Test Driving 1968 Pontiac Firebird 400 V8 and Full Walkaround
I thought you'd like a look at this very clean 1968 Pontiac Firebird. It's
equipped with a 400c.i. 4BBL (#s Matching) 330 HP V8, Automatic turbo 400 (#s Matching) Transmission, 10 Bolt Rear
w/ 3.08 Gear Ratio, Power Steering, AM/FM Radio, Buckets/Console w/ Clock,
Seat Belts, Appears to be Original Interior, T-3 Headlights, Correct Alpine
Blue Exterior (Paint Code-DD), Correct Dark Teal Interior (Trim Code 250),
Color Keyed Steel Wheels w/ Factory Dog Dish Style Hubcaps, Firestone 14in
Redline Tires, Copy of Broadcast Sheet, Original Owners Manual,
Protect-O-Plate, Believed to be 72,xxx Actual Miles, Fine Example of
Classic Firebird Muscle!! As you can see from the test drive, it runs as
good as it looks too. Thanks for taking a look!
Filmed at Fast Lane Classic Cars in St. Charles, MO
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
My 68 Firebird Restoration Part 5
Got the car home, blocked and fixed all the low spots, got 2 more coats of
build up primer on, and started HVAC modification install!
1968 Pontiac Firebird Pro Touring
A 1968 Pontiac Firebird Pro Touring car I shot while at the Shades of the
Past Rod Run 2013...This was a five year build....and it shows...very nice
car...Check it out!!!...Make sure you follow me so that you don't miss any
of the other awesome cars I shot at this show!!
My apparel provided by:
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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
1968 Firebird First Run
Here is a short clip of of my 1968 Pontiac Firebird about an hour after the
first startup and cam break-in has been performed. I have been working on
it for 4 years and this was it's very first day running. It has a .030 over
pontiac 455 in it with a Comp XE274H cam, ported 6X heads, custom GM
intake, Hedman headers, holley 770 carb, Muncie 4spd, 3.08 posi, and
Spintech 3" Exhaust with
X-pipe,Sportsman XL mufflers with dumps. I am a happy man. It runs great
and sounds fantastic.
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.
1968 Firebird Convertible
A 1968 Firebird Convertible that my friends at Page Custom Rods and
Restorations have restored to a very high level...This is a very nice
Street Rod....check it out!!
1968 Pontiac Firebird $21,900.00
Original California built car, factory Solar red, black deluxe interior,
68' date coded (WT) 400 ci/360 hp engine, 4 bbl, factory intake & Exhaust manifolds, factory breather & valve
covers, power steering, power brakes, factory air conditioning, 400 turbohydramatic transmission, bucket seats with
console, wood steering wheel, factory dash, Kenwood am-fm-cassette, Sun Pro
gauges, dual Exhaust, factory 10 bolt
rear end, new 235/55/17 rear tires, 215/55/17 fronts, new 17" Torque Thrust
wheels, dual snorkel hood, power antenna, 54,000 miles, Same Owner Since
1991, One Clean Bird!