The biggest external change for 1978 from the previous year is the cross-hatch patterned grill. The Firebird Formula LT Sport Edition has the same basic 305 cid engine with a high performance 305 with a 10% higher compression rating, which kicks it up to 155 hp. The higher performance 400 cid engine also has an
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This 1978 Pontiac Trans Am came to the V8 Speed & Resto Shop more like a lame duck than a bird of fire, so our team went to work adding new rear gears, a 2004R overdrive transmission, a roller cam from COMP Cams, and a FAST EZ-2.0 EFI system for better driving manners. The Pontiac
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We perform all kinds of custom metalwork at the V8 Speed & Resto Shop. Here, John Moss whips up a sculpted firewall section using the Mittler Brothers bead roller and the Pullmax P21 with custom dies for a 1979 Pontiac Trans Am. Contact the shop today for help on your custom or restoration project!
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There were 116,535 Trans AM units produced in 1979 and is the highest procuction year ever for the model. Until the’79 model year, a Trans-Am high out put 400 engine could develop almost the same power as units built before 1970 by simply removing both the catalytic converter and the hood scoop’s backer plate. This
There are certain muscle cars that are wildly famous even though they have astoundingly low production numbers. This week’s car is just such an animal. Here, we present the very first of the 8 1969 Pontiac Trans Am convertibles ever produced. All eight were painted white with blue stripes, but seven had blue interiors, and
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