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Re: Firebird and the Trans-Am series
« Reply #195 on: June 16, 2017, 09:47:47 AM »
Hi Mike,

That is the Coppins Firebird, it raced in Australia '72, '73 '74 and '75 as well as the domestic NZ seasons.
The turn signal and marker lights were not required on the T/A circuit and were missing when the car got to NZ and as they were required, locally available/aftermarket items were used.

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Re: Firebird and the Trans-Am series
« Reply #196 on: October 16, 2017, 09:09:50 PM »
FIA Homologation Sheet for the 1968 Pontiac Firebird:




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« Reply #199 on: October 16, 2017, 09:18:14 PM »



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« Reply #202 on: October 16, 2017, 09:23:49 PM »



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« Reply #203 on: October 16, 2017, 09:25:26 PM »


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Re: Firebird and the Trans-Am series
« Reply #204 on: October 17, 2017, 01:16:06 AM »
Steve, I really appreciate you posting that complete FIA Homologation Form # 1528 (aka Form of Recognition) for the '68 Firebird. It says it's an original, which is wonderful. The pictures are nice and clear unlike the ones you typically see which are a copy of a copy of a copy.
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« Reply #205 on: October 17, 2017, 06:31:30 AM »
Thanks Jon, I've got so much enjoyment from this forum and learned so much from all your great material that I wanted to make a small contribution.

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« Reply #206 on: October 19, 2017, 02:37:07 AM »
Greatly appreciated. Thanks again, Steve.
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Re: Firebird and the Trans-Am series
« Reply #207 on: October 21, 2017, 03:16:47 AM »
This is a photo I recently found on the internet. Not sure who took it (possibly from Revs Digital Library?), but thought it would be neat to share it here. Capturing the Titus/Ward Firebird at Daytona 1969 where it placed an incredible 3rd outright in the 24 Hour race, behind a pair of Lola T70 MkIII's.


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« Reply #208 on: October 24, 2017, 01:17:35 PM »
Nice color shot of the car, Steve.  Thanks for posting it.
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