On their "Drive to Inspire," a journey across Route 66 in a 1966 GTO that runs on Compressed Natural Gas, Mark McConville and Keith Barfield stop at the iconic Pops in Arcadia, Okla. to spread the word about alternative energy.
CNG GTO Burnout
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Fox 6 CNG GTO
Fox 6 in Birmingham interviews Mark McConville and Keith Barfield about their record breaking attempt to be the first to cross Route 66 in a CNG powered GTO
Spotlight on '66 Pontiac GTO conversion to CNG
Mark McConville and Keith Barfield bring their natural gas-powered 1966 Pontiac GTO to Route 66 landmark POPS to celebrate the half-way point on their "Drive to Inspire" CNG transportation in the United States.
Holton Secret Lab Presents Frame Off Rotisserie Restoration Of 1966 GTO
Classic Frame Off Rotisserie Restoration Looks Good But Under The Paint Is Rust And Bad Body Work Our Customer Chose To Save This GTO By Doing What Needed To Be Done And We Salute Him. Many People Just Hide The Bad Stuff But He Stepped Up To The Plate And Repaired This 1966 GTO Correctly. We Apreciate That He Trusted Us With His Job And Project.
Behind the wheel of the '66 CNG GTO
Rather than wait for alternative fuels to catch up with their car, a couple of Alabama motor heads fed up with skyrocketing gasoline prices decided to change their car to run on alternative fuel -- namely natural gas. Their 1966 Pontiac GTO is fueled by 100% clean, abundant, affordable, American CNG. We recently had the opportunity to join Mark McConville behind the wheel of his "Goat Gas" to see just how well CNG can burn rubber. Take a look!
An awesome 1966 Pontiac GTO. One year with those cool looking tail lights. This classic beauty was at Cruisin Grand recently. Video by John Douglas Parran
132597 / 1966 Pontiac GTO
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This 1966 GTO hardtop is a highly optioned, numbers matching investment grade car that has only been driven 200 miles since a 2009 frame up restoration. The restoration began with bodywork that was obviously performed to very high standards. The cars panels are straight, exhibit no ripples or waves and fit precisely. On top of the straight panels, correct GM code R Montero Red paint provides an incredible finish that has been buffed to a high shine. Under the hood is a killer Tri-Power setup that sports a trio of rebuilt original 2-barrel Rochester carburetors. Each of those carburetors when combined with the cars original WS block 389 works to produce 360 horsepower. At the sides of the Pontiac turquoise intake, the cars original 093 heads wear correct chrome valve covers and sit above correct Exhaust manifolds and in front of the motor you'll find a correct option 514 heavy duty seven blade fan. On the left side of the engine, a new brake Booster supplies the cars drum brakes and a new power steering pump supplies the cars option 511 quick-ratio power steering. Underneath the car, you'll find a numbers matching close ratio M21 Muncie 4-speed transmission that delivers power to a numbers matching optional Safe-T-Track rear axle which houses a rebuilt 10 bolt limited slip differential with a 3.90 gears. Keeping the car connected to the pavement is 14 inch slotted steel GTO Rally wheels that wear chrome trim rings, black accented chrome center caps and a set of 7.75-14 Firestone redline tires. Inside the car, the correct code 223 standard black bucket vinyl interior presents as new and includes: an option 448 Rally gauge package in correct Walnut veneer, a correct option 471 custom sport steering wheel and a correct option 342 Pontiac Reverb AM radio. This 1966 hardtop is an incredibly authentic, freshly restored investment grade car that has been documented by the Pontiac Historical Society and features a numbers matching powertrain.
1966 GTO: First Drive! V8TV
http://www.v8tvshow.com - The 1966 GTO was finally ready to hit the road. We bled the Wilwood brakes, had all the fluids topped off, the ride height set, and it was time to take to the streets. Our goal was to build a car that handled flat in the corners, made lots of power, and was comfortable to drive, and the '66 GTO scored in all departments. Check it out!