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Texas Trans Am Service & Restoration Newsletter
"Specializing in Service and Restoration of
Second Generation Pontiac Firebirds"
+ + www.TexasTransAms.com + +

"Still Under Same Old Management"
+ + Sponsor of www.TransAmTerritory.org + +

June 2002

In this Issue
1. Pontiac Southern Nationals
2. New Project Cars
3. Auto Custom Carpet
4. Texas Trans Am Mufflers
5. Shipping & Credit Cards
6. Top 100 Muscle Car Site
7. Tee-Shirts
8. What's new at the shop?

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1. We took Saturday off to attend DAPA's Pontiac Southern Nationals. We 
saw some of our parts and service customers, made new "restification" 
friends and met some Pontiac legends including Jim Butler, Pete McCarthy 
and Jim Wangers. We have pictures of cars in the show in Richardson and 
video of races in Caddo Mills. Pictures include a 1971 White 455-HO Trans 
Am, 1973 Buccaneer Red Trans Am SD-455, 1974 White Trans Am SD-455, and 
the New GeeTO Tiger. If you missed the drag racing, check out the MPEG 
movies including Street and Pro Trans Ams and the GeetTO tiger. Be sure 
to turn up the sound real loud. Almost like being there, except for the 
smell and the sunburn.
http://www.texastransams.com/articles/articles.htm

2. "Membership has its privileges"
Newsletter subscribers will get first notice on new Project Cars.
New Pictures:
- 1978 Bandit, needs engine and transmission, rear floor pan 
needs to be patched, straight rear quarters, true Special 
Edition Car
http://texastransams.com/projects/78bla000seta50.htm

Available soon:
- 1972 Firebird Formula, automatic car, needs engine and transmission,
straight rear quarters
- 1980 Trans Am, hardtop, 301 needs to be replaced, rust free body
If you are interested in one of these great project cars,
call David at 817-563-2121
Check for pictures of new cars on the projects page of the website
http://www.texastransams.com/projects/projects.htm

3. We are now offering Auto Custom Carpet for your Second Generation
Firebird. Our June promotional price: $125.00 plus shipping. David 
considers this the best fitting, most accurate replacement carpet 
available. We just installed new black ACC carpet in Jerry's car and 
have found that it's a lot more fun to vacuum.
Check out Carpet and other parts:
http://www.texastransams.com/parts/parts.htm

4. Texas Trans Am Mufflers are in stock. $120.00 for the pair plus 
shipping. If you need the cross-mount muffler for behind the axle, we 
can have that fabricated also. Our mufflers are made of heavier gauge 
steel than other mufflers. This reduces the high-pitched ringing sound 
found in some dual chamber mufflers. If you can get your car to our shop 
just south of Fort Worth we can have them installed for you with full 
dual exhaust and an "H" equalizer pipe.
Check out the sounds:
http://www.texastransams.com/sounds/idle.htm

5. We are now able to accept Visa, MasterCard and American Express. We are
also now shipping FedEx ground. At least until we teach "Brown" a thing or
two.

6. Don't forget to vote for TexasTransAms.com on the Top 100 MuscleCar
Sites.
http://www.top100musclecarsites.com/scripts/arp/rankem.cgi?id=perform

We've been floating around in the top 20 for the last two months. To lazy 
to vote?. Love Google.com search?. Me too! Just set your Internet Start 
Page to http://www.texastransams.com/google

7. Girlfriends and daughters have been stealing our TexasTransAm Tee-
Shirts, so a new design is in the works. Newsletter subscribers will be 
the first to know when they become available.

8. At the shop recently we did a tune-up on Pam's Yellow '78 Trans Am,
treated the repaired floor pans with Por15 and cut the Cars-n-Concepts 
T-Top roof off Chris's '78 T/A (soon to be replaced with a Fisher T-Top 
roof), welded new rear and trunk panels on the back and cut the door 
skin off the '65 Mustang, re-sealed the rear window, repaired the 
dashboard wiring, electric lock wiring, installed a new stereo, rear 
package tray, carpet, rear and door speakers (yes, door speakers - 
article coming later), T-Top and door weather-stripping, and Texas 
Trans Am Mufflers on Jerry's '79 T/A, started body work on a '71 T/A, 
sandblasted and painted suspension and sub-frame for Dan's '79 T/A with 
Por15, cut the light panel out of the back of a '79 firebird, had phone 
lines installed, picked up a nice set of honey comb wheels and 8" 
snowflakes, sold some Pontiac engines, bought some more, already sold 
a pair of 6X 4 heads off one (used some regrettable language
getting them loose), shipped several fiberglass hoods and a fiberglass 
front clip, a Kildee laid eggs in the parking lot next to the blue T/A 
(watch your step), mowed the back lot and found a few project cars we 
forgot about, and cooked lunch on the grill.

Oh yeah, we're running low on Dr Pepper, so if you are coming out to the
shop bring a 6 pack, and if you're coming out on Saturday bring something 
to throw on the grill.

Your friends at Texas Trans Ams
817-563-2121
transams@flash.net

"Restoring Old Dreams"
http://www.texastransams.com

http://www.transamterritory.org


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