1966 Pontiac GTO

Joe LohrCompleted Projects

Another prime example of “Classic Style Meets Modern Technology!” This 1966 GTO came to us for a chassis upgrade, but it turned into quite a bit more than that. Details and pictures below show what it turned into!

Frame & Suspension

  • Schwartz Performance G-Machine chassis system
  • Power steering rack
  • Ridetech single-adjustable coilovers
  • Racing style splined sway bars
  • Baer 14" Pro Plus 6-piston brakes front & rear


  • Stock 389 Pontiac engine
  • Autotrend EFI throttle bodies
  • Modified aluminum intake manifold to accept EFI throttle bodies
  • Custom air intake
  • March Performance serpentine drive


  • TKO500 5-speed transmission
  • Custom steel driveshaft
  • Moser 9” full floater, 31 spline axles
  • 9” third member with TrueTrac differential, 3.70 gears

Wheels & Tires

  • Custom 19x9 and 19x12 wheels by EVOD, matches factory Pontiac Rally 1 wheels
  • Michelin Pilot Super Sport, 255/35/19, 345/30/19

Paint & Body

  • Bodyworked & refinished in Carousel Red with PPG materials

Other Features

    • Custom BeCool aluminum radiator w/electric fans
    • Vintage Air Gen IV Magnum A/C & heater system
    • Custom upholstered Scat seats w/custom pearl white leather front & rear

This classic arrives at our shop

Chassis fabrication gallery

Sheet metal and mini tubs gallery

Exhaust fabrication gallery

Prep and paint gallery

Misc assembly gallery

Final assembly gallery

Interior gallery

Completed gallery

Check out the video below by Lou Costabile, outlining the features of this beautiful '66.