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Nov 20, 2008 at 9:30 am
man real cool car!
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nice ride man!
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1985 Pontiac Grand Prix LE (on-going project)

Last updated Nov 20, 2008  

Photo of a 1985 Pontiac Grand Prix LE (on-going project)


January 1994 - Purchased for $1000 from original owner
Jan 94 - Aug 96 - part time daily driver with 305/TH200R4
September 96 - installed 400 Pontiac/TH400
December 96 - put into storage
November 1998 - took out of storage and resumed work
basic suspension rebuild, 8.5" axle with 3.73s, new fuel system
June 1999 - entered body shop for paint
May 2000 - returned from body shop....unpainted
May 2000 - August 2003 - worked on it off and on
added 2+2 nose, built rear spoiler, Autometer gauges, redesigned suspension, fabbed Wilwood front brakes, TH200R4 swap, new exhaust system
Sept 2003 - put into storage
September 2007 - entered body shop for paint

Factory Options

Y99/FE3 suspension
power sunroof
power locks
power windows
air conditioning
power trunk release
bucket seats w/console
rally gauges


400 + .030 Pontiac
TRW forged pistons
Pontiac Ram Air cam
6X heads with 1.77 exhaust valves
Edelbrock Performer intake
Hedman headers
3" true dual exhaust with X-pipe, dual cats and Ultraflow mufflers

TH200R4 transmission with D5 converter
Inland Empire 3.5" aluminum driveshaft
8.5" rear end with 3.73 gears and Moser axles

Pole Position tubular upper control arms with tall ball joints
Del-a-Lum bushings
Bilstein shocks
36 mm WS6 front sway bar, 1" rear bar
BMR adjustable upper rear control arms
extra bracing, body mounts, etc
Wilwood 4-piston front brakes on Blazer/ZQ8 spindles

removed vinyl top
extensive dechroming (rockers, wheelwells, antenna, hood etc)
Lauren Engineering 2+2 nose conversion
89 Caprice halogen headlamps
84 Trans Am power mirrors
custom made fiberglass rear spoiler
94 Bonneville flush mount door handles
fiberglass front and rear bumpers
aluminum core support

87 GTA power seats
Autometer Pro-Comp gauges set into stock dash panel
10 speaker stereo system
keyless entry

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