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ducksoup
Oct 6, 2010 at 6:44 pm
Nice job on everything! It will be sweet when it is done. Perhaps you can get your bird done for Thanksgiving??? Good luck with the rest of your restoration.
 
 
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doug
Dec 4, 2008 at 3:33 pm
It is always nice to see some one resurect a bird and pay attention to all the little details and i give it to you you get a perfect score... i give you a 5 and good luck with the rest of the bird!!!!!
 
 
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Carolina_29053
Nov 30, 2008 at 5:34 pm
Love it! Nice work!! But that angle iron engine stand make me a little nervous sitting on top of cinder blocks. Maybe we could keep it in my garage!! smile image
 
 

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1970 Pontiac Firebird Formula 400 (Blackbird)

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Photo of a 1970 Pontiac Firebird Formula 400 (Blackbird)

About

Purchased the car in 1974, raced it until 1978 when it was taken apart to restore. New parts were ordered to replace many pieces that looked shabby or not perfect to me, now considered NOS and will go on the car as it is put together. The restoration was placed on hold for family, school, career. In 2005 I moved to Mexico to a start up company and the car is back in the race trailer in storage, the engine at my mother-in-laws and the other parts in boxes. My goal was to allow my son's to drive her to their proms which didn't happen. Then the goal was to let them drive it for their wedding, again not going to happen since the first one is in July and I am still in Mexico. No I will not bring it here to work on, I want to keep it for me. I just want to drive it before gas is no longer available.

Specs

535 HP, 550 ft/lbs torque, never heard it run to date... sad huh.

Factory Options

base model with Formula trim, light as you could get it. PS, PDB, AM-FM 8 track

Mods

numerous: stroked 400 to 468CID, Richmond 6 speed,
planned: Fuel injection sequential port, HRD Max G full suspension package of course wheels (3 piece for desired offset), tasteful custom interior, 3" oval exhaust, aftermarket AC, PW, Aluminum driveline and radiator, nice stereo no TV's

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