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Old 09-16-2013, 02:42 PM
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PROTOform 1971 Pontiac Firebird Trans Am Clear Body

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Vintage Trams Am class racing has taken off in the past few years as an opportunity for racers to break in to on-road R/C, providing close racing, scale realism and warm and fuzzy feelings of the good ol’ days of American road course racing.

The Pontiac® Firebird Trans Am was one of the signature cars of the former full-scale series, and now PROTOform has captured its trademark look in our release of the 1971 model for your VTA class R/C Touring Car. From its aggressive front “beak”, to the duck tail-style rear spoiler, to the mother of all macho items, – the shaker hood scoop – no detail was overlooked. The front nose cone is molded separately, and when mounted with the 2mm screws and/or liquid adhesive, it becomes an integral part of the body. Because this area of a race body is the most prone to racing wear and tear, a second nose is included.

This officially licensed product is produced in genuine .030 Lexan® material and meets all VTA Class rules. The clear body comes with protective overspray film, window masks, detailed decal sheet that lets you choose to style your Firebird as a full-blown race car, or head-turning street machine.

Recapture the glory years of American road racing with the ’71 Trans Am® from PROTOform!

  • Made with Genuine GE .030 lexan
  • Fits touring cars set up for Vintage Trans Am Rules
  • Exceptional scale detail and realism
  • Fully Licensed by General Motors


Length: 17.87” (454mm)
Width (front wheelwells): 7.8” (198mm)
Width (rear wheelwells): 8.15” (207mm)
Height: 4.17” (106mm)
Wheelbase: 10.24” (260mm)

What's included:
  • Clear 1971 Pontiac ® Firebird Trans Am Clear Body
  • Extra Nose Cone
  • Nose Mounting Hardware
  • Extensive decal sheet
  • Paint-then-peel over spray film and window masks

1535-30 - $33.11

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Old 09-16-2013, 03:39 PM
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That is wicked looking.
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Old 09-16-2013, 08:27 PM
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call me crazy but i don't remember the wheel wells being level with the top of the fenders on the 71 firebird. and the hood and fenders look to long. and the wheel wells being so high make the sides look to tall.

still one of the better looking bodys done recently.
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Looks like it has been designed to avoid rolling over when turning.
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I like it! The front 3/4-shot makes it look like a fish, or someone without arms. But still, looks great from every other angle. Should be a cool addition to the VTA classes!

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Old 09-18-2013, 09:25 AM
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Very, very nice. Like this lines on this a bit better than the HPI body (which is not legal for VTA apparently)
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