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1978 Pontiac Firebird Trans Am SE in Vancouver, British Columbia


Vehicle Description

Are you a 2nd Generation Black Firebird Trans-Am and “Smokey and the Bandit Fan? Here is an excellent opportunity to own a piece of that Classic Car History. For Sale:

1978 Black Firebird Trans-Am Y82 Special Edition

Serial No. 2W8728N130318.

Car is 98%  non restored original specification with new correct paint and new S.E. decals.   2nd Owner (same family). 112,000 mi. (175,000 Km.). Has #’s matching original T/A 6.6 Litre (400 cu. in.) non modified W72 Engine that runs great and strong!, original 3 Spd. Turbo Hydro auto transmission and 3:23 Posi traction rear axle.  Original black velour cloth and carpets free from rips, tears or fading and all panels are in very good condition.  Power Disc/Drum brakes are all new. New Goodyear Eagle GT +4 P245 60R 15 Radial Tires.

Car was in accident in 1991 – passenger door and rear post area damage. To be sure car was worth repairing it was put on a frame alignment machine to see if frame was damage or out of alignment specifications.  All specs met manufactures tolerances so a new/used post/quarter panel and door were installed.  All work was done by a highly qualified/respected auto body technician in Vancouver, B.C. Photos of repairs are available to view. New paint was applied – 4 coats of original Black color and all new correct decaling was applied.

Car has been appraised by Provincial Government Insurance Corporation – ICBC at $27,000 Cdn. through 2005 to 2009 when car was parked due to owner health issues.  Since 2009 the value of the car has gone up almost double that amount.  Please view attached photos, option list and build sheet information to see all the desirable equipment it has.

Main options list:

  • Y82/19L Black Special Edition Decor Package
  • W72 220 HP Performance T/A 6.6 Litre (400 Cu. in.) Engine
  • M33 3 Spd. Turbo Hydro Auto Transmission
  • G80 3:23:1 Posi Traction Rear Axle
  • Tinted windows
  • Remote electric trunk release
  • Pulse wipers
  • Air conditioning
  • Electric rear window defogger
  • Formula steering wheel
  • Tilt steering wheel
  • 8-track Am-Fm stereo radio
  • Interior/trunk light group
  • Heavy Duty radiator
  • Power windows
  • Power door locks
  • Gold 7” Snowflake wheels with locks
  • New Goodyear  Eagle GT +4 P245 60R 15 Radial Tires
  • Hurst Hatch T-top Roof
  • Original Black Velour Cloth Interior
  • New brakes all around – Power front disc, rear drum
  • All new tune-up parts
  • Etc.

If you want a true original, strong running, tight and quiet “Smokey and the Bandit” tribute car please email or phone to arrange a viewing and test ride opportunity.  All shipping, handling, duty, taxes, fees, etc. are to be borne by Buyer. No joyriders or low ball offers. Price is in US dollars.

Vehicle Details

  • Listing ID:CC-1017148
  • Price:$30,000
  • Location:Vancouver, British Columbia
  • Year:1978
  • Make:Pontiac
  • Model:Firebird Trans Am SE
  • Exterior Color:Black
  • Interior Color:Black
  • Transmission:Automatic
  • Odometer:112000
  • Trim Level:SE
  • VIN:2W8728N130318
  • Title Status:Rebuild
  • TTop:Yes
  • Restoration History:Partially Restored
  • Exterior Condition:Excellent
  • Seat Material:Velour
  • Air Conditioning:Yes
  • AM/FM Radio:Yes
  • 8-Track:Yes
  • Tinted Windows:Yes
  • Bucket Seats:Yes
  • Power Steering:Yes
  • Power Locks:Yes
  • Power Windows:Yes
  • Tilt Wheel:Yes
  • Engine History:Original
  • Engine Condition:Running
  • Drive Train:Rear-wheel drive