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Restoration Of Two Very Rare Pontiac Super Duty Cheese Cars
http://www.thorpesbodyandcorvetteshop.com/ The muscle before the GTO. Meet the GTOs BIG Sister Two very rare Pontiacs here my friends. !963 Pontiac Super Duty Cheese Car Catalinas.Some great shots of the all aluminum headers. Complete aluminum front clipand bumper. The Union Park car is presently up for sale. Let say one thing. The Munk car sold at auction for $450.000 aaaaaaaand then came to us for freshing up right. Thorpes Corvette Shop 618-632-8080 http://www.thorpesbodyandcorvetteshop.com/





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.





1963 Tempest at Norwalk
Born To Late making a quarter mile pass at Pontiac National, Norwalk, OH.





Arnie Beswick's "Mystery Tornado" '64 GTO and longnose '66 GTO racing at Cordova Dragway 6-26-10
This match race took place during the 2010 NostalgiaFest at historic Cordova Dragway, in Cordova, Illinois and was the first of two races by the pair. The '64 car is a clone of the original "Mystery Tornado", while the '66 car is the restored original racer driven by Arnie Beswick during the 1966 and '67 seasons. Both cars ran in the 11 second range.





Rob's 63 Tempest - Pass 1 @ PRP
Rob's 1963 Pontiac Tempest at Pittsburgh Raceway Park.





1963 Pontiac Tempest (Jim Thompson) 8 second pass
1963 Pontiac Tempest (Jim Thompson) 8 second pass





Z-11 Impala Dave Stricker's Old Reliable





Nostalgia Super Stock 1963 Tempest.





Shakedown Pass on 1963 Pontiac Le Mans - APS Racing USA & RJ Fabrication
Frank Scorcia purchased this 1963 Pontiac Le Mans from a used-car lot back in the early 1990s for a $100. In 1997 Frank decided to transform the Le Mans into a Le Monster. He hired RJ fabrication http://www.rjfabrication.com/ to do the fabrication and building of the car. (See RJ Fabrication links below) The Le Mans has a tall deck Pontiac from Butler Racing Engines and is coupled to a Hughes Performance Transmission and Torque Converter supplied by APS Racing USA. Frank also purchased many other car parts from APS Racing USA http://www.apsracingusa.com/. If you are in the need of some great fabrication work call RJ Fabrication at 760-244-7410 or a Hughes Performance Transmission or other performance parts at great prices call APS Racing USA at 760-488-7978. Stay tuned for future videos of this car.... APS Racing USA http://www.apsracingusa.com/ Hughes Performance Transmissions, Torque Converters and Transmission Components http://www.apsracingusa.com/content-categories/cat-147/hughes_performance.h tml http://www.apsracingusa.com/content-categories/cat-147_152/transmissions.ht ml http://www.apsracingusa.com/content-categories/cat-147_153/torque_converter s.html http://www.apsracingusa.com/content-categories/cat-439/drive_shafts.html Like us on FaceBook https://www.facebook.com/APSRacingOfficial?ref=hl RJ Fabrication http://www.rjfabrication.com/ http://www.rjfabrication.com/RJ_Fabrication/About_Us.html Like us on FaceBook https://www.facebook.com/pages/RJ-Fabrication/192227454138224?ref=ts&fref=t s RJ Fabrication 63 Pontiac Le Mans project photo album http://www.rjfabrication.com/RJ_Fabrication/Projects/Pages/Frank_the_Tanks_ 63_Lemans.html





Sleeper Pontiac
Twin turbo BBC in a 63 LeMans at the Flashlight Drags! A little faster than it looks? I think he needs a cage and chute.





1963 Pontiac Tempest/ Cold Start
April 10th, 2011 Per Request of e-Bay bidders, I took video of my Tempest (Auction number 280654362489) running from cold start 3 minutes in to warm up so bidders could get a feel for what condition the motor is in. Also see other video of footage from under the hood with motor running.





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).





1963 Pontiac LeMans Rare 4 Cylinder Four Barrel Four-speed 3.73 Posi - Half of a 389 V8
I thought you might like a look at this very unique 1963 Pontiac LeMans. It's powered by a 194.5 Cubic Inch 45 Degree Four Cylinder, topped with a 4 BBL Carb, and running through dual Exhaust. Pontiac, basically cut a 389 V8 in half...in fact, it uses the same head as the 389 and the 421. In this case, the four cylinder is backed by a four-speed manual and a set of 3.73 Gears with Posi. As you can see, it really is a great looking car and would look right at home on the dragstrip in the 1960's. I hope you find it interesting, thanks for taking a look! Follow us on Facebook at: https://www.facebook.com/RamblinAroundTV Filmed at Gateway Classic Cars near St Louis, MO www.GatewayClassicCars.com The background music track is Whiskey on the Mississippi by Kevin MacLeod. Available under the Creative Commons Attribution 3.0 Unported license. Download link:http://music.incompetech.com/royaltyfree2/Whiskey%20on%20the%20Mississ ippi.mp3 MacLeod's description: Genre: Blues Length: 3:15 Instruments: Guitar, Bass, Kit, Organ, EP Tempo: 90 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 ISRC: US-UAN-11-00709 Bouncy, Grooving 2010





1962 Pontiac SD 421
A descriptive history of the 1962 Super Duty Pontiacs.





1964 Pontiac Tempest 455 V8 High Performance Muscle Car
I thought you'd like a look at this very clean 1964 Pontiac Tempest. This is a great example of Pontiac muscle that has been frame off restored and modified just enough to make it exciting! It's decked out in white paint with a red vinyl interior and factory steel wheels with correct hubcaps for a classic Pontiac look, but wait until you open up the hood. There you will find a completely rebuilt Pontiac 455 CID V8 complete with roller rockers, HO Exhaust manifolds, Edelbrock 4 barrel carburetor, Edelbrock Pontiac Torker II aluminum intake, Mallory Hy Fire electronic ignition, and a 4 core radiator. The transmission is a rebuilt turbo 350 Automatic with a 2500 stall, and all of this is run through a Ford 9" posi rear end with 3.73 gears. There's plenty of power to spare in this beast! Other options include hub caps, red line radial tires, factory style wheels, power steering, seat belts, bucket seats, and an in dash tachometer. Thanks for taking a look! Filmed at Gateway Classic Cars near St. Louis, MO http://www.facebook.com/RamblinAroundonYouTube http://ramblinaroundonyoutube.wordpress.com/ https://twitter.com/#!/RamblinAround The background music track is Whiskey on the Mississippi by Kevin MacLeod. Available under the Creative Commons Attribution 3.0 Unported license. Download link:http://music.incompetech.com/royaltyfree2/Whiskey%20on%20the%20Mississ ippi.mp3 MacLeod's description: Genre: Blues Length: 3:15 Instruments: Guitar, Bass, Kit, Organ, EP Tempo: 90 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 ISRC: US-UAN-11-00709 Bouncy, Grooving 2010





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