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1979 Pontiac 10th Anniversary Trans Am

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1979 Pontiac 10th Anniversary Trans Am

1979 Pontiac 10th Anniversary Trans Am


7,500 were produced, with a few as pace cars for NASCAR.
The 10th anniversary two tone silver and charcoal with red, silver and charcoal stripes.
Larger hood bird decal.
Turbine aluminium wheels.
Options included – mirrored t-tops, power windows/door locks/remote power trunk opener, and the WS6 Special Performance Package.
403 Oldsmobile or 400 enignes were the options.


Engine Type: Cast iron OHV V8
Displacement: 400 cid.
Bore/stroke: 4.12 x 3.75 in.
Induction: 1 4-bbl carburetor
Cylinder Heads: Cast-iron w/ 2.11/1.66 valves
Compression Ratio: 8.1:1
Camshaft: Hydraulic w/ 274*/298* duration 364/.364 in. lift
Ignition Type: HEI distributor
Exhaust: Single with catalytic converter, dual rear outlets
Horsepower: 220 @ 4000 rpm
Torque: 320 ft. lbs. @ 2800 rpm
Transmission: Borg warner super T-10 4-speed
Clutch: 11-in. disc w/ 2600# pressure plate
Transmission Ratios: 2.43/1.61/1.23/1.00
Shifter: Hurst, floor mounted
Rear Differential: 3.23:1, Safe-T-track


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