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Old 05-10-2013, 12:06 PM   #76
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Are you the first forum member to undergo and document this transition? I have seen these cars around on the internet, but never anyone actually on the forum. I think it looks freaking sweet.
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Old 05-10-2013, 12:15 PM   #77
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The KIT/Conversions are very nice.

For the SUPER Chicken conversion AKA the Gen 2 - 78' (70'-81'), I would fill in the side quarter glass to be authentic though. That section of the belt line is a distinctive new Camaro design element... a carry over from Gen 1 Camaro / Firebird bodies.

Depends on which bird you are trying to re-create.
- Gen 5 Camaro conversion that keeps the quarter glass is a mimic of the Gen 1 bird, and should have a Gen 1 Bird front/tail end.

- Gen 5 Camaro conversion that fills in quarter glass is a mimic of the Gen 2 bird, and should have a Gen 2 Bird front/tail end.

Or whatever
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Old 05-10-2013, 12:17 PM   #78
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I am loving those rims? Does TA depot sell them? I'd get the gold painted carbon flash and put them on my 45th.
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Old 05-10-2013, 12:18 PM   #79
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Bird bird bird bird bird. My mom got a Black/Gold trans am brand new when she turned 16 and the pictures she has of it are amazing bird bird bird!
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Old 05-10-2013, 12:28 PM   #80
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^^^^^ K, you can listen to this kid
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Old 05-10-2013, 12:29 PM   #81
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Look at it!

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Old 05-10-2013, 12:30 PM   #82
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Exactly its amazing!
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Old 05-10-2013, 12:40 PM   #83
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Man I like it without the bird but I think it needs it.
I say BIRD
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Old 05-10-2013, 01:03 PM   #84
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Got to have the screaming chicken, not a Trans Am without it. Also, the "bulge" where they are mounting the T/A 6.2 is known as a shaker.

Had a '77 Bandit edition. Your conversion looks sweet!!
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Old 05-10-2013, 02:00 PM   #85
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Old 05-10-2013, 03:37 PM   #86
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Looking GREAT !

Can't wait to see more pictures when you get it
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Old 05-10-2013, 03:40 PM   #87
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I am loving those rims? Does TA depot sell them? I'd get the gold painted carbon flash and put them on my 45th.
You can get them but they are about $4,000 for all 4....or about that much.

They don't really want to sell them separately as witnessed by the price...lol

I talked to them extensively at the F Body Gathering last year in Atlanta.

They look even better in person !
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Old 05-10-2013, 03:42 PM   #88
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Old 05-10-2013, 03:49 PM   #89
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yes!!! I can't wait till we get this thing in
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Old 05-10-2013, 04:19 PM   #90
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Coming together real nice. This is great!
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Old 05-10-2013, 04:33 PM   #91
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You guys are killing me with the bird. What I really need are the t-tops, which go on later this summer. You know, they can do anything. Maybe there is a subtle version of the bird, a gold shadow...
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Old 05-10-2013, 07:39 PM   #92
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You guys are killing me with the bird. What I really need are the t-tops, which go on later this summer. You know, they can do anything. Maybe there is a subtle version of the bird, a gold shadow...
Maybe something like the bird Year One does ?

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Old 05-11-2013, 01:10 PM   #93
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I stopped by the shop today and you car is looking great. I would have taken some pictures for you but they had it disassembled to put on the shaker hood and the fenders. After seeing it I still say no bird and if you decided to go with a bird go with something suddle
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Old 05-11-2013, 02:59 PM   #94
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I stopped by the shop today and you car is looking great. I would have taken some pictures for you but they had it disassembled to put on the shaker hood and the fenders. After seeing it I still say no bird and if you decided to go with a bird go with something subtle
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How about having the bird ghosted on, that would be cool.
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Old 05-11-2013, 08:54 PM   #95
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How about having the bird ghosted on, that would be cool.
Thanks i was typing on my iPhone
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Old 05-11-2013, 09:02 PM   #96
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I LIKE THIS !!!! :-)
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Old 05-11-2013, 09:03 PM   #97
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Old 05-12-2013, 09:24 AM   #98
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Getting there - side shots. Hopefully, shipping end of next week.
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Old 05-12-2013, 09:48 AM   #99
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Actually, I meant end of this week, meaning 5 days from now...
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Old 05-12-2013, 11:50 AM   #100
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Just ordered the simple non-FI engine parts to go with the TA conversion. Rotofab intake, Kooks headers and cats, TA Depot custom exhaust (already installed), Texas Speed heads, ported TB, a baby cam and a custom dyno tune. Expecting around 470 to the wheels with great torque throughout.

Nice.................

And again, go with the BIRD will add the finishing touch or you could always get one airbrushed later
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