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Shakercars's 1972 Trans Am

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    Hi everyone. Earlier today I introduced myself so I thought I should also introduce "Renovatio" ("Ren" for short) - my 2005 Grand Prix GT2 show car Below are most of the things I have done to-date (still a few things left on either the "in-progress" or "to-do" list). Engine - WizAired Cold Air Intake - K & N 6” Cone Air Filter - ZZ Performance Throttle Body Heat Shield - Overkill Custom-Tuned PCM - Premium Fuel Required - Radiator Fan Threshold Temps Lowered (fans engage @ 180 F) - Transmission line pressure increased - Transmission Shift Time Reduced - Speed Governor Disabled - P0420 (Exhaust) Code Removed - ZZ Performance Thermostat - 180 F - 50% More Flow Vs. Stock - Mobil 1 Fully Synthetic Oil & Filter - Mobil 1 Special Designation Oil Cap - Goodyear Gatorback Serpentine Belt - Optima Redtop Dry-Cell Battery Exhaust - ZZ Performance Exhaust Power Log (“PLOG”) - Bank 1 (cylinders 1, 3, 5) - Bank 2 (cylinders 2, 4, 6) - Corsa 2 ½” Cat-Back Exhaust - ZZP Performance High-Flow 2 ½” Catalytic Converter - Spark Plug Anti-Fouler Modification for Post-Catalytic Converter O2 Sensor Trunk - JarheadBobandMax Custom Made Trunk Lid Mat (‘70s / ‘80s “Grand Prix” Badge) Lighting - Interior - Red Sun Visor Vanity Mirror lights - Interior lighting changed to red - Exterior - Sylvania SilverStar Ultra 9006 (Low Beam) - Sylvania SilverStar Ultra 9005 (High Beam) - Sylvania Silverstar 899 (Fog Beam) - Red Gel-Cap Front Turn Signals - XPEL Headlamp Protection Barrier - LED Front Side Turn Signals – Driver & Passenger Side - LED Rear Side Marker Lamps – Driver & Passenger Side - LED Rear Marker Lamps – Driver & Passenger Side - White LED Reverse Lamps - White “Matrix” LED License Plate Lamps Handling & Braking - GMPP Rear Sway Bar - GMPP Rear Trailing Arms - Goodyear Eagle GT Tires, All Season, P225/60R16 - ZZ Performance Powder Coated Front Strut-Tower Brace - ZZ Performance Powder Coated Rear Strut-Tower Brace - Don Rome Rear Strut-Tower Brace Mounting Brackets - 3800 Performance Polyurethane Upper Engine Mounts - ZZ Performance Polyurethane Upper Dogbone Mounts - ZZ Performance “No-Drill” Front Strut Tower Brace Mounting Brackets - Hawk Performance Ceramic Brake Pads (Front & Rear) - Brake Performance Slotted And Cross Drilled Front and Rear Rotors Interior - Embroidered Pontiac Arrowhead Front Driver & Passenger Seat covers - Embroidered Pontiac Arrowhead Protective Dash Cover - Parts-For-Your-Car Custom Windshield Sun Cover - Front Driver & Passenger Custom Door Sill Emblems – “Pontiac Grand Prix GT” & “GM Mark of Excellence” Emblem - Don Rome Custom Made Aluminum Door Lock Knob - Aeroforce Interceptor Scan Gauges x3 - ZZ Performance 3-Pod A-Pillar Gauge Holder - Interior lights Changed to Color Red - Front Driver and Passenger Under-Seat Inch Neon Lights - Under-dash 6 Inch Red Neon Light - TomTom GO 910 GPS Navigation System - Cobra Radar Detector - Custom Console-Mounted Switch Bank Controlling: - Under-Seat Neon Lights (Front Driver & Passenger) - Radar Detector - GPS Unit - Aeroforce Gauges - Transformers Reflective Badge (Reverse Side Of Sun Shade) – Autobots - Custom Made Protective Clear Floor Mats - Custom Made Headrest Wraps for Front Driver and Passenger Seat Transmission - Dexron VI Fully Synthetic Automatic Transmission Fluid - Fluid Line Pressure Programmatically Increased (PCM Tune) - Shift Times Reduced & Shifts Stiffened (PCM Tune and Upper Polyurethane Engine & Dogbone Mounts) Exterior - Painted To Match Headlamp Housing Covers - Painted To Match Tail Lamp Housing Covers - Painted To Match Reverse Bar - American Glass Auto Tinting: - 32% Front Driver, Passenger & Sunroof - 6% All Rear Glass - Black Wheel Lug Nuts - Pontiac Arrowhead on Driver & Passenger B-Pillars - Tire Valve-Stem Silver Sleeves & Caps - “Grand Prix” License Plate Frame - “Pontiac” Reflective Black Inlays For Rear Fascia - Gutter-Guard mesh covering for lower radiator air intake (black) Audio - Wireless radio frequency tuner allowing for external audio to be played through the vehicle’s audio system Anyway, again, I figured since I introduced myself earlier it was time to introduce Ren 🙂
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    Well here we go again! This OCD thing is starting to get a little much I know! That said i’m JustA not happy withe the front cover/splitter mod. It’s lacking that punch I was looking for. So guess what I’ll be doing this winter? Right a new front cover, a new front Kaminari lower cover add-on plus additional mods to both pieces and a additional add/change to the front splitter. The front splitter will be different on the finishing ends. Instead of ending 3/4 of the way to the wheel well opening it will finish at the wheel well with an outer wing.
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    Sunday I was able to spend some time walking around the the Frankenmuth Autofest. I was told they had to close registration on Saturday afternoon at 2,480 cars! There was no more space in Heritage Park! 1954 Corvette I was waiting for the kid to stick his tongue out like a dog! Got motor? A Z/TA Conversion 442 Convertible An '81 Phoenix? Wow. This had to be my favorite towing company sign.....ever.
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    You could order a Mallet Solstice with an LS3 from your Pontiac dealership back in the day. It came with it's own powertrain warranty that the dealer would honor. I have seen two Malletts so far. At Woodward is a Fiero that has a blown V8 in the front of the car!
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    Wow! Quite a bit of work you’ve done to it. Looks great! I especially love that trunk lid. Some good “go” mods as well 👍
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    1948 Pontiac Streamliner Deluxe 2 Dr; Flathead Straight 8, Hydramatic, painted original colors, all stock. Owner since 1973: Richard Stover, Langhorne, PA
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