1969 Pontiac Firebird Classic Muscle Car for Sale in MI Vanguard Motor Sales
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1969 Pontiac Firebird
The Pontiac Firebird was built by the Pontiac division of General Motors
between 1967 and 2002. The Firebird was introduced the same year as the
automaker's platform-sharing model, the Chevrolet Camaro.
The first generation Firebirds had a characteristic Coke bottle styling.
Unlike its cousin, the Chevrolet Camaro, its bumpers were
integrated into the design of the front end and its rear "slit" taillights
were inspired by the Pontiac GTO. Both a two-door hardtop and a convertible
were offered through the 1969 model year.
The 1969 model received a major facelift with a new front end design made
of an Endura bumper housing the headlights and grilles. The instrument
panel and steering wheel were revised. The ignition switch was moved from
the dashboard to the steering column with the introduction of GM's new
locking ignition switch/steering wheel.
This beautiful Firebird runs nice and strong. It came out of Michigan and
has had a body off rebuild. The car has never been races, but is a very fun
driver that gets the looks! It has won several 1st place trophies and
awards in its class at local car shows.
Freshly Rebuilt 350ci Motor
New Rings, Bearings and Cam Bearings
476 Lift Comp Thumper Cam
Cam Lifters, Pushrods, Roller Rockers
New Heads, Professionally Reworked
Edelbrock Dual Plane Intake
Polished Aluminum Holley Ultra 750 Carb
Chrome Alternator, Chrome Pulleys
400 turbo Automatic Transmission with
2800/3200 Stall Converter
Completely Reworked Rear End, All New Seals and Bearings
Posi-Traction 10 Bolt Rear End with 3:73 Gears
Competition Engineering Slide-a-Links
Shorty Flowmaster Mufflers
New Power Front Disc Brakes
Holley Blue Fuel Pump
Holley Line Lock
Painless Bump Switch
MSD 6AL Box, MSD Wires, Blaster Coil, MSD Distributor
New Chrome Oil Pan
Close Out Panel Will Be Installed
9" Torque Converter
Rebuilt Stock Starter
Radiator in Good Shape
Chrome Overflow Tank
Beautiful Professionally Done Red Paint
Chrysler Inferno Red Paint, Code PEL
New Quarters, New Inner Fenders, New Floors
BF Goodrich Radial T/A's 225/60/14 Front, 245/60/15 Rear
2" Drop Spindles
Nice Paint on Underside of Trunk Lid
Solid Trunk with Mat
New Gas Tank
Very Nice Interior
Console and Bucket Seats
Sun Tach with Shift Light
Grant Steering Wheel
Dash in Great Shape
Fuel and Fan Switch
Line Lock Switch
Aftermarket Gauges under Dash
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Test Driving 1969 Pontiac Firebird 400 V8 Four-Speed
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I thought you'd like a look at this nicely restored 1969 Pontiac Firebird.
It's powered by the 400 V8 4 bbl, backed by a four-speed manual trans. It
really looks slick inside and out. It's equipped with the dual hood
scoops, hood mounted tach, rally wheels, and very nice blue metallic paint.
The interior has been completely restored and looks nearly new. These are
excellent driving and handling cars. I hope you find it
interesting...thanks for watching!
Filmed at Fast Lane Classic Cars in St. Charles, Missouri.
The background music track is Whiskey on the Mississippi by Kevin MacLeod.
Available under the Creative Commons Attribution 3.0 Unported license.
Instruments: Guitar, Bass, Kit, Organ, EP
With a jumping bass and off-beat syncopation, this is straight from
Memphis' Beale Street. The Hammond organ and electric guitar play together
as longtime friends, while the melody changes hands from guitar to organ to
electric piano. 011
Bouncy, Grooving 2010
Flawless 1969 Pontiac Firebird 400
Dave Armstrong, the master GM mechanic who keeps my Fiero on the road, did
a frame-up restoration on this flawless, award-winning 1969 Pontiac
Firebird 400. (Quick, all you old-timers. What were the names of the other
Firebird models available that year? No peeking.)
I'm always amazed at his ability to find NOS parts that aren't even being
made anymore by anyone, especially GM.
Dave takes this car to Pontiac shows during the summer; don't miss the
opportunity to see it up close and personal. This video doesn't do it
If you have a GM car (or any other car or truck, for that matter), and you
live in the Chicago area, take it to him. Ace Muffler, 7157 W. Irving Park
Rd., near Harlem/Irving Plaza. (773)282-1444. How good is he? When he
replaced the Iron Duke in my Fiero, his years of experience allowed him to
take the old one out through the top instead of dropping the rear
suspension and drivetrain, as Pontiac recommended. Yes, he knows his
And anyone who would take a car like this into Chicago evening rush-hour
traffic is either very brave or knows that he could build another one just
like it, which he could;) That lap-dissolve at 3:16 was necessitated by a
very rude, very obscene comment and hand gesture by the female passenger in
that Toyota Yaris. Pure jealousy, that's all that was.
That Firebird 400 V8 sound is music. If you have stereo speakers on your
computer, turn them up.
He's also restoring a '69 Pontiac Ventura, which I shot video of and will
be uploading later on.
1969 Pontiac Firebird 400
This is my 1969 Pontiac Firebird 400 project-Plans for this car are drum to
disc brakes upgrades first! You can hear the old drums squeeking as I
brake! suspension, interior, and house of kolor candy apple red paint with
black rally stripes! Audio system and interior are already being worked on.
Also im planning to lower it 2 inches all around. Im debating on wether to
paint the wheels black or match them kandy apple red? or try to combine
both black and candy red for the rims? What do you think?
Engine is a freshly rebuilt 400 block, .060 bored, hooker headers, holley
carb, holley electric fuel pump, and dual flowmasters. For now not focusing
on the engine but I've been thinking about rebuilding a faster 400 and upgrading the automatic
transmission to a manual shift 5 speed. Not trying to build a car show
quality or a superfast car, mostly a cruiser and once in a while fun at the
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1969 Ram Air IV Trans Am (Part 2)
This is a short clip of my RA IV TA running! It is a real deal RA IV TA.
One of 55 built in 1969. Factory born-with motor, trans, rear, body
panels, hood and a bunch more.
Gotta luv that nasty 041 lope at idle! ☺
BTW, I've also uploaded a sister clip to this one. To view it,
search for: 1969 Ram Air IV Trans Am (Part 1) .
If you have a question or comment feel free to drop me an email at
Sorry about the hiatus. Thanks for all the nice comments. :) I'm adding
a link to my TA Photobucket page. It includes an undercarriage video, pix
Feel free to contact me at firstname.lastname@example.org if you have questions or
I'm also including links for my other brute below. A real-deal (1 of 110
made) '68 1/2 RA II Firebird! This will be on YouTube soon as well.
69 RA IV TA
'68 1/2 RA II Firebird
1969 Pontiac Firebird
www.coyoteclassics.com 1969 Pontiac Firebird: Built 350, 3 speed
automatic transmission, power steering, power disk brakes, 400 hood,
emblems, hood and in dash tachometer, TA fender scoops along with rear
spoiler, new American racing rims, with RWL tires, and headers with dual Exhaust. This Beautiful street machine
under went a full sub frame off rotisserie restoration with a full photo
album of every stage of restoration this car had and was completed in 1998.
One day after completion it took best of show in a Florida car show. It
was a complete car that was taken down to the bare shell and every nut and
bolt was removed. The motor, transmission, and rear end was also all
rebuilt with a mild cam in engine, shift kit in the transmission, and a 10
bolt possi with 342 gears in the rear. This car screams muscle and still
looks great today! The paint is still in great shape with a laser straight
body and a brilliant finish. The interior in done very nicely with an
exception of the dash, in my opinion takes away from the rest of the
restoration. The floors, frame, suspension, and trunk are all very solid
and nice. This is a car that is ready to jump in and turn heads!
1969 Pontiac Trans Am Convertible. 1 of 8 In the world (Read Description!)
Yes! This is only One of eight! No typo! $1 MILLION + worth. For this
PROOF ITS 1 of 8:
THIS SITE USED FOR DATA! NOT MY WORDS!
"FACT: The '69 Trans Am was introduced to the press on December 8th, 1968
at Riverside Raceway in Riverside, CA. One of the cars given to the press
to test was the pre production T/A that was painted Pallidium Silver (no
stripes). Look closely at the pictures of the silver T/A and you will
notice the hood and air extractors have very sharp, hard lines, more in
line with the original design sketches. The March 1969 issue of Hot Rod
Magazine stated the hood on this silver car was fiberglass. Note: The
silver T/A was also a RA IV car. (source for the above date was Jim
Wangers' book Glory Days)
FACT: Pontiac made a total of 697 '69 Trans Ams (coupes and convertibles)
FACT: 8 of those were convertibles, 689 were coupes. (As a side note that
really has nothing to do with this, there was also a '69 Firebird
convertible used on the television program "I Dream Of Genie" that had what
appeared to be a variation of the '69 T/A hood, side air extractors mounted
on the quarter panels and a T/A style rear spoiler. The car was bright
green. I don't believe this to be a real T/A but found it interesting that
PMD would send out a Firebird mocked up similar to a T/A for a TV show.
Maybe they didn't. Maybe it was customized elsewhere.).
FACT: All 8 convertibles were RA III cars.
FACT: Of the 8 convertibles, 4 were automatics, and 4 were manuals
transmission cars. (Side Note: It has been documented that of the 8
convertible Trans Ams made, 7 are known to exist, most of those in good
condition. The 8th is still a mystery. While I have read that the 8th has
been located many different times, that seems to just be a rumor at this
point. There was a blurb in Pontiac Enthusiast Magazine several years ago
that they believed they had found this 8th convertible T/A in Western
Canada and that they'd have more info at a later date. However, I have
never heard any more about that. So until the 8th shows up in pictures
somewhere and is proved documented to be the 8th, I would assume the
location of the 8th is still unknown.)
FACT: Trans Ams were built at two different assembly plants: Norwood, Ohio
(N) and Van Nuys, California (L) (coded L for Los Angeles). The number of
Trans Ams built by each assembly plant and block code are as follows:
WQ: 506 (14 3-speeds, 492 4-speeds, including 4 convertibles)
YW: 117 ( including 4 convertibles)
WQ: 14 (1 3-speed, 13 4-speeds)
(information from the book "Pontiac Muscle Car Performance, 1955-1979, by
FACT: The original design for the Trans Am was actually proposed by the
famous auto customizer, Gene Winfield. Working with artist Harry B.
Bradley, they approached Pontiac in the fall of 1967 with sketches (I hope
to have these sketches posted here soon). Since he consulted for the model
company AMT, Winnfield knew 18 months ahead of time what the 1969 Firebirds
would look like. He and Bradley proposed the hood, scoops, air extractors
and deck lid spoiler that pretty much ended up on the Trans Am (other than
a few minor alterations). Winfield called his car the "Can Am" (is this
where Pontiac later got the name Can Am from?) and his proposed color
scheme was chartreuse and gold instead of white and blue. All of the items
Winfield and Bradley proposed were bolt-on and functional. (Info from the
book The Fabulous Firebird by Michael Lamm)
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