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Some of the interior has been removed. Blue carpet. Looks like 68 GTO bucket seats. CLICK->
Trunk is loaded with parts - both off the car and new parts. The body panel between the rear window and trunk has been cut loose. This is a rust collector and needs to be replaced on many older GTOs. CLICK->
Vincent sends us more restoration pictures of his 1972 Luxury LeMans. Here we are doing some filling and sanding. CLICK->
The sides are also filled and sanded. CLICK->
A fresh coat of silver paint is applied. The dual stripes are also painted on. All ready for re-assembly! CLICK->
After 10 months of professional restoration, this is what it looks like. This was a complete frame on restoration. CLICK->
Silver 1972 Luxury LeMans hardtop, right front view. CLICK->
Silver 1972 Luxury LeMans hardtop, left rear view. CLICK->
The engine looks nice. CLICK->
The interior is spotless! CLICK->
Monarch Yellow 1972 GTO under restoration by owner Robert Stibritz. Robert tell us more, "I [painted] it in winter of 2007. It was a frame off restro then sat unfinished for 15 years in dry storage. Options on car; cordova top, 400 turbo tranny, power steering, air condition, power windows, electric clock, sport mirrors, GTO option, SAFE-T-TRACK, AM-FM radio, console, Rally II wheels, power disc brakes, electric rear window de-icer, luggage lamp, hood tach, Judge wing, bucket seats, and formula steering wheel. I have the PHS report, Protect-O-Plate card, and all original paper work. Right now it has a Jack Merkel 462 worked Pontiac engine in it. I am working on putting the car interior, trim, and black top put back on." CLICK->
Looking down the left side of Robert's Monarch Yellow 1972 GTO hardtop. CLICK->
Looking down the right side of Robert's Monarch Yellow 1972 GTO hardtop. CLICK->
Here you can see the mounts for the black vinyl top which Robert is installing next. CLICK->
Looking up the right side of Robert's Monarch Yellow 1972 GTO hardtop. PICTURE SET CONTINUED ON NEXT PAGE ...
Here's a comment from a recent visitor...
Says Arlin Rouse (dirtydawg1953.@peoplepc.com) - "Like it, I'll be back. In 78 I traded my (1974 GTO coupe) to get a new 4x4 pick-up. Could u have someone kick me..."