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Miscellaneous Fourth-gen 'Bird info--READ before posting questions

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Production/Models/Color Breakdowns:
Info compiled by ACW

Models: https://ls1tech.com/forums/pontiac-firebird-1967-2002/492966-firebird-models-list-history.html
Color Breakdowns: https://ls1tech.com/forums/showthrea...77#post2707777
Production: https://ls1tech.com/forums/showthrea...96#post2150896

Article on Fourth-Gen Assembly Plant:
From the November 2001 issue of High Performance Pontiac


I like to collect Firebird memorabilia from the 2000 model year since that's the year of my 'bird. But a lot of this info carries over to the other '98-'02 'birds.

2000 Firebird Accessories brochure:


More 2000 Firebird info of interest:

2000 General Info & Paint Colors & 2000 Paint Colors & Interior Colors:


Pontiac Driving Excitement 2000 Product Information


2000-2002 NHRA Special Edition Info:


Firebird Advertisements & Commericials from 1967-2002
1993-2002 Firebird Owner's Manuals (.pdf format):


How to obtain GM of Canada Vehicle Documentation--added 09/05/09

--Vintage Vehicle Services can provide vehicle build documentation on Canadian produced and Canadian sold General Motors vehicles from 1945 to the present. This includes but is not limited to Canadian built Oldsmobiles, Chevrolets, Buicks and Pontiacs such as 1970 GTO's, 1969 442's, 1970 Chevelle's, 1993 to 2002 Canadian built Camaro's and Firebird's among others.
In general, on vehicles from 1964 to present, for $57.75 CDN, it will provide trim and paint codes, production date, engine size and horsepower, dealer, number produced, and all the option codes and what they mean on your particular VIN. Also included are the engineering specifications where available on that carline.
Canadian built cars in the late 60's usually had all numbers in the VIN, no letters, or the number 1 or 2 for the plant code as a rough guideline. On US sold and built newer vehicles ( 1980's to current day ), using information from your Service Parts ID Label we can also generate a package for you.
You can contact us at 905-440-7697 from 8-5 eastern time Monday to Friday, or via email at [email protected]

Oh, did I mention the new 2010 Camaro is built here in Oshawa, Ontario, Canada? And we do trucks also.

Thanks and regards:

George Zapora
General Motors of Canada
Vintage Vehicle Services
1908 Colonel Sam Drive
Oshawa, ON
Canada L1H 8P7
Obtaining a Collector Car letter for license plates (where applicable) from Pontiac:


Fourth-gen Firebird Concept Cars:

The following images are also thumbnailed in my posts in the following thread: https://ls1tech.com/forums/pontiac-firebird-1967-2002/429596-early-4thgen-trans-am-concept-cars-pix.html


You can find all of the concept car pics I've posted in the following publications:

"Road & Track Special Series Guide To The All-New 1993 Pontiac Firebird" Magazine

"Firebird Pure Excitement From Pontiac" book by James M. Flammang and the Auto Editors of Consumer Guide

"Firebird & Trans Am 1967-1994" book by Bill Holder and Phillip Kunz

GM Development Mule--Firebird/Camaro Mix:

This was one of the GM development mules used to test various things in real-world conditions. The following images are also thumbnailed in my posts in the following thread: https://ls1tech.com/forums/showthread.php?t=455371


How-to: Illuminated 'bird tail light panel:


RPO Decoder / F-Body VIN Decoder:

This is an awesome decoder. It breaks every RPO down by units produced, and tells how many 'birds were assembled just like yours:

Originally Posted by 2KThunder
woot. Its actually http://www.lonestarthunder.com/m_rpo.php now
I also have an AJAX version (works as you type) that im experimenting with:

F-Body VIN Decoder
For you Ram Air guys, here's how to obtain your ASC#:


Originally Posted by 01WS6_4_ME
Send me your vins!!! CE guys, I have almost all #'s. 01 and 02 guys, I have almost all numbers. 00 guys unfortuantely I have 2 months worth of #'s due to shady record keeping by ASC. 99 guys, I have a few more, but for reasons of the same. 98, unfortunately I have nothing. So let me know and I'll be happy to hook you up! You guys can also try emailing Marty Straub at ASC @ [email protected] and see if he responds.

IMPORTANT! - 99 and 00 guys, pls send me the born on date from the driver door sticker along with your vin. TY.
Originally Posted by 2K2WS6TA
Little more specific on who to email, it's [email protected]. Email him with your VIN and model year, but please be patient, as he is doing this on his own, and the info can take quite a while to find, depending on how busy he is.
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Signature FAQ:


VATS Byass Mod:--added 11/01/09
Originally Posted by LS1W66
VATS Bypass is the cheapest and easiest way to solve your problem.
Check this link and scroll about 3/4 way down to find the Pass Key II Pellet Values
And heres a quick easy to understand diagram of the Mod
I had Security Light Issues for yrs until one day it wouldn't start for over 30 min. So I finally did the Bypass and have had NO issues since.
Commonly used Acronyms:


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