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 chasing. 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.

2004-2006 GTO Drive Belts

If it is time to replace the belts on your 5th generation GTO, you came to the right place. The owners manual recommends to change the belts every 150,000 miles. I personally think this is way too long. Dayco recommends inspecting your drive belts at 60,000 miles, and replacing worn belts at 90,000 miles. Below …READ MORE

Torque Specs

Welcome to my 2004-2006 Pontiac GTO Torque Specifications guide. It is extremely important when working on your vehicle to tighten any nuts and bolts to the proper Torque specification. Over tightening can put stress on the bolts and cause them to break or snap. Under tightening can cause nuts and bolts to come loose, causing …READ MORE

Maintenance Schedule

2004-2006 Pontiac GTO Maintenance Schedule Following a maintenance schedule for your vehicle will not only improve performance, but also improve longevity in how long your car will last. Avoid costly repairs by regularly maintaining your vehicle and inspecting and servicing it at the required intervals. A maintenance schedule includes inspection as well as servicing your …READ MORE

Wheels & Tires 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

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.

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