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Heading back to work from lunch I run into a 2000 Trans Am, lowered, very clean, exhaust mods, very sweet ride. We pulled up to the first light together in front of a school and decided not to go for it because of the kids and cops all around. When we get to the next light it was a different story. I pulled up ahead of him at the light and gave it a couple of revs. He pulls up right even with me, and thats when I know we are going for it. We were on Blacow Road in Fremont near the Stevenson intersection and any locals know that heading South in that direction there is about a 3/4 mile section with no stoplights and usually pretty safe for letting loose.

Anyway, light turns green and we both get off about even and then at the 1-2 shift he starts pulling on me hard and has about 3/4 car length lead and then just lets off. All of a sudden I go flying right by him in the 2-3 shift, then let off. I tell you it could have been real ugly. Anyway, he pulls up behind me then turns off a side street, and now I know why. Apparently, there were cops coming up behind us, but not because we were racing, but because there had been a fender bender just down the street. So there I am sweating Bullitts at the stoplight with nowhere to go, and a cops car comes flying up behind, then goes right by.

Anyway, it was fun giving the old Trans Am a shot.


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Looks like you have "silver" bullitt
 

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PHWEEW!!!
 

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Thats not sweat on those seats!!! Some cops have no sense of humor!!!
 

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So tell us......who would have pulled ahead at the next shift?????? Be honest and we will all believe you!
 

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When I said it could have got ugly, I didn't mean it was going to get ugly for him. I meant it was going to be ugly for me. He seemed to grab the 1-2 shift better than me. My 1-2 shift was accompanied by lots of tire squeal. But I tell you something, I bet it caught a lot peoples eye, Pontiac vs. Ford. Oh well, maybe next Ford will be on the winning side of things.

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Don't be so hard on yourself. It may have turned out different had you been able to finish. Who knows, you may have another crack at it with no interruptions.
 
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