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.
• Mike Artman
Wide-Track: 1959 Bonneville - /BIG MUSCLE
• 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.
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).
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 Grand Prix Classic Muscle Car for Sale in MI Vanguard Motor Sales
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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"
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!
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
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.
Pontiac Firebird Trans Am 1959-1963
Pontiac 421 Super Duty
Ford Fairlane GT & Torino Talladega
427 Cobra 1963-1967
Chevrolet Corvette Camaro Z/28
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
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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Instruments: Guitar, Organ, Bass, Kit
84 BPM (Andante - Medium Speed)
Slow Burn by Kevin MacLeod is licensed under a CC Attribution 3.0.