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1979 Firebird Engines

                    Engine ID Stamping  
UPC Code Type Source Displacement (cubic Inches) Bore & Stroke Carb Comp HP/RPM Torque/RPM VIN Manual Auto Usage
LD5 V-6 Buick 231 3.80 x 3.40 2 bbl 8.0:1 105@3400 185@2000     Standard Base and Esprit
L27 V-8 Pontiac 301 4.00 x 3.00 2 bbl 8.1:1 140@3600 235@2000       Optional Base, Esprit. Standard Formula
L37 V-8 Pontiac 301 4.00 x 3.00 4 bbl 8.1:1 150@4000 240@2000       Available all models except X87 Tenth Anniversary Trans Am. Credit option on Trans Am.
LG3 V-8 Chevrolet 305 3.74 x 3.48 2 bbl 8.4:1 133@2800 244@2400       Available in California only. Optional Base, Esprit and Formula.
LM1 V-8 Chevrolet 350 4.00 x 3.48 4 bbl 8.2:1 160@3800 260@2400   Required in high altitude areas. Optional Base, Esprit, and Formula.
W72 V-8 Pontiac 400 4.12 x 3.75 4 bbl 8.1:1 220@4000 325@2800   Optional Formula and Trans Am
L80 V-8 Oldsmobile 403 4.35 x 3.39 4 bbl 7.9:1 185@3600 320@2000       Standard Trans Am and optional Formula.