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Parts Wanted / Re: Wtb a 79-81 front end mask/bra
« Last post by firedan13 on September 21, 2017, 10:44:46 PM »
still looking for bra I have one pm me
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DriveTrain / Re: turbo trans am help needed please
« Last post by ldgd87 on September 21, 2017, 09:17:54 PM »
thank you
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Restoration / Dimmer Switch
« Last post by pontiac on September 20, 2017, 05:31:48 AM »
Hi can you tell me how do you change out a dimmer switch on a 1979 pontiac transam/firebird
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Restoration Projects / Re: TATA Y89 Restoration/Pro-Touring Build Thread (Skip to Page 9!)
« Last post by TheKid on September 19, 2017, 09:09:26 PM »
Bringing this guy back from the dead. Changed careers mid-build. I went from making great money with plenty of disposable income as a kid, to a new career for a start up (that has since led to me progressing big time in that field and now working for the industry leader) and finally able to get back into this thing. And boy have things changed. The shop doing the work relocated and I went broke while starting the new career...so the car went into storage. It's been primed and ready to go though. Getting an update tomorrow, can't wait.

Also, I'm bringing the 403 back to stock, and holding onto it. I caught the FI bug...and I'm thinking it's time to just build an LS platform and be done with it. I really want to drive this car, and not beat up the 403...

Anyway, if anyone here is still around, I'll have some updates sooner or later. Can't wait to get back into this thing...and get all my parts out of my storage unit.
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Electrical / 79 Firebird Manual to Power Window Conversion
« Last post by MBurley127 on September 19, 2017, 01:28:51 AM »
I have a 79 firebird trans am and my center console has the hole and the switch for power windows, but my doors are for manual crank windows. What all do I need to convert to power windows? This is my first restoration and I'm a kid so need all the help I can get. Is there a kit? Do I need new doors? Thank You so much and any help is greatly appreciated!
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Misc. Items for Sale / Poncho Perfection First Issue & Complete 2016 Set SOLD
« Last post by kentuckyyeti on September 19, 2017, 01:15:34 AM »
December 2015 PREMIERE ISSUE in excellent condition.  Replaced in its plastic mailer sleeve after it was read.  Volume 1 number 1: out of print issue.  This is the 1st edition printing of the very first Poncho Perfection magazine.  I also have the complete 2016 set (all 12 issues in excellent condition) replaced in plastic sleeves after being read.   SOLD
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Ebay Listings / 1981 Turbo Trans Am
« Last post by NWTransAms on September 16, 2017, 11:48:25 PM »
A friend of mine has a decent project 1981 Turbo T/A Coupe for sale on his eBay account. Car is very solid and appears to have 93K actual miles. Interior is decent. No rust that I am aware of.  To my knowledge numbers matching engine. Car has not been in road salt as salt has not been used here. If you have been looking for a project turbo T/A you may want to consider this one.


http://www.ebay.com/itm/112566530810?_trksid=p2471758.m4703
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Electrical / Re: Rt kick panel actuator install
« Last post by Aus78Formula on September 16, 2017, 10:03:49 PM »
Two bolts, top and bottom of the bracket which pass through the kick panel holes and thread into body, the only two threaded holes above and below in the recess for kick panel shown below.

AC Kick panel recirculation door valve Repro by Aus78Formula, on Flickr

Firebird LHD pass kick panel carpet by Aus78Formula, on Flickr
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Restoration / Power steering pressure line Dilemma, Please help!
« Last post by Axlove78 on September 16, 2017, 08:33:39 PM »
 I am having a terrible time trying to replace the power steering pressure line on my 78 firebird with 77 pontiac 350 after discovering it was leaking at the connection with the PS gearbox. The only correct one I found on CARID.com, (21857866) appears to be discontinued. Any ideas of how I can find one, or perhaps have one custom made. :-\ Thanks,
Axlove78
P.S. heres the link to the part that is unavailable: https://www.carid.com/1977-pontiac-firebird-steering-parts/omega-pressure-line-hose-assembly-21857866.html
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