Category: GTO Garage DIY

Mechanical and service questions and answers for your 2004-2006 Pontiac GTO. You can start with downloading the FREE Service Manual. A must have for the do it yourself mechanic. Complete service manual including the torque specs we are always looking for. Feel free to ask questions. Do you have upgrade and modifications questions? We have answers. Pull your car into the garage. Lets see if we can fix the problem.

Detailing

You wake up on a Sunday morning, it’s a beautiful day, so you decide to wash your ride. What products are you going to use to tackle this project? Are you going to wax the vehicle? How about those dirty wheels, how do you get them clean? Maybe it’s time to throw away all those …READ MORE

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

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