For Sale: 1988 Pontiac Firebird Trans Am in Murrieta, California

$13,999 (OBO)  

Vehicle Description

1988 Pontiac Trans AM/GTA

One owner brought near Santa Cruz California May 11th 1988 

161K original miles (see attached car fax report) 

Registered in Lynwood Washington until 2005

Registered in Temecula California 2009 till present 

New Good Wrench 305 HO Crate TPI 5.0 engine with 2,600 miles installed 3/2011 by Superior Automotive Temecula CA

275 HP/330 Ft-Lbs Torque 

Also installed 3/2011 by same certified shop were Long Tube Smog legal jet coated headers, NEW 2 into one Dual exhaust, new catalytic converter, New Radiator, everything under hood was replaced in 2011. 

Last passed California Emissions 2.4.2021 

(see attached Car Fax) 

T5 Manual 5 Speed gear box shifts flawlessly.

Repainted in 2003 same factory blue color at a professional body shop in Orange County California. (See Pictures)

Paint and Body are in very nice driver condition, clear coat buffs out super nice. Front of hood and front spoiler have an area with minor damage that could be fixed but not necessary to drive and enjoy.

Overall body lines are perfectly straight just like the day it rolled off the Pontiac assembly line. Paint has scratches, Fixable dings and imperfections however super straight body.

All gauges, instruments, Tach & speedometer work like new. AC/Heat and fan work, hood latch and electronic truck latch work. T-Tops have no cracks or chips in perfect factory condition. Head light doors open and close exactly as designed. Power windows go up and down as can be seen in video. All lights, signals, horn, wipers, indicators work as designed.


Original Gray and black interior, Dash is in perfect condition with only one crack at corner of drivers door that could be repaired. Headliner is original as are carpet and bucket seats. Drivers seat is 6 way manual adjustable. Interior is very presentable with no tears or rips, just worn.


This 88 Pontiac T/A has been looked after and cared for in a garage for 33 years.  Always maintained and driven with records. Runs and drives great, very quick thru the gears with strong gear box.

This car will transfer to new owner with every recipient and documents available for work done including oil changes from 1988 to 2021.

Clear California Title and current California Registration 

If sold in California title will transfer with current smog certificate.

This is a super kool affordable Pontiac that is growing in popularity and value. Very stylish lines combined with go fast drivetrain that is easy and fun to drive. 

Current Car Fax report available upon request 

Located in Southern California 

See Full running and driving video below or search #SoCalTA on you tube for 100 pictures 

Text or Call 951.348.5794 for more info

Vehicle Details

  • 1988 Pontiac Firebird Trans Am
  • Listing ID:CC-1467971
  • Price:$13,999 (OBO)
  • Location:Murrieta, California
  • Year:1988
  • Make:Pontiac
  • Model:Firebird Trans Am
  • Exterior Color:Blue
  • Interior Color:Gray
  • Transmission:Manual
  • Engine Size:V-8
  • Odometer:161343
  • Stock Number:SOCALTA
  • Trim Level:Trans Am
  • VIN:1G2FW21F0JL238619
  • Title Status:Clear
  • TTop:Yes
  • Restoration History:Fully Restored
  • Exterior Condition:Very Good
  • Seat Material:Cloth
  • Air Conditioning:Yes
  • AM/FM Radio:Yes
  • Cassette:Yes
  • Bucket Seats:Yes
  • Cruise Control:Yes
  • Power Brakes:Yes
  • Power Steering:Yes
  • Power Locks:Yes
  • Power Windows:Yes
  • Tilt Wheel:Yes
  • Fuel Injection:Yes
  • Electronic Ignition:Yes
  • Ported:Yes
  • Engine History:Rebuilt
  • Engine Condition:Running
  • Drive Train:Rear-wheel drive

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23816 Via Segovia
Murrieta, CA 92562