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1979 Pontiac Trans Am #'s Match

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Year:
1979
Mileage:
21,920
Engine:
403ci (6.6 Liter) V8 #'s Match
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1979 Pontiac Trans Am #'s Match for sale

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  1979 rpo code description AU3 Electric Door Locks A01 Soft Ray Tinted Glass. All Windows A31 Power Windows A51 Bucket Seats B18 Custom Interior B89 Molding. Windshield Black Rear B97 Front and Rear Wheel Spoilers C60 Air Conditioning CC1 Removable Glass Roof Panels (T-Tops) CD4 Controlled Cycle Windshield Wipers D35 Sport Mirror Left and Right D53 Hood Bird Decal D55 Floor Console D80 Rear Spoiler G80 Posi-traction Rear Axle L80 Engine. 403ci (6. 6 Liter) V8 4 Barrel Carb M33 Automatic Transmission NK3 Formula Steering Wheel N33 Tilt Steering Wheel N90 Cast Aluminum Wheel. Gold QGR 225/70R15 White Letter Tires TGA Tinted Windshield with Antenna TR9 Lamp Group UA1 Heavy Duty Battery U17 I/P Gauges (Tachometer and Clock) U35 Electric Clock U58 AM/FM Stereo Radio U80 Dual Rear Speakers WS4 Trans Am WV6 Gold Graphics Y84 Black Special Edition

   exterior color code 19 Starlight Black interior color code 19B  Black Cloth

 

  Make:   Pontiac Model:   Trans Am Y84 SE Transmission:   Automatic (#'s Match) Mileage:   21. 20 (Actual) Engine:   6. 6 Liter V8 (#'s Match) VIN:   2W87K9L121011 about the dealership Seven Hills Motorcars is Cincinnati's premier Corvette specialist and a licensed and registered auto dealer by the State of Ohio. With many years of focused experience we specialize in 1957 to 1982 Corvettes and other GM classics. There is no other dealership that can better meet your needs if you would like to buy. sell. or just find out more information about your Corvette. Cadillac. Camaro. or Trans Am. Founded in 2005. this is a very focused operation. We do it because we enjoy it. We are a collectors and enthusiasts; therefore we look for cars that excite us. We do not purchase at dealer auctions; each car is hand picked because it is special or rare and because we like it. contact information Seven Hills Motorcars. Inc.
9213 Blue Ash Rd
Cincinnati. OH 45242
sales@sevenhillsmotorcars. com

Contact a representative directly:
Matt: 513. 708. 1468

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

vehicle description

 

 

Seven Hills Motorcars is very proud to offer this unbelievably original PHS documented 1979 Y84 Special Edition Trans Am with only 21. 20 original miles. This Trans Am has been a west coast car its entire life and was delivered new in Richmond. California. The market on Special Edition Trans Am's is absolutely red hot right now and this example is priced to sell. Very low mileage and original examples of the Y84 are exceptionally difficult to find and draw a huge premium in the current market.

This SE looks great. runs awesome. and is and awesome driver. This is an excellent opportunity to own a classic Trans Am that is ready to be used and enjoyed at an unbeatable value. One could easily buy this car now and sell it for more than the purchase price in years to come. This Trans Am is finished in the beautiful and sought-after color combination of Starlight Black with SE decals over Black Cloth interior. This is the most desired and appealing color combination available on these second generation Trans Am's. Please peruse all of the photos. video. and other information below to get a true sense of clean and nice this Trans Am really is.

Please note that this Trans Am is "numbers matching. " That means that the engine in the car is original and the same unit that was installed at the factory. The last six digits of the VIN. 121011. are stamped on the engine block and pictured below indicating that this is the original engine that was installed in the car brand new at the factory. The full stamping is "29L121011" and "2" indicates the Pontiac division of GM. the "9" is the model year. 1979. and the "L" is the plant where the car was produced. Van Nuys. CA. This Trans Am rolled off the assemble line during the fifth week of October. 1978 (10E). All of the trim and paint codes are also correct for the car.

As a side note. this Trans Am is not a dealer auction vehicle.   We hand pick each car after careful inspection.   Our classics come from owners who expect their cars to go to someone that will give the vehicle the same care and attention as they did.   We invite and encourage you to examine the car in person or have the car inspected.   Please take the time to scrutinize each picture.   We photograph each vehicle to the greatest extent so you can feel confident about your purchase.   If you have a question about the Pontiac. just give us a call.

   

 

model description

 

 


A new styling treatment to the front end was the most striking change for the 1979 Trans Am. laying back the nose at a 22-degree angle from the "Batmobile's" 16-degree angle for better aerodynamics. The Trans Am became a "bottom breather". picking up some fresh air for cooling at the bumper grilles. the remaining amount from underneath the front bumper. The traditional grille between the headlamps was gone. replaced by a pair mounted in the bumper pad extensions. The grilles were in a matte black and contained the turn signal/park lamp lenses in the upper outer corners. The now common four rectangular headlamps were each set in deep recesses. surrounded by low gloss bezels. The Pontiac crest continued to reside in the center of the front fascia.

In addition to the styling change. a bright spot to the front end restyle was a deeper front spoiler. now made of a flexible material rather than the hard plastic of the '77-78's. The change in material made it a bit more friendly to curb stones and parking lot dips. The spoiler actually was responsible for a major portion of the cooling air which was channeled to the radiator. Larger wheel air deflectors (or spats) were fitted. blending with the new spoiler.

The most drastic and best looking change to the rear had to be the tail lamp assemblies. The lamps now stretched corner to corner. with a hinged fuel filler door in the center. While this may seem enough of a change. the big news was that the tail lamps had a "blacked out" look; at least until the lights were activated. then the red was proudly broadcast. For 1979. this was major cool.

 

condition    

Exterior

The Starlight Black exterior is in nice condition for its age. The car looks just in person as it does in the photos. As one can see in the photos. the paint has a good gloss and smooth finish. Often many Trans Am's will have particularly chipped up front ends; this car does not and even the low and vulnerable front spoiler is in great condition as one can see in the photos. The wheels are in good shape and the tires have about 95% tread left. They are sized 225/70R15. which is correct acceding to the QGR code on the PHS documents. There are no major imperfections that have been intentionally excluded from the photos. The paint obviously has some age to it and some imperfections as one can see in the photos. There one small chips in the windshield. but if the future owner would like we can have it replaced prior to delivery for $300.

Being an original California car and living its whole life in a temperate west coast climate. this Trans Am has never been subject to harsh winters or salty roads. The trunk is clean and as one can seen in the many photos of the underside. this Trans Am is totally solid. We have also included specific photos of the spring perches. lower front and rear quarters. and other areas on the car most prone to rust.

This Trans Am has a stamping on the radiator core support. which is pictured below. The core support shows a "10 18 78" stamp. or October 18. 1978. This stamping would be correct and original as it precedes the car's build date of the fifth week of October. 1978 (10E). As one can imagine. if this Trans Am had ever sustained even a minor front end collision this part would have been repaired or replaced. The original stampings are great to see in tact.

The Trans Am looks just as good in person as it does in the photos.

 

Interior

The Black Hobnail cloth interior of the Trans Am looks fanstastic and is almost all original. The seats are in excellent condition with no tears. rips. or split seams. Please note that these appear to the original seats and skins. not some cheap aftermarket covers or reproductions. The carpet looks great with no stains. rips. or holes. The dash is in excellent condition with no cracks. fading. or sun damage. The original door panels look great with no cracks or splits. and both door pulls are solid and in tact. The package tray looks great with no warping. fading. or sun damage. All of the gauges work as they should beside the oil pressure gauge. This car has not been smoked in; there is no aroma of cigarettes what so ever. Please note in the video below how both seat belts operate and retract properly. This is a very common problem on this era "F-Body" and a small. but very important. detail most buyers do not think to check. Trans Am interiors from this era are not known to wear well over time and the excellent condition of this original interior is a huge testament to the meticulous care this Trans Am has received throughout its life.

The interior looks just as good in person as it does in the photos.


Mechanical

This Trans Am appears to be in very good mechanical condition. It starts right away every time. idles well. and runs great. It is an exceptional driver that feels great on the road and at highway speeds; it drives like a 21. 00 mile car should drive. In the video below one can observe the car accelerating on the highway up to about 70mph. shifting through all the gears. braking to a stoplight. and going through some curves. Please note that it shifts well. runs great. there are no strange noises or vibrations. and the car performs quite nice overall. The brakes are responsive and do not pull to one side or the other. There is no smoke when starting or driving the car. It runs cool and does not overheat. Also. the engine is clean and nicely detailed as one can see from the photos. The horn works as do all the exterior lights. wipers. and blower for the heater and a/c on all speeds. The a/c works and blows cold; one can see the a/c compressor engaging properly in the video below. The power door locks click. but do not work. The speedometer. tachometer. odometer. temperature. fuel. and battery gauges all work. and even the clock runs. The car now has true dual exhaust with no catalytic converter and a very healthy exhaust tone. This Trans Am has lots of power and handles great. Not enough can be said as to how much of a pleasure it is to drive this car. especially with the T-Tops out on a beautiful day.


Overall Condition

 

Overall. this 1979 SE Trans Am is in excellent condition and is a true bargain at our asking price. The market on for the Special Edition Trans Am is very strong right now and low mileage original cars are much more desirable. Any vehicle can be restored. but a car is only original once and originally cannot be duplicated. This Y84 is a great value and will only appreciate over time.

 

This car turns heads and gets tons of attention wherever it goes. Cars like this are the Barrett Jackson and stars of the future. In fact in 2016 Barrett Jackson has sold a 1979 Y84 Trans Am for $55. 00. a 1980 Y84 for $71. 00. a 1980 Y84 for $110. 00 and a 1979 Tenth Anniversary Trans Am for $187. 00. though it did have very low miles. Someone could easily enjoy this vehicle for several years and sell it for more than the purchase price with minimal effort.

 

Thank you for looking and please do not hesitate to email or call with any questions.

 

vehicle video

 


For a thirteen minute video of the car including running. starting. walk around. function check. and test drive on the road and highway please visit:
https://youtu. be/YBP2xlTPDeo .

 

vehicle pictures

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Matt: (513) 708-1468 matt@SevenHillsMotorcars. com
 

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worldwide shipping   The vast majority of cars sold by Seven Hills Motorcars are shipped across the country or even across the world to their new owners.   Therefore. we are very familiar with the shipping process and glad to help our customers with it.   We are more than happy to assist in having your car transported to anywhere in world.   For our domestic customers in the United States we can handle the entire process in-house without the need or added expense for a shipping broker.   Please feel free to contact us for a shipping quote. While we are more than happy to assist with shipping of the car. we are not responsible for the shipping of the extra engine block.

 

warranty   We are one of the only classic car dealers that is able to offer you a warranty for purchase on your classic car. There are warranties available from 1 year to 10 year at prices ranging from $2. 00 to $6. 00. Warranty work can be completed at any licensed repair shop. including your local Chevrolet dealer. As with all other classic car dealers. unless you decided to purchase a warranty. all of our vehicles are sold "As-is" with on warranty express or implied. Please contact us if you are interested in a warranty for your classic vehicle.

   



 




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