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1963 Tempest at Norwalk

Born To Late making a quarter mile pass at Pontiac National, Norwalk, OH.


 


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Nunzi's 1963 4 Cylinder Super Duty Tempest
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In car action 1965 GTO
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1963 Pontiac Tempest (Jim Thompson) 8 second pass
1963 Pontiac Tempest (Jim Thompson) 8 second pass





1965 Pontiac Tempest Wagon
http://www.barnfineclassics.com/inventory/1965-pontiac-tempest-wagon Here's a 65 Tempest wagon in amazing shape! It has a numbers matching 326ci V8 and a fresh 200-R4 4 speed automatic transmission! The engine has 18,000 miles on it since the rebuild so everything is in tip top condition! The car only has 92,000 original miles. The paint is in fantastic shape, especially considering it's 47 years old! It has restored 7x14 Rally II wheels with BFG tires, a new power brake system, new power steering pump, new power rear window motor, and tons of other new parts. The entire car has been gone through and is entirely mechanically sound. The interior has been restored using much of the original vinyl, has new carpet, a new headliner, new arm rests, and the AM radio works! Other options include front and rear sway bars, new 2 1/2 inch Exhaust and new splitters, new windshield and heater core, and way too much to list! Comes with a 4 barrel setup as well! This thing is ready for a road trip!





1963 Pontiac goes 8.55 in the quarter mile!
A & A Contract Customs Brokers 1963 Pontiac NHRA Race Car goes 8.55 in the quarter mile in Mission, B.C., Canada. See http://www.aacb.com/racing for more information





1961 Comet Dealer Training Film VS Pontiac Tempest - Part 1
This is a video of a 1961 Comet salesman film comparing the car to two other compacts from the time. The 1961 Pontiac Tempest . This is the original slide show with the original 33-1/3 RPM record sound. Comet dealers would show the slides and play the record for their salesmen to train them about the car and point out how it is better than the competition. Please go to http://www.61thriftpower.com/DVDsales.shtml for a DVD with (4) 1961 salesmen slide films, two TV commercials and 2 radio interviews conducted by Jac LeGoff with Mr Ben D Mills, Vice President of the Ford Motor Company and General Manager of The Lincoln, Mercury, Comet Division.





Crank 'Er UP!!! 421...Best Of Show!!!
Musclepalooza 2008, overattended!!!





World's Fastest Pontiac 6.27 @ 228mph
Rodney Butler sets both ends of the tradional Pontiac power record with his twin turbo 63 Tempest. Congrats to Rodney & Travis & the rest of the team. In the other lane John Welter Is getting it done with a 6.92 @ 199mph





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/





4Sale fastest street car ?? 2000 hp 1963 Pontiac LeMans
MORE PICS HERE!!! http://www.nelsonracingengines.com/pix-rides-63lemans.html NOT MY CAR!!! Just thought it was a cool video. This beast sports a twin turbo 522cid big block Chevy that screams out 1250hp on pump gas and a ridiculous 2000hp on race gas! Ever go 0 to 150mph in 5 seconds -- Butch can. Butch and his 3700lb Pontiac cruise the local streets (with parachute, of course) and run the quarter in 7 seconds. How many 70 year old men have the nuts to mash the throttle on 2000hp? Not sure, but Butch sure does. The Pontiac was transformed into this behemoth at Nelson Supercars. FOR SALE - 1963 PONTAIC LEMANS STREET/STRIP WARRIOR 522 CUBIC INCH TWIN turbo, INJECTED, INTERCOOLED, BIG BLOCK CHEVY MOTOR- MAKES 1250 HP ON PUMP GAS AND 2000 HP ON RACE GAS! CHASSIS IS A FULL TUBE FRAME CERTIFIED FOR 7.50 ET, A1 turbo 400 TRANSMISSION, PERFORMANCE DIFFERENTIAL, 9 INCH REAR END. FUEL SYSTEM- PRODUCT ENGINEERING DUAL STAGE PUMP HARD LINED WITH BULK HEADS ALL THE WAY TO THE ENGINE, COOLING SYSTEM -RON DAVIS RADIATOR AND AIR TO AIR Intercooler. COMES WITH SPARE RIMS AND TIRES- 1 SET FOR STREET AND ONE FOR TRACK. THE CAR WAS JUST COMPLETELY REPAINTED. THIS IS THE FASTEST THING WITH CURRENT REGISTRATION YOUR GOING TO FIND! OWNERS WIFE SAYS IT'S TOO FAST AND HE'S GOT TO GET RID OF IT - FIRST $79.500.00 TAKES IT. OVER $50K IN THE NELSON RACING ENGINE ALONE. www.nelsonracingengines.com





Little Big Chief 1
1962 Pontiac Tempest. One of my passes to get my NHRA license. Not my best run but the best video I have.





'59 Catalina 10.49
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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).





1963 Pontiac Tempest/ Cold Start
April 10th, 2011 Per Request of e-Bay bidders, I took video of my Tempest (Auction number 280654362489) running from cold start 3 minutes in to warm up so bidders could get a feel for what condition the motor is in. Also see other video of footage from under the hood with motor running.





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1969 Pontiac Tempest Custom S: 9.250 @ 148.500
Kristinn Rúdólfsson, Engine: 464cid traditional Pontiac., Supercharger: n/a Turbos: Single 88mm. Tires: 29.5/10.5 W M/T


1961 Pontiac Tempest coupe: 9.870 @ 135.500
david Hanson, Engine: 461 c.i. pontiac, Tires: 33x10.5x15 MT


1964 Pontiac Tempest : 10.718 @ 123.850
Jim Taylor, Engine: 400, Supercharger: No Turbos: No Tires: M-T/Goodyear 29/11


1969 Pontiac Tempest sedan: 11.851 @ 114.610
Brian Baker, Engine: Pontiac 455, Tires: MT 29.5 x 9


1967 Pontiac Tempest : 12.572 @ 111.700
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