1968 Pontiac Firebird vs 2010 Lingenfelter Trans Am - Generation Gap: Firebirds
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In this episode of Generation Gap the guys compare Firebirds: old vs. new.
Davin brought a classic 1968 Pontiac Firebird equipped with a 350-CID V-8
boasting 320 hp. Matt, on the other hand, had a bit of a trick up his
sleeve bringing a 2010 Lingenfelter Performance Engineering Trans Am
modified to the nines to look and perform like a modern Firebird. Its 455
CID and 655 hp are some impressive numbers, but how will it be on the road?
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10 second 68 Firebird Sacramento Raceway 1987
This 68 Firebird was my first car purchased when I was 17 in 1977. The car
is currently undergoing a frame-off restoration.
At the time this video was taken in 1987 it was powered by a 455 Pontiac
The best ¼ mile performance was an ET of 10.87 and a MPH of 124.83 WITHOUT
the aid Nitrous oxide.
The heads are ported factory cast iron D-Ports cast# 48.
Crankshaft is factory 455
Rods are factory 73/74 455 Super-Duty
Camshaft is a Cam Dynamics solid flat-tappet with .618/.644" lift (1.65
rockers) 265/275 @.050 duration
Advertised duration is 312/322 int/exh
Pistons are Ross flat-tops yielding 12:1 compression ratio with the 69cc
Carburetion is 2 660cfm Holley center squirters mounted on a Doug
Nash/Warrior tunnel-ram manifold.
The differential is a Dana 60 with a 4.10 ratio gear set
Big Street Wheelie
http://www.1320video.com/CDIVdvd.php (This is now on DVD!) Big wheelie on
the streets, it's not very often you see a wheelie like this on the
streets! The car comes down and nails the oil pan, nice little spark show!
Turbo Firebird Formula VS Turbo SVT Cobra Mustang (Best of YouTube series)
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series this summer... with a collection of the best "American Iron Street
Racing" action. Late-Model Domestic Muscle, like Camaro Z28 & SS, Mustang GT & Cobra, Firebird Formula
& Trans Am, LS1 & LS2 GTO & Hemi RT & SRT8 Challenger.
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Firebird Test Run
Just a little test run and a small burnout in our 1968 Pontiac Firebird
400. This the first drive after getting this car on its feet again.