Texas Trans Am Service & Restoration

Jeff's Black 1979 Trans Am Resurrection
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Once the sub frame was installed, the body was color sanded and 2 of the 3-stage buffing process were completed. At this point the paint looked like glass.

    

The low mileage 403 Olds engine was re-sealed and repainted GM corporate blue and a new set of chrome valve covers installed. Then the engine and transmission were mated together, and then nested between the bare front frame rails. With the weight of the engine in place the front suspension could be completed. The front springs require the weight of the engine to compress enough to button up the lower control arms.

    

Once the sub frame was installed, the body was color sanded and 2 of the 3-stage buffing process were completed. At this point the paint looked like glass.

 

The alloy wheels were refinished, having any curb scrapes filled, bead blasted, painted and CNC machined then clear coated.  New 255 60R15 Radial T/A tires were mounted and balanced.  The radiator was repaired and David sandblasted and refinished the radiator support.  The radiator and support were installed with new body bushings. 

    

    

The rest of the interior was stripped out, including the dashboard, wiring harnesses and heater core.  New Auto Custom Carpet was installed, and then a new heater core.


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"Restoring Old Dreams"

Owner and Operator, Mr. David Mars
Serving the community since 1991
Email: david@texastransams.com
4588A Kennedale - New Hope Rd.
Fort Worth, TX  76140
Phone:
817-563-2121

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