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Healdsburg, California
United States


1999 Pontiac Trans Am 30th Anniversary Edition

“My 30th Anniversary TA”

2003 MINI MCS Premium / Sport


Photo of: 1999 Pontiac Trans Am
Photo of: 2003 MINI MCS

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About “My 30th Anniversary TA”

I bought this car from a collector last year. It is an absolutley wonderful car and I drive it almost every weekend to a show or cruise somewhere. It currently has 8,000 miles on it.

About “Rapid1”

2003 Pure Silver & Black MINI Cooper S
Purchased in June 2003
First Registered Owner
With many mods, 220+ hp at the wheels


Specs for “My 30th Anniversary TA”

5.7L V8
6 Speed Manual

Specs for “Rapid1”

Stock 2003 MCS Specifications


Type: Supercharged, intercooled 1.6 liter overhead cam (OHC) 16 valve inline 4cylinder

Displacement: 1598 cm3

Stroke / Bore (in.): 3.38/3.03

Horsepower (hp@rpm): 163 @ 6000

Max. Torque (ft./lbs.): 155 @ 4000

Compression Ratio: 8.3:1

Fuel Type: Premium Unleaded

Fuel Management: Siemens EMS 2000


Front: MacPherson strut

Rear: Multi-link

Steering type: EHPAS

Steering: 13.18

Turning Diameter: 35 ft. (Curb to Curb)


Front Type: Vented Disc

Diameter: 10.9 x .4 in.

Rear Type: Disc

Diameter: 10.2 x .4 in.


Wheels Front: 16" x 6.5" alloy (17" alloy)

Rear: 16" x 6.5" alloy (17" alloy)

Tires Front: 175/65R-16 all season (205/45R-17)

Rear: 175/65R-16 all season (205/45R-17)


Drag Coefficient: .36

Top Speed: 135 mph

Acceleration 0-60: 6.9 seconds


Wheelbase: 97.1 in.

Track Front: 57.2 in.

Rear: 57.5 in.

Length: 143.9 in.

Width: 66.5 in.

Height: 56.2 in.

Overhang Front
25.5 in.

Rear: 21.3 in

Weight: 2678 lbs


Seats: 4

Head room: 38.8 front, 37.6 rear

Cargo Volume: Seats up 5.3, Seats folded 23.7


6 Speed Getrag
24 mpg city, 33 mpg hwy.


Factory Options for “My 30th Anniversary TA”


Factory Options for “Rapid1”

Premium Package: Automatic Climate Control, Dual Pane Panoramic Sunroof, On-Board Computer, 2-Spoke Steering Wheel w/Cruise and Multifunction

Sport Package: Dynamic Stability Control, Front Fog Lamps, Xenon Headlamps w/Power Washers

Full Aero Kit
Driving Lights
Rear Fog Lights
Parcel Shelf
Extra OEM gauges
Audio Input


Mods for “My 30th Anniversary TA”


Mods for “Rapid1”


Alta CAI +7hp (removed)
Alta 15% Reduction Pulley +16hp / +11 lb/ft
Alta Catch Can (removed)
Nology Hot Wires
Denso Iridium Spark Plugs
Milltek Catback +9hp / +8 lb/ft
Uni-Chip (removed)
GRS Intercooler +10.5hp / +4 lb/ft
M7 Tuning Catch Can (replaced Alta catch can)
M7 Tuning Extreme Hood Scoop
M7 +2% Crank Pulley +8hp
WMS Short Shifter
Milltek Header and Cat +8hp
Screaming Demon Coil Pack
Mini Madness Stage 1 Cylinder Head +15 hp
Schrick Performance Camshaft +8 hp / +11 lb/ft
MINI Madness Polyurethane Engine Bushings
WMS Sport Box RAF +7hp (replaced Alta CAI)
MINI Madness high flow fuel injectors
Evotech ECU Software Upgrade 10-15 hp (replaced Uni-Chip)


WMS Extreme Rear Sway Bar
M7 Tuning Understrut System
MINI Madness polyurethane rear suspension bushings
Koni FSD Shock Absorbers
Kazera KZ-V 16x7 Silver Wheels
Avon Tech 205/50Z-R16 87W tires
Racing Dynamics Carbon Fiber Rear Chassis Bar
M7 Strut Tower Brace


Altezza Tail lights
Exterior chrome
Interior chrome
Clear Bra
Tinted rear and side windows
Aluminum Pedal Kit
Whalen Shift Machine
Forge Aluminum Header Tank
Cravenspeed Shorty Antenna
Cravenspeed Chrome Shift Well Cover


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