Month: June 2021

Wheels & Tires Guide Part 1

Welcome to Part 1 of my Wheels and Tires guide. In this section, I will discuss how to identify and read tires and wheels, including understanding wheels and how they fit, how to read the numbers and letters on tires, and the importance of choosing the right tires for your vehicle. In Part 2 I …READ MORE

Hot Wheels 2006 Pontiac GTO

Hot Wheels 2006 Pontiac GTO! On February 5th of 2021, Mattel released their new line of Hot Wheels, “Factory Fresh” series. Included is the long-awaited 2006 Pontiac GTO. The GTO is part of the Hot Wheels “Factory Fresh” collection which includes 10 vehicles total in the set. The 06′ Pontiac GTO is toy number GTB72 …READ MORE

Spark Plug Wires

Spark Plug Wire 101 The purpose of spark plug wires is to carry electricity from the ignition coils to the spark plug. This causes the spark plug to spark and ignite the fuel mixture in the combustion chamber. The ignition coils on the 2004-2006 Pontiac GTO can carry up to 40,000 volts of electricity. The …READ MORE

LED Lighting – Interior

LED Lighting for your Interior. The factory bulbs that are used on the interior of the vehicle do their job. The dome and door lights come on when you open the doors, the glove box has a light when you open it, and the center console lights up when you flip the lid open. It …READ MORE

Radiator Hoses

Over time the factory radiator hoses on your 2004-2006 Pontiac GTO may become brittle and weak. The intense heat of the engine coolant will cause the factory rubber hoses to expand and even crack over time. Factory or stock radiator hoses can also collapse or bulge. The soft rubber construction is not very durable and …READ MORE

Thermostat

The thermostat is an important part of your engine’s cooling system. It acts as a valve to keep the cooling system from fully functioning until the engine reaches its optimal operating temperature. Once the engine has reached the correct temperature, the valve in the thermostat will open allowing the cooling system to engage and keep …READ MORE

Cooling System

Engine cooling is an important part of keeping the motor running at the perfect temperature and prevents overheating. When your engine is running, friction is made from all the moving parts which create heat. Excess heat in the engine will cause damage such as blown head gaskets, damaged seals, damaged piston rings, and in the …READ MORE

Service Garage Q&A

Have a service-related question for your 5th Generation Goat? Ask the community. We will do our best to try to find the answers you need. Post your questions below using the “Leave a Reply” comment form below. You can also send me a message by using the contact form found here. You can also send …READ MORE