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78 TA Drag Car

Postby KDB » Thu Sep 04, 2014 11:15 pm

UPDATE: This is currently a running car! Fresh 383 SBC with THM400 trans.

Listing for a friend of mine. . Send me a note if you are interested, and I will put you in touch. It Weighs in at 3000lbs with a SBC. More pictures are available.



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Re: 1978 Pontiac T/A Drag Car

Postby Singlefinger » Sat Sep 06, 2014 8:09 pm

With our w/out a drivetrain?
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Re: 1978 Pontiac T/A Drag Car

Postby KDB » Sun Sep 07, 2014 2:26 pm

With a 383 and THM400
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Re: 1978 Pontiac T/A Drag Car

Postby KDB » Mon Sep 08, 2014 7:13 pm

1978 Pontiac Trans Am 8.5 Cert
8.50 Cage Certified this year Mild Steel. Mini-tubs
Weights 3052lbs with Aluminum head SBC, dry sump, and t400
2” Fiberglass Cowl hood in rough shape.
Currently set up for LSX (motor plate) and T400
Lightened Core support and Doors
Wiring-Professional Wired by Tom Frayer, with Schematic for car.
Set up for NOS 2 bottles with Warmers in the Trunk
Front Fuel System for NOS
Car Wired to use 7al3 Ignition (no ignition in car)
Line lock and Trans brake
Rear Suspension
Ladder bar Back-halfed, Frame tied front to back
Mosier 9” 4.11 Gears, Spool and 35 spline axles
Wilwood Disk Brakes
Wilwood Prop valve
Coil overs with AVO Single Adjustable Shocks
28x10.5 on Weld pro Stars 15x10
Front:
Coil over Conversion with QA1 Single Adjustable shocks
Tubular Upper A-arms
Wilwood Brakes
Howe Center link and Adjustable Bumpster Tie-rod ends
S10 manual steering box.
Gauges:
Autometer Recall tach, Water Temp, Oil pressure, Trans Temp, Voltage, Fuel level
Brake Pressure Front and Rear
Accessories
B&M Rachet Shifter
Painless Switch panel
12 gallon Rear tank for Car -10 Line to front of Car
Parachute mount and Cable
Includes parachute but not sure what shape it is in. (not been unpacked in a few years)
LS1 Motor Plate and mid plate.
Big Kirkey Seat
Holley Fuel pump and Aeromotive Return style Regulator

383 Stroker motor and THM400 trans installed.
Has the fittings in place for an NOS system.
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Re: 78 TA Drag Car

Postby KDB » Fri Sep 09, 2016 1:30 pm

bump
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Re: 78 TA Drag Car

Postby KDB » Thu Sep 15, 2016 9:36 am

Test run on the last day at Milan 12.03 seconds at 114mph. With a little tuning and some track time it will be quicker yet.
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