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Old 02-21-2013, 01:15 PM   #6
LBreezie

 
Drives: 2012 Camaro 45th anniversary
Join Date: Sep 2012
Location: PA
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Originally Posted by Roll_the_Dice View Post
I am going to look at a 68 Firebird coupe in tomorrow morning. If I buy it, I am trying to decide what to do cosmetically as well. I am going to research the VIN and figure out original color and trim level. I will most likely try and keep it mostly original unless it is not a matching #s car.

Most Firebirds I have seen don't have stripes, so I doubt I would do a stripe. The one I am looking at has the hood scoops and tach on the hood so I don't think stripes would look good. For the wheels, I am thinking either original Pontiac wheels or something similar to the era like this:
Torq thrusts are nice. I was looking into them. Im waiting on a nice used pair that I can get for maybe 3/4 the price. Right now my Firebird is sitting down my uncles chevy dealership in the body shop, waiting for the day I begin working on it again. So far I have just given the car a rebuilt engine with a clean engine compartment.
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