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Monarch Yellow 1972 GTO hardtop, rear end view. CLICK->
Red 1972 LeMans hardtop owned by Jeff Stalheim from Taylor Wisconsin. Jeff adds, "We have owned the car for 1 1/2 years now. I was looking for a 72 GTO - found a LeMans with the Endura option. I knew a guy in High School who has a GTO that looked like this with the D90 stripe and spoiler and I loved the look of it. I always wanted one. My body shop man said why don't you clone it which was a great suggestion on his part. It is now getting new quarter panels put on and an Endura nose repaint. The car is a 400 with some additional goodies, headers, etc. We love the car!" CLICK->
Red 1972 LeMans hardtop, right side view. CLICK->
Under the hood is a 400ci engine. CLICK->
The interior is black. CLICK->
Here is Jeff's LeMans receiving new quarter panels and an Endura nose repaint. CLICK->
Here we are in the paint both. They're using Norton plastic masking sheets rather than paper. CLICK->
Here is Jeff Stalheim (left) and his long time friend Scott on the right with his red 1972 GTO. Their friend Richard had this story to share, "Jeff lives up north in Wisconsin and bought his LeMans in 2007. It has the factory Endura option, so it has the look of a GTO. Jeff started out with a rather mundane car and has really upgraded it over the last couple of years. Scott's Body Shop in Strum laid down a great looking paint job. Jeff has also added the correct GTO emblem/stickers and Rally stripes. While he was fixing up the LeMans, Jeff never told me he had a
plan. It goes back to his high school years in Taylor Wisconsin. Jeff's friend Scott bought a 1972 GTO in 1979. It came equipped with a 400
engine, four speed transmission, hood tach, and the optional D90 Rally
Stripes down the sides. Jeff always loved the looks of that car. In 1981 Scott graduated Taylor High and moved to southern Wisconsin. Through the years Jeff would keep in touch with Scott, via Scott's father, who still lives in Taylor. So Scott knew of Jeff's latest project. Fast forward to 2009 and Jeff gets a call. It's Scott. They both know that the Hot Rod Power Tour is going through southern Wisconsin and figure it's time to get together. Scott still owns his old high school 72 GTO. He's kept it all these years. They traveled from Madison to Racine, where these pictures were taken. It's the first time since 1981 that Jeff has seen Scott's GTO. There are a few differences, Jeff's car has Cragar wheels, a 70-72 GTO spoiler and an automatic transmission. Scott's car has a hood tach, a 69 GTO spoiler, and Pontiac Rally ll wheels. But they were close enough to turn heads on the Power Tour. Checking out these photos from Jeff really tied together for me what he's been trying to accomplish with
this car." CLICK->
Another shot of Jeff's 72 LeMans (left) and Scott's 72 GTO (right)! CLICK->
Here is an updated shot of the interior in Jeff's 1972 LeMans. He added a Formula steering wheel, new dash cover, new seat covers, and carpet. CLICK->
Photo of Darren Schmitt 1972 LeMans GT back in 1995 when he got it. He paid $450 for it. Darren added the GTO emblems. Darren tells us more, "It had the 350 2bbl, 3-speed stick, custom sport steering wheel, AM radio, Endura front end, and GT package (14x6 Rally wheels, sport mirrors, stripe). The custom paint job was done before I bought it and power steering was added as well sometime earlier." CLICK->
Another 1995 shot of Darren and his 1972 LeMans GT. CLICK->
He parted out the car back in 2005. The Michigan winters chewed her up. CLICK->
Blue 1972 GTO owned by Rick Haney from Corona, California. This GTO has an HO engine and a 4-speed manual transmission. Rick bought it from his brother in 1992. His brother had it for eight years. CLICK->
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