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Old 04-28-2013, 04:06 AM   #24541
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My Z? Garnet Red w/ white accent stripes. Helicopter was green.

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My Z? Garnet Red w/ white accent stripes. Helicopter was green.
friend of mine in high school had one in emerald green metallic with the black stripes and black interior. that car was a beautiful sight sitting out in the sunlight!
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Old 04-28-2013, 04:10 AM   #24543
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Bought a 69 Z28 back when I was in Flight School for the Army. Car could pass anything except a gas station. Would also travel faster than my helicopter.
Found a couple for sale at a place near me.

http://www.volocars.com/1969-chevrolet-camaro-z-28-c-1515.htm#sthash.TIyot3Vl.dpbs

http://www.volocars.com/1969-chevrolet-camaro-z-28-c-4005.htm#sthash.hcVvQEFW.dpbs

Sorry Axxe - no '78s.
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Is that the Whisper barrel? I'm guessing you're liking that one! We've got 2 Tippmann A5's. One with a 12" BigShot and the other with a 14" Apex2. Otherwise standard. No problems withe stock hopper other than it's a bit bulky. Swapped out the paddles in the cyclone. For the recreational play we do, they work great. But always looking for a better barrel. We've got several fields here, but Paintball Explosion and CPX are the biggies, with several big games throughout the year. We usually go to a couple, but those are just killer on paint costs. Only thing I hate about the game. Love Capture the Flag, but really it comes down to the last two minutes. We put together a coordinated attack today at the end after being down most of the game and won. But we'll opt for the 15-20 minute games and rotate fields usually when given the option.
Yeah, the whisper. It was a Christmas present. If you want a good barrel, get a flatline. Big money, but worth it. They put a backspin on the ball, making it fly flat until it slows down. Then it actually goes UP, then drops to the ground. It increases range significantly. When viewed from the guy getting shot at, it looks like the ball is going much faster because it doesn't drop in elevation.

The a5 doesn't need a power feed because it already feeds the ball with the revolver deal thing.
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220hp from a 400 cubic inch engine? The 2.5 liter (~150ci) in my sentra put out 175hp when it was stock; of course, there is MUCH less room for improvment through modification. SE-R doesn't draw the womenz like a classic muscle mass.

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220hp from a 400 cubic inch engine? The 2.5 liter (~150ci) in my sentra put out 175hp when it was stock; of course, there is MUCH less room for improvment through modification. SE-R doesn't draw the womenz like a classic muscle mass.
in 1978 in an American car, that was pretty much king of the hill in the HP department. sad, very sad. Pontiac in the late 70's was pretty much the last holdout in the HP game in the American market.
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Emissions and mileage...

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Emissions and mileage...
yep, both sucked! that was the age of the ten thousand miles of vacuum hosing for all the emissions equipment. hated working on them.
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Emissions and mileage...
Don't forget "safety" features not required elsewhere; remember those crazy bumpers. Of course, it was FOOG, of course.
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We think that a powerful and vigorous movement is impossible without differences — "true conformity" is possible only in the cemetery.
I almost thought you were talking about a Thumper dumper for a moment...
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