1979 Pontiac Firebird Firebird
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1979 Pontiac Firebird Firebird for sale
Rarely-ordered 4. 9L V-8 engine (code L37)
Muncie M21 close-ratio four-speed manual transmission
1 of 1. 90 Firebirds ordered with this engine/trans combination in 1979
Air-conditioning. power steering. power four-wheel disc brakes. power antenna
Heritage Brown exterior with original Camel interior
Aftermarket tinted rear and side windows
62. 37 miles on actual mileage title
Original build sheet (found in pieces under one of the car's seats)
MotoeXotica Classic Cars is proud to offer this 1979 Pontiac Firebird Trans Am with low actual miles as stated on the title and a four-speed manual transmission and original build sheet.
This car left the Van Nuys. California assembly plant on the second week of April 1979 with the following equipment: shaker hood. Muncie M21 four-speed close-ratio manual transmission. 3. 08 gearing and Positraction. power steering. power four-wheel disc brakes. air-conditioning. 4. 9L V-8 engine. gold graphics package. gold aluminum "Snowflake" wheels. front and rear wheel spoilers. tinted glass. bucket front seats. Formula steering wheel. center console. fog lights. blacked-out taillights and power antenna.
Only 1. 90 Firebird Trans Ams were built with this engine and transmission combination in 1979 and we were able to verify this car came with the factory 4. 9 liter V-8. At some later point. someone applied the 6. 6 TA graphics shown on the hood scoop.
Dressed in newer Heritage Brown paint. it shows very well. however there are a few minor blemishes visible upon close inspection. Complementing the paint are the so-called "screaming chicken" hood and B-pillar graphics. stripes and the gold "snowflake" wheels. The glass is in good shape overall but the windshield has a chip on the driver's side. lower left. The side and rear windows carry aftermarket tint. The car's urethane bumpers are in fine condition and the car rolls on BFGoodrich Radial T/A tires. size 225/70R15 front and rear. surrounding those aforementioned "Snowflakes. " The wheels are in decent shape but have some patina. The body panels are straight and the engine bay looks decent overall. Battery appears new.
Inside. the original Camel-colored seats with a honeycomb-like pattern are in good shape. The horn is inoperative but the matching carpet. the headliner. instrument panel. Formula steering wheel. door panels. package shelf. mirrors. center console and shift lever are all in good shape. Completing the interior is a Alpine AM/FM stereo with cassette.
The Firebird front end was restyled in 1979. It also marked the 10th Anniversary of the Trans Am. In 1979. Pontiac sold 116. 35 Trans Ams. the highest sold in a year. Up until the 1979 models. the performance of 400-equipped Firebirds could still be brought up to near pre-1970 levels by removing the catalytic converter and opening up the block off plate to make the hood scoop functional. GET OUT AND DRIVE!!!
Competitors to this car in 1979 included Chevrolet's Camaro. Ford's Mustang. Mercury's Capri and Datsun's 280Z.
This car is currently located at our facility in St. Louis. Missouri. Current mileage on the odometer shows 62. 37 miles. which is believed to be actual. It is sold as is. where is. on a clean and clear. actual mileage title.
Note: Please see full terms and conditions listed below that pertain to the purchase of any said vehicle. thank you. Vehicle Photos: Vehicle Warranty: ALL SALES ARE FINAL WITH CAR BEING SOLD WHERE IS. AS IS! The vehicle is offered with a right to a personal inspection by any bidder or agent of any bidder. The vehicle is available for inspection prior to bidding. If you are the high bidder and unable to inspect said vehicle before auction close. you or an agent will have (7) days to inspect said vehicle after the close of auction. I encourage a physical inspection strongly to avoid any misunderstandings or representations. All used vehicles should be assumed to have some degree of wear. No vehicle is perfect to everyone. Each vehicle has its strengths. styles. tendencies and shortcomings. Therefore. despite our best efforts to verify a vehicle’s mechanical condition. we are not able to warranty a manufacturer’s workmanship or previous owner’s diligence in care. It is for this reason that all vehicles are sold ”WHERE/IS. AS/IS”. We have described the above mentioned vehicle to the best of our ability. However. with all classic and exotic vehicles. the condition is subjective. Please be advised that no oral or written statements concerning any vehicle constitutes a representation or warranty of the condition of the said vehicle.
INDUSTRY UNIQUE RETURN POLICY: If for any reason you receive your vehicle and have buyer’s remorse. are not happy with the vehicle or just don’t want it for any reason we will purchase the car back from you. We must be notified in writing of your decision to return the vehicle within seven (7) days of your receipt of said vehicle. The vehicle may not have more than 75 additional miles on the odometer from the time it left our possession and be returned in the same condition that it left. You WILL be responsible for a restocking fee that will equal 20% of the purchase price of the vehicle. no exceptions. You will also be responsible for shipping the vehicle back to our shop at your expense. About Motoexotica: History
MotoExotica. com is a licensed bonded dealer through the state of Missouri. We have been in business since 1988 selling high end. special interest. pre-owned and exotic vehicles.
With the advent of the Internet and EBay Motors. we have found an avenue that allows us to sell cars we normally purchased for ourselves. We have owned just about every exotic and luxury car known to man; such as ISO Grifo to Jaguar XKE. Lamborghini Countach and Rolls Royce.
In the past. these cars were sold primarily through Hemmings Motor News and through word of mouth. We would normally keep a car and enjoy it personally for 6 – 18 months. However. with listing cars on EBay Motors. our turnover has tremendously increased. Now. the average time we hold a car is 4 – 6 weeks!
With the increase in turnover has come the increased need of fine automobiles. We are constantly looking for exceptional cars and travel the country coast to coast in search of the rare and unusual. We find our cars through individuals like yourselves as well as classic car and dealers auctions. We do not purchase vehicles that we would not be proud to own ourselves.
For a quote on shipping anywhere in the world. please feel free to email us at sales@Motoexotica. com or call 636-600-4600. We will give you an estimated cost for open and enclosed transport or overseas. We are happy to accommodate our international buyers! Over the last several decades we have exported thousands of cars to Norway. Germany. Estonia. Puerto Rico. Hawaii. Alaska. Costa Rica. Brazil. British Columbia. Canada and many other locations around the world. Overseas shipments will be placed into a steel container for safe sea passage or optional roll-on/roll-off (RoRo). We take care of all the details and paperwork. All you have to do is collect the car at your nearest port and enjoy! Please note that we are not a transport company and only offer this service as a convenience to our customers. You are more than welcome to arrange your own shipping. Transportation will commence only after final payment and signed documentation are received.
We offer financing through many of the best lenders in the industry. They are currently offering very attractive rates for all collector and special interest automobiles. With loan amounts from $10. 00 to $500. 00. and flexible terms of up to 12 years. you can finance the car of your dreams. Call us at 636-600-4600 for additional details.Terms and Conditions: Payment Options We accept the following payment methods:
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Vehicle Pickup & Shipping General Terms
The vehicle is offered with a right to a personal inspection by any bidder or agent. If you or an agent upon completion of a scheduled inspection at our St. Louis location finds the car not to your liking. we will refund your deposit with no questions asked. Feedback MUST be left before the vehicle is released to the buyer/agent/shipper. If you are the high bidder and unable to inspect said vehicle before auction close. you or an agent will have seven (7) days to inspect said vehicle after the close of auction. I encourage a physical inspection strongly to avoid any misunderstandings or representations.
All disputes arising out of or resulting from this sale shall be finally determined by binding arbitration in St. Louis. Missouri in accordance with the commercial rules of arbitration of the American Arbitration Association. The arbitration shall be carried out by one or more arbitrators in accordance with said rules. Any award shall be enforceable in any court of competent jurisdiction in the same manner as judgments. This agreement to arbitrate shall survive the sale of the automobile described herein. Buyer and Seller hereby agree that Missouri law shall control for all purposes under this Bill of Sale. Buyer and Seller hereby consent to the personal jurisdiction of the state and federal courts of Missouri to specifically enforce the agreement to arbitrate and to enter judgment of and enforce the award of the arbitrator. All above terms and conditions are applied to vehicle sales. whether through EBay or otherwise. Fees and Taxes
Payment must be made by Cashiers Check. Money Orders or Wire Transfers payable in US Dollars. A Refundable deposit in the amount of $500. 00 must be received within Twenty-Four (24) hours of the auctions close either by Master Card. Visa. Discover or PayPal (Credit Cards or PayPal for deposit only NOT for full payment). Purchaser cannot make any claims of ownership to said vehicle without payment in full. The buyer has seven (7) days from close of auction to inspect the vehicle. If an inspection or decision takes longer than seven days and you find the vehicle not to your liking. your deposit will be forfeited and the car will be relisted. Final payment must be received within ten (10) days of the auction close. The refundable deposit only applies if you or an agent inspect said vehicle in St. Louis and find it not to your liking. Documentation Fee: There will be a $195. 00 fee added to each car sold. This includes title transfer. inventory tax. holding costs. vehicle preparation. storage and priority documentation delivery.
We will not be responsible for buyer’s remorse or problems found to said vehicle once they have left our property. We are just being realistic; most of the cars we deal in are vintage and by their very nature will need TLC and some degree of attention sooner or later. These are not new cars and your expectation should not be of a perfect. new car. Once full payment has been received. Seller will email or fax a copy of clear title. Bill of Sale. Buyers Guide and additional DMV forms to the Buyer to sign and return via email or fax. The fully-executed forms must be returned to the Seller prior to the shipment of said vehicle. Original paperwork will be sent to Buyer via USPS Priority Mail within ten (10) days from date of final payment. ☎ Call or text "90764" to 636-323-4353 for more information
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