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
68 Nova SS small block Chevy 4-speed
1968 Nova SS, Victory Red, less than 10 miles on motor and tranny. built by
Barrett Racing Engines. all kinds of polished motor parts; headers, intake,
pulleys, etc. new paint all new chrome and bumpers, all new interior. just
needs to be finished.
1968 Nova Wheelie
Marc Januszak's 1968 Nova does a wheel stand at Old Bridge Township Raceway
Park in Englishtown, NJ on the first race day of the season. He ran a 9.83
@ 136 mph running a small block thru the Exhaust, with a stock suspension, foot brake and
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