78-81 owners

Discussion in '1978 - 1981 Specific' started by andrew1977, Oct 17, 2009.

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  1. 2ndgenhunter

    2ndgenhunter Veteran Member

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    Nice car Mcfly! I like it. Black on red is a good color combo. Hows the mileage with that FI?
     
  2. RICARDO1969

    RICARDO1969 Veteran Member Lifetime Gold Member

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    Are you using the 80-81 style Z/28 grilles?
     
  3. Mcfly

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    Thank you, I haven't checked the MPG too closely. On the interstate if I run 70+ mph it gets around 15 mpg. The RPM's are up pretty high without OD. It has a 3.42 gear which isn't the best for my set up but it lets me drive it at interstate speeds. The previous owner said he could get 20 MPG running 55 on the back roads. I drive it too hard to ever get good MPG lol. I think the MPG is respectible for the set up I have.
     
  4. Yz28

    Yz28 New Member

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    lower grille is from 80-81 car.
    maybe i change it correct some day, or replace grilles with those metallic custom aftermarket grilles.

    McFly´s red/black car looks really great. I love that red interior.
     
  5. z42o8

    z42o8 New Member

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    Hi , New to site , I about 8 years ago a freind talked me into looking at his 1980 z28 .I bought it on the spot .I finely got after it. I'm having trouble uploading pics. I'll get there. dark green is the new color, was brown W/Gold stripes . Dave.
     
  6. FatnLow

    FatnLow Veteran Member Lifetime Gold Member

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    Nice ride McFly!!
     
  7. Damon23

    Damon23 Veteran Member

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    Finally got the torque thrusts off and the N90's on.
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  8. red78z

    red78z Veteran Member

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    those look great damon
     
  9. Mcfly

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    Thanks
     
  10. Mcfly

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    Thanks, I'm glad they didn't go nuts with the red. If the dash ,teering wheel and console were red it would be too much for me.
     
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