Long Beach, California
1979 Pontiac Trans Am hobnail
1978 Pontiac Trans Am T/A 6.6 Litre
Head to Head
bought in sep 08 on e bay. did a entensive restoration done jan 09............sold swept away by a couple in iowa
Famous Movie Car from Smokey and the Bandit! All original with a Pontiac 400ci. 6.6 Litre V8!! And CB-Radio Equiped!! Top speed 135+mph
(Produces 325 lb-ft of Torque at 1600 rpms)
Over 1,800 were manufactured in 1978 and only a good Few remain...
Specs for “macho”
6.6 litre 403 olds auto. i bought the 77 grand prix to rob the pontiac 400. however the g/p was to nice to part out plus i wanted to keep the t/a number macthing even if it was an olds 403. sold the t/a did a fluff on the g/p
Specs for “Ban_One”
The 1978 Trans Am is considered the top of the line Firebird. The Firebird-Trans Am came out with all the side spoilers and front spoilers, along with the rear spoiler, and with a hood shaker and side air ducts located on the front fender on both the drivers and passengers side. They came out with the Pontiac 400, or Olds 403. However, the Olds 403 did not offer the amout of power the Pontiac 400 gave. The Pontiac 400 was a faster and more powerful V8! Its Torque output and Horsepower output was far greater! Pontiac sure knows how to build their engines!! Putting the 1978 Trans Am with the Pontiac 400 to go from 0-60mph in 4.3 seconds!! (Only a few Trans Am's in 1978 made it out with the Pontiac 400, it was considered rare to have the 400 in your 1978 Model Trans Am)
Factory Options for “macho”
crusie tilt deluxe hobbnail air rear defogger tilt power lock windons trunk snowflakes
Factory Options for “Ban_One”
6.6 Litre V8 Pontiac 400ci.
w/ 400 Transmission
Radial Tuned Suspension
Honeycomb Rims (Gold)
Gold Hood-bird and Decals (Pinstripes/Trans-Am Logos)
Gold Bandit Decals and Dashboard (Bandit Decals)
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