How many 1979 10th anniversary Trans Ams were made?

7,500 10th anniversary Trans Ams
The special 10th anniversary edition Firebird Trans Am served as the official pace car for the 1979 Daytona 500, the first NASCAR race televised in its entirety. 7,500 10th anniversary Trans Ams were made and each came with a decal set to commemorate the race.

What year is the 10th anniversary Trans Am?

In 1979, Pontiac Released the 10th Anniversary Pontiac Trans Am to commemorate the 10th Anniversary of the first Trans Am that rolled off the line in 1969. This was a limited production run of only 7500 Trans Ams.

How much is a 10th anniversary Trans Am worth?

Pontiac Trans Am 10th Anniversary Edition sells for record-setting $187,000 at Barrett-Jackson Scottsdale auction. The 1979 Pontiac Trans Am 10th Anniversary Edition crosses the block.

How do I identify an old 403?

The 403 V8 is easily identified by the oil fill spout growing out of the front of the engine. Easy way to ID a 403: The Block casting number is found behind the timing cover between the oil fill tube and the oil sending unit. All 403’s have 1/2″ Head bolt holes.

How do I identify an old 455?

The numbers cast on the lower left corner of the engine block — or on the cylinder head — indicate the year the engine was manufactured. The casting numbers for a 455 include 395021F, 396021Fa and 231788L.

Is the Olds 403 a good motor?

Overall, the Olds 403 is a good motor. It’s reliable when maintained, and has a surprising amount of torque for a stock smog small block.

Is there a 1979 Pontiac Trans Am 10th anniversary?

1979 Pontiac Trans AM WS-6 T-Top 10th Year Anniversary. It is a preserved matching numbers Trans AM. This vehicle comes with the original build sheet as well. The under carriage is rust free.. This vehicle is only 1 of 5,683 produced with the 403 Motor and Automatic Transmission.

How big was the Trans Am in the 1970s?

Through the 1970s, the 6.6-liter Pontiac Trans Am had been the lone heavyweight, dishing out big-displacement knockouts as all other contenders retired. But Pontiac’s 400 would not be making the hyperspace jump into the 1980s.

What’s the value of a Pontiac Trans Am?

Tenth Anniversary Trans Ams with he W72 400 engine used to sell for $40,000 to $50,000. This one may be a good deal, if it checks out. Did you enjoy this find?

How much is a 1979 Pontiac Firebird worth?

**Figure based on a stock 1979 Pontiac Firebird valued at $8,400 with OH rates with $100/300K liability/UM/UIM limits. Actual costs vary depending on the coverage selected, vehicle condition, state and other factors.