1987 Pontiac Trans Am User Reviews

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retirednco writes:
1987 Pontiac Trans Am Review
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5

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GTA, 350 Tuned Port Injection, Sticky Low Profile Tires, Cornering, Top Speed, Traction and Great Launch off the line

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Needs a bigger camshaft and better flowing exhaust

retirednco
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Gta - Great Cornering And Launch Off The Line — I had the GTA Trans Am with the 350 Tuned Port Injection. I added headers, better exhaust, a super chip and stiffer anti-sway bars. As a late 80's American car, only the Stock Vette and Grand National were real threats. This baby really ruled the road for its day. It would be a great car to drop a LS3 into today.

Primary Use: Sport/fun (spirited driving, track racing, off-roading, etc.)

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Corey writes:
1987 Pontiac Trans Am Review
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5

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fast

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gas guzzler

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American Muscle — I bought in 2006 and I worked on it until 2008. I swapped the engine from a 305 to a 350 and added edelbrock performance parts (cam, manifold, and carb) to it with hooker headers. I also repainted her black with silver ground effects and decals. The exhaust is custom from front to back.

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Steven writes:
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5

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The interior and exterior of the car

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Headlights motors. But it isn't a hard to fix.

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Great Looking Car. Unique Color And Unique Name Gta — Performance is so so. Only a little over 200 horsepower. Appearance is great. Gets a lot of looks. Need some body work and interior work. Has a couple of dents in the passenger side fender. Could use a new paint job and new seat covers and new carpet. Then she would be a looker. Not that the car isn't that way now.

Primary Use: Sport/fun (spirited driving, track racing, off-roading, etc.)

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Richie writes:
1987 Pontiac Trans Am Review
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4

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its good to have an older car as a hobby and work on it and make it like you want it. you can make em go as fast as you want and make them look as good as you want.

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when you buy an older car, you have to look into the repairs. the older it is, the more likely you will be repacing components on it because of their age and ware.

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Sports Car — this car is good and dependable as long as you take care of it. its just like any other vehical, except the older car need more attention and work. mine has been taken care of for the most part, so its not that bad to keep up. but the worst thing to do is to let one sit up for a couple years.

Primary Use: Commuting to work

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L.j. writes:
1987 Pontiac Trans Am Review
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5

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The sound ans the presence of the car

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Gas mileage

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Brilliant Car. — The car really turns heads it looks great the performance is good great daily driver and cruiser. When you hit that throttle it's a get up and go car and it's a real nice car to take to car shows.

Primary Use: Sport/fun (spirited driving, track racing, off-roading, etc.)

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James1824 writes:
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5

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sweet looking ride comfortable yet bumpy

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real low and drinks gas like a truck

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Nicey Nicey — gorgeous but with balls

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Erik writes:
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5

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gas milage/asains

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1987 A Flashback To The Best Decade — Worst milage in the world but at least you ain't drivin a china mobile. Rear wheel drive and a big ol' V8 make it mega fun to drive. And it is American so when it breaks down you just need the old hammer to get it runnin again!

Primary Use: Sport/fun (spirited driving, track racing, off-roading, etc.)

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Josh writes:
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loved every second

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none

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Car Was A Fun Toy For The Time Being. Miss It Very Much — very fun car to drive high quality no rust. performance was outstanding do to me upgrading everything posible pretty much nothing on car was stock when i sold it. loved stomping the gas and not being able to see behind me cause of the smoke.

Primary Use: Sport/fun (spirited driving, track racing, off-roading, etc.)

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z_man76 writes:
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5

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fun, tight, great gas mileage, posi

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next to no after market parts, rear spoiler

z_man76
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I Love This Car, Just Wish There Was More Of An After Market, And Parts In General — I love my car. It gets 28mpg on the highway, and hasn't been a problem at all. Main complaint is the rear spoiler. Next complaint is its hard to find parts. I love driving this car, very quick, stops on a dime, and no one believes its as old as it is!

Primary Use: Sport/fun (spirited driving, track racing, off-roading, etc.)

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Philip writes:
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Fun

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23 yrs old

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Go For It — Performance - decent, only 305 so not much there... Build Quality - rust, door sags, headlight gear problems typical 3rd gen problems Appearance - good looking, especially for older car Cost of Ownership - not much Fun Factor - it can be fun but slow

Primary Use: Commuting to work

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