Fully Rebuilt Pontiac 350 Running
Our freshly rebuilt Pontiac 350 running on the engine stand, ready to be installed.
1971 Pontiac Ventura II w/400 Pontiac engine making 430+ HP 11 seconds...
1971 Ventura II, Pontiac 400, TH350 w/Redneck 3500 converter, Ford 9" with two third members 3.70 trac-loc and 4.30 full spool. Engine .030 1971 Pontiac 400, oem 6.625" rods, oem "N" crank turned .010/.010, Comp Cams XE284H cam w/Crower cam saver lifters, and 1.60 Comp Cams Pro Magnum roller rockers. 1968 #16 heads, milled .035 to get 71cc chambers 2.11/1.77 valves. I ported the heads flowing 240+ cfm. Pro-Form 850 double pumper on a ported Torker II intake. Heads and Intake matched to the RA4 gaskets size fully blended. Ancient "ICE" brand Nitrous kit from the early 1980's, later bought out by Barry Grant re-named Nitrous Works plate kit.
General Motors Assembly Plant 1954-Buick, Oldsmobile, Pontiac
We go back in time as Browns Action tells us what it was like buiding brand new cars at the General Motors Factory back in the 1950's. http://www.swrnc.com or 972-420-1293
PONTIAC - The Glory Years! Part 1 of 5
(1956-93). Some great basic Pontiac history, along with the CARS and PEOPLE (Bunkie Knudsen, John Delorean, Jim Wangers, Pete Estes, etc) who made Pontiac great in those years. In 1956 Bunkie Knudsen was hired as Pontiac's General Manager. He was told by GM "Turn Pontiac around in 5 years or the division is gone". Within about a year he quickly assembled a great team. Knudsen was fortunate enough to pick up engineer John Delorean from Packard when that company closed, Delorean later became the father of the GTO and MANY Pontiac Innovations. Knudsen was also fortunate enough to lure a brilliant "Olds Rocket V8" engineer away from Oldsmobile---Pete Estes who helped the Pontiac V8 breath as well as it could.