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Rare all Aluminium 389 Dual Quad engine, built exclusively for Mickey Thompson. This is the only known running example. *SOLD!*


 


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Big Burnouts: 1964 Pontiac Catalina Safari - /BIG MUSCLE
If you haven't figured it out by now, we love wagons on this show. To some they're a misunderstood breed, but to those in the know, they're amazing. Not only were the wagons of yesteryear known for their styling, but their capacity to haul as much cargo as a modern day pickup. This 1964 Pontiac Catalina Safari started off life as a Police Wagon, but was transformed by its owner into the kick-ass, tire-shredding monster you see here. With a Nelson Racing Engines 468 cid big-block under the hood, some updated suspension bits and a killer look, this big green machine is outside-the-box styling at its best. Owner: • Mike Artman





Wide-Track: 1959 Bonneville - /BIG MUSCLE
Owner: • Chuck Cushner Slathered in Lamborghini orange paint and exuding a presence that is anything but subtle, this 1959 Bonneville is a car that represents a peak time in American automotive design. It was drafted before government mandates and regulations stifled imagination and creativity, and takes us back to an era when we still looked to the stars for inspiration. This is a car that will stop you dead in your tracks and make you truly long for the days when chrome was King, gas was a mere .25¢ per gallon, and where Elvis Presley was the greatest thing the public had ever heard.





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.





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).





Driving a 1963 Pontiac Catalina 389 Tri Power 4 Speed
We test drive an original 1963 Pontiac Catalina 389 Tri-Power 4 speed.





Chevy and Pontiac graveyard. Melbourne,Australia.
So many of these graveyards exist all over the world. This one from right here in Melbourne,Australia. Where in Melbourne this place is i don't know. These are all original rhd's too.All Aussie assembled and sold new here. There should be a law against this. These old analogue pics were given to my brother about 10 years ago now by an old workmate of his. The pics were already quite old back then,so much so that the guy couldn't remember where this place was. These pics are definately from the 80s and there is a red kodak stamp on the back of each photo with 'dec 85' next to it. I'm convinced that's the date they were developed.





1962 Pontiac Catalina Tri-Power
Here is a full-size '62 Pontiac packing a lil' something extra for you. Enjoy the video.





Driving a 1966 Pontiac Catalina 2+2 421 4 Speed
We test drive a stock 1966 Pontiac 2+2 421 4 speed.





1962 Pontiac Grand Prix Classic Muscle Car for Sale in MI Vanguard Motor Sales
http://www.ClassicCarBuyingSecrets.com Click now for an instant download on "How to Avoid the 7 Deadliest Mistakes of Buying a Classic Car Online"! The 1962 Pontiac Grand Prix was one of the first in a long line of GM's "Personal Luxury" cars. Pontiac's answer to the Ford Thunderbird, slotted as a luxury, performance, mid-size car, between the larger Bonneville and the smaller Tempest in the Pontiac lineup. The 1962 Grand Prix was the 1st of the B-body based 1st Generation (1962-1968). The GP was introduced as a lone hardtop model, based on the Catalina platform but available with bigger engines and many more options. The new Grand Prix was at the top of the line and sported a clean style exterior with a sporty and luxurious interior that featured Morrokide-covered bucket seats, a console, floor shift, tachometer, and rear speaker. The classic split-nose featured a fine-mesh grille design, topped with the classic checkered flag badge. The Grand Prix was available with either three or four speed manual transmission in addition to the floor-shift automatic. Overall though, this pre-muscle car was about subtle power, and a rolling, understated class, which it had in spades. Vanguard Motor Sales is proud and excited to present this extensively restored 1962 Pontiac Grand Prix. You would spend over $60,000 to do this car from scratch. The laser straight, rust-free body is painted stunning Raspberry Pearl. All of the chrome and stainless trim shines like new. The door lips, trunk jamb and all of the margins are beautiful. Take a look at the undercarriage, and you will find the same Raspberry Pearl paint. The trunk is finished in the same high quality paint, with a fresh mat and a spare. Even the trunk light works. This car has been extremely well cared for and it shows. Take a peek under the hood and you will find the V8 motor. We are not sure if it is a 421 or a 389, as they have the same block ID, but she purrs like a kitten either way. You will also notice how well detailed the engine bay is, and that the fender walls look amazing painted black. The automatic transmission shifts on a dime, and the power steering and power drum brakes keep this GP between the lines. To top off the killer looks of this car, chrome American Racing wheels sit at all four corners (17" front, and 20" rear). Check out this custom interior! The seats, carpet and headliner are new. There are seatbelts for four. Everything works in this car, including the AM/FM cassette radio, remote mirror, heat and gauges. The center console with floor shifter and mounted tachometer is in perfect working condition. This is a comfortable cruiser that turns heads where ever she goes. This is one beautifully restored show stopping Grand Prix. You don't see these everyday. This is a Pontiac that you can take to the local show or cruise with pride. Don't wait, call us today! This Raspberry Pearl Pontiac won't last long! 248-974-9513 www.vanguardmotorsales.com





Awesome 1962 Catalina (That's nice!)
a 1962 Pontiac Catalina at the Cruisin' Grand car & truck show. Slide show photos by John Douglas Parran





Nunzi's 1963 4 Cylinder Super Duty Tempest
Nunzi at Atco on his shakedown runs with the 4cylinder SD Tempest. We will repost new runs once the necessary changes are made. Going for the 11's. Thanks to my son Tony for his hard work and the gang for their help, Kenan(camera man),Andy, Matt, Jones.





American Muscle Car - S02E02 - 1959-1963 Pontiac 421 Super Duty
http://www.facebook.com/pages/199919191991991/117872974990642 The American Musclecar series relives that incredible time when Detroit produced the most outrageous cars ever to hit the street. From the car that started it all, the 1964 Pontiac GTO, experience the glory days of power and speed through the stories of those who lived and breathed it then. This 2-disc set features twelve half-hour episodes devoted to each extraordinary muscle car from that magical era. Disc 1 Pontiac Firebird Trans Am 1959-1963 Pontiac 421 Super Duty Ford Fairlane GT & Torino Talladega 427 Cobra 1963-1967 Chevrolet Corvette Camaro Z/28 Disc 2 Dodge Daytona and Plymouth Superbird The Mopar Super Stockers American Motors AMX Dodge Challenger TA and Plymouth AAR 'Cuda Buick Regal GNX 1955-1957 Chevrolet Bel Air





1962 Pontiac Grand Prix - First year of the Grand Prix!
First year of the Grand Prix, only 30,195 built for '62. Give this car a thumbs up (and share!) if you think it's as amazing as I do! This car is 100% restored. Powered by a new 468 with approx 3000 miles, dual Edlebrock 4 Barrel carbs.700R w/ overdrive transmission, posi-trac rear end 3.42. Interior is perfect, which is the factory installed original, not a mark any where. Also perfect: carpet, headliner, dash, console, glove box, Wonder bar radio w/ factory rear speaker. Exterior is also perfect, repainted 5 years ago, as you can see from the pictures, not a blemish anywhere. 8 Lug wheels http://www.hotautoweb.com/classics/1962-grand-prix





1962 Pontiac Catalina 421 Super Duty - Gateway Motorsports Park - Huge Wheelie
Be sure to check us out on Facebook at: https://www.facebook.com/RamblinAroundTV 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 watching! Gateway Motorsports Park Website: http://www.gatewaymsp.com YouTube: http://www.youtube.com/gatewaymsp Facebook: http://www.facebook.com/GatewayMSP Ramblin Around TV: Website: http://www.ramblinaround.tv YouTube: http://www.youtube.com/ramblinaround Facebook: http://www.facebook.com/ramblinaroundtv Background music is: Slow Burn Genre: Blues Time: 3:49 Instruments: Guitar, Organ, Bass, Kit 84 BPM (Andante - Medium Speed) ISRC: USUAN1100609 Slow Burn by Kevin MacLeod is licensed under a CC Attribution 3.0. http://incompetech.com/music/royalty-free/index.html?isrc=USUAN1100609.





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