Turbo 5.3 LM7 1986 Pontiac Trans Am 3rd gen at 5 PSI - 75-135 mph pull starting in 4th gear
Engine is a basic stock bottom end 5.3 with 6.0 (317) heads, LS6 cam and intake, and turbonetics 76mm BB turbo. Started low in 4th gear from 75 mph and let off at 135 mph. Car has A LOT left in it since the turbo is not even close to it's efficiency range yet!
920 horsepower Firebird Acceleration
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DT records a 1988 Pontiac Firebird with 920 horsepower and 910 ft-lbs of
torque at Cars & Coffee.
Here are the specs:
'88 Pontiac Formula Firebird
400 cid SBC with a single 76mm turbo
920 hp and 910 ft-lbs at 18 psi Boost (engine Dyno)
T56 trans with Strange Engineering 12 bolt rear axle
Formula 43 RAD14 18" 3 piece wheels (made in Livonia Michigan)
Bilstein shocks/struts; Hotchkis & BMR suspension bits
My Sons First Project Car - 1987 Pontiac Trans Am
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My son has been looking for a car for a while now. He wanted something
that he could fix up and keep for years. His dream car was a third
generation trans am and that's exactly what we found. It's going to be a
bit of a project, but that's what we wanted anyway. We plan to restore and
modify the car and film videos of the progress along the way. The car is a
1987 Pontiac Trans Am with the LG9 5.0 TPI V8. The previous owner already
added headers, a cold air induction setup, aftermarket distributor and
coil, 2500 stall converter, TCI servos in the tranny, drag shocks, subframe
connectors, boxed control arms, and more. Overall, we think it's a great
base to start with. I hope you find it interesting...thanks for watching!
Chevrolet Camaro Z28 - 3RD Gen Road Thrash Six Speed!
A simple morning drive featuring a 1982 Camaro Z28 with a few mechanical
updates. This car was built to be driven and I do... a lot.
Here's a list of some of the additions:
Baer T4 Cross drilled and slotted brakes
GM Performance 290 HP 350 c.i. crate engine
Flowmaster 3" Exhaust
Koni adjustable shocks
2002 Standard Corvette Rims
Flaming River quick ratio steering box and leather wheel
OMP racing seats
6 point mild steel cage
6 Speed manual transmission built by Hanlon Motorsports
...and the seriously sweet Alpine cassette stereo from the 80's!
How to Install a Comp Cam in a 5.3L LM7 Part 1
I show you the basics of installing a cam in a 5.3L (LS1 type engine). The
cam I install is a new Comp Cam part #54-455-11 with 215/223 Duration and
.604/.610 Lift on a 112 LSA.
To go along with the install I put in new 7.4" Hardened Chomoley Pushrods
and Comp 918 Valve Spring good for .625 lift.