Mecum Auction Presents - Lot # S117 1961 Pontiac Ventura
Arnie Beswick's 1961 "Passionate Poncho" Ventura still ranks as one of the most successful Pontiac factory-built racecars of all time. This Bristol Blue hardtop came from the factory as a 389/348 Tri-Power car with the Super Duty heads and camshaft shipped in the trunk. Once installed, the horsepower was raised to 363 horsepower, a number intentionally underrated by the factory. This is the car that Beswick drove to the '61 Daytona Winternationals and won with. Arnie went on to win a large number of Super Stock races throughout the country that season, solidifying his place as a major player in the Super Stock, A/FX and Funny Car wars of the 1960s. This car is an exceptional example of the breed, verified by Mr. Beswick himself. It is finished in the original race livery and is in its correct 1961 race configuration.
Lot # 117 1961 Pontiac Ventura Super Duty 389 Arnie Beswick Superstock
Pontiac Transam Firebird 2014
2014 Pontiac Firebird ss -- There's no shortage of power behind the wheel
of a 2014 pontiac firebird or the 2014, for that matter. Yet there could be
yet another 20 or so ponies under the hood come 2014, base ding on the
latest rumors. Geared up with an LS3 engine and manual transmission, the
present 2014 pontiac firebird cranks out a solid 426 horse power. Also the
slightly weaker L99/automatic combination goes to 400 horsepower. However anxiety
of competitors from the lighter, in a similar way powerful 2014 Ford Horse
5.0 is the mentioned motivation for the power grab. Getting additional
power from the LS3 and L99 would certainly be less complicated and more
economical than chopping significant weight from the 2014 pontiac firebird
3,800-pound-ish total amount, and it will help equal the quicker 412-horsepower 2014
pontiac firebird GT, specifically at the bother strip. No to 60 miles per
hour times could be trimmed even additionally from their already-quick
4.6-second range presently. Additionally slated for 2014 are significant
indoor upgrades, which could make the await one more year well worth the
ache of doing without a 2014 pontiac firebird for twelve months. Obviously,
the arrival of the 2014 pontiac firebird Convertible, due out early
following year, will certainly make that wait much more challenging for
2014 Pontiac Firebird Convertible
The basic 2014 pontiac firebird design $23,200 comes with the 3.6-liter V6
and 6-speed manual transmission. Not a bare-bones design, It additionally
comes with fabric furniture, by hand operated a/c, power windows, power
locks, power mirrors, boat trip command, telescopic wheel, six-speaker
AM/FM/XM / CD/MP3 stereo, Bluetooth, On Star with turn-by-turn route
assistance for 6 months, minimal slip differential, 18-inch steel tires.
Rates are Producer's Suggested Retail Prices and do not include the
2014 pontiac firebird SS $31,850 features the 6.2-liter V8, a Tremec
6-speed manual gearbox same as Corvette with restricted slip differential,
and the Sport towel seats. The 2014 pontiac firebird has unique outdoor
trim, a beefier suspension, 20-inch colored light weight aluminum tires,
and four-piston Brembo disc brakes. The 2SS $3,600 upgrades to
leather-appointed seats, heated front seats, rearview camera,
multi-function auxiliary evaluates, head-up screen, Bluetooth, PDIM
wireless complementary device control, Universal residence remote, guiding
wheel-mounted commands, auto-dimming mirror, heated mirrors. There's a new
optional suspension plan for the 2014 pontiac firebird designs, called FE4.
The 2014 pontiac firebird scandal sheet bundle $1,375 features the retro
hood and deck red stripes, HID headlamps with incorporated LED halo rings,
20-inch light weight aluminum tires, and interior trim with accent sewing
and anniversary logo designs. 2014 pontiac firebird Convertible $30,100 and
the 2014 Pontiac Firebird SS Convertible $37,900 are equipped likewise to
the coupes. Nine manufacturing exterior colours are readily available, with
leadings in black or tan.
2014 Pontiac Firebird Stability
Safety equipment on all 2014 Firebird's consists of electronic stability
control with grip command, anti-lock brakes, frontal airbags, frontal side
airbags, airbag drapes, and tire pressure screen. A rearview camera is
optional. GM reveals that their Pontiac division will certainly resume
production of the 2014 Pontiac Firebird Trans Am design The 2014 pontiac
firebird Am will include a 3.6-liter V6 engine that's been revamped with
lots of enhancements. For 2014, there's a new cyndrical tube head design
with integrated Exhaust manifolds,
improved intake harbors, larger intake valves, longer-duration camshafts, a
composite intake manifold, new fuel pump, optimized-flow fuel injectors,
cyndrical tube block enhancements, stronger and lighter linking poles, and
lastly a cleaned up camshaft cap and throttle body. .Entube New Cars Team.
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1950 Pontiac Silver Streak 8 Sedan - Flathead Straight Eight Powered Classic Car
I thought you might like a look at this very original 1950 Pontiac Silver
Streak 8 Sedan. It's sure looking sharp with all that chrome over top of
that mean looking black paint. I believe it's still powered by the original
flathead 268 cubic inch Straight eight engine as well. I hope you find it
interesting...thanks for checking it out!
Filmed at Country Classic Cars in Staunton, IL
The background track is Whiskey on the Mississippi by Kevin MacLeod.
Available under the Creative Commons Attribution 3.0 Unported license.
Instruments: Guitar, Bass, Kit, Organ, EP
With a jumping bass and off-beat syncopation, this is straight from
Memphis' Beale Street. The Hammond organ and electric guitar play together
as longtime friends, while the melody changes hands from guitar to organ to
electric piano. 011
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Mecum Auction Presents - Lot # S115 1971 Plymouth Hemi Cuda
This is the very car that "Mr. Four-Speed," the legendary Ronnie Sox,
piloted to 14 dominating wins in the 1971 NHRA season. The '71 'Cuda
represented the pinnacle of performance for the Chrysler factory drag
racing program and also for the Sox & Martin team, as oppressive weight
breaks, the discontinuation of the Hemi and rule changes favoring
tube-framed small-block racecars conspired against Pro Stock Mopar racers.
Nevertheless, the Sox & Martin '71 Hemi 'Cuda's spectacular racing success
that season stands proudly in the record books.
The 'Cuda has been treated to an extensive restoration to its 1971 race
configuration and is in exquisite condition. It sports the best that the
factory had to offer that year, including the famous 426 Hemi with
dual-plug cylinder heads, dual quad intake and of course, the 4-speed
transmission that Ronnie Sox shifted with such virtuosic skill. It is
finished in the original eye-grabbing, red, white and blue "Sox & Martin"
livery and never fails to draw huge crowds.
Mecum Auction Presents - Lot # S116 70 ½ Chevrolet Camaro
The early years of Pro Stock racing saw some of the most exciting heads-up
racing and the most intense fan support the sport had ever experienced. The
1971 season saw some spectacular matchups, with legendary racers like "Dyno Don" Nicholson,
"Dandy" Dick Landy, Sox & Martin and the man from Malvern, Pennsylvania,
Bill "Grumpy" Jenkins. Jenkins had been a well-known fixture at tracks
since GM's factory racing days. As a privateer, Jenkins went on to
represent Chevrolet and soon became one of their most successful racers
ever. This 1970 ½ Camaro was the first car that
Jenkins built specifically for the class, and its track record with
Jenkins, Bruce Larson and later, East Coast racer Richie Zul is nothing
short of legendary.
Grumpy's Toy VII has been painstakingly restored to its original race
configuration, including a correct "512" cast-iron 427 block, aluminum
heads, and Weiand tunnel ram with "period correct" 750 cfm Holley
double-pumper carbs. Additionally, the Camaro was finished in its
original race livery and looks like it emerged from a time machine. It was
recently featured in Super Chevy magazine and is in concours condition.
DECAYING CLASSICS #2 Buick,Olds,Pontiac,Merc,Caddys,Chevys,MYSTERY cars! , + more!
--) update: D.C. #3 coming real soon! Lots in it too!
DECAYING CLASSICS 2!
SORRY quite a few glitches in the editing but this was a quickie,
THANKS to everyone who watched! 100's more cars coming this summer asap!
Just the D.C. clips taken from the full regular sodes, and then mashed into
one 20ish min vid, no B.S., just rotting vintage tin!
With bonus cars ONLY seen in the full length D.C. VIDS! Much more to come!
Can you save them all?
...every single one of the cars is for sale, yet truly no one cares,
0:13 1964 Pontiacs, 1957 Buick, Tbird, 1954 ? Caddy, 53? Bel Air
3:10 1966 Ford Econoline
1959 Chevy Bel Air
1969 70 Lincoln Mark 3 parts cars for me!
1956 Plymouth Buick wagon 59 Chevy too!
...rotting dusters, squished caddys
7:16 crusher 54ish Pontiac
8:20 57 56 Buick 1964 Impala 1947 Pontiac
11:09 bonus stuff!
Pintos shoebox ford, crumaro, scout, dead hippie van, + more...
Nothing beats the satisfaction of chasing down and pulling old cars from
their resting spots. There is a thrill in the hunt, and a joy in
discovering a car that nobody else knows about. These are the cars that
have been parked for whatever unknown reason ; a blown tranny, discarded in
disgust, set aside for later. Many cars are sentenced to a particular spot
with no release date in mind. They all have a story to tell, and one has to
wonder who fell in love with the vehicle first and plunked down all their
hard earned cash on the beast.
Cracking open the door is like entering a ancient tomb, with the rusty
hinges announcing your arrival. Every old car has it's own unique smell,
some brands even possessing their own odors.
Pop the hood next. Engine bays come in 3 types, complete, empty, and
partially disassembled. A complete bay is the ultimate goal, for that means
there is a small chance that the car might still run. An empty bay puts the
car towards parts-car status, or full swap/update for sure. A half complete
mill is the worst situation possible. One must play detective and figure
out what went wrong and where all the missing parts currently reside.
Pop the trunk, and it's time to go treasure hunting. The trunk can hold
anything from missing parts and nos trim, to possums and many other
shocking items forgotten over time.
The adventures of moving a car that has not moved in decades is immediately
present. Brakes stick, bearings freeze, tires are square and downright
ignorant, and every immobile wreck instantly gains 1 ton over its
still-mobile twin. Might be the 1800 pounds of old concrete in the trunk,
the one the owner conveniently "lost" the keys for. Many times there is
things in the way that were not present when the car was parked 45 years
Naturally, not all these cars go into the garage and come out show queens.
Some get fixed, few get finished, and most get slated for parts service.
The ones that do not meet one persons standards get pawned off on fresh
hunters with less money and more ambition. Maybe the car will help out to
get another twin out of the weeds also and back on the road. But one thing
is for certain, once the derelict wreck is loaded, the standard question
always asked is "Do you know of any more old cars around here?"
(pulled from my old website from years gone by)
Tony Bromley's 400 to 460 stroke Pontiac Dyno Pull | QMP Racing
550 torque @ 5800rpm
535hp @ 4000rpm
For those of you paying attention and noticed the numbers aren't the same
on the screenshot, its because we made another few runs, but didn't tape
them. We'll upload a pic soon.
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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).