Join Date: Jan 2015
Location: Injun Territory, 'Merica!
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Welcome, interesting '71! As far as odd, very few '71's (other than Judges) were equipped with the rear spoilers. Have owned numerous '71 factory 455 HO GTO's and for aprox 7 years, ran the GT-37 Survey and only documented three late built GT-37s with the option. On a '71 GTO convert, don't believe I've ran across one with a factory installed rear spoiler. What color combination is your '71 convert? Do you have the trim tag data available? Be interesting to hear more about it, a local collector has a cardinal red/ ivory bucket seat auto '71 455 HO convert, non RA, typical comfort options, know of several others, but overall, not as many have survived as ones with the Judge option.
On the sag to the drivers side, I'd look at the body bushings, first, then springs. On body bushings, the most correct style are avail from SS396.com, not the typical repro suppliers. On coil springs Ive used Coil Springs Specialties in Marysville KS for many years, CSS gets it right, has on my '71's as well as numerous customer cars.
As far as parts go, it all comes down to how high a detailing level you are trying to attain. Some specific '71 parts are very very hard to find and not available as a "so so" reproduction. others like the '71 gto grille emblem, and the dash applique are wrong...not the correct Castilian leather appearance appliqué. The repro rocker moldings are decent, as are the repro parking light asm's, many of those repro pieces seem to get ordered.