This trans am has undergone a three year frame up restoration. Complete professional motor and tran rebuild (403 & 350) Car has less than 200 mi since resto. Engine compartment media blasted rustproofed and top coated. Complete front end rebuild, blasted, painted, new bushings, tie rods, heavy duty sway bar bushings, powder coated hood springs, new a/c compressor, heater core, all new hoses, clamps, fan belts and aluminum radiator. All new ignition components, aluminum old's manifold, new edlebrock carb hooked up to a working shaker ..rebuilt wiring harnesses, new brakes(calipers, pads, lines, and hardware.) New shocks, complete new dual Exhaust system, new Foose Wheels with BFG 235R15 front and 255R15 rear. New headlights and front grills. The body was stripped to bare metal after removing front clip, bumpers, hood, and all glass. It was then sealed, primered, and base coat, clear coat with PPG Deltron(DBU62608)clear and PPG concept DCU2002 clear coat. Complete brand new interior, headliner, package tray, rugs, seats, ashtrays, radio with small subs in trunk, all new weather stripping through out car and stuff I can't think of right now...(forgot new door panels, dash and console rebuild) This was a california car(build sheet) and had only one rust spot on drivers rear quarter. I kept the piece we cut out and metal patched. All interior surfaces were sanded primered painted with rust inhibitor and rustoleom. No expense was spared on this resto. Now the unbelieveable reason I am selling. Bet you never heard this one....I am retired and built this car for my grandson.He often helped when he visited me. As time went on he seemed to lose interest and a month ago informed me because he is taking electrical mechanics in school and want's to be like his buddies HE WANTS A PICKUP....By the way I have a complete picture album with dates of this rebuild.All I can say is whoever wins this car will be more than satisfied....PS The bird on hood and gas tank and pin striping is all HAND PAINTED,no decal. for more pics or offers please send me a PM or email me at firstname.lastname@example.org
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1979 Pontiac Trans Am Firebird
We have a real beauty for you. See this Firebird Trans Am at
http://www.sunsetclassics.com/1979-pontiac-trans-am/ Sold Summer of 2008.
This is an original 4 speed 1979 Firebird Trans Am with shaker hood,
factory all wheel disc brakes, 12 bolt posi-traction rear end, and an
overhauled and detailed 390 ci motor. Every nut and bolt has been gone
through on this beautiful car. The glass T-tops on this Trans Am make
driving this car a real treat even with the top on. With the T-tops off,
open up the 4 barrels on a country road you'll be truly living the American
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1979 Pontiac Trans Am FOR SALE flemings ultimate garage
Freshly restored with $20K in receipts (not counting the car!), 6.6 liter
matching #s V-8, automatic trans, new mirror finish Nocturne blue paint w/
all new decals, all new blue bucket seat interior w/ console, factory tach
+ gauges, 15X8 alloys w/ BFG radial T/As, optional air-conditioning,
optional power windows + door locks, optional AM/FM/Cass, new great
sounding dual Exhaust, very nice
driver or show.
1979 Trans am Olds 374Ci comp. XE284
Oldsmobile 350 with 400 chevy pistons and "H" beam rods, stroked to 3.5"
works out to 374Ci, 10.8:1 Compression, XE284 , Hookers, Flowmasters,
HOW TO FIND THE COMPRESSION STROKE WITH A BALLOON & TDC. ONLY BALLOON TRICK ON YOUTUBE
Automotive technician since 1991, I show an easy method for finding TOP
DEAD CENTER ON THE COMPRESSION STROKE for #1 cylinder using a screw driver,
hose from a compression tester and a BALLOON. Yeeeep a Balloon. its simple
and can be done just by taking out the #1 spark plug. These methods work
for all 4 stroke engines and will help you find that dreaded TDC on the
compression stroke so you can line up your timing belt correctly. I also
explain Camshaft Lobe position and why it needs to be off the lifters for
compression to take place. KEEP IN MIND you DO NOT need to take the valve
covers off to perform this task, I only have them off because I am changing
the head gaskets on this vehicle..Another thing also, if your piston rings
are bad (not sealing properly) or your valves are not seated and sealed
tight you will have low compression and if it is extreme, it will not
inflate the balloon. Keep your faith strong in Christ and never ever give
up! Excuse me for calling the Crankshaft pulley bolt a Nut lol, I blame it
on my A.D.D. lol
132741 / 1979 Pontiac Trans Am
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This low mileage 1979 Tran Am is a fully documented, all original time
capsule which comes factory equipped with Pontiac's highly desirable 6.6
litre W72 engine and an M21 Muncie 4-speed transmission for a FRACTION of
what most investment grade classics cost.
Assembled at GM's Van Nuys, California manufacturing facility, this super
clean, all original Pontiac Trans Am was shipped to Andy Klein Pontiac-GMC
in Overland Park, Kansas on November 20th of 1978. Exceptionally maintained
since the day its proud owner parked it in his driveway, the car has never
been taken apart for any restoration or major body repairs and still
presents a clear and flat coat of original GM code 11 Cameo White paint.
Since those straight and rust free original body panels have never been
disassembled, they still display completely accurate panel gaps which give
the car surprisingly solid fit and a cool factory fresh appearance which
modern builds simply can't duplicate.
Pop this Trans Ams long, colorful hood and you'll find an all original PWH
stamped 400 cubic inch W72 engine which, in the eyes of many hardcore
Pontiac enthusiasts, is the last true Pontiac V8 ever produced. Thanks to
government mandated emissions standards, performance had almost been
legislated out of existence, and that left the Trans Am suffering a bit of
an identity crisis. By utilizing smaller "6X" heads from a 350 and a
revised camshaft, the W72 created higher compression and successfully
reversed almost a decade of declining horsepower numbers. At the
top of the motor, an original Rochester 4-barrel carburetor sits under the
cars awesome shaker scoop and an original HEI distributor sends power to
the cylinders through black plug wires. Below that carburetor, original GM
corporate blue paint coats the entire block and original Exhaust manifolds send Exhaust into a high performance factory Exhaust system.
Take a look under this all original Trans Am and you'll find a straight,
rust-free frame which still displays a nice coat of GM satin black paint,
and clean, solid floors which carry absolutely no defect camouflaging
undercoating. Behind the motor, a W72-exclusive Muncie M21 4-speed manual
transmission sends power to the cars original 10 bolt rear end, and a
standard WS6 handling package. For 1979, the newly dubbed WS6 package
included larger sway bars, better shocks and springs, a tighter steering
gear box and newly designed code J65 power front and rear disc brakes that,
when combined with the cars standard power steering, made for serious
handling ability and greatly reduced stopping distances. In the middle of
the floor pans, an original dual Exhaust system still carries original GM
mufflers and catalytic converters in front of correct stainless side
splitter tips, and, at the corners of the car, power flows to the pavement
through ORIGINAL 225/70 white letter Goodyear Polysteel Radials and
awesome, original 15 inch snowflake wheels.
Open this Trans Ams solid doors and you'll find an absolutely pristine
original deluxe interior that shows virtually no signs of wear at all. The
firm and comfortable high backed seats are especially nice pieces which
have the supple appearance of much more expensive hardware, and the
original black carpet looks great beneath correct rubber mats. In the
middle of the car, a clean black console houses chrome switches for
optional power windows behind a chrome Hurst shifter with a cool Pontiac
shift knob. Above the seats, a stain free headliner is stretched tight
around the cars mirrored tops and optional dome lamp; and in front of the
seats, an excellent looking engine turned dash bezel houses crystal clear
gauges above HVAC controls and an original Delco-GM AM/FM cassette player.
At the sides of the car, awesome, plush door panels feature bright red
emblems above well-maintained stainless trim, chrome switches and chrome
handles. And in front of the driver, a correct aluminum Formula steering
wheel sits on an optional tilt steering column.
This clean 1979 Trans Am is the perfect opportunity to own an investment
grade muscle car that you can still drive around town and show off. Call,
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1980 Trans Am's very First Drive After Sitting for 20 Years, Survivor
This car has been parked for 20 years without any attention. My brother and
I replaced all brake hoses, fluid flush on the engine, new radiator, new
spark plugs and wires, Carburetor needs to be rebuilt so that is the next
thing on the list. After this video, we realized she had 2 bent and one
1979 Trans Am six speed Vortec 350 with CSU blow through, Vortech V1 first test runs and ride along
My friend Dustin decided to go CSU blowthru for his Vortech V1 in his TA.
Engine is a stock Vortec 350 with a cam and carb intake. Still running
cast manifolds. Car has 3.73 gears. Still working the bugs out and
needs to install the MSD box. Boost
is only 2-3 lbs at this time, not sure if there is belt issue or what. I
tried to convince him to go turbo but he
had this blower already. It definitely goes good for the first day. When
he gets 6-8 lbs out of it this thing will absolutely fly!
1979 Pontiac Trans Am 6.6 WS6 4 wheel Disc Brakes
This is a 1979 Pontiac Trans Am 6.6 WS6, the Special Sport Suspension, is a
nice feature on this car new in 1979. Includes factory modified
suspension, Larger Sway bars, 4 wheel disc brakes, 15X8 Pontiac Rallye Snow
Flake Wheels all the way around. This car was bought new in Eugene,
Oregon, and has spent its life there, until the last month. Eugene is just
an hour south of me. This car is now up for sale on ebay, at NO RESERVE.
I do have a build sheet for it, and PHS docs as well that go with the car.
This will make someone a nice project car, that they can drive and enjoy at
the same time. Give us a call 503-910-2085, or blueovalranch.com
1979 Trans Am Burnout
1979 Trans Am Burnout
Me and my dad rebuilt this car ground up and after a year and a half went
to cause a ruckus in a parking lot. We couldn't do too much since the new
beefy tires on the back may have damaged the rear end. Once we get some
smaller tires on the back we'll show you what this pup was meant to do.
1979 Trans Am with a Chevy 350 bored .030 over, rough idle cam, aluminum
heads, 2:73 gears, muncie m21 stonecrusher 4 speed, 650 cfm edelbrock carb