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pwrcat4000’s Profile Photo
Aug 8, 2011 at 12:08 pm
Love the Old school movie reference. "Frank the Tank...Frank the Tank"
Balboa777’s Profile Photo
Aug 6, 2011 at 11:33 am
Awesome ride! T/A trophy image
Hollow’s Profile Photo
Aug 3, 2011 at 2:35 am
Still one of my favorites on motortopia

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Challenges W: 96 L: 28


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Photo of a 1998 Pontiac Trans Am

1998 Pontiac Trans Am

Owner: EHMIG

  • EHMIG: 14 pts (loss)
  • The Red Dragon: 16 pts (win)
  • Total votes: 6
  • Ended: Jun 30, 2012
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Night Rider

2001 Pontiac Trans Am

Owner: joseph_16

  • Night Rider: 25 pts (win)
  • The Red Dragon: 10 pts (loss)
  • Total votes: 7
  • Ended: Jun 27, 2012
Photo of a 1986 Buick Grand National
Darth Vader

1986 Buick Grand National

Owner: ZanySmurph

  • Darth Vader: 26 pts (win)
  • The Red Dragon: 24 pts (loss)
  • Total votes: 10
  • Ended: Feb 10, 2012

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1976 Pontiac Firebird Trans Am (The Red Dragon)

Last updated Jan 8, 2011  

Photo of a 1976 Pontiac Firebird Trans Am (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.


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!)

Factory Options

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


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

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