February 2011 AllGenTransAms Member Feature
Year: 1967 Firebird
AllGenTransAms Member: 1Insaniac
Location: Jacksonville, FL..
1. What Year and Model is your car? How many miles?
1967 Firebird, 650 miles on new motor.
2. What was it that made you choose that model Pontiac?
The love of hot-rodding and a good deal on ebay.
3. How long have you owned your car?
I got it on June 2nd 2006.
4. Where and how did you find your car?
I purchased it from ebay for 10 K.
5. Is your car stock, restored, modified, or in between? If restored, tell
us about the restoration. If modified, what “mods” have been done?
Humm?.... Well it is restored, custom modified.
494 PONTIAC STROKER
1967 400 Pontiac Block
Ross custom pistons +.060 400 4.180 bore
Total Seal Piston Rings
BOP Neoprene rear main seal
Comp Cams Hydraulic Roller Camshaft
Duration @ .050 236 intake 224 exhaust
Lift .520 intake .540 exhaust
Comp Cams hydraulic roller lifters
Edelbrock 877 cc cylinder heads
Custom chrome moly pushrods
PRW 1.5 ratio roller rockers
Eagle H-Beam 6.700 ESP connecting rods
Milling double roller timing chain
Melling 60 psi oil pump
AED performance 850 HO Carburetor
Kauffman North Wind intake and water crossover
Doug’s D568 ceramic coated headers
Accel HEI distributor
BOP composite distributor gear
MSD distributor cap
Taylor plug wires
Power Master hi-torque starter
March Performance serpentine system
Engine built by: Harrison Racing Enterprises (Gary Harrison) Jax FL
Race built Turbo 400 Transmission
Gear Venders overdrive unit
Ridetech complete Air Ride suspension set up
Mark Williams 12 bolt rear end 373 gears
Wilwood Disk brakes, 6 piston calipers with slotted rotors
Flaming River Rack and pinion / Searing column
Ron Davis Aluminum Radiator
SPW power windows
Vintage Air A/C
Spin Tech Exhaust
Rick’s stainless steel fuel tank
Complete Alpine sound system
Paint by Old Iron Customs Jax. FL
1969 TA (replica) fiberglass hood
American Racing rogue black wheels 18” X 8.5 rear 17 X 8.5” front
Goodyear Eagle F-1 Tires
6. Do you have any future plans for your car?
Maybe detail the trunk space with custom interior. Just enjoy it now then pass it down to my son.
7. Do you attend shows/events/races with your car? Are you a member of any
Yes!!!! many car shows. It was great to be a part of the bandit run 2010. I hope to run her down Gainesville raceway's track in the next few months. and I am a member of the Dixie Chapter Pontiac Club (division of POCI)
8. How many miles a year do you put on your car?
She has been finished for about A year and I put 650 miles on her.
9. Have you won anything with your car you're especially proud of?
Last year (2010)she won 6 large trophies, one was people's choice, one was best of show but I am stoked the car made the cover and center fold of High Performance Pontiac Magazine 2010 September issue. Check it out here: http://www.highperformancepontiac.com/features/hppp_1009_1967_pontiac_firebird/index.html
10. What's your fondest memory in/with your car?
Driving it to the beach here in north Florida. People mob around the car, give me nonstop thumbs up's and rockin' smiles.
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