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1968 Pontiac Firebird Specs

 

Year: 1968 Make:

Pontiac Model: Firebird Sport Coupe (22337)

Paint: Verdoro Green

Interior: Black Vinyl

Build #: 97

Build Date: 4th week of March

Weight: 3,224 lbs.

Price New 1968: $2,887.00

Price of Gas 1968: $0.34 per gallon

# Produced in '68: 39,250

Specification Index:

Plant: Van Nuys, CA

Power Plant: V8 350 cu. in.

Horse Power: 265 @ 4500 RPM

Carburetor: Rochester Two-Barrel

Transmission: 2-speed automatic

Tires: F70x14 Wide-oval Black wall

Brakes: Manual drum 1968 Friebird Picture

Exterior - Interior Dimensions (inches)
Tune Up Specs
Overall length: 188.8 Firing order: 1-8-4-3-6-5-7-2
Wheelbase: 108.1 Spark plug: AC 45S (.035 gap)
Height: 50 Dwell angle: 28-32 deg.
Overall width: 72.8 Ignition timing: 9 deg BTDC
Tread width: 60 (Wide track) Idle speed: 600 in drive, A/C off
Front
Engine Specs
Hip room: 56.3 Bore & Stroke: 3.8762 x 3.750
Shoulder room: 56.7 Compression: 140 psi
Head room: 37 Compression ratio: 9.2:1
Leg room: 42.5 Torque: 355 @ 2800 rpm
Rear
Oil pressure: 35 @ 2050 rpm
Hip room: 54.6 Fuel pressure: 5-6.5 psi
Shoulder room: 53.6 Valve lift: in .376 ex .412
Head room: 36.7
Torque Specs (ft.lbs)
Leg room: 29.5 Spark plug: 20
Capacities
Valve covers: 5
Trunk: 9.9 cu. ft. Intake manifold: 40
Fuel tank: 18.5 US gal Exhaust manifold: 30
Radiator: 18.6 qts. Head bolts: 95
Eng oil: 5 qts. Rocker arms: 20
Transmission: 15 pts. Connecting Rod cap: 43
Rear End: 3 pts. Main bearing cap: 100
Brake Specs
Rear main bearing cap: 120
Drum: 9.5 in. Flywheel: 95
Rear Axle
Harmonic balancer: 160
Code XB    
Ratio 2.56:1