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1969 Firebird

1969 Firebird

Year: 1969
Make: Pontiac
Mode Firebird

Front Suspension: Moroso "trick" coil springs with Koni shocks. Afco aluminum control arm bushings and low friction ball joints. Sway bar removed.
Rear Suspension: Landrum monoleaf springs, Rancho 9000 adjustable shocks, Cal-Trac bars.
Rear Axle: 9" Ford with Strange pro iron center section. Moser axles, Strange Engineering spool with Richmond 3:70 Pro gears.
Brakes: Factory front disc / Moser drums on rear.
Wheels & Tires: Front:Weld Drag Star (15x4) with 25x4.5 M/T E.T. Drags. Rear: Drag Star (15x8) with 28x10.5 (stiff sidewall) M/T E.T. Drag slicks.
Paint & Body
Color: Goldenrod yellow/ black. VFN Fiberglass Front end with tilt kit and 4" cowl induction hood.

Seats: 1 drag seat
Upholstery: Cover
Carpet: none
Dash: Stock
Gauges: Auto-Meter tachometer, oil pressure, fuel pressure, temperature, volt meter. MSD shift light.
Shifter: B&M Pro Ratchet activated by air from K&R Performance compressor in trunk.
Stereo System: Hooker Headers.

Engine & Transmission
Type: '69 400 4-bolt with Milodon center caps w/studs. Forged 4.25 stroker crankshaft, +.065 SRP pistons. Machined by Ohio Crankshaft.
Camshaft: Comp Cams solid lifter (Duration @ .050 264/272) .567/.588 lift. 110 C/L.
Cylinder Heads: #13 cast race ported by Jim Butler Performance.
Valvetrain: 2.11/1.77 stainless steel valves, 1.5:1 Harland-Sharp roller rockers and KRE stud girdles.
Induction: Victor intake with Quick Fuel 950 E-85 carburetor. Hilborn Injector style scoop.
Exhaust: Hooker Super Comp headers.
Transmission: TCI Turbo 400 with transbrake, TCI 8" 4500 stall converter.
Cooling: Jeg's direct fit 2 row aluminum radiator, Black Magic electric fan, Mezierre electric water pump with thermostat.
Sponsor: AAA Auto Club.
Racing Accomplishments:
National Trail Raceway "Big Dawg" season champion 2003,2005,2012
Runner-up 2007, 2009.Summer Series "Racer of the Year" 2005.
J.E./Pro Seal "Sportsman of the Year" 2005.
"Richmond Gear Award" 2005, 2012.
Drag News All Star Champion 2005.
National Trail Raceway "King of the Track" 2006.
National Dragster Challenge winner 2007.
2008 "Race of Champions" qualifier at Division 3 Finals.
Best run: 10.382 @ 128.33 with 1.413 60'
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Member: U12RACE
Created: 03-12-06
Last Modified: 05-29-15
Views: 4412
Images: 5
Comments: 8

Author Comment Date
U12RACE Sorry,hoops, just a little humor 01-13-10
hoops what are talking about tape like to know 2tenths would be nice and cheap 12-30-09
U12RACE If you are talking about the tape on the rear fuel line, it is worth 2 tenths and 1 1/2 M.P.H.!!! 04-30-08
Randuss What up with rear fuel line? 04-27-08
69poncho400ci i love the launch pic!!! 10-31-07
turbo69BIRD Very nice #'s car looks pretty sweet too. 12-13-06
400PLUS Runs as good as it looks! 12-10-06
rich seibert i like your car very much 11-29-06
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