I asked for a discount and he gave me 15% off just for the asking! While available, the G8 took the place in the Pontiac lineup of both the , which ceased production after the 2005 model year, and the , which ceased production after the 2008 model year. It could also be something binding or perhaps a broken bracket. See if everything is moving as it should. The G8, a , was released in early 2008 for the 2008 in the United States, and in 2008 for the 2009 model year in Canada. The six-speed automatic was standard while a six-speed manual transmission was available. The G8 was the first rear-wheel drive four-door sedan sold under the Pontiac name since the 1986 and. Archived from on 20 July 2009.
However, in July 2009, made an off-hand comment during a press review that the G8 would be revived as the. The news was not planned to be officially announced until the in February. They would be sold in Australia in November and December, with production beginning on 2 November. On 4 July 2007 the first Pontiac G8 prototypes rolled out of the Elizabeth assembly plant in Australia. Stealth Blue was discontinued after the first batch of vehicles were shipped from Australia.
Unlike the G8, which was offered only as a sedan, Holden would be offering utility, sedan and wagon body variants of the G8. The vehicle is fitted with a large portrait format touch screen in the center console, replacing the clutter of controls common in police vehicles. Below you can browse the current inventory of used Pontiac G8 differentials sold by leading salvage yards across the United States. Pontiac G8 Overview Manufacturer Also called Middle East, South Africa Brazil Production December 2007 — June 2009 2008—2009 Assembly Australia: Body and chassis 2-door cancelled 4-door Related Powertrain 3. The G8 is the primary vehicle in the 2009 driving game,.
Our large network of salvage yards ensures that you'll be able to find used Pontiac G8 differentials quickly, all from the comfort and convenience of your home or office. I do reccomend a change of the rear lube around 50,000 miles or so. The gauges were simply replaced with a small storage compartment. The fluid is made by Castrol. The G8 differs from the Commodore mainly in frontal styling and interior details. The last Pontiac G8 rolled off the assembly line on June 19, 2009.
Meanwhile, Stealth Blue and Ignition Orange were unavailable for 2009 Stealth Blue having already been eliminated during 2008 model year production. I plan on getting another bottle and replacing this fluid again in like 3 months, I will essentially use this change as a flush since the out going lube was so dark black. Get multiple quotes from junk yards and auto wreckers who compete for your business. In March 2008, a commercial based on the 1980s ran nationally. Archived from on 7 July 2012. General production began 18 December 2007.
Nevertheless, General Motors announced the Chevrolet Caprice in 2009, which described as a successor to the G8. The then recently discontinued as well as the before it , also utilized the rear-wheel drive layout. With the imminent demise of the Pontiac brand, a result of , the 2009 model year marked the end of all Pontiacs, including the G8. The diff has carbon clutch discs. The G8 lineup also adds standard , with connectivity provided later in the year, and four new exterior color choices: Maverick Silver Metallic, Sport Red Metallic, Stryker Blue Metallic and Pacific Slate Metallic.
Have a helper bounce the car up and down while you watch the suspension work. Based on the , it was built on the same G8 platform with a 73-inch 1,900 mm cargo bed. But first get under there and have a good look. Inventory changes often so if you don't see the differentials that you need we can help you find it when you complete our. I have78,000 hard miles on my car. Subsequently, Lutz retracted this statement, citing market conditions. Finally, you can also check your vehicle title and registration documents.
The Sport Truck had the same 361 hp 269 kW , 6. And it seems I really did get a bit more mpg, though complete testing is continuing. The G8 was Pontiac's first since the and the coupe last sold in 2006. Also for 2009, the oil pressure and battery voltage gauges at the top of the center console were eliminated. Horsepower for both remained 415, with 415 lb. See also: The G8 is based on the , created by for the in the Australian market. However, at the time of the G8's release, Pontiac did offer the rear-wheel drive.
By July 2009, there were only 5,000 unsold G8s in inventory, with almost 30,700 sold. The castrol lube is is designed for our type of diff specifically. My mechanic took roughly an hour to do in the driveway. We'll do our best to help you find top-quality differentials at the best prices possible. One change in 2009 was the deletion of the center stack oil pressure and voltage gauges. By December 2008, the rear wheel drive G8 had not become the expected sales replacement for the previous front-drive models, with 11,000 unsold G8s in the inventory and just 13,000 sold.