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 engine.
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 chambers
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
71 LeMans Station Wagon at Strip, Run #9, 11.56 at 115+ mph
3.31 gear, 4070 pound, Q-jet, Goerlichs X-141 mufflers, GTO appearance package, Dr. Gas X pipe, Dr. Gas ovalized tailpipes, exit on passenger side, 11.56 at 115 + mph. Please note, track cleaner is running and sound from its single cyclinder Exhaust is almost louder than Exhaust from the wagon as it runs 11.50s at 115+ MPH. This is truly a very quiet car.
71 GTO with Xlerator mufflers_0001.wmv
Stock Pontiac 400 with Goerlich XLerator mufflers. These mufflers flow roughly 99% of straight pipe flow rates and provide a great muscle car sound without interior drone or resonance problems. These mufflers are available as an extra cost option on many of our Exhaust systems.
1970 GTO "Humbler" with VOE; ca: 2007
New generation VOE mufflers on VOE GTO 1970. Camera cannot show it but sound differential is 10 dBA plus between loud and quiet.
Please visit www.waldronExhaust.com for similar mufflers.
1968 Big Block Chevy c10 490hp+ 454bbc goerlich mufflers 3inch exhaust
454 + .040, 490+HP x 540 FT pounds of Torque 10-1 KB Forged pistons, recon rods w/ ARP wave loc bolts
781 heads Ported with 2.19/1.88 SSTvalves
Lunati 60204 cam, Micro Trol lifters,
Ported Edelbrock Performer Rpm manifold armor coated
Holley 770 Street Avenger carb,Headers armor coated
Built by Watson Ruppel Performance in Sarahsville Ohio.
Hardshift Tranny Built turbo 350,TSI 10" 3000 stall
12 Bolt Eaton Posi 4.10 Richmond Gears
18.5" x 31" Hoosier Pro Street Radials
Car Warriors - S02E02 - Pontiac Le Mans 1967
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