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General Information

Year
1965
Make
Pontiac
Model
GTO convertable
Color
'84 Corvette Burgundy with gold hood and trunk str
Packages
HD cooling, 4 speed, AM radio, heater, P/S P/B,
History
see introduction post June 18, 2019
1965 Pontiac GTO convertable ('84 Corvette Burgundy with gold hood and trunk str)

Modifications

Drivetrain
A lot. Aircraft oil cooler and lines. Modified radiator support for OEM HD cooling. Balanced crank assembly at +.030. Isky cam and mixed up valve train parts to get geometry right. Ported (badly) Ram Air heads. Headers. Modified Holley carb on modified OEM manifold. Modified ignition. L88 Corvette clutch and flywheel. 12 Bolt Chev rear end at 4.11 gears with HD axles and Moroso Brute strength posi tightened up with Corvette off road clutch packs (my old stock car rear end). M/T valve covers with special breathers. - typical stuff for a 70's hot rod.
Interior
Padded and upholstered 4 point roll bar. Snatch pad on center console. OEM Vacuum gauge. SW Fuel pressure gauge, oil temp gauge. modified rear seat back with custom upholstery to accommodate roll bar.
Exterior
front fenders rolled and trimmed for wide tires. Rear wheel wells rolled and pulled an inch out or so. Custom paint. Corvette rally rims.
Audio
Lol you gotta be kidding. With headers and open pipe 4 inch exhaust your chances of hearing anything but the engine and tires is nil. The in car entertainment is watching a passenger trying to find something to hang onto. OR the discharge nurse telling me I absolutely could not use that car to take my newborn daughter and wife home. I had to go get another vehicle. And hundreds of other stories with humor and adventure in the car dating girls.....
Suspension
Modified control arms. Higher rate springs cut short to lower chassis. Rear sway bar. Big front bar. Disc brake spindles and brake assemblies from 70's El Camino. Master cylinder conversion to split FT/R hydraulics.
Wheel and Tire
15x8 Corvette rally rims with special 1inch negative offset. BFG radial T/A's for street. Goodyear blue streaks for track.

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