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.
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!
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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
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
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RJ Fabrication 63 Pontiac Le Mans project photo album
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.
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.
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.
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).
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
4 Cylinder Briggs Unveiled!!!!
The FrankenBriggs 4 is shown for the first time in this vid. It isn't
complete yet, but is well underway. I hope to complete it before winter
closes in, since it is too heavy for 2 people to manuever up the stairs
from my basement workshop.
It may look like 4 engines simply joined together, but there is more going
on here than that, notice the spark is from a distributor.
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!
1962 Pontiac Tempest Lemans Convertible pre GTO
This is a Nice Little 1962 Pontiac Tempest Le Mans Convertible. Its a nice
looking car and is a BLAST to drive. EVERYONE wants to ask what your or
what kind of car it is. Its the kind of car that you dont see too much. It
has a Salvage title and seems to have had parts added from a 61 but im not
really sure..;-) It is what it is and thats CHEAP..;-) They are Rare to say
the least.. Make sure and check out my other videos I always have all sorts
of unique Classic, EURO & Muscle cars and I sell them cheap. Need help
Exporting to Europe Canada, Asia etc. No problem I got you covered. Make
your next car a Investment car. My website is
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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.