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Cars > Challenges > “red” Vs “COOL RUNNING”

 

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piaboy

M–51
Long Beach, California
United States

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MURDOCH

M–47
Bensalem, Pennsylvania
United States

 

1964 Pontiac Grand Prix

“red”

1971 Chevrolet Monte Carlo

“COOL RUNNING”

 
Photo of: 1964 Pontiac Grand Prix
Photo of: 1971 Chevrolet Monte Carlo
 

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About “red”

Now this picturce does do this car justice. None of those pics the dealer took where any good proper lighting is the most improtant thing

About “COOL RUNNING”

I bought this car 1) Because i have always loved first generation Monte Carlos, and 2) My Ford F150 is heading to the body shop soon to have all the body work done and get painted. I might lose the truck for 6 to 8 months. So i told my wife we need to get a second car and why not a '71 Monte :) The car had not been on the road since 1995, when i looked at it initially i felt pretty good about it, the interior had already been done except for the door panels which were'nt in terrible shape, frame was solid, trunk and floors were solid, definately needed tires and other mechanical repairs, but that's what i do for a living. 1971 Monte Carlo, original numbers matching 350 small block with a TH350 trans, Edelbrock Performer intake, 600 cfm Holley, now has Headers with an x-pipe, and a pair of chambered mufflers, and it runs like a raped ape. Can't wait to take it down to the track and see what it'll do!

 

Specs for “red”

Unrestored 2 OWNER! 1964 Grand Prix 389ci MATCHING NUMBERS!! auto trans, orig interior, orig window sticker, invoice,protecto-plate POP and sales jacket, this car was not bought new from a Pontiac dealer it was bought new directly from Pontiac in Michigan through the factory retail sales showroom!! There is a interesting story here so read on!!

Bought new on July 7th 1964 by Mr Aurther E. Stoller of Bellevue Washington while on vacation in Michigan over the 4th of July holiday that year, Car was then driven to the west coast at the end of there vaction from where it has remained all these years. Mr Stoller relocated down to Califorina in the late 60's and the car remained here is Southern Calif its entire life. SOLID ORIG FLOORS, CLEAN AND DRY!! original interior, carpet headliner etc and show well for a car of this age. Car recieved one repaint in the 80's and shows outstandingly well. Original color of Grenadeer red which is quite rare for a Grand Prix I have only seen 2 others myself in the past 40yrs. Car has been serviced and detailed, new tires, rebuilt Hydra-Matic transmission, new mufflers, all orig chrome and trim, it drives like new. with its odd history it make this one rare indian!!



Picking up where the Pontiac Ventura model left off, the Grand Prix first appeared in the Pontiac line for 1962. It was essentially a standard Pontiac Catalina coupe with minimal outside chrome trim and a sportier interior (bucket seats and a center console. The performance-minded John De Lorean, head of Advanced Engineering at Pontiac, contributed greatly to the development of both the Grand Prix and the GTO. Early models had full access to the Pontiac performance option list, including the factory-race Super Duty 421 powertrain installed in a handful of 1962 and 1963 cars.

Specs for “COOL RUNNING”

1971 Monte Carlo Numbers matching 350 V-8, 85K original miles, 350 Turbo trans, Edelbrock Performer intake, Holley 600, Just installed a pair of headers with an x-pipe and a pair of Summit racing chambered mufflers.

 

Factory Options for “red”

the grand ptix was basically a catalna cope devoid of any ectra chrome. bucket seats floor shift console vacum mounted gauge full deluxe wheel covers where standard on the grand prix. this car has PS PB am radio automatic trans vacum remote trunk release and best of all limted slip.............sold going to land down under

Factory Options for “COOL RUNNING”

No a/c, No power steering, bench seat, column shift.

 

Mods for “red”

had to have the dash repaired and replaced rear parcel shelf they where toast and ugly. put some new tires,shocks,ac delco plugs...........

Mods for “COOL RUNNING”

New set of rally wheels and radial t/a's for it (245/60R15), new carpet, and seats reupolstered. new windshield, replaced rear shocks and springs. New fuel tank and sending unit, new front
brake rotors, calipers, pads, hoses, and wheel bearings. Hei distributor, 8mm wires, New master cylinder, proportioning valve,front brake lines, and several electrical repairs to get everything working like it's suppose to.

 

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Points for red Total Votes Points for COOL RUNNING
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