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1980 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 8.0:1 115@3800 188@2000     Standard Base and Esprit
LS5 V-8 Pontiac 265 3.75 x 3.00 2 bbl 8.3:1 120@3600 210@1600       Optional Base and Esprit until January 8, 1980
L37 V-8 Pontiac 301 4.00 x 3.00 4 bbl 8.1:1 140@4000 240@1800       Available all models (credit option on Trans Am). Standard on Formula
W72 V-8 Pontiac 301 E/C 4.00 x 3.00 4 bbl 8.1:1 155@4400 240@2200       Optional Formula, standard in Trans Am. Federal only
LG4 V-8 Chevrolet 305 3.74 x 3.48 2 bbl 8.4:1 150@3800 230@2400       Available only in California on all Firebirds. Standard in California Trans Am.models
LU8 V-8 Pontiac 301 Turbo 4.00 x 3.00 4 bbl 7.6:1 210@4000 345@2000       Optional Formula and Trans Am