How to verify 68-69 GTO - Pontiac GTO Forum
User Tag List

 
LinkBack Thread Tools Display Modes
post #1 of 2 (permalink) Old 09-13-2009, 10:45 PM Thread Starter
 
1968GTO's Avatar
 
Join Date: Apr 2009
Location: Toronto,Ontario,Canada
Posts: 1
Mentioned: 0 Post(s)
Tagged: 0 Thread(s)
Quoted: 0 Post(s)
How to verify 68-69 GTO

Hi, what ways to figure out if 1968 or 1969 GTO is real or not.Any hidden VIN stampings etc.

Thanks
1968GTO is offline  
Sponsored Links
Advertisement
 
post #2 of 2 (permalink) Old 09-14-2009, 06:32 AM
 
Join Date: Feb 2009
Posts: 155
Mentioned: 0 Post(s)
Tagged: 0 Thread(s)
Quoted: 0 Post(s)
the obvious way to verify an authentic gto would be by the vin on the dash.if it starts 242,then its by all outward appearences a gto,if it starts out with 237,then its a lemans.however,if your concerned it might be a lemans with a gto vin,you must get a phs report and see if all options listed match up.for instance,you could check for original paint under the carpet on the floor boards or other inconspicuous places.also check the engine codes,for a 68 or 69 gto would come with a 400 motor where as a lemans would have a326,i believe or 350,maybe even a six cylinder engine.also the front bumper would be an endura bumper on the gto and the lemans would be chrome,although this test would'nt be absolute,because either 68 or 69 gto's had an endura-delete option where the gto came with a chrome bumper.are you concerned about a piticular car your looking to buy?also,i think there might be a frame stamping on the top of the rear drivers side frame rail but you would need a mirror to get a look.
even steven is offline  
Sponsored Links
Advertisement
 
Reply

  Pontiac GTO Forum > The 1964-1974 Pontiac Tempest, Lemans & GTO > 1964-1974 Tempest, Lemans & GTO General Discussion

Quick Reply
Message:
Options

Register Now



In order to be able to post messages on the Pontiac GTO Forum forums, you must first register.
Please enter your desired user name, your email address and other required details in the form below.

User Name:
Password
Please enter a password for your user account. Note that passwords are case-sensitive.

Password:


Confirm Password:
Email Address
Please enter a valid email address for yourself.

Email Address:
OR

Log-in











Currently Active Users Viewing This Thread: 1 (0 members and 1 guests)
 
Thread Tools
Show Printable Version Show Printable Version
Email this Page Email this Page
Display Modes
Linear Mode Linear Mode



Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
Play Time with new Mustang Shelby LTChappa Racing and Kill Forum 24 04-19-2008 11:14 PM
My Dealership Experience Today in_burrito 2004-2006 GTO General Discussion 43 12-20-2005 05:14 PM
Extra muscle revs up new GTO 05GTO In the News 0 05-15-2005 07:22 AM
Pontiac GTO Drifter - Car & Driver (Jul 04) m1das In the News 13 09-29-2004 08:11 PM

Posting Rules  
You may post new threads
You may post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are On
Pingbacks are On
Refbacks are On

 
For the best viewing experience please update your browser to Google Chrome