1966-67 Pontiac GTO Headlight Bezels

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The overall exterior appearance of a classic 1966-67 GTO can be significantly degraded if the headlight bezels are in bad shape. Even if the paint and body work on a car is perfect, damaged or ill-fitting headlight bezels will unfortunately stick out like sore thumbs due to their prominent and eye-catching location on the front of the car. Original Parts Group Inc., (OPGI) has addressed this problem with precision die-cast zinc headlight bezels that are the most authentic and finest-fitting reproductions available.

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2015 Edition 1978-88 El Camino, Monte Carlo & Malibu Restoration Parts Catalog

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Original Parts Group Inc. (OPGI), the industry’s leading supplier and manufacturer of restoration and high-performance parts for classic GM cars since 1982, is pleased to announce the availability of the 2015 edition of the 1978-88 El Camino, Monte Carlo & Malibu restoration parts catalog. The new catalog for 2015 includes nearly every part needed to restore your General Motors classic. From interior and body parts to engine parts, sheet metal, bright trim and everything in between, OPGI offers the widest selection and best prices on the highest-quality parts for your El Camino/Monte Carlo/Malibu restoration project.

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Rent a Classic Car

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After years of working in the mortgage business, Scott Shinn and his wife Candi had a desire to abandon the corporate life and do something different. While driving along parts of the old Route 66 highway on vacation, the couple from North Carolina thought “Wouldn’t this be an awesome journey in a classic car, just the way it would have been 50 years ago?” It didn’t take the Shinns much time to realize that no such opportunity existed unless you already owned a road-worthy classic car and were willing to drive it cross-country.

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2015 Edition 1954-76 Cadillac Restoration Parts Catalog

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Original Parts Group Inc. (OPGI), the industry’s leading supplier and manufacturer of restoration and high-performance parts for classic GM cars since 1982, is pleased to announce the availability of the 2015 edition of the 1954-76 Cadillac restoration parts catalog. The new catalog for 2015 includes nearly every part needed to restore your classic Cadillac. From interior and body parts to engine parts, sheet metal, bright trim and everything in between, OPGI offers the widest selection and best prices on the highest-quality parts for your Cadillac restoration project.

Even if you already have an older OPGI Cadillac catalog, you will still need a new 2015 catalog to keep up with all of the new parts and other invaluable information that have been added within the last year. OPGI Restoration Parts Catalogs are comprehensive automotive resources packed with valuable information, helpful tips and insights, making them valuable restoration tools on their own.

Many great catalogs to choose from! OPGI also offers great restoration parts catalogs for the following classic GM cars:

1964-77 Chevelle, El Camino/Malibu

1978-88 El Camino, Monte Carlo/Malibu

1970-77 Monte Carlo

1964-73 GTO, 1961-73 Tempest/LeMans

1961-77 Cutlass, F-85/4-4-2

1961-72 Skylark, Special, GS/GSX

1963-76 Rivera

1962-77 Pontiac Grand Prix and 1959-76 Bonneville/Catalina

All OPGI catalogs are completely free and available by mail, phone or through the OPGI website.

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OPGI’s 1963 Cadillac Eldorado Hardtop

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In addition to the primary business of supplying and manufacturing restoration and high-performance parts for classic GM cars, Original Parts Group Inc. (OPGI) also builds up its own restored cars for use as display vehicles at trade shows, car shows and other special events. The schedule for building display vehicles coincides directly with the annual Specialty Equipment Market Association (SEMA) show held each November in Las Vegas, Nevada, as OPGI displays a newly restored display car at every show.

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2015 Edition 1962-77 Pontiac Grand Prix & 1959-76 Bonneville/Catalina Restoration Parts Catalog

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Original Parts Group Inc. (OPGI), the industry’s leading supplier and manufacturer of restoration and high-performance parts for classic GM cars since 1982, is pleased to announce the 2015 edition of the 1962-77 Pontiac Grand Prix and 1959-76 Bonneville/Catalina restoration parts catalog—the most comprehensive Pontiac parts resource available anywhere. The new catalog for 2015 includes nearly every part needed to restore your classic Pontiac. From interior and body parts to engine parts, sheet metal, bright trim and everything in between, OPGI offers the widest selection and best prices on the highest-quality parts for your classic car restoration project.

Even if you already have an older OPGI Grand Prix/Bonneville/Catalina catalog, you will still need a new 2015 catalog to keep up with all of the new parts and other invaluable information that have been added within the last year. OPGI Restoration Parts Catalogs are comprehensive automotive resources packed with valuable information, helpful tips and insights, making them valuable restoration tools on their own.

Order your free 2015 catalog today and experience more than 300 full-color pages filled with essential parts and accessories for your 1962-77 Pontiac Grand Prix and 1959-76 Bonneville/Catalina restoration.

Many great catalogs to choose from! OPGI also offers great restoration parts catalogs for the following classic GM cars:

1964-77 Chevelle, El Camino/Malibu

1978-88 El Camino, Monte Carlo/Malibu

1970-77 Monte Carlo

1964-73 GTO, 1961-73 Tempest/LeMans

1961-77 Cutlass, F-85/4-4-2

1961-72 Skylark, Special, GS/GSX

1963-76 Rivera

1954-76 Cadillac

All OPGI catalogs are completely free and available by mail, phone or through the OPGI website.

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OPGI Showtime 2015

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It’s time to get ready for the Original Parts Group Car Show again! Celebrating 33 years of manufacturing and retailing GM restoration parts and accessories, Original Parts Group, Inc. (OPGI) is once again hosting its annual free Classic Car Show at the OPGI headquarters in Seal Beach, California on Saturday, April 11th, 2015. The combination of perfect spring weather, great classic cars and a variety of restoration and aftermarket accessory vendor displays along with some great food, create the perfect backdrop for a Southern California day of fun in the sun.

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Taking on Tesla One Bolt at a Time

Chevy BoltGeneral Motors (GM) is moving quickly toward an all-electric future with the introduction of its new Chevrolet Bolt concept car at the recent Detroit auto show. Called a “real game changer” by the automaker, the Bolt could turn out to be a serious competitor for the current leading all-electric brands Tesla and Nissan.

The Bolt differs from Chevy’s existing gas-electric hybrid Volt and other extended range electric vehicles on the market in that it will be a battery-powered sedan with an all-electric 200-mile range. The now-familiar Volt can travel 50 miles on the battery and achieve some 400 miles when the range-extending gasoline engine kicks in to recharge the battery during long trips. In contrast, GM says the new Bolt will deliver “range anxiety-free” performance since it doesn’t require a gasoline engine or a recharge for trips up to 200 miles.

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Chevy’s New Smart Lights

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Most anyone who has driven a car knows that when the “idiot lights” on your dashboard light up, it is never a good thing. Although the “idiot lights” are designed to inform the driver that there is a problem with the car’s mechanical or electrical systems, when one or more such warning lamps actually do light up, the lamps do not give any data on exactly what the problem is. The “idiot light” that is probably the most familiar to most divers is the dreaded “check engine” light, and anyone who has experienced that particular warning knows that the lamp does not give the driver any specific information on what system might be faulty. The “check engine” light tells you that there is a problem somewhere, but it doesn’t tell you anything more than that, and by the time the light comes on there is a good chance that some damage to the vehicle has already occurred.

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Back to the Pinnacle of Premium: Cadillac on the Move

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Despite sagging Cadillac sales in the U.S. last year, General Motors (GM) is making some changes in order to improve the luxury brand and help it better compete with import rivals BMW and Mercedes. GM sold just 170,000 Cadillacs in 2014, a number that was down 6.5 percent from 2013, while BMW sales were up 10 percent and Mercedes grew 6.5 percent over the same period.

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