Trans Am Engine Swap Part 2 - 305 TPI to 357 Carbed Small Block V8
This is the first update on our 1987 Pontiac Trans Am engine swap. We'll be pulling the 305 TPI and replacing it with a carbed 357 small block V8. I'm sure much more progress will be made in the next vid. Thanks for watching along, we appreciate it!
357 V8 1987 Pontiac Trans Am Update
We thought it was time for an update on my son's 1987 Pontiac Trans Am.
Yesterday, we brought home a nice 357 Chevy small block that is going to
take the place of the original 305 TPI. It should offer a substantial bump
in power, thanks to 52 more cubic inches, and a cam with a bit more lift.
We're also going to switch over to a carb just for the sake of simplicity.
We'll probably go back to fuel injection when we do an LS swap in the
future. We'll have many more videos on this project in the near future.
Thanks for watching!
Trans Am Engine Swap Part 5 - 357 V8
This is the fifth part in our 1987 Pontiac Trans Am engine swap series. In
this video, I show the ECM and all the related wiring that we removed from
the car. Jordan and I also have begun cleaning up the engine bay, so that
we can prepare it for paint. I ordered our new carburetor as well and it
should be here in a couple days. I hope you are finding these vids
interesting...thanks for watching!
Pontiac Trans Am Engine Swap Part 4 - Removing the Engine - 305 TPI to 357 Carbed
This is the fourth part in our 1987 Pontiac Trans Am engine swap series.
This is my son's first project car and we're having a lot of fun with it.
In this video, you get to see how we removed the old 305 TPI engine. In
the days ahead, we'll be cleaning up the engine bay and getting rid of any
unnecessary wiring or equipment. Then we'll be ready to drop in the new
357 small block V8. I hope you find our project interesting...thanks for
Pontiac Trans Am Engine Swap Part 3 - 357 V8
This is part 3 of our engine swap series. My son and I are converting his
car from a 305 TPI to a carbed 357 V8. Today, we continued removing all
the accessories from the engine. We took off the power steering pump,
water pump, A/C Compressor and lines, headers, etc. Tomorrow the engine
will be coming out and we'll start cleaning up the engine bay. Thanks for
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1986 Pontiac TransAm 305 TPI bogging issue! HELP!!
Hey guys. I have a 1986 Trans Am with the 305 TPI engine. It sat for a few
years before i bought it (last July) I have it running to the point where
it can drive but I have some issues with it running. First off, it usually
hesitates when i start it. By this i mean it cranks starts and revs and
drops to like 200 rpm for a few seconds then jumps back to normal. It
sounds like it runs very rough, like its missing or the timing is off. it
idles normal. If you mash the pedal to the floor it bogs severely. Like it
is barely running. if you feather it you can usually get it to climb to
redline just fine. This issue is on and off. i never know when it will
happen. It also backfires out of the intake when you mash the pedal. I have
replaced all 8 spark plugs, whole distributer, cap and rotor. I pulled the
engine codes and code 33 comes up (MAF sensor) sensor is fine (wires not
broken etc) checked vac hoses etc. Any help would be greatly apreciated.