The 2000 models added a Getrag five-speed manual transmission as standard equipment with the four-cylinder. All new vehicles offered for sale are being offered by registered motor vehicle dealers. Again, he rest of the body is in good condition. Sort out any issues down the road. The bean counters insisted that for a car like the Trans Am to survive, the car must fit the profile of it's new customer; a softer, gentler customer. More plentiful for 1974 was the Super Duty 455. I asked the owner for pics, and he sent me polaroids in the mail!.
I never saw a 3 speed however. At the time, Pontiac's advertising and marketing approach was heavily based on performance, and racing was an important component of that strategy. As for the automatic, the TurboHydramatic 400 would also make it's last appearance in '74. Does the car have swivel front seats? Like the 1973-75 models, this generation of Grand Ams also featured standard radial tires plus an upgraded Radial Tuned Suspension with front and rear sway bars. The quarter panels had started to rust around the wheel well openings, and I had that repaired and the car painted by a professional in order to keep it from getting worse. It got hit in such a way that there was virtually no body damage above the rear bumper but the frame twisted out from under the car in front of the rear wheels! For the most part, the final year of this body style was essentially a carry over year.
In this photo the sport mirrors and wheel well moldings are visible. It looks rough, but the current caretaker has started it at least twice a year for the past 17 years they have owned it. Also, other than replacing the crank knob from time to time, these never seem to break. In contrast, the Pontiac Grand Prix and Chevrolet Monte Carlo, which were also derived from the intermediate A-body, were much better received because of their squared-off styling and formal rooflines with vertical windows. Parking lamps remained below the front bumper, but lost the chrome surrounds. Only 17,083 Grand Ams were built. My feedback has always been 100% excellent since I signed up on Ebay over 13 years ago which says alot.
This resulted in a loss of 5 horsepower 3. A total of 43,136 Grand Ams were built during the first year of production both two-door and four-door models. This car has it all. If you have pictures of your Grand Am that you would like to share, please email them to us. The LeMans Sport Coupe also had louvered rear side windows from the Grand Am in place of the standard triangular windows of the base LeMans. Grand Ams also were among the first U.
Compare to others you have seen. I also have photos of all the books and records. Archived from on July 14, 2012. Motrbob, Love to see some pics of your car. The new tail lamps stretched from the outer corners to the license plate pocket and had much finer horizontal rows.
Old power windows can be problamatic. The car had gold pin striping on the hood, roof, deck lid and lower body sides which included the wheel spats and spoilers. A total of 10,679 Grand Ams were built in 1975 and the series was dropped after this year due to declining sales and rising gas prices as a result of the. Iron gate cell with rings in the wall. Bidders with zero feedback, r new Ebay bidders, lease contact me before you bid or the bid may be removed. The engine displacement, expressed in liters, was displayed on the bootlid in an effort to accentuate the car's supposedly European character. It was based on the.
The base LeMans coupe featured a cloth-and-vinyl or all-vinyl bench seat while the more lavish LeMans Sport Coupe had all-vinyl interiors with Strato bucket seats or a notchback bench seat with folding armrest. Half way through 2002, the Twin Cam 2. I cant recall seeing manual transmissions in Grand am, Cutlass, Malibu, Regal etc. The automotive journalists en masse criticized Detroit for their actions, but at the time, this was the best that was possible. The Grand Am had two separate three-year runs in the 1970s: from 1973 to 1975, and again from 1978 to 1980.
The custom seats still had the same seat cover design, but the buyer could be a bit more creative about the color choices. I replaced my 350 2bbl with a mild 455 Pontiac engine over 25 years ago, I still love my car and only wish I was in a position buy this one to build a more fun shift it yourself version of the one I already have. Car Guy, Yes, please keep an eye out for me. Performance from 0-60 was 7. Note also that the photo doesn't necessarily need to feature our parts, nor does the car need to be finished. It is likely that half or more were Grand Ams.
Changes for 2002 also included a stationary cup holder in the center console as opposed to a removable one. The pistons took a likewise diet, dropping from 20. Engines were also detuned to meet the with the dropping to a new low of 7. The body panels and glass and lenses are 100% original as is the interior except carpet is new. Pontiac hybridized the Trans Am with the Grand Prix to create the Grand Am. The 3-speed automatic was dropped for 1996, and the 4-speed automatic featured standard traction control. T-tops were not a factory option, but either an electric, or manual crank sunroof was available, as was a 4-speed manual on the 400-4bbl 6.