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Highlights, January 2020 Issue, The Legend

The January 2020 issue of The Legend features Jim Rusch’s 1968 GTO convertible. Jim’s initial search for a GTO “was frustrating, often met with frauds, fakes and phonies,” he says. “Cars were listed as clones, tributes, restored or resto-mods, but many were being brought back from the dead, to ‘almost ...

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December 2019 Highlights, The Legend

The December 2019 issue of The Legend features John Stickel’s 1967 GTO hardtop. John is the car’s original owner—and in a twist of fate, its third. He bought it new in May 1967—to date, his only purchase of a new car. He sold it in 1985. In 2012, John reconnected ...

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Highlights, November 2019 Issue, The Legend

The November 2019 issue of The Legend features Dick Smart’s 1968 GTO. The best way to describe this heavily modified, 467 ci/750 hp, Butler Performance-equipped beast is “1970s Street Machine.” Dick, who street-raced in his youth in the mid-1970s with his first GTO (also a ’68) and has a history ...

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Highlights, October 2019 Issue, The Legend

The October 2019 issue of The Legend features Greg Fitzgerald’s 1966 GTO hardtop, which he acquired in 2002 as a rusted-out “but mostly complete except for the gas tank” project car. The Goat underwent a frame-off restoration that took the better part of 12 years. Greg, with assistance from his ...

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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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