1970 Pontiac Trans Am "Splitter": First Drive V8TV
http://www.v8tvshow.com - Splitter is all back together and it was finally time to take to the streets! Brett Evans toured us around with the 1970 Pontiac Trans Am clone through some quite backroads, but it's hard to be inconspicuous in a borderline race car! We'll be at the track soon to get some real numbers, both at the drag strip and on the road course.
1970 Pontiac Trans Am "Splitter" Part 2 - Suspension V8TV
http://www.v8tvshow.com - The transformation of Project Splitter begins
with a quick mini-tub job to gain clearance for the larger rear tires,
followed by a major overhaul of the front suspension. Splitter now sits
on Global West tubular upper and lower control arms, QA1 coil-over shocks
and springs, Baer brakes, CCW Wheels, and Toyo Tires.
Splitter 1970 Trans Am Drag Strip Pass V8TV
http://www.v8tvshow.com - Part of our 1970 Pontiac Trans Am's dual
personality is drag strip performance, and Splitter delivers on the track.
Here Brett Evans pilots the car to a 9.28 / 147 mph pass in a recent
street car drag event.
1970 Trans Am "Splitter" First Start V8TV
http://www.v8tvshow.com - Project "Splitter" 1970 Trans Am finally comes to
life! Brett Evans and crew install it's new Coan turbo 400 transmission, TCI Torque Convertor, and
the Gear Vendors Overdrive unit. First drive is not far off!
Pontiac Performance Tips from Butler Performance V8TV
http://www.v8tvshow.com - Certain engine builders specialize in specific
brands, and for Pontiac power, Butler Performance is in the forefront.
We visited Butler to get the lowdown on the latest in hi-po parts for
Pontiac V8s and to spec out a motor for project "Splitter." Here, David
Butler takes us through the shop and brings us up to speed on the latest in
1980 ProTouring TA 640+HP - Restore a muscle Car, Overseas Project
One of the two 1980 ProTouring Trans Ams we are putting the finishing
touches on for a client overseas! Just a quick little video of the TA in
the shop parking lot! We will be posting a lot more video and pictures of
these cars over the next couple weeks! Full DSE suspension, minitub, Year
One Billet Snowflake wheels, custom Phoenix Graphix Decals, emblems, Big
Block motor pushing over 640HP with Super Street Figher turbo 400 Transmissions!
Hell's TA - 80 Trans Am SE LS9 Super Charged ProTouring - Dyno Session
Final Dyno session
putting down around 409hp to the ground and 630hp to the flywheel, with Exhaust cutouts closed. With them open,
it gains another 10-15hp. This 1980 Special Edition TA, one owner car out
of NY that we are just finishing up for the owner, is sporting full DSE
equipment, Year One 18x12 and 18x10 snoflakes, a new LS9 crate motor,
complete custom KillerPaint.com Mike Lavalle flamed hood bird and accents,
Kenwoods new state of the art Double DIN DVD NAV system. Leather interior,
mini tubbed, full protouring suspension, custom engine covering ,etc. We
will be posting a full video of this car after completed so everyone can
see all the details!
132152 / 1970 Pontiac Trans Am Ram Air IV
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This spectacular, 100% numbers matching 1970½ Trans Am Ram Air IV is one
of only 59 built with a 4-speed, and fully documented with a build sheet. A
life-long west coast car, this was one of only 24 RA IV cars built at the
Van Nuys assembly plant.
Gaps are exemplary, panel fit is very good, and this might be the most well
assembled early F-body I've ever seen. The Polar White paint matches the
factory finish exactly, and the decals are reproductions. Out back, the
ducktail spoiler fits beautifully and carries the correct TRANS AM
Simply selecting RPO 342 got you the famed 370-horsepower round-port Ram
Air IV engine, which delivered much more than simply an advertised 25 hp
over the standard D-port Ram Air III engine. Atop that intake and under the
solenoid-operated scoop, the Rochester Quadrajet carburetor makes its home.
The cylinder heads are 614 castings, the block is a correct WW unit, the
intake is a correct 97999 casting, and the unique Ram Air IV Exhaust manifolds have been beautifully
The Muncie M20 4-speed manual is the original, matching numbers piece,
while out back, the RA IV was the only Firebird to receive a 12-bolt rear
end as standard equipment (this one is packed with 3.73 gears and a Posi
for explosive acceleration). The heavy-duty power disc brakes have been
fully rebuilt, and correct F41-spec shocks are at all four corners. It's
finished off with a set of original date-coded Rally II wheels and
Firestone Wide Ovals.
This one sports its original code 211 Medium Bright Blue Vinyl interior.
The seats and door panels have been reconditioned and re-dyed, but the
carpets are spectacularly original, as is the headliner. The trunk features
that fitted floor mat, as well as a full-sized spare tire with complete
One of the rarest Pontiacs ever built, with low original miles, 100%
matching numbers, and a ton of documentation. Call now!
http://www.rk-motors.com/ Located in Charlotte, North Carolina, RK Motors
Charlotte boasts one of the finest Muscle and High Performance car
showrooms in the world. Stocked with world-class, show-winning vehicles,
our classic and muscle car inventory is sure to please even the most
discriminating high-performance car enthusiast.
1970 Pontiac Trans Am "Splitter" Engine Pre-Install V8TV
http://www.v8tvshow.com - The engine's been tuned, the parts are all
together... now Brett takes us through Splitter's engine bay and the 541
Pontiac with all the accessories from March, Edelbrock, MSD, and Butler
Performance all installed. Brett also points out some tricks to install
large-tube Hooker Headers on the big All Pontiac.com block. It won't be
long before the key is turned!
"Y-Gen 3rd Gen" Pontiac Trans Am V8TV
http://www.v8tvshow.com/forum - 16 year old kids are in a tough spot these
days. We're not talking about the pressures of daily life and all that
B.S.; we're referring to the fact that the kids who are into cool cars
usually don't have the cash or the ability to get their mitts on a cool
ride. Add to that un-sympathetic parents, and you've got millions of high
schoolers rollin' beat up civics or other cheap junk. Dale Schwartz has a
leg up, however, with his new project they're calling the Y-Gen 3rd-Gen.
It's a Trans Am that's a full 7 years older than Dale, but he was able to
build a car he wanted the way he wanted.
Pro Touring 1972 Firebird "Code Red" Video Feature V8TV
http://www.v8tvshow.com - This is one of the cleanest 2nd generation
Firebirds we've ever seen, and the best part is that it is driven hard and
performs as well. The body features dozens of subtle modifications, the
interior is all custom, the suspension is Detroit Speed, and the power
comes from a 575 HP Mast Motorsports L99.
1973 Trans Am Pro Touring - Dyno/Tuning Session
One of our recent builds just finished getting Dynoed and Tuned at "The Shop"
in Lincoln, NE. This is a clients car from Colorado that has a Butler
Designed 455 engine that on the stand will produce around 700HP.
We have full DSE suspension in this car from front to Rear, with Wilwood
Brakes and Hydrotech Braking systems. A complete YearOne BRE rear speaker
Shelf with full Kicker Sound system. Ram Air Restorations 3.5" Dual
Spintech mufflers, and the new Dougs Headers.
On the MustangDyno this car was pulling just
shy of 500hp to the rear wheels and 650 HP to the flywheel (based on
current conditions, Hot & Humid).