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#1 1tinindian

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Posted 01 September 2009 - 07:31 PM

This has been a fun and close race, but Kevin (Kip) and his 99 30th Daytona convert is our newest winner, and he has a true piece of Pontiac history to serve as our COTM for September.

Congrats Kip! :)
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#2 Pete W

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Posted 01 September 2009 - 07:39 PM

Congrats Kevin! That is truly a beautiful Firebird and well deserved! :) :tard:


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Posted 01 September 2009 - 07:49 PM

Congrats. Were you at TA Nats? If so, we saw your car. Very nice.

James & Layna


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Posted 02 September 2009 - 04:41 AM

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Posted 02 September 2009 - 06:20 AM

Very nice Bird!!Posted Image

That is two 4th gens in a row!!!Posted Image
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Posted 02 September 2009 - 06:43 AM

congrats, i love those cars.Posted Image Posted Image
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Posted 02 September 2009 - 01:33 PM

Congrats! Very nice car.
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Posted 02 September 2009 - 01:51 PM

Congrats Kip, that's a beautiful T/A!

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Posted 02 September 2009 - 02:16 PM

congrats,you have a beutiful 30th.Posted Image
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Posted 02 September 2009 - 03:40 PM

congrats nice car!!
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R.I.P Jay. We Will Miss You!! You Will Never Be Forgotten!!

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Posted 02 September 2009 - 04:42 PM

Beautiful car, well deserved!!!:worthless:

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Posted 02 September 2009 - 05:08 PM

well deserved great lookin bird!!

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Posted 02 September 2009 - 05:10 PM

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Posted 03 September 2009 - 08:03 AM

Congrats.

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Posted 03 September 2009 - 09:09 AM

Congrats!
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Posted 03 September 2009 - 10:18 AM

Congrats!





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Posted 03 September 2009 - 11:14 AM

congrats

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Posted 03 September 2009 - 02:37 PM

Congrats, Kip! A beautiful picture of an amazing Pontiac.
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Rest In Peace, Pete, a.k.a. "Brother Rat" and Jay, our Firebird Brother!
Y'all two keep each other out of trouble up there, okay?

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Posted 03 September 2009 - 04:49 PM

very sweet. well deserved.:twocents:
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Posted 03 September 2009 - 05:35 PM

A well deserved win. Congrats Kevin!




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