even slightly more impressive, it's a "pattern" Judge. With a 4 speed. And all the parts were set aside for that day it got put together. Inside one of his Quonset huts, previous owner Duane had stored the original numbers-matching WS-code Ram Air III engine right down to the accessories, including the original alternator and date-coded water pump. "Everything is there except the starter."
A pattern Judge refers to the first 2,000 GTOs with the Judge option in 1969. There were a few deviations but pretty much all Carousel Red, black interior, four-speed, hood tachometer, 3.55 Safe-T-Track, 400 cu in and Ram Air III
Pontiac wanted to create a mass impact of 2,000 GTO Judges painted Carousel Red descending upon America at the same time. The Judge was supposed to be the rebirth of the original GTO concept, meaning pure performance without a bunch of cost-adding accessories. Just like the 1969 Super Bee and Road Runners