Take note, GM. 40 years from now, will people be taking the time and energy to restore CTS's, Lucernes and FWD Impalas to their original conditions? Doubtful.
Here's a jewel from your glorious past, being restored by Chicago mechanic Dave Armstrong. This '69 Ventura (a trim package on the Catalina in the 1960's) spent almost all of its life in Palm Springs. That brown coating you see on the rear undercarriage and differential isn't rust -- it's sand. When it's power-washed, it'll look as clean as the underside from the differential forward.
It's great to see the front end without the fenders, showing off that 428 V8, disc brakes and front suspension in all their glory.
As you can see, that's the original Harrison air conditioning unit. Black Morrokide upholstery and Pontiac 5-spoke mag wheels will complete the picture. It'll be another showpiece, just like his green Firebird 400.
Dave's also got a red Firebird Ram Air convertible. But that's another video;)
1971 Pontiac Ventura II like Chevy Nova For Sale
http://www.sdscad.com/pontiac/ventura.htm 1971 Pontiac Ventura II No rust
2nd owner; Super low miles! 68,000 New fuel pump, radiator, master
cylinder, brakes; New Muffler, Pristine running condition! Stored for 17
years, all original equipment body perfect
SURVIVOR 1967 Pontiac Ventura. 400ci 2bbl TH400 Posi
I purchased this car back in October 2010 from the original owners. Its all
original with 135k miles. Its 100% complete and in amazing rust free shape.
Since I bought it I replace all 4 tires, complete tune up and carb rebuild,
new muffler, and all new brakes from master cylinder to brake hoses shoes