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1978 Trans Am. Very Good Condition on 2040cars

US $14,500.00
Year:1978 Mileage:76873 Color: Red / Black
Location:

Hope, North Dakota, United States

Hope, North Dakota, United States
Transmission:Automatic
Body Type:Coupe
Vehicle Title:Clear
Engine:Pontiac 400
Fuel Type:Gasoline
For Sale By:Private Seller
VIN: 2W87Z8N146804 Year: 1978
Number of Cylinders: 8
Make: Pontiac
Model: Trans Am
Trim: Vinyl black
Power Options: Air Conditioning, Power Windows
Drive Type: Automatic
Mileage: 76,873
Exterior Color: Red
Disability Equipped: No
Interior Color: Black
Warranty: Vehicle does NOT have an existing warranty
Condition: UsedA vehicle is considered used if it has been registered and issued a title. Used vehicles have had at least one previous owner. The condition of the exterior, interior and engine can vary depending on the vehicle's history. See the seller's listing for full details and description of any imperfections.Seller Notes:"A used vehicle with little wear and tear. Everything but stereo is original."

1978 TRANS AM with less than 77000 miles

This car appears to have no rust issues including floors, trunk, frame, and body panels. The paint is faded but good, however it appears both doors have been repainted so they do not match exactly. I donít know why this was done but it is noticeable on a bright day from a distance. This makes the car still very attention getting for the average eye but to be show quality it would have to be repainted. The hood emblem is faded but still al there. The nice thing is one can still drive this car routinely and look great and not have to worry about sun fading or other minor issues as compared to a show quality paint job.

The car runs and drives excellent. The only issues with the gauges are the clock no longer works and the gas gauge sticks. The rims look great and the tires are almost new. The interior is very nice and original. The headliner is hanging loose and could be glued or replaced. The passenger inside door handle needs to be reconnected to the door. The fan on the AC/Heater only works when it wants to, probably just the switch. The original radio has been replaced by a high quality CD Player. The dash has no cracks and the seats and rugs are in great condition. The T-Tops remove and reinstall easy and do not leak. The electric windows work good. Overall this a very nice car that would be great to have fun in and still be easy to make into top show quality.



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It's important to note that should this problem arise in these cars, the steering won't fail completely, however, power steering could suddenly stop functioning. Manual steering would still be possible, but as GM says, there's an increased risk of accidents, particularly at lower speeds.
Like the ignition switch recall, this latest problem covers a wide range of vehicles from Chevrolet, Saturn and Pontiac. Normally, we'd give you the full rundown in paragraph form, but the variety of models and model years means a list is just easier. So, have a look, directly from GM's press release:

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