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If you look real hard you can spot the Burgundy 1965 GTO in the background. CLICK->
Fontaine Blue 1965 LeMans hardtop owned by Matthew Ritter from Bridgeton, New Jersey. And... It's For Sale as of Aug 2005. Matthew explains, "I recently added another '65 to the collection. This one's a 455 powered, factory 4-speed LeMans. The 9.2:1 455 is brand new with 4X heads, RAIV cam, Edelbrock intake and carb, and an MSD ignition. It's a great driver. It's painted its original Fontaine Blue with a restored black interior. It's got the GTO hood and all the LeMans emblems filled, but it hasn't been cloned yet, although I have all the parts and then some. Unfortunately, it's up for sale because I just bought a body-off '64 and I need room! Asking $13,900 and I have numerous parts that I can work into the deal."Click here to see all of Matthew's Pontiacs posted on this site using the Advanced Picture Searcher loaded with owner=Matthew Ritter and Location=NJ. CLICK->
Fontaine Blue 1965 LeMans hardtop, right side view. CLICK->
Fontaine Blue 1965 LeMans hardtop, left rear view. CLICK->
Fontaine Blue 1965 LeMans hardtop, interior view. CLICK->
Fontaine Blue 1965 LeMans hardtop with a 455ci under the hood. CLICK->
Old 1965 GTO Racer "The Sicilian Pizza Runner" that was owned by Greg Palumbo from Chicago, Illinois. Greg tells us more, "This was our old 65 GTO race car that we owned in the early to mid 1970s. It had the engine from the Gray Ghost but without the blower and injection unit. The engine was a 1963 421 SD, bored and stroked to 480 cubic inches, roller cam, dual point distributor, dual quads, Hooker headers, a 4-speed and either a 513 or 488 rear end (can't quite remember). Since the engine was set up for a blower, it only had 8:1 compression and we could actually race on regular gas! The car ran consistent 12:80s to 13:00 in bracket competition at 110 mph. The engine would idle at 1800 rpm and rev to 7200! This car could often be seen at Lake Geneva, US 30, Oswego, or Union Grove race tracks. I used to tow to car to the track with a 1969 Trans Am (one of the few automatics)." I bet this thing could deliver a hot pizza anywhere within a 100 mile radius. I like the words painted behind the "RACEMASTER" tire that say "Moral support by Kathy". CLICK->
Vintage picture of Bill Metzger's 1965 GTO Sport Coupe taken in 1967. Bill explains, "I'm almost 70 and but still in love with the memories of my '65, lost to rust back in the 1970s. Salt on western New York roads was the killer. Here is a shot of my car "improved" by changing the interior of the letters GTO on the rear quarters from black to red. Red always set off that dark blue nicely. By this time in 1967, I had run through several sets of tires. The W/Ws (see the sticker) were no better than the Tiger Paws and wore out in 8000 miles. The Firestone Wide Ovals I purchased next were a dismal flop as well. What you see are the biggest Firestone 500s that would (almost) fit without rubbing too much." CLICK->
Here is the window sticker from Bill's 1964 GTO. You can see the all important option 382 - Gran Turismo Omologato! It also had the 4-speed manual transmission, pushbutton AM radio, and the Rally tach. CLICK->
Cameo Ivory 1965 GTO hardtop owned by Bill Lobe from Austell, Georgia. It's for sale as of Oct 2005. Bill tells us about his goat, "I love this GTO. It's the cleanest one I've seen around here in the South. It's got a 389 with trips! I am however going to have to sell it to finance other muscle car dreams. I bought it from a dealer some time ago and have full PHS docs with it. After I bought it I had to rebuild the tranny and tune the engine a little. Apparently it had been sitting still for awhile. Now it grumbles like a tiger, and I love to drive it. It's surprisingly reliable for such an old car. Definitely a head turner. If you're interested, 404-664-7853" CLICK->
A look down the right side of Bill's Cameo Ivory 1965 GTO hardtop. It has a double red pinstipe down each side. CLICK->
Here's a peek at the other side. CLICK->
Cameo Ivory 1965 GTO hardtop, interior view. It's got an automatic. That's the original push button AM radio. The dash is black, usually they are wood grained. CLICK->
Cameo Ivory 1965 GTO hardtop, trunk view. CLICK->
Cameo Ivory 1965 GTO hardtop, Tri-power engine view.
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