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1973 GTO Lemans Safari Hot Rod Wagon RARE

Make: Pontiac
Model: GTO
Type: Wagon
Year: 1973
Mileage: 106
VIN: 2D35M3Z124000
Color: White
Engine: 400
Cylinders: 8
Transmission: Automatic
Drive type: RWD
Interior color: Tan
Vehicle Title: Clear
Item location: Manhattan, Illinois, United States

1973 Pontiac GTO Additional Info:

Here is my 1973 Lemans Safari 6 passenger GTO cloned wagon. The car runs and drives great that I would trust to drive anywhere. This is a solid Arizona wagon that I have owned since 2011 and have put over 10K miles on it. I bought the car as a driver, but in 2013 I stripped most of the car to bare metal and had the car repainted factory GM white with a pearl clear coat. During the reassembly I replaced the windshield, all the the weather stripping with reproduction or NOS parts, replaced the rear bumper with a re-chromed piece, replaced the original roof rack with an NOS rack, found a new a/c condenser and re-charged the a/c, and added Phoenix Graphics 1973 GTO stripe kit. For the interior I had the front seat reupholstered, added a new carpet, reproduction floor mats, repainted or dyed all interior panels, added a Retro Sound radio, and repainted the dash (signed by Arnie Beswick). The interior looks great, but does have some cracks in the original dash pad (had repaired but still visible - see pics), and there is a small tear in the headliner in the very back plus a tear in the passenger front visor (not very noticeable). The car was a 350 V8 a/c car, but the previous owner installed a 1968 Catalina 330 hp 400 c.i. that runs great with a TH400 that shifts as it should. The car has its original heavy duty open rear end and a GTO rear sway bar. Since I have owned it I have replaced the front shocks, idler arm, Hi Jacker rear air shocks, light duty Reese trailer hitch (have not pulled anything yet), tune up items, added Magna Flow polished stainless mufflers, and much more. The new BF Goodrich tires were added to the Cragar SS wheels. I have a set of 1973 GTO steel wheels on Tiger Paw tires with correct poverty caps that go with car. The paint shows good, but has a few scratches in the passenger rear quarter, one on the front passenger fender, and one on the rear drivers quarter thanks to my kids bikes. The car is almost rust free, but has a few bubbles behind the rear doors (see pics) and a few in the lower rear lip of the quarters. The rest of the body and underneath show no signs of rust. I have brochures and the PHS documentation showing the car was sold from Mecham Pontiac in 1973 (home of the Macho Trans Am's in the 70's). Everything on the car works as it should and is very dependable for a 45 year old car. I have driven the car in a few legs of the 2014 & 2015 Hot Rod Power Tour and to many Pontiac events, the car always draws a crowd. The ONLY reason for considering to sell is to finish my 1969 GTO pro street build. I am sure I am missing some things, but if you have any ?? let me know, thank you for looking!