JoePapa dialing in the new motor in his 1969 Firebird

JoePapa boiling the tires, beating the bug at Temple Raceway

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1969 firebird vs.newer camaro
at the drag for the first time





1969 Firebird - 11 second pass
1969 Firebird 400 - standard build Pontiac 455, TRW pistons, 10:1 compression, hydraulic cam, 2400 stall converter, 3.42 gears, street tires (trim rings pulled for racing), Quadrajet carb, full Exhaust system, no traction bars (leaf springs clamped), and no Nitrous. Final pass (back in 1998) was 11.69 @ 116 mph.





1969 Firebird - Waldron IMPOSTOR mufflers
Watch and hear a 1969 Firebird convertible 455 CI with 2 Waldron's IMPOSTOR mufflers. No transverse muffler.





1969 firebird at home for a quick drive
Just a quick ride after getting the car home. It was bought in New York and driven home to Central florida, 1,110 mile without a glitch!




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