I have been a collector for 35 years. This is one of the classics from my personal collection, see others at, www.gccc.us This Pontiac Bonneville convertible is powered by a 389 CID V8 / 6.9L s) engine with Tri-Power (three two-barrel carburetors). You don't see Tri-Power carbs on many cars anymore.Car originally came with a 4 bbl carb. New carb linkage and carb rebuilds, New top, interior is excellent, AC upgraded to R134 and works good. Wiring harness were replaced where needed. I had a squirrel get into some of the harness and will require repairing. Those critters I found out love the insulation around the wiring harnes. New brakes, PS,PW, PB Power Top with new hydraulics, Optinal 8 lug Pontiac wheels, Bucket Seats with center console. Car needs to be driven. I have 70 cars and am 70 years old and just can't drive them regularly enough. Only reason I am selling. The prior owner of this vehicle stated he had done a lot of restoration work but that it was still a loving work in progress. SOLD AS IS...I am to old to deal with! A PHS (Pontiac Historic Services) report on this car is available upon request. ~~ADDITIONAL EQUIPMENT ???Convertible ???Power top ???A/C ???Power Brakes ???Power Steering ???Power Windows ???8-lug cast wheels ???AM Radio OPTIONAL EQUIPMENT ???Tri-Power "three duces" carb system Items Replaced or Rebuilt 1. New Radiator 2. New Steering Box 3. Rebuild carbs and replaced with progressive linkage 4. Motor is fresh with Tune up 5. New Fan Clutch 6. AC componet updated to R134 Freon 7. New Seat belts 8. Replaced W/S needed 9. New Pontiac Side mirror 10. New Door Sills 11. Pontiac Floor Mats 12.Installed door water shields 13 Replaced U Joints 14. New Heater Core 15. Replaced Washer Jar, bracket 16. New Convertible Top Boot 17. Previous owner replace convertible top 18. Replaced walnut trim on dash 19. Installed glass channel W/S 20. New Carb base plates 21. New air cleaners 22. New Gas Tank with new fuel sending unit 23. New fuel lines 24 new wheel lug nuts (8 lug Pontiac Wheels) 25. New wiring harness Forward Lamp 26 New Park light lens with new gaskets 27 New Oil pressure sending unit 28. Starter Rebuilt 29. Replaced convertible hydraulic lines 30. New power antennae 31. Replace A Arm shields 32. New fuel filter with correct brackiet Cost of upgrades $7,510.13
Named for the famous speed-record Salt Flats in Utah, Bonneville was Pontiac’s luxury/performance car done on a grand scale.
Full-size Pontiacs were redesigned for the 1963 model year with a pair of vertically stacked headlamps at either end of the grille and parentheses-style tail lamps at the back.
Once upon a time in America, people drove long and large, and in cars to which those adjectives also applied.
It’s said that Harley Earl, the initial head of design for General Motors, got the idea for this Pontiac Bonneville Special concept car while watching world speed records.
Wade Kawasaki and his team will continue to run the vintage vehicle tire supplier
Around 1,000 vehicles will cross the auction block by Saturday late afternoon
The first pre-production hardtop to receive a Ford serial number will be offered at no reserve during the Scottsdale auction in January
The sale also raised thousands for charity