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Showcase cover image for NINJA5's 1979 Pontiac Trans Am

General Information

Year
1979
Make
Pontiac
Model
Trans Am
Color
Black
History
Imported into Australia in the late 1980's.
1979 Pontiac Trans Am (Black)

Modifications

Drivetrain
Original engine was a 403 Oldsmobile but has now been replaced with a 540 Big Block Chevy. A Turbo 400 full manual transmission replaced the Turbo 350 box and the differential was modified with a Truetrac centre and 31 spline axles. Final drive ratio is 3.08:1. Exhaust is a twin system with custom made 2 inch primary four into one with 3.5 inch collector. 3.5 inch mandrel bent stainless steel pipes with high flow mufflers.
Interior
Factory Tan interior. Shifter replaced with B&M shifter and engine oil pressure, engine oil temperature and water temperature gauges added into the console.
Exterior
Black paint. Replaced shaker scooper with a permanent fixed bonnet reverse cowl scoop to accommodate Chevy engine.
Audio
Pioneer stereo soon to be replaced with an AC Delco 8 track AM/FM deck.
Suspension
Standard height and suspension with added Bilstein shocks. Front springs will be replaced with heavy duty coils.
Wheel and Tire
Factory snowflake wheels 15 x 8. Mastercraft Avenger GT Tyres.

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