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Another shot of the underside of this 1974 GTO project. CLICK->
1974 GTO restoration project, rear end view. The car is suspended on the rolling rotisserie. CLICK->
This Black 1974 GTO has 8,304 original miles it. Why? The story goes something like this. When the current owner purchased it in Arkansas in 2002, it had 576 miles on it. The guy that purchased it was told that the car was one of three that were specially built for and given to General Motors Vice Presidents at the time. This car had been put in storage, then sold twenty something years later.
Black 1974 GTO, front end view. It's got: 325+ HP Pontiac 455 w/ updated cam, Turbo-Hydramatic 400 transmission, factory air
conditioning, tilt wheel, power steering, aluminum Air Gap intake manifold (Factory Pontiac part), QuadraJet 4-bbl carb, Hooker headers w/ Flowmaster "American Thunder" dual exhaust system, 10-bolt Posi rear end w/ 3.08 gears, and Firestone Firehawks 14x7 in the front with 15x8 in the rear. CLICK->
Black 1974 GTO, rear end view. This is a notchback coupe. CLICK->
This black 1974 GTO was stolen at one time. This damage was caused by the pit maneuver used by the Sheriff's Department to recover it. CLICK->
Black 1974 GTO, engine view. This is a 455ci engine. CLICK->
This black 1974 GTO has a red interior. CLICK->
Black 1974 GTO, rear seat view. CLICK->
Here's a new view for a 1974 GTO. See that shiny button on the floor next to the floor mat and under the parking brake pedal? That's the highbeam headlight switch. All the old GTO's had them on the floor. CLICK->
Blue Raspberry Metallic 1974 GTO owned by Shawn Bingaman from Pennsylvania. Shawn tells us more, "I bought it 10 years ago, sold it 3 years ago, and bought it again last month! I found it setting behind a storage shed on a concrete pad. For the sum of $600, I got the car and several truck loads of parts. After a color blind friend got me the supposed green paint (you can see now it's closer to purple) it was painted. Terry of Terry's Auto upholstery stitched the back seat to match the Recaro look-a-likes robbed form an Escort GT. He also helped die all the interior panels gray." CLICK->
Shawn continues, "It had a 70 RA3 400/muncie 4-speed. Now it sets awaiting a 455 and auto. We will be racing it this year in the Outlaw Pontiac Drag Series. CLICK->
Shawn goes on to say, "It also has an aftermarket wing to give it that traditional JUDGE look. It has factory tach/console gauges, rear window defrost, and dealer added under-the-dash air conditioning. It currently has a 3.08 posi and Cragars." CLICK->NEW POST Shawn sends us an update shot of his Blue Raspberry Metallic 1974 GTO. It new has a Jack Gaydosh prepped 462ci 535hp engine.
This is a Carmel Beige 1974 GTO hatchback. This car was sold new from Van Winkle Pontiac in the Dallas, Texas area. Options are as follows: GTO option, Bucket seats, turbo/hyd transmission, RTS (Radial tuned suspension), FR7814L tires, radio-stereo, console, Rally gauge package, tachometer, Non-glare rear view mirror, trim rings, window moldings, wheel opening moldings, door edge guards, power steering, power disc brakes, Soft Ray glass-all, custom air conditioning, front floor mats, accent stripes (lt. orange/white/dk. orange on chrome mylar background), lighter, lamp group, custom seatbelts, front & rear bumper guards, and rubber bumper strips. The original owner replaced the 350 with a 455 engine. PICTURE SET CONTINUED ON NEXT PAGE ...
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