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A friendly FYI burnt orange is actually Brazen Orange Metallic
Mine is a 1 of 76
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2005 GTO 1 of 76 M6/18's now 19's
2009 F150 STX Scab 4.6L 3V w/6spd winter beater/DD
1985 MonteCarloSS BedLiner Paint w/87 motor Flowmaster CB lots more (sold )
2000 SS blk/6-spd/T-tops/UMI short stick/heads/cam /Borla CB 19K miles(traded)
1996 DCM ImpalaSS Flowmaster CB (Stolen)
I wish there was a way to get some sort of a DMV report that would tell all the GTO's that are out of service from accidents or other causes. It would be interesting to see how many were actually on the streets.
__________________ 2003 C5Z
Dynatech LTs, Dart Pro1 Heads, ATI Super Damper, Katech tensioner, DC3 catch can, Borla Stinger exhaust, Crane 1.8 rockers, MGW shifter, Vararam CAI, FAST 90 intake, Nick Williams 90mm TB, 36lb injectors
what in Gods name is going on there...that makes me want to be sad...
"By ERIN JORDAN
REGISTER STAFF WRITER
April 14, 2005
Blairstown, Ia. - Train traffic on a major coast-to-coast freight line was stopped Wednesday afternoon when a train accident just west of Blairstown derailed 11 cars, injuring one crew member.
The derailment happened about 1:45 p.m. when an eastbound Union Pacific coal train was stopped for traffic near Blairstown and another train hit it from behind, railroad officials said.
Two crew members aboard the freight train traveling from North Platte, Neb., to Chicago suffered minor injuries, said Mark Davis, spokesman for the Union Pacific Railroad. A third crew member was transported by ambulance to Mercy Hospital in Cedar Rapids for non-life-threatening injuries, Davis said.
Dozens of new automobiles on the train were damaged as at least four train cars tipped on their sides, said Michael Ferguson, chief deputy for the Benton County Sheriff's Department.
"You didn't order a yellow GTO, did you?" Sheriff Randy Forsyth said. "We saw one of those."
One rail car full of coal was crushed, leaving coal on the rail bed, Ferguson said. Hazardous materials crews and the Iowa Department of Natural Resources were called because of an estimated 3,000 gallons of diesel fuel spilled.
Federal transportation officials were on the scene Wednesday afternoon to investigate, Ferguson said.
Railroad officials quickly brought in bulldozers and other machinery to clean up the scene, which cannot be accessed directly by road. Union Pacific planned to have the derailment cleaned up by midnight or early today, Ferguson said, but track repairs will likely delay traffic today.
Four or five trains an hour usually pass over the busy rails at Blairstown, Forsyth said.
"A lot of commerce goes through here," Ferguson added. "They're backed up clear across the country at this point."
Davis said crews would work through Wednesday night to replace the damage and clean up the mess. He said there are few detour routes in the area, so rail traffic on the freight line will remain backed up until the scene is cleared."
Forged 427 ETP 245 62cc heads 10:1:1 Wiseco pistons Chromed TVS2300 17 lbs boost FLT 4L80E Yank SC3000 SCSS 3 pillar & Dash pod Hendrix-Engineering 8.8 with True Trac posi. Custom mini tub designed by LSPWR with 315 dr's on factory 18's