GTO 1970 CONVERTIBLE, is restored to just perfection! Prepared for the demanding collector as this ORIGINAL ATLANTA GTO is so very well presented in a just gorgeous Cardinal Red color with amazing luster, now shown with the arrow straight sides that are really outstanding with the factory creases being just terrific, all body pieces are original and factory correct from examination and history supplied by the last two owners, the beautiful color is contrasted to white bucketed seated interior and the new white top, really fresh suspension with new springs and fresh alignment to insure very nice driving abilities, the detailed underchassis is very original, the frame is so very solid, solid and painted black, then the underchassis is painted black and just hand detailed with many professional hours to present in rust free condition, this looks just really just outstanding for a top Driven Show, the rebuilt original matching #s 400cid engine that is so documented, it runs just perfect, just terrific high compression with the new listing of the compression of 168 to 175 lbs is better than factory original, all very important numbers are listed later in this report, still has the correct rebuilt Rochester 4v carburetor, see the VIDEOS of the car running, this is set up with the full optional power equipment along with the working air conditioning that makes this a hard to find and very desirable piece, variable ratio power steering, power brakes with disc fronts that are new, note that here is this real GTO convertible that this writer has known for many years, it is hard to find such a nice car with the GTO documentation, Window Sticker, note that after this was just sitting for a while after the first restoration, then lots of new restoration work that is supplied with a very large portfolio, this extremely nice GTO convertible was sent to the Fraser Dante shop to get this very ‘fresh’, in the recent process, the original rust chassis is highly detailed as per factory original, the floors are so clean and painted black without undercoating, a very nice presentation that is the result of long time Atlanta ownership confirmed by this writer and the previous owner, then after adding to his collection, he then did some $40,000 that is spent in restoration even before Fraser Dante did our final work completed for Spring 2019, the below documents confirm what is here on the car today and how it was made, see the many LINKS that are listed, the beautiful interior is completely restored padded bucket seats with the headrests and proper side paneled interior, wood steering wheel and the factory ‘wood’ console, fresh fluids just installed, terrific fresh suspension with great springs, shocks and all new bushings, this has proper sway bars both front and rear, new bushings, just terrific running gear, also when Fraser Dante did this final suspension restoration work, then new correct front springs were added to get the right ‘attitude’ and then another new fresh alignment just completed, has the famous front Enduro soft bumper is restored to perfect condition, the matching new halogen headlights have the bright polished surround, the very important below following documents and build specifics, photos and LINKS are part of the investment value of this fine 1970 GTO Convertible, see www.fraserdante.com for further information and full inventory
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This 1969 Pontiac GTO Judge convertible was originally built at the Baltimore Plant and shipped April 22, 1969, to Bowan McLean Motorcar Company in Vancouver, British Columbia.
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The GTO nameplate began life on a Ferrari.
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