1969 Pontiac GTO Convertible

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1969 Pontiac GTO Convertible


This 1969 GTO Convertible was brought to us as a complete running & driving car. The owner had bought it with plans to send it to Schwartz for the ultimate upgrades. We transformed this classic's underpinnings to be more inline with modern cars! Take a look at the specs below & pictures following. 

Frame and Suspension

  • Schwartz Performance bolt-in G-Machine Chassis
  • Ridetech single-adjustable coilovers
  • Power steering rack
  • Wilwood 13" 6 piston front brakes, 12" 4 piston rear
  • Splined sway bars front & rear


  • Chevrolet Performance LS7 dry sump engine, modified to 620hp by Schwartz Performance
  • Chevrolet Performance LS7 controller kit w/harness & ECU
  • Synister Products billet serpentine drive
  • Ultimate Headers 321 stainless long tube headers, 1.875" primaries
  • Schwartz-built mandrel bent 3" stainless exhaust w/Magnaflow mufflers
  • Schwartz carbon fiber coil covers
  • Custom 4" cold air intake
  • Peterson dry sump tank & breather


  • Chevrolet Performance 4L75E automatic transmission
  • Custom steel driveshaft
  • Moser 9" housing and 31 spline axles
  • Currie 9" iron third member, 31 spline axles, TrueTrac differential, 3.70 gear

Wheels & Tires

  • US Wheel Pontiac Rally II wheels, 17x8 front, 17x9 rear
  • Nitto NT555 G2 tires: 255/45/17 front & 285/40/17 rear


  • Car was painted when it came to Schwartz. 
  • Smooth firewall & inner fenders, painted satin black
  • Hella H4/H1 headlights


  • Custom OEM-style front & rear seat covers, black leather
  • Custom OEM-style leather door panels
  • All upholstery work by Cassin Customizing
  • Antique Automotive Radio w/Sirius XM tuner
  • Classic Auto Air A/C system
  • Dakota Digital VHX gauges
  • SeatBeltPlanet seat belts
  • Shiftworks 4-speed auto shifter kit
  • Nu-Relics front power windows
  • Rockford Fosgate speakers, 10" sub & 5-channel amp

Other Features

  • American Autowire wiring harness
  • Stainless EFI fuel tank with 255lph pump
  • Optima YellowTop battery mounted in trunk with Schwartz billet battery tray


Arrival & disassembly

Chassis fabrication & install