69 Firebird
77 Trans Am
54 Pickup
52 Chieftain
Other Projects
About Me
 
Stats : Body
  • Body
    • ALL metal pieces on the car/frame were sandblasted and painted with Eastwood Chassis Black or powder coated
  • Rust and Repair
    • Purchased my own 120V MIG welder and learned how to weld
    • Replaced or repaired
      • Complete driver floorpan, seat frame support, and toeboard
      • Passenger rear floorpan
      • Lower cowl area above fusebox
      • Subframe bolt plates
      • Driver firewall near horn relay
      • Passenger firewall near blower motor
      • Created plate and welded in A/C evaporator box hole in firewall
  • Paint and Body Shop
    • Further replaced or repaired by body shop
      • Passenger rear quarter panel below side marker light
      • Passenger rear trunk lower side panel
      • Front windshield lower channel
      • Passenger lower rear window
    • Paint
      • DuPont paint and clearcoat
      • Color Code: 29Y
      • Color Name: Titanium Metallic Gray
  • Final Modifications
    • Added passenger door side-view mirror
    • Blacked-out front plastic grills
Stats : Engine / Trans
  • Short Block
    • Pontiac 400 block bored .030 over
    • Square-decked
    • Crank lightened and balanced
    • Stock rods lightened and balanced
    • ARP rods bolts
    • Forged pistons lightened and balanced
    • Windage tray
    • Viton rear main seal
    • Cam: 214 intake / 224 exhaust @ .050
  • Heads
    • 6X-4 Heads
    • Intake valves 2.11, exhaust valves enlarged to 1.77
    • Ported and polished
    • Oil drain passages de-burred
    • Milled .020 to help increase compression
    • Bronze valve guides
    • Comp Cam Magnum 1.52 roller-tip rockers
    • RA-IV 11/32" pushrods
    • Pushrod holes widened for larger RA-IV pushrods
  • Transmission
    • Rebuilt 200R-4 (4-speed automatic from '87 Buick Grand National)
    • 2500 stall torque converter
    • Shiftworks 4-speed shifter detent conversion kit
    • New speedometer cable
  • Accessories
    • Rodney Red radiator
    • Internally regulated alternator
    • Rebuilt power steering pump
    • Edelbrock Performer intake manifold
    • Quadrajet carburetor
    • Carter high-volume mechanical fuel pump
    • Jeg's high-torque mini-starter
    • Mallory Promaster coil
    • Mallory Unilite vacuum advance distributor
    • Taylor 8mm custom spark plug wires
  • Misc
    • Approximate compression ratio of 8.6:1, perfect for pump gas
Stats : Mechanical
  • Brakes
    • SSBC Front Disc Brake Conversion Kit
    • New Disc/Drum brass proporting valve from 2nd Gen Firebird
    • Complete set of new brake lines, front to back
  • Rear Axle
    • Completely cleaned and painted
    • Original 2.79 Open rear gears
    • Original driveshaft with new Spicer U-Joints
    • New 4-leaf rear springs
    • KYB Gas-A-Just Shocks
  • Fuel
    • Complete set of new fuel lines
    • New fuel tank sending unit
    • Refubished fuel tank w/ anti-squeak straps
  • Subframe
    • P.S.T. Polygraphite Super Front End Kit
    • P.S.T. Polygraphite Subframe Body Mounts
    • 1 1/8" Front Sway Bar
    • New steering center link
    • New steering rag joint
    • New front coil springs
    • KYB Gas-A-Just Shocks
  • Misc
Stats : Exhaust
  • Hedman 4-tube ceramic coated headers w/ ball collectors
  • Flowmaster American Thunder Exhaust System
    • 2.5" Dual Tube w/ H-pipe
    • Flowmaster Deltaflow-40 Series mufflers
    • All mandrel-bent tubing
    • Custom fit
    • Completely welded
    • Painted with 1200 degree high-temp aluminum paint
Stats : Interior
  • Complete car interior covered with eDead (like Dynamat) to reduce road noise and outside heat
  • Front Seats
    • Replaced broken side springs
    • Replaced all seat foam
    • Recovered with all new vinyl
    • New handles, bumpers, and escutcheons
  • Rear seat was cleaned and painted with SEM Landau Black vinyl paint
  • Door panels
    • Original door and quarter panels were cleaned and painted with SEM Landau Black vinyl paint
    • New door panel arm rests and pads
    • New window cranks, door handles, and lock knobs
  • Windows
    • All windows were removed, cleaned, and polished with a Rhodite polishing compond from Eastwood
    • New lower rollers were installed in both quarter windows
  • Seat belts
    • Original gold seat belts were removed, cleaned, and dyed black
    • Original metal buckle hardware was used with new plastic covers and buttons
  • Sunvisors
    • Original gold sunvisors were cleaned and painted with SEM Landau Black vinyl paint
    • New sunvisor support brackets were installed with new nylon bushings
  • New interior parts
    • Carpet and padding
    • Kick panels
    • Headliner
    • All weatherstripping
    • Complete molding set all around headliner
    • A-Pillar Post Molding
    • Rear deck shelf
Stats : Dash
Stats : Electrical
  • Radio
    • Deck: Pioneer In-Dash CD Player w/ MP3 playback (DEH-P3700MP)
    • Front Speakers: Pioneer 4x6 2-way (TS-G4640R)
    • Rear Speakers: Pioneer 6x9 3-way (TS-A6971R) w/ custom mounting spacers
    • Subwoofer: Infinity Basslink (10" w/ 200 watt amp)
    • Complete car interior covered with eDead (like Dynamat) to reduce road noise and outside heat
    • Custom RCA, speaker, and power wiring
  • Electrical
    • All original wiring inspected and re-covered in black wire loom wrap
    • Custom electrical wiring
      • Custom secondary fuse panel for accessories
      • Custom ground block
      • H4 headlights
      • CD/MP3/FM deck
      • Vintage Air main box
      • Vintage Air control panel
      • Tri-gauge pod (oil, temp, volt)
      • Tachometer
      • Starter kill switch
      • Coil kill switch
    • Headlights
      • Upgraded to H4 Xenon modern headlights
      • Custom wiring harness, direct to battery
      • Custom H4 electrical plugs
      • Modified headlight mounting plate
Stats : Vintage Air