Over the last few years we’ve seen all manner of custom Mustang builds come across our desk (or computer screen as it may be). From home built cars to high-end pro shops, and everything in between, we’ve laid our eyeballs on a lot of Mustangs stuffed with trick suspensions, Coyote 5.0L engine swaps, interiors nicer than our living room, and more. Builds like these don’t come cheap, and for many of us they’re more or less aspirational projects that we can come away with ideas for our own Mustang project. Wheels, stance, paint treatments, and so forth are all things we’ve seen copied from the big buck builds, which is why we feature such cars from time to time both here on Mustang-360.com and in the print edition of Mustang Monthly.
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Growing up in the Pomona Valley during the early to mid-’70s meant being around the baddest muscle cars and hot rods in SoCal. On just about every block it was common to see an open garage door on a warm summer night with a few young gearheads listening to Led Zeppelin while wrenching away on a hot rod of some sort. And if you lived near a guy with a Funny Car or Top Fuel dragster you were really lucky. Those guys were absolute rock stars and your popularity went up a notch just for living nearby...
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It's no secret that Muscle Car performance was on the decline after 1970 or so, but Pontiac engineers pressed on when they created the Super Duty Trans Am package, which was still a screamer in 1974. The SD-455 was a remarkable engine, a legit race-bred machine among the plummeting compression ratios and horsepower levels of other V8s of the day. This is a great example of a low-mile and correct 1974 SD-455 Trans Am..