1979 Firebird Engines

1979 Engine Firebird Specifications

                   
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.