My dad starting up his 1980 Pontiac Trans Am for the second time since completly rebuilding the engine, it has a 400. It's pretty loud because he doesn't have an Exhaust on it yet. It's in the makes of being completly restored.
1980 trans am trying to start after 24 years in storage
UPDATE- here is my restoration page with pictures if anyone is interested
i just bought this 1980 trans am. its %100 complete but the guy had taken
it apart before storage in 1987.
i am putting it back together to drive it this summer
i put some oil in the cylinders before i tried to start it.
Trans Am Tragities Prt-1
These are just some pics of trans ams that need some serious help!!!
Credits to Tach Rev for pics.
Very First Crank Original 1980 Trans Am. Has Been Sitting For 20 Years, Survivor/Project
I purchased this TA not knowing what was going to work if anything. I put a
new battery in it, made sure it had oil, put transmission fluid in it. Put
gas in the tank. Had to put gas down the carburetor first to prime it. It
started right up and sounded great, Transmission seems to be working
properly. Guages work, radio, exterior and interior lights work, clock
works. everything seems to work except on window, Car does not smoke. This
car is totally all original.. After this video, we found out the car had 3
bent and one broken pushrods, and she still ran..
Car Warriors - S02E04 - Pontiac Firebird 1978
Car Warriors is a competition unlike any other. Every week, two of the
country's most talented and colorful local garages will have one crazy
challenge: Build an ENTIRE CAR from a piece of junk -- in just 48 hours.
It's the ultimate car building competition.
1980 Pontiac Trans am 4.9 L 301 CID
Don't you just love this eagle on the hood? What a cool car.If you enjoyed
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Original 1980 Trans Am Start Up & Walk Around / Survivor Sat for 20 years
She is in the beginning of the clean up and engine work. She was parked in
a back yard for 20 years with no attention. I was not knowing what I was
getting myself into because i did not know if the engine was blown,
transmission is gone, had no idea. I got her home and purchased a new
battery, put it on and the first thing that happened is the power antenna
went up. Come to find out all the lights work, all the gauges work except
the gas gauge. The clock works perfect. I have changed all the plugs,
wires, replaced the radiator, all hoses, break lines, front break pads and
changed the oil. Carburetor needs to be rebuilt soon, but she is running.
The first start up is here on my posts. I have cleaned her up too and I
don't think I am going to change a thing with the paint or interior. I
will put new tires on her and work on the engine and I thinks that's all I
am going to do. I love her because she is original.., We realized after
this video we had 2 bent and one broken pushrods..
Mad Max - Last V8 Interceptor Axle-hop Stop!
Met up with Justice, who runs Maxrockatansky.org and did a little bit of
filming near Lake Lewisville. Thought I'd throw in the axle-hop stop that
you see at the beginning of MM2: The Road Warrior. He doesn't throw it into
reverse, as many erroneously believe. It's this type of stop I demonstrate
1972 Pontiac Firebird Formula 400
For more info about this restoration go to www.HoggyStyle.com
This is 1 of only 4167 cars built. Fully restored 1972 Pontiac Firebird
Formula 400. A very rare car because of the UAW strike in 1972.
photos of restoration at www.HoggyStyle.com