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Forum: THE LOBBY Today, 03:54 PM
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Posted By unruhjonny
The video is good, but the guy is obviously...

The video is good, but the guy is obviously biased towards his Caddy;
I am not a fan of roll racing, but it's generally accepted that the two cars line up at the same speed then the designated...
Forum: THE LOBBY 11-23-2022, 02:37 PM
Replies: 115
Views: 3,308
Posted By unruhjonny
yeah I think I read that the SCCA almost...

yeah I think I read that the SCCA almost exclusively survived because of those payments.
Forum: THE LOBBY 11-23-2022, 02:14 PM
Replies: 115
Views: 3,308
Posted By unruhjonny
I do believe that Pontiac never had the rights...

I do believe that Pontiac never had the rights the the "Trans Am" name;
They essentially paid to use it.
Forum: THE LOBBY 11-23-2022, 12:45 PM
Replies: 115
Views: 3,308
Posted By unruhjonny
the only real problem with the Aztek, was that it...

the only real problem with the Aztek, was that it was too far ahead of the market.
They were stylish for their time, and looked much better when they got painted bumpers.
They were a crossover...
Forum: THE LOBBY 11-22-2022, 09:24 PM
Replies: 115
Views: 3,308
Posted By unruhjonny
/\ that post is about ten years late! lol ...

/\ that post is about ten years late!
lol
Before Carroll passed (iirc it was when he test drove the pre-production 2012 GT500) he asked his staff when they would hit 1,000hp;
So in responce they...
Forum: THE LOBBY 11-22-2022, 11:54 AM
Replies: 115
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Posted By unruhjonny
For those who do not know, the Chevrolet trucks...

For those who do not know, the Chevrolet trucks typically can not get some of the options that the GMC does;
The GMC is supposed to be a more upscale version of the Chevrolet truck.
Forum: THE LOBBY 11-21-2022, 03:54 PM
Replies: 115
Views: 3,308
Posted By unruhjonny
I had understood that post-bailout, GM...

I had understood that post-bailout, GM restructured so that franchisees ALL became Chevrolet/Buick/GMC;
They kept the Cadillac as an add-on to an existing franchise, but also kept their rules about...
Forum: THE LOBBY 11-20-2022, 06:16 PM
Replies: 115
Views: 3,308
Posted By unruhjonny
I have no doubt the later Regal GS is a nicer...

I have no doubt the later Regal GS is a nicer driving, err cruising car;
but it was also a big step up in cost from the Cobalt/HHR - that price jump would be for niceties which I personally can do...
Forum: THE LOBBY 11-20-2022, 04:17 AM
Replies: 115
Views: 3,308
Posted By unruhjonny
I mean no disrespect, but would like to point out...

I mean no disrespect, but would like to point out a bit of a problem with the following:



Problem #1

https://cdn02.carsforsale.com/3/1020782/31761406/1474603686.jpg

or maybe you want one...
Forum: THE LOBBY 11-16-2022, 07:26 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 2,078
Posted By unruhjonny
The past owner actually chimed in on the comments...

The past owner actually chimed in on the comments - it might be buried there - based on the latest video saying that they have been called many nasty things for owning a car lot and buying flood...
Forum: THE LOBBY 11-15-2022, 11:26 AM
Replies: 79
Views: 4,661
Posted By unruhjonny
if anyone wants a link: ...

if anyone wants a link:

https://www.sdperformance.com/moreTech.php?newsID=39
Forum: 67-81 Firebird & TA Parts WANTED 11-14-2022, 05:06 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 593
Posted By unruhjonny
OK, before I reply (in case anyone is following...

OK, before I reply (in case anyone is following this) there was a kijiji ad in my province for exactly this part;
As it turns out it was the same guy who a couple years ago responded to my "wanted"...
Forum: 70-73 Firebird & TA TECH 11-13-2022, 01:04 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 744
Posted By unruhjonny
Wow!! That's strong money in my books for a...

Wow!!
That's strong money in my books for a Formula 350!!
Thanks for the update!
Forum: THE LOBBY 11-12-2022, 02:00 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 304
Posted By unruhjonny
i think this is another:

i think this is another:
Forum: 70-73 Firebird & TA TECH 11-10-2022, 06:00 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 953
Posted By unruhjonny
thanks for the direct link! Unfortunately...

thanks for the direct link!

Unfortunately the guy doing the video just points at the corner of the dash, but unless I am mistaken that looks like the POS shifter handle that Hurst has sold for the...
Forum: 70-73 Firebird & TA TECH 11-08-2022, 06:42 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 180
Posted By unruhjonny
/\ HFR nailed it; I have rarely seen the...

/\ HFR nailed it;
I have rarely seen the stencil, but if the tag is missing, the Muncie code should be stamped.

According to the MPC I have here:
the WL w/3.55 gears (and F60/15 or F70/14*...
Forum: 70-73 Firebird & TA TECH 11-08-2022, 06:12 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 953
Posted By unruhjonny
I understand people's concern with the rivets,...

I understand people's concern with the rivets, but since rust is common on the cowl at the bottom of the windshield, I would hope that the tag was removed to ensure it wasn't damaged when repairs...
Forum: 70-73 Firebird & TA TECH 11-04-2022, 04:20 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 744
Posted By unruhjonny
As I remember the 1973 and the 1974 Firebird...

As I remember the 1973 and the 1974 Firebird engine options were the same, The base Formula was a 350 2bbl engine with dual exhaust. The transmission choice was a 3spd manual, A 4spd manual and a...
Forum: 70-73 Firebird & TA TECH 11-01-2022, 01:08 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 744
Posted By unruhjonny
Check out this '73 Formula (Mecum Nov 22)

Has anyone seen this one?

https://www.hemmings.com/classifieds/cars-for-sale/pontiac/firebird/2631664.html

I cannot recall EVER having seen a 71-75 Formula L30 car build AS an L30 car, and left...
Forum: Members Helping Members 10-28-2022, 05:37 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 334
Posted By unruhjonny
/\ look again; The TA would have had a dropped...

/\ look again;
The TA would have had a dropped base - this is not a dropped base.
Forum: Members Helping Members 10-28-2022, 04:49 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 334
Posted By unruhjonny
definitely a Pontiac Air cleaner; Not a...

definitely a Pontiac Air cleaner;
Not a Firebird air cleaner;
The plug on the back has me thinking that it's post 1974, because I am pretty sure those were not there on 73/74 air cleaners.
Forum: Pontiac - Street 10-28-2022, 04:37 PM
Replies: 141
Views: 11,691
Posted By unruhjonny
I realize the original intent of this discussion...

I realize the original intent of this discussion is resolved, but I wanted to chime in.
When I daily drove my Firebird (3.55:1), I would just cruise at a speed (on the highway) that I felt...
Forum: 70-73 Firebird & TA TECH 10-28-2022, 01:04 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 1,151
Posted By unruhjonny
I am not sure what you are quoting; You are...

I am not sure what you are quoting;
You are citing two different open differntial (stamped) codes;
COS = 3.07:1
COU = 3.31:1

Maybe explaining it this way will help;
The standard gear set for a...
Forum: 70-73 Firebird & TA TECH 10-28-2022, 12:50 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 1,151
Posted By unruhjonny
they are the same thing. each division had...

they are the same thing.

each division had the luxury of creating their own terminology;
The term "posi" is the generally accepted term for a car that did not have an open differential.
...
Forum: 70-73 Firebird & TA TECH 10-28-2022, 11:01 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 1,151
Posted By unruhjonny
Agreed. In my case, I actually sold a...

Agreed.

In my case, I actually sold a correct to my car COW rear end* BEFORE I realized that the rear end in my car was a COX;
But I had never planned on running an open rear end, and my car is...
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