by Sean Mattingly.
1969 GTO Convertible Parking Lot
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Wrecked blue 1969 Ram Air IV GTO convertible owned by Mark Elliott. This is a picture from the day he got it in 1983. He's still working on it. This car is going to need a lot of attention. See if you can view the photos and advise him what needs to be done to the car. In other words, what specific things would you do to bring this vehicle back to life? Leave your ideas as comments on the photo by clicking the "comments" link below.|
CLICK-> Wrecked blue 1969 Ram Air IV GTO convertible from the front. Here you can see the front end damage. Looks like the car was hit hard on the right front.
CLICK-> Wrecked blue 1969 Ram Air IV GTO convertible hood and front fenders. A car like this is worth saving. It will be a challenge.
CLICK-> This one stands out in a crowd. Take a look at this triple blue 1969 GTO convertible. This one has a reproduction convertible top. The owner commented, "The color of the new top is as close to the original blue as it is possible to find." Seems as it should be a bit darker to me. The 1969 option list calls it a "dark blue."
CLICK-> Another shot of this triple blue 1969 GTO convertible. Options include: power top, power windows, power brakes, air conditioner, AM radio, Rally clock.
CLICK-> Red flamed 1969 GTO convertible owned by Carl Marchetti from Hyannis, Massachusetts. Carl tells us, "It has Weld racing wheels, 4-wheel Wedgewood disc brakes, and coil over suspension for that new car tight ride."
CLICK-> Red flamed 1969 GTO convertible, interior view. It has an Eclipse deck with 2,500 watts and 16 speakers.
CLICK-> Here is a shot of the four amps and four 12 inch subs in the trunk.
CLICK-> Under the hood is a 468ci 483 stroker with a 5 speed Richmond bullet proof transmission and a Dana 4.11 rear end. Carl says the Goat has 612hp dyno results.
CLICK-> Take a look at this silver 1969 LeMans convertible. It has a GTO hood and the original 350ci V8 engine under the hood. Those are 20 inch wheels. Check out the custom grille material. He's removed the stock plastic grille. I know we've got more photos of this car somewhere...to be added later.
CLICK-> Brian Martin is restoring his 1969 GTO convertible. He has owned the car since 1989. Here is the car before being stripped and painted.
CLICK-> The body is stripped of paint, straightened, and primed.
CLICK-> Then into the paint booth for a coat of fresh Matador Red paint.
CLICK-> The new Matador Red paint catches its first rays of sunshine outside the shop.
CLICK-> Brian has assembled the grilles and hideaway headlight assemblies.
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