A total of 689 hardtops and eight convertibles were made. A: Not a whole lot changed between these two years because of the major changes of the 98s. It could decelerate from 60 to 0 mph in 121 feet, which was about 10 feet better than the Camaro Z28, its platform-mate equivalent from Chevrolet. In 1997, the Lingenfelter Hurst Firebird was available. Description ------------------------------------------------------------------------- 12363906 32mm front stab. These cars had more power and better suspension, and today are fairly hard to find. Pontiac ceased production of the 400 in 1978.
Built by Trans Am Depot, only 77 will be produced, each signed by. The convertibles had a blue top. Hurst shifter and floor mats were available options starting in 1995. New rims and wheels were available for all lines of the F-body. Engines remain the same, but the 3800 in the base Firebird and Camaro get a vibration damper. The Firebird lineup was reduced to three models, Base, Formula, and Trans Am, the convertible was eliminated and engine choices were now just two.
A few new options were available, including a Hurst shifter for the six-speed manual transmission and a power steering cooler on V8 models. Under this agreement, Trans Am Depot takes brand-new model , strips them down to their basic components and rebuilds what looks like new Trans Ams. This car wasn't meant to go over 150,000 miles, so get ready to maintain the heck out of it. Archived from on July 21, 2015. This draws air through the distributor to eliminate moisture buildup in the optical mechanism. Hurst shifter and Torsen differential were available options.
Additonal Statistics: There are listed on this website. Prior to 1996, the standard engine was a 3. Formula 9225 4372 4685 168 7172 2053? Like its pony-car competitors, the rear-wheel-drive Firebird offered tire-smoking power and impressive acceleration. Although the ones after the converter really only measure the performance of those before it. The pistons and crankshaft were of forged construction and it included a higher lift cam with a more durable valvetrain. It also utilized the Trans-Am style steering wheel and dash except these were finished with gold spokes and a gold dash face which was unique to the Red Bird option. Pontiac Firebird Overview Manufacturer Production February 23, 1967 — August 30, 2002 Body and chassis , Related The Pontiac Firebird is an American automobile built by from the 1967 to the 2002 model years.
Combined with the white wheels, the Formula made for a visually arresting package. Archived from on July 22, 2015. Logos were also painted below the Trans Am badges on the doors and on the front driver headlamp. Easy Financing Available for anyone and everyone!!! The changes were basically made to improve the distributor by adding a ventilation system that is connected to the air intake. He came up with a simple but effective design that captured the original spirit of the Tirebirds.
This also coincided with the release of the 1967. The T5 five-speed manual transmission was standard with the V6s, as was the Borg-Warner T56 six-speed manual for the V8s. Also for the 1968 model, the 326 cu in 5. However, any buyer ordering this option could only order the 305 cu in 5. A 5-speed manual or 4-speed automatic 4L60E transmission is available.
The new L67 was rated at 340 hp 250 kW , with revised cylinder heads that included round exhaust ports. It is a very fun car. In 1978 Pontiac also made available the Red Bird package on the Firebird Esprit model. The 10th anniversary cars also featured a special Firebird hood decal, which extended off of the hood and onto the front fenders. A '96 Brickyard 400 Pace Car version got teal and gold decals on each door and rear quarter panel. The Firebird Trans Am was also selected as the Official Pace Car for the.
Here's a list of suspension parts and prices for 1994 models: Part No. This was coupled to a standard Borg Warner 6-speed manual, although a 4-speed automatic was a popular option. It has been smashed up a couple times. Model year 1995 Year of manufacture 1994 Most recent year of ownership 2014 Engine and transmission 5. Trans Am - same setup as the Formula, but with specific nose fog lights and air dam , tail contoured lower valance , and side ground effects.
Due to poor quality and numerous expensive warranty repairs and repainting, it was subsequently canceled on the 1989 20th Anniversary Turbo Trans Am, although a small handful of them were still produced. A mere three months elapsed from the original concept to final approval. Contact one of our experienced salesman today and let us take the hassle out of. They also received a low fuel indicator that would warn people when they were low on gas. The instrument panel and steering wheel were revised.
This also meant the price of the automatic was built into the base price of the car and thus owner's opting for the manual transmission didn't get any type of price break. He saw the potential for a commemorative edition Firebird coming from this and knew that his unique position made him the person most able to get the ball rolling. The exhaust manifolds got tri-layered stainless steel gaskets for improved durability and reduced leaks. In addition, California and high-altitude cars received the engine, which offered a slightly higher and a more usable torque band than the Pontiac engines of 1977. I flushed the entire system and replaced the pads and calipers. As for color availability, both the Camaro and Firebird received 2 new colors : Gold Sport Metallic and Navy Blue Metallic. Beginning in 1978, the Pontiac group introduced a new special edition vehicle.