An automatic or a manual gearbox is, of course, a matter of personal preference. You'll be asked for a dealer code, 139010, 206053 and 620529 may work. Their logic - why have all that clean new oil go through a dirty filter? The Edinburgh Grand Prix show car was introduced for this year. This may have been just a precautionary consideration, in the event that the G-body was unavailable at the time. I don't think I will ever buy anything other than a Grand Prix. It is by far the best petroleum product on the market. A new unique feature was the rear pane treatment with a full-width molding that mirrored the grille design, right down to the badge.
Higher octane fuels prevent detonation and knock. Basically a virtual re-run of the previous years model, the 1982 Grand Prix didn't feature any appearance changes. Otherwise, the 40th Anniversary Grand Prix carries on its tradition of full-size Pontiac goodness. The air flow sensor here in Canada cost me 432. Faults: Very minor problems with this vehicle. In this same year, the Turbo Grand Prix was also newly introduced.
Round signal lights set off with a single horizontal chrome strip within the grille cavity helped differentiate the Grand Prix from the Catalina. Now available, was a new 428 cid V8 with 360 bhp, with an option of a Quadra Power 428 option with 376 bhp. The basic 1969 body-shell continued until the 1972 model year with a major facelift in 1971 but only minor detail revisions in 1970 and 1972. You go to the dealership. Any modern, prestigious and good quality vehicle must have its own — distinctive — interior color. Conclusion This car will impress you with its elegant silhouette, though-out design and reliability.
So if its up for a good price and you really want to get rid of it you can certainly let me be the first to know! The Grand Corniche disappeared without a trace after show duties. A much simplified spread-bore Rochester Quadrajet 4-barrel carb in place of the triple 2-barrel system that was equal in performance to the Tri-Power, though easier to tune and maintain. The Cutlass shared the Grand Prix roofline with its own lower sheet-metal and 116-inch wheelbase. Gently remove the tr … unk net from the one nut if you have one. The Grand Corniche disappeared without a trace after show duties. The Vehicle Identification Number also contains the very important set of information concerning the country of the car, its parental company, its drive train, type, gross weight, trim package, body style, engine power, year of construction, place of assembly, and, at last, the manufacturing number.
Car completely repainted at 35,000km, missing paint, clear coat peeling. If you are in for a good drive, fill your car up and go for it! The 1965 Pontiac Grand Prix had a total production span of 58,881 units. In 1994 the Grand Prix received a major redesign that included updating both the front and rear fascias and ground effects, in addition to a new instrument panel with dual airbags, new gauges and controls. Optional on all models was the 200 hp 455 in³ V8. However, we can assure you of its excellent condition in spite of the miles it has covered. Now the grille itself featured vertical slats along with vertical hash marks that were on the front fenders and located just behind the front wheels.
The new heads increased airflow from 30 to 35 percent, and were notable for a more superior design, even more so than that of Super Dutys. On the end of the dash, there is a small panel with a hole in it. New frenched headlights now replaced the chrome 'eyebrows' from the previous year, and the front end featured blacked-out plastic eggcrate grilles and turn signals located in the same cavities, much like the '64 X-400 show car. Think about it for a second. The grille tied in comfortably with the twin-tiered bumper, and a sculpted motif was also placed in the same place.
I wish mine only had 50k miles, but it should still be a fun car with a lot of life left in it. The end of dual exhaust pipes due to the addition of the catalytic converter was marked in 1975 and detuning of engines. Originally on the Catalina's 121 inch wheelbase prior to 1969, the model was relocated to a brand new 'A-special' platform, with an exclusive 118 inch wheelbase, that was eventually dubbed the G-body. Single headlamps replaced the dual headlight arrangement, and a separate bumper that ran across the grille was the significant styling cues for this model year. Based on a Pontiac Firebird Trans Am, the car combined snarky quips for comedy relief and stunts to provide much of the show's actions. However, we can assure you of its excellent condition in spite of the miles it has covered.
The Grand Corniche show car was debuted at the 1966 show season. Like the 1962-1964 models, the Grand Prix had a concave backlight, and kept a somewhat more formal roofline than the Catalina two-door hardtops. With an option to also be fitted with Pontiac's luxurious 8 lug wheels, and showcased either three or four speed manual transmission or automatic. Replaced in 1981, the 301 V8 was discontinued and the new option was the Oldsmobile-built 350 cubic-inch Diesel V8. Showcasing only a slight redesign from the year before, the 1964 Grand Prix sported a cleaned up look that would make the Grand Prix 'look' in the future. You really can squeeze some impressive mileage numbers out of these cars, but not with an intake restriction device. To commemorate Pontiac's 50th anniversary, numerous special edition Grand Prix models painted gold were produced in 1976.