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Highlights, September 2019 Issue, The Legend

The September issue of The Legend is devoted exclusively to the 2019 GTOAA National Convention in Lawrenceburg, Indiana. All the winning cars are included, plus a few writeups on how things went. We’ll let the pages do the talking. Also in the September issue: “Convention Wrap Up” with Don Kruse; ...

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Highlights from the August 2019 Issue of The Legend

“No, that’s not a vinyl top. Yes, those are wheel covers. Yes, those are whitewalls.” So begins the story of Tom Losekamps’s two-tone – Tyrol Blue body, Cameo Ivory painted roof – 1967 GTO. Tom bought his Pontiac in 1970 with 30,000 miles on the odometer for $1,645. Like all ...

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The Legend, July 2019 Issue Highlights

Al Leiby’s 1972 Cameo Ivory 1968 GTO, featured on the July 2019 issue cover, is one of the rarest of its type, being one of only 240 Y-Code—D-port-head, 455 CID, 250 (SAE net) hp, 375 pound-feet of torque—built. Al found the car, which was located in Canada, in late 2017 ...

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The Legend, June 2019 Issue Highlights

Ted Rosen’s 1968 GTO convertible, featured on the June 2019 issue cover, is very, very close to the GTO he bought new in 1968, and was stolen a year later in downtown Boston, never to be recovered. Ted’s original ride was Aegena Blue with a parchment interior and white top—a ...

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The Legend, May 2019 Issue Highlights

Jerry Ravencraft’s 1967 GTO hardtop, featured on the May 2019 issue cover, is a real plum—literally. The fully restored and upgraded, automatic-equipped, heavily optioned Pontiac “is a true Plum Mist car with black interior,” Jerry notes. “This color is rare (one year only) and many have never seen it. PHS ...

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The Legend, April 2019 Issue Highlights

Never, ever, underestimate the willpower and resourcefulness of a woman! A heartwarming and inspiring example is the cover story of the April 2019 issue of The Legend: Audrey Loar’s original-owner Aquamarine 1964 hardtop, a base model equipped with the 325-hp 389, Carter AFB 4bbl. carb, two-speed, column-shifted Super Turbine 300 ...

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Highlights from the March 2019 issue of The Legend

The March 2019 issue of The Legend features the “Mountain Goat,” Jerry Thompson’s Quicksilver Metallic 2004 new-gen GTO, equipped with the red interior and 4L60E four-speed automatic. Jerry, who previously owned a ’66 and ’67 GTO as well as a ’73 Firebird Formula 455, took delivery of his new ’04 ...

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