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Updated on May 06, 2012
MY 1979 TRANS AM PROJECT
PAGE 1: INTRO (U R HERE) PAGE 2: BODY WRK AND PAINT PREP
PAGE 5: CURRENT PROJECTPAGE 4: 1991 CAMARO (4 SALE)
SOME OF THE MOST RECENT PICTURES
New Summit 600 cfm carburetor with Holley components
New Dynomax Headers
About a week after paint.
A LOT OF TIME SPENT ON THE SNOWFLAKES!!!
PAINTED THE UNDERSIDE OF THE CAR
THE REAR END AND FRAME SANDED AND PAINTED
GAS TANK SANDED DOWN AND PAINTED
I had a set of custom true dual Flowmasters put in
Strated working on the floor pans and removed the few surface rust they had
Its really dusty from the pollen
THE DAY I BOUGHT IT,,, WE PUT IN A LOT OF WORK 2 GET 2 WHERE WE R RITE NOW
I BOUGHT THE T/A ON MAY 25 2008 FOR $6000 YEAH, U MIGHT THINK ITS A LOT, BUT I KNOW THE CAR HAS POTENTIAL- MY NAME IS RAFAEL AND I AM 16 MY PARENTS BOUGHT ME THE T/A AS MY 2ND CAR, WITH MY FIRST BIENG A 1991 CAMARO WHICH I AM GOING TO SELL NOW THAT I GOT THE T/A. WE ARE GOING TO TRY AND BUILD AN AFFORDABLE, BUT FAST AND BEAUTIFUL CAR THAT WILL PERFORM AS GOOD AS IT WILL LOOK. THE CAR IS CURRENTLY AT MY UNCLES SHOP WHERE I WILL WORK ON IT WITH HIS HELP THIS SUMMER. RIGHT NOW WE ARE IN THE PROCESS OF GUTTING IT FROM INSIDE OUT. THE ENGINE ITSELF IS REBUILT AND SOUNDS GREAT, BUT WE MIGHT ADD A LITTLE SOMETHING TO IT.
UPDATES FROM LATEST TO OLDEST:
Finally we found the problem, The old hooker headers werethe right fit, but they were all bent up and they did not assemble right at the heads, this was hard to find out with the motor in the ca since it is so crowded in there, we bough us a set of new dynomax performance headers and have the motor siting outside of the car. hope to see some progress continue!!!
*UPDATE- We had the exaust finished from the headers to the back, true dual custom exaust with flowmasters, but there was a problem, when we bought the car it already had headers, but now that the exaust is done, all the fumes still come out from the fron since the headers are not the right fit,,, so now we have to find new header and might need to have the exaust altered to fit the new ones,,, not a big problem :)
*UPDATE--- We have now been working on da car for about 7 months,,,
we finnally have the car painted! It is a House of Kolor Brandywine Kandy over a House of Kolor Cinder Red metalic base,,,
Here are some other special details we have done:
-We made a custom hood!
-Painted the snowflake rims!!
-Painted the car frame, gas tank, rear end, and the entire underside of the car, (no rust)
we have come a long way, and have gone through a lot of work, but its all paying off,,, we still want to redo the interior,, and some small details,,, so cheaxk it out,, leave a comment,, and rate my car,, i will return the favor,, thanks!
HERES WEN I 1ST GOT THE CAR,,,,
THE CAR ITSELF LOOKED GREAT WHEN WE BOUGHT IT, IT WAS ALL COMPLETE AND HAD NO DENTS OR BANDO ON THE CAR, IT ALSO HAD THE T-TOPS IN GREAT CONDITION. I AM THINKING OF GETTING A CUSTOM INTERIOR, A CANDY RED PAINT, AND NICE STEREO SYSTEM. I HAVE BEEN BEGGING MY PARENTS FOR AN AIR SUSPENSION, BUT IT MIGHT NOT BE POSSIBLE BECAUSE OF OUR INCOME. HERE ARE A FEW PICTURES OF THE CAR WITH ALMOST EVERYTHING STRIPED OUT
HERE IS THE ENGINE, IT LOOKS A LITTLE DIRTY, SORRY BOUT THAT
THIS IS THE INSIDE
HERE ARE SOME RANDOM PICS OF THE CAR, IM IN THE WHITE SHIRT AND TAN DICKIES
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GOT 5* FROM ME I LIKE THAT TRANS AM THAT THANG CLEAN CHECK OUT MY 81 TRANS AM I LIVE IN ATHENS ALSO SO WE MIGHT JUST RUN INTO EACH OTHER ONE DAY KEEP UP THE GOOD WORK
I see you made an engine swap what did you put in it?
my e-mail is email@example.com
5 star ride!
come check out my 1990s camaros,
i got an rs and a iroc so comment them both and tell me what u think bout my babys. ty
thanks for the comment back and ya my boy caint wait until we start really tearing into it. alot of people tell me that the car can never look like it did before but after looking at your car and alot of other peoples car on this site i know that it can. just takes time. i got some updated pic i have to put up in the next couple of days so cheak them out.
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