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M –57
Rock Hill, South Carolina
United States

 
 

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TATA455
May 1, 2012 at 9:22 am
Nice Car!!
 
 
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BrotherChum
Apr 27, 2010 at 10:39 pm
wow, Very nice. I grew up In Tega Cay and lived in Rock Hill for a few years. My bud told me theres a Bandit that just moved in a few days ago off Old Friendship Road. Were gonna see if he wants to do the run too.
 
 
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carfanatic1
Jan 23, 2009 at 7:26 pm
You have a beautiful Trans Am, and I love the 1976 models. It is really incredible that you are the original owner and held on to it after all these years. That's a great story!
 
 

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1976 Pontiac Trans Am (The TA)

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I am the original owner of this car. I ordered it from the dealer in March and took delivery May 20, 1976. Car had 1.6 miles on it when I picked it up. I watched Smokey and the Bandit for the first time from inside this car at the drive-in in 1977. Price paid $6,000 even. With trade, it cost me $4,950. This is a low mileage car with only 27,800 miles on it.

Factory Options

455 Performance Package (455, 4 spd, 3:23 posi rearend, specifically tuned exhaust)
Tinted Windows
Light Convenience Group
Roof Drip Rails/ Chrome Trim
Hood Decal
AM/FM Stereo Radio

Mods

Engine:76 WX block bored .040, zero decked
75 6X-8 heads milled to 95 cc's work done by Central Virginia Machine
Nunzi's 2042 RA IV grind cam
Comp Cams roller tip rockers
70 cast iron intake
76 Q Jet (reworked by Cliff's Q Jets)
Dist (recurved by Rocky Rotella)

Tranny: M22 Rock Crusher, Auto Gear gear set (2:56 first gear) and Super Case (due to UPS dropping the original) work done by Hoss' Gear Shop

Exhaust: Hooker SC headers w/Pypes 2.5" dual exhaust w/ X pipe.
Complete system Ceramic powdered coated (by Firefox Coatings)

Wheels: Wheel Vintiques 16 X 8 Rally II
Tires: Dunlop Sp Sport 8000 255 x 50 x 16

Shocks: Koni Classics
Polygraphite suspension bushings through out

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