Joe Boydstun's 1972 Firebird Formula
|Year: 1972; Model: Firebird Formula 400; Color: original Anaconda gold / white
vinyl top; Engine: '72 400 .030 over ,forged TRW pistons, Summit 2801 cam, stock rods polished and peened, #13 heads ported and matched by owner, hardened seats, SS Valves, Comp Cam Springs, stamped 1.5(E)/1.6(I) rockers, stock Intake and Q-jet, HEI with Accel super coil, Hooker Comp Headers to 2.5" exhaust with X-crossover and Dynamax cross-flow muffler, TH400 Trans with 2k stall, Hurst shift kit, B&M MegaShifter, 3.08 open rear.
Acquired: August 1998. Original Texas car from El Paso now in the D/FW
area. Engine rebuilt in June 2001.
Usage: Daily driver, and Weekend Warrior
Plans include electric fuel delivery, posi and 3.42 gears to ready for MCCC races in September. "I'm refinishing a set of Honeycombs wheels and plan to delete the vinyl top and paint the body late this year or early 2002".
Owner: Joe Boydstun, Aledo Texas