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shawn baird's 1968 firebird 400
(In His own Words)

I have owned this firebird for over 21 years.And in that time i have had many rare pontiacs,including a 1 owner 1970 gto judge ram air IV car,the only gto judge ram air IV car orderd with a bench seat and a 4 spd(42k miles)IT was so orig they used it to judge the restored ones at the gto nats.a 1972 lemans with a ys motor and 7k3 heads and all the endura option and a formula wheel with only 44k miles,and many other misc firebirds and gtos.but i held on to this one becouse i like to drive em hard and use the hell out of them!! now the 455 going in it and the stock ones going on a stand!


 
   

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Engine Specs.
-factory400 # matching motor with #match heads
-rpm intake
-hyd roller
--headers
--3;73 12 bolt
--factory turbo 400 cont. converter
fastest time was 12;20s@111mph
NOW putting the factory motor back to stock specs and I found a 72 455 4 bolt bored it .030- and 0 decked w/forged pistons
-hyd roller cam
--kre 310 cnc port work
--rpm intake
--950 cfm hp carb
--hooker super comp
--3000rpm cont. converter
--3;73 12 bolt--
NOW LETS SEE HER GO!!! I AM HOPING FOR 11;50S BECOUSE I HATE TO CAGE IT!!