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1969 Pontiac GTO
1969 was the year of the Judge. Pontiac introduced the new option including a 400 cid Ram Air V8.

1969 Pontiac GTO

A true muscle car, the GTO could be equipped with a 400-cubic-inch V-8 that generates 350 horses including a fully synched, floor-mounted 3-speed with Hurst shifter, dual exhausts, Quadra-jet carb, stiff suspension, buckets or notch-back front bench seat with fold-down armrest. There's also an option list that lets you equip your GTO with the ultimate muscle. 370-hp Ram Air IV engine with functional hood air scoops. Plus, hood-mounted tach, front power disc brakes, hideaway headlights, full instrumentation, 4-speed gearbox plus much, much more.

In 1969 Pontiac Introduced the Judge option for the GTO. The option was only available for three years, 1969, 1970 and 1971. Those that know and love the Pontiac GTO know that the Judge is the ultimate GTO. In 1969 and 1970, The Judge include 400 cid Ram Air V8s as standard equipment. While in 1971 the Judge included a 455-cid four barrel HO V-8 that boasted 370bhp and 500lb-ft of torque. Other standard equipment included a hood mounted tach, Rally II wheels less trim rings, rear deck air foil, black textured grills, T-handle shifters and distinct styling with loud paint and Judge decals.

1969 Pontiac GTO Production

Model Number Body/Style Number Body Type & Seating Factory Price Shipping Weight Total Production
GTO Series 242
242 37 2d Hardtop - 5P $2,831 3,080 lbs 58,126
242 67 2d Convertible - 5P $3,382 3,553 lbs 7,328
GTO Series 242 w/ WT-1 "The Judge" Option
242 37 2d Hardtop - 5P $3,161 Not Available 6,725
242 67 2d Convertible - 5P $4,212 Not Available 108

NOTES:

  1. 72,287 GTOs and Judges were built in 1969
  2. 31,433 GTOs and Judges had synchromesh and 40,854 had automatic
  3. 8,941 GTOs and Judges had RAM AIR III V-8s (coded YZ or WS)
  4. 759 GTOs and Judges had RAM AIR IV V-8s (coded XP or WW)

Model Series Identification

GTO 2d Hardtop - 5P - 24237 GTO 2d Convertible - 5P - 24267

Chassis Data

Model Wheelbase Overall Length Front Tread Rear Tread Tires
GTO 112 in 201.5 in 60 in 60 in Not Available
GTO "The Judge" 112 in 201.5 in 60 in 60 in Not Available

VIN Decoding

First Symbol - Manufacturer
2 = Pontiac
Second & Third Symbol - Series
23 = Firebird 39 = Safari
24 = Firebird Espirit 42 = GTO
26 = Firebird Formula 400 52 = Catalina & Ventura
28 = Trans Am 56 = Executive
33 = Standard Tempest 62 = Bonneville
35 = Custom "S" 76 = Grand Prix
37 = LeMans  
Fourth & Fifth Symbol - Body Style
27 = two-door sedan 57 = two-door hardtop
35 = station wagon two seat single action tailgate 67 = convertible
36 = station wagon two seat dual action tailgate 69 = four-door sedan
37 = two-door hardtop 87 = two-door hardtop
39 = four-door hardtop  
Sixth Symbol - Last Digit Of The Model Year
9 = 1969
Seventh Symbol - Assembly Plant
(A) Atlanta, Georgia (P) Pontiac, Michigan
(B) Baltimore, Maryland (R) Arlington, Texas
(C) Southgate, California (X) Kansas City, Kansas
(E) Linden, New Jersey (Z) Fremont, California
(G) Framingham, Massachusetts (1) Oshawa, Ontario, Canada
(L) Van Nuys, California (2) St. Therese, Quebec, Canada
(N) Norwood, Ohio  
Last Six Symbols - Production Sequence
Started at 100001

1969 Pontiac GTO Options

Group # Part # Code Description Suggested List Price
12.181 988718 AF Air Foil, Deck Lid $75.00
9.650 988663 AM Verbra-Phonic Amplifier $46.50
9.650 988648 AM Verbra-Phonic Amplifier Adapter $1.10
9.647 984951 AM Manual Antenna $5.70
4.898 988694 AM Power Brakes $46.15
9.772 988585 AM Electric Clock $17.95
8.873 988679 AM Compass $6.95
7.629 988707 AM Spare Wheel & Tire Cover $4.35
3.880 988650 AM Cruise Control 8-Cyl Automatic $48.00
9.778 988643 AM Rear Window Defogger $24.00
8.891 984905 AM Tissue Dispenser $3.95
9.990 985592 AM Fire Extinguisher (2 3/4 lbs.) $14.95
9.990 985593 AM Fire Extinguisher Re-Charge Kit $2.15
7.800 988700 AM Front License Plate Frame $1.75
7.800 988699 AM Rear License Plate Frame $1.75
10.352 984891 AM Door Edge Guard - 2-Door $5.25
0.034 984642 SPA Engine Block Heater (8-cyl) $10.25
8.083 988595 AM Hood Retainer $14.95
4.006 984848 AM Gear Shift Knob (Walnut) - 3-Speed Manual $5.95
9.988 988678 AM Luggage Compartment Lamp $4.65
8.890 988681 AM Underhood Lamp $3.95
3.028 984825 AM Gas Cap Lock $3.50
7.633 984701 AMF Spare Tire Lock $5.05
15.294 984826 AM Trunk Mat $9.95
15.286 984661 AM Front Mat Full (Ivory) $9.95
15.286 984655 AM Front Mat Pair (Ivory) $7.95
15.306 984114 AM Rear Mat Pair (Ivory) $7.65
15.286 984659 AM Front Mat Full (Black) $9.95
15.286 984653 AM Front Mat Pair (Black) $7.95
15.306 984512 AM Rear Mat Pair (Black) $7.65
15.286 988638 AM Front Mat Full (Red) $9.75
15.286 988789 AM Front Mat Pair (Red) $7.95
15.306 988625 AM Rear Mat Pair (Red) $7.35
15.286 988639 AM Front Mat Full (Blue) $9.75
15.286 988618 AM Front Mat Pair (Blue) $7.75
15.306 988626 AM Rear Mat Pair (Blue) $7.35
15.286 988641 AM Front Mat Full (Gold) $9.75
15.286 988620 AM Front Mat Pair (Gold) $7.75
15.306 988628 AM Rear Mat Pair (Gold) $7.35
15.286 988640 AM Front Mat Full (Green) $9.75
15.286 988619 AM Front Mat Pair (Green) $7.75
15.306 988627 AM Rear Mat Pair (Green) $7.35
10.185 988596 AM Outside Rearview Mirror (Right) $4.85
10.185 988653 AM Remote Control Mirror (Left) $12.15
10.185 988565 AM Visor Vanity Mirror (L.H. or R.H.) $1.53
9.790 988716 AF Power Flow Ventilation w/o Air Conditioning & Amplifier $54.75
9.650 988588 AM Push Button Radio $53.55
9.650 988586 AM AM-FM Radio $124.20
9.650 988587 AM AM-FM Stereo Radio $225.00
12.242 988693 AM Deck Lid Release $12.95
9.675 993502 A Child Safety Seat - Standard $8.95
9.675 987499 A Child Safety Seat - Deluxe $18.95
9.679 993970 A Infant Safety Carrier Seat $9.95
9.665 988578 AM Rear Speaker $13.25
9.665 984985 AM Rear Speaker Adapter $0.80
6.508 988673 AM Power Steering $95.15
6.508 988695 AM Adapter Package - Use w/ All 8-Cyl Air Cond. $3.96
9.670 988610 AM Stereo Tape Player w/ Console $120.00
9.670 988602 AM Stereo Tape Player w/o Console $120.00
9.750 988662 AM Hood Tachometer $75.00
5.880 984922 AM Tire Inflator - Fire Extinguisher (CO-2) - S/S Spare $7.95
5.880 988702 AM Tire Pump - Instant Aire $12.95
2.694 988687 AMF Trailer Wire Harness $11.20
5.858 988607 AM Custom Wheel Discs $54.00
5.858 988609 AM Deluxe Wheel Discs $30.00
5.858 984528 AM Wire Wheel Discs $69.15
10.146 988698 SAS Windshield Blade - Arctic Blade 16" $9.40
7.345 3192704 MF Rear Superlift Shock Absorbers $49.30


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1969 Pontiac Engines

Location Of Engine Code: V-8 engine codes are found on front of block below right cylinder head.

Letter Code Engine Horsepower Torque Transmission Carburetor
WS 8-400 366 445 Manual 4 BC
WT 8-400 350 445 Manual 4 BC
WW 8-400 370 445 Manual 4 BC
XM * † 8-400 265 397 Automatic 2 BC
XP 8-400 370 445 Automatic 4 BC
XX * + 8-400 265 397 Automatic 2 BC
YS 8-400 350 445 Automatic 4 BC
YZ 8-400 366 445 Automatic 4 BC

Transmission Codes

Transmission Location
Turbo Hydra-Matic 350 Stamped on servo cover on right side of transmission.
Turbo Hydra-Matic 400 On metal tag fastened to right side of transmission case & on some models on the left side of converter housing.
Powerglide Stamped on a metal tag located on the right side of the transmission.
3-Speed Painted or stamped on the transmission case.
4-Speed Painted or stamped on the transmission case.
Plant and Type Designation Prefix Plant Transmission Type
A Cleveland Manual Powerglide
B Cleveland Turbo Hydra-Matic
C Cleveland Powerglide
CA Hydra-Matic Turbo Hydra-Matic
D Saginaw Overdrive
E McKinnon Powerglide
H Muncie 3-Speed
K McKinnon 3-Speed
L GM of Canada Turbo Hydra-Matic
M Muncie 3-Speed & Overdrive
N Muncie 4-Speed
O Saginaw Overdrive
P Warner Gear 3 & 4-Speed
P Muncie 4-Speed
R Saginaw 4-Speed
R Muncie 4-Speed
S Muncie 3-Speed
S Saginaw 3-Speed
T Toledo Powerglide
X Cleveland Turbo Hydra-Matic
Y Toledo Turbo Hydra-Matic

Axle Codes

Location Of Axle Codes: Letter codes are on the rear of right hand axle tube near carrier or on the left hand brake drum.
 
Codes - Non-Locking Codes - Locking Ratio
WB XB 2.56
WC XC 2.78
WT XT 3.07
WE XE 3.08
WF XF 3.23
WU XU 3.31
WH, WV XH, XV 3.55
WK XK 3.90
  XM, 7N 4.33

Paint Codes - Exterior Colors

Color Name / Code Color Image Color Name / Code Color Image

10 - Starlight Black
Lucite® Code - 88l
Dulux® Code - 93-005

65 - Antique Gold Metallic
Lucite® Code - 5010L
Dulux® Code - 5010D

40 - Mayfair Maize
Lucite® Code - 5036L
Dulux® Code - 5036D

67 - Burgundy Metallic
Lucite® Code - 5063LH
Dulux® Code - 5063DH

50 - Cameo Ivory
Lucite® Code - 5033L
Dulux® Code - 5033D

69 - Paladium Silver Metallic
Lucite® Code - 5032L
Dulux® Code - 5032D

51 - Liberty Blue Metallic
Lucite® Code - 5016L
Dulux® Code - 5016D

72 -Carousel Red
Lucite® Code - 5021LM
Dulux® Code - 5021DH

52 - Matador Red
Lucite® Code - 5009LH
Dulux® Code - 5009DM

73 - Verdoro Green Metallic
Lucite® Code - 5066LH
Dulux® Code - 5066DH

53 - Warwick Blue Metallic
Lucite® Code - 5015L
Dulux® Code - 5015D

76 - Goldenrod Yellow
Lucite® Code - 5026LH
Dulux® Code - 5026D

55 - Crystal Turquoise Metallic
Lucite® Code - 5014L
Dulux® Code - 5014D

86 - Claret Red Metallic
Lucite® Code - 5074LH
Dulux® Code - 5074DH
57 - Midnight Green Metallic
Lucite® Code - 5013L
Dulux® Code - 5013D
87 - Windward Blue Metallic
Lucite® Code - 4962L
Dulux® Code - 4962D
59 - Limelight Green Metallic
Lucite® Code - 5012L
Dulux® Code - 5012D
88 - Nocturne Blue Metallic
Lucite® Code - 5075L
Dulux® Code - 5075D

61 - Expresso Brown Metallic
Lucite® Code - 5011L
Dulux® Code - 5011D

89 - Castillian Bronze Metallic
Lucite® Code - 5076LH
Dulux® Code - 5076DH

63 - Champagne Metallic
Lucite® Code - 5064L
Dulux® Code - 5064D

 
NOTES: The first letter of a two-letter paint code identifies the body color. The second letter identifies the roof color. (For example, the combination 10-50 on a Pontiac would indicate the body finished in Starlight Black and the roof area in Cameo Ivory.) General Motors paint code plate for all models except Corvair and Corvette is located under the hood at the top of the firewall on the left or right of the upper shroud. Corvair paint code plate is on the left cross-rail in the engine compartment. Corvette paint code plate is on the instrument panel brace, below the glove compartment.
 

Paint Codes - Interior Colors

Color Name / Code Color Image Color Name / Code Color Image

Medium Gold
Lucite® Code - 9594L (semi-gloss)

Dark Blue Metallic
Lucite® Code - 9586LH (semi-gloss)
Lucite® Code - 9578LH (flat)

Dark Gold
Lucite® Code - 9590L (semi-gloss)
Lucite® Code - 9583L (flat)

Medium Red
Lucite® Code - 9528LH (semi-gloss)

Midnight Green Metallic
Lucite® Code - 9593LH (semi-gloss)
Lucite® Code - 9582LH (flat)

Dark Red
Lucite® Code - 9429LM (semi-gloss)
Lucite® Code - 9580LM (flat)

Medium Blue Metallic
Lucite® Code - 9585LH (semi-gloss)

Black
Lucite® Code - 88L (semi-gloss)
Lucite® Code - 4428L (flat)

NOTE: Unpolished LUCITE® will generally produce a gloss comparable to original interior semi-gloss finishes. If lower gloss is required, use 1/2 oz. DuPont #4528S flattening compound to a pint of unreduced color.

Trunk Colors (spatter finish)

Black - Gray - Aqua 389 - 259

 

 

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