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Billz428 1980 TA

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Billz428 1980 TA

Year: 1980
Make: Trans Am
Model: Pace Car Indy 500

Short Block 428 engine
428 bored 30 over= 434
2 bolt main ARP studs
Crank polished and deburred
Tomahawk wind age Tray
60 lbs pump blueprinted with coated gears- 9/16 relief ball-.100 shimmed spring
Chromoly pump shaft
Comp Cams double row chain
Tomahawk I-beam Rods
Tomahawk Forged Pistons and rings, pins
PowerForce Damper
421 style cooling holes added to deck-matches holes in Edelbrock heads
Lifter valley& Block de-burred
Balanced rotating assblemy
ARP bolts as needed
Cooling system-4core heavy duty Radiator,Aluminum hi-flo water pump,18in stainless steel flex fan.

Valve Train

1. Crane Cam-283951- @.050 in-228 lift- .490 / ex- 236 lift .510
2. Harland Sharp Roller Rocker 1.65
3. Rhoades Lifters
4. Push rods 9.130 .080 one piece


1. Edelbrock-72 cc . no porting
2. Rpm Intake – water cross-over cut, exhaust passage removed, all polished!
3. .050 Cometic head gasket
4. ARP bolt kit
5. Pushrods slots elongated


1.Performance Dist HEI distbutor
2. Wire Accel 300 series


1. Doug’s 1 7/8 4tube headers-3.5 reducer-3in X-pipe-3 to 2 ½ reducer- Hooker Aerochamber muyffs-21/2 Flowmaster tail pipes....Stainless Pypes Hockeystik tips.

Drive Train

1. 200r4 Bowtie Level 3
2. 2600 “Extreme” 10in Lock-up converter,deep trans pan
3 3.73 rear gears
4. Eaton posi 30- slpine 19559-010
5. Moser 30 spline c-clip axle
6. LPW Ultimate Rear End Support Cover
7. 255-50-17 tires 27 in tall.
8. 3850 lbs weight with me in it!
9.Hooker 4 point bolt-in roll bar & Nunzi subframe connectors,bought new in 1989 .

Fuel System

1. RobbMc 550 hi-flo pump
2.RobbMc 1/2 pick-up- 8a/n fueline to pump 6 a/n to carb
3. Q-Jet 800 carburetor by Cliff Ruggles

Brakes Front
11in, disc
600lbs Hotchkis springs 1908f
Edelbrock shocks & tie-rod sleeves
Moog tie-rods,center link,idler arm
1.250 WS6 sway bar,poly bushings
17x7 4.5 BS
215-50-17 Federal 595
Brakes Rear
WS6 10in disc
Pro-Touring GT springs , Edelbrock shocks
3/4 rear sway bar poly bushings
17x9 5.0 BS
255-50-17 Federal 595
Seats: Corbeau CR1 black/grey microsuede,wide
Carpet: grey/silver
Dash: cracked!
Gauges: Working red lights
B&M Megashifter
Stereo System:
Pioneer Elite P470 HU
Pioneer 7600 EQ
PowerBass 5ch amp-75x4 250x1
Stinger wires and interconnects
PyleDriver 6 faradcap
Polk MOMO 12 in sub,6x9 rear deck,5 1/4 front kick pods,
Dynamat 2 layers, firewall,floor pans,rear deck
160 amp alternator.

Coming soon!

Pro-touring F-body rear leaf spring kit
70-81 GT kit 2CS-422
Rear End Rebuild- DONE!!!
Moser 30 spline axels,Eaton 30-spline unit,3.73 gears
Rims& Tires
17x7,4in bs & 17x9 5in bs TT II " Replica/Copy" rims
215/50-17 & 255/50-17 Federal Tires 595
Rear DeckII.jpg

100_0767.jpg Rear DeckII.jpg 1st 428 marks!.jpg 100_0796.jpg New 17" Rims Modifyed Air cleaner.jpg
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Member: billz428
Created: 01-11-06
Last Modified: 06-17-13
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598TransAm Looks good..Like the idea of the sub in the middle..Nice motor 04-04-08
Zippy Nice stereo install Where did you get the kickpanel's? or are they custom built? 01-27-07
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