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PontiacPowered

M –26
West Palm Beach, Florida
United States

 
 

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Jul 21, 2009 at 3:28 am
I've always loved that year of 'bird... i cant miagine how cool it must be to roll around w palm beach with the top down on a nice spring/summer day...
 
 
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Mar 28, 2009 at 9:56 pm
great looking bird
 
 
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Mar 28, 2009 at 9:55 pm
She's a beauty! I'd love to have a 69 Firebird, especially a convertible.
 
 

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1969 Pontiac Firebird (War Bird)

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Photo of a 1969 Pontiac Firebird (War Bird)

About

This is my 1969 Firebird Convertible I have been restoring for over the past 2 years and I am almost at the end of the road. I have replaced both 1/4 panels, doors, patched the fenders and hood, replaced the trunk pan, rebuilt the motor and transmission, and all of this was done by me. I painted it myself too. The color is Windward blue with a white convertible top.

Specs

Numbers matching 350 bored .030 over
Federal Mogul pistons
Comp Cams 268-H Cam
Holley 670

Factory Options

Power Convertible top
A/C
Power Brakes
Front Disk Brakes
Remote Mirror
Clock
Power Steering
Bucket Seats
Console
In Dash Clock
Remote trunk release

Mods

-A Built Muncie Rock Crusher (Autogear Supercase, Steel Midplate, Sealed front bearing, and Wide ratio M22 Gears)
-400 hood (no emblems, I like it better that way)
-Pontiac 400 bored .030 over with milled down 6X heads (Future Mod)

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Into the SemiFinals!!!

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Wohoo!! Two weeks left of Duplicolor's Restoration Challenge and I made the top 4! This week i'm up against a '68 Yenko Camaro Clone. This will be a tough matchup and i'm hoping...

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I Made the Restoration Challenge!!

This is a challenge Dupli-Color is hosting to find the best vehicle restoration done without any professional assistance. This pretty much defines my ’69 Firebird restoration. I was chosen out of roughly 300 cars to be in the top 32. Now that I was chosen...

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They are never really finished.

Well, this past weekend my steering gearbox decided to leak all of its power steering fluid all over the garage. Looks like the seal just came apart (I guess getting 40 years of use out of one isnt so bad) and tommorow my new gearbox is coming in, so...

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