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Junked red 1973 GTO sport coupe, right rear view. CLICK->
Here is a shot of the interior. There is an 8 track tape on the seat. CLICK->
This 455 engine could use a little detailing. CLICK->
Site visitor, Jack, spotted this 1973 455sd(original) GTO at the Straights area car show in St. Ignace, Michigan over the summer (2006). It's owned by Ben from Michigan. We have pictures of Ben's GTO at the 2004 GTOAA show in Pontiac, Michigan. Click here to see them with the help of the Advanced Picture Searcher loaded with year-1973, model=GTO, owner=Ben, show=2004-GTOAA. CLICK->
A shot looking up the right side of this blue 1973 GTO. It is a sport coupe - see the louvers over the rear quarter glass. CLICK->
This GTO has the "455 cid" decals on the fenders. Ben says, "Oh, yeah, the orange car next to the GTO belongs to Mark Snell of Newaygo, Michigan .It is a 1972 Olds Cutlass Supreme powered by 455 Olds that runs low 12's." CLICK->
It has a 455 engine which came with the car. Ben tells us the inside story on this powerplant, "I actualy cooked the rings in this motor, goin 115 mph in front of my hotel the nite before this picture was taken. It did make it over 200 miles home. I dropped in my 'spare' 1973 455 two weeks later in mid-July. That lasted til the last Saturday in November until the GrEmLinS started knockin in the bottom end. Because for some reason the nite before I was doin 110 mph on a straightaway towards my house. (It seemed like a good idea at the time) anyways the original 455 is going to MORE POWER Inc. of Sparta, Michigan. My new years resolution is to slow down a tad bit." CLICK->
On the radiator support was this decal. It has the 455 cu in text in the upper left corner. The bottom side recommends 91 octane or higher. CLICK->
A tiger is at the wheel of this 455ci 1973 GTO. Ben said in early 2007, "That's my co-pilot! The vast majority of this interior was replaced a few winters ago...even the dash! Only the rear package tray and sail panels remained. Next up? Last but not least, a new headliner. I'd like to thank Joe Burkey of BUCKSKINZ for the beautiful job he did on the seats from scratch! I also installed new Blue carpet, that goes with the color of the car." CLICK->
Silver 1973 LeMans owned by John from Los Angeles, California. John tells us more, "I just finished my 1973 LeMans project. I purchased it in Arizona for $1,200. I was told it was a rust free Arizona car - it was not. I found out it was from good ole rusty Pennsylvania. The engine ran great but the body needed some serious work: rusted out quarter panels, dented left fender, and the interior destroyed. The original color was Burma Brown but it is now silver. I also [decided to modify] pushed in the front bumper after seeing the beautiful one on this site. I'm looking to replace the rear bumper. If anyone has one, let me know. Thanks." CLICK->
Silver 1973 LeMans, right side view. In this view you can see how John pushed the bumpers closer to the body. CLICK->
Silver 1973 LeMans, right rear view. CLICK->
John replaced the torn seats with 1981 Porsche seats found at a junkyard. CLICK->
This is Greg Carter's first 1973 LeMans. Greg says, "I had bought the car back in 1981 for $600. This picture was taken in 1983. I still have what's left of the old boy sitting in the barn." Greg has two other 1973 LeMans'. Click here to see them with the help of the Advanced Picture Searcher loaded with year=1973 and owner=Greg Carter. The day Greg uploaded this picture, the main page of the website said, "What's on Sean's mind today: Maybe you should buy a scanner for your computer. Then send me a scan of all your old car pictures." So he sent me an old picture - Cool! CLICK->
This is a Porcelain Blue 1973 GTO Sport Coupe. The Sport Coupe version has louvers over the rear side quarter glass. The 1973 GTO was also offered in a non sport version which did not have the louvers. PICTURE SET CONTINUED ON NEXT PAGE ...
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