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Year: 1968
Make:
Pontiac
Model:
Firebird Sport Coupe (22337)
Paint:
Verdoro Green
Interior:
Black Vinyl
Build #:
97
Build Date:
4th week of March
Weight: 3,224 lbs.

Price New 1968: $2,887.00
Price of Gas 1968: $0.34 per gallon
# Produced in '68: 39,250


Specification Index:
Plant: Van Nuys, CA
Power Plant:
V8 350 cu. in.
Horse Power:
265 @ 4500 RPM
Carburetor:
Rochester Two-Barrel
Transmission:
2-speed automatic
Tires:
F70x14 Wide-oval Black wall
Brakes:
Manual drum
1968 Friebird Picture

1968 Pontiac Firebird Specs

Exterior - Interior Dimensions (inches)
  Overall length: 188.8
  Wheelbase: 108.1
  Height: 50
  Overall width: 72.8
  Tread width: 60 (Wide track)
Tune Up Specs
  Firing order: 1-8-4-3-6-5-7-2
  Spark plug: AC 45S (.035 gap)
  Dwell angle: 28-32 deg.
  Ignition timing: 9 deg BTDC
  Idle speed: 600 in drive, A/C off
   
Front
  Hip room: 56.3
  Shoulder room: 56.7
  Head room: 37
  Leg room: 42.5
Engine Specs
  Bore & Stroke: 3.8762 x 3.750
  Compression: 140 psi
  Compression ratio: 9.2:1
  Torque: 355 @ 2800 rpm
  Oil pressure: 35 @ 2050 rpm
  Fuel pressure: 5-6.5 psi
  Valve lift: in .376 ex .412
   
Rear
  Hip room: 54.6
  Shoulder room: 53.6
  Head room: 36.7
  Leg room: 29.5
     
Capacities
  Trunk: 9.9 cu. ft.
  Fuel tank: 18.5 US gal
  Radiator: 18.6 qts.
  Eng oil: 5 qts.
  Transmission: 15 pts.
  Rear End: 3 pts.
     
Brake Specs
  Drum: 9.5 in.
     
Torque Specs (ft.lbs)
  Spark plug: 20
  Valve covers: 5
  Intake manifold: 40
  Exhaust manifold: 30
  Head bolts: 95
  Rocker arms: 20
  Connecting Rod cap: 43
  Main bearing cap: 100
  Rear main bearing cap: 120
  Flywheel: 95
  Harmonic balancer: 160
  Lug Nut: 70
   
  Rear Axle XB
  Ratio 2.56:1
   

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