1961 Pontiac Bonneville Conv 4 Speed 8 Lug 389 Tri-Pwr Tach & Vacuum Gauges
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Colorado Springs, Colorado, United States
Technical data for 1961 Pontiac Bonneville Convertible 389 Tri Power 8 lug 4 Speed
|Trim:||Convertible 389 Tri Power 8 lug 4 Speed|
|Color:||H-4 Tradewind Blue|
|Engine:||389 V8 Tri Power "C4" "C8"|
|Cylinders:||8cyl 389 318HP Tri Power|
|Transmission:||Warner Q10 4 Speed|
|Interior color:||#283 Blue-Silver-White|
This is a very authentic & well restored 61 Bonneville 4-speed 8 lug car and was a featured early muscle car at the 2016 Telluride Cars and Colors Concours d'Elegance.
This awesome car was custom ordered near Minneapolis and was frame off restored in 2006-07.
This Numbers Matching PHS verified engine is the 318HP “C4/C8” with its original “Tri-Power” Carbs and HD air-cleaner. Both the VIN# and the Pontiac Inventory#- -each shown on the PHS inventory card MATCH. Runs great with its factory “Dual Exhaust” and has been enhanced with 1968 “HO” D port headers, compound starter and MSD ignition.
The PHS manifest also shows this Bonneville equipped with the early Warner Gear -long tail-shaft T10-1B “4 Speed”. The car is so authentic that the original transmission KK “Spec” tag is still attached and boasts the original manual transmission back-up light switch. Cases are excellent with proper dates and 4 speed shifts crisply.
The car was ordered for Maximum power without Power Steering, Brakes or AC. Then, as the PHS card shows, the very desirable 8 lug HD brakes were added. As an added bonus, from the factory this car had the “Saf-T-Trac” rear end and a great 3:23 axle ratio for only 2500 RPM @ 70 MPH. Vacuum shows from 8-16" on properly functioning gauge.
The body tag shows that the Excellent exterior paint is the correct “H-4” Tradewind Blue with Blue Top & #253 Silver-Ivory-Blue Interior.
Per Pontiac Dealer Sheet #543267 of 12/61,very scarce and operational 1961 Tachometer and Vacuum Gauges are installed on the hump above the 4 speed. Also installed are an original Pontiac tissue dispenser & GM Jac Pac air shocks with compressor & controller.
I have put over 1,900 miles (updated 7/13) on this car the last couple years and it is just fabulous to drive. The 8 lug wheels run true, have minimal pitting and the "4" trim rings are included. Correct spare wheel with adaptor plate, original jack and supplied factory tire lend even more authenticity to this extremely correct car.
This is a “Very” well documented car and you won’t be disappointed. Includes original manuals, fleet folder, advertisements, shop manuals and ownership history. It doesn’t get any better for an Iconic early 60’s Pontiac powerhouse.
Call Bill for more info @ 913.709.5151
I have listed this car several places and locally and it is possible it could be sold prior to the listings end.
Upon purchase, an immediate deposit of $2K will be required thru PayPal.
Shipping and all other costs are to be paid by the buyer. Arrangements for storage for the car must be made prior to purchase.