Where can I find an expert on 68 firebirds to see if I should sell now or restore and sell

Asked by Mar 28, 2017 at 10:35 PM about the 1968 Pontiac Firebird Coupe

Question type: General

3 Answers

83,295

I am not an expert on 68's but I owned a 67 and have owned a lot of collector cars. A full on professional restoration will cost more than you can get out of the car. Maybe your car just needs some freshening up. What condition, engine etc does your car have?

1 of 1 people found this helpful.
83,295

Prices on all cars are very high and in my opinion are probably at the top of the market. If the stock market goes down you will have missed out on the current price cycle.

1 of 1 people found this helpful.
71,815

Depends a lot on it's current condition and the market you're after. Some people, like me for example, prefer an original car. Restored to the condition that it was in 1968. Others like a modified race car type of restoration where the car may or may not have things like the original engine and transmission, painted a different color, big fat racing tires on the back, etc. It also depends on what's already been done with the car over the past 49 years. It may even not be a candidate for restoration. If it's a rusted out hulk, disassembled, parts missing, etc. Most people don't restore a car to turn a profit. It's a labor of love, or desire to have a piece of the past, or a cool modified car unlike anyone else's. Those who do "restore" a car for profit usually do a poor job. Body filler, cheap paint jobs, non-original "upgrades", engines, etc. The bottom line is you have to make that call. Is this a car that you had high hopes for but lost interest in? It happens. Or maybe you ran out of money? That happens a lot more than most people will admit. I've had several " project " cars over the years. One got totaled, and the rest just never materialised into anything more than an old daily driver. I did enjoy them very much while I had them though. HTH. -Jim

Your Answer

Firebird

Looking for a Used Firebird in your area?

CarGurus has 17 nationwide Firebird listings starting at $8,700.

Postal Code:

Pontiac Firebird Experts

  • #1
    Samuel Moore
    Reputation
    990
  • #2
    dandyoun
    Reputation
    840
  • #3
    Tom Demyan
    Reputation
    720
View All

Related Models For Sale

Used Chevrolet Camaro
916 listings starting at $12,000
Used Chevrolet Corvette
559 listings starting at $4,450
Used Ford Mustang
14 Great Deals out of 1,155 listings starting at $4,500
Used Pontiac GTO
4 listings starting at $13,900
Used Dodge Charger
79 Great Deals out of 799 listings starting at $2,298
Used Pontiac Grand Prix
6 Great Deals out of 72 listings starting at $1,600
Used Chevrolet Impala
114 Great Deals out of 1,116 listings starting at $996

Used Cars For Sale

2001 Pontiac Firebird For Sale
1 listings starting at $14,000
2000 Pontiac Firebird For Sale
2 listings starting at $17,000

Content submitted by Users is not endorsed by CarGurus, does not express the opinions of CarGurus, and should not be considered reviewed, screened, or approved by CarGurus. Please refer to CarGurus Terms of Use.