1965 Pontiac Tempest Wagon
Here's a 65 Tempest wagon in amazing shape! It has a numbers matching 326ci
V8 and a fresh 200-R4 4 speed automatic transmission! The engine has 18,000
miles on it since the rebuild so everything is in tip top condition! The
car only has 92,000 original miles. The paint is in fantastic shape,
especially considering it's 47 years old! It has restored 7x14 Rally II
wheels with BFG tires, a new power brake system, new power steering pump,
new power rear window motor, and tons of other new parts. The entire car
has been gone through and is entirely mechanically sound. The interior has
been restored using much of the original vinyl, has new carpet, a new
headliner, new arm rests, and the AM radio works! Other options include
front and rear sway bars, new 2 1/2 inch Exhaust and new splitters, new windshield and
heater core, and way too much to list! Comes with a 4 barrel setup as well!
This thing is ready for a road trip!
1961 Comet Dealer Training Film VS Pontiac Tempest - Part 1
This is a video of a 1961 Comet salesman film comparing the car to two
other compacts from the time. The 1961 Pontiac Tempest . This is the
original slide show with the original 33-1/3 RPM record sound. Comet
dealers would show the slides and play the record for their salesmen to
train them about the car and point out how it is better than the
competition. Please go to http://www.61thriftpower.com/DVDsales.shtml for
a DVD with (4) 1961 salesmen slide films, two TV commercials and 2 radio
interviews conducted by Jac LeGoff with Mr Ben D Mills, Vice President of
the Ford Motor Company and General Manager of The Lincoln, Mercury, Comet
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.
World's Fastest Pontiac 6.27 @ 228mph
Rodney Butler sets both ends of the tradional Pontiac power record with his
twin turbo 63 Tempest. Congrats to
Rodney & Travis & the rest of the team. In the other lane John Welter Is
getting it done with a 6.92 @ 199mph
Knafel Tin Indian 1966 GTO vs. Running Bear 1963 Tempest Launch
This is at The Pontiac Nationals in Norwalk OH on August 8, 2010. Both
these cars were originally built/prepped and driven by "Akron" Arlen Vanke.
Arlen is riding in the Red Running Bear Car. The cars launch and go
through first gear. Both are the ACTUAL cars not clones. The '66 GTO is
built to stock specs with a .060 389 Tripower 4 spd and 4.33 gears.
Running bear is set up to do more aggressive track duty with a worked 455.
Back in the day Running Bear ran a Super Duty 421 to low 11's in the A/FX
factory experimental class. The Tin Indian DOMINATED B and C stock running
consistent mid 12's and to Arlen's recollection a best time of 12.22 at
112mph. The GTO won Stock Eliminator at the Nascar Winter Nationals in
Daytona and followed that up by going 27 rounds and winning the Spring
Nationals in Bristol, TN. The '66 GTO never lost a race in it's class. Norm
"Sonny" Tanner is riding shotgun in the GTO. Tanner drove for Knafel
Pontiac in the late 60's and early 70's. Running Bear is now owned and
driven by Tim Benko. The Tin Indian is now owned by Merle Green and his
son Mike Green is driving in the video.
Pontiac Street Machine
Burn out in a 1963 Pontiac Tempest by Allan Patterson with a 530 CI Pontiac
Big Stuff Fuel Injected Patterson Power Plant.
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
The background music 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
Bouncy, Grooving 2010
Beastly 2000 HP Pontiac Street Test Viral Video. Director's Cut. Nelson Racing Engines.
This video is a compilation of four separate videos as well as previously
not seen footage of this famous car from NelsonRacingEngines.com. The
original video of this Pontiac has been posted all over the internet and
has been seen by more than 6 million viewers. If you have seen the viral
video, you may still enjoy this Directors Cut of all the videos of this
crazy street/track monster machine. Download your videos for your IPOD or
PS3 at http://nelsonracingengines.com. For marketing help go to