My wife and I bought this car April '08. This is the first picture I took after we pushed it off the trailer. We have gone through and completed all the work neccessay to get this old girl back on the road. She sat for about 6 years and fired up on the first try!!
Dragula is a work in progress.....but we are enjoying her every step of the way!
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
Small Block 327
*Holley 650 Double Pumper
Muncie 4 Speed Transmission
Pertronics Electronic Conversion
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.
No Idea.....not original
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
Mods were done by previous owner.
-Custom Paint (Cadillac Victoria Plum)
-Custom Pin Striping
We just completed a front end rebuild. (Thanks 1952Wagon)
(Spring / Summer '09)
Original fan and fan shrowd put on. (We hated the Flex fan and half shrowd that were on Dragula when we got her.)
14" Derale High Output Electric fan added to help keep this girl cool. (Some slight modifications to make it all fit.) :)
had to have the dash repaired and replaced rear parcel shelf they where toast and ugly. put some new tires,shocks,ac delco plugs...........
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