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one hot pontiac that faded away.....

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too bad they never kitted a Pontiac sunbird! I had a 88 gt convertible such a fun car! even though mine was a automatic , non 5 speed turbo car!

still fun with auto

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too bad they never kitted a Pontiac sunbird! I had a 88 gt convertible such a fun car! even though mine was a automatic , non 5 speed turbo car!

still fun with auto

They did the calvier couldnt you use it as a base and make it into a sunbird

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They actually did but it was the formula version

That was the H-body Sunbird which preceded and was totally different from the front wheel drive '81+ J-bodies.

Unfortunately, MPC never updated their '81-'83 Chevy Cavalier kits when the late first gens were restyled, so that's the end of the line.

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Why not use that Doberton J-2000 Pro Street for an earlier J-Body Sunbird? It would at least have the right nose and tail to convert a Cavilier over.

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Mine hasn't faded away.

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They did the calvier couldnt you use it as a base and make it into a sunbird

nice clean sunbird i am jelous even though i love my 04' saturn redline LSJ

wow didn't know they did that sunbird kit

I do have 2 cavalier mpc kits i plan on wanting to conver 1 into a "j 2000" pontiac thats probly the closes i'd ever get to "sunbird" like stated above the 88' style was different body panels than the mpc cavalier kit and no manufacturer ever updated the body....??!?

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great cars we owned a couple of them 88 sunbird gt convertable and a 91 se convertable as well

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When I clicked on this thread, I was actually expecting to see the Pontiac G8 GXP.... lol

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Those are great looking cars, never seen them, i always seen the cavaliers, i even bought a new z24 in 89 red with grey interier. love the front end on that sunbird though.

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They actually did but it was the formula version

I had this kit as a kid. Pretty cool, but I'm not sure how I destroyed it. I still have the wing and the engine block.

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Heh, we never got the Sunbird in australia, but GM did use the name as a trim level on their base model Holden Torana. My sister had a four cylinder Torana Sunbird.

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The sunbird seems a lot like the last toronado generation which, i have never ever seen in person. I have seen so many toronados from 60's and 70's but never this one! and its 86-92 or so, judging by the old A-class Mercedes on the left this one is probably somewhere in Germany, Finland or Holland.

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my friends older brother had had 2 of those late 80's early 90's olds toronados one of them was the decked out top of the line luxary "trofeo" edition..... the other was a all blacked out car rather sinister especially when his mechenic brother bolted up one of those superchargers from the gran prix's to the 3.8 3800 v6 that car would flyyyyyyyy!!

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