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Gulfstream Aqua 1964 GTO convertible, left front view. It has a white convertible top and an aqua interior. CLICK->
Overhead view of this Gulfstream Aqua 1964 GTO convertible. CLICK->
Gulfstream Aqua 1964 GTO convertible, interior view. That is a an optional Custom Sport wood steering wheel. CLICK->
The interior of a GTO could have been ordered with two different shades of blue in 1964. This is the lighter one called Aqua. Seat belts in the rear were an option back in 1964. The convertible top boot is the same color as the interior (this is correct), even though the top is white. CLICK->
There is a Tri-Power under the hood! CLICK->
Here is the data plate for this 1964 GTO. Let's decode it. The first line; 12B is the build date of month twelve and week 2. The second line; 2 is the manufacturer Pontiac, 2 is for the Tempest and GTO body style, 67 is a convertible, BA is for the Baltimore assembly plant, 1131 is the squential unit number down that assembly line. The third line; 217 is for the Aqua interior, Q is for the Gulfstream Aqua paint, 1 is for the white convertible top. CLICK->
This is the shipping order for this 1964 GTO. CLICK->
This is the build sheet which can be found under the rear seat, under the carpet, or on top of the gas tank. CLICK->
Proper paperwork is important for a GTO. Check out this dealer invoice. It tells you everthing the car was delivered with. Check out the GTO option on the third line. It only cost an additional $295.50. This one even shows what the original owner traded in to get this fine machine. The customer traded in a 1957 Ford 2-door hardtop for what I think was $373.73. CLICK->
Leon Evans standing next to his white 1964 GTO hardtop. Leon tell us, "I purchased this GTO new. It has the original paint and interior. It was ordered with 325hp, 4bl, 4-speed, and 3.90 Posi. I tried to get the 4.10 Posi, but they would not factory install it. After a lot of back-and-forth with the factory they agreed to install 3.90 but had to install the fast ratio steering, special metallic brakes, heavy duty radiator. This may have been the one of the first ones with this option?" CLICK->
Another shot of Leon's white 1964 GTO, but without Leon. CLICK->
Check out the interior of Leon's 1964 GTO. There's a Hurst shifter with a shiny console. CLICK->
Leon removed and stored the original engine. He installed this a 69 406 ci built by KRE with 10:1 compression KRE aluminum heads. It dynoed with 87 octane at 447 hp at 5,600 rpm and 458 ft-lbs at 4,000 rpm. CLICK->
Another view of this 406ci engine. Leon tells us, "I ordered the GTO with dual 4bbls from a 421. They would not factory install but would ship them in the trunk. Arnie Beswick had bought the last they had in stock, so they were put on back order. They were left on back order for about a year then forgot it." CLICK->
Have a closer look! This is an Aquamarine 1964 GTO sport coupe. It came from the factory with many options including power steering, power brakes, padded dash, custom wheel covers, push button radio, splitter pipes, and others.
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Says Michael Santana in the Navy - "I'm being deployed to IRAQ in July and should (Good Lord Willing) have the funds to get a 2005 GTO when I come home. Anyway, thanks to you, the Mrs., your staff, etc. for putting on the GREATEST HOMAGE TO THE FINEST CARS EVER BUILT BY AMERICAN HANDS!"