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1973-77 LeMans GT Pontiac On Line


Interesting to see these cars getting some attention. Looks like my 160 speedometer dash is featured in the article. 

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-- Edited by 73SC on Tuesday 10th of May 2011 10:15:37 AM

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Hey thanks for that Ray, really interesting read and great photos.
Other than your dashboard I recognized several of the cars featured, including BillGT's '75 Cup edition currently for sale locally in Winchester and the dark red four speed '74.
Lots of fun!

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I think their day is coming. Beautiful cars in that article.

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Nice link and cars! Thanks!



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Read the article this morning. Nice coverage of the GT cars. Looks like their time is coming. Some great examples.



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Stop It     now I want one of those    

too much candy

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Neat page!  Thanks for posting it, Ray.

Does anybody reproduce the '73 or '74 GT side stripe?



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MC wrote:

Does anybody reproduce the '73 or '74 GT side stripe?


 Yes.  http://phoenixgraphix.com/gm/1973lgt.htm



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1993 Corvette Convertible LT 1

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The red '75 is stunning!

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73SC wrote:
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Does anybody reproduce the '73 or '74 GT side stripe?


 Yes.  http://phoenixgraphix.com/gm/1973lgt.htm


 Thanks Ray.  I've long been a fan of those stripes and will consider getting some if I'm ever lucky enough to end up with another one of these beauties... even if it's not an original GT.



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The GT is an appearance package not performance so I wouldn't worry about it. 



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1993 Corvette Convertible LT 1

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Yeah, from the literature it looks like it wouldn't be too difficult to duplicate.

Oh well... gotta get a car first, that'll be the most difficult step! biggrin



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The optional stripe for all 73 LeMans cars is pretty cool in my opinion as well as shown below. You find it mostly on GTO's but it was available on any two door model. (except GT pack cars)

73_00037_2.jpg

 



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1993 Corvette Convertible LT 1

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Come on Ray. You're making me drool with all these cool pics. All it's done here is rain. Got to take my cars out once a few weeks ago. When will it be sunny again?


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Same here, I was hoping to go to our local cruise tomorrow night but it is raining and 80% chance for tomorrow right up to the weekend as well, cold on top of it. 



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It  sure would be to see a BIG Block  Lemans GT

 

LEGT 75 2.jpg



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Oh Carl, you and your Big Blocks smile

Read below what was posted on Ultimate GTO about my car.....

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Royal Oak: Never understood why they put Chevrolet engines in Canadian Pontiacs, but you'd have to admit that a 'Corvette' powered LeMans GT with power on par with a 455 73 GTO is kind of neat.
 
 
 
luch: We did it for two reasons, keep jobs in Canada using McKinnon high quality engines and to eliminate tariffs on imported engines.
 
 
 
455 HO HO: I wonder if Chevy Big Blocks were available. I'm guessing yes. A 454 LeMans - yikes.

 

 



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73SC wrote:

The optional stripe for all 73 LeMans cars is pretty cool in my opinion as well as shown below. You find it mostly on GTO's but it was available on any two door model. (except GT pack cars)

73_00037_2.jpg

 


 That one is pretty cool too!  Would be a tough choice...



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It is available now too:

http://phoenixgraphix.com/gm/1973l.htm

1973l.jpg

The photo car is Bill's GTO, BiilyGoat73



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""A 454 LeMans - yikes.""



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Thanks Ray... Phoenix Graphix site is now bookmarked! smile



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73SC wrote:

It is available now too:

http://phoenixgraphix.com/gm/1973l.htm

1973l.jpg

The photo car is Bill's GTO, BiilyGoat73


 It's nice that they use a car with NOS factory stripe installed in 1988 to promote their reproduction stripes that just became available. Has anyone used their reproductions yet?



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65Camino wrote:

""A 454 LeMans - yikes.""


 That would make Ray's car with headers and a Humbler exhaust a nice sleeper. Come in late to car shows and flip the switch. It I'll be like flies to sh##



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Hillar had electric exhaust cutouts on his 396 Camaro, I loved playing with those things.  You guys are putting too many ideas in my head. biggrin



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Built March 9, 1973 - Oshawa ON

1993 Corvette Convertible LT 1

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73SC wrote:

Hillar had electric exhaust cutouts on his 396 Camaro, I loved playing with those things.  You guys are putting too many ideas in my head. biggrin


 I think that would get your car noticed at shows. How much are the electric cutouts?

I'll go for a set of those.....when I get back from the NATS.biggrinbiggrin 



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