During the 1995, 1996, and 1997 seasons, 14-time champion used a Firebird body to replace the obsolete and bodies he had used since 1988. The 8 cylinder, overhead valve naturally aspirated engine has 2 valves per cylinder and a volume of 6. Next came the Formula 400, packing a standard 330 horsepower, 400-cid V-8. This generation of Firebirds were available in coupe form only; after the 1969 model year, convertibles were not available until 1991. The third generation, available from 1982 to 1992, was featured in the 1983 movie and the 1984 movie.
You will find the Firebird listed for sale. A four-speed automatic was optional for both, featuring built-in electronic controls beginning in 1994. Pontiac ceased production of the 400 in 1978. The 350 cu in 5. We try to add new parts for sale to this page every week. The 1980 Turbo model was used for. Dan Seller… good luck with the sale and give the family all the profit from the sale minus your commission.
In addition, California and high-altitude cars received the engine, which offered a slightly higher and a more usable torque band than the Pontiac engines of 1977. Don't post your car for sale in the comments. In 1979 Pontiac sold 116,535 Trans Ams, the highest sold in a year. Very hard to find in this condition. He was also an avid Firebird collector after filming the movies and also the movie series. They did manage to cut enough weight from the design so that acceleration performance would be better than the 1981 models. The 2nd generation Firebirds had new styling with a front bumper and recessed grille that was molded out of Endura rubber and painted the same color as the car to giving it a bumperless appearance.
Look at the detailed photo on the Flickr link. Still, just about my favorite year for Firebird. An approach that stresses function over decoration. The instrument panel and steering wheel were revised. Due to poor quality and numerous expensive warranty repairs and repainting, it was subsequently canceled on the 1989 20th Anniversary Turbo Trans Am, although a small handful of them were still produced. For example, the combination 28-10 on a Pontiac would indicate the body finished in Atoll Blue Metallic and the roof area in Polar White. O decal on the Shaker Hood Scoop but were not anywhere near the same engine as the 71-72 H.
Car is complete, it does runs and drive well, but has been off the road for the better part of the last 30 years. Dents and dings, and other fix ups etc… do that down the road some time if you want. Four distinct generations were produced between 1969 and 2002. However, in the sixth season 1979-1980 , Rockford continued to drive the 1978 Firebird from season 5, as disliked the 1979 model's restyled front end. From 1977 to 1981, the Firebird used four square headlamps, while the Camaro continued to retain the two round headlights that had been shared by both second generation designs.
The only difference between this engine and the previous 1975 engine is the H. It also featured white-painted, five-spoke, 16-inch alloy wheels, and white leather seats and door trim. See the next page to continue to read about the Pontiac Firebird throughout the 1970s. The original owner stopped driving the car about 10 years ago, and the car just sat until earlier this year. The original owner of this 1970 Firebird was 50-years-old when he took possession of it, and he had no intentions of ever buying a Firebird. However, that proved to be impossible due to the emissions regulations of the era. Seller never said anything other than what it was, at least from what I saw.
The Firebird body also replaced the Oldsmobile Cutlass in the pro stock class in 1995, forcing drivers , Jerry Eckman, and Mark Pawuk to replace their body styles for the 1996 year. The vinyl top looks to be close to perfect, but the paint is a bit faded in spots. I am actually the guy selling it on ebay and I never state the car only has 13k original miles I only stated the odometer reading as stated on the car. The , offered in 1979 as a credit option, was now the standard engine. The front door were replaced with a single pane of glass and Astro Ventilation, a fresh-air-inlet system. A was also considered, but falling ragtop sales scuttled its prospects. It has since been revived and is back on the road.
When the Firebird Trans Am was released, there was controversy over the model's inability to compete in the Trans-Am because the smallest available engine was too large for use in the series at 400 cubic inches 6. From 1970-81, there were 4 Firebird models. Deleting the rear quarter windows produced the close-coupled look of a two-seater, with vast B-pillars and lengthy door windows. In F-body development, both the third generation Firebird and Camaro were proposed as possible front wheel drive platforms, but the idea was scrapped. Full payment via cash or bank draft within 7 days, unless other arrangements are made. The 'transmission perform' button was available only in the 1994 and 1995 Formula and Trans Am. Vehicle must be payed in fullin 7 days, and picked up within 30 days of auctions close, or deposit will be forfeited, and car relisted.
The second letter identifies the roof color. We have seen people pay outrageous prices just for an interior like this. Waiting for a retraction in the ad stating the true miles…. If you don't see the part you are looking for, check back with us from time to time. The suspension was also revised and a rear stabilizer bar was added.
This was no longer the case by 1977, when the Buick V-6 became the base engine for Firebirds and Esprits. For 2002, more convenience items such as power mirrors and power antenna became standard equipment, while cassette stereos were phased out. Instead, official model names were given to four different versions of the Firebird, something that had never previously happened. For 1995, all Trans Ams received 155-mph speedometers and Z-rated tires. Dimensions actually hadn't changed much, but few disputed the car's taut, newly aggressive demeanor. The steering wheels in all Firebirds was also changed; their optional built-in audio controls were more closely grouped on each side.