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Cars > BackyardBuilt’s Garage > “REDBIRD”


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M –37
Blaine, Tennessee
United States


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Feb 21, 2010 at 11:27 am
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Feb 6, 2010 at 9:35 pm
nice Bird
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Aug 4, 2009 at 5:03 pm
Gr eat looking Firebird! I was looking for 1st Gen Firebird before I happened upon my car. Love to see more pics!

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1968 Pontiac Firebird (REDBIRD)

Last updated Aug 4, 2009  

Photo of a 1968 Pontiac Firebird (REDBIRD)


This car was restored by me and my family-wife,daughter,son,father and a very good neighbor who is just like family to us, who helped out with the precision welding of our new tail light panel and new lower quarters.

When we originally got this car it was a mess -hit in front and back and in need of lots of work in between but NATIONAL PARTS DEPOT had all the parts we needed and got them to us fast.we were very pleased.

when we got the car it was thought to be a parts car for our other 68bird but instead of being used for that it just needed some new parts. as you will see by looking at our pics it really changed in looks.


400 engine
400 transmission
342 rear end gear
3 inch exaust all way out the back with flowmaster mufflers
fastest i have had it is 125-130 mph while racing cobra svt on street- REDBIRD WON 2 TIMES
disc brake conversion on front

Factory Options

was base line model
car was built in lordstown , ohio


we have installed the disc brake kit on front .
special order 69 trans am spoiler but made to fit curve of 68
chrome wheels
and of course the red paint is not factory car was originally green

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