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1968 Pontiac GTO

1968 Pontiac GTO in Volo Illinois

$66,998
 
 Vehicle Description
Frame off restored, 1 owner GTO! #s matching throughout. It still retains most of its original components. Bought new in Massachusetts, then driven to California where it lived for several years. Then it was driven back to Massachusetts where it was stored for 25 years. Then it was treated to a body off frame restoration in 2010. The owner passed away and we purchased it from his son. Documentation includes: *Pontiac Historical window stickerbr / *Original warranty booklet filled out with owners and dealers namesbr / *Copy of invoice (cost $4,237.36) br / *Original tax receipt br / *Glovebox pouch with owners name and owners manual br / I drove this car home and its in the top 1% of all the collector cars Ive driven. It was so smooth, no shakes, drove straight, rode so nice, the motor ran perfectly.br/br/ EXTERIOR: The fit and finish is really excellent on this car. Im especially impressed with the rubber front bumper, it fits really well. I felt all along the lower body and it is smooth, not a bubble anywhere that I could find. It is straight, panels doors fit square. Repainted its original Mayfair Maize color but Im sure it didnt look this good new. The paint is polished out to a glass finish. The black convertible top is like new, its power and works fine. It has the very desirable hideaway lights, they fit real well, open fine, a little lazy when closing. The grills are excellent. All the stainless trim looks like its been straightened and polished. The remote mirror, handles and emblems look like new. The rear bumper was rechromed. Jambs are painted slick, weatherstrips were replaced. New windshield. The wheels were upgraded with new 15 inch Rally lls. They have correct lug nuts, center caps and trim rings. They roll on BFG radial redline tires.br/br/ INTERIOR: Very nice, unabused interior and its original! The carpet was replaced and reproduction floormats. The upholstery and door panels are in really great shape considering they are original. The console is in great shape and has original Hurst dual gate shifter. Original seat belts are in great shape. The dash pad looks great, I did not see any cracks. The instrument panel looks really good too. It does have the rally gauge cluster and clock. It has its original am radio. Everything works including interior lights except the clock and radio do not work.br/br/ ENGINE COMPARTMENT: Show quality motor compartment. I opened the hood and thought wow! All the metal is smooth and gloss black. The VIN number match 400-350 hp was completely rebuilt. All the components o look factory new. Correct chrome valve covers, original manifolds and carb. The air cleaner assembly is complete and restored. It even has the heat riser tube. The alternator, pulleys, power steering, wiper motor, fan shroud all look great. It has reproduction hoses and clamps. The brake booster is cadmium plated with a new master.br/br/ TRUNK COMPARTMENT: It is very impressive, clean and complete. All clean metal with a very nicely sprayed spatter finish. Bottom of the trunk lid and the jamb are just as slick as the outside. The original rally wheel and jack were restored. In the video I mentioned it is a redline tire, it is not. New weather strip, decal and well liner. The trunk light works. A car cover is included.br/br/ UNDERSIDE: The body was off the frame for a thorough restoration. The chassis was completely taken apart and restored. The front end steering and suspension was completely rebuilt. The rear suspension was rebuilt with new bushings and shocks. The brake system was completely restored, e-brake assembly is hooked up. The exhaust is a correct reproduction with staggered size mufflers. The fuel system was replaced including the tank, straps, sending unit and lines. Bottom of the motor is spotless, starter looks new. The matching vin is below the bottom radiator hose. The # matching Turbo 400 automatic was rebuilt and looks clean. The driveshaft was restored. Original 10 bolt rear end. The floors are claimed to be original and are super clean. They were prepped and painted black. The body was reunited to the chassis with new bushings.br/br/ This is a quality car, unmolested and original. Not only the fit and finish is excellent but also the function. Man, it drove so nice compared to all the others. Try finding a 1 owner GTO convertible, you wont. Investment grade that should be driven to be fully enjoyed!br/br/ I, Jay Grams, take pride in personally writing the descriptions for virtually every car for about the last 30 years now. A significant amount of effort goes into fact checking. What I am offering is my professional impression of the vehicle. br / Our salesmen are happy to assist with descriptions and making sure your questions are answered. One great suggestion is letting us do a walk around video that explains the cars condition in detail. br / Dont be intimidated, contact sales now for a no pressure, no hassle experience!br/br/ 815 385 3644 9-5 centralbr / Sales@volocars.com Answered ASAPbr/br/ Hideaway headlights br / Power steering br / Power topbr / Consolebr / Hurst dual gate br / Rally gauges br / Clock br / Remote mirror br / Rally ll wheels br / Radial redlines br / Floormatsbr / Documentationbr/br/
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Vehicle Overview
Make
Pontiac
Model
GTO
Model Year
1968
Price (USD)
$66,998
Basic Vehicle Specifications
Vin #
242678
Exterior Color
Mayfair Maise
Advanced Vehicle Specifications
Body Style
Convertible
Interior Color
Black
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 Dealer Location
Volo Auto Museum (71)
27582 Volo Village Road
Volo Illinois 60073
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Volo Auto Museum(71)
27582 Volo Village Road
Volo, Illinois 60073
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Call For Info:815-385-3644
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