Hungry for more, Nunzi, the crew, and his 4 Cylinder '63 Tempest headed back to Atco Racetrack in hopes to break 11's. Success came early in the day hitting 11.74. When the spectators asked Nunzi if he was satisfied with the 11.74 run, he quickly replied "I'm not done yet."
-Thanks to my son Tony for his hard work and the gang for their help, Kenan(camera man), Andy, Matt, Jimmy, Jones.
Nunzi's 1963 4 Cylinder Super Duty Tempest
Nunzi at Atco on his shakedown runs with the 4cylinder SD Tempest. We will repost new runs once the necessary changes are made. Going for the 11's. Thanks to my son Tony for his hard work and the gang for their help, Kenan(camera man),Andy, Matt, Jones.
2000 HP Pontiac Tempest Street Test. Director's Cut. From Nelson Racing Engines.
This video is a compilation of four separate videos at NelsonRacingEngines.com as well as footage not seen on the internet before. The original video of this Pontiac has been posted all over the internet and has been seen by more than 2 million viewers. If you have seen the original Viral video, you may still enjoy this new Directors Cut of this crazy Street/Strip monster machine. If you wish, You may download NRE videos for your IPOD or PS3 at http://nelsonracingengines.com.
1971 pontiac trans am 455 h.o. 4 speed car
1971 trans am 455 h.o. 4 speed car and after 14 years finally getting around to getting it done, motor is stock with the exception of a ram air iv cam and flowmaster mufflers.
1976 Trans Am with new exhaust
1976 Trans Am, 467ci engine, '71 #197 455 H.O. cylinder heads, Nunzi email@example.com hydraulic flat-tappet camshaft, Torker 2 intake manifold, and Holley 950 HP carburetor.
Exhaust system consists of custom-fabricated tri-y style headers by Tom Hand, 3-inch Dr. Gas x-type crossover, 2.5-inch Pypes crossflow tubing, custom stainless-steel muffler designed by Tom Hand and built by Waldon Exhaust, Pypes stainless-steel splitters.
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.
American Muscle Car - S02E02 - 1959-1963 Pontiac 421 Super Duty
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.
Pontiac Firebird Trans Am 1959-1963
Pontiac 421 Super Duty
Ford Fairlane GT & Torino Talladega
427 Cobra 1963-1967
Chevrolet Corvette Camaro Z/28
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
Pontiac Engine Test Stand
Test stand built by Kenan Taskent
Engine assembled by Andy Asaro
Parts and Machine work for engine by Nunzi Romano
Video edited by Kemal Taskent
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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).