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Cars > Challenges > “The Red Dragon” Vs “michelle's pony”

 

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F–35
White Pine, Tennessee
United States

 

1976 Pontiac Firebird Trans Am

“The Red Dragon”

1972 Ford Mustang grande coupe

“michelle's pony”

 
Photo of: 1976 Pontiac Firebird
Photo of: 1972 Ford Mustang
 

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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 “michelle's pony”

I found this car for sale in the winter of 08 my daddy loved fords and loved mustangs, he had a 1971 that was for me but when my father passed away, I was young, my older sister took it when I found this car I knew somehow and someway my daddy placed it there for me my car is dedicated to the memory of my father "miss you daddy"

I have owned it for three years now and a couple months ago me and my husband stripped it down to the shell there where only a few areas of concern to the body but it was a pretty sound car painted it grabber blue just love the color still working on the car at the moment hope to have it finished in a few days

 

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 “michelle's pony”

351w c4 tranny new cam, lifters just freshened up a bit
putting flowmasters on it

 

Factory Options for “The Red Dragon”

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

Factory Options for “michelle's pony”

its the grande coupe which means it had most of the big things on it back in the day power driver seat, power steering air conditioning

 

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 “michelle's pony”

put a new intake 4b carb had a paint job done on it by Wade Linkes (M & M automotive) in blaine tn 865-933-7757 give him a call for anything automotive redone the interior just freshened it up a bit

 

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Points for The Red Dragon Total Votes Points for michelle's pony
20 9 25

 

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