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Big Raff

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665 posts

76 months

Wednesday 5th January 2011
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Does anyone here have any info on the Year One Trans-Am's...I have emailed their site, asking for information and pricing but with no luck...is there anybody who has imported one, ever seen one, know any more information...

An old 'Bandit' TA which has been rebuilt, chassis up...and looks amazing



Any info would be appreciated

Cheers

Motown Junk

2,034 posts

122 months

Wednesday 5th January 2011
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Big Raff

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665 posts

76 months

Thursday 6th January 2011
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Bargain...

chevy-stu

5,373 posts

133 months

Thursday 6th January 2011
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Build one here yourself.. Or.. I'll do it for you (for less than $129,000 too.. !!!)

It is stunning though..

Big Raff

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665 posts

76 months

Thursday 6th January 2011
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You know i was thinking about the same thing...definately something for late 2011, the look can be achieved with the help of a good bodywork shop, and the engine...well, there are some nice ones out there to shoe horn into that massive space smile


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chevy-stu

5,373 posts

133 months

Thursday 6th January 2011
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Big Raff said:
You know i was thinking about the same thing...definately something for late 2011, the look can be achieved with the help of a good bodywork shop, and the engine...well, there are some nice ones out there to shoe horn into that massive space smile
Bodywork and engine are the (relatively) easy bits, it's what suspension and brakes to squeeze in there.. wink

Big Raff

Original Poster:

665 posts

76 months

Friday 7th January 2011
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chevy-stu said:
Big Raff said:
You know i was thinking about the same thing...definately something for late 2011, the look can be achieved with the help of a good bodywork shop, and the engine...well, there are some nice ones out there to shoe horn into that massive space smile
Bodywork and engine are the (relatively) easy bits, it's what suspension and brakes to squeeze in there.. wink
After seeing the work you have done on your Camaro, i think we will be in touch soon...has all the work been carried out by yourself?

chevy-stu

5,373 posts

133 months

Friday 7th January 2011
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Big Raff said:
chevy-stu said:
Big Raff said:
You know i was thinking about the same thing...definately something for late 2011, the look can be achieved with the help of a good bodywork shop, and the engine...well, there are some nice ones out there to shoe horn into that massive space smile
Bodywork and engine are the (relatively) easy bits, it's what suspension and brakes to squeeze in there.. wink
After seeing the work you have done on your Camaro, i think we will be in touch soon...has all the work been carried out by yourself?
I've done some of the easier bits, but the specialist stuff like engine and bodywork were done by others. It's more the research and time spent finding the right parts that'll make it perform the best and that'll work.

More than welcome to get in touch anytime..

chevy-stu

5,373 posts

133 months

Friday 7th January 2011
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Big Raff said:
chevy-stu said:
Big Raff said:
You know i was thinking about the same thing...definately something for late 2011, the look can be achieved with the help of a good bodywork shop, and the engine...well, there are some nice ones out there to shoe horn into that massive space smile
Bodywork and engine are the (relatively) easy bits, it's what suspension and brakes to squeeze in there.. wink
After seeing the work you have done on your Camaro, i think we will be in touch soon...has all the work been carried out by yourself?
I've done some of the easier bits, but the specialist stuff like engine and bodywork were done by others. It's more the research and time spent finding the right parts that'll make it perform the best and that'll work.

More than welcome to get in touch anytime..

LuS1fer

32,265 posts

150 months

Friday 7th January 2011
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Lovely car. Shame about the headlights.
$129,000 is not excessive for essentially a hand-built new car and just shows how much we take for granted the legacy Henry Ford left us in terms of mass-production.
Needless to say, I'd love one but I'd fit the original friont candles - it will be a far better quality than GM ever threw together built.

Twin Turbo

5,544 posts

171 months

Friday 7th January 2011
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Not my favourite T/A, but if it came with a (young) Sally Field in the passenger seat.........

chevy-stu

5,373 posts

133 months

Friday 7th January 2011
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LuS1fer said:
Lovely car. Shame about the headlights.
$129,000 is not excessive for essentially a hand-built new car and just shows how much we take for granted the legacy Henry Ford left us in terms of mass-production.
Needless to say, I'd love one but I'd fit the original friont candles - it will be a far better quality than GM ever threw together built.
For the time involved, it's probably the right price as you say... Lot's of parts that are very argueable that are worth doing though, like the billet badges, lots of the interior features, the rear 4-link etc... Depends on what you want the car for at the end really...

(original GM build quality was appalling... frown)