1977 Special Edition 4 speed
Remember Smokey and the Bandit, well as you probably know the car drove by the Bandit was called Blocker, well inspired on this Trans Am Specialties of Florida decided to launch a new series of TA's called "Blockers" This Trans Am will be better than a stock one, with improved performance w/out loosing the classic look.
This car will be built for Ken from New Jersey, This car will be frame off restored, 400 engine modified to 380 hp and still look stock, the 4 speed tranny rebuilt with high performance clutch, all new body work paint, decals, all new interior, refinished original rims , upgraded 4 disc brakes, and HID lights with stock look. Scroll down to follow the restoration!
PHS docs, as you can see this is one of the most desirable 77's it came with the Y82 package (special edition) M21 4 speed tranny ans W72 performance engine, is one of only 2,699 Special Editions with stick shift out of aprox 70,000 TA's that were produced in 1977.
Car finally arrived to our facility to start restoration
there is a broken corner on the transmission case, will have to replace the case when rebuilding the tranny
model of blocker decal
doors being worked
body separated from chassis
front end will be media blasted
other door progress
stripped to bare metal
metal repair on roof, progress fast!
first blocking 220 grit
front already assembled
ken car last prime, done
car painted and back to our shop to start assembly, storm over FL whole week delayed everything...
engine almost done, lots of horse power will be packed in this 400 pontiac!
ready for assembly
new parts , brake booster zinc plated, master cyl, restored evaporator box, new evaporator, restored windshield wiper motor, engine mounts, and more
new lines, new gas tank, new straps, next is tranny
new door panels
hood decals and stripes done
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