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Cars > Challenges > “GTA” Vs “blackbird”

 

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Hollow

M–41
Johnstown, Ohio
United States

 

1987 Pontiac Trans Am GTA

“GTA”

1993 Pontiac Firebird formula

“blackbird”

 
Photo of: 1987 Pontiac Trans Am

No longer owned

Photo of: 1993 Pontiac Firebird
 

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About “GTA”

1987 Pontiac Trans Am GTA
This was a weekend driver I owned until my first son was born. I think is the classiest Trans Am ever produced. All original survivor car. I wish I could have kept it....












About “blackbird”

This car has had many small issues since i picked it up.
it seemed as soon as you got one thing fixed another one popped up.
battery,alternator,water pump, radiator...all new.
i spent the majority of the year neglecting it while i worked on my z28.
recently the valves started chattering and i decided to go for broke and overhaul the car,
4 new tires( larger option sizes)
hatch and hood replaced
new cat back exhaust
the engine got really overhauled
new cylinderheads and valves, camshaft intake manifold
after christmas going after similiar suspension upgrades to the z28.
over 3k spent in 2 weeks!

 

Specs for “GTA”

5.7L 350 V8
4 Spd. Automatic

Specs for “blackbird”

400-450 ish

 

Factory Options for “GTA”

Loaded

Factory Options for “blackbird”

power steering
power locks
power windows
a/c ( now cut out )

 

Mods for “GTA”

Tinted Windows
SLP Headers

Mods for “blackbird”

k&n ram air induction.
yokohama yk520 new tires
trans am hatch just installed
duraflex stinger hood
msd 8,5mm wires
NGK TR55 plugs
Edelbrock cylinderheads #61909
Edelbrock performer camshaft #2108
MSD ignition coil #8226
flowmaster dual exhaust
energy suspension front bushings
A/C bypass
Edelbrock lt4 intake manifold #7109

 

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