Packer Pontiac

Super-Duty 1961 Pontiac Catalina, expertly and exactly recreated with the help of the original owner, Stan Antlocer. 389 tri-power, four speed. Exact duplicate of the original bruiser which terrorized Detroit Dragway in 1961 and 1962. Car has run 12:85 @107 with stock Super-Duty 389 engine and Nunzi Headers.

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Restoration Of Two Very Rare Pontiac Super Duty Cheese Cars
http://www.thorpesbodyandcorvetteshop.com/ The muscle before the GTO. Meet the GTOs BIG Sister Two very rare Pontiacs here my friends. !963 Pontiac Super Duty Cheese Car Catalinas.Some great shots of the all aluminum headers. Complete aluminum front clipand bumper. The Union Park car is presently up for sale. Let say one thing. The Munk car sold at auction for $450.000 aaaaaaaand then came to us for freshing up right. Thorpes Corvette Shop 618-632-8080 http://www.thorpesbodyandcorvetteshop.com/





Muscle Car Of The Week Video Episode #89: 1962 Pontiac Catalina Super Duty Super Stock Video
http://www.musclecaroftheweek.com - This week, we dive into drag racing history once again with a 1962 Pontiac Catalina Super Duty, featuring the race-bred 421 V8 and the aluminum front body panels. This car was successfully campaigned by the Packer Pontiac team driven by Howard Maseles. In it's day, this car ran the quarter in 11.73 at 118 MPH, good enough for a national NHRA Super Stock record. Today, it is one of the many historical Muscle Cars in the Brothers Collection.





1961 Pontiac Catalina - final
1961 Pontiace Catalina





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).




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