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Forum: Suspension TECH 02-02-2024, 03:41 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 583
Posted By 78w72
Address the above mentioned things first... if...

Address the above mentioned things first... if the rest of the system is in good condition the easiest thing to improve braking is to get some performance pads, I use HAWK HPS on one of my 2d gen...
Forum: Pontiac - Street 01-31-2024, 05:37 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 667
Posted By Cardo
I'm running a 3:73 with a 200R4 and love it. 27...

I'm running a 3:73 with a 200R4 and love it. 27 inch tall tire, probably getting about 20 mpg with a slightly built 389 and the factory Carter AFB. If you already own the 3:42's they'll be fine, but...
Forum: 77-81 Firebird & Trans Am TECH 11-26-2023, 08:11 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 944
Posted By Sirrotica
FWIW, from working at a GM dealership, the...

FWIW, from working at a GM dealership, the canister will sometimes rupture internally, the charcoal will then be pulled into the float bowl of the carb causing flooding. I have taken apart carbs...
Forum: 70-72 GTO Tempest & LeMans TECH 11-14-2023, 07:20 AM
Replies: 54
Views: 3,970
Posted By Judge273
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This is what I like the most. Drives and handles like a 12,000 mile car. With power to wake things up! Cruising with...
Forum: 70-72 GTO Tempest & LeMans TECH 10-26-2023, 08:05 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 3,970
Posted By Judge273
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Got wheels and tires in factory!
Forum: 68-69 GTO Tempest & LeMans TECH 07-29-2023, 06:02 PM
Replies: 343
Views: 30,392
Posted By SD455DJ
Finally, the front bench seat is seeing some...

Finally, the front bench seat is seeing some progress. Dan and I stopped into the upholsterer’s shop after he texted a picture showing the work started…yeah! He says he plans to get it finished up...
Forum: THE LOBBY 06-18-2023, 09:01 AM
Replies: 68
Views: 4,287
Posted By The Champ
The fact that it was NOT a retro version is what...

The fact that it was NOT a retro version is what makes it cool!

It was the natural evolution of the GM A body. The Holden Monaro was the equivalent of the Pontiac Tempest/LeMans/GTO body of the...
Forum: THE LOBBY 06-17-2023, 01:11 PM
Replies: 68
Views: 4,287
Posted By Sirrotica
As always, styling is subjective, but having...

As always, styling is subjective, but having owned one for 18 years (2005 model) I can say for sure that it's a people magnet. Maybe not a carousel red 69 Judge league, but I have had countless...
Forum: THE LOBBY 06-17-2023, 12:05 PM
Replies: 68
Views: 4,287
Posted By Singleton
The 04 GTO only came about because of the...

The 04 GTO only came about because of the performance void left when the f-body was discontinued after 02. Designing a new car would have taken many years, and Pontiac needed something quick, and...
Forum: THE LOBBY 06-17-2023, 09:59 AM
Replies: 68
Views: 4,287
Posted By TAKerry
https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/52934700600_18...

https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/52934700600_189909149b_m.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/2oDEbgJ)2023-05-29_08-11-14 (https://flic.kr/p/2oDEbgJ) by Kerry Grubb...
Forum: THE LOBBY 04-08-2023, 07:44 PM
Replies: 68
Views: 4,287
Posted By Skip Fix
I still have my 04 I bought new in 05 for a...

I still have my 04 I bought new in 05 for a pretty good price. Special edition Pulse Red. Crappy Aussie paint the clear delaminated before the red '97 Chevy truck I have. And the darn rear seat top...
Forum: THE LOBBY 04-08-2023, 02:19 PM
Replies: 68
Views: 4,287
Posted By Sirrotica
The 04-06 GTOs are nearing the same fate as their...

The 04-06 GTOs are nearing the same fate as their predecessors did at nearly 20 years. There are some low mile, well cared for examples, but there are also the more common appliance owner examples,...
Forum: THE LOBBY 04-06-2023, 10:02 PM
Replies: 68
Views: 4,287
Posted By keith k
I got a fair amount of seat time in 04/5/6 GTOs...

I got a fair amount of seat time in 04/5/6 GTOs when they were new. They were/are very nice driving cars. Fast, with comfortable ride.
Forum: THE LOBBY 04-06-2023, 09:30 AM
Replies: 68
Views: 4,287
Posted By Bill S
I love my 04, but I think of it like a fine...

I love my 04, but I think of it like a fine crystal glass. One small accident and it is totaled. Collision parts are getting extremely hard to find, and / or expensive.
Maintenance stuff not an...
Forum: THE LOBBY 04-05-2023, 11:14 PM
Replies: 68
Views: 4,287
Posted By pont3
I own the following: 1971 GTO, 1972 GTO, 1971...

I own the following: 1971 GTO, 1972 GTO, 1971 Lemans Sport, 2004 GTO, and 2006 GTO. My newer GTOs were bought new and the '04 currently has 108k miles with only three bolts having ever being...
Forum: THE LOBBY 04-05-2023, 06:18 PM
Replies: 68
Views: 4,287
Posted By The Champ
Came close to buying a new one at the end of the...

Came close to buying a new one at the end of the 2004 model year, but didn't have enough garage space to park it in the garage at the time with my other toy cars.

I have thought of trying to find...
Forum: THE LOBBY 03-30-2023, 06:03 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,661
Posted By b-man
Kent, My sincere condolences to you and your...

Kent,

My sincere condolences to you and your family on the loss of your father Kurt.

Bart
Forum: THE LOBBY 03-30-2023, 05:31 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,661
Posted By 694.1
I had met him at various conventions over the...

I had met him at various conventions over the years, the last time was at our deal in the Wisconsin Dells, '18?
He had ridden over in a '39 if memory serves.
God Speed.
Forum: THE LOBBY 03-29-2023, 07:37 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,661
Posted By gtobob67
Dealt with Kurt many times. A true gentleman. He...

Dealt with Kurt many times. A true gentleman. He actually shipped me an NOS 66 GTO hood across the country back in the day.....
Forum: Pontiac - Street 02-14-2023, 07:53 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 3,022
Posted By Singleton
Back then, the 04 GTOs that I saw at my local...

Back then, the 04 GTOs that I saw at my local track were in the 14.1-14.3 range.
My own 06/auto, that I bought new in dec 06, ran 13.60’s @101-102, on my initial track outing with about 2k miles...
Forum: Pontiac - Street 02-09-2023, 07:52 PM
Replies: 74
Views: 6,288
Posted By ScumOne
I'm on the shakedown cruise for a week. I have to...

I'm on the shakedown cruise for a week. I have to replace the NVU gauges, they stay stuck at 65 mph and 3500 rpm. The fuel gauge isn't calibrated or it's bad as well. It read a 1/2 tank, I got 2...
Forum: 70-72 GTO Tempest & LeMans TECH 01-25-2023, 11:22 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 3,734
Posted By SD455DJ
For a new cam & lifters you need to follow...

For a new cam & lifters you need to follow break-in procedure: you should apply the moly lube past on the cam lobes & lifters, adjust each lifter when it is on the base circle (so valves are closed),...
Forum: 68-69 GTO Tempest & LeMans TECH 01-20-2023, 03:37 PM
Replies: 343
Views: 30,392
Posted By SD455DJ
Oh, I like to mix it up a bit... Dennis

Oh, I like to mix it up a bit...

Dennis
Forum: 68-69 GTO Tempest & LeMans TECH 01-08-2023, 03:21 PM
Replies: 343
Views: 30,392
Posted By post toastie
The other fun fact on is the last 6 numbers on...

The other fun fact on is the last 6 numbers on the custom s vin # is a palindrome.
Forum: 70-72 GTO Tempest & LeMans TECH 01-06-2023, 09:15 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 3,734
Posted By SD455DJ
Kent, 1.65 rocker arms will require you to...

Kent, 1.65 rocker arms will require you to enlarge the pushrod passages in the heads since the fulcrum distance is moved towards the stud (closer). I would go with a cam swap myself (2802 or...
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