1978 Pontiac Trans Am
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1978 Pontiac Trans Am for sale
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Up for sale is my restored and upgraded 1978 TransAm with a W72 performance option. This is the real deal Pontiac 400 motor. Besides being a beautifully restored TransAm. over the last 4 years I did well over $10k in upgrades to the suspension. A/C. cooling system. transmission. exhaust. etc. . to get it to look and drive right.
See the car in action on the band Surrender the Fall's music video on MTV:
http://www. mtv. com/videos/surrender-the-fall/894542/some-kind-of-perfect. jhtml/
See it in University of Miami's Distraction magazine:
It has a 2004R overdrive transmission for nice comfortable cruising. vintage custom Recaro "fishnet" seats for comfort. complete Pro Touring F-body springs. shocks. sway bars and body mounts for good handling. custom mandrel bent exhaust with dual Flowmasters. upgraded modern A/C compressor and condenser. four electric fans with two Flex-a-lite controllers. 100 amp alternator. full aggressive Year One body flares. 17" Year One wheels. nbsp;awesome iPod compatible stereo. nbsp;and much more! Besides the upgrades. many maintenance parts have recently been replaced.
My loss is your gain. don't try this at home unless you have a lot of $'s and time to spend! A stack of receipts will be included with the sale. The subtle but expensive details like the fishnet seats. 17" wheels. lower profile tires. wider body flares. beautiful sounding dual Flowmasters and tight suspension really make the car stand out. This car has all the looks and sounds that get attention EVERYWHERE!
Here are some examples of what was done to enhance this car.
Engine:Pontiac 400 W72 factory performance packageComplete engine rebuild by previous owner with receiptsComp Cams CL51-229-3 Comp Cams 7262‑16 pushrod setComp Cams 988-16 valve springsComp Cams 743-16 retainersComp Cams 601-16 valve locks ARP 194-5401 main stud setARP 190-3607 head boltsARP 190-6001 rod boltsTRW L2440F forged pistonsHooker shorty headers $179. 99True dual exhaust. mandrel bent. Flowmaster mufflers. Pypes stainless tips $1200. 00Jegs aluminum radiator $350. 00LS1 electric fans used $100. 00Fabricate brackets and install fans (3D print brackets) $500. 002 x Flex-a-lite 31163 - Flex-a-lite fan controller $169. 99Powermaster 150amp 1 wire alternator $177. 97
Transmission:Built 2004R Overdrive transmission by Janis Transmission $1900Electric lock up torque converter
Suspension:Pro Touring F-Body GT suspension kit shocks & springs $739. 00Pro Touring F-Body front & rear sway bars $334. 00Pro Touring F-Body body bushings $93. 00Pro Touring F-Body tall lower ball joints $96. 00Pro Touring F-Body lowering blocks $29. 00Pro Touring F-Body sub frame connectors$179. 00Pro Touring F-Body Delrin lower control arm bushing kit $135. 00
Air-conditioningR134a rotary compressor $300. 00Aluminum condenser upgrade $419. 53Installation $481. 50
Body:Year One Body Flares $716. 90Paint and install flares $600. 00Year One 17" wheels $1200. 00
Interior:Genuine Recaro "fishnet" seats (used) $1000. 00Fabricate brackets install seats $200. 00Match rear upholstery $250. 00Upgrade dash lights to LED
Audio:Kenwood X700-5 amp $319. 998" Bazooka sub $139. 954 guage wire kit $39. 99Install $225. 00
Recent maintenance (last year) includes new rear main seal with a DUAL LIP Viton from Butler performance. all engine gaskets. timing cover. brake master cylinder. brake booster. axle bearings. differential bearings. universal joint. water pump (cast type). and more!
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