Announcements for 2007!
12-16-07 The owner of the 73-74 Bandit Trans Am prototype has
joined the club! His name is Bob Phillips, and he is starting
a website on the car. I'll link to it on his member page when
he gets it done.
12-08-07 Check out "Bandit" Rich
Beer's member page. His photo made it into
WAREHOUSES calendar for 2008! Congratulations Bandit! Rich was
also at the first All Firebird Lawn Show in NY. His car car
received one of the Athlete's Favorite 25 Firebirds award ribbons at
the show. If you look behind the red Firebird, you can see Rich's
Bandit behind it. If you look even closer, you can see his
cowboy hat sticking up behind the car where he is standing.
That picture and an article about the show are in this months HPP
magazine. Here's a link:
12-08-07 Check out the
Bardstown Lady Tigers
12-08-07 Check out Patrick
Smith's latest installment of the
Speed Demon RestorationTips
where his 1980 Trans Am gets
Paint & Decals!
10-04-07 Welcome new club member
Ron Misfeldt and his 1978 Bandit Trans Am from Virginia Beach,
Virginia! He owned this car new, and just bought it back.
It's going to need some TLC after all those years!
09-01-07 Welcome new club member
Joseph Smoczyk and his 1977 Bandit Trans Am from Thorp,
08-12-07 A big thanks to club member
Szczublewski of Soupy Productions, Inc., for his generous donotation
to the club this month!
08-12-07 Welcome new club member (actually he is an old
club member that found us again!)
Ingolf Giessen and his 79 Bandit in Germany!
08-01-07 Welcome new club member
Keith Peck and his "award winning" 1976 50th Anniversary LE!
07-22-07 Check out Pat Smith's latest Speed Demon Restoration
Tips page called
Body Work -
07-20-07 Welcome new club member John Farrar from Kilpedder
Ireland! He may be the only one in Ireland to own an SE!
07-08-07 Welcome new club member
Bret Ellard and his
78 Gold Bandit Trans Am! Bret has a very interesting story of
how he found his wife and his car!
07-07-07 Welcome new club member
Ron Kruse and his 77
Bandit Trans Am! Ron was an old club member from 1994 that
found our club again and that feeling that he wants to start
restoring his T/A! Good luck Ron!
|05-12-07 Welcome new club member Scott Draper and his 76 Trans Am LE! Safe travels to all going to the 1st Bandit Run, have a great time, and take lots of pictures!|
04-07-07 Check out Pat Smith's latest edition of Speed Demon
Restoration Tips entitled
Do me up a drawing of a bandit will you? A 1981
interview of Burt Reynolds and Hal Needham in Pat Smith's latest
Speed Demon article!
Click here or on the picture to go right to the article: Do me up a drawing of a bandit will you? Also welcome new club member Marc Cruji from Napanee Ontario Canada! From club member David Bosak; "Dayton Trans Am Nationals have re-added SE class this year for 2007 show both stock and modified" This is great news for club members that wanted this back! www.tanationals.com Bandit Rich Beer submitted a video he found that syncs a great Trans Am video to Sammy Hagar's song "Trans Am"!
|02-26-07 Welcome our newest club member Ric Rodriguez and his 1977 Bandit Trans Am in Sarasota Florida!|
02-20-07 Pat Smith has had a great article published in
Sports Car Market magazine. It's called; "Affordable Classic:
1976-1981 Pontiac Trans Am “Bandit”"
Click here or the banner to go to the article. Affordable Classic: 1976-1981 Pontiac Trans Am “Bandit"
02-20-07 Lovers of Bandit Trans Ams will like this
announcement...Fox broadcasting is launching a new show to replace
Prison Break called "Drive" in April. According to a tip from
Tyler Hambrick, the commercial for the show featured a 77
Click here or on the picture for more information. Drive
|02-19-07 Welcome our newest club members Jed Baker, and Harlan Hermele! They have been waiting some time to get on the website while we were making the switch to our new hosting company.|
02-18-07 Here is the sale of a lifetime! Crawford
Smith, the first director of the Bandit Club, is putting his entire
collection of Bandit Trans Am parts and memorabilia up for sale!
Included are the Franklin Mint cars he was given for letting them
use his car for a model, lots of magazines, car parts, models, and
more! Below are pictures of the Franklin Mint model that used to
sell for $100.00!
Click here to see the massive list of things he has for sale: Big Sale
|02-16-07 Spring of 2007 is starting out with a blast for those that can attend the first ever Bandit Run that will include a drive from Texarkana to Atlanta and a tour of all the great movie locations from the first Smokey and the Bandit movie! Movie crews will be on hand to document this one of a kind event. Click on the banner for more information, and to sign up now!|
01-07-07 It looks like Year One is starting 2007 big time
with it's announcement of a new Bandit that Year One and Burt
Reynolds are designing for release in the near future!
Is it true? Is it a joke? It's to early for April Fools Day, so maybe this project is on the up and up! You read the release for yourself and judge: The Bandit Lives!
|01-04-07 Here are three pictures taken by Burt's chauffer
during the making of Smokey and the Bandit! They recently
popped up on EBay with a starting bid of $7000.00!
No one bid on the photos, and they were listed again with a starting bid of $3500.00. Ebay Auction No one bid at $3500.00 either and the pictures were not listed again.
|To view the previous years announcements click on these links: Announcements from 2004-2005 2005-2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013|