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#1 Dylan.V

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Posted 20 August 2012 - 04:32 AM

hey guys I'm Dylan , i am new to the forum and figured i'd show you my project. its a 1979 firebird, it has a 78 nose on it (which i like better because it looks more like the bandit t/a) it has a pontiac 350 from an earlier firebird (not sure what year car the engine came form) it has the 350 auto trans. here are some pics of the car

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#2 taman76

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Posted 20 August 2012 - 04:36 AM

Looks nice.
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#3 Erwin78ta

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Posted 20 August 2012 - 05:19 AM

HI Dylan, welcome to FBN. Nice starting point for your project.
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#4 Greenbird76

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Posted 20 August 2012 - 06:54 AM

Nice looking project and welcome to the site!:12EMOTICHEERS:
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Posted 20 August 2012 - 09:47 AM

Great to have you here Dylan. Nice looking bird. Your engine should have the year stamped on it, check below the driver's side head.


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#6 Dylan.V

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Posted 21 August 2012 - 04:04 AM

thanks guys! i looked at the casting numbers on the engine and its from a 72' firebird. ill be getting started on the car soon and ill keep it posted

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Posted 28 August 2012 - 06:18 AM

I almost went after this car on Hudson valley craigslist.Good to see someone is going to fix her up and keep her away from the 4x4ers lol Posted Image Post pics up when you work on her!!Posted Image

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#8 cajun

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Posted 28 August 2012 - 07:34 AM

nice car hope to see pic of the work as it's done good luck :12EMOTICHEERS:

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Posted 28 August 2012 - 10:10 AM

Welcome to FBN! Nice project!
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Pontiac 350, +.040 9.1:1
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#10 Dylan.V

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Posted 29 August 2012 - 07:30 PM

I almost went after this car on Hudson valley craigslist.Good to see someone is going to fix her up and keep her away from the 4x4ers lol Posted Image Post pics up when you work on her!!Posted Image


lol thats too funny, she's a little ruff around the edges but it'll be a nice bird when I'm done with it

thanks guys! I'm gonna be getting started on it soon with my dad, he's Evill.ED on the forum, ill be posting pics and keeping you updated

Edited by Dylan.V, 29 August 2012 - 07:30 PM.





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