1970 Pontiac Firebird Formula

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1970 Pontiac Firebird Formula

This 1970 Pontiac Firebird Formula was delivered to Schwartz Performance for a Schwartz G-Machine Chassis install, custom Forgeline wheels, T56 Magnum transmission, custom Pontiac headers & exhaust, mini-tub fabrication, Vintage Air GenIV Magnum install on firewall, firewall smoothed, and the underside of the body undercoated. After some of the assembly & paint work was complete, Schwartz Performance tidied up all of the assembly.

Frame & Suspension

  • Schwartz Performance bolt-in G-Machine chassis
  • Ridetech single-adjustable coilovers
  • Power steering rack
  • Baer 14" 6-piston Pro Plus front & rear brake system


  • TPiS Pontiac 468 with Kinsler stack injection, 621hp
  • Kauffman aluminum heads
  • FAST XFI efi system
  • March Performance billet serpentine drive system


  • Tremec T56 Magnum close-ratio transmission
  • American Powertrain clutch & flywheel kit
  • Custom steel driveshaft
  • Moser full-floating 9" housing
  • Moser nodular iron third member, 31 spline axles, TrueTrac differential, 3.70 gear

Wheels & Tires

  • Forgeline VR3P wheels, 19x9" front, 19x12 rear wheels
  • Michelin PS2 tires, 265/35/19 front, 345/30/19 rear</li

Paint & Body

  • Deep black paint by Precision Auto Body in Minnesota

Other Features

  • AutoRad aluminum radiator w/electric fans
  • Kenwood stereo w/iPod compatibility, Sirius XM, and CD player
  • Factory gauge set with tach
  • Factory steering column with Formula style wheel
  • Vintage Air Gen IV a/c system
  • Rick's Tanks stainless EFI fuel tank with internal EFI pump

Chassis / installation gallery

Minitub fabrication gallery

Custom header & exhaust fabrication gallery

Stainless steel 1.75 to 1.875" headers with a 3" merge collector; stainless steel 3" exhaust with twin stainless mufflers, 2nd gen Firebird/TA-style polished stainless tailpipes.

Final assembly gallery

Completed gallery