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Old 08-23-2008   #1
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IN STOCK 1:18 1989 Pontiac Trans Am GTA

It's about damn time. I think I have had one pre-ordered for about 2 years.


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Old 08-24-2008   #2
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Re: IN STOCK 1:18 1989 Pontiac Trans Am GTA

PLEASE tell me that nose emblem is not Silver....?

Still, glad to see this out finally.
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Old 08-24-2008   #3
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Re: IN STOCK 1:18 1989 Pontiac Trans Am GTA

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PLEASE tell me that nose emblem is not Silver....?

Still, glad to see this out finally.
I noticed that in the sample pics awhile back I was hoping that would change before final production. But those pics look like the early ones so it still could be the right color, I hope so either way like u just glad to see them in stock!!
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Old 08-24-2008   #4
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Re: IN STOCK 1:18 1989 Pontiac Trans Am GTA

I found another on eBay and they appear to have the Notchback seats in them



The rest of the pictures, you couldn't tell the color of the GTA emblems.
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Old 08-24-2008   #5
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Re: IN STOCK 1:18 1989 Pontiac Trans Am GTA

Jeremy, I noticed that too. Guess they didn't want to change the tooling from what they used on the Indy Pace Car diecasts. Still, I'm not complaining too loudly....
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Old 08-25-2008   #6
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Re: IN STOCK 1:18 1989 Pontiac Trans Am GTA

Frankie, I'm not complaining either. Though I pre-ordered one white TTA because they had initially shown this:



That's shown with the Notchback hatch of course. I believe that's the "famous" picture of the pre-production TTA. Obviously, it wouldn't be correct with the TTA. But I suppose I thought since Greenlight wasn't good for being 100% accurate, I thought that may be the final design. Therefore, I thought I'd have a near 100% authentic Notchback GTA diecast if Greenlight did design and produce the above picture.

However, looks like Greenlight did do the TTA correctly, hatchback wise.
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Old 08-25-2008   #7
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Re: IN STOCK 1:18 1989 Pontiac Trans Am GTA

Looks like I'll be getting mine in the mail before too long. YEAH! Finally.
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Old 08-25-2008   #8
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Re: IN STOCK 1:18 1989 Pontiac Trans Am GTA

OK, everybody.... let's set Patrick up to be the guinea pig on these babies! We'll all wait for his review before we get one for ourselves....

Oh, wait.... most of you probably all have pre-orders in at various vendors. Well, I guess that leaves me out in the cold.....
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Old 08-26-2008   #9
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Re: IN STOCK 1:18 1989 Pontiac Trans Am GTA

I just got an email from 3000toys.com stating that mine wont be available until late Sept - early Oct. The only good thing is that I believe they have them cheaper at 43.xx each.

I have 2xWhite, 1xRed & 1xBlack on order. But instead of the 1:18 scale I may be back to full size scale...soon...VERY soon!!
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Old 08-26-2008   #10
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Re: IN STOCK 1:18 1989 Pontiac Trans Am GTA

I've had mine on pre-order forever .... I haven't received notice of a ship date yet.
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Old 08-26-2008   #11
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Re: IN STOCK 1:18 1989 Pontiac Trans Am GTA

I haven't recieved notice yet either. When I got my Batmobile it did show the GTA model on backorder though.
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Old 08-27-2008   #12
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Re: IN STOCK 1:18 1989 Pontiac Trans Am GTA

Well, I ordered one yesterday and got the UPS delivery tracking number sent by email today. We'll see how long it takes to get here.
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Re: IN STOCK 1:18 1989 Pontiac Trans Am GTA

Got my UPS tracking number today as well.
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Old 08-27-2008   #14
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Re: IN STOCK 1:18 1989 Pontiac Trans Am GTA

I just ordered one off Ebay. A 10% discount made it only $53 including shipping. Can't wait to see it in person. Tandy
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Old 08-28-2008   #15
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Re: IN STOCK 1:18 1989 Pontiac Trans Am GTA

I got the two black GTAs I ordered over two years ago today. I was hoping they would have the black interior that I saw in a picture of a prototype but mine have tan interiors.

Overall they look pretty good but some of the details I have noticed are, chrome door handles and locks, notchback rear seats, four outlet tipped exhaust, chrome/gold GTA emblems, felt material type carpet, and the seat belt buckle actually can be moved up and down on the seat belt.

I am pretty happy how they turned out and will probably buy a couple more and try to make the interiors black so they match my car. I think that any GTA owner would be happy to have one.

I noticed that they are numbered the one I have taken out of the box is #0326. I do not plan on taking the other one out of the box so I dont know what it's number is.
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Re: IN STOCK 1:18 1989 Pontiac Trans Am GTA

I talked to them today and mine ship Tuesday...... Wahoo..... and i will take mine apart & change the interior color if I have to.
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Re: IN STOCK 1:18 1989 Pontiac Trans Am GTA

One of mine will be here Tuesday. The other is supposed to be here next month (I ordered it from a different place). I have one black & one red coming. I can't wait man!

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Re: IN STOCK 1:18 1989 Pontiac Trans Am GTA

Joe, I thought about changing the interior color as well but it will depend on how easy it is to disassemble the model. I got the red one coming.... haven't decided about the black one yet.

But I'll probably get it....
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Re: IN STOCK 1:18 1989 Pontiac Trans Am GTA

The car doesn't seem like it is too hard to take apart. There are a lot of small pieces like the center console, console on the roof, dash, steeering wheel that might be tricky to get off without breaking them. The fabric seat belts can be taped off easily.

I'll take some pictures and post them shortly.
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Re: IN STOCK 1:18 1989 Pontiac Trans Am GTA

Well Since I no longer own a red one.... I decided to get 2 of the black ones, thought they would be cool with the display on the GTA when I get her back up and running.

Course I also have 2 of the TTA Models on order as well....
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