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Speed TV Replicates Smokey and the Bandit Run

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Speed TV Replicates Smokey and the Bandit Run

Post by 69_RAG_TOP on Thu Sep 29, 2011 9:49 pm

One of my favorite programs on television is called American Truckers hosted by Rob Mariani. At the beginning of the year, the series looked at the big rigs, long truck routes and the drivers who make up the trucking industry.

In case you missed that show, this is a link to part of the series.

To kick off the series, the crew of American Truckers decided to get down to business and re-create a route with which most of your are familiar: the epic 1,800-mile beer run from Smokey and the Bandit.

The crew acquired a 1974 Kenworth W900 Snowman tribute truck.

Year One stepped up to the plate and handed over the keys to a resto-mod 1978 Pontiac Trans-Am.

This what they created.

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Get your motor runnin'. Head out on the highway Lookin' for adventure. And whatever comes our way. 1978 Pontiac Trans Am WS6, W72 Engine. bored .030 over Coded WC, 4-speed, Forged rods, pistons, 6X Heads Hays performance clutch, Flowmaster 40 Series 3" stainless dual exhaust, Hooker super competition, Ceramic coated long tube headers, 4 core HD radiator, Edelbrock Performer Series Carb
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Re: Speed TV Replicates Smokey and the Bandit Run

Post by rkellerjr on Fri Sep 30, 2011 12:47 pm

I saw that some months ago on that show, pretty cool.

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