403 Auto , T-Top, Nocturne Blue with Lt. Blue Lombardi/Hobnail interior

1979 Pontiac Trans Am

Technical specifications of Pontiac Trans Am 1979

Price: -
Condition: Used
Item location: Sulphur, Louisiana, United States
Make: Pontiac
Model: Trans Am
SubModel: Matching 403 Auto
Type: Coupe
Year: 1979
Mileage: 90,763
VIN: 2W87K9N171959
Color: Blue
Engine size: 403
Number of cylinders: 8
Power options: Air Conditioning
Fuel: Gasoline
Transmission: Automatic
Drive type: RWD
Interior color: Blue
Drive side: Left-hand drive
Options: Cassette Player
Vehicle Title: Clear
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Car description

Rather complete restorationcandidate. This bird was well equipped from the factory. T-top, and power windows that work. Other options that need attention are : power door locks, remote trunk release, cruise control. Not sure about rear window defroster..light comes on, tho.
Bought it for a restoration project for an event, but won't have time to finish, so I'm selling this one, and will be buying a "ready to drive" version. This one will need a trunk floor pan replaced, and the drop down on thedriver side. The center portion of the rear seat bottoms will also need panreplacement (all available from NPD, Ames, ClassicInd., eBay,etc.) Ihaven't pulled up the carpet to check the front floors, but assume they'll need patches. Looks like the previous owner(s) did variousresto work on it, as some parts appear almost new.
I just got the car in June, andhaven't really gone through it. The A/C compressor doesn't have a belt on it, so not sure if it works properly, but all of the system seems to bethere. The compressor will turn manually. Bought a new battery, cleaned it up a bit. Starts, runs,"lot" drives. Brakes seem okay. Steering seems fine. Catalytic converter has a hole in it (note janky exhaust tone in video). Clock works, but I don't leave the battery connected, since it mainly sits, so Idon't know if it keeps the correct time.
Only drove it around the house, will probably need some tweaking for dependable daily driving. Again, it will need restoration- paint, interior, and some mechanicals, I'm sure. The body panels seem to be solid, with surface rust and just paint deterioration. Frame looks fine, normal surface rust on rear axle/leaf springs, etc. Interior plastic is faded and brittle, door panels are pretty good, center console is decent... dash has 2 cracks.
Videos can be found at :https://youtu.be/C7cb-1cBdqo andhttps://youtu.be/8PEJ01T8wuo
Thanks for looking!!

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