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Old 10-08-2012, 11:15 AM   #1
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My 1995 Pontiac Trans Am

When in doubt, return to your roots! Just purchased this fine example of 4th Generation engineering a 1995 Pontiac Trans Am. Purchased from WildBillyT

Speed parts/modifications:
- Moroso Cold Air Kit
- MSD Coil and wires
- 160* thermostat
- Pacesetter long tube headers and ORY
- Hooker Aerochamber exhaust
- UMI subframe connectors
- UMI driveshaft loop
- LS1 aluminum driveshaft
- BMR rear LCAs
- Russell braided brake hoses
- Energy suspension motor mounts, torque arm bushing and trans mount
- Hurst Billet plus shifter
- SLP Line lock
- SLP 17x9 ZR1 rims with 275/40/17
- AC Delete
- PCMForless tune

The game plan is to daily drive it for a few months and hopefully begin to swap over the remaining good parts from my Camaro i.e. complete drivetrain and front suspension. From there I will fix the front and rear bumpers that have typical paint issues and throw on a Ram Air I hood!

The two attached photos on the Left is original, the Right is my idea of what the finished product will look like.
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Old 10-08-2012, 11:38 AM   #2
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didnt u purchase that red camaro and were guna 1LE it?

anyway... this looks like a solid platform.. and back into a TA
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Old 10-08-2012, 11:41 AM   #3
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didnt u purchase that red camaro and were guna 1LE it?

anyway... this looks like a solid platform.. and back into a TA
The guy wouldn't budge on the price and had other people interested, I couldn't get it moved in time so they sold it. Its super difficult to organize getting a tow truck for two cars in two different parts of the state to go to Pennsylvania all the way from Afghanistan.

This time I was able to get Teds89Iroc and one of my friends to go over to Bill's and give it a proper look over and at least it can just be driven back to my home town where my mom will be able to drive it around and use it.
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Old 10-08-2012, 11:49 AM   #4
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Looks like a hurst TA, should look good when finished. Congrats though, good to see you finally got another car. In4fancypicsandtastefulappearancemods
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Old 10-08-2012, 11:51 AM   #5
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Nice looking car! I'd tone the bright gold down a bit if it were me; maybe something titanium colored?
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Old 10-09-2012, 01:18 PM   #6
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Probably the best sounding cat back on an lt1, I loved the way that car sounded.
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Old 10-13-2012, 11:12 PM   #7
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i love that car...if i could get a t/a it would be that one
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Old 10-14-2012, 12:53 PM   #8
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Looks like a hurst TA, should look good when finished. Congrats though, good to see you finally got another car. In4fancypicsandtastefulappearancemods
I'm really excited to get back in the game, its been to long, unfortunately it'll have to stay in New Jersey for a few more years as gas prices in Cali are approaching $5.00 on base and it will never pass their smog tests!

I'll be back on the east coast for a few months in late February/March and you can bet your ass I'll have a camera with me.

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Nice looking car! I'd tone the bright gold down a bit if it were me; maybe something titanium colored?
I'm probably going to end up painting a pair of ZR1's with off the shelf paint, but it will most likely end up being a toned down bronze/magnesium color. Something subtle, but unique.

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i love that car...if i could get a t/a it would be that one
Thanks man, my first car was a 3rd Gen Trans Am, and I originally wanted an LT1 Trans Am before I stumbled on my Camaro.
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Old 10-14-2012, 01:42 PM   #9
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nice clean car congrats
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Old 12-22-2012, 09:21 AM   #10
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Old 12-22-2012, 02:40 PM   #11
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Looks good just gotta paint the raised part of ur ram air gold n it should look like a hurdt ta like bmx said
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Old 02-14-2013, 04:16 PM   #12
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Old 02-16-2013, 12:26 AM   #13
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i had the hooker on my car, stock manifolds and cat, sounded good, just not loud enough, probably shouldnt be a problem with the headers
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Old 02-16-2013, 09:02 AM   #14
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Hit me up if you need a hand with anything Alex. I need to see this thing in person soon.
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Old 02-16-2013, 06:17 PM   #15
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i had the hooker on my car, stock manifolds and cat, sounded good, just not loud enough, probably shouldnt be a problem with the headers
I don't plan on keeping the Hooker, I really liked my Magnaflow exhaust, I sold the exhaust tips in favor for some Corsa Clones.

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Hit me up if you need a hand with anything Alex. I need to see this thing in person soon.
Jake, I'll probably be putting some work into it this week when the weather clears up. I want to at least get it running before Sunday. It just needs some last minute wiring, fluids, driveshaft & exhaust. Jim knows whats left.

I had a couple of ideas of things I want to do to this mistmatched interior

Starting with replacing the warped steering wheel:


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I want to recover the center of the door panels in Alcantra or some type of cloth.
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I don't plan on keeping the Hooker, I really liked my Magnaflow exhaust, I sold the exhaust tips in favor for some Corsa Clones.
I remember when Dave had the Hooker Aerochamber put on. One of the best sounding lt1 cat backs IMO. Sounded killer with the headers and ORY.
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I have a steering wheel puller if needed. This thing is going to be spectacular. Love the gold wheels idea.
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looking great Alex, x2 on the Hooker Aerochamber, thats whats on my TPI vert now and it sounds AMAZING
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Ran into a few hiccups with the wiring harness, but the driveshaft & torque arm are in. It was getting to cold to finish the exhaust. I'm going to hook up the Hooker exhaust for now just to get it on the road.
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dude, its so cold out today. i dont know how you got that much done
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dude, its so cold out today. i dont know how you got that much done


I went out to move vehicles around and coundl't stand the wind.

you're gettin there
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Those carbon fiber dipper parts look awesome. Any idea how to go about doing it?
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From first hand experience, the wide view mirror gives you an excellent view of the sail panels
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Old 03-25-2013, 03:01 PM   #24
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wow really like that interior usually adding carbon fiber rarely works out but id like to see it done with the alcantara.
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Old 03-30-2013, 05:33 AM   #25
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haha nice to see daves (billys) car go to a good home. that was a cool car i remember it well
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