1981 Pontiac Firebird Trans Am
4.9 L V8 4BL Turbo Automatic
$52,000

Stock #306-ORD

Engine: 4.9 L V8 4BL Turbo
Transmission: Automatic
Mileage: 3419 ( actual )
Body Style: 2 Door Coupe
Exterior Color: White
Interior Color: Red

OPTIONS

  • Air Conditioning
  • Aluminum Wheels
  • AM/FM Radio
  • Cassette
  • Cruise Control
  • Power Brakes
  • Power Locks
  • Power Seats
  • Power Steering
  • Power Windows
  • Tilt Wheel
  • T-Tops
  • Vinyl Interior

For sale in our Orlando showroom is a 1981 Pontiac Turbo Trans Am. With ever tightening emissions restrictions in the late 70's and early 80's GM engineers were utilizing all kinds of exotic methods to still keep the fun in their muscle cars while still being environmentally conscious and that's where the 4.9 Turbo comes in. The 301 Turbo was unique in that it had a stronger block with thicker cylinder walls than the '77-'81 301 naturally aspirated unit, it also had newly developed internal components, such as for example lower compression pistons, (lower compression due to the forced induction pressure of the turbo system) a relatively mild camshaft, a high pressure oil pump to ensure adequate oil to the oil-cooled Garrett TBO-305 Turbocharger, a rolled fillet crankshaft with 2 instead of 5 counterbalances, a fully baffled oil pan, and a high pressure fuel pump, a unique single plane intake, side and turbo-specific exhaust manifolds, and an Electronic Spark Controller(ESC) using a knock sensor to retard timing when detonation is detected. The M4ME (E4ME for 1981) 800 cfm Rochester Quadrajet, unique to the 301 Turbo, had super rich "DX" secondary metering rods and a remote vacuum source for the primary metering rod enrichment circuit; the "PEVR" or Power Enrichment Valve Regulator. Boost was waste gate had a standard factory limited to 9 psi (+/- 1 psi), although factory default settings ranged from 7 on low, to 10 psi on high, and could be adjusted to much higher psi. This 1981 Turbo T/A is all original with only 3400 miles on it since purchased. This is a true museum piece ready to be cherished and loved.You will not find another in this condition. Located in our Orlando Showroom this 1981 Turbo T/A can be seen including HD pictures and videos at www.GatewayClassicCars.com. For additional information please call 407-771-2000 or Orlando@gatewayclassiccars.com


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If marked as such, the Owner states, this vehicles as numbers matching and/or original mileage. It has not been verified by Gateway Classic Cars. As such Gateway Classic Cars is not guaranteeing the authenticity of this claim. Buyer is encouraged to verify this information on their own, prior to purchase.

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This vehicle is being sold AS-IS, WHERE-IS, with no warranty, expressed, written or implied. Gateway Classic Cars and its affiliates shall not be responsible for the correct description, authenticity, genuineness, or defects herein, nor is responsible for any omissions or errors in advertising and therefore makes no warranty in connection therewith. No allowance or set aside will be made on account of any incorrectness, imperfection, defect or damage. Any descriptions or representations are for identification purposes only and are not to be construed as a warranty of any type. It is the responsibility of the buyer to have thoroughly inspected the vehicle, to their satisfaction to the condition and value, prior to purchase. Gateway Classic Cars and its affiliates shall and will make every reasonable effort to disclose any known defects associated with this vehicle at the buyer's request prior to the close of sale. Gateway Classic Cars and its affiliates assumes no responsibility for any repairs regardless of any oral statements about the vehicle, post sale.


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