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
Europe's fastest car: 1987 Pontiac Firebird Trans-Am
This highly modified 1987 Pontiac Firebird Trans-Am has done a 407,134 km/h
(253 mph) top speed run in Germany, officialy making it the fastest street
legal car in Europe. Soon, it will come to the USA to beat the world record
of 256 mph set by the SSC Ultimate Aero!
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77 Plantinum Bandit @ The Dyno!
Here is a quick upload of the Dyno session we did with the
Platinum Bandit just after the TA Nats this year.
The Platinum Bandit, is an original 77 SE 4spd TA, that we converted over
to a lot of modern technology to make it a fun road ready car with a lot of
power. The 474 stroked engine we recently built for it with the help of
Butler Performance, will be featured in the next issue of High Performance
Pontiac Magazine. Pushing 585HP off of 89 Ethanol fuel, with plenty of
vacuum and drive-ability, really makes this car come alive! I will be
posting a video of all the updated components and their manufacturers soon.
19 and 20in. Snowflake Wheels from YearOne.
4 wheel disc brakes from SSBC.
4-Link Suspension by Highland Daytona.
Engine by Butler Performance & RAMC.
Custom Decals by Phoenix Graphix.
Custom Leather Cerrilo Seats.
Burt Reynolds Edition Door Panels, Rear Speaker Deck by Year One.
HID 8k Kelvin Headlights w/98 Tahoe Euro style assemblies.
Billet Aluminum Hood Hinges
Kenwood Sound System - Autosounds
1986 Pontiac Firebird - DAVID HASSELHOFF with KITT from Knight Rider
Christopher Rutkowski takes a journey with KiTT as he learns from Jennifer
Catano what Knight Rider is all about. Michael Knight himself, DAVID
HASSELHOFF, takes us for a ride and tells us why KITT existed and how
important his old buddy is to fans.
We're teaming up with KNIGHTRIDERHEROES.com to bring you this special
episode. Be sure to check out knight rider heroes as there will be some
very special information and an announcement soon, and you know
theAFICIONAUTO is going to be a part of it!
Watch this very special episode of theAFICIONAUTO as we explore one of the
most famous movie/tv cars ever built.
Sound Design and mix: TJ Jacques
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