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SeeYa

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Gastonia, North Carolina
United States

 
 

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BugeyeRX
Jul 8, 2013 at 7:47 pm
That car came out frigg'n AWESOMEEEEEEEEEE!
 
 
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Tranz15
Apr 3, 2012 at 9:12 pm
looks wonderfull congratz on finally finishing the project
 
 
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Trigger
Mar 29, 2012 at 4:45 am
Car looks great. Can't wait to see what brown does to you. Lol! May have met you on a Bandit Run. I went in 09 and last year.
 
 

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The Purple one

1974 Chevrolet Camaro

Owner: RIKKIT

  • The Purple one: 5 pts (loss)
  • See Ya WS6/W72: 35 pts (win)
  • Total votes: 8
  • Ended: Jul 17, 2013
 
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Owner: edavidson

  • : 17 pts (loss)
  • See Ya WS6/W72: 23 pts (win)
  • Total votes: 8
  • Ended: Jul 16, 2013
 
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Kristen

1971 Pontiac Trans Am

Owner: mr71transam

  • Kristen: 15 pts (draw)
  • See Ya WS6/W72: 15 pts (draw)
  • Total votes: 6
  • Ended: Jul 13, 2013
 

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1978 Pontiac Trans Am (See Ya WS6/W72)

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About

The car is finally complete after a year and half of restoring. See album for more pictures!




This is number 3 of owning a Trans Am.


Just picked up this baby two weeks ago (11/2009). Found the original owners spec sheet and maintence book where it quotes: "Top speed--131.3, 1/4 mile--14.2. When that was quoted, the car was straight out of the factory with no modifications. Car also has the orginal radio with it. All numbers match except for a few modifications that I didn't do.

As some of you might know, Frank and I have had some issues with this car. Being we are orginally from Long Island NY, I never had a problem with finding mechanics to work on my Trans Am's that I owned in the past.

Living here in NC, we are having a heck of time finding someone that actually knows what they are doing!
Just an update.......Thank you Chumbrother/Mark, for all the tips, and being on "stand by" with our car.

Air shocks where put in (trying not to dip into the Run Fun's and this is just a temporary fix till we get back from the Bandit Run and then leaf springs will go in), shift cable was finally corrected after the 2nd shop majorly screwed that one up, front sway bar bushings and clamps were replaced. Frank finally had a weekend off to do the work, and the weather actually was very beautiful to work in.

I have to say..........I took her out ont he interstate last night, and she ran GREAT! Stomped on it, and the power behind this car actually pinned us in our seats! I was VERY impressed and was shaken up a wee bit because I forgot how powerful these cars can be.



Specs

1978 Platinum WS6/W72 package, 400 6.6 HO. No A/C = more power!! ;-)

Factory Options

Special handling package, Special performace package
400 6.6 HO motor, 3.23 posi rear

Mods

New Leaf Springs, new wire wraps, new water pump, complete rear brake system including lines. New/rebuilt rear end with new gears...Thanks Chumbrother!! Added new trans cooler. New schocks, rebuilt Q-Jet to be put back on when car is repainted.

To come soon:
New Paint Job
Have the following waiting to be put on after paint job:
correct decals, new weather stripping, new front grilles, new window moldings (chrome), new door hindges, repolished kick plate (thanks Frank), new paint for rims. LED lights if Restore A Muscle car can get the manufacture to send them :-(

Engine was rebuilt and currently has 3500 miles on it. And let me tell you, out of my other 2 TA's that I have owned, this one by far is the fastest. Maybe too fast for me! Not!

edlebrock carb, accel distributor and headers with 3 inch exhaust pipes
I didn't do this, this was done by the previous owner.

Yes, the current shaker scoop is attached. This was not done by us. I have an extra hood and shaker that is being repainted along with the car and will be put on when the painting is finished.

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