1978, Gold Special Edition, Y88, Trans Am, Gold, T/A, WS6, Restored, California

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  • Condition: Used
  • Item location: Simi Valley, California, United States
  • Make: Pontiac
  • Model: Trans Am
  • SubModel: Gold Special Edition Y88
  • Type: Fastback
  • Trim: Full Special Edition Graphics Package
  • Year: 1978
  • Mileage: 69,125
  • VIN: 2W87K8L146759
  • Color: Solar Gold
  • Engine size: 403ci Olds
  • Number of cylinders: 8
  • Power options: Air Conditioning, Power Locks, Power Windows
  • Fuel: Gasoline
  • Transmission: Automatic
  • Drive type: Turbo 350 Automatic
  • Interior color: Camel Tan
  • Vehicle Title: Clear

Pontiac Trans Am 1978 Description

1978 Gold Special Edition (Y88) Trans Am
Totally restored Solar Gold T/A with Camel Tan Deluxe Vinyl Interior. The car is an original WS6 equipped California car.
The car has been rebuilt from the subframe up and features:
  • Heidts A-arms for improved handling
  • Features four-wheel stainless steel disc brakes - that work fantastic
  • Original WS6 equipped car with Stainless Steel 4-Wheel Disc Brakes
  • California built car that features a 403ci engine that was totally rebuilt
  • Engine features include: Olds Performance stud girdle that strengthens the block
  • Edelbrock Performer Plus camshaft and valve train was installed for increased performance and features a 0.448-inch intake lift with 280 degrees duration and a 472-inch exhaust lift with 295 degrees duration
  • Engine has a slight performance idle and provides improved performance overall
  • Visually the engine looks completely original and it passes California smog laws
  • Engine is backed by a B&M rebuilt Turbo 350 transmission
  • Rearend features 3.43 gears and Positraction
  • Exterior of the T/A is original down to the bird on the hood and the other special edition graphics
  • New BF Goodrich Tires
  • Interior has also been restored to original with the exception of the improved stereo radio
  • Trunk is also original, ight down to the space-saver spare tire and original GM T-top bags

In 1978 the Gold Special Editon cars were only built from January to April so a total of 8,648 were produced. According to informed sources only 880 were produced with the 403ci engine. Today, ess than 5% of the Gold Special Edition T/As remain. The car has 150 miles since restoration and full documentation included with the car
If you have or are starting a T/A collection or just want one of the most beautiful and rarest Trans Ams ever built, his is the car for you.

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