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67 Pontiac Firebird 326 Ho Barn Find Project California Car on 2040-cars

Year:1967 Mileage:82280
Location:

Silton, Saskatchewan, Canada

Silton, Saskatchewan, Canada

1967 Firebird 326 HO car,restoration project,barn find. DOES NOT RUN,it did when i parked it. 95% compete.1 of 2228 HO cars built for the 67 model year.NOT NUMBERS MATCHING BLOCK,but the rest of is .Block is from a 67 Lemans.Correct HO heads etc.PHS papers.Option list reads 326 HO, Auto, PS, PB, Ralley Gauge Cluster,Hood Tach,Bucket Seats,Console.Dual Exhaust,Push Button AM Radio,Man rear ant,rear seat speaker,3.23rear end and Black Cordova Top.Nice solid car ,always indoors or under cover.Needs compete restoration,dont want to sell,but right now i need the money.Needs trunk pan,and some rust repair,floors and frame rails are solid,needs small patch panels in the usally places. I have a YT 400 ci rebuilt short block,and 670 heads at ADDITION COST thats sitting on the engine stand if the winning bidder is interested along with a load of parts that i have collected for the car. .If it gets close to the resevre,i am going to sell it.Auction is for car only.

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Wanted: 1967 Pontiac GTO for a special Father's Day

Thu, 07 Jun 2012 08:44:00 EST

Jim Sharp of Elkhorn, Wisconsin needs a red 1967 Pontiac GTO to make his dad's Father's Day, possibly his last one, something extra special.
Back in the '60s, Jim's dad, Ken, drove a cherry red 1967 GTO to California for a job. He met a girl, got married and decided his wife's 1965 Ford Mustang was more fuel efficient than the Goat and the GTO was sold. As the story almost always goes, Ken has had seller's regret ever since.
Jim always meant to find a 1967 GTO and, with his dad's help, restore it. But life got in the way, time slipped by and Ken was recently diagnosed with esophageal cancer and given about three months to live.

GM knew about fatal Chevy ignition problem decade before recall

Fri, 21 Feb 2014 10:15:00 EST

Well, this is not good for General Motors. Following a report last week that GM was recalling 778,000 Chevrolet Cobalt and Pontiac G5 compacts over concerns that the ignition could switch out of the "run" position without warning, USA Today reports that the Detroit-based behemoth knew about the issue, which affected 2005 to 2007 Cobalts (the Cobalt shown above and in the gallery is from 2010) and 2007 Pontiac G5s, all the way back in 2004.
The information comes from a deposition in a civil lawsuit against GM, obtained by USA Today, which claims that a GM engineer experienced the issue while the then-new model was undergoing testing. The issue was "solved" when a technical service bulletin was issued in 2005, informing dealers to install a snap-on key cover on the cars of customers who complained about the issue. According to the Cobalt's program engineering manager, Gary Altman, the cover was an "improvement, it was not a fix to the issue."
The case where the depositions were made was from 2010, and involved Brooke Melton, a 29-year-old pediatric nurse in Georgia who was killed on her birthday. At the time, police claimed she was going too fast on a wet, rural road, although it later came out through the black box that her car's ignition had come out of the "run" position at least three seconds before the accident (the max amount of time a black box records before a wreck), disabling her airbags, power steering and anti-lock brakes. According to USA Today, police said Melton was "traveling too fast for the roadway conditions," although it's impossible to know if she'd have been in the wreck, which injured the occupants of another vehicle, had her 2005 Chevy not shut off. GM settled the Melton family's case, although the details remain confidential.

Looking back at Oprah's free-car giveaway 10 years later

Fri, 12 Sep 2014 00:01:00 EST



Oprah kicked off her 19th season in dramatic fashion by giving all 276 members of the studio audience a free car.
Molly Vielweber's Pontiac G6 appears unremarkable at first glance. It wears forest green paint, rolls on five-spoke aluminum wheels, and it has a sizeable scrape in the driver's side door, the scar of a decade's worth of hard use. You wouldn't notice it parked at a big box store or cruising on the highway. Pontiac made hundreds of thousands of G6s in the 2000s, and a lot are still on the road. It's unremarkable in every way except for the front license plate, which reads, "Oprah 6."