You can start by starting a dialogue with the gentleman at www.78ta.com He has a good help section, has links to companies that sell literature on the subject, white papers on the Pontiac 400, and is open to direct questions.
Mounted on the bottom of the engine block under the car.
Anything can be done with enough work. However after 1981, f bodies had chevy engines rather than the Pontiac. The Chevy trans will not bolt to the Pontiac block willingly.
Pontiac uses same block no small or big, Chevy describes their engines small or big
There is no Big block or small block in Pontiacs. They were the same size. "67 did have the 400 and 400 HO available for the Firebird.
yes. the last year of any Pontiac v8 was the 301 in 81. the standard engine in the 82 and up firebirds was the corporate engine-the Chevy 305
There is no "small block" , "big block" with Pontiac engines. The physical size is the same from 326ci to the 455.
The firing order for the Pontiac 400 engine is that the small block powers the big block.
There is a crankshaft position sensor. It is located Under the hood, center, lower engine area, front side of engine, passenger side of crankshaft pulley, mounted in engine block
Yes, as any small block engine will fit.
only if the trans is from an olds, Buick or Pontiac engine. The bell housing bolt pattern from these engines is different from a chev block
Bottom of the engine block.Bottom of the engine block.
Yes. '71 was still a Pontiac block. I think '77 trans am's were the last to receive Pontiac blocks.