This clean 1968 Pontiac Firebird Convertible is a new purchase for our customer, and he sent it to us at the V8 Speed & Resto Shop for some detail and maintenance work before he takes possession of the car to enjoy.
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General Motors “G” bodies, Buick Regal, Chevrolet Monte Carlo, Pontiac Grand Prix, and Oldsmobile Cutlass cars from the 1970s and 1980s are great candidates for modern power and performance upgrades. This cool 1985 Chevrolet Monte Carlo SS has been in our customer’s family since 1986 and is now ready for a modern GM Performance Parts LS3 V8. Click “Read More” for the complete photo gallery!
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This 1971 Chevrolet Camaro has been in our customer’s life for over a decade, and while he does not get many chances to drive it, the car is ready for some maintenance and upgrades.
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This 1969 Chevrolet Camaro came to the V8 Speed & Resto Shop to have the body panels properly installed, then go through the bodywork and paint departments ultimately receiving a new paint job. The color is a custom mix Axalta paint we named “Midnight Magic”, and looks awfully close to black, but actually has a purple hue with flake. It turned out sharp! The customer will be completing the assembly of the car.
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This very nice 1968 Oldsmobile 442 tribute car is wearing a crisp restoration and features some modified parts intended to give this car better handling and drivability. It’s not a numbers-matching W30 car, although it looks like one. It’s got 17” American Racing wheels, Wilwood brakes with a Hydratech hydraulic brake assist unit, Hotchkis control arms and sway bars, and a few other goodies. It’s powered by a big block Olds engine, but the owner wanted increased reliability, as he drives this car on cross country trips. His solution is a GM LSA supercharged 6.2 liter V8 “Connect & Cruise Kit” which also provides an overdrive transmission. It’s not an Oldsmobile engine, but the owner has several other numbers matching 442 W30 cars, and this one is not a “numbers car”, and he likes the technology and abilities of the LSA engine and the 4L85E transmission.
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