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1978 Pontiac Trans Am on 2040-cars

Year:1978 Mileage:1 Color: Black /
 Tan
Location:

Westbrook, Connecticut, United States

Westbrook, Connecticut, United States
Transmission:Automatic
Body Type:Coupe
Vehicle Title:Clear
Engine:400 ci 6.6 litre
Fuel Type:Gasoline
For Sale By:Private Seller
Year: 1978
Number of Cylinders: 8
Make: Pontiac
Model: Trans Am
Trim: none
Power Options: Air Conditioning, Power Windows
Drive Type: rear wheel
Mileage: 1
Sub Model: firebird
Disability Equipped: No
Exterior Color: Black
Number of Doors: 2
Interior Color: Tan
Warranty: Vehicle does NOT have an existing warranty
Condition: Used: A vehicle is considered used if it has been registered and issued a title. Used vehicles have had at least one previous owner. The condition of the exterior, interior and engine can vary depending on the vehicle's history. See the seller's listing for full details and description of any imperfections. ... 

Hello you are bidding on a used 1978 Pontiac Trans Am T-TOP WS4 fisher. This car has a running 400ci motor. The motor runs good but needs to be tuned, It has an edelbrock aluminum intake and carb 750cfm. the motor is believed to be stock but not sure on that one. The automatic tran seems to be good and believed to have a shift kit.I bought this car a month ago with the intention of fixing it up but The BAD: This car need a full restoration. The passenger side first the floor needs to be replaced with a front half panel. the rear frame rail need to be partial replaced took a pic of it. the drivers side the floor where it meets the rocker needs attention rear frame rail looks ok. The trunk needs a patch above the frame see pic. rest of the trunk floor is solid. the inner rear wheel wells need attention. The real Bad someone did some body work to this car that needs to be undone!!!! The new rear quarters were installed over the old ones so they must be removed carefully and reinstalled correctly I dont believe they were forced to fit or altered too much, Same with the pass outer rocker must be removed and reinstalled correctly. The air conditioner parts are missing. Thanks for looking. Ask questions I will answer them the best I can. Bid high and often. I will have no part of shipping the car.

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According to a report from Automotive News, a number of factors can cause the ignition to switch out of the run position, including weights on the key ring, rough or bumpy roads or other "jarring" events. Any of these situations could lead to some vehicle components not functioning properly.
There have been five fatal front-impact crashes that took the lives of six people, although as a GM spokesman noted, all five of the crashes happened off road and at high speed. In each of these cases, though, the lack of airbags wasn't the only lethal factor - alcohol and failure to wear a seat belt also played a role. Outside of the fatal accidents, there have been 17 other crashes where airbags didn't deploy. It's unclear if any of these crashes were caused by the engine shutting off.

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General Lee takes on Bandit T/A in classic Hollywood car showdown [w/poll]

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You don't have to be born in the 1960s or 1970s to be able to recognize the General Lee from The Dukes of Hazzard and the Pontiac Trans Am from Smokey and the Bandit. These old school four-wheeled stars seem to transcend demographics thanks to the miles of film that show the orange 1969 Dodge Charger and the jet-black 1977 Pontiac Trans Am performing seemingly impossible stunts.
The folks at Hot Rod magazine are obviously hip to this fact, and they put together a fun video in tribute of the instantly recognizable duo. Hit the jump to watch on as Sam Young and James Smith replace Bo Duke and The Bandit for a bit of dirt-road shenanigans in a pair of otherwise well cared for classics. We're not so sure we'd call it the best chase scene ever, but it sure looks like a lot of fun.
More importantly, which of these two cars would you rather own? Have your say in our poll below.