|Class of 2009 - '69 Firebird TransAm
Class of 2009 '69 Pontiac Firebird TransAm (tribute) Project
The winner for the 1969 Firebird Trans Am raffle drawn July 19 was Joseph Sherry of Ogdensburg, NY. Winning ticket # 002634.
The Automotive Technology Class would also like to thank everyone who came out to support the class at the June 14 car show. More than 170 antique and classic cars came out for the event.
The following pictures show the 2008/09 class project. 2008/09 marked the fourth school year that students will have built a car from scratch. That's right, literally from the ground up, bumper-to-bumper.
Proceeds will again be used for a project for the next school year (2009/10).
This year we teamed up again with Right Coast Association (Right Coast Cars), to display our students' work at the Syracuse Nationals July 17-19, 2009 .
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Our Firebird the day we took delivery. Interior before we started.
Engine/Transmission Removal Engine is out !!!
Paint removal begins Everything out
On the rotisserie and ready for Power-washing the front sub-frame
Rear axle prep/paint Front subframe prep/paint
Dash (rust repair begins) Transmission Rebuild (Thanks Mr. Ray Miller)
Metalwork (Thanks Mr. Chuck Nelson) Upholstry (Rear Seat)
Rear spring install A rolling chassis once again !!
Assembled 400 c.i.d. engine Thermostat and Fuel Pump Install
Stripe prep. Thanks Mr. Les Potter Tape/Paper removal - Mr. Les Potter
A stripe is born. Thanks Mr. Potter The "rebuild begins"
Assembly of front brake/steering. Paint/Stripe Combination
Once again, I would like to thank the following people for going "above and beyond" in helping this project progress. Without support of our local community and business members, a project of this magnitude would be impossible. Each of the following are true professionals in the Automotive field, dedicated to student education and achievement.
Mr. Chris Cunningham - Cunningham Auto Supply, Kirkville NY
Mr. Jim Lloyd - Suburban Propane, Minoa NY
Mr. & Mrs. Tom Scott - Scotty's Automotive, Minoa NY
Mr. Jeff Hinman(Body, Metal and Paint)
Mr. Les Potter(Body, Metal and Paint)
Mr. Chuck Nelson(Body, Metal and Paint)
Mr. Ray Miller(Transmission)
I sincerely thank-you. You help make education fun AND exciting.
~ Ryan J. Beckley
Automotive Technology Instructor
1969 Pontiac Firebird TransAm ~Tribute~
~ Custom Super Pure White w/ Intense Blue Pearl Stripes
~ 400 cid V-8
~ TH400 3-spd Automatic on floor w/ console
~ Power Brakes (Front Disc/Rear Drum)
~ Front and Rear Spoiler
~ Rally Wheels 15x8