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Plano, Texas
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TATA455
Jan 23, 2012 at 1:55 am
Nice Car!!
 
 
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Apr 21, 2009 at 9:24 am
This car is STUNNING!
 
 
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carfanatic1
Feb 20, 2009 at 11:23 pm
This is a sweet looking Trans Am!!

The actual name for the SR71 is the "Black Bird". The Okinawians gave it the name "Habu" during it's stay at Kadena AB, but they were actually happy to see it leave because of how loud the plane was.
 
 

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1976 Pontiac Trans Am 50th Anniversary LE (Habu)

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Photo of a 1976 Pontiac Trans Am 50th Anniversary LE (Habu)

About

Restored by the third owner in 1992, I purchased the car in 1995. It is a relatively moderate mileage (86,000) car with a nearly mint condition interior.

This car is named the "Habu" (a black snake and a member of the pit viper family, indigenous to the island of Okinawa, Japan) in tribute to my late father, a retired Chief Master Sgt in the USAF. He loved this car and his favorite aircraft was the SR71 spyplane (which shares the same nickname of Habu).

Specs

400 CI (4bbl, 185 factory rated horsepower)
TH 350 automatic transmission

Factory Options

Limited Edition (code Y82)
Hurst t-tops
Air conditioning
Power windows
Power door locks
Tilt steering wheel
Rear window defrost
Cruise control
AM/FM radio
8-track tape player
Heavy duty 80 amp alternator
Chrome door edge guards

Mods

Custom Autosound radio and CD changer
40 channel CB radio
Gold powder coated rear ash trays
R.A.R.E. true dual exhaust with crossover

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