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Ad #4653 1968 Pontiac GTO – $36,500.00

Vehicle Specifics

Year:
1968
Mileage:
16,000
Transmission:
Automatic
Engine:
8 Cylinder
Make/Model:
Pontiac GTO
Doors:
Two Door
Fuel Type:
Gasoline
Exterior Color:
Blue
Drive Type:
N/A
Price:
$36,500.00

Vehicle Description

ENGINE: Professionally built by Morrison Machining in Glendale AZ and includes a Pontiac 400 which is stroked to a full roller 461ci, 10.4:1 compression, bore and stroke is 4.155 x 4.250 (will work with 91-93 octane fuel). Engine block has been magnafluxed before machining. Deck has been planed to zero degrees. 6.800” H-Beam Eagle connecting rods with ARP bolts. Lunati polished crank which has been drilled and deburred (for oiling purposes). Harland Sharp 1.6 roller rockers. Crank, rods etc. have been balanced. KRE 85cc aluminum D-port heads, Ferrea race valves (stainless) 2.11 x 1.66, 716 ARP rocker arm studs, 3-angle valve job, ARP 190-3605 E&K head bolts. Edelbrock Torker II intake, Holley 950hp double pump carb which had been tuned and jetted by Competition Engineering in Tucson AZ (engine has been dyno’d and has full documentation {470.5hp @ 5,400 RPM at rear tire and 534 ft lbs of torque at the rear}). Engine runs and performs flawlessly. Clay Smith hydraulic roller cam (is a 1 of 1) .576 intake and .576 exhaust. MSD distributor with a MSD 6AL spark box with a MSD Blaster 2 coil with 8mm Taylor spark plug wires which are hidden under the dash. Doug Thorley ceramic coated headers with 3” Super 44 Flow Master mufflers. Aluminized 3” exhaust with turn down tail pipes in front of rear. Power Master 120 amp chrome alternator, Power Master mini high torque starter, Miloden aluminum high flow water pump with stainless divider plates, Miloden deep sump racing oil pan. March serpentine belt system. Inline Tube stainless steel fuel lines. Rick’s Hot Rods custom 19 gallon stainless steel fuel tank with stainless straps. Holley blue electric fuel pump.

TRANSMISSION: TH400 with a 3000 stall TCI mini torque converter. His & Hers Hurst shifter (car was originally a 4-speed). Transmission has been rebuilt by Grant Jackson Racing and is guaranteed to hold up to 800hp. Custom aluminum 3.5” driveshaft by Mesa Driveshaft Service, Mesa AZ.



REAR END: By Danny Miller Rears & Gears is a Ford 9” big bearing. It includes Timken bearings and races. 1334 yoke with stainless steel sleeve. New Richmond 3.89 ratio ring and pinion. Solid pinion bearing spacer. Daytona support. Eaton full posi unit. Lower control arm brackets with multiple holes to allow pinion angle. All tubes and brackets are TIG welded. Moser 31 spline axles with ½” studs and NHRA legal bearing retainers. The heavy duty banjo is re-tubed with DOM tubing which is inserted 4” and plug welded for superior strength.

BRAKES: Front and back are Wilwood manual disc with cross, slotted, drilled rotors. SPCC all in one billet polished master cylinder with stainless steel braided brake lines.

MISC INTERIOR: Steering is a Flaming River tilt chrome column with a Flaming River polished vega steering box. Steering wheel is by Billet Specialties (model STILETTO). Custom carbon fiber style interior seats, seat backs, headliner, center console and door panels by SEMA winner Todd Jubert of The Interior Shop, Phoenix AZ. Painless Wiring 24 circuit wiring harness. Original gauges from a 1969 GTO. Original AM/FM GTO radio (of the period) that has been customized and retrofitted to today’s technology. Includes MP3/iPod hookups. Original blue ray tinted windshield, rear glass and side windows. Glove box light. Courtesy floor lighting. Dash Panel has been fully restored, re-chromed and carbon fibered.

MISC EXTERIOR: Car was panel painted in PPG Liquid Crystal 4-stage TRUE BLUE and all parts hung after engine and drivetrain were finished. Original stock floorpans have been rustproofed and painted. New full quarter panels with new inner and outer wheel wells. All brand new polyurethane rubber body mounts. Original 1969 front Endura bumper with restored original grilles and hide-a-way headlight doors. Headlights actuate electrically – no more vacuum! Wheels are Oasis 1 of 1 retro wheels. They measure 18 x 9.5 made of solid Billet to resemble to the original Pontiac Hurst wheels and are wrapped with Nitto tires that measure 245/40ZRx18 in the front and 285/40ZRx18 drag radials in the rear. Global West upper and lower tubular A-arms with front and rear QA1 adjustable coil setups. Rear independent tubular UMI control arms. Be-Cool aluminum 4 row radiator with two high-volume electric fans. Original Ram Air II working ram-air setup with original open hood scoops. Billet hood hinges by Ring Brothers. Struts are not strong enough for steel hood; does need a hood assist which I can supply.
Above Added: Fri September 6, 2013, 1:32 pm EST
I WILL SHIP THE CAR FOR FREE IN THE LOWER 48 STATES ONLY IF THE BUY IT NOW IS USED. FOR SALE IS A 1968 Pontiac GTO Coupe Resto-Mod. True 242 vin car located in Surprise Arizona. Beautifilly 8 year rotisserie restoration, No expense has been spared. Brand new everything either by NOS or from other donor cars. The best of the best. PHS Documented. Engine professionally rebuilt by Morrison Machining in Glendale Az, Pontiac full roller 400 stroke to 461 with Eagle H beam rods, Keith Black flat top pistons, Lunati crank polished and drilled and deburred for better oiling, Harland Sharp roller rockers, everything has been balanced crank, rods etc. Have all dyno documentation, 490 hp at the tire, Kauffman aluminum D port heads with hardened valve seats, Engine runs and performs flawless car sounds like at idle it wants to stall sound very lopey Crane 1/1 cam designed for this motor, reworked and jetted Holley 950 dbl pumper carb, actually the carb is still too small the motor wants more sitting on top of a Edelbrock Torker 2 intake all matched to the open ports, MSD Distributor with a MSD 6AL spark box hidden under the dash, 8MM Taylor custom wires, Doug Thorley Ceramic coated Headers with 3" Flow Master mufflers, aluminized 3 inch exhaust and turn down tail pipes, Powermaster 120 chrome amp alternator, Powermaster mini high torque starter, Milodon aluminum high flow water pump with stainless divider plates. March serpentine belt system. Drive Train Original th400 2 speed transmission with a 3000 stall TCI torque converter, his and hers hurst shifter, car originally was a 4 speed from birth. rebuilt by Grant Jackson Racing, Ford 9 inch 3.89 rear member with a custom pinion support, 31 spline moser axles, Eaton full posi built by Danny Miller Rears & Gears, Wilwood manual front and rear disc brakes with cross, slotted, drilled rotors, SBCC brake master cylinder. Steering is a Flaming River tilt chrome column with manual vega steering box. Steering wheel is a Billet Specialties. Fuel and brake lines are stainless steel braided. Custom interior seats and door panels rebuilt with new custom carbon fiber style seat covers and backs with carbon fiber headliner restored by SEMA winner for interiors Todd Jubert. Original Gauges from a 69 gto, custom retro radio am fm stereo with mp3 or Ipod hookup, Blue ray tinted windows, glove box light. Car was panel painted and all parts hung after engine and drive train were finished, original floor pans rust proofed, new quarters, new inner rear wheel wells, all rubber mounts, bolts etc were replaced with stainless or billet components. Dash panel was removed and restored, plastic dash rechromed/carbon fiber, Carbon fiber Cluster Insert in lieu of vinyl as well as the Console Inserts, original front Endura bumper used with restored original grills and headlight doors, headlight actuate by electric no more vaccum. Wheels are a 1/1 custom solid billet wheel to resemble the original hurst wheels wrapped in Nitto Tires. Drag radials on the rear. electric fuel pump, Rick's Hot Rods custom stainless 19 gallon fuel tank with sump, Global West upper and lower tubular A arms with a front QA1 coil over set up, rear QA1 adjustable shocks with heavy duty rear coils with independent tubular umi bars. Doors, fenders, roof, firewall, decklid, are NOS original panels. Paint is a PPG Liquid Crystal true blue. Be-Cool aluminum 4 row radiator with high volume electric fans,RAM AIR II set up with original open hood scoops, hood pan and carb pan. Underneath the car is just clean as you see the top. In the pics it shows dust from sitting in my garage with a car cover. The minor issues are hood tach not wired up, fuel gauge not reading full and passenger window sticks coming down. All ginger bread things. I have sunk in over $85,000 plus into this car. This car was originally a early 1970's drag car and was totally butchered with tubbed rear, gutted interior, caved in roof etc. I couldn't let this car hit the the crusher. I have a file that is 3" deep in receipts and all the specs on the motor, rear end etc. The car was appraised by Hagerty Insurance for $80,000 you will not see a better or finer TRUE GTO not a clone in this condition. There's lots to this car but ask your questions I have over 50+ pictures I can send to a provided email and I do have a video of the car running I can send also.

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