1974 Pontiac Firebird Trans Am. SHOW quality paint. NUMBERS MATCHING 455 CI, 400 Turbo Trans, Original rebuilt Rochester Quadrajet Carb, Electric distributor(have the original points & coil), aluminum intake (I have the original in a box).
Complete body restoration with Michelangelo’s Auto Salon (Completed Spring 2014) $30,000 (+/-)
Stripped the rest of the body (Dipped fenders, doors, trunk lid, hood) to bare metal. De-greased the under carriage and applied Army satin black paint. Chopped our rear quarters and welded in new rear quarters. Removed any metal patches and butt welded new metal.
Rear end update Spring 2016
Richmond gear 3.42 (I have the original 3.08 in a box)
Auburn Carrier , new carrier bearings
New Axels, bearings, shims & bolts
Original re built radiator. Summer 2016
Engine completely rebuilt Fall 2016 by Beatty & Woods $ 8,000 (+/-) with 48,800 Miles.
Pistons and rings in +040" rod, main and cam bearings complete gasket kit Ram Air 3 cam, lifter and dbl roller timing chain set Melling oil pump and tube Lucas high zinc oil and filter NGK spark plugs
R&R with Power steering & Headers (incl Removal of Cylinders Heads in car for diagnosis) Complete cylinder block machine package to +040 using torque plates complete cylinder head restoration (valve job, guides, resurface, blasting and set-up) resize connecting rods and mount on new pistons polish and champher crankshaft balance complete rotating assembly complete assembly and blueprint of all tolerances.
Year one 17 x 9" honeycomb Rims. (Have a set of 15 by 7 factory honeycombs with new rings available)
It is comfortable to drive, handles and performs.
Appraised $108,000 approx 3 years ago
Spent well over 100k
Owned for 15+ years
More pictures of build available.
Garage stored and not driven in the rain.