81 TA RESTO-MOD
81 TA resto-mod with Pontiac 455 4 speed
This, almost stock appearing 81 Trans Am was a frame on and complete restoration - very low miles since completionOnly driven in nice weather
It is a real factory SE Trans Am 301 V8 replaced with 455FACTORY special edition (HD suspension, 4 wheel disc brakes, posi rear)
A real Factory TA - not a Firebird clone
Over $60,000 went into this car - with $12,000 in body and paint work. The PPG paint is a 3 stage pearl from the GM parts books for Cadillac Escalade.All rust free original sheet metal, no quarters or floors were replaced - car was garage kept and original owner was a womanOriginal color was dark blue with blue interior.
Options are:power steering4 wheel power disc brakes (factory)posi-traction rear with factory sway bar - amazing handling!air conditioning (all new and restored) power windowsfront and rear heavy duty sway bars.console for 4 speedcloth interiorfloor mats
Upgrades:completely rebuilt (less then 4000 miles) 1972 Pontiac 455 .30 bore with 6X heads, 067 factory camshaft with 1.65 rockers, aluminum intake and 800 cfm q-jetRam Air exhaust manifolds with custom 2.5 PYPES X pipe system with race pro mufflers true dual system with exhaust splitters - all stainless steel.rebuilt 1974 M21 Muncie - fine spline with TH400 output, rebuilt Hurst shifter, 11" Ram clutch - all brand new3 stage pearl paint - PPG multiple wet sands - show quality - color changes and glows in different lighting - really pops and a big attention getternew graphics w/ 455 call outs - hood bird from earlier 78 model.all new poly body mounts all new poly suspension All new performance brakes pads, new rotors (all 4), calipers, master cylinder, stainless brake lines - car stops incredible!New parking brake system - a must for a 4 speed car!All new wiring - engine, lighting AC harnessesNew AC compressor, lines, hoses, evaporator core - completely rebuilt with fresh freonAll new weather strip, seals, bumpers, window channel - the best materialsAll brand new tinted glass - windshield, side windows and rear window - every window replaced! New 17" wheels and tires - Riddler wheelsAll new emblems and decalsNew suspension, front springs poly bushingsNew interior, new carpet with Dyna-mat type sound deadenerNew velour headliner with upgraded plastic backing from PUI (not cheap cardboard)New sun visors, chrome brackets, new screw kit, new door panels, restored dash and gauges