Pontiac Firebird

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1970 Pontiac Firebird Blackhawk

1970 Pontiac Firebird Blackhawk

Filed in Pontiac Firebird by on November 25, 2016 • views: 342

A 1970 Pontiac Firebird rebuilt to modern-car standards and hopped up to an astounding 1,200 horsepower sold at the Mecum auction (2014). It went for $87,000, far behind some other cars at the Mecum Chicago Auction. The 1970 Firebird had been rebuilt with modern components. The 480-cubic-inch Pontiac engine has been rebored for brute power, […]

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Recent Articles #2

1970 Pontiac Formula ‘Cochise’
1970 Pontiac Firebird 'Cochise'

1970 Pontiac Formula ‘Cochise’

Filed in Pontiac Firebird, Pro Tour by on March 24, 2016 • views: 2409

This 1970 Pontiac Formula named ‘Cochise’ is owned by Albert Melchior (Carbon Customs). Albert worked with Scott Mock (Vintage Racing & Performance) to get the car built, and showcases the works of Carbon Customs, Anvil Auto, Ride Tech, and Vintage Racing & Performance. The car was built just prior to, and displayed at the 2011 […]

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1967 Pontiac Firebird – Blown ’Bird
1967 Pontiac Firebird - Blown ’Bird

1967 Pontiac Firebird – Blown ’Bird

Filed in Pontiac Firebird by on March 20, 2016 • views: 1431

It’s a bird, it’s a plane, it’s a Pro Touring, drag racing, roots-blown supercar! If the goal was stealth, then we don’t know how well that was really achieved. Mike Ardito of Tri Power Automotive of Libertyville, Illinois, says a “stealth” look was what car owner Pete Krehbiel was shooting for when he originally commissioned […]

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1972 Pontiac Firebird ‘Code Red’
1972 Pontiac Firebird - Code Red

1972 Pontiac Firebird ‘Code Red’

Filed in Pontiac Firebird, Pro Tour by on January 22, 2016 • views: 1651

To think that this car was built by an average guy and his friends in a garage is mind blowing. It’s pro level from top to bottom, it’s amazingly well sorted, and it kicks ass in a straight line AND on an autocross course. This is owner/builder Bob Bertelsen’s third award winning car. Each build […]

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Readers Rides – What Do You Drive? views: 59

(Sharron S. 1975 Pontiac Formula / 462 Pontiac / 510 HP 540 torque ) From time to time our readers will use the ‘Submit‘ button (down at the bottom right) to send us photos of their Pontiac’s.  It would be nice if we could get more enthusiasts to not only share photos of their Pontiac’s, but […]

Don Stellhorn’s 1964 Road Racing GTO views: 147

Now, there’s something you don’t see everyday – a 1964 Pontiac GTO outfitted for road racing, equipped with a carbureted LS3. Reminiscent of the early days of Trans-Am series racecars, this Pontiac GTO is a modern marvel with a dose of nostalgia. Don Stellhorn is the owner of this masterpiece of a GTO and he […]

Tribute To Big Chief And The Crow views: 604

If you’ve even heard of ‘Street Outlaws’ on the the Discovery Channel (first aired in June 10, 2013) , then you likely know who Justin (Big Chief) Shearer is. He’s the guy that organizes the races, manages ‘the list’ and drives a wicked fast Pontiac GTO called ‘The Crow’. If you’re a fan of the […]

The Forgotten Pontiac G-Bodies views: 197

(1978 Pontiac LeMans) The 1978-1980 Pontiac Grand Am, and 1978-1981 Pontiac LeMans are GM’s forgotten G-Bodies. While the Chevy Malibu was popular with hotrodders, these GM’s seem to have been overlooked and forgotten over the years. The 1978-1980 Pontiac Grand Am, and 1978-1981 Pontiac LeMans share the same G-platform as the: 1978-1987 Pontiac Grand Prix […]