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Offline PA Formula 78

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Re: BROWN BIRDS
« Reply #75 on: February 22, 2011, 06:27:52 AM »
I have read that the swap is definately possible, only it is a real pain the a$$.
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Re: BROWN BIRDS
« Reply #76 on: February 22, 2011, 06:52:52 AM »
It is a 403. I'll see if I can get the guy to chime in. I know they spent a lot of time with Mondello on this. The owner wanted to have something different and if you look at the car you'd never know a conversion was done. This car was in a basement for many year. I'm going down to check the collection out in a few weeks. I'll take a bunch of pictures of it.
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« Reply #77 on: February 22, 2011, 07:19:05 AM »
well it was done clean enough to make it look as if it belongs there.
Too many birds, not enough food.

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Re: BROWN BIRDS
« Reply #78 on: February 23, 2011, 09:35:52 PM »
here is my 79 ta 400 before i strarted to paint it

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Re: BROWN BIRDS
« Reply #79 on: February 24, 2011, 02:38:19 PM »
Found another 403 4-spd T\A for sale. It's not brown but .... http://www.hemmings.com/classifieds/carsforsale/pontiac/trans_am/1195905.html
"79 Trans Am tenth Anniversary Edition"
"81 Turbo Trans Am"
Sad to see that people part out T\A's :( especially saveable ones

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Re: BROWN BIRDS
« Reply #80 on: February 26, 2011, 10:27:44 PM »
I spotted this one in Atlanta today!  79 Heritage Brown 403 TA.  Looked mostly original,(build sheet was in car) couple of little things,(T-A 6.6) but seemed to be solid.  With a little work could be very nice.  Looks like it was in the 09 Bandit Run :)

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Re: BROWN BIRDS
« Reply #81 on: February 26, 2011, 11:14:59 PM »
is the 79 for sale in atlanta, that is a great looking car, if so how much.
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Re: BROWN BIRDS
« Reply #82 on: February 27, 2011, 06:41:15 AM »
I think the sticker was $13,900. It was at Corvette World just by spaghetti junction on I85.
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Re: BROWN BIRDS
« Reply #83 on: February 27, 2011, 07:45:47 AM »
That car has been up there a while. I did'nt stop and look at it but saw it from the road. Looks like a good car.
http://www.buyavette.com/1979%20Pontiac%20Trans%20Am%20For%20Sale%20Stock%202520.php
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Re: BROWN BIRDS
« Reply #84 on: February 27, 2011, 09:13:47 AM »
hmmm that looks like limey's car lol
Too many birds, not enough food.

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Re: BROWN BIRDS
« Reply #85 on: February 27, 2011, 02:09:37 PM »
hmmm that looks like limey's car lol


Not mine, I swear ;D
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Re: BROWN BIRDS
« Reply #86 on: February 27, 2011, 07:41:39 PM »
Looks like a nice car, but it seems like the color doesn't quite match Heritage brown.
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Re: BROWN BIRDS
« Reply #87 on: March 14, 2011, 12:36:53 AM »
Sorry to do this... but it's no longer sporting the brentwood... it'll always be brown at heart and for the rest of the brown birds out there, I figured I'd helped make yours stand out a little more with one less brown bird out there trying to hog the light... ;D ;D ;D

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Re: BROWN BIRDS
« Reply #88 on: March 14, 2011, 09:01:53 PM »
you still finishing up the black paint job or is it done, got any more black pics to share.  or a before brownie.
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Re: BROWN BIRDS
« Reply #89 on: March 14, 2011, 10:14:30 PM »
I posted a few pages back of it in it's original state, here's a thread on the restoration that is still in progress....
http://www.78ta.com/smf/index.php?topic=29914.0