Pontiac Grand Am

Recent Articles #1

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: 908

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: 1194

(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: 1366

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: 2823

  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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John Clegg’s 1,200 HP Pontiac LeMans views: 5

This Texas based 1964 Le Mans is one of the meanest pieces we have seen in some time and it punches all the right buttons for us, that is for sure. Bought by the owner about 40 years ago and left to sit outside for decades in the Texas weather, the rough and tumble exterior […]

The Silver Dollar Pontiac views: 34

Nudie Cohn, the famed “Rodeo Tailor to the Stars,” first gained prominence in the early 1950s as the personal tailor for Roy Rogers and Dale Evans, making national headlines with the $10,000 gold lamé suit he created for Elvis Presley in 1957. From the 1950s to the 1980s, requests for Nudie’s work piled up from […]

1971-1972 Hurst SSJ Grand Prix views: 35

The Hurst Performance Research Corporation gained notoriety in the mid-’60s producing factory-installed and aftermarket manual and automatic transmission shifter components. But in the late-’60s, Hurst’s popularity soared due in part to its partnership with Oldsmobile and the modifications made to models like the 4-4-2 that resulted in the Hurst Olds and other musclecars. It wasn’t […]

Richard Petty NASCAR Grand Prix 2+2 views: 27

You probably already read our article about the 1986 Pontiac Grand Prix 2+2. This NASCAR-spec 1986 Pontiac Grand Prix 2+2 Aerocoupe was professionally set up for show and competition by Mike Mulchany Motorsports. Built on an original Banjo Mathews rear steer chassis (serial number 1181), it uses a professionally built 358 CI Chevrolet small block […]