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1. Certain enthusiasts wisely waited until the second model year to scoop up a 1983 Trans Am. The reward for waiting was the new "High Output" 4-barrel carbureted 5.0L V8 which had 190hp. What engine did this replace?
2. Trans Ams no longer rode on 15 inch wheels by 1985, and the new tire size would remain throughout the rest of the 3rd generation production run. What was the tire size used from 1985 onward?
3. With a restyled nose, the addition of fog lights, new tail light glass, a new hood and more also meant a new engine for 1985. What engine became newly available in 1985 as an option on Trans Am models?
4. For 1986, the optional 5.0L 4bbl "High Output" V8 was discontinued due to fuel boiling problems, though 26 were documented to have been produced. Aside from the optional 5.0L TPI V8, what other V8 engine remained in the lineup?
5. 1987 marked the final year one could order a Pontiac Trans Am from the factory with what?
6. By 1991, Trans Ams no longer used the "High Tech Turbo" wheels that were standard on both the 1987 Trans Am and Formula. What best describes the wheel pattern found on all Trans Ams during their final two years?
7. Although the Turbo Trans Am stole the limelight in 1989, buyers enjoyed a revised exhaust system who opted for either the 5.7L TPI V8 or 5.0L TPI w/5-speed. The "N10" exhaust package added what specifically?
8. 1990 was a low-production year, making most 1990 models very rare today. In addition to a driver air bag, what other safety-centric change was made to work in tandem?
9. The "Banshee" inspired nose did more than slightly improve aerodynamics. What functional benefit does the revised twin-nostril nose provide?
10. Few differences distinguish a 1991 and 1992 Trans Am from a visual perspective, and one of the very few differences lies under the hood - what is it?
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