A Spec Stage 5 clutch sits ahead of the stock, Hurst-shifted T56 transmission. Note: not all air conditioning refrigerants are the same. Manufacturer original window stickers included this as a separate package listing the items and one price. Introduced in 1967 and following through to 2002 shows just how successful its reign was. The water-based paint often failed and delaminated during the warranty period and subsequently; cars had to be repainted. Exclusive standard features on the convertible included cruise control, electric rear window defogger, power automatic door locks, remote keyless entry, and power windows with 'express-down' feature.
There were a total of 472 of these packages sold in 2001, 239 on the L36 Firebird, 231 on the Formula W66 Coupe, 5 on Formula Firehawks and 2 on Trans-Ams—making these editions quite rare. An Aeromotive 800hp inline fuel pump in conjunction with an in-tank 255-lph pump is necessary to deliver the fuel. In F-body development, both the third generation Firebird and Camaro were proposed as possible front wheel drive platforms, but the idea was scrapped. Formula and Trans Am models had an overhead valve V8 that displaced 5. Lo and behold, one of the local Shottenkirk dealers in Fort Madison, Iowa, had just received a Ram Air Firebird, and that was all he was told. Reynolds was well known to attendees of Barrett-Jackson, appearing numerous times. Forged rods and forged aluminum were specified, as were unique high-flow cylinder heads.
Archived from on 10 June 2015. New this year was traction control on the V8 engines, and three new exterior colors - blue green chameleon, bright silver metallic, and medium dark purple metallic. The 400 was standard in the Trans Am and the 455 was optional for both 1975 and 1976 models. The 'transmission perform' button was available only in the 1994 and 1995 Formula and Trans Am. The T5 five-speed manual transmission was standard with the V6s, as was the Borg-Warner T56 six-speed manual for the V8s. The base engine was an overhead valve V-6 3. Just more proof that life ain't fair.
Steering wheel audio controls were included with optional uplevel cassette or compact disc stereo systems. The 230 cu in 3. The engineers also revised the compression ratio in the 400ci through the installation of different cylinder heads with smaller combustion chambers 1977 Pontiac 400 engines also had the 350 heads bolted to the 400 blocks, these heads were known as the 6x-4 heads and were taken from the Pontiac 350. Manual transmission 5 speed of valves 12 Fuel economy city 19 mpg 4 speed automatic transmission O Engine liters 3. The smaller TurboHydramatic 350 automatic was deemed enough. There are some scrapes on the underside of the front bumper from the trailer ramps and the paint has spiderd on the front bumper.
This option was stopped for the 1996 and later models, but the connections remain for 1996 and 1997 Formula and Trans Am. The only two cars he was considering to fill this role were a Mustang Cobra or a Ram Air Trans Am. But, like anything else, it can always be improved upon. With 30,000 miles on the full powertrain rebuild, this Firebird is a fun driver and ready to roll. He searched for a few months and came across a Cobra that he was almost sold on. The 1995 Pontiac Firebird was available as either a coupe or convertible, in either base, Formula or Trans Am series.
It fills the void created when the previous 5. These cars came with a 455-H. This also coincided with the release of the 1967. I had a mail order tune put in it but the low rpm and mid range needs more work the upper rpms under boost is at 12. The head-turning Notchbacks were made by Auto-Fab, Inc. The bright red could be purchased on all models while the Bright White was available only on the convertible. The state of the art of computerized engine management was in its infancy, and as long as saving fuel was the primary objective, it was not possible to have high horsepower and torque numbers.
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. This increased power by 10% for a total of 220 during the 1978—79 model years. Illustrated Buyer's Guide, Firebird - 3rd. Options included a 301 or the small block. Feel free to contact us if you have any questions:.
I tried taking the car to a different level than what my wife wanted and it becam. In 1994, the Firehawk package was expanded to include options for a suspension upgrade as well as a larger-diameter exhaust system that could boost power to 315 hp. The Super Duty engine, Muncie 4-speed, and TurboHydramatic 400 automatic were no longer available in 1975. Car details Up for sale is my wife's 1995 Pontiac Firebird formula Lt1 Turbo charged with a 6 speed transmission. The front door were replaced with a single pane of glass and Astro Ventilation, a fresh-air-inlet system. For the time being, they would have world class aerodynamics and handling, and excellent fuel economy.
This edition was available in either coupe or convertible form. Painted in Roman Red with a matching red interior it had a Gold pinstripe treatment with Red Bird graphics on the b-pillars. Beginning in 1998 for 1999 models, a standard 16. On March 26th, 2017, at the , the Bandit Edition Trans Am was introduced. This Pontiac Firebird Formula 2-door coupe is a special Lingenfelter modified example.