http://www.v8tvshow.com - Time for the original engine to come out of the car. After we pulled the front sheetmetal and yanked out the engine, we later were able to identify it as a date-code correct 1966 389, although we couldn't find a VIN stamp on the block. The car's VIN denotes it as a true GTO, however. This motor was reported to be a rebuilt unit. We didn't tear it down, but the multiple coats of spray paint indicate it has had a cosmetic, not mechanical, restoration.
1966 GTO Blog #3 - Test Fitting L92 V8, 6 Speed
http://www.v8tvshow.com - 314-783-8325 - Tonight, we bolted the Street &
Performance engine plates and oil pan to the L92 V8 and 6L80E six-speed
automatic combination. We were pleasantly suprised to see that it almost
fits the car without modification, but we will need to do some more test
fitting to be sure.
1971 Olds "S71" Plug / Spotwelding Tips V8TV
http://www.v8tvshow.com - 314-783-8325 - We've talked about the welding
techniques used from the factory in another video, and now here's a
demonstration of how to make clean plug welds with a MIG welder or how to
make factory -appearing resistance spot welds using the HTP Quickspot II
1966 GTO: Starting The L92 V8 For The First Time! V8TV
http://www.v8tvshow.com - 314-783-8325 -In this installment, the 1966 GTO's
L92 V8 finally comes to life! Once we had our Magnaflow Exhaust system connected to the polished ceramic
Hooker LS1 A-Body swap headers, we topped off the fluids with Royal Purple
Synthetic Engine Oil, MAX ATF Transmission fluid, and Purple Ice radiator
additive. We didn't want to risk anything, and the protection of Royal
Purple against heat, friction, wear, and moisture gave us peace of mind.
Plus the reduced friction frees up power. We run Royal Purple in every
car we build and drive. But the real challenge was finding the little
electrical gremlin that kept the MAST -powered ignition system from firing.
It was our fault, and when we fixed it, it came to life in the push of a
start button. The GTO runs and sounds fantastic!
1966 GTO Blog #4 - Shifting Gears V8TV
http://www.v8tvshow.com - 314-783-8325 - We spent many hours and days
contemplating how to make the giant 6L80E 6-speed automatic transmission
fit under the '66 GTO, but it looks like the surgery required will push
this car well beyond its deadline and budget. While it is a cool
transmission, the 6L80E is simply enourmous, and in order to make it fit
under the car, we'd have to cut the entire floor out and fab a whole new
tunnel, raise the enigine, and try to make it clear the hood. We simply
don't have the time. So, after a chat with Mark Bowler of Bowler
Performance Transmissions, the choice was made to switch to a GM 4L65E, a
4-speed automatic trans that is a much easier fit to the car. But in
order to keep the car's original multi-gear theme, Bowler informed us of a
new plan utilizing a Gear Vendors overdrive unit, a Bowler controller, and
a Twist Machine Shrifter paddle shifter that will allow the driver to
manually shift up and down through 8 gears. The detials are to come on
this system, but right now we're working on getting the 4L65E into the car
and getting the wiring harness to work with the L92 V8's ECM.
1970 Pontiac GTO judge (Start up & Test drive)
I get to experience first hand such a great american classic.
70' GT0 judge
engine rebuild 10,000 miles ago
400ci with 455ho heads ram air III
Extremely original car
only 3600 judges were made in 1970
3.55 rear end
1969 Pontiac GTO Judge vs. 2006 Custom Pontiac GTO - Generation Gap: GTOs
Cast your vote here:
Today on “Generation Gap,” we’re visiting the Lingenfelter
Collection. Known for Lingenfelter Performance Engineering, Ken
Lingenfelter was kind enough to let us experience some of his personal
cars. Being able to check a few cars off our bucket list, we decided to
compare GTOs. Davin has picked the aggressive muscle of a 1969 Pontiac GTO
Judge, equipped with a 366 HP 400 V-8 High Output engine with Ram Air III.
Matt picked a bit of a cheater 2006 Pontiac Custom GTO. The modern GTO is
straight from GM Performance with a Twin turbo LS2 with 750 HP. Which one would you rather
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Removing my Chevy 350 motor and tranny from my '72 El Camino
Yanking out my 350/th350 from my '72 El Camino. Everything was prepped
before hand - radiator pulled out, headers/spark plugs removed, power
steering unbolted and bungeed, ignition taken out, motor mount bolts
removed, driveshaft taken out, crossmember removed, tranny jacked and
prepped. This is the end product of the heart transplant. A 454/th400 will
be soon be installed and roaring.
1966 GTO; 2.5 inch pipe, Super 44 Flowmasters, Hooker Headers, roller
This car is for sale....$25K...Bcw_5@hotmail.com
1966 GTO - Painting The 2-Tone V8TV
http://www.v8tvshow.com - 314-783-8325 - The GTO came to us in primer, but
we didn't want it to hit the streets on the Hot Rod Power Tour in boring
light gray. So the decision was made to shoot the car with a fun 2-tone
paint scheme of charcoal and Scarlet red in PPG basecoat to give the car an
aggressive, satin look. Other materials used include lots of 3M tape and
mask paper. Someday the car will receive some new bodywork and a more
complete paint job, but this is the deal for now.
1966 GTO Part 9: Air Ride Suspension Install 1 V8TV
http://www.v8tvshow.com - 314-783-8325 - This GTO is going to be driven
hard, so the suspension system needs to be up for the task of not only
handling well, but it also needs to have a smooth ride. To accomplish
this double-duty trick, we chose to install an Air Ride Technologies Street
Challenge System. We saw this system in action on a '66 Chevelle on an
autocross track and couldn't believe the performance... flat cornering,
predictible handling, and a smooth ride all in one. The Street Challenge
System containes everything you need to transform your car's ride and
handling, complete with upper and lower Strong Arm control arms front and
rear, tall spindles, Shock Wave air spring / double adjustable shock
combination units, Muscle Bar sway bars, Posi Link endlinks, AirPod
self-contained compressor / controller / air tank, Level Pro ride height
sensors and control unit, keyfob remotes, air lines, and more. This
time, we're installing the front suspension components.