Cleanoh4s Joe Dirt Redneck 80s Shitbox

Cleanoh4

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Since the new house came with a 20x20 garage and a 70'+ driveway I wanted a project to mess with and didn't want to spend a ton, considering I have two other cars and the truck.

I present to you my new to me 1988 Pontiac Trans Am

It's got the 305 in it for now and a recent rebuild on the trans before it sat and is/was in semi rough shape but mostly just in the cosmetics as the entire interior is not installed, but with the car minus the carpet. The body is exceptionally straight and minimal rust for a 32yr old car that spent it's life in the northeast and the last three years not running in a field and then a driveway.

Got it from a guy at work with a ton of spare parts. Other than a battery, new fuel pump, starter, fp regulator and a set of injectors along with a basic tune up it's running again. New tires this week then the rust repair starts. I also removed a bunch of mid 90s audio.

Thanks to the rona, I'm home and have the time to mess with it so progress is quick so far.
But with a new baby in July, and a likely return to work when NJ isn't dying of the aids anymore that may change.

But here's the pictures!


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Yeah it was pretty nasty and the three year old gas in the tank smelled great too!
 

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Currently awaiting the mullet pics and Molly Hatchet music recommendations. Looks like a solid start!


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Currently awaiting the mullet pics and Molly Hatchet music recommendations. Looks like a solid start!


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With barbershops closed, the mullet is becoming reality

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I enjoy this. Meet up with the K10 and we can drag Bryan's Camino out of his shop and have an 80s mullet gang
whats funny is my dad bought a el camino the same body style.

that being said, i have actually been working on my OBS the frame is 19" shorter now. gotta lay out the rear suspension, and i gotta get a frame mounted fuel pumpso my fuel cell setup will work.
 
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Shoot me the details

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they are iron heads, but they are world product sportsmans 2 heads, stainless valves, 2.02 intake, 1.94 exhaust. It has some valve springs in it for a flat tappet cam, but i'm assuming your putting a roller in. i would like to get around 500 for them. They have minimal time since a complete rebuild with new guides and valve seats etc.
 

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Not much here, I have all the parts and the motor stripped. Have been cleaning everything really well in the parts washer and painting it. Was officially termd from my job due to rona, so the next day I went and started working at a shop full time which has killed the time I had to work on this.
But got a clean set of l98 heads the cam is ready to roll, just need time to slap it together and toss it in.


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New job and the new motor is in with a bunch of goodies in already and on their way

Comp Cams 194/206 Duration .050, .470/.464 Lift, 116 Lobe Separation
Hardened push rods
Roller rockers
BBK aluminum under drive pulley kit
Bosch 3 injectors
Professional Products performance throttle body
MSD 8366 billet distributor
MSD coil and wire set
South bay adjustable fuel pressure regulator
Summit Shorty's
Doug's Y pipe with cat delete
Egr and air pump delete
High performance water pump
And I'm working on getting the custom tune done then it's on to paint and interior

I don't have a ton of pictures yet as I just put it in the car but it's coming together


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Power estimates?

And can i get a "Hell yeah brother!?" lol. Honestly I love the idea of a shit box with a good motor in it.