1968 PONTIAC FIREBIRD COUPE - 28,133 MILES SHOWING
This fabulous example presents very well in bright orange with black interior trim.
It has been in the one Adelaide ownership for 27 years and he has been gracious enough to supply the following information:-
"The car was imported from California USA in 1990, it was originally a 4 speed manual car with a 355 cubic inch engine it was converted to Right hand drive by Steve Roberts of Goodwrench Pty Ltd. (Original quotation provided) The engine was re built (Receipts included) and it was re-painted fitted with Holden HX GTS mirrors and new carpet and other works were performed. It was entered in the 1992 Adelaide Hotrod show and was purchased by the current owner in 1994.
Since then, it has undergone a continuous program of maintenance and improvement with the following works undertaken.
Installation of front Ventilated disc brakes and HQ callipers, callipers reconditioned last year and new pads fitted.
Chassis rubbers replaced
Most other rubbers in the car replaced
Weather strips replaced
Grant woodgrain steering wheel fitted
Pontiac rally 2 wells fitted with PMD (Pontiac Motor Division) caps and Corvette stainless steel wheel trims.
Radiator core replaced with a high performance core with maximum fins and tubes.
The original engine was performance enhanced with the installation of a new camshaft, electronic ignition heads ported and shaved by Chris Milton motors and the fitting of a new 750 Holley and manifold shaved and matched to head Ports.
Twin scoop bonnet and bonnet tacho fitted
Entered In Camaro and Pontiac Firebird nationals in 1996 and won runner up for best presented and most original firebird.
Original 355 motor removed and new bearings fitted Heads reconditioned and engine put into storage (Included with Car)
455 Pontiac motor Purchased from USA and re built by owner
Block bored and decked by Chris Milton motors
PARTS PROVIDED BY BUTLER ENGINEERING USA
Pontiac Heads bare castings
Valve cover Aluminium spacers
Engine gasket set
Valve seals and shims
Hone valve guides
3 angle valve job
Rocker arm studs
Crane Gold roller rockers
Hydraulic roller cam
Roller hydraulic lifters
New valley pan to clear hydraulic lifters
Head porting (Heads will support 800hp)
Comp Cam Custom grind
850 Holley Carb
High Torque starter
Starter Shim Kit
Chrome valve covers
OTHER PARTS FITTED
New extreme heavy duty clutch
Flywheel machined and balanced
New M22 Muncie 4 speed gearbox
New Hurst Shifter
New MSD ignition
Extractors ceramic coated
Seats re trimmed
New Sill moulds
Body Mount Rubbers
Harrison original look radio
New heater core
New bonnet hinges
New speedo cable
New fuel tank
New sender unit
New fuel gauge
Headlight weather seals
Dash Centre trim
Spare clutch and pressure plate
New indicator cancelling assembly
Refreshed 350 Engine ready to run with new carb."
A perfect car to enjoy summer cruises, car shows and events.
Eligible for Historic registration in most jurisdictions, this equates to minimal on road costs.
Available to admire on our showroom floor in Adelaide.
We can arrange transport door to door Australia wide.
Finance - our broker offers VERY competitive rates and prompt service.
We welcome the opportunity to consider your trade in.
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