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Old 04-25-2018, 07:05 PM
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This is my Black Iroc Z. I lost my Spid and related paperwork.
Yep, that puppy is black alright. Nice!
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Ok, figured it out.
Is that the one with the Pontiac 400?
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The 87 IROC I ordered new was dark blue like the 85 models. Here it is with my future ex-wife...

Always liked that Dark Blue Chris! Is that Natalie from the Pontiac commercials?
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No, Mary from my nightmares replete with 80's hair - the banana clip must have been in the car.
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No, Mary from my nightmares replete with 80's hair - the banana clip must have been in the car.
Well....She LOOKED good!
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Is that the one with the Pontiac 400?
You betcha! My Bro in Law at Pontiac pulled some strings Charlie. It even has the RA IV Heads!!😁
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Well....She LOOKED good!
Thanks, but we had a couple of really good looking, smart kids and she got a pile of money & a house. I still think I won.
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You betcha! My Bro in Law at Pontiac pulled some strings Charlie. It even has the RA IV Heads!!😁
So that's where those heads are???

Looked better at my house.

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You betcha! My Bro in Law at Pontiac pulled some strings Charlie. It even has the RA IV Heads!!😁
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Thanks, but we had a couple of really good looking, smart kids and she got a pile of money & a house. I still think I won.
Wel yeah, lose a little, learn a lot!
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Wel yeah, lose a little, learn a lot!
Education is expensive but worth it!
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So that's where those heads are???

Looked better at my house.

Hey now, I drove that today....sold it 3 times! It likes it here!
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OMG....Too funny Charlie!! 🤣🤣
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Re: Did they really make a brown IROC?

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Same shade of brown as My burgundy Iroc. lol


I will say though, Many years ago my car did look sorta brown at night when I parked in store parking lots that were lit with HPS type lighting. I remember seeing it as I came out of a store one night thinking, wow, it looks brown! I don't think many lots use those type of lights anymore? Most are LED or metal halide I believe.
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Re: Did they really make a brown IROC?

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It's pretty straight forward, if you have something that all the usual suspects say doesn't exist, all you have to do is share the documentation. A nice clear photo of the list of RPO codes inside the console goes a long way to authenticating the story.

Otherwise, we're likely to assume the new member making the claim is either confused, or is telling tall tales. Documentation is awesome.

You wouldn't happen to have some documentation, would you Todd? Pretty please? Sugar on top?


Edit: Todd's avatar image, fullsized.

Well, if he would have just posted that pic, we could have told him that's dk red met. I just wonder where the Russet Brown/Dark Brown WA code came from?
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Well, if he would have just posted that pic, we could have told him that's dk red met. I just wonder where the Russet Brown/Dark Brown WA code came from?

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yes they did make a brown iroc z i own one
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Those metallic paints are tricky..
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This made my day!!
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I found the brown iroc, straight from the factory. grey ground effects and everything.
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I have to admit, after seeing the brown with grey I actually think it would look pretty good. I think the brown is neat.
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Old 05-11-2018, 11:13 PM
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Re: Did they really make a brown IROC?

yes they made a light brown IrocZ but only in 1985.
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Old 05-12-2018, 07:52 AM
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Re: Did they really make a brown IROC?

Ok. Here we go again with a new person, with only 2 posts, claiming something against the experts with no proof.

Greg, welcome to the forum, but if you have read this thread, and decided to chime in to state something that you have proof of, please provide the proof. Otherwise, you're just stirring the pot and trolling.
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I found one thats ultra rare.

Here's the proof:
https://eauclaire.craigslist.org/cto/6586865956.html
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yes they made a light brown IrocZ but only in 1985.
been real funny if he'd said 1984
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I found a dark brown 1987 IROC-Z in Matt Garrett's collection!!!

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I found a dark brown 1987 IROC-Z in Matt Garrett's collection!!!

Well, there you have it. If Garrett has one, it's legit!
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Does he have one with gold accents? That would be my favorite with the brown.
If there's one, theres gotta be one with gold too
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Nice photoshop
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That picture will be found years from now as proof there is a brown IROC-Z. If only my skills could make it look like it's not Photoshopped!
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That picture will be found years from now as proof there is a brown IROC-Z. If only my skills could make it look like it's not Photoshopped!
Its close enough to imagine, "what if"
Now I really want a brown & gold Iroc. I have always liked brown metallics. so the question is would the brown have gone better with the early or late gold accent wheels?
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Re: Did they really make a brown IROC?

Now I really want a brown & gold Iroc. I have always liked brown metallics. so the question is would the brown have gone better with the early or late gold accent wheels?
I love brown metallics too!

If only my skills could make it look like it's not Photoshopped!
I can do this. Lemme wait 'til I'm at work, lol
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Well, there you have it. If Garrett has one, it's legit!
Well I'll be!!!!!!! UNBELIEVABLE. Let's run the VIN
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Well I'll be!!!!!!! UNBELIEVABLE. Let's run the VIN

Lets check the mileage history too while we're at it!


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Lets check the mileage history too while we're at it!


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