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Just Bought A Trans Am!

Post by KnightRider2000 » Mon Aug 08, 2005 5:57 pm

Well it finally happened after 3 years of Knight Rider! A 1984 Trans Am, 305 HO, 75,000 miles, T-Tops, Cowl Induction, WS6/L69 package, 1 owner! Check it out!

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Post by Fantine » Mon Aug 08, 2005 6:21 pm

Oooh, purty, purty, car!!

Congrats!!! :)

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Post by TurbomanKnight » Mon Aug 08, 2005 6:25 pm

Sweet car man!!!!! 8) Did you buy this car on eBay? I swore I saw this car there. :? Did you buy it yourself?
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Post by KnightRider2000 » Mon Aug 08, 2005 8:55 pm

It was on Ebay, but now I bought it from him. I have a question. Is the WS6 L69 5.0 liter 305 H.O. engine with 190hp and 240 ft lbs, pretty good, by Trans Am standards?


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Post by FuzzieDice » Mon Aug 08, 2005 9:11 pm

Man, that is one BEEEAUTIFUL CAR!! :shock: And the interior looks imaculate! Looks like you'll just need PMD seats to match. ;)

Nice find! :)

Is that the Recaro version? (I don't know much about it but it looks almost like one to me...?)

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Post by KnightRider2000 » Mon Aug 08, 2005 9:34 pm

Nope, not Recaro. The option wasn't available at the time, but everything else is the FULLY loaded including that 305 HO WS6 L69 engine.


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Post by Army_F_Body » Mon Aug 08, 2005 10:04 pm

My 92 has more hp with it's V6, but you got me on torque.

The early 3rd gens were not known for power.

Nice find, however. If you don't mind me asking, how much?

Edit: I believe the Recaro option was available till 85. The PMD option was not I believe. Could be wrong. I recall reading that overstock N89 Turbo Cast wheels made there way onto some 84s even though they officially (or was not intended) did not come with them so the same could be true with the seats. However, my father bought an 82 S/E Firebird that had them and he said they were very popular at the time and were a major selling point of the car.

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Post by Lost Knight » Mon Aug 08, 2005 10:47 pm

Beautiful car and great condition, too. It also has very good mileage for a car that old.

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Post by rockykabir » Mon Aug 08, 2005 10:52 pm

Ohh man! excellent find mate :D

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Post by TheKnightFox » Mon Aug 08, 2005 10:55 pm

yes, a good find indeed!

i dont know how good a transAm would be in AK, but if i was anywhere else and had a lot of money saved up, a TransAm would be the first thing i looked for.

thats the only downside of living in alaska....transam's aren't very useful. and thats a pretyt big disappointment. oh well....
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Post by LadyV2000 » Tue Aug 09, 2005 11:27 am

Wow that's an awesome car! Also for being an 11 year old vehicle it's in incredible shape! Looks like you got yourself a great find. Congrats! :D
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Post by FuzzieDice » Tue Aug 09, 2005 3:21 pm

Try 21 yr. old vehicle. (It's an 84, the 94 models were more rounded ;) ) And yes, VERY good shape for a classic! :)

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Post by 86chvs10 » Tue Aug 09, 2005 5:08 pm

Yeah very awesome car. Very nice. Yeah your engine doesn't have all that much power as the later one's but they still look like they have a lot of power. Nearly 200 HP is not bad. Is it a carburater or a Thottle body injection system?

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Post by KnightRider2000 » Tue Aug 09, 2005 5:32 pm

86chvs10 wrote:Is it a carburater or a Thottle body injection system?


4 B Carb. Crossfire wasn't available in 1984 for F-Bodies. Crossfire gives it 10 more horses than regular. but 240 lb ft of torque, now that's nice!!!


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Post by LadyV2000 » Tue Aug 09, 2005 9:07 pm

FuzzieDice wrote:Try 21 yr. old vehicle. (It's an 84, the 94 models were more rounded ;) ) And yes, VERY good shape for a classic! :)


OMG! I'm so embarrassed! :oops: :oops: :oops: I think that's what I meant. I'm so dumb when it comes to math. Actually I just don't think I was thinking period. Boy I sound stupid.
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Post by FuzzieDice » Tue Aug 09, 2005 9:18 pm

Don't feel bad, we all make mistakes. :) They DID make Trans Ams up until I think 2002 was the last year? (Someone with some Trans Am history knowledge want to correct me on that, please?)

And it being over 20 years old, and technically a classic in that good shape, I'd say he got a good deal. I wish I could find one that nice in that year. Though I would need to win the lottery to buy it. :lol:

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Post by Lost Knight » Tue Aug 09, 2005 11:18 pm

LadyV2000 wrote:OMG! I'm so embarrassed! :oops: :oops: :oops: I think that's what I meant. I'm so dumb when it comes to math. Actually I just don't think I was thinking period. Boy I sound stupid.


Don't feel bad, LadyV. I bet I'm worse at math than you are! And I need it to graduate this week! :cry:

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Post by cloudkitt » Tue Aug 09, 2005 11:20 pm

That car is in amzingly good shape. I've never seen a non-KITT trans am who's interior didn't look like crap. Nice find!!
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Post by Lost Knight » Wed Aug 10, 2005 2:04 am

The problem is that if I ever found a Trans Am in that condition, I'd have a real hard time converting it to K.I.T.T.

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Post by TurbomanKnight » Wed Aug 10, 2005 2:28 am

Lost Knight wrote:The problem is that if I ever found a Trans Am in that condition, I'd have a real hard time converting it to K.I.T.T.


Don't worry mate. I'll help ya out. I can convince you to give me the car. :wink:
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Post by cloudkitt » Thu Aug 11, 2005 12:31 am

Hahahahahahahahahah
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Post by FuzzieDice » Thu Aug 11, 2005 2:11 am

Leave it to TurbomanKnight to come up with a good one. :lol:

I agree with Lost Knight though. That car looks so sweet I'd hate to mess with it.

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Post by TurbomanKnight » Thu Aug 11, 2005 4:08 pm

The only car I would not even touch to convert, is a GTA. Really, they are the best looking Trans Ams! 8)
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Post by TurbomanKnight » Fri Aug 12, 2005 1:54 am

Did you really buy the car or your just bluffing? Look here
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Post by knightrider2004 » Fri Aug 12, 2005 8:07 pm

wow all the trans ams around here r rusted up, have no t tops, r wrong years, and have the wrong color interior and transmission. some people get all the luck when they look for their cars.
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