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“Project Oculus” – Pro Touring 1967 Pontiac Firebird Muscle Car

Project Oculus 1967 Pontiac Firebird Muscle Car Pro Touring

This award-winning “Project Oculus” 1967 Pontiac Firebird Muscle Car was spotted at the 2018 Good Guy’s PPG Nationals, built by Snake Pit Customs, and thanks to ScottieDTV we have an opportunity to sneak peek inside this orange beast. So let’s jump in, and see what is so special about this custom 1967 Pontiac Firebired.

Project Oculus 1967 Pontiac Firebird Muscle Car Pro Touring Interior

First, we can spot some body modifications, however nothing overkill. It has been given some modern touches, such as wider fenders and carbon fiber elements. Up front, the carbon fiber splitter gives an outstanding sport and an aggressive look, which also improves stability in corners at high speeds. At the rear, there is a carbon fiber spoiler in combination with a diffuser.

Project Oculus 1967 Pontiac Firebird Muscle Car Pro Touring Engine

However, the interior has been dramatically changed, because after all this ‘67 Firebird it is a racecar and has been left with only basic interior element. On the other hand, it is upgraded with a Recaro bucket sport seats, Momo steering wheel, modern gauges and roll cage. So, probably the most important at this 1967 Pontiac Firebird Muscle Car is the engine and the suspension.

The engine is built by Lingenfelter Performance Engineering, which actually it is a GM’s 378 cubic-inch, 6.2-liter LSA small-block V8 engine. With a liquid cooled Kenne Bell Mammoth 3.6 liter supercharger, the engine generates 901 horsepower and 846 lb.-ft. of torque. In addition, it is equipped with a Roadster Shop Fast Track chassis, powerful 6-piston Baer brakes with slotted rotors and 18-inch Forgeline DE3C Concave wheels equipped with a Toyo R888 tires.

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