1970 Pontiac Firebird Esprit 400ci 350hp turbo 350 automatic

Sale price: $6000,00 make an offer

Technical specifications

Fuel Type:Gasoline
Color:gray primer
Interior Color:Black
Engine:pontiac 400 350hp
Trim:has full trim package
Number of Cylinders:8
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This is a 1970 Pontiac Firebird Esprit model. The car is primer gray color. It was an original Pontiac 350 engine and turbo 350 automatic transmission car. The engine and transmission have been upgraded to a re-built Pontiac 400 engine with a Turbo 350 transmission. The car has a nice metal 1976 1 year only dual snorkel scoop hood. It has Pontiac rally II 14” wheels. The body on this car is straight. It has all the chrome on it. The car has black interior in good shape. The car has a clear Oregon title in my name, with no brands. The car is primered and looks good as a daily driver, but would require some body prep work to be ready for show quality paint. This car runs and drives well and has lots of power.
The car has good glass, no cracks. Front windshield is brand new. This car runs very well and is dependable. It has no leaks of any kind, no brake, coolant, oil, transmission or engine, or power steering leaks. All the lights (headlights, tail lights, dome light, side lights, turn lights, brake lights, dash lights) work well, except the reverse lights which do not work because linkage is not hooked up. The front shocks are new KYB shocks. The rear shocks are older air adjustable shocks. The car has power brakes and power steering. It has the Pontiac 14x6” rally II wheels with trim rings and Pontiac arrow wheel caps. Has Radial 205 70 R14 with lots of tread on the back and 195 70 14 radial tires with lot of tread on the front. The brakes work well, even the E-brake. The brake pads and shoes are in good shape, new master cylinder and new rear wheel cylinders. Rear end runs quiet and smooth, no clunking or howling. It is 2.73 gear ratio and is an open dif. The engine is a great running 1970 Pontiac XH code 400 4 barrel engine out of a 1970 Grand Prix factory 350 horse power. The engine has 1969 #46 heads. That have had the valves 3 angle ground and the heads have been resurfaced. Engine has good oil pressure, 55psi. Engine stays cool and does not over-heat, new American eagle full aluminum radiator. The engine is standard bore has, new rings, new clevitte 77 bearings, melling oil pump, new mild performance cam shaft and lifters, new edelbrock performer link timing chain, High Energy Ignition distributor, 800cfm Quadra jet 4 barrel carburetor, stock cast iron Pontiac q-jet intake manifold, exhaust headers with dual exhaust, chrome 14” air cleaner, all new gaskets and seals in engine, new 8mm spark plug wires, and bosch spark plugs. Engine has less than 1000 miles on it since this work was done. Engine is 10.5 compression ratio and will require minimum of 92 octane fuel or better or added octane booster. The engine has 180-190psi compression on all cylinders. The transmission is a turbo 350 with a stage 2 shift kit and a stock torque converter. Transmission shifts well, no slipping. The car comes with a 5th rally II wheel and tire for a spare. Also comes with a working jack and lug wrench. The car sounds really nice, engine starts easy and runs well and has lots of power.
The interior is black and looks good. The front seats have covers on them because they are worn and will need to be re-upholstered. Seats were originally white, the back seats have been dyed black. The carpet is new and is the period correct loop carpet. The car has an aftermarket sun roof installed in it. The car is missing the headliner. The door panels are in nice shape. The dash is good but does have a couple cracked spots on the top of it. The car has a working 160mph speedometer which is off about 12 miles an hour at 60mph. The oil pressure and water temperature are hooked up to after market gauges. Car has a radio but it is not hooked up, just in for cosmetics. It has a very nice wood grain dash bezel. It has a nice black formula steering wheel. This car is a factory air conditioning car. The air conditioning compressor has been removed years ago, some of the ac duct work is missing under the dash. The heater works on high speed only, the heater does not switch well from defrost to heater. The horn does not work. The windshield wipers work well on both speeds and are the hideaway style wipers. The floor pans did have a little rust in the back seat area, 2 small patch pieces have been welded in the back seat area and 1 small piece under the driver’s side seat to repair the rusted area. The rear quarters have a small bit of rust in the bottom of both quarter panels (just behind the rear tire) the passenger’s side has had a small patch panel welded in to repair the rust. Both quarter panels have some bondo in the very bottom area. The rear valance does have some rust in it and some bondo spots. The car is not rusted around the tail lights. The back window area is not rusted out. The roof of the car is rusted some on the inside, from the sun roof being left open or leaking, some rust repair around the front windshield area. Bottoms of the doors and rocker panels are not rusty. There is some rust just below the battery on core support. The trunk lid is not rusted. One half of the lower trunk pan area has had a patch panel welded in to repair the rusted out area, there is some pitting on the other half trunk pan but not rusted out. . There is a small spot of bondo on the bottom of the front fenders near the door area. Other than that the body on this car is nice and straight. I don’t see any dented areas. This car runs good just needs some work in a few areas. Buyer must pay for car within 7 days of end of auction and pick-up car within 10 days of end of auction. Car must be picked up at my house in Salem, Oregon 97306. buyer make their own shipping arrangements and pays the shipping cost. If you have any other questions, you can call me at 503-507-5199.

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