Project Description

Specs & Info

  • The original 1979 Pontiac Firebird Trans Am body sits on its original 125″ wheelbase Hal Canode-built chassis. The Quarter Pounder is powered by an old school iron 427 Big Block Chevy strapped with aluminum Brodix heads.
  • Spinning an 8-71 Supercharger and fed by a Enderle pump & bird catcher injection the tuneup was supplied by Fuel Injection Enterprises.  The engine is kept lit by a super-hot FIE SuperMag III magneto. The ATI ProGlide and ATI Converter transfer the power to the Ford 9″ rear rolling on 4.30 gears.
  • Best ET:  7.64 sec     Best MPH:  177 mph

Driver & Crew

  • Owner/Driver: Kevin Johnson
  • Crew Chief: John Johnson
  • Super Crew: Bryce Kovach, Lisa Kovach, Anita Johnson, Debbie Johnson & Ammo. Rick & Chase Sturz & Bruce Schafer. Special thanks to Brian Gawlik and Bob Toth and to all of our friends who’ve helped along the way.

Team Location

  • Stroudsburg, PA

Special Thanks

  • Rocky’s Rod Shop
  • Snooky’s Vintage Originals
  • Ferrin Motorsports Graphics