Well, I did.
Because I have a sentimental attachment to the model...
Yeah, that's me (way back in 1982) doing
a burn-out on a
residential street (an activity I wouldn't condone anymore).
Tire speed > 40 MPH: Car speed < 10 MPH
Unfortunately, the photographer
was a little to quick on the shutter;
a few moments later, tire smoke was boiling out of the rear fender
wells in a quantity that would have made Don Garlits proud.
(I remember it, it was epic.)
But you know how moments are...
Here one second, gone the next.
I LOVED THAT CAR!
(you always remember your first)
After the Emerald Green paint job had
run its course,
I opted for something a little more obnoxious:
That's Candy Apple Red all right.
This was my old High School through
Jr. College car.
Freshly painted, and freshly washed.
A thing of beauty...
It originally came with the 351C V8,
but by the time this picture was taken,
we had transplanted a big block 429 and a C6 transmission out of a 1970 TBird.
It was quite fun, until...
THE DENT OF 1986