Denver Gold 1974 Ventura owned by Eric White from Clarkston, Michigan. Eric comments, "This is my first car. I bought it in 1977, and I am just now completing a full restoration after three moves. This is a GTO clone with 36,000 original miles." CLICK->
Denver Gold 1974 Ventura, right rear view. Eric's car has Rally II wheels. CLICK->
Denver Gold 1974 Ventura, left front view. CLICK->
Denver Gold 1974 Ventura, right side view. CLICK->
This yellow 1974 GTO was found for sale on the internet IN mAY, 2004. The one has a 400ci Pontiac engine fueled by dual Holley 650 carburetors, Warrior intake manifold, and nitrous. There are four hood mounted gauges for water temperature, oil pressure, fuel, and nitrous. CLICK->
Yellow 1974 GTO, right rear view. The windows are tinted. This is a notchback which had the regular trunk. The 1974 GTO could also be ordered as a hatchback. Looks like it had a vinyl or two tone painted top at one time. Those are 15 inch Weld Drag Light Bullet Aluminum + Chrome Wheels by Weld Racing, with BF Goodrich radial T/A tires (rear: P275/50R15 101S M+S, front: P195/60R15 87S M+S). CLICK->
What's under the hood of this yellow 1974 GTO? Here is the big list: 400 cubic inch Pontiac V8 engine bored 0.030 over, crankshaft 0.010 / rods 0.020 oversized, rods re-sized on the large end, 16x heads, ARP rod bolts, Speed Pro forged flat-top pistons (#L2262f30 press pin), scaled power rings, brass block plugs, Victor gaskets, Crane Hydraulic Cam #283952, matching lifters / springs / retainers & valve locks, Comp Cams roller tip rockers, Pete Jackson gear drive,
steel billet harmonic balancer, dual 650 Holley carburators, Warrior intake manifold, Hooker headers, electric cooling fan & fuel pump w/ dash-mounted controls, FRAM high performance fuel filter, Fogger NOS system & bottle blanket (#16050), fuel cheater w/ dash-mounted controls, Mr Gasket air scoop, MSDiIgnition system (6AL w/ Blaster II coil), Moroso valve covers, and stainless steel basket weave fuel lines. This is linked to a 350 Turbo automatic transmission, 3500 stall converter, and a 3.42 Positraction rear-end. There are also ladder bars for traction and frame connectors to increase body stiffness.
The interior is yellow and black in this 1974 GTO. See a 5-point harness seatbelt system, Hurst shifter, steering column mounted tachometer & Pro-Shift Lite auto-meter, and a Moroso toggle switch control panel (fuel pump, fan, accessories, nitrous on/off, nitrous ready, boost buttons).
In the trunk we got NOS and a 12 gallon fuel cell for the engine and a 400 watt amplifier for the JVC sound system. CLICK->
Here's the data plate for this 1974 GTO. Let's decode it. TOP LINE The 74 is for the 1974 model year. The 2 is for Pontiac. The XY is for the Ventura and GTO. The 27 is for the 2 door coupe notchback. The L is for the Van Nuys, California assembly plant. The 187514 is the sequential body number. SECOND LINE The 503 is for the saddle/orange knit plaid cloth seat fabric. The A52 is for the bench front seat. The 55 is for the Colonial Gold lower body paint color. The 11 is for the Cameo White roof top paint color. See our 1974 Data Plate Decoder to decode your own 1974 GTO. CLICK->
Here's the VIN (Vehicle Identification Number) plate for this GTO. It's located on the top of the dash on the left (driver's side). It is viewable through the windshield from outside of the car. Let's decode it. The 2 is for Pontiac. The Y is for the Ventura and GTO. The 27 is for the 2 door coupe notchback. The M is the engine code. The 4 is for the 1974 model year. The L is for the Van Nuys, California assembly plant. The 126445 is the sequential body number. See our 1974 VIN Plate Decoder to decode your own 1974 GTO. CLICK->
A low angle photo of a black 1974 GTO. It is owned by Dave Delaney from N.B. Canada. This is the results of a 6 year frame off restoration. Many people have commented that this UltimateGTO.com website is a great way to share photos with their friends. It beats some of the other photo sharing and social networking sites such as MySpace, Facebook, Bebo, Tagged, BlackPlanet, myYearbook, hi5, Classmates, Friendster, Xanga, orkut, AsianTown, Flixster, MiGente, Reunion, Quepasa, Tickle, Piczo, Multiply, or Linkedin. CLICK->
Another shot of Dave's black and chrome 1974 GTO. This is yet another left front view of the same car. Normally you wouldn't get to see more than one similar view of the same car, but - hey - this is a *1974* GTO. There's not that many of them on the web. This website has the most '74 photos anywhere. So 1974 fans can gather here to enjoy their favorite year of Pontiac. Take a good look! CLICK->
Black 1974 GTO with hood up. You can see the "Shaker" setup, the focal point of the engine compartment. CLICK->
Light blue 1974 Ventura - GTO clone. It's got the non-shaker scooped hood. This is the first 1974 I've seen with large diameter wheels and ultra-low profile tires. PICTURE SET CONTINUED ON NEXT PAGE ...
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