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1979 Trans AM W72 400 - 16,626 miles, 4spd, WS6 T-Tops Restored - Survivor

Stock Number: 288

There are only 16,626 miles on the Trans AM. It is 1 of only 2.917 available in 1979. That is less than 3% of the production for 1979. That makes this Pontiac a real collectable. Trans AM's optioned like these are considered some of the most collectible of the late 2nd Gen TA's on the market. 1979 marked the culmination of the Best features built into one TA and also marked the end of the Big Pontiac V8's. The W72 400 was never to be seen again. The WS6 handling option received the highly desirable 4 Wheel Disc Brakes and this put the Trans AM into a new class or performance cars. With it torque and deep rumble, the 400ci Pontiac was the biggest engine of the year for GM in a Sports Car. Even the Corvette would only be offered with a 350ci V8.

This TA is a solid Survivor that we rescued from long term storage. It had sat such a long time that it did require some detailing and freshening up. We set out to replace what needed replacing and did this always keeping an eye on the originality of the car. We kept the majority of the paint original. So you will see minor flaws and patina on this TA. But this also helped keep the pure survivor look and also helped keep the cost down on this rare TA. The engine really needed freshening up do to sitting in the same position for so many years, so we decided to do it right. It was treated to a stock rebuild by our expert staff here at RAMC. New Wheels, Tires and Interior updates like carpet, headliner, package tray were all installed. Mechanical systems like Brakes, Cooling system, Heater core and more were all installed New. Quite honestly, the list of NEW items on this car is endless. So if you want a beautiful low mileage, collectible and fun to drive TA, this is the one you have been waiting for.

1 of 2,917 (400 - 4 Spd)
16,626 miles Survivor Miles
PHS documented
Full Numbers Matching
W72 400 - Pontiac V8
Borg Warner Super T-10 \ 4 speed
WS6 Handling Package
4 Wheel Disc Brakes
Code CC1 - Factory Fisher T-Tops
Power Steering and Brakes
Detailed Engine Compartment
Tilt Steering Column
Rebuilt Original Engine
Rebuilt Correct Carburetor
New Clutch Assembly
New Brakes & Lines
New Fuel Pump & Lines
Mew PS Lines
New Radiator
New Heater Core
New 15x8 Snowflake Wheels
New BF Goodrich Tires
New Carpet
New Package Tray
New Headliner
So Much More, but you get the picture

Financing Available - Low Rates \ We take Trades

We are always looking for Low Mileage, Original Condition Classic and Modern Muscle Cars. We can make selling your car fast, smooth and simple. Contact us with your contact information and the details of what you have to sell. One of our Purchasing Staff will get back to you promptly.

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Engine

Engine Type
Gasoline
Engine Size
Pontiac 400, W72 - T/A 6.6
Fuel Specification
91 Octane or below

Body

Body Color
Starlight Black
Body Style
Coupe
Doors
2
Paint Type
Single stage

Basic

Year
1979
Make
Pontiac
Model
Trans Am
Miles
16,599

Interior

Interior Color
Black
Secondary Interior Color
Black
Seating Type
Bucket
Seat Material
Vinyl
Shifter Type
Floor
Center Console
Yes
Engine Size
Pontiac 400, W72 - T/A 6.6
Transmission Type
4 Speed Manual
Body Style
Coupe
Miles
16,599
Vin
2W87Z9N153120
Stock
288

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