Pontiac Grand Am

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1979 Grand Am W/ Factory Hurst 4-Speed
1979 Grand Am W/Factory 4-Speed

1979 Grand Am W/ Factory Hurst 4-Speed

Filed in Pontiac Grand Am by on April 25, 2017 • views: 645

We told you about the 1979 Pontiac Grand Prix with the factory 4-speed. Well, the Grand Prix wasn’t the only G-body to get the 4-speed manual in 1979. The 1979 Grand Am shown here found itself up for auction on ebay in the summer of 2016. At the time, it was owned by someone in […]

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Recent Articles #2

The Forgotten Pontiac G-Bodies
The Forgotten Pontiac G-Bodies

The Forgotten Pontiac G-Bodies

Filed in Pontiac Grand Am, Pontiac Lemans by on November 22, 2016 • views: 949

(1978 Pontiac LeMans) The 1978-1980 Pontiac Grand Am, and 1978-1981 Pontiac LeMans are GM’s forgotten G-Bodies. While the Chevy Malibu was popular with hotrodders, these GM’s seem to have been overlooked and forgotten over the years. The 1978-1980 Pontiac Grand Am, and 1978-1981 Pontiac LeMans share the same G-platform as the: 1978-1987 Pontiac Grand Prix […]

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1978 Pontiac Grand Am CA
1978 Pontiac Grand Am CA

1978 Pontiac Grand Am CA

Filed in Pontiac Concepts, Pontiac Grand Am by on November 22, 2016 • views: 1112

By the end of the 1970’s, new car dealerships had little to offer in the way of performance cars. The Corvette had dropped the 454 cid motor for the 350 cid, and by 1977, GM forced Pontiac to stop producing the 455 cid. Pontiac bounced right back in 1977 with a new high-performance package for […]

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1978 Pontiac Grand Am
1978 Pontiac Grand Am

1978 Pontiac Grand Am

Filed in Pontiac Grand Am by on October 26, 2016 • views: 2201

  The 1978-1980 Pontiac Grand Am is one of the Pontiac’s forgotten G-bodies. This nice example features a Pontiac 400 cid out of a 1978 Trans Am, and a 200R4 automatic transmission with a 2500 stall converter. The power goes to the rear tires through a 8.5-inch Buick Grand National axle featuring a posi and […]

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2003 Pontiac IMSA Fiero views: 51

The Pontiac Fiero has never really received much respect. Yes, it has it’s fans. Pretty much every vehicle out there has a fan base. But it’s really an underdog compared to the Pontiac Firebird. Even though it was designed as a sporty 2-seater, it only produced 140 horsepower. People have tried to build the Fiero […]

Pontiac’s Contribution to Word War II views: 107

In 1940, President Franklin D. Roosevelt asked GM’s chief William S. Knudsen to head the new National Defense Advisory Commission. His job was to lead the mobilization of the American industry to build the nation’s defense arsenal. Meanwhile back in Detroit the new GM president C.E. Wilson began shepherding the corporation into its “guns and […]

1970 Laguna Blue Pontiac GTO views: 391

Here’s another classic GTO with modern muscle. This 1970 GTO sports a 450 horsepower LS1 GM v8 mated to a 4L60E overdrive transmission. The transmission is shifted to a Lokar shifter, and the power is sent to a the rear tires through 3.73 gear and a posi-trac differential. A dual exhaust with long tube headers and […]

1997 Pontiac Grand Prix RAM AIR GTX views: 1019

The 1997 Pontiac Grand Prix Ram Air GTX tuned by SLP may go down as one of the few collectible cars from the 1990’s. So, what’s rare about a 1997 Grand Prix? How many supercharged, 300 horsepower, 3.8 liter V6’s do you remember seeing on the street? How many factory-endorsed SLP tuned cars PERIOD do you remember? A […]