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1969 Pontiac Grand Prix

In 1969 Pontiac Grand Prix produced 112K cars, Approx how many do you believe are running & are registered in the USA today ? Do you believe the 69 Grand Prix in the collector hobby is on the rise, flat or declining currently ? Where are the best resources for hard to find parts for 69-70 GPs ?

Market is Flat on your Body Style, Franks Pontiac Parts ,AZ

over 1 year ago

71 RALLY NOVA QUESTION

I HAVE THE FOLLOWING COWL TAG INFO FOR MY 71 NOVA. I AM TRYING TO DETERMINE IF IT IS A TRUE RALLY, BUT I CAN’T SEEM TO FIND OUT WHAT THE LAST 6 DIGITS ON LAST LINE STAND FOR. PLEASE HELP!

ST 71 11427WRN109725 – BODY
TR 750 67 67 – PAINT
03A A 1 1019
ANY HELP ON THIS WILL BE GREATLY APPRECIATED. THE “A 1 1019” DIGITS ARE WHAT I CAN’T SEEM TO FIND WHAT THIS CODE MEANS..

Sorry im the Pontiac Guy

over 1 year ago

Changing original color

I am doing a frame off resto on a 69 gto base 400 4 speed car has 40k original miles this is a numbers matching car color code is 63 champagne what impact do I have on the value if I change color to say. 69 Pontaic Liberty blue

Thanks

That’s a Tough one ,Blue much more appealing but Original is Always Best for Value, I would say it would hurt Value approx. $5,000

over 1 year ago
Rick's Cuda Garage Restoration 1970-1974 Plymouth - Barracuda

Repro Body Shells for RestoMod

Richard (Rick)

With the dwindling supply of rebuildable Barracuda/Cuda bodies, can a “popular” aftermarket company’s repro body of a 70 Challenger be retrofitted with fenders, Door Skins, Quarter Panels to be made to look like a 70-74 Barracuda/Cuda

My name is also,
Richard (Rick)

Richard-

It would be a helluva job. The two cars shared NOT ONE exterior body panel, and even the wheelbase was different (by 3"). Furthermore, by the time you have it delivered, the Dynacorn shell is almost $20K.

To my mind, finding a decent slant six or 318 ’72-74 Cuda makes more sense.

Rick

over 1 year ago
Dudes Restorations General 1964-1966 Plymouth - Barracuda

Transmissions

Richard, I have a 1966 Barracuda 273-2bbl. Its completely original and stock. Can you tell me which automatic transmission is in it? Thanks for your time…Jeff…Also, What happened to the Ford specialist that was on here? Theres only 3 of you experts on here now….

Jeffrey-

The transmission is an A904-A, introduced in 1964-1/2 and built for decades, spawned spinoffs (A-998, A-99, A-500, 42RH, 42RE, etc. etc.)

Phords break down, I guess their guys do, too!

Rick

over 1 year ago
The Road Chicken My Car 1970-1970 Plymouth - Road Runner

Production numbers

I have the total numbers built for a 1970 Road Runner, 2 door hardtop, 440-6 4 speed, supposed to be 697. The same car also has a console and bucket seats with a white interior and the dealer said it was 1 of 9, is that true and where do I find the doc. for that?

Curtis-

To the best of my knowledge, such data was not complied — there’s no way to know.

Rick

over 1 year ago

Looking for specs on rarity of certain 1979 Trans Am

I’ve found a cameo white 1979 Trans Am with what looks like a black bird on the hood with red paint behind it and up over around the windshield and between the t-tops like the silver anniversary editions had. It has a 403 auto. I’ve been scanning the Internet for production numbers with this color scheme to see if it’s a rare bird…..I can’t seem to find the info I’m looking for. Any help or info?

Not Factory, someone simply copied the 10th Anniversary Paint Scheme, Rick McLaughlin

over 1 year ago

1978 Color combo

In 78 what color’s bird decals were available for the cameo white exterior. I’m assuming just the blue and charcoal/red?

My 78 has the blue, but thinking of switching to the more manly charcoal/red.

Thank you and way to go making your passion your career. You are a lucky man.

Black n Gold Non SE bird also available , thanks , Rick McLaughlin

over 1 year ago
daniel G Mechanical 1949-1959 Plymouth

1955 plymouth savoy

Richard I hope you answer this I am stuck between a rock an a hard place with this
1955
Plymouth
savoy
4.3 260 engine
This car has a different distributor than the original an can not find a rotor button for this aftermarket distributot having a hard time coming up with an old distributor
what distributor can i use with this type of motor, I am a marine engineer by trade i am a ford kind of guy, an My 28 year disabled vetern friend of mine has this savoy in which it was a basket case to start with please help me an my vetern buddy to get his dads car back on the road

Daniel-

I think you’re setting yourself up for lots of extra work. I’d just find a used flathead I-6 Chrysler distributor and freshen it up, tune-up parts are readily available.

http://www.ebay.com/itm/162145730317

Rick

over 1 year ago
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