PONTIAC - "The Super Duty Story" Part 1 of 3
Pontiac had an SD engine program in the late 50s early 60s, and
later/briefly again in 1973/74 with the SD455. This video is regarding the
FIRST Super Duty program.---In only a few years time during the late 50s
early 60s, Pontiac MORE THAN DOUBLED their V8's horsepower output (described
in this video), while using/keeping the same V8 engine block they used thru
1955-81. Even though the same block was kept, from 1955-62 the cubic inch
displacement grew much larger than the initial 287 cuber it started as in
1955. It grew to a 317 347 370 389 and finally a 421 cuber in 1962. It
eventually maxed out at 455 cubes in 1970. By 1970 ALL the other GM
divisions were producing engines at 454 or 455 cubes (500 for Cadillac).
PONTIAC WAS THE ONLY DIVISION still using the same block they used in the
1950s on engines that had a much smaller displacement -- 287 cubes. The
1955 287 displacement would remain the smallest displacement ever used in
the Pontiac V8 block all the way until 1980/81 when a 265V8 was produced.
Since less durability was required for the smaller displacement, the block
was decked/butchered/lightened on the 265/301v8s of 1980/81. Prior to 1980
the block had never been decked/butchered/lightened. The 1980/81 265/301v8
blocks were about 200 pounds lighter than the 1955-79 blocks, and only 25
pounds heavier than a Buick 231V6.
1951 Pontiac Chieftain Burnout
2000 Woodward Dream Cruise - The Poncho when she was still a four door.
1951 Pontiac Chieftain with Pontiac 455, Ram Air III Heads, TH350, Factory
Axle. Thanks Chooch for a classic vid!
Tony Bromley's 400 to 460 stroke Pontiac Dyno Pull | QMP Racing
550 torque @ 5800rpm
535hp @ 4000rpm
For those of you paying attention and noticed the numbers aren't the same
on the screenshot, its because we made another few runs, but didn't tape
them. We'll upload a pic soon.
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Best MUSCLE CAR Sounds of 2013
TURN UP YOUR SPEAKERS, THIS IS A GOOD ONE!
So another year almost over, it's time to recap some of the greatest MUSCLE
CARS and CLASSICS with those lovely V8 and Exhaust sounds that I caught on camera in 2013.
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Some of the upcoming events / places in 2014 that I will be attending:
Geneva International Motor Show, Monaco / Cannes (supercars), Helsinki
Cruising Night events (muscle cars), Unlimited Racing supercar event (June)
and a lot more!
Thanks to all my viewers so far and happy new year! See ya all again in
All the LOUD American Muscle Cars featured in this video:
- Supercharged Chevrolet Corvette C6 Z06
- Blown 1970 Dodge Charger
- 1968 Ford Mustang GT-390
- 1970 Dodge Challenger R/T 440 Magnum
- 800 HP 1973 Dodge Charger 605 cid / 9.9 L
- 1st Gen Dodge Viper RT/10
- Straight Pipe 1967 Ford Mustang 5.0
- 1970 Dodge Charger 500
- 700hp ZR6X Extreme Wide Body Corvette C6
- 1970 Plymouth 'Cuda 440
- 1970 Dodge Charger R/T SE 440 7.2L
- 1969 Chevrolet Camaro
SS 6.6 402
- Best SUPERCAR Sounds of 2013 http://youtu.be/krb26ZvXYpo
- ZR6X is BACK!! 700 HP Extreme Wide Body C6 Corvette - amazing V8 and Exhaust sound, REVS!!
- BULLITT!! 1968 Ford Mustang GT-390 Fastback "Bullitt" -
incredible V8 sound!! http://youtu.be/rcs7GR1YzPE
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1970 oldsmobile Cutlass Supreme 455 burnout
This is my 70 Cutlass it is a work in progress. It originally had the 350
rocket, I came across a 70 Cutlass S with the 455 rocket and switched the
motors. I had the 455 completely rebuilt before putting it in. I put it on
here to show whats been done so far. Thanks for looking. If you like videos
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Pontiac Banshee A Longer Look
The Banshee was a vision for what the Firebird could become. Of course,
this concept car could never be built exactly, too low on the road and it
wouldn't pass the safety and crash tests, but it was exciting. It
demonstrated that the problem with GM cars didn't sit on the designers'
shoulders. They were more than capable of dreaming up engaging and fun
vehicles that would set imaginations on fire.
1974 Pontiac Firebird Trans Am 455 exercise
Beautiful day today, perfect for a quick ride around the neighborhood. I
set up my camera on a tripod, tied everything down including taping the
height adjustment handle to keep anything from rattling, however there is
still a rattle from time to time, which seems to be from the camera itself,
being shaken internally by the rough idle. Oh well, can't do much about
that. Kept it fairly under control, didn't really speed very much, just a
short blast here and there, the engine overwhelms the tires too easily as
you can tell, so no flooring it. Noted the sound level with the T-tops in
as here is about 2X without. Got a message from YouTube once the video was
uploaded saying "we noticed your video was shaky". No kidding..!
another one of out free wrecks a 95 caprice ex rcmp/ex taxi good field car
till we hit a truck at 90km/hr in the mud still a great field car..
PONTIAC - stock Pontiac Super Duty 421v8/405hp vs stock Chevy 409v8/409hp on DYNO
WATCH THE VID TO SEE HOW CLOSE THEY Dyno TO THEIR FACTORY
405hp/409hp ratings. Growing up.....Pontiac/Oldsmobile old timers/EXPERTS
who taught me most of what I know, often told me Chevy rated their horsepower in a more
optimistic way than say Oldsmobile or Pontiac. I've even heard Pontiac
rated/tested their engines in a 100 degree room, compared to Chevy in a 60
degree room. These Dyno results seem to reflect
that some of what I heard was true. Both of these engines are great, but
the results do seem to show that Pontiac was not rating their horsepower worrying if it
would cause "songs to be written" about their engines .... like the great
song "She's real fine my 409"--(Chevy).
73 Pontiac Kicked Off The Track
My friend gets himself in trouble at a drag strip with his street car.
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