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1969 Pontiac Firebird 400 Convertible

Price: $49,900

Engine

Type:                     1971 455 H.O. 4 Bolt Main .060 overbore.

 

Crankshaft:         Nodular-iron, magnafluxed, case-hardened, shot peened, straightened, ground, neutral balanced.

 Rods:                     73-74 Super Duty, magnafluxed, bushed small end.

 Pistons:                 Custom J&E with Speed Pro moly-filled rings & .990/.177 Floating Pins.

 Oiling:                   Melting High Volume pump, Modified factory full length windage tray.

 Cylinder

Heads:                   1971 #197 castings. Oil channels opened, harden exhaust seats, port bowls smoothed and blended, port runners gasket matched, bronze guides, Manley stainless steel 2.11 & 1.77 valves, Manley springs with dampeners & 10 degree retainers with poly locks, Comp cams 7/16” studs, chromoly 5/16” pushrods & 1.65 roller rockers, ARP studs.

 Camshaft:            Competition cams

                               Duration @ .050-236/241

                                Lift- .530/.530

                                Lobe Separation 110


Induction:             Stock 455 H.O. Aluminum intake manifold with separate ceramic-coated, cast iron exhaust X-over, Gasket matched, surfaced, #7 port runner opened up, 73-74 Super Duty Quadrajet. 

 

Exhaust:               Doug’s 1 and 7/8” headers, stainless Xpipe, 2 and 1/2" Exhaust through Borla Mufflers, Entire system ceramic coated. 

 Ignition:                MSD Pro Billet Distributor

                                MSD 6302 Coil & 6 AL Box

                                Tilton Starter 

 Drive Train

Transmission:     Muncie Pro Built-M20 4-speed 11” McCleod Borg & Beck, Aluminum Flywheel 

(Neutral Balanced) Hurst Competition Plus linkage.

 Driveshaft:           Nascar solid U-joints, driveshaft reworked and balanced.

 Rear End:             1969 12 bolt Z28 -3:42-Eaton Posi.

 Suspension

Front:                    1 and 1/8” sway bar, Eibach coils, Koni adjustable shocks

 Rear:                     Alston 32” ladder bar with ball ends, mono leaf.

   Koni 80# adjustable coil over shocks. 

 Steering:               69 Firebird, Power Quick ratio

 Brakes:                 1969 Grand Prix Disc Pinned Aluminum Drums.

 Wheel & Tires:                15” Rally IIs – 7” front, 8” Rear.

                                BF Goodrich TA                  235 – 15 Front

                                                                                275 – 15 Rear 

 Body & Paint

Bodywork:           Acid-dipped restoration of entire car. All black parts power coated, factory parts where possible. NOS parts—otherwise restored ’66 Corvette Milano Maroon/Blk/Blk.