10 years from now.
there are plenty of spotlight worthy people and cars just got to wait for the man up above to deside it is right for you.
some have had to wait 8 years for that spot. lets not get overbearring with things and just let these guys have their 1 month of fame one person at a time.
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