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Dirtiest Car Ever! First Wash in 20 Years Lost Pontiac Trans Am Rare 455 HO

This has been one of my pet-preservation-projects over the past few months. I wanted to create what I feel would be a fun "TV show for GRgone". This was shot over 9 days, 1200+ individual clips, and obviously a ton of car detailing disaster work. For whatever reason, the idea of rescuing or "preserving" a car for someone else to enjoy and rebuild is incredible satisfying. Anyhow, this is actually one of the dirtiest cars I've ever worked on which created a few interesting paint washing problems. The paint was so rough from sun exposure that the dirt was incredibly challenging to clean or remove from the surface of the paint. Likewise, Joe told me later that he has a few extra body panels in his garage that he and Buddy can use for the rust repair stage of the restoration. This was definitely the first wash in 20 years, but well worth the effort. Hope everyone enjoys! -Larry
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  1. Tony Barone

    Tony Barone

    Πριν 23 ημέρες

    Nice job Larry , you have a good soul. You are changing people's lives through these awesome cars. It's nice to see the future generation getting excited about these old classic cars. I see you Larry molding and teaching the next generation of detailers...future YT video..lol ! Keep up the good work .

    • Ambrose Estrada

      Ambrose Estrada

      Πριν 7 ημέρες

      @Oisin Gilheaney wrf

    • Ambrose Estrada

      Ambrose Estrada

      Πριν 7 ημέρες

      @Djuztin where the Beamer community at tho

    • Garrett Harder

      Garrett Harder

      Πριν 8 ημέρες


    • YourOneBreeeh


      Πριν 18 ημέρες

      you know he doesn't do it for free

    • John Spanos

      John Spanos

      Πριν 19 ημέρες

      Are kidding me. A fully restored, matching numbers HO can fetch anywhere between $25-$65k. Larry, you breathe life into less. LoL

  2. Dark Gaming

    Dark Gaming

    Πριν 5 ώρες

    too much words than actions 🤧

  3. wb5mgr


    Πριν 7 ώρες

    First off that was a really cool thing to do and I think you made the best out of the canvas that you were given to paint. On another subject having watched a few recent videos of you in your new shop, Have you ever considered getting one of those plastic floors that you can drive the car up on like I see them using in these videos on GRgone where they’re washing rugs so that the dirt that’s coming off the vehicle is being captured into a basin that can be drained? Seems like it would be a lot easier than having it all over the floor which looks really nasty.



    Πριν 12 ώρες

    Good working

    • AMMO NYC

      AMMO NYC

      Πριν 3 ώρες


  5. Eric Chan

    Eric Chan

    Πριν 16 ώρες

    is this Dwight Shrute's car?

  6. Francisco Barcelo

    Francisco Barcelo

    Πριν ημέρα

    Very cool what u did for these guys

  7. mustangscotty24


    Πριν ημέρα

    As always love your videos. The T/A was my favorite car ever. I'm 52 and my first car was a 1980 Indy Pace Car T/A and then I had a 79 Bandit. I'm always on the lookout for these cars and the other day I was driving in my neighborhood and I caught a glimpse of a T/A out of the corner of my eye, I pull over and see it is a 1979 10th Anniversary outside with a 1993 T/A inside (not a big fan of that style) I wait and then I walk down the driveway and call out and the owner comes out and I ask if he wants to sell, he does but as the conversation gets deeper I can see he wants more money than I want. He tells me the 10th WS6 4-speed car has a real history of pacing the actual race. The car was sitting in the garage since 94 and this was the first sun it has seen since, it was in very good condition 4 spd with CAITNOP in the windshield, as an avid car maniac myself owning around 18 Mustangs, Foxes, Shelby's, GT350, Cobras, Hellcat, Scat packs, 7 SRT GC's and currently a 21 Mach 1 on order to be built in a couple weeks. I'm also a firefighter that when I was working 24 hrs and it was slow I was known to detail my cars for 20 of those hours, lol. Anyway, I told him since I love these cars and I am good with eBay I would help him take pics and list for him but DO NOT WASH the "barn find" dirt as a selling point OR the only other guy I know who can clean this car is AMMO. I'm going to stop by this weekend to give your info, I hope he calls.

  8. Carter S

    Carter S

    Πριν ημέρα

    When is car detailing simulator coming out?

  9. Lukey


    Πριν ημέρα

    who's joe?



    Πριν ημέρα

    Where do I get the ClO2 system from?

  11. Reiioo Senpai

    Reiioo Senpai

    Πριν ημέρα

    I love watching your vids bro

  12. Samyak Jain

    Samyak Jain

    Πριν ημέρα

    I really wanna see how the vehicle turned out..does the owner have any socials where i can see it?

  13. Fed Kohl

    Fed Kohl

    Πριν 2 ημέρες

    Buddy looks a lot like Al Pacino

  14. Zac Reyes

    Zac Reyes

    Πριν 2 ημέρες

    Yes that car is barely being held together, lets do paint correction. ??

  15. Alexmumfat


    Πριν 2 ημέρες

    I wouldn’t get rid of any trans am I love them

  16. Stephen Gordon

    Stephen Gordon

    Πριν 2 ημέρες

    Why wouldn't you restore this car ! Its gonna be worth it when its done and besides the son is gonna get it so why not put the work into it !

  17. Jeromy Thompson

    Jeromy Thompson

    Πριν 2 ημέρες

    I know I'm still a young pup started helping my grandpa restor classics when I was about 4 im 30 now but me and my family restored way worse than this I'm talking full placement on the floor pans entire quarter panels being replaced full replacement of the frame removing entire roof structures and welding on new ones this car is a cake walk compared to some of the restorations me and my grandad have pulled off over the years and done right I might add no cutting corners

  18. Altt


    Πριν 3 ημέρες

    .................... .............

  19. narwhal


    Πριν 3 ημέρες

    Why would you paint over rust?

  20. jlopez1017d


    Πριν 3 ημέρες

    Thank you for helping out regular folks who dream of restoring classics. It’s been a very rough year for many Americans and restoring a car is even harder now than before because so many people lost jobs, money, and loved ones. Currently my dad and I are getting ready to replace the engine in our project car and we’re very excited as we’ve had the car for 3 years and we haven’t really been able to drop money in it

  21. علي العبودي

    علي العبودي

    Πριν 3 ημέρες


  22. Yoshi's Creations

    Yoshi's Creations

    Πριν 3 ημέρες


  23. Panjang Tipper Channel

    Panjang Tipper Channel

    Πριν 3 ημέρες


  24. DriveAndMaintain


    Πριν 3 ημέρες

    Keep the original patina. As soon as it's fully restored you'll be too scared to drive it.

  25. Billy Hook

    Billy Hook

    Πριν 4 ημέρες

    Hey guys Giovanni Salvatore from Philly. I'm glad your gonna keep the car I project at a time wow 455 engine build it alittle bit at a time nice job



    Πριν 4 ημέρες

    Slap a motor in it and drive it!

  27. randoff32


    Πριν 4 ημέρες

    Yesterday, I was washing the car with my son. He said: ‘dad, can’t you just use a sponge?’

  28. Denny


    Πριν 4 ημέρες

    Ammo I bet if you came out with your own brand of ceramic coating you would make some big money $$$$

  29. Sergio Ramirez

    Sergio Ramirez

    Πριν 4 ημέρες

    2:08 to fu**

  30. Elivim !

    Elivim !

    Πριν 4 ημέρες

    such a cool car {:

  31. Davi joe

    Davi joe

    Πριν 4 ημέρες

    i want the world to know about you Dr Astrol Goodest for the great work you have done for me i know i was not suppose to say this here i plead, Dr Astrol Goodest is a great man who helped me got back my lover in just 24 hours after me doing what he asked me to do,am sorry Dr Astrol Goodest i onced doubted you i never knew you were this real Dr Astrol Goodest i don't have much to say but a very big thank you from my heart i promise to be loyal to you,and for you reading me now if you need his help too worry no more your solution has come i will advise you also to contact Dr Astrol Goodest via his email [drastrolgoodest@gmail.com] or via his cell phone contact Whatsapp hm +2349135520987 will help you too and promise to thank me later,STAY SAFE AND STAY CLEAN j0

  32. Motheo Lebelo

    Motheo Lebelo

    Πριν 4 ημέρες

    Wow Ammo What a nice save and wash. Car came out nicely after the wash polish, interior clean and the wheels. I am loving the wheels😊😊😊

  33. Les Dijoux

    Les Dijoux

    Πριν 4 ημέρες

    omg the patina is so good on this car at first when it wasn't washed, it was like the transformers 1 camaro 😍😍

  34. ShinyFenders


    Πριν 5 ημέρες

    Larry, you are a stand up guy !

  35. Floepie Doepie

    Floepie Doepie

    Πριν 5 ημέρες

    5:00 its a bmw 5 series i think

  36. annoythedonkey


    Πριν 5 ημέρες

    I don’t know why Uhaul doesn’t put a wench on the auto transports



    Πριν 5 ημέρες

    So this car hasn't been washed longer then I've been alive?

  38. Andy Brooks

    Andy Brooks

    Πριν 6 ημέρες

    I dont know who gets off by sending and crushing/scrapping vintage machinery and vehicles, It makes me so sad to see amazingly heavy overbuilt machines, tools and classics scrapped like they are a dime a dozen. Even though most of the time, the time and labor that would be involved in refurbishing and restoring these items isnt practical and the money that would have to go into it just doesnt make sense but there is always, ALWAYS someone who will do it. I would say that this car might be a little to far gone because of all the rust in the rear and the dents.

  39. 1.21 GIGAWATTS!?!

    1.21 GIGAWATTS!?!

    Πριν 6 ημέρες

    Saving any classic car is never a waste of money.

  40. Jimmy Burns

    Jimmy Burns

    Πριν 6 ημέρες

    Never crush a 455 HO Trans AM

  41. chinchy111


    Πριν 6 ημέρες

    Doesnt even need a full restoration. Just patch the seats, few dents and rust and its all good

  42. Daniel Howells

    Daniel Howells

    Πριν 6 ημέρες

    Whoever says you cant’t polish a turd needs to watch this video 👌

  43. Mustafa Shahid

    Mustafa Shahid

    Πριν 6 ημέρες

    How much does this cost if someone were to do it? Like the whole washing, cleaning and polishing Just like he did? I'm not from the US so I'm just curious

  44. Stefan Steiner

    Stefan Steiner

    Πριν 6 ημέρες

    I still have my high school car I bought in 1980, a 1976 Trans Am 455. It hasn't run since 1985 since it became illegal in California after the emissions law was passed. I had put a carefully rebuilt balanced and blueprinted 1967 GTO 400 engine in it after the 455 had some major issues. That's what made it not be able to pass emissions. I still have the original 455 block and have another with 4 bolt mains. If I get the time one day, I'll restore it.

  45. Jolteon52


    Πριν 6 ημέρες

    Clickbait. The title should read "Car with some light dust on the bodywork".

  46. Xefree


    Πριν 6 ημέρες

    8:51 me when I see a girls shoulder

  47. Brendan Olevnik

    Brendan Olevnik

    Πριν 7 ημέρες

    Hope we can see the car when its finished in a future video! 😁🤞

  48. Aldreth


    Πριν 7 ημέρες

    5:40 NOOOOO anyone saying those awful words should be reported

  49. trackerrrr


    Πριν 7 ημέρες

    I do miss the old styling where spoilers and wheel spats were a thing, even if they were just for looks.

  50. Snipp Ci

    Snipp Ci

    Πριν 7 ημέρες

    Paint job on rust...

  51. MrFilmer


    Πριν 7 ημέρες

    Yeah no the guy sees the car and he's just like "woah." And same with the rims. I think this guy did not appreciate the hard work.

  52. pattygq


    Πριν 7 ημέρες

    lol this must be a joke, this guy shines up a turd. You don't paint over rust. Fix it properly. Shines up the wheels but uses the original rusty lug nuts. the back fender is gone. Hopefully you didn't charge these two guys through the nose.

  53. ChrisLycan


    Πριν 7 ημέρες

    I'm working on a 1975 Firebird Formula 400. So awesome to see classic Pontaic Firebirds still around and being restored.

  54. Judith Quade

    Judith Quade

    Πριν 8 ημέρες

    The purple teller conformably scrub because security previously grin without a grouchy polish. dynamic, incompetent boundary

  55. Redhi Yudha Perdana

    Redhi Yudha Perdana

    Πριν 8 ημέρες

    SUPER BEST washing job i've ever seen , I Imagine someone like you is in INDONESIA

  56. anthony cusinato

    anthony cusinato

    Πριν 8 ημέρες

    Gotta love the pro mechanic, ol "maestro" hollering for a 13mm socket to remove the diagonal fender braces to access the battery for replacement. And seemingly completely oblivious to the fact that there wouldn't have even been a single metric sized fastener, anywhere on that entire, model year 1975, American car.

  57. Mark Barry

    Mark Barry

    Πριν 8 ημέρες

    These videos are awesome. Love the transformation and the attention to detail and the love for cars.

  58. buddy77587


    Πριν 8 ημέρες

    Awesome ness

  59. Luke Hampton

    Luke Hampton

    Πριν 8 ημέρες

    Would love this old pontiac, absolute sacrilege to send this car to the crusher

  60. Matlock 2009

    Matlock 2009

    Πριν 8 ημέρες

    Nice 280 z u got there

  61. Matlock 2009

    Matlock 2009

    Πριν 8 ημέρες

    Drop a big fat big block 460 in there and call it good after you clean the intior and under the hood level the rust and tims

  62. Michael Weaver

    Michael Weaver

    Πριν 8 ημέρες

    A+ to those with the expertise, passion and $$ to preserve a wonderful piece of automotive history.

  63. Brittany Baker

    Brittany Baker

    Πριν 8 ημέρες

    The cheerful peony sequentially obtain because chicken predominantly repeat regarding a tedious pan. ugly, wholesale flood

  64. Paul B

    Paul B

    Πριν 9 ημέρες

    I hope you had someone in the car with you and your not one of those idiots driving by themselves wearing a mask

  65. j0aped 9

    j0aped 9

    Πριν 9 ημέρες

    Part 2

  66. James Mitchell

    James Mitchell

    Πριν 9 ημέρες

    I would like to know how you set up you’re shampoor or what chemical you put in it

  67. Brenden


    Πριν 9 ημέρες

    People that say burn and demolish old cars rather than restore them should never be let near vehicles as they are a gateway to the past and a huge key to unlocking history we never got to see

  68. TheFiremonkeyman


    Πριν 9 ημέρες

    9:26 what's that yellow car in the next bay?

  69. Dimas adja

    Dimas adja

    Πριν 9 ημέρες

    nice bro

  70. subway train 7,100

    subway train 7,100

    Πριν 9 ημέρες

    I think saving it and restoring is better than have it destroyed

  71. Cajun Man

    Cajun Man

    Πριν 10 ημέρες

    I usually just take my cars to a 5 dollar car wash on Tuesdays and use their free vacuums for a few minutes then take advantage of the free dash wipes...it all gets dirty like 2 weeks later

  72. Excel Detail

    Excel Detail

    Πριν 10 ημέρες

    I seen a trans am in perfect condition from one of my clients. It’s literally under a lot of junk lol but the car is solid.

  73. ford nut

    ford nut

    Πριν 10 ημέρες

    No matter how much u polish a turd it's still a turd.

  74. Aaron Lorente

    Aaron Lorente

    Πριν 10 ημέρες

    This is badass.

  75. Brittany Baker

    Brittany Baker

    Πριν 10 ημέρες

    The handsome bird initially program because stepmother technologically camp among a black-and-white discussion. husky, possible clock

  76. T59


    Πριν 10 ημέρες

    I had a orange 1976 Trans Am with a 455 love to have it now

  77. Vadkani


    Πριν 10 ημέρες

    Who has the soul to scrap a classic car, in a quite good condition like that? Once we have found a '92 Mini, but police was involved. We stepped on their toes day after day, for 6 years. We visited this car like the cemetery, and one day, we found it vandalized. After 10(!) years, the owner of the property called, that the police closed the case. (post office robbery, arrested them in 2 hours after back in the day) We visited the Mini once again. Because of the broken windows, head/tail lights, violated hood, the cars bottom was one big complete hole. So save as much cars as You can. They have historic value, and will make so much people smile, and pop up some memories...

  78. Pitbull Gamer81

    Pitbull Gamer81

    Πριν 10 ημέρες

    From someone that restores old muscle cars for a living that car is not in that bad of shape

  79. Harrison Nelson

    Harrison Nelson

    Πριν 10 ημέρες

    Pays 5,000 for the makeover on a car that needs triple that in repairs. Yeah makes sense.

  80. Tee Simon

    Tee Simon

    Πριν 11 ημέρες

    Hey Larry, what kind of seal or cover is that? The one for your hose. At 6:19.

  81. Kyle Baker

    Kyle Baker

    Πριν 11 ημέρες

    Mask in a car. Smart 😂

  82. Meraj Khan

    Meraj Khan

    Πριν 11 ημέρες

    I'm MERAJ my cantaree is Pakistan and weery god car thek u so much

  83. Donald L. Sherman

    Donald L. Sherman

    Πριν 11 ημέρες

    We're gonna need updates on this restoration !

  84. cartee86


    Πριν 11 ημέρες

    Great Work on the HO

  85. RajaDepartment Stores

    RajaDepartment Stores

    Πριν 11 ημέρες

    Make more like this video sir👍

  86. Car boi

    Car boi

    Πριν 11 ημέρες

    Why would someone take this Beautiful car to the crusher?

  87. Max Rguez

    Max Rguez

    Πριν 11 ημέρες

    Bla bla bla bla

  88. x-no 127

    x-no 127

    Πριν 11 ημέρες

    Nice work dude👍



    Πριν 12 ημέρες

    @Ammo you're out of control bro. (In a good way) You really go out your way to inspire ppl with your work.

  90. Black GOD

    Black GOD

    Πριν 12 ημέρες

    When it's all set and done Larry needs to go into someone's automotive hall of fame.

  91. Anthony Rogerson

    Anthony Rogerson

    Πριν 12 ημέρες

    That is a beautiful car

  92. Marcelo antonio

    Marcelo antonio

    Πριν 12 ημέρες

    Q bosta,,,,,,

  93. Mark Rondson

    Mark Rondson

    Πριν 12 ημέρες

    10k car as-is

  94. Eugene Denny

    Eugene Denny

    Πριν 12 ημέρες

    Driving with a mask,hahaha beta

  95. James Huffman

    James Huffman

    Πριν 12 ημέρες

    You did a really nice job.but in the video you was doing one wheel at a time. Why is this you could of done all 4 at the same time is there a reason why you did not do this

  96. John Griffin

    John Griffin

    Πριν 12 ημέρες

    Hey Larry, Great video, as usual. BTY, what ever happened to that huge barn full of cars. I joined the website, even emailed with them, then nothing. Could you provide additional commentary? Thank you.

  97. bb b

    bb b

    Πριν 12 ημέρες

    I recently watched a video on DRY ICE BLASTING. I think it will be a good investment and will surely make your life easier.

  98. Mas Bejo

    Mas Bejo

    Πριν 12 ημέρες

    Nice vintage car

  99. Showtime0212


    Πριν 12 ημέρες

    His door handles are pistons. I didnt think this man could get any cooler!

  100. BlutoandCo


    Πριν 13 ημέρες

    I noticed you left the seat bolts rusty, seems a strange thing to do when you did everything else.