Rare 1968 Pontiac Firebird Sprint OHC 6
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Flemington, New Jersey, United States
Features and Specifications
|Engine:||250 CU IN OHC6 Sprint|
1968 Pontiac Firebird
Sellingrare 1968 Firebird Sprint. Less than 1900 Sprints were made with automatic trans, and this number includes Tempest models.
This engine was designed by John Delorean for the Jacob Javits car show in 1964.
It was installed in a Pontiac Banshee, never going to production.
But the engine in 1 barrel and 4 barrel versions (Sprint) made it as an option into Tempests and Firebirds from 1966 – 1969.
Car has been repainted original Primavera Beige and has Pontiac 15” Rallye II wheels.
Rear quarters have been replaced and the trunk and rockers are solid.
Engine has new 8MM wires, spark plugs, Pertronix ignition and coil, and a new Edelbrock 500 CFM carb with electric choke.
I had planned to convert the car to a 4 speed while retaining all original parts.
Car has an aftermarket floor shifter for the PG trans. Engine runs and trans shift fine.
Car has manual disc brakes up front and drum brakes in the rear.
Original jack and a spare in the trunk. Fresh battery.
New 2 wire GM internal alternator, GEN light works. New glove box.
Previous owner rebuilt the engine ~10K miles ago. Have receipts for most work.
Hood flames are painted but can be rubbed out.
$500 via PAYPAL required in 48 hours if purchased. Bank check or cash needed for the rest.
Correct Sprint bell housing and Sprint flywheel
New clutch fork, boot, correct new clutch linkage and swing pedals
Correct Hurst shifter head, same for ’67 –’69 Firebirds and Camaros
The original QJET numbers matching carb
New set of cam follower lifters
Two used water pumps
Extra parts included if purchased via Buy It Now.
Hopefully the buyer will keep the car a Sprint and not go the SBC route because it's a decent body.
But, the buyer can do as he/she wishes.
Not responsible for shipping. Will help with the handoff to a carrier. WILL NOT drive the car a long distance to do the pickup.
Car for sale locally so I can stop the listing at any time.