Had to empty almost 1/4 of a dumpster's worth of popcorn lol!
They're Speedline Mistrals, aluminum and around 20 lbs. 17" x 9.5"
Gotta get them refinished and I'll put another speedline logo on them. They're reflective so I gotta find a good place to get them.
I can't find any pics of these in the 5 lug pattern, but… »
Shortly after starting up the car and driving it only a short amount of time, the Cometic MLS head gaskets I had installed had begun to leak. I pulled the valve covers and retorqued the heads, but to no avail.
I ordered a new set of gaskets, and used the steps of MLS head gasket preparation outlined by another V6… »
The Firebird + My wife's car. I rode my bicycle for the majority of my rebuild. Over 3000 miles commuting on a bike...
I started it up, I was pleased with myself :)
Now mind you, I'm doing all this without any formal training. I've done a lot of research and reading online from other people's projects. I had a friend that was an ASE certified tech look over my shoulder, but this was my baby.
My cylinder heads at 60°Inclusive (now WOT-Tech) after porting and tapping for the yella… »
I decided to pull the car out of service in June of 2009. That's when things got ugly in a hurry.
I pulled the valve covers on a 135,000 mile motor to find this:
This is just a little coverage on my Firebird and what I've done with it over the years. I don't even know if it will be seen with the new website setup, it's hard to tell as I haven't had much of a chance to play with the layouts. »
Accidentally left keys askew in my ignition, locked doors and then realized I didn't have my keys as the door left my hands and closed... »