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Project Trans Am for May 2013

May was not so productive, between family plans and work, not much got done. Never the less I did get a few things done. Interior and Wiring The remaining interior trim is now installed, including the t-top trim, pillar trip and such. I also installed the center console while I replaced the center console gauges […]

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Project Trans Am for April 2013 – Interior and Wiring

April was a very productive month! Thanks Bryan for coming down to help me install most of the interior!!! Dashboard Covered and Installed! In March I started working on the dashboard, my original plan was to cover it with a dash cap made by AccuForm. I got the dash cap last year, at the time […]

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Project Trans Am for February 2013 – Intermediate Shaft, Floor Shifter and Dashboard

February was one very busy month, the amount of time I got in the garage shows. Sorry only one picture this month. Intermediate Shaft Painted On the second week of February we had one of those 49 degree winter days, so I used the opportunity to paint the intermediate shaft. It came out excellent. I […]

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Project Trans Am – Month 30, Interior and Wiring

The project progress has slowed in the second half of October, but I’ve still made a lot of progress with the interior and wiring. New Windshield I had the new windshield installed and man it looks good! Guardian Auto Glass of Columbus did a great job! Interior The first weekend I had the windshield out, […]

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Project Trans Am – Month 29, Brakes and AC Delete

This was a big month for the Trans Am! Brakes They’re done, but not without a fight! At the last minute I deviated away from my original plan of running Metallic brake pads all around after reading in the service manual as well as on the popular Firebird, Trans Am and Camaro forums that the […]

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Project Trans Am – Month 28, Rear Axle and Oil Pump

Another slow month with the Trans Am. Two of the 4 weekends I was out of town, for only 2 weekends I got a lot done. Here’s an outline of everything that has been happening this past August, 2012. Rear Axle and Stabilizer Bar Pretty much the whole month focused around the rear axle. I […]

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Project Trans Am – Month 27, Brakes, Firewall and Rear Axle

Another busy month with the Trans Am, progress is slow but steady. Below is an outline of everything that has been happening since in June, 2012. Firewall I got a little further with the firewall, installing the cowl vents and the wiper motor. I’m not as pleased with the paint I picked for the wiper […]

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Project Trans Am – Month 26, Bogged down by brakes

Another month has come and gone, and progress on the Trans Am has come to a crawl. Below is an outline of everything that has been happening since in May, 2012. Brakes – Part 2 of 3 Putting the brakes back together has become a bigger challenge than I first thought. As of this blog […]

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Project Trans Am – Month 25

Another month has come and gone, and progress on the Trans Am is slow but steady! This post is an outline of everything that has been happening since in April, 2012. Drivers Door Done! This was a three part project. As described in last months update, I had to rebuild the hinges as well as […]

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Project Trans Am – 24 Months Later

I’m now 2 years into my 1981 Pontiac Trans Am project and things are just now starting to come together! This post is a good outline of everything that has been happening since February, 2012. Front Suspension Together Again The front suspension is back together!  I have to thank my my friend Joel for helping […]