This 1969 Pontiac Firebird is a very unusual 'Bird being a prototype for the 1969 Pontiac Trans Am program. We learned the story at the 2014 Muscle Car and Corvette Nationals in Rosemont, IL.
http://www.mcacn.com - The Mecum Auction Company had a big display at the very front of the 2014 Muscle Car and Corvette Nationals show this year, and we had the opportunity to chat with John Kraman about what it is like to put on such a giant road show. You can see the Mecum auction schedule at http://www.mecum.com.
Original Chevrolet big-block cars featuring the L89 aluminum head option are pretty rare, and the L89 display at the 2014 Muscle Car and Corvette Nationals was outstanding! Here, we learn about them from Dan Vasic.
New Rocket Racing Wheels for the '69 Chevelle! The Hyper Shot finish should look sweet against the metallic black color of the car. We're running 17x7s in front and 17x8s in the rear, and the BFG tires offer a slight tire rake for an agressive look. Cool stuff.
EFI Fuel Tank for Mini-Tubbed 1967-69 Camaro/Firebirds
Tanks Inc. now offers a narrowed corner EFI tank for first gen Camaro and Firebirds. Finally, there is an alternative to buying an expensive custom gas tank. No longer do you need to spend hours modifying your current tank. Built to clear up to a 345 tire with 3” exhaust Tanks Inc. has designed an affordable stock style powder coated gas tank ready for fuel injection. When installed, this tank has the appearance of a stock gas tank. However, the tank has all the internal baffling needed for late model engines. In addition this tank features a recess for the fuel pump and sending unit to ensure that you have adequate space for all of your fuel lines and wiring with no modification to your floor. Tanks Inc. has replaced the factory sending unit with the standard SAE 5 bolt sending unit to make gauge swapping a snap. Call us at the V8 Speed & Resto Shop for more info on this tank today - 314.783.8325 . Read more for fuel pump options and more photos!
The Muscle Car and Corvette Nationals is more than a car show, it celebrates all elements of the hobby including showcasing some of the best artists in the genre. We spoke with David Snyder about how he creates his automotive Americana artwork by hand, and how he recently helped raise over $100,000 for children's cancer research. You can see more at www.davidsnydercarart.com.
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