Artist Series – Photo Frame Urn – Dark Cherry – B042-XL – 175 cu. in. – 1967 GTO

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Each urn is hand signed by the artist, James Knake, a professional illustrator/graphic designer with a B.F.A in Illustration from Ringling College of Art & Design.  Read more about James below.

MDF Wood photo frame urn with dark cherry stain and glass front.

Slide-out panel for photo makes it possible to change the photo without disturbing the cremains.  Loads from the back and securely closes with metal screw. 

Outer Dimensions:  8.5″ L x 6″ W x 5.5″ D

Inside Dimensions:  7.5″ x 4.5″ x 5.25″

Photo Size: 5″ x 7″

Capacity: 175 cu. in.

The GTO underwent a few styling changes in 1967. The louver-covered tail lights were replaced with eight tail lights, four on each side. Rally II wheels with colored lug nuts were also available in 1967. The GTO emblems located on the rear part of the fenders were moved to the chrome rocker panels. Also the grill was changed from a purely split grill, to one that shared some chrome.

The 1967 GTO came in three body styles:

  • Hardtop – 65,176 produced
  • Convertible – 9,517 produced
  • Sports coupe – 7,029 produced

The GTO also saw several mechanical changes in 1967. The Tri-Power carburetion system was replaced with a single 4-barrel Rochester Quadrajet carburetor. The 389 engine received a larger cylinder bore 4.12 inches (104.6 millimetres) for a total displacement of 400 cubic inches (6,554.8 cubic centimetres; 6.6 litres) V8. The 400 cubic inch engine was available in three models: economy, standard, and high output. The economy engine used a two-barrel carburetor rather than the Rochester Quadrajet and produced 265 hp (198 kW) at 4400 rpm, and 397 lb⋅ft (538 N⋅m) at 3400 rpm. The standard engine produced 335 hp (250 kW) at 5000 rpm, and the highest torque of the three engines at 441 lb⋅ft (598 N⋅m) at 3400 rpm. The high output engine produced the most power for that year at 360 hp (365 PS; 268 kW) @ 5100 rpm, and a maximum torque of 438 lb⋅ft (594 N⋅m; 61 kg⋅m) @ 3600 rpm [12] [13] [14]. Emission controls were fitted in GTOs sold in California.

The 1967 model year required new safety equipment. A new energy-absorbing steering column was accompanied by an energy-absorbing steering wheel, padded instrument panel, non-protruding control knobs, and four-way emergency flashers. A shoulder belt option was also featured, and the brake master cylinder was now a dual reservoir unit with a backup hydraulic circuit.

The two-speed automatic transmission was also replaced with a three-speed Turbo-Hydramatic TH-400. The TH-400 was equipped with a Hurst Performance dual-gate shifter, called a “his/hers” shifter, that permitted either automatic shifting in “drive” or manual selection through the gears. Front disc brakes were also an option in 1967.[15]

GTO sales for 1967 totaled 81,722.

About the Artist:

James Knake is a professional illustrator/graphic designer with a B.F.A in Illustration from Ringling College of Art & Design. He has had a fascination with cars since he was a young boy. Always playing with car toys and building models. While in high school, he was hanging around with the guys who had Camaros, GTOs, Mustangs, anything fast with a big motor! James became obsessed with Muscle Cars from the 60’s and 70’s. After high school he purchased an old beat up 1967 Pontiac Firebird for $300 and proceeded to spend his time fixing it up and learning on the go. Bodywork, engine rebuilding, electrical systems, you name it. He sold that car years ago, but his love for classic muscle cars continues to this day. Now James has turned his attention to illustrating them. He decided to start painting some of his favorite cars from the 50’s, 60’s and 70’s.

To purchase large signed prints visit the website at www.classiccarartist.com. Sizes are 11 x 14 – 16 x 20 – 18 x 24