This 1968 pro-street Pontiac Firebird makes 1000 HP & Torque.
Engine: Chevy Big M Dartblock 572 CU. Inch
Aluminum racing heads 8 to 1 compression, comp. cam, fuel injected by Hollay Dominator, Supercharger Vortech V7 at 15 lbs boost, nitrous oxide 350 HP shot progressive control with purge, snow performance water/methanol injection/anti-detonation.
Oil cooler & fan Becool rad. custom remount slant to grill, dual electric fans MSD rev. limiter, meziere electric water pump. Dougs headers, electric controlled exhaust cutouts, custom manual steering (4 control on launch).
Guages: tach, fuel pressure, air/fuel, boost, water temp, oil, volts.
Trans: T56 Magnum 6-speed Hurst shifter. McLeod clutch RXT twin.
Gears: 12-bolt GM/373 auburn.
Aeromotive electric fuel pump/fuel cell, tubular A-arms, full custom sub-frame connectors, 4 link rear suspension & sway bar/mini-tubbed, adjustable front drag shocks.
Brakes: 4-wheel disk manual custom master cylinder.
Tires: Rear - Goodyear Drag Radials 325-50-15 on 12-in. weld rims. Front - Escapade Maxxis P205-70R15.
Stereo: Kenwood 6 speakers + 2 10-inch subwoofers.
Alarm system included, master power killswitch, dual batteries, dual fuse panels (one for new system).
Custom racing bucket seats/shoulder harness, custom chrome roll bar, why manual steering and brakes (no belt drag on crank, no over-steering & no vacuum on 8:1 motors).
Additional Info: This Firebird has never seen a drag strip, never raced, driven with care, respected the power but tested for durability.
Body Miles: 70,735 (part of frame, glass, bumpers, rear seats)
Free pack of depends included.
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.