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.
Buick Olds Pontiac Drag Race Day Part1.mp4
This is part 1 of the entire video for our Buick, Olds and Pontiac day at
the local dragstrip. It doesn't have any added music tracks etc. Just the
sounds of the track.
1962 Pontiac Catalina 421 Super Duty - Gateway Motorsports Park - Huge Wheelie
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This is a video of an awesome 9 Second, 1962 Pontiac Catalina. This Super
Stock Pontiac was racing in the Nostalgia Drags at Gateway Motorsports
Park, just outside of St. Louis, MO. It's an original 421 Super Duty car
and man do they have it set up right. This thing hooks hard and leaves
straight every time. Definitely nothing wrong with a mid 9 second quarter
mile at 143 mph. I thought you might get a kick out of that huge wheelie he
pulled on the one run. I hope you found it interesting....thanks for
Gateway Motorsports Park
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1955 Pontiac Laurentian Convertible
Rare Canadian produced '55 Pontiac Laurentian Convertible, these cars were
built in Canada with a special body & chassis. According to records,
approximately 660 of these convertibles were built in 1955 and it is
unknown how many survive today. This example is powered by the stout 235
cubic inch inline 6 cylinder engine and is a pleasure to drive. Not an
American Star Chief, these cars were actually shorter and the bodies were
proportionally different. Enjoy the ride & tour. Please subscribe to keep
up with my classic car videos. - Samspace81
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1966 Pontiac Catalina Convertible - Stock #5916 - Gateway Classic Cars St. Louis
For sale in our St. Louis showroom is a stunning 1966 Pontiac Catalina
Convertible. This Catalina holds many of the 60s styling curves and
luxurious interior features. The exterior is painted in a great looking Red
Victory Sunglow that matches the two toned interior. The interior is
comprised of white vinyl and red piping. With the top down you will not be
unnoticed. This Pontiac has just 110,001 actual miles with plenty of life
left. Under the hood you will find the original, numbers matching 389 CID
V8 2BBL engine and turbo Hydramatic
transmission. The 389 V8s received a number of revisions including thinner
wall block castings. The standard engine for Catalina models was the 389
two-barrel rated at 256 horsepower. Other options
include: AM/FM Radio, Automatic Convertible Top, Vinyl Interior, Radial
Tires, and 8-Lug Wheels. The car was owned and restored by an owner who had
it for 16 years! Since then the Catalina was stored inside and well
maintained. New to the car includes: rechromed bumpers, trunk panels,
emblems and trim, suspension components, convertible top and motor. This
Pontiac represents a part of history in which long open road cruises were
ideal. Bring back the nostalgic feeling by putting the top down and
cruising off into the sun. To view this Pontiac Catalina in greater detail,
including an HD video, please visit www.gatewayclassiccars.com or our St.
Louis showroom. For more information please call 618-271-3000.
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1969 Pontiac GTO Judge, 625 hp 455, 10 sec. Drag Race Car
This is a short video with some of the best clips from my other GTO videos.
If you want more details about the car, it's construction and evolution,
check out my first/oldest GTO video (its 7:02 long). I hope you enjoy this
video and Thanks for watching.
62 Pontiac 421, 4 speed
Putting the front sheet metal on my friends 62 Pontiac Catalina. Factory
421, 4 speed tri power car.
John Labuda's 1956 Pontiac Drag Car
John Labuda has built a rare and beautiful example of a 1956 Pontiac drag
car. As you can see in the video, the car was built for fun and racing, not
just to look at! Filmed at the PA Gasser Nationals in Beaver Springs, PA;
Beaver Springs Dragway.
1958 Pontiac Bonneville Fuel Injected Classic Muscle Car for Sale in MI Vanguard Motor Sales
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WOW OH MY GOSH I HAVE ONLY READ ABOUT THEM
THIS IS A MATCHING #S 1958 PONTIAC (FUEL INJECTED) BONNEVILLE ULTRA RARE (I
HAVE NEVER SEEN ONE IN MY WHOLE LIFE)!!!. I was VERY LUCKY to ride in a
friends 1957 Pontiac Bonneville Fuel Injected Convertible more than a few
times, BUT!!!!! Here is THE RARE OF THE VERY RARE!!!! A 1958 PONTIAC
BONNEVILLE FACTORY FUEL INJECTED 2 door hardtop for your consideration!!! I
HAVE NEVER SEEN ONE IN OVER 40 years of being in the old car hobby, NEVER!!
I have seen a few 58 TRI POWER BONNEVILLE'S, BUT NEVER a 58 FUEL INJECTED
CAR!!! There were just (630), 1957 Pontiac FUEL INJECTED cars built, and
all were Bonneville convertibles. When 1958 came along there were only
(400) FUEL INJECTED BONNEVILLE CARS BUILT (TOTAL) BETWEEN CONVERTIBLES AND
HARDTOPS!!! So this 58 FI Bonneville is NO DOUBT ONE OF THE RAREST OF ALL
GENERAL MOTORS CARS EVER TO BE PRODUCED!!! AND SHE IS A BEAUTY AND WITH NO
RUST EVER, AND I MEAN NO RUST EVER!!!! She has had one repaint (THE PAINT
IS DROP DEAD GORGEOUS)!! !! (SHE IS AS STRAIGHT AS AN ARROW) and still
sports her ORIGINAL INTERIOR, NOT A REDONE INTERIOR, ITS ORIGINAL
INTERIOR!! The chrome and stainless on this magnificent car is really
SPECTACULAR!! She has Power Steering and Power Brakes for ease of driving
and she has all 4 of her perfect original hubcaps!! The 370 Cu In Pontiac
FI motor is backed up to its original 4 spd. HYDRA MATIC transmission! She
is missing (NOTHING AT ALL) from all of the correct original FUEL INJECTION
PARTS to her correct Exhaust tips!!!
She lacks nothing accept a new home in some ones very special collection,
or at home in your garage!! Or perhaps for a SPECIAL NIGHT OUT ON THE TOWN
IN A CAR THAT (ONLY YOU) WILL HAVE AT ANY CAR SHOW YOU CHOOSE TO PULL
INTO!!! AND THIS I PUT IN STONE!!! You WILL NEVER FIND THE CHANCE TO OWN
SUCH A FIND AGAIN!!! If you are a serious Pontiac collector, or for that
matter just a car nut and want something in a car that is truly TIMELESS,
BREATHTAKING, AND BEAUTIFUL in D ESIGN!! Then this 58 FI Bonneville is a
must have car!!! SHE IS TRULY A MASTER OF ENGINEERING DESIGN!! BEAUTY IS
MORE THAN JUST SKIN DEEP AFTER ALL!!
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