White 1964 GTO hardtop owned by GtoDon from North Carolina. This was our Picture Of The Week for 12/21/03. This was his first car. GtoDon comments, "I bought it in 1985. I finished it in 2001. It's got a Tripower and an automatic. I figured it didn't blow up and stayed on the road when it shouldn't have, so it deserved a few bucks and some elbow grease."|
White 1964 GTO hardtop, right front view.
White 1964 GTO hardtop, right rear view.
White 1964 GTO hardtop, left rear view.
Gulfstream Aqua 1964 GTO hardtop owned by Tom Razzagone from Manalapan, New Jersey. This was our Picture Of The Week for 9/5/04. Thomas tells us, "After a 4 year restoration, I'm proud to show my gorgeous 64 GTO. It has 15x8 Edelbrock 409 rims, 389 Tri-power, 4-speed, 3.23 Posi-track rear, Hooker headers, Flowmaster mufflers, and front disc brakes with all stainless lines. We just returned from a 4000 mile drive with the Hot Rod Power Tour. She didn't have one mechanical breakdown. Not even a flat tire. Next week she'll be shown at The GTOAA East Coast Regionals. I recieved a 1st place trophy at The Pontiac Fall Nationals last year."
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This is Don Stellhorn's 1964 GTO Road Race Car! It is our Picture Of The Week for 3/5/06. Don started building it on July 6, 1998 and completed it seven years later in 2005. Here are some specs:
|Chassis:||Original GTO frame modified and boxed, all factory suspension points were removed and new suspension points were relocated. (UWR)|
|Front Suspension:||Tubular upper (AFCO) and lower control arms (UWR) with coil over shocks (Aldan Eagle) and springs (Hyperco) Front Torsion Sway bar (Shroeder Racing).|
|Rear Suspension:||3 Link solid axle with 1 degree negative camber Hubs (Speedway Engineering) with Truetrax Posi unit. Lower control arms (UWR), Aluminum Upper Link (Coleman), Watts Link (UWR) Rear Coil over Shocks (Aldan Eagle) and springs (Hyperco)|
|Front Brakes:||Wilwood GT-III with brake recirculators 13 X 1.375 Rotors (Coleman Racing) and Performance Friction 93 compound 1.120 front brake pads.|
|Rear Brakes:||Wilwood Forged Billet Superlite 12.19 X 1.25 rotors (Coleman Racing with Performance Friction 83 compound .81 rear brake pads.|
|Wheels:||Front 17 X 12.5 inches with 9.5 inches of backspacing, Rear 17X12.5 with 5.5 inches of backspacing (Complete Custom Wheels).|
|Tires:||Kumho ECSTA V710 radials 335/35/17 front and rear|
|Windows:||Polycarbonate Lexan ľ inch front, 1/8 rear and side (Shields Windshields).|
Shot of Don's 1964 Road Race sport coupe GTO going around the track.
Burgundy 1964 GTO sport coupe tearing up the track.
Burgundy 1964 GTO sport coupe, interior view.
|Transmission:||Muncie M-22 with custom road race gears and extra strong case and tail shaft (AutoGear).|
|Gauges:||Tach, speedometer, oil temp, oil pressure, water temp, fuel pressure, fuel level, voltmeter, vacuum, brake bias (autometer).|
|Fire suppression:||11 pound Lifeline halon system.|
race aluminum seat (Kirkey/Hoerr racing).|
In the trunk is the fuel system which consists of a 22 gallon race fuel cell with 2 electric Holley red pumps.
Here is the engine!
|Engine:||455 Pontiac block .035 bored, 428 crank de-stroked to 440 Cubic inches, Eagle ESP rods, Custom Pistons, Comp Cam Solid Roller Cam with Crower Lifters. The Block was prepared by Kenís Speed Shop in Brooksfield, FL (352)796-8800|
|Heads:||Kaufmann Aluminum D-port heads ported to 325 cfm with Scorpion 1.65 ratio rockers with studs girdles. Heads were prepared by Kauffman Racing Equipment
Glenmont, OH (740) 599-5000|
|Intake System:||Edelbrock performer RPM manifold with 830 cfm race prepped Holley Carb|
|Oil System:||Road race oil pan with 3 Quart Accusump with race prepped Mellings oil pump (Canton)|
|Ignition:||2 MSD 6T boxes with 2 blaster 2 coils with rev limiter box (MSD)|
Grenadier Red 1964 GTO hardtop owned by Jeff Lovich from Flagstaff, Arizona. Jeff tells us more about his goat, "It has relatively few options including AM pushbutton radio, reverb, two speed windshield wipers and washer, backup lights, spinners and a four speed. The original 389 still sports factory fresh fuel pump and alternator. This car keeps me motivated to finish my Yorktown Blue 1964 GTO coupe."
Left side view of Jeff's Grenadier Red 1964 GTO hardtop. You can see Jeff's 1964 coupe in his garage in the background.
Wow. Take a look at this red interior in Jeff Lovich's Grenadier Red 1964 GTO hardtop.
This two tone 1964 GTO hardtop is owned by Cynthia Mitchell from Penfield, New York. It is painted Alamo Beige on the bottom and its top is painted Ivory white. This was our Picture Of The Week for 2/25/07. Cynthia's husband, Derek, tells us more, "This is my wife's 64 GTO. It was a gift from me for our 8th anniversary. She loves GTOs and this year was her favorite. I found this gem on eBay in 2002. It was an all original survivor: 389, 4 barrel, 2-speed auto, non-Posi 3.23 rear. It was located about seven hours from us. I drove down to take a look at her and bought it on the spot. I got a great deal as the value of these has gone up since then. Ok all you purists look away at this point! I removed the original powertrain and stored for good keeping. I replaced it with a built 455 and 400 trans, installed a posi unit from Auburn keeping the 3.23 gears, front power disc conversion, rechromed the bumpers, replaced entire exhaust with Ram Air manifold and Pypes 2-1/2 inch crossflow, replaced rug, and added new rubber with 15" Rally ones. The paint hasn't been touched yet."
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