I wasn't expecting this guy to drive up as I was shooting other cars at Muscle Car and Corvette Nationals, but I'm glad he did, and I'm glad he left the engine on long enough to capture that 303 Exhaust note.
This is the original Trans Am, before the second generation went all flaps and vents and giant spoilers and shaker hoods and screaming chickens and "Smokey and the Bandit".
White with blue stripes and blue interior. Pure and simple.
You can see more pictures of it on my Flickr page:
The Award Winning TV Pilot "Auto Archaeology" explores how classic
automobiles decaying in the backyard of communities all across the country
need to be restored or recycled. By combining historical, environmental,
and financial facts with a comedic sensibility, car lovers, history buffs
and eco-conscious viewers of all ages are in for a treat.
Hosted/Created/Produced by J. Paris
"Auto Archaeology" won the BEST TV PILOT award at the 2009 Cinema City
International Film Festival in Los Angeles.
Brian's Pro Street 1969 Firebird
A quick walk around plus a few other clips about a 1969 Pontiac Firebird
brought up to Canada a few years back. The car is from Louisiana, built to
its present state by the owner down in that state. It takes a lot of
concentration and constant attention to drive this car as it is quite
powerful, and the tires are not conductive to the most straight of
traction. The rear tires,especially, being wide and very soft in rubber
texture, and having very 'wrinkly' sidewalls, can make for a vehicle which
feels very twitchy on the road. So much to the fact hitting the
accelerator at the wrong time could very easily put the car sideways. Even
when you are going in a straight line. Driving with prudence is so
important. The paint was anything but shiny as you see in the clip when
the car was first brought home. It needed a lot of wet sanding and
polishing to come out looking as it does now. The engine is a very much
modified Pontiac 400- cubic inch V-8 hooked up to a fully manual turbo 340 with a 'reverse type' valve body. This
means there is no automatic shifting feature in the unit. and '1' is right
after neutral, then '2nd ' is the next notch back, and finally '3rd'. This
is done for drag racing purposes to ensure you do not run the chance of
grabbing neutral in a race. Stock automatics run the shift lever the
opposite way after neutral. This Pro-Street designed car has all the nice
stuff in it including a roll cage ( the side bars beside the passenger and
driver are removed for street driving), a fuel tank in the trunk, and
4-wheel disc brakes. The rear axle assembly is some reinforced and built-
up unit with a cast aluminum cover sporting a center section girdle to help
keep the rear end in one piece. More will come of this car as the season
1969 Trans Am Barn Find - Part 2
This is the follow up to the 1969 Trans Am Barn Find Video. Here is the car
after a cleanup and complete going through. I now drive the car as much as
possible. UPDATE: The car has been sold and now lives with its new owner in
1969 Firebird 400 Ram Air III red convertible
My Fiero mechanic Dave Armstrong's other '69 Firebird 400 is this Ram Air
III convertible, also restored by him.
I've seen the build book for this car, and it was a WRECK. That Dave was
able to restore it to an award-winning, numbers-matching showpiece like
this is a further testament to his skill. To those who will inevitably ask,
Matador Red was the factory correct color for this car in '69.
The new Camaro,
Challenger and Mustang are
nice, but I'm always drawn to cars like this. Maybe because I can remember
when they were daily drivers.
This one has definitely had an easier life than it did with the previous
owner; Dave trailers this car to shows. Period. The top has never been
And no, it is NOT for sale.
1969 Pontiac Trans Am FOR SALE flemings ultimate garage
Professional frame off photo documented restoration, matching #'s Pontiac
V-8 w/ Ram Air III spec cam & intake, turbo Hydramatic trans, mirror finish Cameo Ivory
paint w/ Tyrol blue stripes, new blue bucket seat interior, factory console
w/ gauges, Ram Air hood w/ Ram Air system, hood tach, front + rear
spoilers, all new chrome & stainless, ceramic coated dual Exhaust, 15" Rally wheels w/ BFG radial T/A's,
power disc brakes + steering, highly detailed engine + trunk compartments,
detailed chalk marks + decals, detailed Exhaust, detailed springs + shocks, looks to be
around $80K spent - yes, it's that kind of car, show or drive this great
1969 Trans Am 1 owner barn find
I recently purchased this 1 owner 1969 Trans Am. It was parked in 1982 when
the owner was transferred out of state. It is a Ram Air III 4 speed car.
Other than some surface rust it really has no real rust to speak of.
UPDATE: The car has been sold and now lives with its new owner in the
1969 Pontiac Trans Am SALE Tony Flemings Ultimate Garage reviews horsepower ripoff complaints video
Photo documented restoration, 400 Ram Air V-8 @ 345hp, ram air hood w/
correct air cleaner, fresh automatic, posi-traction rear, mirror finish
Cameo white paint w/ blue stripes, correct NOS Trans Am blue bucket seat
interior w/ factory console, power white convertible top, Rally II wheels
w/ Goodyear Eagle radials, power disc brakes, power steering, front + rear
spoilers, original AM radio, great sounding dual Exhaust, spectacular reproduction of only 8
Test Driving 1969 Pontiac Firebird 400 V8 Four-Speed
I thought you'd like a look at this nicely restored 1969 Pontiac Firebird.
It's powered by the 400 V8 4 bbl, backed by a four-speed manual trans. It
really looks slick inside and out. It's equipped with the dual hood
scoops, hood mounted tach, rally wheels, and very nice blue metallic paint.
The interior has been completely restored and looks nearly new. These are
excellent driving and handling cars. I hope you find it
interesting...thanks for watching!
Filmed at Fast Lane Classic Cars in St. Charles, Missouri.
The background music track is Whiskey on the Mississippi by Kevin MacLeod.
Available under the Creative Commons Attribution 3.0 Unported license.
Instruments: Guitar, Bass, Kit, Organ, EP
With a jumping bass and off-beat syncopation, this is straight from
Memphis' Beale Street. The Hammond organ and electric guitar play together
as longtime friends, while the melody changes hands from guitar to organ to
electric piano. 011
Bouncy, Grooving 2010
1974 Trans Am Super Duty 455 Four-Speed FUN
This is a very rare 1974 Pontiac Trans Am Super Duty. Less than 1,000 of
this 455-powered, specially built monsters were produced from 73-74. Today
they command ever increasing prices approaching six figures.
1974 Pontiac Firebird Classic Muscle Car for Sale in MI Vanguard Motor Sales
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1974 Pontiac Firebird
The Pontiac Firebird was built by the Pontiac division of General Motors
between 1967 and 2002. The Firebird was introduced the same year as the
automaker's platform-sharing model, the Chevrolet Camaro. This coincided with the
release of the 1967 Mercury Cougar, which shared its platform with another
pony car, the Ford Mustang.
The second generation debut for the 1970 model year was delayed until
February 26, 1970, because of tooling and engineering problems. Replacing
the "Coke bottle" styling was a more "swoopy" body style, with the top of
the rear window line going almost straight down to the lip of the trunk
lid. This look was to epitomize F-body styling for the longest period
during the Firebird's lifetime. The 1974 models featured a redesigned
"shovel-nose" front end and new wide "slotted" taillights.
Completely Rotisserie Restored! Original Owners Manual Included
1967 400ci Motor -- Block ID 9786133
turbo 400 Transmission
Cross Flow Radiator with Dual Fans
4bbl Holley Carb
4 Wheel Disc Brakes
Rebuilt Springs, New Shocks, Front and Rear
New Gas Tank
Stainless Steel Lines
Polished Stainless Steel Exhaust
System with X Pipe
Headers with High Heat Paint
10 Bolt Posi-Traction Rear End
Parking Brake Hooked Up
Stainless Steel Brake Lines, New Rotors
Valve Covers are Painted with Wrinkle Paint
Intake is Painted Bronze
Motor is Painted Bronze
A/C Compressor is Painted
Pulleys are Painted
Inner Fenders are Nicely Painted
Nice Radiator Cover
Black Paint with Two-Tone Stripe
Boss Wheels, Painted Bronze to Match
BF Goodrich G Force T/A Tires - 245/40/18 Front, 275/35/18 Rear
Very Nice Fit and Finish
Door Gaps Look Great
Nicely Finished Trunk
All New Rubber on Trunk
Coated, Solid and Clean Undercarriage
Rockers Look Fantastic, Weep Holes, Spot Welds and Part Numbers Visible
Bronze Painted Sway Bar and Springs
Beautifully Painted Drive Shaft
Cross Member is in Great Shape
AM/FM CD Player
All New Kicker Stereo System
Tan Leather Interior
Gauge Panel Painted Match Stripe on Body
Deluxe Door Panels
Steering Wheel Painted to Match
Very Nice Carpet and Headliner
Dash is in Great Shape
All Gauges Work
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