1963 Tempest - Grocery Getter Arnie 'The Farmer: Beswick Tribute
1963 Pontiac 421 Tempest Super Duty Wagon Mr. Stock Eliminator at
1963 Winter Nationals Pontiac produced just six 421 Tempest Super
Duty Wagons. Only one of the original wagons has ever been
recovered. These dual quad beasts were made for drag racing in the
factory experimental class A/FX. One such wagon went to Arnie "The
Farmer" Beswick in 1963. This replica was built by Wally Abela,
well known in the ranks of Nostalgia Super Stock retro
restorations. The factory shipped these cars with 10" M&H
slicks on black steel rims, wide white walls on the front and
without hub caps. At the heart of this car is the following.... •
Pontiac 1970 455 cubic inch 4 bolt main Engine Block Dyno'd 572 hp
• Edelbrock Twin 750 CFM 4 BBL Carburetors / Aluminum Intake
Manifold • Factory #64 High Performance Ported Heads by Gary Drys •
Childs & Alberts Rods / Diamond Custom 11:1 Pistons / MSD Ignition
• Richmond Super T-10 4 Speed Transmission • 9" Ford Currie
Enterprises 4.56 Rear End Suspended by Parallel Leaf Springs •
Lunati Cam with 1.65 Roller Rockers • Front Disc Brakes • Frame
Stiffening Steel Runners • Competition Engineering Traction Bars •
Hurst Competition Plus Shifter • Radio & Heater Delete / Fuel Cell
In Former Spare Tire Well This replica is one of the finest
tributes to Arnie, one of the all-time great drag racing legends.
In August 2018, this car won 1st Place in the All Pontiac Show at
Pheasant Run. Please Note The Following **Vehicle Location is at
our clients home and Not In Cadillac, Michigan. **We do have a
showroom with about 25 cars that is by appointment only **Please
Call First and talk to one of our reps at 231-468-2809 EXT 1 **
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