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Muscle cars Ok... admit it!!! You know there's a muscle car sittin' next to that rat rod in u're garage! Fess up & let's see it!!!

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Old 10-22-2016, 09:07 PM
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Well, I'm no longer a Corvette owner. Went and traded it off today for a 1988 Firebird Formula 350. 350 Tuned Port, automatic, posi rear. Has some kind of aftermarket cat back exhaust, other than that it seems to be stock. The Corvette was no longer practical since we are raising the Grandson, so we needed the back seat. Loved my Vette, but will probably never own another one. This Formula feels like a hoss, plenty of power, very compatible to the Vette. Got to fix a few small things, need to find a rear spoiler, but it drives great. Will get a new set of tires by spring. Here it is at it's new home...






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Old 10-22-2016, 09:48 PM
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Looks brand new!
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Old 10-22-2016, 10:46 PM
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Looks great Low mileage
You know as the grandson gets bigger the back seat gets smaller
Drive those old tires right off it
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Old 10-22-2016, 11:05 PM
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Good lookin car. Does the air work too
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Old 10-23-2016, 07:07 AM
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Air works, but needs a can to be really cold. AM/FM just buzzes, won't light up, so I guess it's toast. Mileage reads 134,000......all the time. Speedo works but odometer doesn't. Has had one repaint in original color, supposedly two owner car, always a Southern car, no rust.
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Old 10-23-2016, 09:04 AM
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looks good buddy. Drive it til it quits then fix it.
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Old 10-23-2016, 09:11 AM
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Looks to be in great shape, good find.
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Old 11-05-2016, 07:07 AM
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Nice find! It is a rare color. Do yourself a favor and get the aftermarket fiberglass replacement rear wing (link below) and not the foam original one. I have had 3 GTA's and a formula. I also parted these cars out for years. Good find

http://www.hawksmotorsports.com/fire...w-aftermarket/
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Old 11-05-2016, 07:27 AM
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Thanks jfg. I have been looking around, and there seems to only be two places that make a repro spoiler, Hawkes and a place in Canada called Showcars. I don't know how they are now, but I've heard some horror stories about Showcars and their products--crappy fit, a long time between ordering and actually receiving parts, if you even got what you ordered. I've been lurking around a few third gen boards, seems everybody loves Hawkes, and they are priced the same no matter who is selling them. I did find a company called OER that has a dealer about 100 miles from me, I could probably save a bit on freight if I bought it from them, but then again, maybe not. Having $600 in a piece of fiberglass, before paint even, makes me woozy.
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Old 11-17-2016, 04:40 PM
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Nice, seems to be in great condition. I've never seen that color before.
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