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Pontiac Firebird Trans Am Special Edition

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Being an astute car guy, noticed that 1977-1981 Trans Ams are, arguably, the collector cars on the planet and debating on finally buying one prices get too insane. There’s one problem, despite wanting an late model F2, you’d like to get something with a more power to dispel nagging myth of ‘all and no go’. No worries; RK Motors has you covered.

This fully 1978 Gold Special Trans Am combines a fresh off restoration with a tweaked 6.6 V8 and an original 4-speed transmission to a … second generation which has the power to back up its looks. If you’re a Trans Am fan been searching for the perfect of originality and performance, this ‘bird is the car for you!

Included this sale is both the original window sticker and sheet. Below I’ve out exactly what the original sticker lists as optional and for comparisons sake, added the option codes from the build sheet in parentheses.


Solar Gold lower paint: $00

(50U) Solar upper exterior paint: $00

Carmel [sic] Tan cloth $00

(62X) Camel Tan trim $00

(62X) Camel Tan interior $00

(B82) Body side $42

(B84) Black body molding: $00

(W72) 6.6 Litre T/A 4-barrel V8 engine: $75

(M21) ratio 4-speed manual $00

(G80) Saf-T-Track differential: $00

Custom air conditioning: $518

Heavy duty battery: $20

Custom, color keyed $22

(62X) Camel tan seat $00

(D55) Console: $00

(A90) control decklid release: $21

Electric rear window $95

(WW8) Rally gauges built in tachometer and clock: $00

Soft Ray tinted glass: $59

Door edge guards: $13

Additional acoustical insulation: $29

Lamp group: (U25) – Luggage compartment, (U29) – Glove box, (U27) – Instrument panel courtesy: $18

Dome reading lamp: $18

Front and rear floor $23

(D35) Sport mirrors: hand remote control, hand manually adjustable: $00

Front power disc $00

(AU3) Power door $83

(A31) Power windows:

(UP6) Delco-GM AM/FM CB Radio with 40 channels:

(N65) Space Saver tire: $00

(B97) Rear spoiler: $00

(NK3) Formula wheel: $00

(N33) Tilt wheel: $72

(WS6) Trans Am Performance Package: (OGP) white letter steel radials, Special handling $76

(55P) Gold wheels: $00

Controlled cycle windshield $35

(K81) Heavy duty 63 amp $00

(U76) Super cooling $31

(Y90) Velour custom group: (YR1) Custom bucket seats, (YS1) velour rear seats, Door handle ornamentation, Pedal trim package, interior appointments: $134

Special Edition Trans Am: Removable glass roof (55P) Gold cast wheels, Special Interior Special Exterior Appointments, Stripes Emblems, (WW7) decal: $1,261

TOTAL $3,291


Assembled at GM’s Ohio manufacturing facility in May of and shipped to Mc Aleer Buick-Pontiac; Gold Special Edition Am was custom ordered and exceptionally for 30 years by Terry Hoffman of Illinois. In 2009, the cars owner commissioned Tom Fischer of Car Alley to complete a frame-off restoration which supplemented its original body with a new panel and new quarter panel that are … welded in to ensure no overlap.

Once the was rock solid and fully a rich coat of GM code 50 Gold was sealed under a clearcoat shell that has buffed to a spectacular wet-look The result is a very dynamic Am that features super lines and better than fit and finish.

In traditional Gold Edition style, a set of full stripes combines with an brown, yellow and gold chicken’ hood decal and trim pieces to amp the cars appeal up from radical to Up front, a straight and glossy front bumper houses new Special Edition specific inserts that sit on either of a gold inlayed arrowhead to provide Pontiacs familiar grille look.

Behind that front the cars great looking 6.6” branded shaker sits in front of pristine windows that are bordered by black trim and correct tinted T-tops. At the sides of the correct front and rear flares and gold inlayed, GM door handles combine with function while brown, yellow and gold Am decals and traditional Pontiac vents create exciting detail. At the back of the car, a correct CB antenna hangs an expertly aligned “Trans Am” decklid spoiler; and a new black lamp panel holds fresh tail lights Firebird-exclusive stainless side exhaust tips.

Pop the cars hood and you’ll find an 400 cubic inch W72 V8 which has equipped with a mild cam and now makes a sports car worthy 300 By the time this Trans Am down the assembly line, mandated emissions standards had legislated performance out of existence; and left Pontiac suffering a bit of an crisis.

The W72 combined smaller heads with a larger to create higher compression despite modest horsepower provided enough low end grunt to this Trans Am the fastest car on the market. At the top of the motor, a correct 4-barrel carburetor sits an awesome and equally functional hood scoop.

Below that carburetor, GM corporate blue paint the entire block and original Ram Air III send spent gases a high performance exhaust All the hard parts around the from the belt driven to the brake booster and air conditioning on the fire wall are factory And as expected, decals are where should be, belts and hoses are and there’s an even coat of GM black paint covering the engine bay from fender to

The bottom of this Trans Am is so that you could literally put it on a in your garage and leave it for The cars super solid 33 old undercarriage has been completely and carries highly detailed floor pans which protected for 30 years by dealer undercoating. (The original is included with the sale) At the of those floor pans, an Borg Warner T-10 transmission sends power to an 10 bolt Posi-traction rear and at the corners of those floorpans, an WS6 suspension, which includes duty sway bars, and springs combines with front disc and rear brakes to provide great and handling.

Originally equipped a power boosting true exhaust system, this car now fresh mandrel bent pipes which send through a welded X-pipe to welded aftermarket mufflers and stainless Firebird tips. And all the things like hardware, and fuel lines have completely replaced. Power to the pavement through authentic Goodyear Polysteel Radials are wrapped around fully 15 inch Special Edition gold snowflake wheels.

Inside the car you’ll find a blend of Camel Tan upholstery and Edition Trans Am exclusive trim. The cars original are comfortably firm and, cloth that is much appealing than typical car vinyl, look like should be in a much more car. Below the seats, tan presents minimal wear and fresh enough to have installed during the cars restoration.

Between the seats, a Camel Tan console houses switches for the cars power behind the cars chrome shifter; and above the seats, a free headliner is stretched around the cars mirrored In front of the seats, an excellent engine turned dash crystal clear gauges controls for heat and air conditioning and the correct Delco-GM stereo and 40 CB.

At the sides of the seats, thick Tan door panels feature stainless trim and chrome for the doors and windows. And in front of the a correct gold Formula wheel features a correct screaming chicken horn inside a Camel Tan rim. the cockpit, the cars pristine carries a correct mat and Stowaway tire below new decklid

Documents included with the of this Trans Am are: the original build sheet, an order acknowledgement sheet, a two original window sticker, and purchase invoice, the cars owner’s manual and warranty a stack of maintenance records include an undercoating receipt 1978, an ownership history, photos and a stack of restoration which include general about the car and a cam card for the new cam.

Customers ask us: if there was one car you would buy now and hang onto, what it be? Here’s our current reply: 1978 Trans Am. It has all the right (documentation, an original W72 4-speed a great color combination and a restoration) that forms the for a car which will continue to in value, and it’s a whole lot of fun to

If you’ve been searching for a old school muscle car with of attitude to back up its great your search is over.

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