Owner: Neil J. Finegold; Santa Ana, Calif.
Purchased: August 1993
Originally: Granada Gold inside and out with a black vinyl top. 2 speed on the tree transmission
Interior Mods: Dash cluster with 160mph speedometer, Removed all vinyl from interior and replaced with black velour and burgundy inserts on seats, door panels, sail panels and headliner.
Gauges: Auto Meter Tachometer, Oil Pressure, Vacuum, Voltage, Water Temp. B&M Mega Shifter, Secret Audio Remote Controlled Stereo System w/Trunk Mounted Multi-Disc Changer All A/C removed.
Modifications: .030 over TRW Four Brow/Flat Top Pistons, 1.94 Camel Hump Heads, Isky Cam, GM Steel Crank, Competition Cams Roller Tip Rockers, Edelbrock Performer Intake/Carb, Hedman Hedders, MSD 6A Ignition Box, Melling Oil Pump, Custom Engine Oil Fill Tube, Crane Electronic Points, K&N Filters-Oil and Air, Fluidyne Aluminum Radiator, Fluidyne Flat Tube Trans Cooler, Remote Oil Filter, Lord Oil Cooler, All A/C Removed, Odometer Reset to Zero.
Exhaust: 2.25” Dual Exhaust by Orange Muffler, Orange, Calif. w/ Spin Tech Street Perf. Mufflers
Transmission: 350 Three Speed Automatic w/Trans Dapt Shift kit
Rear End: Stock 3:08
Wheels: Factory look 15" SS by-Wheel Vintiques with OEM Top Hats and Dynacorn Trim Rings
Tires: Falken Ziex 912, Size-225-60x15
Top Speed: I've only been 125 mph, but, plenty of pedal left
Suspension: All Suspension and Body Mount Rubber Replaced, Front Coils by-Coil Spring Specialist 1.0" drop, K.C., Kansas, Rear Leafs by-Deaver Springs 1.0" drop, Santa Ana, Calif., Front Power Disc Brakes by- Stainless Steel Brakes Corp., Shock Absorbers by- Bilstein, Front Sway Bar by- Add-co, Rear Sway Bar by- Hotchkis.
Body Mods: 69' Cowl Induction Hood (real steel) and Rear Trunk Spoiler. Emblems Removed.
Color: Arctic White with Burgundy stripes
Biggest problem: Broken valve spring
Length of ownership: 16 Years
Awards: 1st Place, Ladies Choice, Main Street Cruise Night, Garden Grove, Calif.
Best of Show, Million Dollar Cruise, Enderle Center, Tustin, Calif.
What makes my car so great? ”I DID IT” (except for paint and upholstery and with the help of some friends).It was an insurance total in the late 70’s, it is “a documented "salvaged" vehicle”.
Neil J Finegold