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Forum: Pontiac - Street 05-24-2022, 10:34 PM
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Posted By Va68goat
David, your car looks great. It's been cool...

David, your car looks great. It's been cool watching you put it together. Great build!

- Joe
Forum: Pontiac - Street 05-23-2022, 02:38 PM
Replies: 1,054
Views: 112,479
Posted By Va68goat
David, your car looks great. My buddy just got...

David, your car looks great. My buddy just got his 64 Lemans on the road this past weekend. Has a 461 cubic inch, aftermarket suspension, Tremec 5 speed, Ford 9 inch rear, A/C blows cold! He's pretty...
Forum: Pontiac - Street 04-21-2022, 10:59 PM
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Views: 282
Posted By Va68goat
**Need some help** Steering wheel making grinding noise

Need some suggestions. I have a 68 GTO with an aftermarket steering wheel. It's making a grinding noise and leaving metal shavings. I took the steering wheel off and noticed a lot of metal shavings...
Forum: The Body Shop TECH 02-06-2022, 04:06 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,541
Posted By Va68goat
tjs72lemans, I have a pretty reasonable...

tjs72lemans,

I have a pretty reasonable budget. I know it's going to be expensive to get it done right and I'm not going to half ass it. When I take it to the shop, they'll give me an idea of what...
Forum: The Body Shop TECH 02-04-2022, 09:21 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,541
Posted By Va68goat
Finished

Finished
Forum: The Body Shop TECH 02-04-2022, 09:20 PM
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Views: 2,541
Posted By Va68goat
Thank you everyone for the information...really...

Thank you everyone for the information...really gave me a lot to think about. I should be taking the car to the shop next week. A buddy and I did the floorpans and trunk pans over the summer so thats...
Forum: The Body Shop TECH 01-30-2022, 03:30 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,541
Posted By Va68goat
Hey Don, What don't you like about using that...

Hey Don,
What don't you like about using that tool? Are you experienced with body work? I have no experience at all and my concern was warping the metal etc. I think I've pretty much ruled out...
Forum: The Body Shop TECH 01-29-2022, 10:24 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,541
Posted By Va68goat
Hey Don.....yeah I was wondering how bad that...

Hey Don.....yeah I was wondering how bad that could be. I could take off the fenders and doors but I'm not sure how much that would help. The $1,600 quote I received didn't even include clean up. Do...
Forum: The Body Shop TECH 01-29-2022, 08:55 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,541
Posted By Va68goat
Paint removal - Eastwood SCT - 68 GTO

I've had my car for about 5 years now and I'm ready for paint and body. I have no experience doing paint and body but I did speak with a shop in Northern Virginia. They have a very good reputation. I...
Forum: The Body Shop TECH 01-11-2022, 08:43 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,763
Posted By Va68goat
Color

I'm going with Pontiac Blue Charcoal Poly for my 68 GTO. I'm keeping the black vinyl top and I have black interior. I believe this color was a mid 60's Pontiac color.

Joe
Forum: Pontiac - Street 11-20-2021, 07:21 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,172
Posted By Va68goat
mediocre driver, decent times, great...

mediocre driver, decent times, great car...excellent cameraman! That was a blast. I'm looking forward to spring already! Good times!
Forum: Pontiac - Street 10-31-2021, 07:07 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,900
Posted By Va68goat
Appreciate the help Formulajones. All good points...

Appreciate the help Formulajones. All good points you made. I'll have the car home soon and in the mean time, I'll be reading a lot and watching as many videos as I can.
Forum: Pontiac - Street 10-31-2021, 06:39 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,900
Posted By Va68goat
Formulajones, I do have a laptop. I have a...

Formulajones,
I do have a laptop. I have a MacBook and since US-Shift doesn't have the software for a Mac, I was able to convince my wife that she needed a new laptop.

I hooked up the new laptop...
Forum: Pontiac - Street 10-31-2021, 06:15 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,900
Posted By Va68goat
We eliminated the H-pipe and went with the...

We eliminated the H-pipe and went with the straights duals. I may consider doing an X pipe later on but for now I'm going to run straight duals. We took the car for a test drive and all went well....
Forum: Pontiac - Street 10-26-2021, 03:55 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,900
Posted By Va68goat
grivera, Yeah, thats correct. When I bought the...

grivera,
Yeah, thats correct. When I bought the car, it had headers...I bought the downpipes when I bought the RA manifolds.
Forum: Pontiac - Street 10-26-2021, 03:47 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,900
Posted By Va68goat
HWYSTR455, It took a little fabrication but the...

HWYSTR455,
It took a little fabrication but the downpipes are now aligned nice with the humps of the crossmember. We have the pinion angle down good as well. We did make the rear / upper control...
Forum: Pontiac - Street 10-25-2021, 09:28 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,900
Posted By Va68goat
We did put the car on the ground to check the...

We did put the car on the ground to check the pinion angle and it got it spot on. My buddy thats doing the work is pretty damn good at this stuff. We've done a lot of work on this car in the past 10...
Forum: Pontiac - Street 10-24-2021, 08:19 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,900
Posted By Va68goat
Here are a few more pictures. As you can see,...

Here are a few more pictures. As you can see, when we moved the crossmember back, we came across a ridge on the frame rail. My buddy made a spacer that eliminated the ridge so the crossmember...
Forum: 68-69 GTO Tempest & LeMans TECH 08-29-2021, 02:42 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 974
Posted By Va68goat
Thanks GTO.PAUL! I haven't done the package tray...

Thanks GTO.PAUL! I haven't done the package tray yet. I'm most likely going to do it on Tuesday. Thank you for responding to this thread! Just in time!

Joe
Forum: 68-69 GTO Tempest & LeMans TECH 08-28-2021, 07:59 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 974
Posted By Va68goat
Hey Charlie, I recently purchased a package...

Hey Charlie,
I recently purchased a package tray from Ames for my 68 GTO. It looks similar to the one you posted. Here is the one I purchased.
...
Forum: Pontiac - Street 05-30-2021, 10:29 PM
Replies: 1,054
Views: 112,479
Posted By Va68goat
Looks great....congrats on the progress. Looking...

Looks great....congrats on the progress. Looking forward to seeing it completed!
Forum: Pontiac - Street 05-16-2021, 08:28 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 823
Posted By Va68goat
Well, when a friend of mine saw this cooler and...

Well, when a friend of mine saw this cooler and the fittings he said this cooler must have been meant to cool an M1 Abrams tank.. Haha. Here is a link to the cooler.
...
Forum: Pontiac - Street 05-16-2021, 07:54 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 823
Posted By Va68goat
Yeah, we didn't expects all these projects but...

Yeah, we didn't expects all these projects but decided to address them as they were discovered. We also swapped out all exterior lights to LED's. We're also going to try to tuck in the rear bumper....
Forum: Pontiac - Street 05-15-2021, 10:42 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 823
Posted By Va68goat
Thanks Will...I'm looking as forward to cruising...

Thanks Will...I'm looking as forward to cruising as I am the road trip to Norwalk!
Forum: Pontiac - Street 05-15-2021, 10:28 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 823
Posted By Va68goat
Floor pans

A few pictures of the floor pans. We still have a lot of grinding to do and a little welding.
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