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Phs Documented Pontiac Gto on 2040-cars

US $35,000.00
Year:1966 Mileage:79100 Color: Montero Red /
 Black
Location:

Driftwood, Texas, United States

Driftwood, Texas, United States
Transmission:Automatic
Body Type:Convertible
Vehicle Title:Clear
Engine:389 4BBL
Fuel Type:Gasoline
For Sale By:Private Seller
Condition:

Used

VIN (Vehicle Identification Number)
: 242676P179332
Year: 1966
Number of Cylinders: 8
Make: Pontiac
Model: GTO
Trim: Convertible
Power Options: Air Conditioning, Power Windows
Drive Type: Rear wheel
Mileage: 79,100
Exterior Color: Montero Red
Warranty: Vehicle does NOT have an existing warranty
Interior Color: Black

Up for sale is an extremely well preserved 1966 Pontiac GTO Convertible. This car is PHS documented and is in excellent condition. The engine of the car was rebuilt several years ago and I have put about 3000 miles on the car since. I just installed a new top, and the car has new Coker Red Line radial tires.This car was optioned with factory air conditioning, very rare for a convertible. It also has the highly desirable power window option. The paint is very good, and there are no rips or tears in the upholstery. There are a few small holes in the back window boot, but they are in a location that is not easily visible.

I have been told that the engine is not the original engine that was delivered with the vehicle. Sometime in the past, the engine was replaced with another correct 1966 389 engine, but the engine date code indicates a delivery date later than the delivery of the vehicle. I have owned this car since 1996.This is a California car, and I know of no rust on the vehicle. The only known defects on the car is the clock (which was not running last time I drove the vehicle) and a few minor paint dings.The car currently is located near Austin Texas. 

 In the event this car does not sell on E-Bay, it will be placed in an upcoming Barrett-Jackson auction, so it will not be re-listed. The "Buy It Now" price is lower than I anticipate the BJ auction would bring, but it will save me the cost of transporting and travel expenses.

I will load additional pictures in a few days.

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