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Offline CT Bird Fan

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went to a local show tonight and FINALLY saw a 2nd gen!!
« on: August 18, 2010, 08:54:48 PM »
I went to my local cruise in tonight, and for the first time in three years I saw a 2nd gen Firebird there! A beautiful 1977 400 4-speed SE with a red, yes RED interior!

At first I thought it might be a clone, but then the owner showed up and said it was a real SE and was custom ordered by the previous (original) owner with a red interior. A very nice, all original car (one repaint back in 87, and the motor rebuilt then too). He didn't say he had the build sheet or PHS, but he did say he has the original window sticker. I can't imagine there's too many of these out there!

He asked me if I knew what year it was, and I said yes, a 77. I told him I could tell by the grills and also the short shaker (he looked at me like I had two heads when I mentioned the short shaker!)

Here's a couple pics.



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Re: went to a local show tonight and FINALLY saw a 2nd gen!!
« Reply #1 on: August 18, 2010, 10:33:19 PM »
sorry cant get used to the red guts
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Re: went to a local show tonight and FINALLY saw a 2nd gen!!
« Reply #2 on: August 18, 2010, 11:54:02 PM »
Shame on you Hammer lol ....looks like Firethorn to me  ;) ;D

Nice car...thanks for the pix Dave
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Re: went to a local show tonight and FINALLY saw a 2nd gen!!
« Reply #3 on: August 19, 2010, 03:32:01 AM »
must have been ron jeremy that ordered that car....or at least some other porn star....
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Re: went to a local show tonight and FINALLY saw a 2nd gen!!
« Reply #4 on: August 19, 2010, 05:29:37 AM »
Thanks for the pic, but my honest opinion, apart from the possible rarity value, i really dont like the Red....... i think Eroc hit the nail on the head here!
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Re: went to a local show tonight and FINALLY saw a 2nd gen!!
« Reply #5 on: August 19, 2010, 09:53:14 AM »
I am not down with the red interior, but I still think it's a damn cool car.  It would be kind of nice to drive what's probably a one of a kind car, though.
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Re: went to a local show tonight and FINALLY saw a 2nd gen!!
« Reply #6 on: August 19, 2010, 11:57:42 AM »
very nice, congrats
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Offline Frode_skj

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Re: went to a local show tonight and FINALLY saw a 2nd gen!!
« Reply #7 on: August 19, 2010, 01:05:56 PM »
I don't care what color the exterior or the interior have :P A Trans Am looks GREAT anyway :D
But a rare SE indeed :) seen one other online, but that had an automatic
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Offline chwkman

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Re: went to a local show tonight and FINALLY saw a 2nd gen!!
« Reply #8 on: August 20, 2010, 06:41:57 PM »
The red doesn't do much for me either, but if it was mine I'd drive it!
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