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I've been looking for a car for my son 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!
Update - 1987 Pontiac Trans Am Project
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I just thought I'd show you the progress that we've made on the 1987 Trans
Am project. Jordan spent hours buffing the paint out with rubbing compound
and then wax. It definitely looks a whole lot better already. He also put
a quick coat of paint on the spoiler and touched up some of the silver on
the nose. We changed the oil and filter, put in some fresh gas, and it
seems to be running really well. I hope you find it interesting...thanks
Oh Deer - 1987 Trans Am Project Update Number Two
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I thought I'd give you another update on the 1987 Pontiac Trans Am project.
This week, we have some good news and some bad news. We hit a little
stumbling block, when a deer decided to jump on the hood of the car. We're
still moving forward though, and we'll have everything sorted out shortly.
Thanks for watching!
Painting Pontiac Trans Am GunMetal Gray Plasti Dip
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We recently installed a new front bumper cover and ground effects on my
son's 1987 Trans Am. After the repair, the car was red and black, with a
white bumper...so we decided it was time to paint it. We're not ready for
a show quality paint job yet, so we decided to go with Plasti Dip. Jordan
cleaned, prepped, and painted the car entire on his own. In this video,
you can see that it really is coming along well. I really like the
gunmetal gray color. He also decided to remove the door moldings for a
more clean and custom look. I hope you find it interesting, thanks for
1937 Chevrolet Pro Street Hot Rod Pickup
This 1937 Chevrolet Pickup Pro-Street has a 350c.i. 4BBL (Performance
Built) V8, Automatic (turbo 400)
Transmission, Narrowed 12 Bolt Rear w/ 3.73 Posi, 4 Wheel Disc Brakes, Dart
Heads, Overhead Console w/ AM/FM/CD, Tilt Steering Column, Painless Wiring,
Close Ratio Steering Box, Block Hugger Headers w/ Performance Exhaust, Elec. Wiper, Autometer Gauges, Full
Custom Interior, Bucket Seats w/ Seat Belts, Performance Cam, Carb, &
Intake, Aluminum Radiator, Fuel Cell, Drive Shaft Loop, Custom Bed Cover,
Tubbed Back Half, Ladder Bar Suspension w/ Coil Overs, Custom Built Chrome
Rally Wheels, MT Sportsman 29/15.5/15 Rear Tires, Steel Truck w/ Glass
Fenders & Running Boards, Receipts for Build, Approx 2,xxx Miles Since
Built! Thanks for taking a look!
The background music track is Whiskey on the Mississippi by Kevin MacLeod.
Available under the Creative Commons Attribution 3.0 Unported license.
Instruments: Guitar, Bass, Kit, Organ, EP
With a jumping bass and off-beat syncopation, this is straight from
Memphis' Beale Street. The Hammond organ and electric guitar play together
as longtime friends, while the melody changes hands from guitar to organ to
electric piano. 011
Bouncy, Grooving 2010
BURNOUT CONTEST! Pontiac Trans Am 6.6 vs Chevrolet Camaro RS 5.0
Huge burnout contest between a Pontiac Firebird Trans Am 6.6 and a 1990
Chevrolet Camaro RS
5.0, these muscle cars burn rubber BIG TIME!. Which one gives a better tire
smoking show, you decide. Leave a comment below. Enjoy!
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Relax, Dad, it's a car for children...
As youngsters around the world fall out of love with driving, one
manufacturer is fighting back.
Only a few years ago environmentalists were worrying about how our
addiction to the car was going to destroy the planet. Scroll forward a few
years and car companies are wringing their hands at how an entire
generation has fallen out of love with the motor vehicle.
This explains why, this week, I was the first person in Britain to test a
concept car built by Toyota called the CamAtte, which translates as "Play
with me". Or rather, my son, Alexander, aged 10, was the first to drive it.
I was in the back seat, with my hand nervously hovering over an emergency
The car, which looks as solid as a Playmobil safari Jeep, is designed for a
child to drive. It has just one proper seat and a mere handful of controls:
an on/off button, a knob that puts the vehicle into reverse or drive, a
steering wheel, an accelerator pedal and a brake pedal. All of these are
controlled by the child.
But there is also a very tiny back seat, into which the parent can squash.
And it is here that you can find the emergency hand-brake and -- if things
are looking as if your offspring is about cause a pile-up -- a circuit
breaker that will shut down the entire vehicle, which is run on
rechargeable lead acid batteries.
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EJ6 Honda Civic. My first project car
This was my first time doing body work and paint. I had a ton of photos so
i decided to make a video from start to finish. Everything was done by me
in my garage at home.
CJ's First Car
A surprise celebration culminates to a special moment when an humble and
gentle young man is presented his first vehicle.
Here's the "snap" version. I approve with reservations about the song
choice, but you have to let people be who they are...
http://youtu.be/382VnG64k1g ----check this site and get him some views-he
was only at 10 when I got there.
1987 GTA Trans Am
The GTA Trans Am was always one of my favorite Trans Am...I shot a very
nice 1987 at The Grand Rod Run 2012...check it out!!
Official Subaru UK project car goes matte orange - Sweet Wrap
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132907 / 1977 Pontiac Firebird Trans Am SE
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This fully sorted 1977 Trans Am Special Edition is a documented, numbers
matching Y82 Special Edition that features Pontiac's highly desirable W72
400 engine, a 4-speed transmission and, best of all, a fresh frame-off
Assembled at GM's famous Norwood manufacturing facility in April of 1977 as
one of only 2,699 Y82 Special Editions, this pristine black and gold Trans
Am was shipped right up Interstate 71 to Haydocy Pontiac in Columbus, Ohio
where it began a 35 year existence filled with immaculate maintenance and
impeccable care. Today, after a highly detailed frame-off restoration, it
presents as practically brand new and displays a spectacular coat of GM
code 19 Starlight Black paint on top of smooth and solid body panels which
are as straight and as the day they left the showroom floor. On top of
those cool black panels, a fresh set of Special Edition exclusive full
outlining stripes complement an awesome Special Edition exclusive gold and
matte gold trimmed 'screaming chicken' hood decal which is one of the most
iconic automotive brandings in history.
Pop the black and gold hood and you'll find this Trans Ams all original 6.6
liter W72 V8 which wears a correct 500557 casting number and a correct
27N191886 partial VIN. At 400 cubic inches, the Pontiac 6.6 litre was
already the largest engine you could buy in 1977; and by utilizing smaller
"6X" heads and a revised camshaft, it created bigger compression and
successfully reversed almost a decade of declining horsepower numbers. At the
top of the motor, a correct Rochester 4-barrel carburetor sucks air through
the cars awesome shaker scoop. Below that carburetor, original GM corporate
blue paint coats the entire block; and original Exhaust manifolds send spent gases into a high
performance factory Exhaust system.
All the hard parts around the motor, from the belt driven accessories to
the brake Booster and optional air
conditioning hanging on the fire wall are factory correct. And as expected
tags, markings and stamps are just where they should be from the date coded
core support to the cars freshly cleaned cowl tag.
At the bottom of this slick F-body, solid floorpans tell the story of years
of excellent maintenance, and a fresh rebuilt suspension tells the story of
an excellent restoration. Behind the motor, an original Borg Warner T10
4-speed transmission, which wears a correct 1304065903 casting number and a
correct 27N191866 partial VIN, sends power to an original 10 bolt rear end
which has been restored to factory specifications. Below that stellar
powertrain, a rebuilt Trans Am suspension, which includes power steering,
thicker sway bars, better shocks and stiffer springs combines with standard
issue power front disc brakes and rear drums to provide quick stops and
great handling. And at the corners of the car, restored aluminum Pontiac
snow flake wheels spin Special Edition exclusive gold paint around 'red
bird' center caps and correct GR70-15 Goodyear Steelgard white letter
Open this Trans Am's massive black doors and you'll find a fully restored
optional velour interior that wraps Special Edition exclusive gold trim in
a whole lot of old school style! The cars rebuilt seats are firm, crisp and
look every bit as nice and rich as their velour name implies. Below those
seats, like-new black carpet, which is carefully protected by factory
replacement floor mats, displays no fading or unraveling; and between the
seats, a silver trimmed console props buttons for the cars power windows
behind a chrome Hurst shifter. At the top of the car, a stain-free
headliner is stretched tight around the cars Hurst T-tops. At the sides of
the car, pitch black door panels hang pristine pull straps and new chrome
door handles below Special Edition exclusive gold badging. And in front of
the driver, an excellent looking engine turned gold dash houses crystal
clear gauges, controls for heat and air conditioning, and the cars original
Delco-GM AM/FM stereo behind a correct gold Formula steering wheel and
optional tilt steering column.
If you're in the market for a kick ass Trans Am that is the quintessential
late 70s American muscle car; here it is. Grab it fast and thank us in ten
years as you watch its value climb! Call, click or visit
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