Trans Am 1979

1979 Trans Am Production

 

Model
Engine
RPO
VIN Code
Manual
Automatic
Total
Trans Am301L37W1,5907,0158,605
Trans Am w/T-Top301L37W1,5303,301 4,831
Trans Am400 T/A 6.6W72Z2,4852,485
Trans Am w/T-Top400 T/A 6.6W72Z2,9172,917
Trans Am403L80K48,48848,488
Trans Am w/T-Top403L80K30,728 30,728
Total Trans Am98,054
Trans Am SE301L37W213360573
Trans Am SE400W72Z1,1071,107
Trans Am SE403L80K9,8749,874
Total Trans Am SE - 10,981
Trans Am 10th Anniv.400L78/W72Z1,8171,817
Trans Am 10th Anniv.403L80K5,6835, 683
Total Trans Am 10th Anniv - 7,500
Total Production116,535

 

Color & Trim Codes

 

Exterior Colors
Code
Interior Colors*
Std Trim
Code
Custom Trim
Code
Cameo White11OysterOxen12RDoeskin Vinyl 12N
Platinum15BlackOxen19RDoeskin Vinyl19N
Starlite Black19BlackLombardy II & Hobnail Cloth19B
Atlantis Blue24Lt. BlueDoeskin Vinyl24N
Nocturn Blue29Lt. BlueLombardy II & Hobnail Cloth24B
Solar Gold50Dk. CamelOxen62RDoeskin Vinyl62N
Sundance Yellow51Dk. CamelOxenLombardy II & Hobnail Cloth62B
Heritage Brown69Dk.CarmineOxen74RDoeskin Vinyl74N
Mayan Red75Dk. CarmineLombardy II & Hobnail Cloth74B
Silver (10th only)Leather (Vinyl Bolsters)152

10th Anniversary Models were painted 15 Platinum and accented with 16 Dark Charcoal


 

1979 Trans Am Engines

 

Engine - CID

Code

Vin Code

HP @ RPM

Torque Lb/Ft @ RPM

301

NA, X4, X6

W

150@4000

240@2400

403 (Olds)

QE, QJ, QK, QL, Q6, TD, TE

K

185@4800

320@2200

T/A 6.6

WH

Z

220@4000

320@2800

1979 Tranmissions

Transmission

Code

Usage

3-Speed Auto

JC, JD, KX, LM, LP, LT, ME, MJ

301, 403 (Olds)

4-Speed Manual, Borg-Warner T-10

UF, UH

301, T/A 6.6

 
Rear Axle Identification Codes
Axle RatioCode
2.412PS, 5PV
2.562PT
2.732PU
3.082PO, 2PW, 5PQ
3.232PX

All ring gears are 8 1/2" and have positraction

 
Carburetor Usage
EngineTransmissionCarb #
301Automatic17059272
301Manual17059271
400Manual17059263
403 w/Federal Emissions w/o ACAutomatic17059250
403 w/Federal Emissions w/ACAutomatic17059253

Standard Equipment: Dual Body Color OSRV mirrors, LH remote; P225/70Rx15 BSW radial tires, 4-speed manual transmission, Power assisted front disc brakes, Saf-T-Track differential, Power steering, Front and rear stabilizer bars, Rally II wheels, Space saver spare tire, Vinyl bucket seats, Rally gages with clock and tach, Formula steering wheel, Front seat floor console, Rear air spoiler, Cigarette lighter, Shaker hood and air cleaner, Front air dam