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The Modification List

Rears Bumper, Hood, T-Top "Bar" replaced with restored parts
Body sanded to metal, etched, primed, sprayed with Single Stage Urethane
New Weather stripping around doors, 92' T-Top Seals, almost new window seals and window filler rubber installed
16" IROC wheels were chemical stripped, High speed rated 245-50-16's installed
Hood Louvers, Fog Light Grill & 3rd Brake light were powder blasted and restored

Original Tan interior removed and converted to Grey
4th Gen Grey Leather seating
Firebird Trans AM Door Panels
Black Door Handles, Carpeted Center console, Speaker Panels, added for contrast.
All 4 Speakers , OEM wiring, Stereo replaced with EOM ThirdGen parts.    
Heater Core box removed / replaced
110 MPH Speedo recalibrated with Factory original mileage
Trip Odometer repaired ( "J" clip failure )
Almost a complete Steering Column Rebuild

Original 305ci, LG4 Engine
'Top End Rebuild' - New "Heads-up" gaskets & Valve Seals
New Lifters, New 1.6 Roller Tip Rockers  
85-86 TPI Perimeter Bolt 'Finned' Valve Covers
Factory Aluminum Intake, Polished Aluminum EGR Block Off
Edelbrock 600CFM 4 barrel Carburetor, 1" Square/Spread Adapter
Heater / AC Box replaced

1987 700R4 Tranny ( aux valve body )   * First 3 transmissions installed were NG !!  The 4th had 129K original miles
Original 3.23 Drum Brake,  Non-POSI
Driveshaft Blasted/Painted   

Factory Stock LG4 Manifolds ( AIR removed / holes plugged )
Factory Y-Pipe - to - Tailpipe system   

Stock IROC Front Springs / Rear Springs Replaced
Rear Drums blasted and sprayed ( "Cast Iron" color)
Steering Box Wonder bar blasted, then painted with the Steering System, 
Front and Rear End Links Replaced

Factory & Optional
Power Locks, Windows from the factory, ( all needed replacement/repair.
Leather Shift Knob & Leather E-Brake Handle
Power Hatch Release
Complete gauge package ( Tachometer and Temp gauges were bad )

Back Ground
Car is a New England car brought to RI from New Hampshire.  It's a very solid car with the exception of the floor.  The area under the drivers side passenger feet are rotted thru - there was also a small hole near the drivers kick panel as well as the spare tire compartment. ( both minor )   The previous owners took out the drive-train, rattle-can sprayed the interior 1/2 way from tan to black, and sanded several areas of the car to metal...... then walked away from it. 

This restoration started with the engine rebuild first, then the car was sanded to metal, bodywork/paint, and finally the re-assembly and interior.  Here are a few pictures taken to show / remember what I started with !  ( click for full sized. )