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1968 Pontiac Gto on 2040-cars

US $24,800.00
Year:1968 Mileage:12689 Color: Red /

Saint Louis, Missouri, United States

Saint Louis, Missouri, United States

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Up for sale is this beautifully restored 1968 Pontiac GTO RestoMod. It underwent an EXTENSIVE FRAME OFF
restoration completed by Frisco Hill Auto in St. Louis, Missouri.
COMPLETE WITH PICTURES OF EVERY STEP ! ! Really, you ask…. Yes, Really. Here’s your chance to own a car
restored for a very detail-oriented client. All the pictures and documents are included WITH THE CAR. The build
started in June 2009 and finished in March 2010. Since completion, the car has been driven only 12,000 miles. The
only things done to the car since it was restored is a new clutch and power steering pump in 2013, and regular
(Motor/Transmission) This GTO has a 428 with 2.5 inch Ram Air exhaust system with Spintek mufflers and x-pipe. It
has a 4-barrel Edlebrock Performer Series Carburetor and intake. It Dyno’d at 392 horsepower at the rear wheels.
It has a 5-Speed Manual Tremec TKO 500 transmission with the ClassicFit Kit from Keisler Engineering and a
Centerforce Clutch.
(Heating/Cooling) The complete heating and air system was purchased from Vintage Air. -- Heres a few details and
part numbers of what was used in this vehicle. Vintage Air Accessory Kit, Louver Kit with bezels and vents, AC
Compressor with Drier (021168), Vintage Air Streamline 3 knob panel (491210-RUA), Evap Kit (561068), Vintage Air
Kit (561068)
(Wheels/Tires/Suspension) This amazing car grips the road with Eagle F1 GS-D3 tires, Goodyears Max Performance
radial. The rims are American Racing Torq-Thrust M Rims with Anthracite finish with Mach lip. The rims are 17x8, 5
on 4.75, Tire sizes are 255/45R17 and 225/50R17. The car also sports 2” drop spindles in the front, with a 3.55
posi-traction rear end.
(Paint) The stunning burgundy red paint color is from a 2009 Cadillac, I believe the color is called Crystal Claret
(Interior) The seats are out of a 2005 GTO and modified to fit inside the '68. They have powered controls and are
black leather. The center console, back seat and door panels are stunning with custom upholstery work. The dash for
this year would have had a wood veneer insert, but since it’s a resto-mod, the dash insert was water-jetted out
of stainless steel. The center console is custom made from an original '68 4-speed console. The interior took the
longest because it was custom fitted.

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