By The Numbers

'76 PONTIAC TRANS AM
Steve Wayne, 50 • Arlington, TX
ENGINE
Type: Pontiac 466
Block: factory block, bored to 4.181 inches
Oiling: Melling oil pump, Canton 6-quart pan
Rotating assembly: RPM 4.250-inch
forged steel crank and billet
big-block Chevy rods;
Diamond 10.58:1 pistons
Cylinder heads: Edelbrock Performer aluminum
castings with 215cc ports
and 2.11-/1.66-inch valves
Camshaft: Bullet 245/253-at-.050
hydraulic flat-tappet,
.453-/.453-inch lift,
109-degree LSA
Valvetrain: COMP High Energy lifters,
Harland Sharp 1.5:1 rockers
Induction: Edelbrock Performer
dual-plane intake manifold
and 800-cfm carb
Ignition: Pertronix billet distributor and coil;
Taylor plug wires
Fuel system: stock tank,
GM high-flow mechanical pump
Exhaust: factory Ram Air IV exhaust manifolds,
custom X-pipe, dual 3-inch Thrush mufflers
Cooling: Edelbrock water pump,
Rodney Red aluminum radiator,
dual electric fans with custom shroud
Output: 498 hp and 570 lb-ft of torque
DRIVETRAIN
Transmission: Tremec TKO 500 five-speed trans,
Hays aluminum flywheel,
Centerforce dual-friction clutch,
Hurst shifter
Rear axle: GM 8.5-inch 10-bolt rearend
with 3.73:1 gears
Built by: Wayne Calvert
CHASSIS
Front Suspension: Global West control arms,
QA1 shocks,
Hotchkis springs and sway bar
Rear Suspension: Hotchkis leaf springs,
QA1 shocks
Brakes: Baer 14-inch discs
with six-piston calipers, front;
Baer 12-inch discs
with single-piston calipers, rear
WHEELS & TIRES
Wheels: American Racing Vintage 427
Shelby Cobra 18x8, front (4.5-inch backspacing);
18x10, rear (5.5-inch backspacing)
Tires: Nitto 245/45R18 NT01, front;
275/40R18, rear