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Offline 78Formula

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Re: 1979 JP's Trans Am
« Reply #15 on: October 13, 2009, 10:09:48 PM »
Haha sorry I cant respond in french but the car looks very nice. How did you find a Trans Am in France?

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Offline jean-phi

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Re: 1979 JP's Trans Am
« Reply #16 on: October 14, 2009, 02:41:38 PM »
For those who try to speak in french, you can write in english, i have to understand you, i'm on american board, and i think i'll understand more easyly your correct english than french's google translation  ;)

For the Trans Am in France, there are a lot of Trans Am in differents shape, i bought the one i show you a long way from my home, and i bought another 79 t/a for parts at 15 minutes from my home ! :p

The one i bought recently  for parts :

Not bad when we look at it from a far distance





Not when we look closer











Mine didn't have any rust on body ;)

Else, here are some French Trans Am, very beautiful ...







And others which are definitively dead ... :/








This is my old roof :

 

My dad nearly finished it :





He has to finish the holes for the roof light and for the conductor and passenger mirror

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Re: 1979 JP's Trans Am
« Reply #17 on: October 14, 2009, 04:04:41 PM »
Wow Ive never seen a firebird as bad as that white one.

Offline 78Formula

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Re: 1979 JP's Trans Am
« Reply #18 on: October 14, 2009, 10:45:55 PM »
I guess I just never really thought about how many Trans Ams were in diffrent countries, such as France. Very cool though! I agree, I believe that white one is the worst I've seen also.

Chase Kelly
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Re: 1979 JP's Trans Am
« Reply #19 on: October 15, 2009, 07:09:05 AM »
And the actual owner want 500 for it .. ( 750 USD ), i think it'll be dust in some years ... :p

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Re: 1979 JP's Trans Am
« Reply #20 on: October 15, 2009, 01:58:43 PM »
I wouldnt pay 300 USD, even to part the car out you would have a tough time coming up ontop.

Offline jean-phi

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Re: 1979 JP's Trans Am
« Reply #21 on: October 16, 2009, 05:56:38 AM »
Could someone told me the dimension of this part in red please ?

    

We make a repro, but we don't have the real exact dimensions.

Thanks ;)

Offline 78Formula

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Re: 1979 JP's Trans Am
« Reply #22 on: October 17, 2009, 11:43:14 PM »
Yeah, I can look tomorrow and find out the dimensions of it. I just recently put a new one on my shifter.

Chase Kelly
1978 W50 Pontiac Firebird Formula with original 305
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Re: 1979 JP's Trans Am
« Reply #23 on: October 19, 2009, 11:11:35 PM »
The shifter slider (the piece you were asking about) is 30.5 cm long and 3.6 cm wide.

Chase Kelly
1978 W50 Pontiac Firebird Formula with original 305
Gallery: http://www.78ta.com/gallery2/main.php/v/Formula78/
http://www.motortopia.com//78Formula

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Re: 1979 JP's Trans Am
« Reply #24 on: October 20, 2009, 01:31:53 PM »
The shifter slider (the piece you were asking about) is 30.5 cm long and 3.6 cm wide.
Thank you very much ;)

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Re: 1979 JP's Trans Am
« Reply #25 on: October 20, 2009, 01:40:17 PM »
Just one more question, where is exactly located the hole for the shifter ?
In the middle of the 3,6cm ? or not ?
In the middle of the 30,5cm ? or not ?
It seems to be in the middle in wider and longer, but i prefer to ask ;)

Thanks ;)
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Offline 78Formula

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Re: 1979 JP's Trans Am
« Reply #26 on: October 22, 2009, 10:50:53 PM »
Im pretty sure its directly in the center of both, but I will check and see.

Chase Kelly
1978 W50 Pontiac Firebird Formula with original 305
Gallery: http://www.78ta.com/gallery2/main.php/v/Formula78/
http://www.motortopia.com//78Formula

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Re: 1979 JP's Trans Am
« Reply #27 on: February 21, 2010, 05:20:36 PM »
Some news :

On january, i received some parts from fbodywarehouse

T-top weather seal :



and some other parts for my t-top.



This month, that was from rockauto, the wiper motor and oil filter

At the begin of the month, i took the car to the garage, by the road, without any problem ( the exhaust touch the road on the bump ... :D )

I made some pictures this week end :





























I love it !

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Re: 1979 JP's Trans Am
« Reply #28 on: February 21, 2010, 06:21:16 PM »
I just caught the thread

nice looking TA you have.

Your dad seems quite handy, nice to have that resource at hand

I think you need some mud flaps to keep the back end clean  ;D ;D ;D
Charlie
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Offline ZachAttack77TA

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Re: 1979 JP's Trans Am
« Reply #29 on: February 21, 2010, 07:33:30 PM »
Tres bien, Jean-Phi!

Sorry, that's about the extent of my French. I lived in Paris for two years. But the Trans Am is looking fantastic! Keep us updated!
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