I was thinking of replacing the vinyl, but is was cheaper and easier to do judge graphics. Yeah, its a clone. call it a judge stunt double, I put 4000 miles on it in the past year. show me another real 40 year old gto getting driven that much, let alone a judge.
Little functional touches include getting the parking brake light indicator, backup lights, gauge lights, heater/blower/vacuum controls and lighter working and getting a nicely adjusted advance and vacuum advance set up. I finally got the horn starightend out and working and the speedo is accurate now too.
Most of the rest was cosmetic under the hood and exterior personal pimping touches. Check out the awesome mega sound system as well. Ker-chunk!
of course it needed bigger rear wheels
and , after trying some other stuff out, i had to go this route under the hood. i like it better looks wise, and the little knob under the steering column makes the interior
I hope to get the ac going for the summer, that about sums up the year.
the big parts like ram air pans are hard to take, but its the little lighter elements, senders, bulbs, etc. that all add up and nickle and dime you for some surprisingly large amounts if you ever add them all up. so don't.
The end result is supposed to be what you saw on the road in the 70s and 80s when the new muscle car era was over, then current factory performance sucked, and these old cars were the ticket. Performance picked up in the second half of the 80s, prices started going up on classic muscle, and you dont see them around all the time like this anymore.