1968 Pontiac Firebird 400
**The thing is that Im not selling/ & its not mine, 'cause it belonges to a
place down in Houston, Tx that auctiones classic cars. They have all
sorts of cars muscle, exotics, nice classics, and so on. I saw on their
website and thought it would be nice to share it on youtube for my first
1980 trans am trying to start after 24 years in storage
UPDATE- here is my restoration page with pictures if anyone is interested
i just bought this 1980 trans am. its %100 complete but the guy had taken
it apart before storage in 1987.
i am putting it back together to drive it this summer
i put some oil in the cylinders before i tried to start it.
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
1978 SUPER BANDIT Stage 2 Trans Am 468 ci 500+ tq built by Southern Classic Trans Ams
This '78 Super Bandit Stage 2 was sold and you can view our newest build
advertisement in ebay using item #181278382346. The build on our 3rd Super
Bandit is 90% completed. It will also have the Dyno tuned 468 stroker with cold
air induction. Improvements to our 3rd Super Bandit over our previous ones
include a camshaft upgrade to a Comp Cam .520/.540 roller, taller Ferrea
valves to match the cam and the carb modified to a 850 cfm Q Jet for
increased hp/tq. The front and rear bumper covers are upgraded to the new
fiberglass type. The paint is base/clear with all of the decals under 3
coats of clear. Top coat of clear to be lightly wet sanded and buffed for
that glass smooth shine! Other standard items include a rebuilt 4 speed
Borg Warner ST10 manual trans, 3.42 posi rear, converted to factory 1979
type 4 wheel disc brakes with drilled/slotted rotors and ceramic brake
pads, Year One 17" snowflake wheels, upgraded instrumentation which
includes 8k tachometer and 160 speedometer, upgraded AC system and gold Y
88 T tops. The black and gold SE look is present on the outside and inside.
Bottom side of floors cleaned and painted in red primer. All new brake/fuel
lines and gas tank. Check out our ebay ad and call me for more details or
to purchase our 3rd Super Bandit. Bill Webb - Southern Classic Trans Ams
1968 Pontiac Firebird 400 4 speed Convertible
Sold--- My 1968 Firebird. A frame off restoration, rebuilt 400, reset the
odometer to 000000. Currently has 850+/- miles. Has brand new wiring, hood,
fenders, rear quarters, trunk lid, all emblems, both bumpers, all glass,
convertible top, door panels, carpet, dash, heater core, heater fan, entire
front and rear suspension, disc brakes, edlebrock 650, much more... It has
rally gauges, and a hood tach. Over $40,000 invested. Spare parts include a
radio, a second console, an automatic shifter, a spare rally guage assy,
most of the old parts, covers most of a shelf that extends the entire rear
of my garage, and a few in the basement. Selling for $22,000.00. Serious
inquires only. Send e-mail to firstname.lastname@example.org