National Firebird and Trans Am Club
North America's Oldest and Largest Club for all year Firebirds and Trans Ams including Formulas, GTAs and Firehawks!!                Established in 1984.

Club Blog

Club Message Board

Photo Gallery

What We Offer

Join the NFTAC!


for all year Firebirds and Trans Ams  
including Formulas, GTAs, Firehawks and Conversions
Established in 1984


Phone/Text: 773-769-7166

National Firebird and Trans Am Club on Facebook NFTAC on Twitter National Firebird and Trans Am Club on Instagram




Join the Club!

History of the NFTAC



Credit Card/PayPal Form

 Secured Order Form


Membership Benefits

Classified Ads


Tech Tips   Club Store

Submit Classified Ad

Events Calendar

Member Stories/Articles

 Member Car Photos

Past Shows/Photos



Social Networks


Ad Rates  Officers

Members Login    Membership Items

  Submit Classified Ad     Parts Exchange

Renewal of Membership  Tech Services  Parts Suppliers  Tech Staff

Online Eagle Magazines   Repair and Body Shop Recommendations 

this is an excerpt from the articles appearing in the EAGLE

NFTAC Message Board
More items in the tech section of the club
Message Board at and on our
Facebook group page at





Please note: Questions and answers are provided for information and advice purposes. No liability either express or implied is assumed by reliance on the information presented either by the writers or the NFTAC.

Some or all of the below is from our message board at and this is just a part of what appears there and in the member magazine.

Also be sure to see our message board on our website for immediate help from fellow members.

Hood Scoop Flapper

Q:     I am a guy who just got his 1971 Trans Am 4 speed delivered in Ottawa, Canada. Now that I have the car, I started fixing what is not correct. So...I have a good question for you 1971 Trans Am experts.

Since my 455 was modified with aftermarket heads, intake and Holley carb,

I was wondering how to make my currently non-functional scoop flapper work?

Can I just order and install the bracket and wiring kit that would normally link the Q-Jet to the scoop and install it on my 850 Holley?

Serge Faucher

Hood Scoop

A:     Two electric solenoids in the scoop that are wired to a kick down switch. Most will put switch under gas pedal to operate.

Rick Rowe

Return to NFTAC Tech Tips Page

Color Bar TipColor Bar

Home    Contact Us

NFTAC Privacy Policy | NFTAC Website Terms of Use
1997-2022  All Rights Reserved - National Firebird and Trans Am Club