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Pontiacs for 1964
John DeLorean replaced Pete Estes as general manager, and he continued the
same emphasis on performance that Bunkie Knudsen and Estes had begun.
The big news for 1964 For 1964, the Tempest and LeMans' transaxle design
was dropped and the cars were redesigned under GM's new A body platform;
frame cars with a conventional front-engine, rear-wheel-drive layout. The
most important of these is the GTO, short for "Gran Turismo Omologato," the
Italian for "Grand Touring, Homologated" used by Ferrari as a badge to
announce a car's official qualification for racing. In spite of a GM
unwritten edict against engines larger than 330 ci in intermediate cars,
DeLorean (with support from Jim Wangers from Pontiac's ad agency), came up
with the idea to offer the GTO as a dealer option package that included a
389 ci engine rated at 325 or 348 horsepower (260 kW).
Source: Wikipedia http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Pontiac
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)
Brad Zaskowski Super Stock in car camera
In car Camera from Columbus Lucas oil race. Super Stock GT/G 4 speed 1987
Mickey Thompson tires
Auto Meter Gauges and Data acquisition
Port-A-Tree timing systerm
Rd Line oil
My Car Story with Lou Costabile 1962 Pontiac Grand Prix
On "My Car Story" we're in Downers Grove IL on 5-30-14 at their regular
Friday Summer Nights Classic Car Show.
We're looking at a 1962 Pontiac Grand Prix.
The car's Owner is Ed Raden. He's had the car since 1996.
The car has a 389 Tri Power engine.