2009 Pontiac G8 GXP

2009 Pontiac G8 GXP

Owner(s): Nick Paukner

City / State: Albert Lea, MN

Club(s): Torque Addicts Car Club

Builder: Nathan Hander/Nick Paukner

Engine Details: 376 cui. 6.2l v8 LS3, cammed, valvetrain upgrades, high pressure oil pump, 3600 stall triple disk FTI torque converter, 3.90 rear gears, polyurethane carrier bearing, 125 wet shot nitrous kit, Vararam cold air intake, Kooks longtube headers, 3" full exhaust, interior scan gauges

Fuel Injection/Carburetor: 880cc injectors, Walbro 450 fuel pump

Headers: Kooks longtubes

Exhaust / Mufflers: Cat delete, x-pipe, 3” straight pipes

Transmission: 65k mile 6l80e

Rear-end / Ratio: 3.90

Front Suspension: Stock

Front Brakes: Stock Brembo

Rear Suspension: Stock

Rear Brakes: Stock

Wheels: Stock Chrome 19”

Body Modifications: Painted front grilles, black Pontiac arrowhead, LS3 trunk badge, Morimoto 6000k HID kit

Hood: Stock

Paint Type / Color: Liquid Red

Gauges: Aeroforce Interceptor scan gauge, AEM wideband

Interior Goodies: Stock

Custom Pieces: G8 only dash gauge pod


Cool Story: I bought it with 187k miles, and it being a very rare car (1 of 1,829 GXP’s ever made) I took great care of it and took it from a 13 second car to an 11 second car. 223k miles and it still runs amazing.