Murray McGill 1967 Firebird 326 Coupe. Janota 1967 Firebird Coupe, bought while in high school in 72. I feel like I am diagonally parked in a parallel universe. The 400 was standard in the Trans Am and the 455 was optional for both 1975 and 1976 models. And then press, pull or push it from the front to back, side to side until finally it can release the hood. This is about as nice of a flat hood as you will find.
So in summary, in 68 the catch which is spot welded into the hood substructure changed, the hood latch mechanism changed and the pull lever on the hood latch remained the same. There were only 2,641 cars produced with convertible top and overhead cam engine. I designed this car when I was in the tenth grade of High School and still have the drawing I did of it back then. One of these served as the pace car. Look no more for this ultra hard to find part, order yours today! We update this page every evening. I am presently starting to restore it again. The car is 100% original having been a ground up restoration.
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. I will explain more below if this doesn't make any sense. Now obviously the chunk I took out of my head is only visible when I open the hood, and I honestly doubt anyone would even notice it unless I pointed it out or you own a first gen Camaro. The third generation, available from 1982 to 1992, was featured in the 1983 movie and the 1984 movie. They agree with my own experiences and usually add to what I know. Back in the mid eighties I did a lot of restoration on the car including rebuilding the engine, all new brake parts including drums, lines and wheel cylinders, new oem rear fenders and gas tank.
So if your still reading, you are willing to make this mod to have a completely functional cable activated hood latch assembly. E-Mail me back if you get this message, I would like to correspond with you. The car has bright blue interior and has a dark blue top. Also for the 1968 model, the 326 cu in 5. Carrie Gunner 1967½ Firebird 400 Convertible. The car was originally gold and has since been painted red. A total of 857 were built as it was a mid-year addition.
If you look closely you can figure out that this is required to work with the redesigned more positive latch. Mike Taylor 1967 Firebird 350 Coupe. I wanted to have all the mounting points in the stock location. The car is a lot of fun to own and drive! A: I always look forward to your comments. Unfortunately, I didn't take any good pictures of this step but you will tell what I'm talking about from the pictures below. Also Items like bumper brackets, when featured with blue text, may or may not come with the hardware bolts even when seen or not seen in the images depending on what we have in stock.
The 1967 400 hoods are unique. I decided to mount it flush because I still have the foot activated e-brake and the handle is right there also. Perfect fit and details along with a great price make it easy to choose this hood. It also marked the 10th anniversary of the Trans Am, and a special anniversary package was made available: silver paint with gray upper paint accents and a silver leather interior. So here is a picture of the cable handle mounted under the dash. The new latch has an extra ear sticking out on the passenger side to force the safety catch into place if the primary catch releases.
My father was the original owner. Power seat- drivers 6 way, Security package includes theft deterrent system and remote key-less entry , 3800 performance package that included 3. Items on this page are featured in two ways. 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. Hose slides right on to this fitting. The 68-9 400 used the same inner structure as all 68-9 flat hoods.
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. I will upload some pictures in a couple of days. The options include 400 , turbo400 , vinyl top , body side moldings , door edge guards , tinted glass , power steering , power brakes , trunk mat , and console. The name also caused controversy because it was used without permission from the , who threatened suit. This cam and rocker combination, combined with a low compression ratio of 8.