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For Sale: 1969 Pontiac Firebird in Grand Rapids, Michigan

Vehicle Description

1969 Pontiac Firebird Trans Am Ram Air III Tribute Looks like a $150k car that you can drive for $50k, and it performs even better. - Tennessee Car - Fully Restored with All Records - Built 400cid/450hp V8 - Upgraded Running Gear - Vintage Air (Please note: If you happen to be viewing this vehicle on a website other than our main website, it's possible that only some of our many photographs of this car are presented due to website limitations. To be sure you access all the photographs, please go to our main website: Garage Kept Motors.) Garage Kept Motors is honored to bring to market an incredible tribute Trans Am for consideration. With only 689 real Ram Air III cars produced in 1969, values on these cars have soared north of $150k. They sit in museums and personal collections, collecting dust. This vehicle offers a unique opportunity to get the same styled vehicle on the road and actually enjoy driving it. Plus, its been professionally restored, including the motor, to perform even better than the original Ram Air III's. This car was sourced from Tennessee and started its life as a standard 1969 Pontiac Firebird Coupe with a 350 V8 and automatic transmission. While a factory A/C car, it had manual drums brakes, manual steering, non-tilt steering, and non-gauge cluster. The body was originally Limelight Green with Midnight Green Interior (barf). Our client, based out of Traverse City, Michigan, acquired the car in 2014. At the time, it had a 350 Chevrolet V8 with 350 THM transmission and 12 bolt Camaro rear differential with 4.11 rear Posi-traction. It had a 400 hood, the Trans Am fender scoops, and a DIY white paint job. But this was the start of the vision you see today - a Trans Am Tribute with tasteful modifications. The goal was good street manners, excellent throttle response and better handling, all while running on pump gas. Everything on the car needed to be replaced or restored, and it was. Below you will find the owners notes on the full build. Attention to detail is top notch. You would be hard pressed to build this car for anywhere near the price we are asking for it. And the added bonus is again, driving a stunning Ram Air III TA at a fraction of the price. Key word there is: driving. Its a beautiful car to behold but even more fun behind the wheel. Be sure to check out all the photos and video on our main website: Garage Kept Motors. Call if interested or e-mail with any questions. Thank you for looking. � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � Owner's Notes: Body: The front sheet metal, fenders, and Trans Am hood are all steel reproduction pieces from Goodmark, the rear floor pans were also replaced. Doors, rear quarters are all factory sheetmetal. The rear driver's side quarter has a small patch just behind the rear tire. It has been painted the correct Trans Am colors in Cameo white with Tyrol blue stripes and painted tail panel as is correct for Trans Am equipped cars. Engine: The engine is a 1970 Pontiac 400 with No. 13 Ram Air cylinder heads with 2.11/1.77 REV Racing valves that are swirl polished and undercut for higher flow and volume. The heads have a 72cc open chamber. Exhaust is 2.5 factory Long Branch Ram Air cast iron headers into 2.5 inch high flow X-pipe Pypes dual exhaust with Dynomax Super Turbo mufflers. The block features Keith Black pistons (pt no. KB346.030), dished with +17cc dish 0.030 overbore with stock Fel-Pro head gaskets giving it 9.5:1 compression. The oil pump is a high volume, high pressure Ram Air IV. Melling pump. An Edelbrock aluminum Performer intake, with stock Quadrajet recalibrated for my combination. The camshaft is a Comp Cams 51-223-4 hydraulic flat tappet camshaft with matching Comp valve springs, push ro

Vehicle Details

  • Listing ID:CC-1261017
  • Price:$44,900
  • Location:Grand Rapids, Michigan
  • Year:1969
  • Make:Pontiac
  • Model:Firebird
  • Exterior Color:White
  • Interior Color:Blue
  • Transmission:Automatic
  • Odometer:48220
  • Stock Number:19GKM183
  • VIN:223379U129050