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Re: 1977 trans am se question
« Reply #60 on: October 15, 2009, 08:55:54 PM »
like in the trunk or the gas tank itself

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Re: 1977 trans am se question
« Reply #61 on: October 15, 2009, 08:58:09 PM »
the actual tank, you would have to drop it,and look ontop of it.  If it is there be very careful, its going to be fragil

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Re: 1977 trans am se question
« Reply #62 on: October 15, 2009, 08:59:00 PM »
heres my engine numbers and I dont tink she's a se as its not a w73 :'(
front right........XA
back passenger......506557
front bottom right...... 27n******
drivers side side ........400J
close to the dist........2

I assume these numbers are from the original engine that you have stored, right?
XA would be a valid engine code (180Hp 400) for a '77.
A '77 W72 400 (200Hp) would be WA (manual trans)or Y6 (auto trans).

If you want to verify that the stored engine is in fact the original 400, there is a partial VIN stamping on the front of the block that would match the car's VIN.
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Re: 1977 trans am se question
« Reply #63 on: October 15, 2009, 09:01:52 PM »
heres my engine numbers and I dont tink she's a se as its not a w73 :'(
front right........XA
back passenger......506557
front bottom right...... 27n******
drivers side side ........400J

yes the last 6 didgets are the same on the front bottom right
close to the dist........2

I assume these numbers are from the original engine that you have stored, right?
XA would be a valid engine code (180Hp 400) for a '77.
A '77 W72 400 (200Hp) would be WA (manual trans)or Y6 (auto trans).

If you want to verify that the stored engine is in fact the original 400, there is a partial VIN stamping on the front of the block that would match the car's VIN.

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Re: 1977 trans am se question
« Reply #64 on: October 15, 2009, 09:04:14 PM »
W72?  Not all the SE's had the W72 package. Some even had the 403.
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Re: 1977 trans am se question
« Reply #65 on: October 15, 2009, 09:06:23 PM »
That's good that you have the original engine...W72 or not.
And it's a beautiful car...SE or not

Enjoy it for what it is: YOURS!  ;D
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Re: 1977 trans am se question
« Reply #66 on: October 15, 2009, 09:07:30 PM »
heres my engine numbers and I dont tink she's a se as its not a w73 :'(
front right........XA
back passenger......506557
front bottom right...... 27n******
drivers side side ........400J

yes the last 6 didgets are the same on the front bottom right
close to the dist........2

I assume these numbers are from the original engine that you have stored, right?
XA would be a valid engine code (180Hp 400) for a '77.
A '77 W72 400 (200Hp) would be WA (manual trans)or Y6 (auto trans).

If you want to verify that the stored engine is in fact the original 400, there is a partial VIN stamping on the front of the block that would match the car's VIN.


yes the last six digits do match

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Re: 1977 trans am se question
« Reply #67 on: October 15, 2009, 09:07:56 PM »
SO true. A beautifull car
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Re: 1977 trans am se question
« Reply #68 on: October 15, 2009, 09:13:21 PM »
the actual tank, you would have to drop it,and look ontop of it.  If it is there be very careful, its going to be fragil

OOO why would they put it there kinda stupid place

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Re: 1977 trans am se question
« Reply #69 on: October 15, 2009, 09:15:30 PM »
Yeah they didnt care much, some of the build sheets didnt even make it on the cars, while some got 3 build sheets. But that is poor placement.

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Re: 1977 trans am se question
« Reply #70 on: October 15, 2009, 09:16:29 PM »
at the very least, you have the original engine!!!! i wish i could say that. so se or not you have a great gift laying in your garage. i'd be happy just to have a 77 w72 motor so atleast its near correct for my car.
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Re: 1977 trans am se question
« Reply #71 on: October 15, 2009, 09:20:57 PM »
True Y88rick and what an engine, That's the cream of the crop. Them engine's run's like a Banshee...
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Re: 1977 trans am se question
« Reply #72 on: October 15, 2009, 09:31:38 PM »
huh I think i am more happy with the motor in it right now it works REALLY Really good

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Re: 1977 trans am se question
« Reply #73 on: October 15, 2009, 09:46:04 PM »
hey as long as you are happy, were happy for you!!!
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Re: 1977 trans am se question
« Reply #74 on: October 15, 2009, 09:53:23 PM »
hey as long as you are happy, were happy for you!!!

Now were all happy lol