Well, I never thought this day would come, but I have to put the DriftGoat up for sale. It sucks, but it is what it is, so without getting sentimental, let's move on with the ad, shall we?
2004 Pontiac GTO. Impulse Blue Metallic, Blue Leather, 4 Speed Auto, 59,300 miles. 374hp/356tq on a mustang dyno. Anyone who has ridden in or driven my car can attest to how fast it is, despite the dyno numbers. I'm not gonna lie and say the car was never run hard, because it was, but it was always well maintained. Mobil 1/Q synthetic every 3k miles, diff fluid was changed out less than 10k miles ago, when I changed the LSD unit.
-Stock LS1 bottom end.
K&N Cold air intake
-Ported stock LS6 intake manifold
-Shaner S3 Ported & polished throttle body
-Comp LSXR 227 cam (277Lr HR13: 227/235 .614/.621 113 lsa) -1800-7000rpm powerband
-243 heads with patriot dual valvesprings
-Rocksand Racing poly motor mounts
-American Racing Headers longtubes, jet-hot coated black with catted mids
-Corsa touring cat-back
-Pedders front struts with 0 drop springs, Pedders big bore rear shocks with -5/16" lift springs
-BMR strut tower bar
-3000rpm Edge Racing Stall converter
-Performabuilt 4L60-E Level 2 Transmission (Less than 10,000 miles on it)
-Trans cooler (Forget what brand, it came with the transmission)
-Detroit TruTrack LSD.
-ASA 17"x8" and 17"x9" Mesh wheels with Falken Azenis RT-615 on all four corners, 245/45/17 front, 275/40/17 rear
-Noltec Diff bushing
-Whiteline front radius rod bushings
-Holden aluminum skidplate
-SCSS Gator pod with dual Aeroforce interceptor scan gauges, green lighting
-Stock radio with AUX input
-6000k HIDs, low beams and fogs
-2006 factory tail lights with all LED bulbs, as well as replacement relay so that they flash at the right speed
-All interior lights converted to blue LEDs, Map lights are white LEDs
-Phantom Black Metallic trunk insert
-Shifter boot converted to manual one, with T/C button relocated to factory M6 location
-Upper grills painted gloss black with reflective blue lettering, lower grill surround painted gloss black (Fake SAP mod)
I'm sure there's a bunch more small stuff I'm forgetting.
Car has less than 10k miles on the new trans & LSD, and less than 7k on the pushrods, lifters, cam, and springs. It has only made 3 passes on the current setup, and they were all 12.1x while spinning the first 60 feet. On the previous setup, with a much smaller cam, the car ran amultiple 12.00-12.26 passes with a best pass of 11.99. It was a daily driver for the first 4 years I owned it, making a 100 mile round trip commute, 5 days a week, for about 6 months with no issues.
Car was in an accident last year, I was sandwiched in a 5 car hit. No exterior body panels were affected or replaced aside from the bumpers, bumper bars, and the trunk floor pan was repaired. I can provide pictures if needed. Car also does not currently run perfect, it starts and idles fine, but the RPMs drop every once in a while when I come to a stop while driving, and rarely resulting in the engine shutting off. I have no idea what it is, might just be a simple tuning issue as the oil pressure and everything else all seem good. Also, the front strut top bushings need to be replaced, as there is a slight clunk while turning, and they seem to be sitting a bit high.
I'm looking for $10,000, open to offers though. Now onto the pics:
I also have some extra and stock parts I can throw in if you promise not to lowball me to kingdom come.
It's technically not a sucker punch if you yell "Defend yourself, cocksucker!" two seconds before you let him have it.
2010 ABM M5 SS, "HHRSSMENT" ---------------- 2004 IBM A4 GTO, "DriftGoat"
14.20 @ 100.1mph, 2.38 60' ------------------------------------- 11.99 @ 114mph, 1.72 60' YourPlateFrame.com - Create your own
Last edited by BigRedGoat; 09-18-2012 at 07:48 AM.
I bought the first 112High Helix Magnuson blower ported for a GTO. Blew at 17k miles. );
Now I have naturally aspirated QSM 04 A4 243 Heads, Borla Duals, ARP Head Bolts,
05 hood, 05 interior, new 05 differential, 05 axles, Nitto 555r's, rolled rear fenders...
If I hadn't just picked up my 05 GTO a few months back I would jump on this!
In reference to the car not running well. Have you considered checking out the fuel tank and changing the fuel filter? The fuel filters do their job but should be changed.
Oh crap. Did your other car get flooded too? Sorry to see this!
I want to buy your spoiler deleted trunk lid!
Yup, HHR is toast as well. Which is a shame because it was running well. Allstate totaled it out over the phone, and will not let me do a buyback on it either. Didn't pay me nearly enough for it either. Spoiler delete on the GTO was just plugs anyway.
Originally Posted by GreekGTO89...
Ouch. Part out thread after insurance money?
Originally Posted by Summerwolf...
Gd sorry to see that!!! Idk what you'll be able to salvage but Here is to hoping you come out better off then outright selling it.
I had taken the insurance/plates off it last month since I wasn't going to be using it over the winter. Bad timing on my part, and a lot of money and effort out the window.
2005: SAP grilles, M6, Factory 18s - 1 of 114
Mods: 18x8.5 Beyern 5s, DBA Standard Series Slotted and Drilled Rotors/Hawk HP Plus Pads, JHP Gauge Pod, Holden Bluetooth & Door Lock, Afterthoughts Auto stainless steel lettering kit, CAGS delete, Gas-Cap Velcro, BMR Color-Matched Strut Tower Brace
345.72-hp & 351.13-ft/lbs... BONE STOCK!
Originally Posted by GagToe...
Go cry lowjo.
Originally Posted by Napalm...
Sometimes you need to tell a person they suck at the life.
Man, sorry to see this. Based on your picture, it looks like the water only got into your floorboard. Did it get into the wiring, fusebox, etc.? If not, try stripping the carpet, drying it completely out, and then see if she will run. If the primary electrical components were not underwater, you may be surprised that she still runs. One other thing: with a flooded car, the moisture condensation in the dash and inside the car will be significant. Allowing it to dry for a long time will be important. I really like your car. Good luck!
04 Black Widow (Black on Red M6), MP 112 air pump with 1:1's, SLP skipshift and tinted windows.
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