1979 Trans Am Speed Boost


Asked by Feb 25, 2016 at 02:16 AM about the 1979 Pontiac Firebird Coupe

Question type: Car Customization

Okay, I'm 18 Years old and I've been looking around
for a good classic car and I've always loved Trans
am (T-Tops especially) I've been looking at them a
lot online lately and plan on buying (preferably a
black one) but any color is good. I would really like
to just find a body because although I love the
Trans am it's mediocre is speed in my opinion. I've
read all online on different motors I could put in 350
& Pontiac 400 were always the most common I
came across, but I want more. Is there even more I
could do to get the 0-60 time, HP and Torque up?
Maybe a cold air intake? Are those worth it? I'm on
some what of a budget but willing to fork out the
money. If you guys were trying to make a Trans am
as fast as possible what all would you use? (P.S Any
suggestions on which exhaust I should get)  Also if
anyone knows where I could purchase a decent
1979 Trans am (Just the body) Please leave a link

1 Answer

Tom Demyan

Finding a '79 TA for a decent price will be hard enough. Don't worry about upgrading it till you own it and get the car the way you like it first and running correctly. Did you know that if you did find one, a rust bucket will go for around $3500, but running cars in decent shape are in the 15K-35K range?

Your Answer

Add photo

Related Questions

Search Pontiac Firebird Questions

Pontiac Firebird Experts

#1 Samuel Moore
Samuel Moore
Reputation 910
#2 dandyoun
Reputation 750
#3 Justin Hatfield
Justin Hatfield
Reputation 730
View All

Related Models For Sale

Used Chevrolet Camaro"
830 Great Deals out of 38,801 listings starting at $2,650
Used Ford Mustang"
737 Great Deals out of 41,260 listings starting at $900
Used Chevrolet Corvette"
422 Great Deals out of 20,178 listings starting at $3,688
Used Dodge Challenger"
457 Great Deals out of 25,326 listings starting at $7,980
Used Dodge Charger"
656 Great Deals out of 29,890 listings starting at $1,995
Used Chevrolet Monte Carlo"
17 Great Deals out of 2,070 listings starting at $2,000
Used Pontiac Grand Prix"
30 Great Deals out of 4,397 listings starting at $1,972
Used Chevrolet Impala"
994 Great Deals out of 35,760 listings starting at $700
Used Ford F-150"
3,219 Great Deals out of 216,434 listings starting at $1,900

Used Cars For Sale

2002 Pontiac Firebird For Sale
4 Great Deals out of 156 listings starting at $2,995
2001 Pontiac Firebird For Sale
81 listings starting at $7,799
2000 Pontiac Firebird For Sale
3 Great Deals out of 83 listings starting at $3,800
1999 Pontiac Firebird For Sale
57 listings starting at $2,900
1998 Pontiac Firebird For Sale
52 listings starting at $3,399