Gold 1964 GTO hardtop (picture #1) owned by John Waters. John is an IGTOA and GTOAA member. "IGTOA" stands for Indy GTO Association. "GTOAA" is GTO Association of America. If you have an old car that needs fixed up, there is no better resource than a car club.
Do you own a 1964 GTO? If you do, snap some pictures of it and use our Upload Page. We have the largest posting of viewer owned GTOs on the web. What else would you expect from the largest GTO site? Site visitors can post comments to your pictures and rate them. You can use our Picture Searcher to see just certain pictures - like those of only Grenadier Red 1964 GTOs, or Nocturne Blue 1964 GTOs from the left front from Colorado. How about using the Dream Car Page to see what color 1964 GTO pictures we’ve collected for each body style. No other GTO site offers all these cool features. CLICK->
Gold 1964 GTO hardtop (picture #2) owned by John Waters. The first year of the GTO was a fairly plain, boxy bodystyle. Pontiac chose to add hood scoops (among other things) to the Tempest model to make it a GTO. The hood scoops were not functional, just chrome ornaments. CLICK->
Gold 1964 GTO hardtop (picture #3) owned by John Waters, view of the gold interior. The 1964 cars had the ignition key on the left side of the steering wheel. In the photo, you can see that this car has aftermarket gauges under the dash. Note the outside mirror. Instead of being located on the door, it is on the front fender. CLICK->
Gold 1964 GTO hardtop (picture #4) owned by John Waters, left side view. He has the Redline tires and spinner hubcaps on. There's a green 68 GTO behind him. This picture is signed by Jim Wangers. The photo was taken at the Indy GTO Association's annual "Day at the Track" event at the Indianapolis Motor Speedway. Here, the cars are in a lineup, preparing to make a lap around the famous 2.5 mile oval racetrack. CLICK->
Gold 1964 GTO hardtop (picture #5) owned by John Waters, right front view at a car show. The hood is up in this car show photo. You can see the factory chrome accessories in the engine compartment. John has fixed the car up quite a lot if you compare it to the very first photo. Another GTO is parked right next to this one. CLICK->
Marimba Red 1964 GTO hardtop owned by Allan Lindsay, front end view at a car show. You can just see the tripower engine under the hood. A Tripower is actually 3 separate carburetors. Each one is 2 barrels. They are set up so all three carbs function under heavy acceleration, making some sweet music and that "signature growl" that Tripower owners love. See the red dot sticker on the headlight of this car? That usually means that the car show judges have already judged this car. Allan says that his car was originally purchased at Montauk Pontiac of Bay Shore, New York. Pontiac Historic Services (PHS) identified which Zone number and Dealer Code number that car was from. It was Zone #02 and Dealer #391. There is a growing list of all the Pontiac Zone and Dealer codes on this website. See the "Text Topics" area.
Marimba Red 1964 GTO owned by Allan Lindsay. Here's a better shot of that clean Tripower engine. You can see the three chrome air cleaner lids. The color of the engine is Pontiac Blue. This car was restored with the correct color of engine paint. That usually gets more points at a car show. See the far right side of the image? That little silver box is a horn relay and was standard on the 1964 GTO. CLICK->
Marimba Red 1964 GTO hardtop owned by from Allan Lindsay, right rear view. This one has Redline tires and small "poverty" hubcaps. It is rare to see a car displayed with the plainest-looking hubcaps that Pontiac made. In the 1960's, many owners quickly discarded the poverty caps in favor of fancier chrome wheels. But at a judged car show, an owner can gain more points with a car displayed with all the original equipment intact. This looks to be quite a large summer car show in progress. Many car makers are represented. CLICK->
Marimba Red 1964 GTO hardtop owned by Allan Lindsay, rear end view with the trunk open. You can see the gas filler door. It is in the center where it says "P O N T I A C". The car appears to be restored correctly with the trunk sticker in place. The large sticker showed the owner instructions on how to safely jack the car up to change a tire. CLICK->
Marimba Red 1964 GTO hardtop owned by Allan Lindsay, interior view. Let's see... There's a manual transmission, woodgrained Custom Sport steering wheel, and AM pushbutton radio. This would be a fun car to cruise the drive-ins with. CLICK->
Marimba Red 1964 GTO hardtop owned by Allan Lindsay, right front view at a car show. Some car shows are judged by the participants. Others are judged by a judging committee. Look at the shine on this old GTO. CLICK->
Last view of this Marimba Red 1964 GTO hardtop owned by Allan Lindsay. This picture was taken before he took it apart to restore it. We'll call this the "before" picture. See what I meant about the wheels? He went "back" to poverty caps to show the car. Which wheels do you like best? Chrome Cragars or original-style "poverty caps"?
This is the build sheet for the very first GTO built by Pontiac. John Sawruk, Pontiac Historian, found this build sheet and presented it in a talk he gave at the 2004 GTOAA International Convention. It was built in the Pontiac assembly plant on 9/11/63. It's model is 267 which is a Pontiac convertible. It's color code is D2A which I believe is Silver Mist Gray with a black top. It's trim code is 14 which is a black interior. CLICK->
Aqua 1964 GTO sport coupe pictured at a fall P.O.C.I. car show. That stands for Pontiac-Oakland Club International. See the P.O.C.I. sticker on the back side window? There are many Pontiac-related car clubs. Most have internet home pages by now, and are easier than ever to find. Joining a car club is a great way to meet new people with the same interests as yourself. And car shows tend to be fun family events. CLICK->
A shot of the Tri-power engine in this aqua 1964 GTO sport coupe. The throttle springs on most showcars are painted bright yellow. Don't ask me why. The experts will tell you the springs were originally blue. Notice that this car has a green battery shut-off switch. That is an aftermarket safety device. In case of an electrical short-circuit, you can turn the knob and cut off power to the car. It is also handy if you're showing a car optioned with an underhood lamp and you want to leave the hood up all day with the lamp OFF.