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67 GT 390 Fastback

Discussion in 'Member's Build Threads' started by GTchris, Dec 1, 2009.

  1. Horseplay

    Horseplay I Don't Care. Do you?

    Paint looks great for being 40 years old!
  2. Utah Joe

    Utah Joe New Member

    technically that pic was ~2003, it was done in lacquer so it shines pretty well...still looks ok if you dont get too close :)
  3. B67FSTB

    B67FSTB The NorCal dude from Belgium

    acapulco blue ??
  4. 03cobrakid

    03cobrakid New Member

    Where did you find the battery box that the optima fits in??
  5. GTchris

    GTchris Member

    Sorry that I have not replied sooner, for some reason I have been unable to log into this site for quite some time.

    The box I picked up at the swap meet in Portland, OR

    I will have to look for the receipt and see if I can get you a contact number.

    We had our house up for sale last year, so the car had been in storage. I was able to drive it only 3 times all of last year. The last time I drove it I had an issue with a driveway that I pulled into. The driveway had a decent crest to it with a pothole on the back side that I couldn't see because of the crest. The car dipped as I hit the driveway and as it was a left turn into the parking lot the front drivers side tire caught the lip of the fender and put a wow in it. I just got it out of the body shop last week and was able to put about 25 miles on the drive it to the new house.

    There are a few things that I need to get done now that its back home.

    The steering gear box needs to be replaced. There isn't any room left to adjust it. Its fine driving around town, on the freeway its more noticeable that it has a bit too much play.

    I just spoke to someone that was having the same issues that I had been having, (low vacuum, timing always seems to be a bit off, no low end power) - they said that their builder had put in a cam that was supposedly more of a performance cam. He told me that when he went to a stock cam it solved all the problems that he was having. So, I am thinking of changing the cam...
  6. GTchris

    GTchris Member

    Sold the car

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  7. B67FSTB

    B67FSTB The NorCal dude from Belgium

    Euch ???
    Tired of it ?
  8. 68EFIvert

    68EFIvert Well-Known Member

    So what is next up for you Chris?
  9. GTchris

    GTchris Member

    Nothing involving old cars planned at the moment.

    Too many other projects going on.
    68EFIvert likes this.
  10. tarafied1

    tarafied1 Well-Known Member

    well, it was a sweet build.

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