Performance & Hotrod Business February '14

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A mural on the hood of a solider with his helmet off symbolizes loss. high energy ignition (HEI) and K&N filter. The drivetrain features a Muncie 4-speed with a Hurst shifter. The GTO's custom interior includes twotoned black and red leather seats with red stitching; Special Forces logos are embossed on the front and rear seats. Other interior features include Remy Racing steering box, custom Grant steering wheel, Custom Auto Sound radio and speakers, and stock gauges and heating system. The exterior of Calero's convertible received many distinctive touches. The vehicle was painted in Starlight Black and Cardinal Red with special airbrushing by Medford, N.Y.based Island Air Custom Services to separate the two colors. All of the GTO's chrome was prepared with epoxy etching primer and sprayed with PPG Hot Rod Black. "You put that car next to another GTO and it's going to be a unique piece because of February 2014 PHBFEB_52-77.indd 71 n Performance & Hotrod Business n 71 1/2/14 4:38 PM

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