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Springfield, Nebraska
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Jul 26, 2012 at 6:19 pm
My favorite hood ever Nice 71
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Jul 26, 2012 at 7:41 am
Nice looking 71 formula. Firebird!
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Haha! AWESOME TOY!!! > wink image

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1971 Pontiac Firebird Formula (Formula)

Last updated Jul 27, 2012  

Photo of a 1971 Pontiac Firebird Formula (Formula)


The car was purchased in Texas in 1977 by my father to have a car for the kids to drive. The car was quickly nicknamed “The Kids Toy”. A few modifications were done, the Rally II wheels were exchanged for turbine mags, and side pipes were added. A custom paint job with murals on the hood scoops and pearl white was airbrushed down the sides. (Hey, it was the 70’s.) It even won a few car shows.

I purchased the car from him a couple of years later. It went from Texas to California then sat in storage for 10 years. It was moved to Nebraska and sat for another 7 years waiting to build up the Firebird Restoration Fund.

Frame off restoration took 5 years but came out looking good. For 2009 it’s leading a sheltered life. The plan is to limit its road time for a year. It was trailered to 15 shows, 6 were national shows and the rest were local area shows. Now it can be driven a little more.

Ames Performance Pontiac Nationals Norwalk, OH 8-8-09
High Performance Pontiac's Editor's Choice
1st in class - 1970-1981 Stock Firebirds & Formulas

Trans Am Nationals Dayton, OH 8-30-09
3rd in class - Stock 1970-1976

High Performanc Pontiac - Cover and Article August 2010


This is an all stock car that came with:

400 - factory rated at 300 hp
Muncie CR 4 speed
Hurst Shift
1 1/8 in stabilizer bars

Factory Options

400, 4bbl, 4 speed
Safe-T-Track (positraction)
Am/FM Stereo, 8-track Player
HD Air Cleaner
Custom Belts
Recessed Wipers
Rally 2 Wheels
Power Brakes
Power Steering
Front Console
Air Conditioning
Power Windows
Power Door Locks
Electric Rear Window Defrost
Formlua Steering Wheel
Roof Moldings
Rally Guages
Custom Trim Group


stainless fuel and brake lines
custom exhaust

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