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Almost finished with the S10 and now diving into my childhood dream car. 1968 Firebird coupe that was a 350/350 car. Bought the shell in Ohio and drove it 930 miles back on a trailer behind a UHaul truck. Been in the garage for a while just sitting, but getting ready to start on ground up build. Building a Poncho 400 and backing it with a 2004r overdrive automatic. The rear brakes are off an S10 Blazer along with the booster and M/C so there is an S10 connection... Going to be a long expensive build so with lots of time and no money, I'll try to update often.

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Nice start...we expect Overhaulin quality...
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Just outside Portsmouth, Walmart stop for a phone charger.



Gas stop in SC, everything is still there...



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Picked up a 400 bored 30 over with freshly rebuilt 6X-4 heads in Gainesville from a speed shop for a decent price:





Started to work on cleaning up suspension:











My girlfriend's cousin was working on a '68 Camaro and I scored upper and lower control arms and subframe connectors for a song. Urethane bushing set came with the car so I pressed them in and painted the control arms with POR-15. Turned out well.

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Floorboard getting POR-15 treatment:



Picked up the 2004-R with locking converter in Tampa for dirt cheap. (Was in a first gen RX-7 with a 383 stroker. Prior owner had built a TH350 for drag racing.)



The 14" rims had to go...




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Decided on 17" US Mag "Bandits"





Sumitomo HTR Z III 235/45's on 17x8 rim on front and 275/40's on 17x9 rear







Year and County # correct tag



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Dropped in crank





Cleaned up an old set of forged 30 over pistons and dropped in with new rings









Scored a set of Harland Sharp roller rockers off of CL super cheap





Going to go with FiTech fuel injection. XE268H cam from Competiton Cams arrived in the mail. Have to install it and the oil pump next.

My "LS1" Camaro calipers and rotors for the front and S10 Blazer disc for the rear





I had to get a 4wheel drive rear caliper setup to place it forward. 68-69 F bodies have staggered shocks and the 2wd position would hit the shock. Time to grind, paint, fabricate and assemble in no particular order.

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I like that you went with a real pontiac block- and excited to see it decked out with modern technology!
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This should be good, looking forward to more updates!
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Great to see a Tin Indian coming back from the dead.
Excellent choice of wheels/tires!


I have so many Poncho parts - I can't count them.
Too bad you bought a 400, even though it's a great power house.
I have a 1970 455 sitting on an engine stand.
Or how about a factory 12 bolt with the traction bar...
Maybe a complete M22 conversion (pedals, bell, clutch, shifter )
Several sets of heads... and multiple aluminum intakes, Mallory dizzies... Way too much stuff.
A complete 389 with 4 speed engine code...


Oh, one last item, that is the incorrect engine color for the year. It should be a silver/ metallic blue. I have found it at NAPA and on line. Pontiac went from the powder blue to the metallic silver blue in 1966 IIRC. If you care...


I had a 66 Chevelle with a Pontiac 350/ M21 with all 389 bolt on parts. It ran mid 12s in the 1320 at New England Dragway at Epping New Hampshire. This was back in the 70s. Fairly quick for a junk yard stomper with a weezer 350.

Anyway, no intention to jack here.
I'll be watching this one.
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I like everything about this so far. Will be following along. I agree, badass wheel choice.

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Nice build. The 67/68 firebird has always been my all time favorite muscle car.


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I'll be that guy.. I didn't read much just looked at pictures.. so..

Ya gonna lower it?

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The correct engine color is a nicer color too in my opinion.


Killer car either way though, dude.
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It's extremely close to the color they painted some of the Oldsmobile engines of the same years but iirc it's a shade off



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Post #14 =


Post #15 - I have a 455, 403 and (2) 350s. Probably see them in my "Too many projects" thread. Correct metallic color for 72 and newer Dr. Olds engines. Weird though, Olds gave a red, gold and that metallic blue for their rocket engines.


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Thanks all! I already planned on going metallic blue (the shop painted the motor). Going to install the oil pump, cam and timing gears and chain, push rods and lifters... Then paint it the prettier '68 color.

Working on brakes and front drop coils came in. Surprising how stubborn bolts that are older than I am that have never been removed can be. Just glad they aren't breaking.

Dropped off hubs to get machined down to size. The 2002 Camaro caliper hoses fit into the '68 bracket and clipped in with only filing one small spot on the bracket.

Bracket for booster came in as well, everything so far going as planned... It's weird.

Haha, and yes it will be lowered. 3" drop leafs are on deck for the rear.

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How far to plan on going with the mod part of the resto?

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Haha, Hotchkis full subframe and bolt in 4-link are a decade down the road when I retire... By then I should be able to cash out unused vacation time and purchase a 2016+ Z06 power plant.

Until then going to modify it within my budget with tried and true parts that will provide me reliable transportation. I plan on driving it a lot, if my truck made it to Tennessee I am confident I can build this to go to NY and back to visit my cousin.

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Bennsb, ^^^ I don't think you can get any more serious or go to any further mod than that suspension. I'd almost sell my left appendage for that set up.
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I vote go into hock and do it....

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Mocked up the brakes, tore down the passenger side, and painted the caliper and bracket. This thing does not want to let go of its old parts... Going to be jumping around from engine to suspension, getting done what I can between work, family and leisure time.

Front drum that hasn't been removed, ever.



"LS1" brake caliper bracket and hardware. Includes shims for inner bearing.



Disc mock up:







Bolted the caliper on and no clearance issues with full range of motion. The S10 Blazer hose works perfectly with 2002 Camaro caliper and the stock '68 brake line bracket:



Dropped lower control arm and removed spring. (Front bolt did not want to come out.)



Should look much better with the 2" drop coils and freshened up parts.







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Driver side untouched:



Passenger side stripped and hit with the wire wheel.



POR-15 on the subframe



Likewise for spindle, steering bracket and brake pedal



Installation of LCA went much easier than removal



Same for 2" drop coil



Everything cleaned up nicely and fit very well





Grabbed wrong side caliper. Still wanted to see how it set in place. No issues lock to lock.



Dr. Jekyll Mr. Hyde going on for now



Today's accomplishment



Now to fix this:



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It's kinda late now but I strongly suggest top coating that por. It's tough as nails but is easily broken down from UV's. You'd think it wouldn't be an issue it being under the vehicle and all but that's not the case. The first time I did my frame it didn't last for shit. The second time in did the chassis black over the por and a bunch of years later it looks like the day I put it on.
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Going to top coat the outer exposed subframe when I pull it out from the body and attach motor and transmission. If the rest breaks down, the sooner that powder coated Hotchkis setup will be going in... Looks like a crate 2016 LT4 is only $16,800 for 650hp/650tq.

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XE262H cam installed with flat tappet hydraulic lifters



Push rods in



Oil pump and pickup installed. (I safety wired the pickup to the pump after pic was taken.)



Adjusting the valves



Timing gears and chain installed



Thinking I need to have a second set of rear tires with the 3.55 gears and anticipated torque output...

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Nice progress.


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Good Idea on the safety wire. My stepdad had a v8 swapped 84 s10 when I was a teenager and the oil pickup fell of while he was about an hour from home. Ever since then we have put a tack weld on them or bought the high volume pump summit sells with the pickup already tacked on.

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Man what a cool project! I love me some 67/68 Firebird.

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Great build. I have a set of upper arms with new balljoints sitting on a shelf. I saw this and hoped you needed them haha. Way too late.

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Oh its gonna be a tire fryer for sure.

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Cleaned up the rear calipers and mounting brackets. Still waiting on machine shop to call me on my front hubs...

Removed rear axle and old drum assembly. This went very easily much to my surprise after working on the front end. Well I should have known it was too good to be true. Had I have been working on a '68 Camaro I would be posting pics of my sweet rear Blazer disc brake setup. Instead, I have a BOP rear that does not have c-clips and uses pressed axle bearings and an outside bracket to bolt the axles in place.

I was fully aware of this but did not realize the axle stop bracket will have to mount behind the Blazer caliper mounting bracket. Rather than press off the bearing and try to slide the Blazer mount behind the axle bracket I think I'm going to be okay cutting the retaining bracket so it can slip over the axle and be place in its new correct position for the disc brake configuration. The fun part of fabricating and learning new things... I know a lot because of mistakes and road blocks.

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Unfortunately, the best way to learn is the hard way. It gives you insight to solve complex problems through creative thinking. The hardest puzzles give you the best rewards... when you figure them out.
If everything fell into place too easily, you would be bored - I bet.


Great progress.
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Yeah, anything that came easy wasn't that fulfilling. You're right, I would get bored.

Front hubs are going to be done by 3:30 today. I have run into a problem 2004-2006 GTO owners have, sourcing longer wheel studs. I have the rear set ready to go, but it seems BOP fronts had three different sized wheel studs. Again, Camaro I'd be golden because the front knurl matches the rear. (But I never wanted a 3rd gen Corvair, lol) My car has a larger knurl that is pressed into a larger hole in the hub. New GTO guys are using Mitsubishi EVO studs... I'm going to get a set of Moroso 3" studs and carefully cut them down to the size I need with the enclosed chrome lug nuts.

Should have some more pics up this evening, hopefully including a shot of the calipers and rotors on...

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Will have to pick up hubs on Friday. Got new bearings and seals. Back brakes turned out very well, about 90% what I want. Will finish later this month.

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Nifty access holes in axle



Axle slid out without incident





Same bolt pattern for 50+ years



My dilemma- The holding bracket needs to go behind the caliper mounting bracket. Holding bracket is slid on before bearing and axle spacer are pressed on:



The caliper mount leaves a huge gap between the holding plate and bearing. Solution:



I cut the holding bracket just wide enough to slide off of the axle with my Dremel tool. There is a drain area already on the bracket at the bottom so I cut there. I lost minimal bearing contact area. (Also used the axle flange bolts from the Blazer.)





Almost looks like I know what I'm doing











I have washers between the axle flange and the holding bracket. The caliper is only about 1/16" from dead center. Worked out better than I thought. I won't have to shim like a Camaro axle requires. I'm going to cut out the drum backer trapezoid section and get rid of the washers. (I post a pic to clarify later.) Over all I'm very pleased with how it is turning out so far.

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Looks good. Love the restomod builds. Looks cool and drives great.

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Just ordered a ton of odds and ends. Should be enough to complete long block. I see why Pontiacs cost so much to build.

May have sourced some major parts I need not too far south of me from a couple dead projects. Getting excited, which means more progress coming sooner than later. Hoping to work overtime at the end of the month to fund much needed paint job.

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Picked up my turned hubs, they fit like a glove in the "LS1" rotors. Drove my S10 200+ miles today chasing parts.

Found out 2 Firebirds were gutted for Camaro parts, a '68 and '69... Scored some hard to find parts and a front grill assembly. Overall a good day. Time to pack bearings and start refurbishing my "new to me" parts.

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Good deal. Buicks and Oldsmobiles cost a shit ton to build too.

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Makes it all that much more rewarding and satisfying. Some parts are rough, but I'm not building a numbers matching show car so I'm going to refurbish and get creative on these 50 year old brackets and braces. Figure it will be easier to buy new if needed and install later when budget allows. For now I can work some fiberglass epoxy magic one man's trash.

The gauge cluster was a score, the stock 160 mph speedometer has been a favorite of mine. Too bad the Camaro tic-toc-tac doesn't match. Not a fan of the hood tach, and hate them on the steering column... I have some ideas about gauge configuration but that's a long way out.

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Worked on building a storage shed most of the day, but managed to pack my new bearings and install passenger hub. Waiting on wheel studs to ship so I can see how the new coils sit.









Still haven't painted the other caliper so bleed screw is upside down, will fix when I work on driver side.



My front clip I need to overhaul, correct brake pedal (I had a '69 pedal), hood hinges and car slowly becoming what I envisioned...



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Pretty sure all of my packages arrived today. Valley pan, motor mounts and adapters, press in heater fittings for heads, lower oil dip stick, bunch of nickel and dime odds and ends.

Made my spacer out of the old drum backer for the rear:













On to the fun stuff, starting to make some headway.



Going to pick up untouched stock '68 harness tomorrow or Thursday. Super stoked about that.

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Picked up a complete 1968 wiring harness and fuse block, uncut from headlight to taillight connectors for $200. Also grabbed the "Firebird" door plates.

Just picked up miscellaneous bolts from NAPA, going to try to assemble most of the engine today.

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Nice.

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Got the long block complete, time to paint and order headers...









Going to paint engine metallic blue, brackets black and pulleys flat aluminum. Transmission will be painted flat aluminum as well.

I'll have to replace the fuse block clips with new ones... The rest of the harness is in good shape.

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Looking good.
You're going to run the stock intake?

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Looks like you're humming along pretty good really. Do you have a date in mind when you want to at least have it running/driving?

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Looking good.
You're going to run the stock intake?
Yeah. I'm going to modify the spread bore Quadrajet holes, cutting them out and taking a die grinder to it, leaving a divider in the plenum. This will allow the FiTech to fit without an adapter.

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