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Pontiac Ventura at I-40 Dragway

Comin' right at ya! Opening day test-n-tune at I-40 Dragway in Crossville, TN. Nice wheelstand launch from a cool Pontiac!


 


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My Car Story with Lou Costabile 1961 Pontiac Ventura with a 421 Super Duty engine
On "My Car Story" we're in Hampshire IL at the 34th Annual Suds & Fun Rod Run on 8-10-14. We're looking at a 1961 Pontiac Ventura with a 421 Super Duty engine. The car's Owner is Dennis Vito. He’s had the car since 1986. It took 4 years to restore. ENJOY!





Part 6 1959 Pontiac 389 Resurrection. for the 1956 GMC 250 Napco
Carb on and running as long as I dare with no coolant. Run a compression check for comparison. Several attempts at uploading the higher quality files have failed, so you get the .flv file! 42 minutes of upload time compared to 590.





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.





1971 Pontiac Ventura II





Pontiac Banshee A Longer Look
The Banshee was a vision for what the Firebird could become. Of course, this concept car could never be built exactly, too low on the road and it wouldn't pass the safety and crash tests, but it was exciting. It demonstrated that the problem with GM cars didn't sit on the designers' shoulders. They were more than capable of dreaming up engaging and fun vehicles that would set imaginations on fire.





Kenny Pierson Pontiac Ventura II Judging
1972 Pontiac Ventura II, Mothers Carshow Competition, Highest scoring car ever on series





American Muscle Car - S02E02 - 1959-1963 Pontiac 421 Super Duty
http://www.facebook.com/pages/199919191991991/117872974990642 The American Musclecar series relives that incredible time when Detroit produced the most outrageous cars ever to hit the street. From the car that started it all, the 1964 Pontiac GTO, experience the glory days of power and speed through the stories of those who lived and breathed it then. This 2-disc set features twelve half-hour episodes devoted to each extraordinary muscle car from that magical era. Disc 1 Pontiac Firebird Trans Am 1959-1963 Pontiac 421 Super Duty Ford Fairlane GT & Torino Talladega 427 Cobra 1963-1967 Chevrolet Corvette Camaro Z/28 Disc 2 Dodge Daytona and Plymouth Superbird The Mopar Super Stockers American Motors AMX Dodge Challenger TA and Plymouth AAR 'Cuda Buick Regal GNX 1955-1957 Chevrolet Bel Air





1960 Pontiac Ventura Vista Hardtop 389 V8
We thought you might like a look at this really unique 1960 Pontiac Ventura Vista Hardtop. This car gives you great visibility in all directions, with all of it's wrap around glass. From the front grill, to the awesome taillights, it's an impressive looking car. It's powered by a 389 V8, putting out around 260 HP in this trim. The interior has been redone and is still looking great. The odometer is showing 67,xxx miles and that is believed to be original. I hope you find it interesting, thanks for watching! Filmed at Country Classic Cars in Staunton, IL www.CountryClassicCars.com





1958 Pontiac Bonneville Fuel Injected Classic Muscle Car for Sale in MI Vanguard Motor Sales
http://www.ClassicCarBuyingSecrets.com Click now for an instant download on "How to Avoid the 7 Deadliest Mistakes of Buying a Classic Car Online"! WOW OH MY GOSH I HAVE ONLY READ ABOUT THEM THIS IS A MATCHING #S 1958 PONTIAC (FUEL INJECTED) BONNEVILLE ULTRA RARE (I HAVE NEVER SEEN ONE IN MY WHOLE LIFE)!!!. I was VERY LUCKY to ride in a friends 1957 Pontiac Bonneville Fuel Injected Convertible more than a few times, BUT!!!!! Here is THE RARE OF THE VERY RARE!!!! A 1958 PONTIAC BONNEVILLE FACTORY FUEL INJECTED 2 door hardtop for your consideration!!! I HAVE NEVER SEEN ONE IN OVER 40 years of being in the old car hobby, NEVER!! I have seen a few 58 TRI POWER BONNEVILLE'S, BUT NEVER a 58 FUEL INJECTED CAR!!! There were just (630), 1957 Pontiac FUEL INJECTED cars built, and all were Bonneville convertibles. When 1958 came along there were only (400) FUEL INJECTED BONNEVILLE CARS BUILT (TOTAL) BETWEEN CONVERTIBLES AND HARDTOPS!!! So this 58 FI Bonneville is NO DOUBT ONE OF THE RAREST OF ALL GENERAL MOTORS CARS EVER TO BE PRODUCED!!! AND SHE IS A BEAUTY AND WITH NO RUST EVER, AND I MEAN NO RUST EVER!!!! She has had one repaint (THE PAINT IS DROP DEAD GORGEOUS)!! !! (SHE IS AS STRAIGHT AS AN ARROW) and still sports her ORIGINAL INTERIOR, NOT A REDONE INTERIOR, ITS ORIGINAL INTERIOR!! The chrome and stainless on this magnificent car is really SPECTACULAR!! She has Power Steering and Power Brakes for ease of driving and she has all 4 of her perfect original hubcaps!! The 370 Cu In Pontiac FI motor is backed up to its original 4 spd. HYDRA MATIC transmission! She is missing (NOTHING AT ALL) from all of the correct original FUEL INJECTION PARTS to her correct Exhaust tips!!! She lacks nothing accept a new home in some ones very special collection, or at home in your garage!! Or perhaps for a SPECIAL NIGHT OUT ON THE TOWN IN A CAR THAT (ONLY YOU) WILL HAVE AT ANY CAR SHOW YOU CHOOSE TO PULL INTO!!! AND THIS I PUT IN STONE!!! You WILL NEVER FIND THE CHANCE TO OWN SUCH A FIND AGAIN!!! If you are a serious Pontiac collector, or for that matter just a car nut and want something in a car that is truly TIMELESS, BREATHTAKING, AND BEAUTIFUL in D ESIGN!! Then this 58 FI Bonneville is a must have car!!! SHE IS TRULY A MASTER OF ENGINEERING DESIGN!! BEAUTY IS MORE THAN JUST SKIN DEEP AFTER ALL!! Give Tom a Call Today this will not last 248-974-9513 www.vanguardmotorsales.com tom@vanguardmotorsales.com





1961 Pontiac Ventura Bubbletop
Really a nice car. I've never seen one except in mags. This be a rare '61.since I've never seen one before in my area. Has the look of a high end options.





73 Pontiac Kicked Off The Track
My friend gets himself in trouble at a drag strip with his street car. Groutaone official race gear found here http://www.groutaone.com/





pontiac ventura 1976
1976 PONTIAC VENTURA SJ JALISCO MÉXICO





Pontiac Ventura 1972
Mr. Thornton Pontiac Ventura 72





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).





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