We were driving by a local wrecking yard, and just about put our faces through the windshield when they spotted the Firebird on the lot. It was a factory 350 V8, four-speed, Fisher T-Top Firebird, all very rare options for 1974. In addition to the highly-desirable specs list, the fender flares, long tube headers, and Enkei wheels caught our eye.
A quick triage of the car revealed that it was initially parked due to a broken ignition switch. After a column rebuild to fix the switch and a complete mechanical overhaul, the car was back on the road for the first time in years. Receipts and documents found in the car, as well as the rare, local speed shop stickers found under the hood, proved that it was local to the Tacoma area for most of its life.
Upon completion, we had a rough-around-the-edges (but reliable and safe) old-school hot rod that was a complete blast to drive. It was sold to a buyer who fully appreciated its unique and impossible-to-replicate style.
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