74 Custom Firebird – Daz Tovey

This ’74 Custom Firebird has been highly upgraded/modified!:

  • New GM Fast Burn 385 V8 crate motor ( 385 h.p. / 385 lb./ft. torque ) just run in.
  • GM Proform Black crinkle – finish dress up kit
  • New Holley 750 cfm. Double pumper carb , with Speed Flow braided hoses and aero couplings and fuel meter.
  • New fuel tank and sender unit ; custom made copper fuel lines ; new Holley mechanical fuel pump.
  • New Ceramic coated headers by Doug , linked to Flowmaster American Thunder 2.5 inch exhaust , with Flowmaster s/steel tips
  • New Tremec TKO 600 5- speed gearbox – just run in.
  • New McLeod 168 tooth flywheel
  • New McLeod 11 ½ inch clutch
  • New Inland Empire driveshaft
  • New BeCool aluminium rad. / BeCool hexagonal rad cap / BeCool twin 11“ electric fans with thermostats / Moroso aluminium recirculating can.
  • New SSBC 4 wheel disc brake conversion with red calipers. ( 11 in. drilled and slotted discs ) . New master cylinder and servo, with balancing valve. Custom made copper brake lines.
  • Lokar handbrake conversion – now located on transmission tunnel.
  • Front suspension : Hotchkis springs ( plus Eibach springs as spares ) ; Edelbrock Performer shocks ; Fatman Fabrications tubular wishbones with PST all polyurethane bushings and PST tie rod ends ; Hotchkis 1 1/8in front swaybar.
  • Rear suspension : New OER multileaf springs ; Monroe air shocks ; Hotchkis 7/8in rear swaybar ; Competition Engineering Slide-a-Link adjustable traction bars ; Competition Engineering subframe connectors with new polyurethane subframe bushings. ( A set of Global West Category 5 multileaf springs – still boxed – with spherical bearings that allow the springs to lean , are available at extra cost . )
  • New Goodyear Eagle 2 tyres front and rear. Custom made alloy hub centres.
  • Interior : New Leather seats to original stitching by Baldassare of Bedford – black with red piping ; new carpet set ; Mountney walnut steering wheel ; Hurst shifter with golf ball knob ; custom made shifter boot. New parcel shelf and rear sail panels.
  • Autometer `Cobalt` dash mounted tacho w/. shiftlight. New pedal set. New seat belts.
  • Wiring : Completely rewired with Painless GM Muscle car loom , specific to the year.
  • Exterior : ’73 Bullnose recently fitted – still to be painted!

 

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