Trans Am 1978 for Chris
This stunning Trans Am we restored for Chris, it was originally a blue TA
but Chris wanted the Bandit Special Edition style, play the video and
1979 Pontiac Trans Am Review 7-22-2008
TestDriveMyRide.com is an idea for car reviews of real cars by real people.
This test video is a review of my 1979 Pontiac Firebird Trans Am. This
restored vehicle features a 300 horsepower Chevy 350 V8,
700r4 overdrive transmission, 3.42 rear gears, flowmaster Exhaust, and subframe connectors. Original
black on black t-top vehicle with fresh paint and interior. The original
Oldsmobile 403 only had 180 horsepower, but these cars
can return to the muscle car era with only a few tweaks/mods.
1978 Trans Am highway acceleration
1978 Trans Am 400 (180hp) accelerating from around 80 kph to somewhere
beyond 130kph after a kickdown to 2nd gear. Wide open throttle was fairly
brief, as the 400 is stronger at lower RPMs.
Dale's 78 Special Edition TA - Restored!
Dale is a good friend of Restore a Muscle Cars, and we have been working
with him every step of the way in the frame off restoration of his SE TA,
that he has had for a long time. Dale has been restoring this car since
last years TA Nats and over the past month or so is really putting in the
overtime! Dale gets married this weekend, so we are under a crunch to help
him get his TA done! Last night 1 a.m. we finished 95% of the decaling...