1980 ProTouring TA 640+HP - Restore a muscle Car, Overseas Project
One of the two 1980 ProTouring Trans Ams we are putting the finishing
touches on for a client overseas! Just a quick little video of the TA in
the shop parking lot! We will be posting a lot more video and pictures of
these cars over the next couple weeks! Full DSE suspension, minitub, Year
One Billet Snowflake wheels, custom Phoenix Graphix Decals, emblems, Big
Block motor pushing over 640HP with Super Street Figher turbo 400 Transmissions!
open cutout rev, 1st-4th gear in car
vid of my old 02 ws6 with 443 rwhp, open cutout rev, and in-car run through
yes... it is a ws6. i sold the ws6 hood and put a trans am hood on it (i
find them better looking).
the 'noise' you hear on the 1-2 shift is coins/keys jangling in the cup
holder. I did NOT miss 2nd gear.
mods were as follows:
GTP stage 2 heads, lsx 90mm intake/tb, underdrive pulley, slp airlid,
smooth bellows, custom tune, custom grind cam (.591/.595, 230/232 112lsa),
longtubes, cat delete, 3" cutout, B&B catback with quad tips.
stock trans with B&M shifter, ram HD clutch, adjustable master cylinder.
Moser 9" with aluminum center section, 3.90 gears with detroit locker
susp: stock front, adjustable rear shocks, BMR panhard rod, double
adjustable lower control arms
Nitto 315/35/17 555 drag radials
Thumping 370 Forged LS3...NASTY (first start)
First start on initial break-in tune so please forgive stalling issues
(actually throttle screw just needed tightening - doesn't stall anymore).
Forged 370 - LQ9 Block
ARP studs/fastened everything
Advanced Induction worked/ported 267cc LS3 heads
N2O Outlet direct port and dedicated fuel cell (pill'd to 500rwhp)
Pat G spec'd nasty n2o Cam
self-ported LS3 intake manifold
Koni/UMI everything (suspension)
ASP 3.5" driveshaft
QP Wavetrac'd 9"
2012 Pioneer flagship Nav/Audio/Video Screen
Fully leather wrapped, double french stitched interior, and backseat
FOUR 10lb n2o bottles, FOUR NANO 4500 bottles
Two 13.5" JL W6v2 (one behind driver and passenger seat)
19x14(R) 19x9(F) iForged Aeros (flared rear quarters, rear bumber and
C6 Z06 front brakes (laser blue) with "Trans Am" and firebird decals. Clear
So much to list, just know it's done right. New vids on the way.
UPDATE: It's a wide body now -