1978 Pontiac Trans Am Gold Special Edition,Y88 Sol
Used 1978 Pontiac Trans Am 10,300 miles, Gold
Del Mar, CA
This 1978 Pontiac Firebird Trans Am is a three-owner Y88 Special Gold Edition with just 15,000 mis since a complete engine rebuild in 2010. 103k miles on chassis. It is a numbers matching, car with a brand new clutch and transmission rebuild in February 2018. The Y88 Gold Special Edition Trans Am was a limited run, and was only available for a three month span, from November 1977 to February 1978. Only about 1,200 similarly optioned T-top, manual gearbox, gold editions were ever produced, making this a very rare bird. This Y88 package specified a Special Edition gold paint job with Firebird graphics, a higher-output version of the Pontiac 400 engine, and gold styling cues throughout. The Y88 Gold Special Edition was the 1st introduction of the newly designed five color hood bird that became the Firebird standard in 1979. The seller has documented the mileage and retains the original bill of sale and dealer worksheet. Ive owned this car since 2010, always garaged and driven only 1,600mis per year. It is sold with a clear title in my name. The Camel Tan interior is original apart from an aftermarket radio. The fabric seats show no rips or tears, and the overall appearance is quite clean and well-preserved. The 6.6L (400ci) Pontiac V8 is the features a shaker scoop and dual exhaust. The factory headers have been replaced with aftermarket piping and stock emission controls were removed. The transmission is a manual four gear with limited-slip differential. The engine bay appears unmolested, and original cowl data stamps remain in place. The master cylinder has been replaced in 2015. The removable GOLD tinted glass Fisher T-Tops were new for 1978, and all glass is defect free with an after market graphic on back window. Rubber seals around the windows do not leak and show no cracking or excessive drying. The 15�7? gold-painted snowflake rims show no visible flaws, and the tires are new as of May 2018.
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