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Cars > Challenges > “The Red Dragon” Vs “blurat72”

 

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New Bedford, Massachusetts
United States

 

1976 Pontiac Firebird Trans Am

“The Red Dragon”

1972 Chevrolet Chevelle ss

“blurat72”

 
Photo of: 1976 Pontiac Firebird
Photo of: 1972 Chevrolet Chevelle
 

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About “The Red Dragon”

This is my pride and joy: My 1976 Pontiac Trans Am. My dad bought it as a "Father and Son" project about three years ago.The car has the original "numbers matching" 400 engine & it runs & drives great. The 4-speed manual transmission shifts nicely, the car always starts for me & I feel confident driving it anywhere.

There are no rust or dents, and there have never been any. - It's just a very nice clean car that has been kept as original as possible, except that the interior has been reupholstered, and about 2 years ago my dad and I repainted the car the original color with the help of a friend of his in the restoration business and had a brand new set of decals put on. Also I had a brand new exhaust system put on. My dad and I did a lot of the work on it ourselves, learning as we went along. He surprised me by giving it to me as a college graduation present last spring.

About “blurat72”

all original sheet metal (except the added ci hood) original floors,trunk and glass. solid rust free car with fresh dupont mulsanne blue paint. original blue interior except for the carpet

 

Specs for “The Red Dragon”

Rebuilt and warmed-over, numbers matching Pontiac 400 engine
4-speed stick
0-60 in about 4.5 seconds
About 14 flat in the 1/4 @ 100+/-
Dual exhausts without catalysts (Please don't tell the state about that!)

Specs for “blurat72”

big block 396 turbo 350 12 bolt with 411

 

Factory Options for “The Red Dragon”

Not much - she's pretty basic. NO A/C!

Factory Options for “blurat72”

tilt wheel, rear defroster, a/c

 

Mods for “The Red Dragon”

The usual internal mods in the engine when it was rebuilt and a modern sound system in the original mounting holes - NO CUTTING!

Mods for “blurat72”

No modifications listed.

 

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CHEVELLE
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