1979 Pontiac Trans Am Goes Up For Auction

1979 Pontiac Trans Am for sale at the Mecum Auctions To be sold at the Chattanooga 2022 auction, Chattanooga, TN, October 14-15, 2022


  • Frame-off restoration completed in Knoxville, Tennessee
  • 400 CI V-8 bored 0.030 over to 408 CI
  • Tremec 5-speed Sure Fit manual transmission
  • Vintage Air
  • Finished in Black paint Code PPG 9761 with new pinstriping
  • Glovebox signed by Burt Reynolds
  • New interior
  • Engine features Ohio solid steel crank, ARP rod bolts, roller tip rockers and custom valve covers
  • Competition Cams components include camshaft part no. 51-232-3, lifters, valve springs, valve spring retainers, double roller timing chain and push rods
  • Custom Quick Fuel 750 cfm double pumper carburetor
  • Edelbrock intake
  • High volume oil pump and water pump
  • High output HEI distributor with Taylor 8mm plug wires
  • Powermaster high torque starter
  • Body updates include electric Shaker flaps with fiberglass fender flares and spoilers
  • New trim and lights
  • New floors, trunk and rear tail panel
  • New door handles, VMS billet door strikers with Billet Specialties door locks
  • Custom driveshaft
  • Centerforce 11 inch clutch and pressure plate
  • Front suspension features QA1 beehive coilovers and shocks with tubular control arms with Energy Suspension bushings throughout
  • Rear suspension comprised of QA1 Shocks with Hotchkis 2 inch drop leaf springs, Strange axles, 3.73 Richmond gears and Eaton Positraction unit with Energy Suspension bushings throughout
  • 4-wheel disc brakes, system includes stainless lines, GM calipers with drilled and slotted front and rear rotors
  • Factory style seats with new foam, springs and covers
  • New carpet, headliner, panels and trim
  • New dash and console with re-machined dash bezel by Randy Combs
  • Retro Radio
  • Lecarra Trans Am leather wrapped steering wheel and shift knob
  • Custom Billet Specialties pedals
  • Hurst shifter
  • New door handles and T-top handles
  • Hedman headers ball flange Jet Coated collectors
  • 2 1/2 inch stainless exhaust and tips by Pypes with a 3 inch motorized cut-outs by Granatelli
  • Custom billet Snowflake Wheels 18×7 fronts and 18×10 rears with Nitto Tires
Source : Mecum Auctions