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Current Auction: Arizona in January 2017 on January 19th, 2017
    451     


Lot #:    451
Year:    1970
Make:    Pontiac
Model:    GTO
Body Style:    2 DR HT
Exterior Color:    Blue
Interior Color:    Blue
# of Cylinders:    8
Engine Size :    400
Description:    THE PONTIAC GTO WAS CREATED WITH STARTING THE MID - SIZED MUSCLE CAR TREND IN 1964 AND WAS STILL GOING STRONG SIX YEARS LATER. THE REDESIGNED ENDURE NOSE PIECES GAVE THE “GOAT” SOMETHING OF A MONOCHROMITIC LOOK. MANY THINK THE 1970 GTO WAS THE BEST STYLED MUSCLE CAR EVER BUILT. STA NDART EQUIPMENT FOR THE GTO INCLUDED: 400 C.I. ENGINE, BUCKET SEATS, VINYL TRIMMED PADDED DASHBOARD, ENGINE TURNED ALUMINUM DASH TRIM, TWIN AIR SCOOPS, HEAVY - DUTY CLUTCH, SPORTS TYPE SPRINGS AND SHOCK ABSORBERS, CARPETING, DUAL EXHAUST AND MUCH MORE. TH IS GTO HAS THE RA IV 400 C.I. ENGINE, WHICH WAS THE HIGHEST RATED HORSE POWER (370) OF ANY FACTORY ENGINE PUT IN A GTO. THE 370 H.P. WAS GROSSLY UNDER - RATED AND EXPERTS ESTIMATED IT TO BE CLOSER TO 475 H.P. . THE RA IV ENGINE HAS ROUND PORT HEAD (#614) WITH 10.5 TO 1 VERS US THE NORMAL D PORT HEADS ON MOST OTHER PONTIAC ENGINES. THE RA IV USED A 2 PIECE ALUMINUM INTAKE MANIFOLD, (#9799084) WITH VERY LARGE PORTS AND A N ISOLATED CAST IRON HEAT RISER, (#9796395) TO KEEP THE HEAT AWAY FROM THE INTAKE MANIFOLD. EX HAUST MANIFOLD WERE ROUND PORT CAST IRON LOG STYLE. RIGHT SIDE (#9797074) AND LEFT SIDE (#478141). THE CAMSHAFT (#9794041) WAS RADICAL FOR PONTIAC WITH DURATION OF 308 INTAKE AND 320 EXHAUST DURATION WITH A LIFT OF .516 WITH 1.65 RATIO ROCKER ARMS (THIS VE HICLE HAS ROLLER ROCKERS). THE RA IV ENGINE HAS OVER - SIZED (11/32”) HARDENED PUSH RODS. THE CARBURATOR IS TOPPED OFF WITH A TU B SEALED TO THE HOOD AND FULLY FUNCTIONAL OPEN TWIN AIR SCOOPS. THERE WERE 627 GTO RA IV COUPES WITH A MUNCIE 4 SPEED TRANS LIKE T HIS ONE BUILT IN 1970 OTHER OPTIONS THIS VEHICLE CONTAINS ARE A 12 BOLT 3:90 TO 1 POSI - TRACTION, HOOD TACH, RALLY GUAGES WITH RALLEY CLOCK, POWER STEERING, POWER DISC BRAKES, CONSOLE, SOFT RAY TINTED GLASS, 15X7 RALLY II WHEELS , WOOD STEERING WHEEL , AM FM RADIO. RESTORATION INFORMATION THIS VEHICLE UNDERWENT A FRAME OFF COMPLETE RESTORATION 5 YEARS AGO AND NEVER FIRED UP AND COMPLETED JUST RECENTLY. THE CORRECT ORIGINAL BERMUDA BLUE PAINT WAS DONE IN 2 STAGE PPG. NEW VINLY CUSTOM WEAVE DARK BLUE SEATS WITH NEW DOOR S AND QUARTER PANEL S WERE INCLUDED. NEW ACC CARPET AND HEADLINER WERE USED. NEW SOFT SEAL WEATHER STRIPPING ALL AROUND WAS USED IN THE RESTO. ALL NEW OEM DUAL EXHAUST SYSTEM WITH CORRECT TIPS WERE ADDED. FRESH 15X7 RALLEY WHEELS ARE MOUNTED WITH NEW BFG RAISED LETTER TIRES. THE CHROME WAS ALL REPLATED. THE SUSPENSION, FRONT AND REAR WAS UPGRADED WITH COMPLETE HOTKIST KIT, TO INCLUDE A ARMS, SPRINGS, SWAY BARS AN D TRAILING ARMS. THIS REAL ’70 GTO HARDTOP (BODY STYLE NUMBER 24237), CORRECTLY CONVERTED TO THE WT - 1 “ THE JUDGE OPTION ”. THIS INCLUDED BLACK HOOD SCOOPS, BLACK GRILL INSERTS, FRONT AIRDAM, 15X7 RALLY II WHEELS LESS BEAUTY RINGS, REAR DECK AIR FOIL, COR RECT HURST SHIFTER WITH T - HANDLE. CORRECT JUDGE STRIPES, DECALS, AND EMBLEMS WERE USED. ADDITIONAL COMMENTS THIS REAL GTO (BODY STYLE 24237), WITH RA IV ENGINE RECEIVED A PROFFESSIONAL FRAME OFF RESTORATION WITH ALL NEW PARTS AT WHICH TIME IT WAS CORRECTLY CONVERTED TO A WT - 1 OPTION “THE JUDGE"
Condition:    2.0


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