eBay 1973 Trans Am SD-455, 4-Speed, Bucaneer Red. Super Rare! 1 of 72 Built! 1973 Pontiac Trans Am SD 455, 4-Speed 2-Door Coupe Exterior Color: Red Interior Color: Black Mileage: Exempt - 81,000 Engine: SD 455 Fuel: Gasoline Transmission: 4 Speed Manual Warranty: As Is - No Dealer Warranty Title: Clear VIN: 2V87X3N144657 59 Full-Size Photos Vehicle Features & Options Ask the Seller a Question Email this to a Friend Start Credit Application Vehicle Description Carlyle Motors is excited to offer for sale one of the rarest Trans Ams ever built! 1 of only 72 ever built with the highly collectible SD-455 Super Duty engine and even more rare 4-Speed Transmission!
And if that wasn't enough, it is Numbers Matching, PHS Documented and Buccaneer Red!
It just doesn't get any better than that!
This car is currently located in Colorado with it's current owner who bought it from us several years ago. He graciously took new pictures for us with the Rocky Mountains in the background.
He spent a lot of time and money making this car even better than it was when it left our collection. His focus was on making this car correct in every way he could. From making sure it had the correct, restored master cylinder to the correct alternator, pulleys and vacuum hoses, he wanted this car to be as correct as possible.
He then moved onto putting correct screws, nuts and bolts everywhere he could see they weren't exactly correct. He made sure all the rubber seals arount the hood were correct and even put in a new, correct wiring harness when he installed a brand new, NOS, correct and perfect dash. That new, NOS dash was not cheap!
He made sure the heater box cover was correct and restored and when he removed the heater box cover, he took a picture of the partial VIN stamp on the firewall which further documents this car as being numbers matching (picture shown below).
He returned the car to manual windows which is correct according to the PHS documentation and installed a brand new, NOS console to correct the power window switch which was installed by a previous owner. He even corrected the bracket that holds the 8-Track tape player!
From new, correct headliner, to correct Hurst shifter to correct package tray with a brand new, single speaker box, there is just too much to mention. But needless to say, he wanted this car to be as correct as possible for it's next owner.
This particular 73 SD-455 is without a doubt, a real SD-455 with numbers matching, VIN stamps on the 132 block and transmision as well as the firewall. It is a great color combination and one of the best on the market today. This car is easily rated an 8 out of 10 as it sits today.
All of this work was done by a well known Trans Am restoration expert named Steve Shappaugh, in Lincoln, Nebraska. And, if you know who Steve is, you know that Steve and his shop are second to none when it comes to early second generation Firebirds. As the current owner puts it, "I am incredibly proud to be able to say that Steve Shappaugh fixed my car! If a car leaves his shop, you know it is 100% factory correct."
This car, like most any other car on the market today has a few blemishes here and there but it shows very well and can be taken to any car show or cruise-in event and make it's owner proud. You might even bring home a trophy or two with it.
So enjoy the pictures and call us to ask any questions you may have. Ask for Calvin at 713-466-8630 or on his cell phone at 832-289-5750.
Thanks for looking at all of our cars.
Sincerely,
Carlyle Motors, LLC
Houston, Texas
(Showroom located in Katy, Texas.)
Additional Photos 132 Block. All SD-455's have this same number 132 cast into the block. Bottom, front, driver side.132 Block. 490132 Casting Number. Back of Block, Passenger Side, Below the Head.Correct, Partial VIN Stamp on Engine Block.
Correct ZJ Stamp on Front of BlockCorrect, Partial VIN Stamp on Transmission.Correct, Quadrajet, Manual Carburetor # 7043273.Cowl TagCorrect 1 6 HeadsVIN on DashPHS Documented.Factory correct nos nib hoseFactory correct shaker with drain tube
click on a thumbnail to view full-size photos Contact Information Name: Calvin Riggs Main Phone: (713) 466-8630 Vehicle Features & Options Terms of Sale At Carlyle Motors, we strive to make your buying experience truly enjoyable and trouble free. For everyone's protection we require a Non-Refundable $500.00 Deposit within 24 hours of your commitment to buy. Full payment is required within 7 days unless otherwise agreed upon by both the buyer and the seller. Pay Pal can be used for the deposit only and not for full payment. Wire transfer, certified check, cashier's check or cash in person is preferred.
This vehicle is being sold As-Is with No Warranty Expressed or Implied. As such, we encourage your inspection in person or with a qualified inspector. If travel arrangements are required, we can offer advice and directions. We will also be happy to advise and arrange transportation solutions for your new car. Our cars are available for sale locally and are marketed on several different websites so we reserve the right to end our auctions early so don't wait for the auction to end. Call us today! Thanks, Carlyle Motors, LLC
Dealership Information Carlyle Motors, LLC Main Phone: (713) 466-8630 Alt. Phone: (832) 289-5750 Email: sales@carlylemotors.com Business Hours Mon: By Appointment Tue: By Appointment Wed: By Appointment Thu: By Appointment Fri: By Appointment Sat: By Appointment Sun: By Appointment Location Corporate Location
, TX 77041
***SHOWROOM ADDRESS***
19012 Gummert Road
Katy, TX 77449
Call: 832-289-5750 for an appointment. Thanks!
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Used Year: 1973
VIN (Vehicle Identification Number): 2V87X3N144657 Mileage: 81,000
Transmission: Manual Make: Pontiac
Body Type: Coupe Model: Trans Am
Warranty: No Trim: SD 455, 4-Speed
Vehicle Title: Clear Engine: SD 455
For Sale By: Dealer Doors: 2
Sub Model: SD 455, 4-Speed Transmission Speeds: 4
Exterior Color: Red Fuel: Gasoline
Interior Color: Black Drivetrain: RWD

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