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1966 Pontiac GTO: Project Intro V8TV

http://www.v8tvshow.com - This 1966 GTO has seen better days, and this intro video explains the project details from start to finish, including the crazy timeline. It kinda goes like this: Install GM 6.2 liter L92 V8 and 6-speed 6L80E tranmission, install Air Ride Technologies Street Challenge air suspension system, upgrade the wheels, tires, and brakes. Drive on Hot Rod Power Tour. Disassemble entire car, replace quarter panels, repair holes in trunk floor, window ledges, fenders, and doors, paint, reassemble, and take to SEMA 2008. Whew!


 


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1966 GTO: Starting The L92 V8 For The First Time! V8TV
http://www.v8tvshow.com - 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 - Painting The 2-Tone V8TV
http://www.v8tvshow.com - 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: First Drive! V8TV
http://www.v8tvshow.com - The 1966 GTO was finally ready to hit the road. We bled the Wilwood brakes, had all the fluids topped off, the ride height set, and it was time to take to the streets. Our goal was to build a car that handled flat in the corners, made lots of power, and was comfortable to drive, and the '66 GTO scored in all departments. Check it out!





1971 Olds "S71" Trunk Floor & Wheelhouses V8TV
http://www.v8tvshow.com - This video covers the installation of a new 3-piece trunk floor and inner and outer wheelhouses from YearOne. We also installed a rear tail panel obtained from Desert Valley Auto Parts, which was removed from a rust-free donor car in Arizona. The install is pretty straight forward, and Randy Stange takes us through the steps and the tools needed to do the job and have an undetectable repair when finished. He used traditional MIG welding and the HTP Quickspot II spot welder for a clean installation.





1966 Pontiac GTO Dyno Run
1966 Pontiac GTO, 462 Built Pure Pontiac Motor, Video Taken At The 2008 Car Craft Summer Nationals.





1971 Olds "S71" Quarter Panel Repair V8TV
http://www.v8tvshow.com - The quarter panels were next on the list of repairs on the "S71" Olds project. We were contemplating this area for a while, as the original steel had some rust in the wheel well lip and along the bottom edge, but it was otherwise in great shape. We elected to do a minimally-invasive repair and use part of a replacement quarter panel skin from YearOne to do the job.





1971 Olds "S71" Plug / Spotwelding Tips V8TV
http://www.v8tvshow.com - 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 spotwelder.





1966 GTO Blog #3 - Test Fitting L92 V8, 6 Speed
http://www.v8tvshow.com - 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.





1967 Pontiac GTO Convertible Celebrity Owned
Restored by HCC Performance out of Dallas, Texas. One of the best!!





1967 pontiac gto collection
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NRE's 2000 HP GTO for Travis LaBoy. TT, AWD, and Mid Engine! Part 2 in HD from Nelson Supercars.
This is the second part in the building of this monster machine. More details at http://nelsonsupercars.com and http://nelsonracingengines.com. In this episode, Tom Nelson introduces us to the new world of Laser scanning and CAD modeling for automotive use. Once again NRE, leads the way in the Hot Rod market. As this fabulous machine evolves, NRE will keep you informed. The first episode of this GTO is also on You Tube for you to view. Click this link to view part 1. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=g2b1NvguqC0 . Go to http//:VeritasMovieStudio.com.





Turbo "S71" Olds Engine Build Video BTR Performance Part 3 V8TV
http://www.v8tvshow.com/EngineDVD - This is the third in a multi-part series covering the custom 422 cubic-inch stroker engine build performed by master engine builder Bill Trovato at BTR Performance for our turbocharged 1971 Olds project called the "S71". In this installment, Trovato discusses rear main seals and installing JE pistons onto Lunati H-Beam connecting rods using spiral locks. Although this video series features and Olds engine, the valuable, race-proven techniques shown by Trovato apply to any performance engine build.





1966 GTO: Air Ride Rear Suspension V8TV
http://www.v8tvshow.com - Installing the rear Air Ride Technologies Street Challenge rear suspension system and Currie 9+ rear axle housing on the 1966 GTO.





2011 Hot Rod Drag Week Day 4 action, Tulsa, OK
Tulsa Raceway Park provided the best track conditions of Drag Week. This meant fast times, lots of breakage, and massive wheelies!





1966 GTO Part 9: Air Ride Suspension Install 1 V8TV
http://www.v8tvshow.com - 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.





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