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  1. 1975 Nova Rear End Swap

    Transmission - Rearend
    Hello All, I am new to the group. I have a 1975 Nova 4 door 6 cylinder. I am LS swapping the car, and wanted to beef up the rear end. A buddy of mine has a rear end out of a 1986 Trans Am, and I am wondering if I could make that work? Is mid 80's gm rear end's compatible with 4th gen Nova's...
  2. IA II Engine Build Design Guidance

    Hello All, I am currently in the process of planning an engine build for a 1978 Pontiac Trans Am. This build will be for a street/strip application. The focus is on low-end RPM torque (as it should be :D). Trying to get all of the numbers to agree with each other so the engine doesn't self...
  3. Hello All.

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    I'm relatively new to hotrodding. Roughly a year ago, I purchased a 1978 Pontiac Trans Am to restore/improve and have finally come to the point where I can't find much else via researching old threads and articles. Looking forward to hearing advice from the more experienced members on the forums...
  4. Building the top end of my pontiac 400

    I have a 78' trans am with a pontiac 400 under the hood. the engine has 130k miles on it but it still runs strong. I got some freshly rebuilt 6x-4 heads to swap with the 6x-8's that are on the engine now, and i also have an edelbrock performer intake manifold and a set of Ram air restorations...
  5. Buying a Trans Am

    Hotrodding Basics
    Im thinking of buying a 1979 Trans am with a 403 SBO as of right now its been sitting up for 10 years and was driven to the spot it sits at the body doesnt have too much rust Ill upload some pictures. Its one of the T/As with a towing package and i have no idea what the rear end gears are. Would...
  6. 1993 TA with 700R4, leaks oil after shut off

    Transmission - Rearend
    Hey Guys! I have a 93 TA with a 700R4. It only leaks directly after shut off. It leaks out about half a litre when it's warm as soon as I shut it off. It would appear to be coming from the general direction of the kickdown cable area. It's wet all over that passenger side. I just changed the...
  7. My Grandson's First Car Show

    Hotrodders' Lounge
    here are the pics from todays car show.
  8. If You Had to Choose Between the Two...

    ... would it be the General Lee or the Bandit? Need a little help deciding? Here is a video: "GENERAL LEE VS THE BANDIT TRANS AM - BEST CAR CHASE EVER !!!". (Rumor has it, the video sounds better with the headphones on :D)