Phill Lynot - Firebird Trans Am ?

Phill Lynot - Firebird Trans Am ?

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5,354 posts

137 months

Wednesday 28th October 2020
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Anyone know if this was his / Thin Lizzy car ?

rat rod

2,452 posts

32 months

Thursday 29th October 2020
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neutral 3 said:


Anyone know if this was his / Thin Lizzy car ?
What a great photo, Shame we can't see the reg no,

newsatten

1,139 posts

81 months

Thursday 29th October 2020
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Back to TA's lol.
This thread has a TA header so I suspect
this will be rather interesting!
Moody Rock and Roll and without doubt
the best looking muscle car ever made
Tah-Da

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Original Poster:

5,354 posts

137 months

Saturday 31st October 2020
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Someone must know if the band or Phil owned it ?

Ructions

4,663 posts

88 months

Saturday 31st October 2020
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rat rod said:
neutral 3 said:


Anyone know if this was his / Thin Lizzy car ?
What a great photo, Shame we can't see the reg no,
Partial reg here. I don’t think Phil ever held a drivers license or even owned a car. I’m sure there are various social media groups were you would find a definite answer.


rat rod

2,452 posts

32 months

Sunday 1st November 2020
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Ructions said:
rat rod said:
neutral 3 said:


Anyone know if this was his / Thin Lizzy car ?
What a great photo, Shame we can't see the reg no,
Partial reg here. I don’t think Phil ever held a drivers license or even owned a car. I’m sure there are various social media groups were you would find a definite answer.

I take it that the photo was taken in the UK, looks like a white escort van in the background and maybe a Marina van behind the
Trans Am so unlikely to be in the States.

The number plate looks short with the three numbers taking more than half the number plate up, could have only 2 letters so private plate or

all numbers like a Guernsey reg car. but sorry none of that helps to find out if the car belongs to Thin Lizzy,

Do they have a Face Book or fan club still.

Ructions

4,663 posts

88 months

Sunday 1st November 2020
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I'll make enquiries, Smiley Bolger a good friend of Phillos is quite ill, he was what we in Ireland would describe as a character. I know a few people who know Brush Shiels quite well, they played together in Skid Row and see of they can verify anything. I think it was just a lucky coincidence, right place, right time.
Excluding the car, it's one hell of a line up. Bonus point for anyone who can name them.

Kinky

38,018 posts

236 months

Sunday 1st November 2020
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I honestly can't recall; but post it up on the Philo Vibe and I'm sure that some members will pick it up and know wink

RDMcG

16,434 posts

174 months

Sunday 1st November 2020
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Strangely enough I saw a Trans Am in Ireland when I was young parked at a race. I took a few pics at the time but have mislaid them. Identical to the one in the pic.

Aidan1976

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3 months

Friday 30th April
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Hello Ronan, that's very interesting that you saw one in Ireland back in the day. I own three 'bullnose' era Firebirds (i.e. '70 to '73), all original Irish reg cars. They are projects granted, but survive nonetheless. I do know that there was a 4th, but have been unable to track it down.

Here is a photo of one of mine taken back in the 1980s, a 1971 model. Was this the car that you saw that time? Would be fantastic if your photos were found!


Cheers, Aidan


Ructions

4,663 posts

88 months

Saturday 1st May
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Aidan what part of Ireland are you in?

I’ve recently bought an American truck and I’m told there are a few clubs around the country.

RDMcG

16,434 posts

174 months

Saturday 1st May
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Ir was definitely a Trans Am, white with a blue stripe and I would have taken pic of when it was fairly new; I cannot recall this clearly as I was quite young and it was a B&W photo, might have been at Mondello. I cannot find the pic unfortunately. In those day I did very little photography and it was a borrowed camerasmile........

Mark_Blanchard

328 posts

222 months

Monday 17th May
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Here's Robbo from his Motorhead days in 1983 with a Camaro.


LeighW

2,893 posts

155 months

Wednesday 19th May
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Mark_Blanchard said:
Here's Robbo from his Motorhead days in 1983 with a Camaro.

That Camaro didn't last much longer, last taxed in 84 according to DVLA.

Mark_Blanchard

328 posts

222 months

Friday 21st May
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Yes, looks a bit ropey. Motorhead sitting on it was the final straw.