FORMULA 400 FIREBIRD RESTORATION PROJECT

1975 Pontiac Firebird

Condition: Used
Make: Pontiac
Model: Firebird
Trim: Formula Coupe 2-Door
Year: 1975
Transmission: Automatic
Drive type: REAR
Interior color: BLACK
Vehicle Title: Clear
Item location: Saline, Michigan, United States
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Description for Pontiac Firebird 1975

1975 Pontiac Formula 400 Firebird

  • Cowl Tag

ST (STYLE) 75 (YEAR) 2 (MAKE) FS (MODEL) 87 (BODY STYLE) N (MANUFACTURE PLANT-NORWOOD OH.) 248712(BODY UNIT NUMBER)

· TR (Trim) 19V (Interior black vinyl) A51 (Bucket Seats) 24L (Lower body color Arctic Blue) 24V -(Upper Body color Arctic Blue)

· 05 (Assembly Date) E (5th Week) W66 (formula Design) BLK (Secondary interior color)

· B40537 (Fisher Time Date Code)

  • VIN Number

· 2(Pontiac) V(Formula) 87(Sport coupe) S(400 Four Barrel) 5(Model Yr75) N(Assembly Plant) 5622624 (Production #)

  • Engine Code

· YS (400 original engine)

  • Axle Code

· PCG (3:08 open differential Original)

  • Tires

· 225 60 15"

Body Information

· Front Nose is from a 1973 Firebird.

· Drivers door is original passenger door is from a 1978 Formula.

· Fender on left is from 1979 Trans Am, ight is From 1978 Trans Am. (have originals but with rot)

· Hood is original to car.

· Glass is original.

Interior

· Hobnail front and rear seats from 1979 T/A

· Electric Window / locks and switches from a 1980 T/A

· Speedometer is from a 1970 T/A (160 MPH)

· Power trunk release in glove box.

· Door panels.

Engine

· Original 400 rebuilt (unknown mileage)

· Bored .30 over at time of rebuild

· Has low compression 8 Valve Relief Pistons

· Has an original H.O. 068 Cam (used in all Ram air III and H.O Engines) Great condition.

· Lifters are in Great condition (unknown Brand) look to be high Performance.

· Summit Racing H.P. Oil Pump with welded on pick - up tube, ardened shaft and screen.

· Summit Racing Double roller Timing Chain and gears.

· All newer Fel - pro Gaskets throughout.

· New Thermostat 160 Deg.

· New water Pump and Heater core.

· Heads #96 casting from a 1971 Pontiac GTO (330 HP) 400 engine.

· New Stainless intake 2:11 valves and 1:77 Exhaust Valves. New seals Keepers, ocker Arm nuts.

· Heads use 13/16 Spark plugs (AC R45) gapped at 0.45 .

· Timing 16 Deg. In Drive at Idle.

· Has Mechanical advance of 22 Deg. In distributor and around 15 Deg. Vacuum.

· Uses 10w30 oil Havoline. 6 QTS with filter, am Saver oil additive (W/Zinc).

· HEI Ignition

· Intake Manifold is late 1960's / early 1970's Edelbrock Performer P4B. (Square bore Carbs)

· 750 Holley Double Pumper with Vac. Secondary's (model 3310-3) Late 1960's. (Stock Jetting?).

· HEI Performance Distributor, ccel HEI Super Coil and wires.

· New Harmonic Balancer.

Exhaust

· New Summit Racing Headers Full Length style 1 5/8 primary Tubes and 3" collectors 18 Gauge.

Transmission

· TH350 from 1979 Pontiac.

· New filter, askets front and rear, nd dip stick seals.

· New Tail shaft bushings.

· New Vacuum Modulator.

Rear End

· 3.08 Geared open Differential (PCG code).

Brakes

· New H.D Pads

· Re-manufactured Calipers

· Newer Master Cylinder

· New Braided Stainless steel hoses front / rear

Suspension (All bushings Energy Susp. Polygrafite Black)
  • Rear

· New HD Leaf Springs

· New Axel Leaf Spring Pads - Polyurethane

· New Eye and Shackle Bushings - Polyurethane

· ¾" sway bar in Rear.

  • Front

· New upper and lower A-arm bushings - Polyurethane

· New 3Deg. Offset extra Camber offset cross shafts (upper)

· Original Springs

· Front Spindles from a 1994 Chevy Caprice LE.

· New 12" Rotors with Metric Studs (from a 1989 Frirebird 1LE PKG).

· New Bearings and seals on Rotors.

· New upper and lower Ball Joints.

· 1 ¼" Sway bar with Poly Bushings and end links.

· New Monroe Gas charged shocks front and rear.

· Stop Flex Kit from Pro Touring

· G Braces from Frame to Firewall

· Solid Aluminum shear proof Sub Frame / Body mount bushings.

Alignment

· Front 1 Deg. Negative Camber.

· Front 1 Deg. Positive Caster.

· Front Toe in 1/16"