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Discussion in 'Member Introductions' started by pontiac.79, Oct 2, 2008.

  1. pontiac.79

    pontiac.79 New Member

    Good morning!
    Well, I finally found a place to speak about my R2500 with other affectionados. I am happy for that. My name is Kirby, and I live in Montreal, Canada. I hope I can be usefull to the site, as I hope it can help me too.
    Have fun everyone, and see you as we go along.:sign0016:
  2. dwill3015

    dwill3015 Epic Member 5+ Years ROTM Winner 1000 Posts

    Welcome to the site Kirby!
  3. 04sierracrewcab

    04sierracrewcab Epic Member 5+ Years 1000 Posts

    :sign0016: Kirby!
  4. GaryL

    GaryL Epic Member 5+ Years ROTM Winner 1000 Posts Platinum Contributor

    Welcome Kirby. What 79 Pontiac do you have?
  5. MWright936

    MWright936 Epic Member 5+ Years 1000 Posts

    Welcome to the forum Kirby!
  6. 95CTburb19

    95CTburb19 Epic Member 5+ Years 1000 Posts

    welcome to the forum! How's the weather up there this time of year??
  7. 08victoryredZ71

    08victoryredZ71 Rockstar

    wecome i am new too!
  8. retired2001

    retired2001 Epic Member 5+ Years 5000 Posts

    Welcome to the site! Is the R2500 is 2wd?
  9. vncj96

    vncj96 Epic Member 5+ Years 1000 Posts

    Take off you hoser, eh!!!:sign0016:
  10. pontiac.79

    pontiac.79 New Member


    Hi everyone. I will try to answer everyone in order.
    1. My 79 Pontiac is a black on tan, Bandit style Trans Am. It is my pride, and has 83000 original miles. No mods to the outside. It still has the cat, and R-12 in the A/C. It's not "perfect" but I had it recently evaluated and it came in at $15000, so it is not bad either.
    2. The weather up here is pretty good. Warm during the daytime (between 60 @ 72 degrees) and a little cooler in the evenings (between 37 @ 55 degrees). The trees are just past the full bloom of the autumn colors, and the leaves are starting to fall quickly. Just a picture wonderland.
    3. My Suburban is a 1991, R2500 2WD with a 6.2 diesel, buckets and auto trans. I bought it with some surface rust and 128000 original kilometers (79535 miles for my neighbors south of the border). Originally I bought it as a working vehicle, from our local power company, Hydro Quebec. It is a clean vehicle though, with no rust on the doors or rockers. After close inspection, I got a third row seat, added a Webasto Airtop 2000 diesel fired cab heater for rear heat, and gave it a quick paint job at my friends body shop. Last week-end, (Canadian Thanksgiving) I took my wife, three kids, In-Laws, Sister-In-Law, satellite radio, Mini DVD player for the kids, and we all drove down to NYC in what we now affectionately call "Big Bertha". Great trip, and cheap on fuel. I love my Sub! :cool:
    Anyhow, Love the site, and everyone is so friendly. Thanks for the WELCOME!!

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