A featured car of the National Firebird and Trans Am Club is the ‘76 Formula of Judge Gene Fierro from Palmetto Bay, Florida. Here is his story:
My ‘76 California built Firebird Formula started its life with a smog chocked factory 350 and tranny. 42 years later this award winner has been transformed into a street pounding hot looking South Beach beauty featuring a rare and authentic ‘71 TA 455 HO with 700R transmission making 475 hp and 500 in torque .
This street friendly, reliable cruiser is highlighted by all desirable engine parts including Edelbrock, Melling, Quickfuel Carb, MSD, SS headers and custom made Mandrel bent exhaust system!
It features a sensational red paint job, modern drivetrain and suspension as well as power disc brakes, power steering, power windows, SS gas tank, custom gauge panel and tach, sequential tail lights, US Mag 17″ rims with Nitto tires and a rear gear making street and highway driving flawless and fun.
The rebuilt factory AC and large radiator have it running cool in the (305). The dealer installed power sunroof makes the cruise even more enjoyable! As for the performance and sound? – well you be “the Judge of that!”
“…Old School, Hard Core!”