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30K Original Documented Miles - Numbers Matching 389 V8 Engine

Make: Pontiac
Model: GTO
SubModel: GTO
Type: Hardtop
Year: 1966
Mileage: 30,600
VIN: 242176Z122454
Color: Palmetto Green exterior
Engine: 389 V8
Cylinders: 8
Fuel: Gasoline
Transmission: Automatic
Interior color: Parchment interior
Vehicle Title: Clear
Item location: Scottsdale, Arizona, United States

1966 Pontiac GTO Additional Info:


30,000 Original Documented Miles

Numbers Matching 389 V8

Palmetto Green Exterior

Parchment Interior

Rare Factory Options

Pontiac Historical Society Documented

Complete frame-on restoration in 2008:

GTO was painted in two-stage Palmetto Green.

No body work was necessary.

Engine compartment, wheel wells, door jambs, inside doors and trunk were all finished.

New upholstery

New carpet

New headliner

Dash / gauges have been completely gone through

Center console has been restored

All bumpers, handles, switches have been re-chromed or replaced with NOS as needed.

700R4 4 speed automatic transmission was fitted to the car

Tri-Power carburetor with polished dress-up kit was fitted to the car

15” Cragar wheels (Less than 1000 miles)

BFGoodrich Radial T/A tires (Less than 1000 miles)

Complete 40 Series dual exhaust

Kenwood Audio with Bluetooth/ remote hidden in glove compartment

Pioneer 6X9 rear speakers

Pioneer front kick panel speakers

PHS Documented Factory Options:

Factory air conditioning

Factory power steering

Factory power brakes

Factory power windows

Factory Soft Ray glass

Factory console

VIN: 242176Z122454

2 = Pontiac

42 = GTO

17 = 2 Door Hardtop

6 = 1966

Z = Fremont, California built

Last 6 characters indicate production numbers

Body Number Plate:

04C= Indicates build date (04= 4th month, C= 3rd week) Built in the 3rd week of April

66 = Indicates model year of 1966

2 = Pontiac Division

42 = Series (GTO)

17 = Body style (2 Door Hardtop)

BF = Assembly plant (Fremont, California)

07719= Indicates body number

224= Interior trim (Parchment)

W = Lower body color (Platinum)

1 = Upper body color (Ivory)

Engine Identification Details:

C186= Engine Production Date Code

C = Month of production (C= March)

18 = Day of month of production (18th day of March)

6 = Year of production (1966)

Engine was produced on March 18, 1966

Engine Block Casting Number:

9778789= 1966 built Pontiac 389 V8

Engine Code:

XE = Indicates a California specific built engine

461038= Indicates engine production number (No correlation to the VIN)

California XE coded engines produced the following:

Horsepower= 335

Torque = 431

Vehicle Invoice Date / Destination / Dealer Details:

Invoice Date= April 21, 1966

Zone = 24 (Los Angeles)

Dealer = 351 (Wilkins Pontiac in Van Nuys, California)

California vehicle built in Fremont, CA, shipped to Los Angeles, CA and sold at Wilkins Pontiac in Van Nuys, CA.

Vehicle Documentation:

Our GTO has an Arizona title indicating 29,350 “A” box miles.

“A” box designates original miles.

In addition to our own title, included with the vehicle documentation are photocopies of four (4) additional titles dating back to 1982.

Each of these titles indicates “ACTUAL MILES”.


You are welcome to view it in person, or have it inspected at your cost.

This is a private party sale. As such, there is no sales tax associated with the purchase in Arizona.

We are straightforward and honest and wish to work with same.

If you have any questions, you may contact me through ebay, or call me at 602-571-0737.

Thank you.

Here’s a short walk-a-round video of our 66 GTO at the Concours in the Hills 2017.