1987 Firebird Formula 350 in showroom condition
In 1987 there were a total of 88,613 Firebirds built by Pontiac. Of those,
13,164 were Formulas, so less than 15% of total production. Only a very
small percentage of Formulas had the 5.7 liter L98 350 engine and 700R4
automatic transmission, which is the same power drive train as the 1987
Corvette. Factory rated at 230 horsepower and 330 ft/lbs of
This car has brought back to look just like it did when it rolled off the
assembly line for delivery to a new car dealership. Not many of these 23+
year old cars are still on the road, and this is the first year of the 3rd
generation Formula with the top engine option, so it's pretty unique.
Still verifying the official production numbers Firebird 350 models from
the Pontiac Historical Society. I ordered the original invoice and window
sticker, which shows a "retail" price of $16,137.00.
Thanks for looking!
1987 Pontiac Firebird Formula 350 restored to stock condition
A quick video of my 1987 Pontiac Firebird Formula 350. Of over 88,000
Firebirds produced in '87 only 2,389 Formula 350 models were made. (2.7% of
total production models)
Most people opted for the Trans-Am model if acquiring the L98 350 engine,
so the Formula 350 is the most rare Firebird model from 1987 as most
Formulas were optioned with the 305 engine.
I have all Pontiac Historical Society (PRS) documentation including copies
of the original invoice and window sticker.
920 horsepower Firebird Acceleration
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DT records a 1988 Pontiac Firebird with 920 horsepower and 910 ft-lbs of
torque at Cars & Coffee.
Here are the specs:
'88 Pontiac Formula Firebird
400 cid SBC with a single 76mm turbo
920 hp and 910 ft-lbs at 18 psi Boost (engine Dyno)
T56 trans with Strange Engineering 12 bolt rear axle
Formula 43 RAD14 18" 3 piece wheels (made in Livonia Michigan)
Bilstein shocks/struts; Hotchkis & BMR suspension bits
Car Warriors - S02E04 - Pontiac Firebird 1978
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1987 Pontiac Firebird Trans Am GTA Walkaround
350 v8 Tune port fuel injection (Tpi) connected to a 4-speed automatic
transmission with overdrive
The engine makes 225Hp and 325Lbs-Ft of torque
Current miles when video made :169,164
1989 Firebird Formula 350 fresh custom L98, GMMG exhaust and more.
This is how my car now sounds 5-10-09. Just installed a new 355 L98 with
10.5:1, AFR Eliminators, Lloyd Elliot cam (223 230 .535 .535 109LSA) and a
TPIS Miniram. Just installed a new McLeod clutch, "Dyno Don" headers and y pipe,
and a fresh rebuild on my 9 bolt rear including new bearings, posi cones,
and 4.11 gears. This car is not tuned, hence the crap out of the Exhaust. I was not able to get video of the Dyno runs but the numbers
were 370rwhp @ 6200rpm and 350rwtq at 4800 rpm. Not too bad for now :-D