1972 Pontiac Firebird Trans Am

  • Price
    44 191 EUR49 900 USD
  • Model
    Pontiac Firebird Trans Am
  • Year
    1972
  • Condition
    Used
  • Color
    White
  • Body Type
    Coupe
  • Fuel Type
    Petrol
  • Power
    n/a
  • Mileage
    n/a
  • ID
    #12451
  • Price
    49 900 USD
  • Address
    23613 Clarksmeade dr Clarksburg, Maryland 20871, USA
  • Country
    United States of America
  • Published
    about 2 months
Eric's Muscle Cars
Eric's Muscle Cars
23613 Clarksmeade dr Clarksburg, Maryland 20871 USAericsmusclecars.com216 Cars

Classic Pontiac Firebird for Sale

Erics Muscle Cars is proud to offer 1 OF 458 Trans Ams produced for 1972 strike shortened year.

This PHS Documented Trans Am maintains is NUMBERS MATCHING DRIVETRAIN with SERVICE REPLACEMENT BLOCK and M22 ROCK CRUSHER 4 SPEED (SERIAL # STAMP) 7F6 HEADS AND EXHAUST MANIFOLD ( Rebuilt but not in Car ) ORIGINAL CARBURATOR AND INTAKE Interior was replaced by Current owner. Due to a 1972 UAW strike, at which GM was the target, Firebird and Trans Am production was devastated. All told only 1286 Trans Am’s were completed V(828 automatics, & 458 4-speeds). At the plant, over 2,100 Firebird and Camaro models were in various stages of assembly when the strike ended, but as these cars would not meet the new 1973 Federal standards, these cars were all scrapped! The 1972 Trans Am production would hold the distinction of being the second lowest in history. A new cylinder head rested atop the 4-bolt block, this had a new casting number of 7F6 and was only used in 1972 and had special combustion chambers. The good part about these new heads is that they still used the horsepower producing oval ports and the accompanying large 2.11 intake and 1.77 inch exhaust valves found in big inch Pontiac high performance engines of the past. The 068 camshaft was back for another run in the TA, and the lift remained at .408/.406 inches for intake and exhaust. As in 1971, there was only one engine available in the Trans Am and it was subject to same hand selection of components in order to make the engines as close to the tolerances laid out in the blueprints. This engine could be mated to a pair of transmissions, the infamous M22 Rock Crusher Muncie 4-speed close ratio manual transmission or the sturdy 3-speed Turbo Hydramatic 400 automatic transmission. This was the 1st year for the honey comb grille, and the last year of a functional shaker hood. The colors once again remained limited to Cameo White with blue stripes or Lucerne Blue topped with a white stripe. Lucerne Blue would have its swan song in 1972 as a blue would not return to the Trans Am line up until 1974. The racing’ stripes that were first introduced in ’69 also made their last appearance in 1972 and no Trans Am would be striped as such until the 15th anniversary T/A in 1984.

  • VIN
  • Color
    White
  • Metallic
    No
  • Engine
  • Engine Number
  • Chassis Number
  • Gearbox
    Manual
  • Steering Wheel
    Left-hand drive (LHD)
  • Drive Wheels
    Rear wheel drive (RWD)
  • 1st Reg. Country
  • Doors
    2/3
  • Interior Color
    Black
    Eric's Muscle Cars
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    23613 Clarksmeade dr Clarksburg, Maryland 20871 USAericsmusclecars.com216 Cars
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