1978 Pontiac Firebird Clean Fast original 4 Speed Option Documentation
Ronnie Craig 319-366-7600 250 Classic Car Court SW Cedar Rapids Iowa 52404 • 1978 Pontiac Firebird Vehicle Information VIN: 2W87Z8L128019 Stock: P1072 Mileage: 70. 56 Color: Apollo White Trans: 4 Speed Manual Engine: 6. 6 Liter V8 MPG: Drivetrain: Video Play Video Description 1978 Pontiac Trans Am FireAm The Pontiac Fire-Am's and Chevrolet Cheverra's of Herb Adams' VSE (Very Special Equipment) were pioneer tuner cars that deserve recognition for having paved the way for a very specialized automotive segment that followed. They were purpose built machines born out of the developmental project for Pontiac's WS6 suspension program to which Adams was chief engineer. As a Pontiac special projects engineer. Herb was instrumental in the development of the Trans Am and SD-455 engine packages. among others. He also raced a host of highly competitive Firebirds and Camaros in SCCA events. Herbs race cars were built by himself and engineers Tom Nell and Jeff Young in their spare time sans factory backing. After leaving Pontiac in 1973. Herb continued on his own. creating F-body chassis upgrades to forward his own racing efforts. Herb built a '76 Fire-Am prototype employing his special chassis components and presented it to Pontiac's John Schinella and Bill Collins. They approved of the car. and since Pontiac was interested in IROC at the time. he was contracted in late 1976 to build eight Fire-Ams to replace the Camaros in the series. The Fire-Ams performance was simply outstanding. but unfortunately. Pontiac racing in a showroom-stock-style venue with celebrity drivers at the wheel didn't come to fruition. Herb sent some of the eight cars to automotive magazines for testing. The resulting coverage was very positive. In order to not waste the effort. Herb pursued the idea of building F body tuner cars for street and road racing. Herb states. Though Pontiac's proposed race program didn't fly. we still knew that we had a good car that performed better than anything the division was building. We asked Cars and Concepts' Dick Chrysler and Dave Draper to build a turnkey package to be sold through Pontiac dealers. The endeavor increased the price by $1. 00-$2. 00 over the premium already paid for the vehicle. As a result. very few Fire-Ams (or Cheverras. the Camaro version) were actually built at Cars and Concepts. >. Features Rare aftermarket performance up grades by renown Pontiac engineer Herb Adams The FireAm upgrades include larger brakes. suspension upgrades. and bracing along with a Moroso High Volume Oiling System for racing Detailed 400 V8 with 4V Three Spoke Steering Wheel Original 4 Speed Transmission Effortless Power Steering Performance Tuned Dual Exhaust Functional Shaker Hood Finished in Freshly Buffed and Waxed Mirror Gloss Cameo White Code 11 Correct Camel Tan Vinyl Interior Trim Package Code 62 8000 RPM Tach Mounted in the dash Quad Headlamps Aftermarket AMFM Cassette in the dash Fiberglass Rear Deck Spoiler 15 Inch Factory Wheels with 215/70R15 Firestone Firehawk Radials Clean and Solid Trunk with Spare. Carpet. Jack and Weatherstripping Options and Standard Features Basic Information VIN Number: 2W87Z8L128019 Stock Number: P1072 Model Year: 1978 Make: Pontiac Model: Firebird Body Type: Coupe Exterior Color: Apollo White Engine Engine Description: 6. 6 Liter V8 DriveTrain Transmission: 4 Speed Manual Testimonials Customer TestimonialsDear Classic Enterprises In November we received an excellent original 1976 Eldorado convertible from CE in The Netherlands . It had the rare color commodore blue and was as nice as described on the website. The owner is very pleased with it. Hope to do business with CE again! Koen OngkiehongDear Classic Enterprises. /p>Just bought an SS100 Jag replica from Ronnie Craig - cannot wait to get it delivered to Calgary. just trying to sort transportation. So far experience with Classic Enterprises - has been superb. (Then received a few days later)Well Ronnie & team - the ss100 Jag arrived today via TFX Transportation - she's even better than your photos and video depicted. Thank you guys for your amazing care. assistance and service. A first class company whom I would VERY HIGHLY recommend to everyone looking for a classic vehicle - your service is second to none. I cannot thank you guys enough!Geoff FrostDear Curt. /p>Just a note to thank you for a wonderful car-buying experience. My purchase of a 1957 Chevrolet Bel Air was an easy transaction and you and your staff were more than accommodating. The process and the arranging of some changes before the car was transported to me. here in Oregon. was gratifying. I also appreciate your referral to Allied. who picked up the car within four days and delivered the car. without a hitch. in their enclosed carrier. Prior to contacting Allied. I had three brokers who promised delivery. but couldn't get the job done - a wasted three weeks. As an out-of-town. long distance buyer. it was not cost effective to make the trip from Oregon to Cedar Rapids. Iowa to personally inspect the car. In that situation. between the numerous photos you provided and an independent inspection. ordered by me. by a professional classic car inspection co. . I felt the purchase - sight unseen - would still be a good way to go. I was not disappointed. Thank you also for your many calls and emails to me throughout the process to make sure I was happy with the process and that the transaction was going smoothly. I would highly recommend your services and the quality of your inventory. Warmest regards. urtis A. Jacksonville. OR Dear Ronnie. /p>I just wanted to drop you a line or two regarding my recent purchase of my 1969 Chevelle. My initial call was answered by Curt. a real gentleman. and after me explaining my needs he transferred me to what he called his "Ace". That was you Ronnie and was he correct. after only five minutes on the phone I felt comfortable and trusting of what you what you were telling me. To me. the car buying process must feel right. and if it doesn't. you'll know soon into the transaction. Your knowledge and experience really paid off for me. my family and I love the car and would recommend your organization. and you. to our friends and family. I have recently joined a local club and two of the members knew of you and had purchased cars from you in the past. Jon did an excellent job putting the final touches on the car and too was easy to talk to. With your pricing being in line and in many cases better than the other collector car dealerships. I can say. I will be back. Thank you again. hillip D. Dear Ronnie. /p>I recently purchased a 1991 Corvette ZR1 from Classic Enterprises. The car was as advertised and we have been very pleased with the purchase. Ronnie handled the first part of the transaction and Curt finalized the ownership transfer of documents. Therefore. we had an opportunity to meet. work and get to know each of them. They demonstrated a sincere knowledge and interest in the classic car business. I would not hesitate to purchase another car from Classic Enterprises or refer them to a friend. Rich Hein Dear Classic Enterprises. /p>I am very happy with the professional people at Classic Enterprises. Ronnie is very knowledgeable about these cars. and very helpful with the sale. Thanks Classic Enterprises!Chris A. Contact Classic Enterprises 250 Classic Car Court SW Cedar Rapids Iowa 52404 View Map Ask for:Ronnie Craig Primary Phone:319-366-7600 Contact: •Contact Us •Directions to Dealer •Contact Us Terms & Conditions Winning bidder must contact us within 24 hours of auction end. and make arrangements for payment at that time. A $500. 00 deposit is due within 24 hours of the auction end. The remaining balance is due within 5 days of Auction end. If no contact is made within 24 hours we reserve the right to re-list the vehicle. sell it to the next high bidder. or sell it otherwise. Make sure if financing. your financial institution accepts the year and miles of this vehicle BEFORE bidding. Please arrange financing PRIOR to bidding. Buyer is responsible for pickup or shipping of this vehicle. If you wish to have it shipped using a service. we will gladly help you with the process. or you can locate a list of shippers by doing a Google search for “auto shippers. ”We describe our vehicles as accurately as possible. All the vehicles are pre-owned and may have some minor flaws in the paint or in the interior. Some vehicles may have had some prior touch up to cover micro chips or scratches. Not all vehicles have a full set of keys. books. navigation CD's. floor mats. or other loose items. Vehicles may have some additional miles from local test drives. If you are not sure about something. please ASK. Do not assume anything not listed is included. We strive to find our customers the highest quality vehicles at the best available prices. We reserve the right to cancel any bid for excessive negative feedback. We also reserve the right to end any listing if the vehicle is no longer available for sale. Please do not bid on this auction unless you are serious about owning this vehicle. All non-paying high bidders will be reported to eBay. and a negative strike will go against the buyer as the result of an unpaid item being filed. PLEASE ONLY BID WHAT YOU ARE WILLING TO PAY. If the reserve is not met. we reserve the right to contact the high bidder to offer a second chance option. Fee and Tax Information:There is a $150 documentation fee on all transactions and a 5% fee on all credit card charges. The sales tax for the State Of Iowa residents is 5%. Make sure to call or email us after your purchase for more details at (319) 366-7600. About UsClassic Enterprises is the culmination of over 20 years of activity on Classic Car Court. Our goal is to provide unparalleled value in classic and collectible automobiles. We strive to insure that all our customers experience a fun and enjoyable time while selecting and purchasing one of our special cars. We have continually refined our expertise at acquiring and reconditioning exceptional collectible automobiles. Our helpful staff is on hand to help with questions on shipping. vehicle condition or anything else about the buying process. We have done this many times. Please let our experience help you make this a great experience. Check out our other inventory in our store. Why Buy a Car from Classic EnterprisesWe do the searching for you in the quest for an amazing exampleWe ship worldwide!All of our vehicles receive a full 120-point inspectionWe consider all trade-insPriceOur claim to fame is our ability to find the diamonds in the rough. Even with some of the finest examples of these classic cars and trucks. we make it a point to price the cars below the market. so you can rest easy knowing you are getting a great deal. If you have any questions. please call me – Ronnie at (319) 366-7600. Contact InformationIf you want to make an offer. or talk about the price. call me – (319) 366-7600. My name is Ronnie. Please call with any questions. or email me at Ronnie@ClassicEnt. net. Our AddressClassic Enterprises250 Classic Car Court SWCedar Rapids. Iowa 52404ShippingWe provide free shuttle service from the Eastern Iowa Airport to our dealership. Give me a call - my name is Ronnie. Or email me at Ronnie@ClassicEnt. net for more details. If you prefer to have your vehicle shipped. we would be happy to work with the shipping company of your choosing. For a shipping quote or to arrange pickup by the shipping company you have selected. please call me – (319) 366-7600. International BuyersOur cars are so unique that we’ve had customers all over the world buy from us. We have recently shipped to Chile. The Netherlands. and Costa Rica! We have experience helping new owners make sure their car arrives looking as great as it did on our showroom floor. Trade-InsWe accept most trade-ins please call me (Ronnie) at (319) 366-7600 or email me at Ronnie@ClassicEnt. net. Below is an example of the information we need to evaluate your trade in. VIN #: (Full 17 digit VIN # if the car has one)Year: 1970Make: ChevroletModel: ChevelleTrim: SSEngine: 396 V8 Numbers MatchingMiles: (Estimated mileage upon arrival)Color (Exterior): RedColor (Interior): BlackTransmission: Factory 4-speed ManualOptions: Bucket Seats. cowl induction. console shifter. nbsp;Condition: (Example) Scratch on rear bumper and driver’s-side door. ding on passenger door. vinyl a little worn on driver’s-side front seat. 10k miles on new tires. new factory-correct paint job in 2002. History: Clean title. 2nd-owner. owned since 1982Photos: 5-15 digital photos is greatly appreciatedPayment Method (For new vehicle purchase): (Finance. certified check. or cashier’s check)FAQsQ: Does the vehicle look like the pictures?Yes. the photos are taken of the actual vehicle at our location using a digital camera. Q: Where do you get your vehicles?We scour the globe to find these rare automobiles. They are carefully selected from private individuals and estates. trade-ins. and auctions. Q: Does the vehicle have a clean title?Yes. every vehicle we sell has a clean and clear title. There are no liens. no salvage or branded titles due to accidents. floods. manufacturer buybacks. etc. Q: Are you a dealer or private seller?We are a licensed and bonded dealer. Q: What form of payments do you accept?We accept credit cards. Square Cash. and Paypal for the deposit. The balance must be paid with cash. cashiers check. bank check or bank wire transfer. 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