1979 Trans Am – Jessie’s Performance

  • 79 Trans Am Jessies Performance 13


  • This 1979 Pontiac Firebird Trans Am was built by Jessie’s Performance in Fort Worth, Texas.
  • Equipped with TCI Pro Touring IFS & Torque Arm Rear Suspension
  • The car is powered by a twin-turbo 427 ci LSX V8 making 1000 horsepower to the wheels on 15 psi of boost.
  • The motor features Frankenstein Engine Dynamics heads and intake manifold, two Xona 76 mm turbochargers, and a Holley Dominator ECU.
  • A Magnum T56 six-speed manual transmission sends power to a Ford 9-inch rear end with 4.56 gears.
  • The car rides on a TCI tubular subframe with Ridetech adjustable coilovers, Wilwood disc brakes, and Year One 18×12 snowflake wheels.

  • https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=DaQDwK4lOrs
  • https://www.drivingline.com/articles/rising-phoenix-1-400hp-twin-turbo-79-trans-am/
  • https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=OjBh-CQ50OQ