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Old 10-26-2012, 08:45 AM   #2311
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How did your conversation with RJ Speed go, Dave?
Rick Jordan, owner of RJ Speed, told me that he is way overloaded with molding projects right now and there are no openings for a few months. He also said that they currently have lots of RJ Speed '68 Camaro bodies and '65 Mustang bodies on the shelf. It sounds like there has been very little demand for them.
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Old 10-26-2012, 08:51 AM   #2312
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Try to find those bodies on their site.....might explain why they dont sell many

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Old 10-26-2012, 08:53 AM   #2313
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This sounds like a great opportunity for us in VTA to stir up some competition between JConcepts and Protoform. Which company will be the first to make a 70-72 Pontiac Firebird Trans Am?

BRING IT ON!!! As a Pontiac fan I would be in for at least 3 of these bodies...
+1 ... Me too .. I would buy 3 to start off with.
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If I had to vote I would say Protoform would build it. They already have the J71 body so a 1971 Pontiac Firebird would be an excellent choice.
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Old 10-26-2012, 09:02 AM   #2314
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Try to find those bodies on their site.....might explain why they dont sell many

http://www.rjspeed.com/
You're absolutely right. I can't find any VTA bodies on the RJ Speed web page.
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You're absolutely right. I can't find any VTA bodies on the RJ Speed web page.
Yeah cant sell whats not out there for the customer to buy. Kinda like a gas station with no gas pumps....not going to sell much gas that way
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You're absolutely right. I can't find any VTA bodies on the RJ Speed web page.
ditto I looked as well?
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ditto I looked as well?
Don't look too hard. They are worse looking then the Parma bricks.
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This sounds like a great opportunity for us in VTA to stir up some competition between JConcepts and Protoform. Which company will be the first to make a 70-72 Pontiac Firebird Trans Am?

Thats a sexy looking body! Might be enough for me to convert my old Xray over and show Myron how its done! LOL

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Also Ive had several people ask me about VTA packs. My next batch should be here around the 31st for those still interested.

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Also Ive had several people ask me about VTA packs. My next batch should be here around the 31st for those still interested.

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After buying two of your vta packs at Nashville I pawned off all of my gens ace packs! Lets us know when your restocked! great lipos Thanks
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After buying two of your vta packs at Nashville I pawned off all of my gens ace packs! Lets us know when your restocked! great lipos Thanks
I have them on the site for preorder now and the free shipping code in my signature is still good too. If you preorder using a CC I wont charge the card until they are here to ship.

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Old 10-26-2012, 10:41 AM   #2322
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About the 3rd line down, there is text across the top of the RJ Speed site in red, "RJ SPEED HAS ACQUIRED A QUANTITY OF BOLINK NOS CLASSIC BODIES. TO VIEW AND PURCHASE FROM THIS STOCK CLICK HERE."

Click on it and it directs to RCCARKINGS.net, the folks that have the bodies in stock.

Rick and I had already discussed the Firebird project a while back when it was first brought up. Not that he's not interested but he's got a lot of irons in the fire and doesn't have the precious resource of time to devote to a new mold at this time.
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About the 3rd line down, there is text across the top of the RJ Speed site in red, "RJ SPEED HAS ACQUIRED A QUANTITY OF BOLINK NOS CLASSIC BODIES. TO VIEW AND PURCHASE FROM THIS STOCK CLICK HERE."

Click on it and it directs to RCCARKINGS.net, the folks that have the bodies in stock.

Rick and I had already discussed the Firebird project a while back when it was first brought up. Not that he's not interested but he's got a lot of irons in the fire and doesn't have the precious resource of time to devote to a new mold at this time.
Geno-Machino, thank you for that clarification. I followed the link to RCcarkings.net and found that they have a "Smoke'N Bandit" body which looks just like HPI's '78 Firebird. This one also has a replaceable nose piece. It too could just have a different nose put on so that it would resemble the 1971 Firebird.
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As discussed before. The body is quite a bit different between the 71 and 78. Too much I would think to justify allowing that body even with a different nose.

But a nose piece for the HPI 68 Camaro for a 68 Firebird would would since they used the same body panels with slight cosmetic differences. But They could be swapped, I knew a guy with a 68 camaro with a firebird front clip on it.
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71 Firebird

78 Firebird


We need a body, not a hodge podge fix.
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