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Driving a 1966 Pontiac Catalina 2+2 421 4 Speed

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


 


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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





'66 Pontiac Catalina 2+2 421HO
'66 Pontiac Catalina 2+2 421HO





Driving a 1964 4-speed Wildcat
Here is a little drive in a real-deal 2x4 4-speed Wildcat, stock 425, T-10 trans, 3.42 positrac, and carbs. It moves pretty good for a 4200lb full size boat (without passengers and so on). The T-10 has a cool whine to it, kind of like an M-21 or M-22. Just a fun drive around the block, with a little gratuitous acceleration.





409 CHEVY 4-SPEED VS 421 PONTIAC 3-DEUCES * VINTAGE STICK SHIFT CLASS * GREAT MEMORIES * WOW
Boy this rivalry really brings back memories of the Good Ole Days! 4-speeds and driving the car yourself instead of like today everything is done electronically for you. PAUSE IT AT .28 AND SEE "COUPEZILLA" IN THE TOP MIDDLE! SO COOL!





1962 Pontiac Catalina Super Duty 1 of 1
Rare all Aluminium 389 Dual Quad engine, built exclusively for Mickey Thompson. This is the only known running example. *SOLD!*





Driving a 1959 Chevrolet Bel Air 283 Stick Shift - ROAD TEST
We drive an original 1959 Chevrolet Bel Air with power pack 283, dual Exhaust, stick shift, overdrive, and posi.





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, Wide Open World of Youth 1966
1966 Dealer Announcement film, full line up of Pontiacs including the GTO, LeMans, Grand Prix and Bonneville.





Driving a 1966 Ford Fairlane GT 390 4 speed - ROAD TEST
We test drive a stock 1966 Ford Fairlane GT390 4 speed.





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.





1965 Pontiac 2+2 Catalina 421 Tri Power Sold!
Sold 12/12/2012 1965 Pontiac 2+2 Catalina with the Original, Matching numbers 421/376hp Tri Power is for sale! Sleek, Strong and ready... Call Tim Sleeman at: 586-838-0097, go to: http://sleemansclassiccars.com to see and read more. Sleemans CLassic cars. Michigan.





John Deere 850 Dozer With 3 Shank Ripper - Cuts in a New Road
John Deere 850 Dozer with 3 shank ripper carving a new road high up in the hills above Wauconda, Okanogan County, WA where pretty much anything goes....





Driving a 1961 Ford Galaxie 390 Stick - ROAD TEST
We test drive an original 1961 Galaxie Z code with stick shift and overdrive





12.06 second pass in a Buick 455 4 speed
I duct taped my camera to the seat and rowed gears. Car has gone 11.95 with this setup.





1961 Ford Fairlane 4 speed on the Column 390/401 HP
1961 Ford Fairlane 4 Speed on the Column with HiPo 390/401 HP.





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