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
MONTE CARLO 83 ALL BLACK 406 SBC BIG CAM IDLE AND REV...
Chevy 406cu in 6.7L with holley 750cfm, intake performer rpm, flat top
0.030 oversize piston, ported heads, big mutha thumpr comp cam!!!, hookers
headers super competition 13/4", dual Exhaust with flowmaster super 44, 3.42 posi
gear, 3.73 coming next summer and th350 shift kit with stall 3200. Set up
around 400 hp / 400 lb torque. A BEAST TO DRIVE! 1/4mile : 13.4 @ 101mph
with timming around 30° only. with 3.73 gear and 34° timming it will be
around 13.1 / 13 flat with street tire.
Kevin in his 68 Firebird
Kevin enjoying a day at the track in his 1968 Firebird 400. The first
track is San Antonio Raceway and the second is at Little River Dragway in
Full roller 350 SBC
Full roller 350 SBC. Uses a GM virgin bore, one piece rear seal block, GM
crank, Powder metal rods, and hypereutectic dished pistons, new Perfect
circle rings and Clevite bearings. New water pump included . Cam is the GM
LT4 Hot cam- duration is 218 int/ 228 exh, lift is .525 both sides with the
Bowtie 1.6 ratio roller rockers. Vortec heads cut for .550 lift and springs
to match. Heads have been drilled for the old style 12 bolt intakes, to get
rid of the leak prone Vortec pattern. Intake is a Weiand Speed Warrior
(comparable to a Performer RPM).