1969 PRO Touring Firebird. Carousel Red with black interior. FRESH rotisserie restoration completed approximately 1 year ago. This Firebird was completely stripped down to a shell. Any filler remaining was removed from the body and the restorer was left with a clean start. A professional assessment called for a new sub-frame, firewall extensions, and front and rear floor pans. New LH and RH fenders were added as well as a RH door shell and both L & R door skins. A rear body panel was fitted along with LH and RH quarter panels. The chassis was undercoated and inner fender liners and lower trunk side panels were replaced. New roof drip molding was also added. The Firebird now sits in a brilliant Carousel Red finish. Grills, bright work (emblems inside and out) and lenses are also NEW. PERFORMANCE: Power comes from a brand new Chevy LS3 crate motor pushing 430hp. The 6.2L V8 is mated to a brand new 4L65E 4-speed auto transmission. A muscle car oil pan was added to the LS3. The new auto shifter has been professionally installed on the floor using the factory center console. A new fuel tank and lines were fitted as well as transmission lines. A complete wiring kit was installed to accommodate new lighting, accessories. A Vintage Air A/C system is now in place for those Hot August Nights. A billet power steering reservoir provides a finishing touch on a highly-detailed engine bay. SUSPENSION & DRIVELINE: Moser axels and a 12 bolt True-Trac posi rear end was given new bearings and powder-coated, to complete the finish of the split mono-leaf suspension with "Ride Adjustable Shocks" they added Cal-Tracs traction system. 4 wheel disc brakes are met with new lines, hardware, fittings and hoses. The front suspension has new ball-joints, tie-rods, lowering springs and drop spindles to improve camber. A new power steering gear box offers an improved quicker ratio. Wheels are American Racing Torque Thrust, 2 tone black w/ polished lip staggered sized. Black-wall Firestone Firehawk performance tires keep this car grounded. INTERIOR: features include original seats with new foam and vinyl covering with new head rests. Carpet kit, headliner and A-pillar molding were also replaced with new. The all-black interior flows very well with new door panels, handles and arms rests. A replacement headlight switch was added to the new dashboard containing new Auto Meter Ultra-Light II gauges. A new dash pad sits atop and a new Grant Formula GT steering wheels. New emblems were used throughout the car, interior included a new rear view mirror in place. Comprehensive Build Information: The new owner will receive 2 large, organized binders containing receipts, manuals and parts info on the build. Also included is a reprinted Fisher Body Service Manual, an Assembly Manual and Wiring Manual. This Resto-modded Firebird is a show-stopping sight that offers heart-stopping raw performance and modern day reliability.
With the introduction of the Chevrolet Camaro in 1966, followed one year later by its mechanical twin cousin, the Pontiac Firebird.
When you think about muscle cars and pony cars of the late 1960s, a 1969 Pontiac Firebird such as the Pick of the Day is not always one of the first cars that comes to mind.
It’s no surprise that John Z. DeLorean, who gave us the Pontiac GTO, wanted to do something different with the new Firebird being offered by his Pontiac Division of General Motors.
Mecum Auctions rolls into Southern California on Thursday for its annual three-day sale at the Anaheim Convention Center
I’ve spent far longer then I care to admit staring at the Pick of the Day car, a 1968 Pontiac Firebird, trying to think of something smart and interesting to say about it.
Still steamed that you missed out on that 1977 Pontiac Firebird Trans Am, the Smokey and the Bandit promo car that sold at Barrett-Jackson?
I had a 1988 Pontiac Formula Firebird when was a young man, but we live in a city where there are many hills and rear-wheel drive is not ideal.