1978 Pontiac Trans Am Y82 Special Edition Pro Touring

1978 Pontiac Trans Am

Condition: Used
Make: Pontiac
Model: Trans Am
Year: 1978
Mileage: 6000
VIN: 2W87Z8N127851
Color: BLACK
Engine: Pontiac 455
Cylinders: 8
Fuel: Gasoline
Transmission: Manual
Drive type: RWD
Interior color: BLACK
Drive side: Left-hand drive
Vehicle Title: Clean
Item location: Newark, Ohio, United States
Air Conditioning, Cruise Control, Power Windows
Leather Seats, TTOPS, CD Player

Description for Pontiac Trans Am 1978

1978 Trans Am Pro TouringResto Mod original Y82 car (actual Special edition) all PHS docs and buildsheet included. I have owned the car since 1991 in 2011 it was completely takenapart and set on a rotisserie and soda blasted from there went a 6-year frameoff restoration. Best of everything was used. Every part on the car was eitherreplaced or rebuild to better than new specs. Car was just finished in 2017. I built the carto show quality but with all modern-day features and drivability. You can drivethis car anywhere it runs cool and idles great the drivability is so good you wouldnever know it has the power it does till you step on it also has done 18MPG. Itwon gold on concourse judging at the Trans Am nationals 2019 along with best modifiedin the concourse class. The Car took 1st place in its class at thePontiac Nationals and it was at the Trans Am nationals where it placed 1stin its class Twice. 1st Place at the Tipp city cruise in at theTrans Am Nationals. Received a best of show at Pontiacs in Pigeon Forge, BestFirebird at Indian uprising, And 1st Place in its class, Was Featuredin Poncho Perfection Magazine in October 2017, was used in a T.V. Commercialfor Crofgate USA products ran on the Velocity channel And A whole list of other1st Place finishes including best in Show, Best Wheels, Best paintTwice, Fans Choice, Best Firebird, Carwas built new at the Norwood Ohio Plant and stayed in Ohio since new I am the 3rdowner of it the title says 69000 miles. Also, I have the factory numbers matchingblock and transmission if the new owner wants it. Car is listed locally so Ireserve the right to end auction early. Any questions about the car feel freeto call 740-403-6031 Feel free to come see the car before the auction ends. Nothingto hide here if you like the pictures you will like even better in person.Please no low ball offers well over 100K in parts alone. I am going tohighlight what has been done to the car I am sure I will miss some things.Clear Ohiotitle in hand.


Power windows

Power locks

New Aftermarket electronic cruisecontrol

Scat reclining front seats

Back seat was recovered tomatch front seats

Lizard skin was sprayed heatand noise coating dynamat was applied overtop of that for extra quite interior

Every interior piece wasreplaced along with carpet

Aftermarket fiberglass consolewith cup holders

Aftermarket door panels withspeakers

Year one rear package traythat hides rear speakers

New headliner

Led dome light

Aftermarket aluminum engineturned dash tinted gold like the factory

All auto meter electronic whiteface gauges

Leather steering wheel withgold center

Vintage air air conditioning

Auto dimming rear view mirrorwith temperature and direction displayed

Trunk completely finished out


Kenwood double din cd playerwith navigation and blue tooth and Back up camera was custom fitted intofactory stereo spot

Rockford Fosgate Punch 1200 watt sub amp

Rockford Fosgate Punch 800watt 4 channel speaker amp

Rockford Fosgate Power 6x9 2way speakers in rear window deck

Rockford Fosgate Power 6.75 2in doors 2 hidden under dash

2 Rockford Fosgate tweeterscustom fitted into factory front speaker location

3 Rockford Fosgate Punch P3sub woofers custom built box in hidden in trunk


Pontiac 455 Rebuilt bored andstroked to 469 cubic inches

Ohio Forged 4.25 stroker crank

Eagle Forged H 6.8 beam rods

Forged lightweight JE SRPflat top Pistons 4.190 bore

Moroso 7qt oil pan

Melling 80 psi oil pump blueprinted

Cam is custom ground CompCams 640/640 lift 112 lobe separation installed at 109 degrees

Kauffman Round Port aluminumHeads flow 340 CFM

80cc combustion 10.75 to 1compression

2.20 intake valve 1.70exhaust valve

Kauffman Racing North windSingle plane intake port matched

Trend Performance 9.8 3/8-.80pushrods

Scorpion 1.65 Roller Rockers

MSD billet distributor

MSD 6al box with built in revlimiter and Shift light

Be cool aluminum Radiator

Spal dual electric fans

March serpentine belt andpulley kit

Fitech 1200 Power adder FuelInjection

Engine was Assembled and Dynoed At KauffmanRacing In Glenmont Ohio 602 horse and 602 torque


Tremac T56 Magnum 6 speed FromAmerican Powertrain

Shifter is Americanpowertrain White Lightning

Hays Billet flywheel

QuickTime blow proof bellhousing

Hydraulic clutch

Custom American Drivetrain Driveshaftrated to 800 horspower

Mcleod RXT twin disc clutchrated for 1000 horsepower


Year one 18X9 Billet wheels5.25 Rear Spacing

Bf Goodrich Tires 275/40/18Front and Rear

Frame/ Suspension

Underneath was soda blastedthen primed and painted satin black

Sub frame was blasted and powdercoated black

Hotchkis sub frame connectorswas welded in

Pro Touring F-body rear leafsprings and Hotchkis 7/8 adjustable rear sway bar

QA1 double adjustable frontcoil overs

Hotchkiss 1 3/8 front swaybar

Rear Shocks are Fox adjustableby Hotchkis

Hotchkiss tubular control armstop and bottom

Quik performance ford 9 inchrear end Yukon Diff with billet yoke and3.70 gear ratio 31 spline axles


All Moog tie rods

Hotchkiss Tie rod sleeves

Moog drag link

Steering box was rebuilt to12:1 ratio 2.5 turns lock to lock


All new stainless brake linesand braided hoses

Wilwood 4 piston calipersfront and rear with 12.9 drilled and slotted rotors

Wilwood master cylinder

Hydratech hydra boost

Wilwood adjustable proportioningvalve

Fuel system

Fitech 1200 Power adder FuelInjection

Tanks Tank with a 400 pumpinstalled inside the tank

All 8an lines from tank to carbwith a return


Doug’s 2-inch primaries 3.5collector drilled for o2 sensor

QuickTime oval electric cutouts

Magnaflow 3-inch-high flowspun convertors

Pypes 3inch X pipe

Magnaflow 3-inch mufflers

Pypes 3-inch originalappearing stainless splitters


Painless wiring harness withupdated fuse block

Led Sequential Tail lights

LED headlights with magnifierand Led Halo


Fiberglass front end Arrowheadwas molded over for cleaner look Fog lights custom molded into front end.

Fiberglass Rear bumper

All new window trim

All new glass

All door hinges and latcheswas replaced

Trunk latches and hood latchesreplaced

Ring Brothers black billethood hinges