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Owned since 1975. Still enjoying my original 1966 Pontiac GTO 242. Not hopped up. Not full of new parts. All original body and interior, rebuilt motor and transmission. Originally gold; yes, repainted but still solid gold to me. My 1966 Tiger Gold GTO comes with a 389 V8, 4 Barrel Carburetor, 4 Speed Muncie M-21 close ratio trans, and the 355 rear. I originally purchased it back in 1975 as a second car for $50. Money was short and it needed work but it grew on me. That is why I got the Buick wheels as well. I kept it to this day. Boy did I wind it up, blow it up GTO back then. Afterwards, I got another one that needed work, so I made twins, his and hers, both gold. Mine is a 4spd & hers was automatic. It was fun going for gas or through inspection with one and then the other moments later. I love the comment "boy that's hard on gas." Then, a few years later, I built number three a blue one for my son who came along a few years later and wanted a car just like dad's. The kids just loved riding in dad's GTO and singing to the Little GTO song when it played on the radio. Here are some photos from all three of them and things I found along the way at car shows and magazines. My son's is the blue one and the "hers GTO" got repainted silver and sold. It's doing this, it's doing that, way too much trouble! A kid bought it and totaled it 2 weeks later. You can see more pictures (jpegs) in my albums here. See my other videos at Solidgold66gto on Youtube. After three restorations on mine, this last one frame off, and building the other two goats now days my GTO sits in the garage and I go to shows and ice cream with my grandchildren. I can’t believe it but I’m an OLD GOAT still driving my OLD GOAT and I just don't have another restoration in me. Happy Memories, tonythek. Comments and trophies are nice.

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tonythek
Aug 30, 2012 at 3:59 pm
Thank you. To give a trophy is free and to receive a trophy is wonderful.
 
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Ant4sp
Jul 25, 2012 at 1:22 pm
Love the kids on the car.
 
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Ant4sp
Jul 25, 2012 at 1:17 pm
Love that car!
 
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tonythek
Jul 22, 2012 at 9:12 pm
Still fun going through the gears.
 

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