Detroit Speed, Inc. - S.W.'s 1973 Trans Am Project Recap
Check out Detroit Speed's newest video, S.W.'s 1973 Trans Am project recap.
From original vehicle images through the entire build process you'll see
the steps it took to go from a shell of a Trans Am all the way through the
unveiling at the 2011 SEMA show.
1973 Trans-Am SD BARN FIND
**UPDATE** This car has been sold and shipped to its new owner in June
2010. We were sad to see it go, but had fun watching everyones comments
about this car. We sold it in the same condition, having only detailed the
We recently acquired this RARE (1 of 252, or 1 of 180 if you compare with
automatics) 1973 SUPER DUTY with only 49,000. This is the car exactly as we
found it...another video will be coming soon
1973 Trans Am Pro-Touring
This was the first (okay the first video of) the start up on a 1973 Trans
Am that GTS Customs is building. These guys are amazing at what they do.
They have/ can do everything from full built customs, frame off
restorations, AWESOME paint and body work, fabrication and more. Thev'e
worked on rare originals, customs, and have built and prepped circle track
and road race cars. So awesome to hear a custom built car breath its first
GTS Customs is in Baldwin GA
*1973 Trans Am
*LS3 with upgraded valve springs and a GMPP "ASA" Camshaft (525hp)
*Modified "pipes" stainless dual Exhaust with an x pipe and electric cutouts
*Tremec 5 speed manual
*Full Detroit Speed Front subframe with coil overs and upgraded steering
*Detroit Speed Leafs Springs and Konis out back
*Baer 14in front brakes w 6 piston calipers
*Baer 12in rear brakes w 4 piston calipers
*Strange engineering ford 9in rear w detroit Tru Track and 35 spline axles
*"Tiger Cage" 6 point stainless steel roll cage
*Pilot Super Sports, 335 out back and 265 in front
Recaro Seats, custom made stereo enclosure, custom dash, custom headliner
and door panels..
much more. its too much to list everything.
1978 SUPER BANDIT Stage 2 Trans Am 500 hp 468 built by Southern Classic Trans Ams
Our 2nd Super Bandit Stage shown in this video was sold but our 3rd Super
Bandit has been completed. You can view our ebay ad by using item
#181351974295 or find us on Facebook at Bill Webb Southern Classic Trans
Ams. Our 3rd Super Bandit Stage 2 also has the hand built Dyno tuned 468 stroker with cold
air induction but with improvements such as a camshaft upgrade to a Comp
Cam .520/.540 roller, taller Ferrea valves to match the cam and the carb
modified to a 850 cfm Q Jet for increased hp/tq. A similar Butler built
engine has 500 hp and 550 tq on their engine Dyno. The front and rear bumper
covers are upgraded to the new fiberglass type. The paint is base/clear
with all of the decals under 3 coats of clear. Top coat of clear was wet
sanded and buffed for that glass smooth shine! Other standard items include
a rebuilt 4 speed Borg Warner ST10 manual trans, 3.42 posi rear, brake
system was converted to the factory 1979 type 4 wheel disc brakes with
upgraded drilled/slotted rotors and ceramic brake pads, Year One 17"
snowflake wheels, upgraded instrumentation which includes 8k tachometer and
160 speedometer, upgraded AC system and gold Y 88 T tops. The black and
gold SE look is present on the outside and inside. Bottom side of floors
cleaned and painted in red primer. All new brake/fuel lines and gas tank.
Check us out Facebook or view our ebay ad for more pictures. For more
details or to purchase our 3rd Super Bandit Stage 2, call me. Bill Webb -
Southern Classic Trans Ams 919-639-4702
1974 Trans Am Super Duty 455 Four-Speed FUN
This is a very rare 1974 Pontiac Trans Am Super Duty. Less than 1,000 of
this 455-powered, specially built monsters were produced from 73-74. Today
they command ever increasing prices approaching six figures.