by Sean Mattingly.
1969 GTO Judge Parking Lot
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CLICK-> The body was put on a rotisserie and finished separate from the frame.
CLICK-> A rotisserie allows you to turn the body as you work on it so you don't have to climb all over and under it yourself. The firewall has been painted Windward Blue.
CLICK-> Windward Blue gets applied over the rest of the body.
CLICK-> The front clip is shot separately. The fender emblems are installed. It is easier to install them before the inner fender is installed. Notice the hole for the hood tach has already been cut. Don't forget to add a flex agent to the paint before shooting the nose and spoiler.
CLICK-> The frame is stripped, sanded, and painted. Hey, what's that off to the right? It's the front of a 1967 GTO!
CLICK-> This is a cool shot. Craig pre-assembled the entire drivetrain including the rear bumper! See the Hurst T-handle shifter? This baby is almost ready for a test drive. What a great photo. You can see all the detail work that went into this restoration. He's got components painted the proper shades. There are tags where the factory would have put them. He's also got colored paint dabs as the factory might have made.
CLICK-> Another shot of the completed frame from the rear.
CLICK-> The Windward Blue body meets the frame. Is that a happyface on the fan blade?
CLICK-> The front fenders go on next. Wow. Take a look at the other Goats in this shop! That 67 GTO has one heck of a huge engine! We need some shots of that one!
CLICK-> This is a Warwick Blue 1969 Judge hardtop. Factory options include: Ram Air lll engine, automatic transmission, console, power steering, power disc brakes, factory hood tach, Safe-T-Track rear, remote mirror,and the all important Judge package.
CLICK-> Warwick Blue 1969 Judge hardtop, right side view.
CLICK-> Warwick Blue 1969 Judge hardtop, left side view.
CLICK-> Warwick Blue 1969 Judge hardtop, rear end view.
CLICK-> This one has the blue interior.
CLICK-> All Judges came with a Ram Air engine. This one has the stock Ram Air III engine. An optional Ram Air IV engine was also available.
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