1968 pontiac catalina

My parents bought one of those FWD Bonnevilles. Previous owner redid complete interior and headliner. 68, Bonneville Convertible, 428, 8 lug, barn find Arizona Car, pretty clean, all power, just a little over the original price is what I paid! the car when it was bought new was long gone. I would look closely In that area. Nice car but sorry, I don’t buy the claim of “14,000 original miles”! Sie können Ihre Einstellungen jederzeit ändern. The U.S. automobile industry is better off for it. Cruise nights in town, fill up tank twice, 24 gallon tank with Sunoco top gas, 33 cents a gallon. That “Beak” made a very large dent in the driver’s door from getting shoved all the way across the parking lot sideways. ). eval(ez_write_tag([[580,400],'barnfinds_com-medrectangle-3','ezslot_2',134,'0','0'])); The third-generation Catalina went through a couple of big design changes. Don't post your car for sale in the comments. I was surprised to see that Can’t be original miles. Had it repaired. Somehow I passed and that night my Dad let me drive it with some friends to a school event….. of course we flipped the air cleaner to make the 4 barrel sound cool! 14,000 miles in 25 years is not believable. Years ago I had a 68 Bonneville conv. The rear frame doglegs had serious rot at that point. But the 1968 Pontiac Catalina, Grand Prix, Bonni, and Executive was one of the best of it’s time. But what would possess a bidder to push the value of this 400-cu.in. Lots of things in your story don’t add up. This ‘Cat probably still has at least 8 of its 9 lives. V-8-powered automatic-equipped Pontiac to more than $11,000 over the price you'd spend on any given day in a private sale? Fella near here has 68 2nd owner Grand Prix in better than new, when he is washing or driving 60 Rock and Roll mixes with power of exhaust tones. Yes old school, but the same build quality with today’s technology would be fantastic. Great condition. I had a ’68 Grand Prix the same color only with a lime green vinyl top. eval(ez_write_tag([[300,250],'barnfinds_com-box-3','ezslot_0',103,'0','0'])); Sometimes a car is too interesting to not feature it because of blurry photos, this is one of those times. The dash on that car was just beautiful! Engine mounts are not fully bolted. The original 428 cube engine was still with the 1976 Pontiac Ventura coupe blue ext w blue int with 121 original miles I guess could be only one with this mileage in world 260 v8, PS, PB, Factory AM radio, rally wheels with all documentation & window sticker I paid 12K for it. In fact it was the bottom of the line in the succession of “Full Size” Pontiacs behind the Executive and the Bonneville. It also Drove it back and forth to College and then to work after. These cars were the equivalents of the dinosaurs, good thing the meteor came in the form of the ’73 – ’79 “oil shocks”. Parts Car Included: 1973 Ford Pinto Squire Wagon, Low Mileage Fuel Miser: 1989 Toyota Tercel Coupe. special car when. Those cars never had “Stupid Stuff” go wrong. That’s the last handsome full-size Pontiac, in my view, and even at that I like the ’67 better. Yep, that was the trick, wash and clean the bottom part of the rear tires then pull forward or back up to clean the rest. amazing how that seems to have preserved them all, These behemoths including all except MOPA R AND Chev were not bad drivers, comfortable as any luxo and for days when almost no one drove 40,000 miles a year, 3 or 4 sets of tires to do so , relatively inexpensive to buy and maintain, and even dealer mechanics took under an hour for tune up, vacumned out windhield cleaned, and some guy had a job pumping you gas for you. aus oder wählen Sie 'Einstellungen verwalten', um weitere Informationen zu erhalten und eine Auswahl zu treffen. Those were great times. I just got out of prison for shooting her – just kidding. They were kinda tricky to get off and on. either. Pop never sold a Remember, these cars only had a 5 digit odometer, so they can’t display 100,000+ miles. From what I saw then (1986) it must’ve been a very People bought cars to drive them. It had a white interior, my mother in law had a container of black hair dye that leaked of which I wasn’t able to remove the stain. Bids are over $3,000 and the reserve is met! Just a bloated boat! Only 1 rearview mirror to back that huge car down the required course, back window without defogger totally blocked by condensation and the sweaty hands of a 16 year old boy who wanted to drive more than breathe. Use our search to find it. Interior is not bad. My Dad bought a 68 Executive new in 68 and still contends it was the best car he ever had. Wir und unsere Partner nutzen Cookies und ähnliche Technik, um Daten auf Ihrem Gerät zu speichern und/oder darauf zuzugreifen, für folgende Zwecke: um personalisierte Werbung und Inhalte zu zeigen, zur Messung von Anzeigen und Inhalten, um mehr über die Zielgruppe zu erfahren sowie für die Entwicklung von Produkten. But the 1968 Pontiac Catalina, Grand Prix, Bonni, and Executive was one of the best of it’s time. 1959 Devin V12 Special15 hours$18,000Bid Now, 1963 International R-18517 hours$3,500Bid Now. Sold his last Bonneville and bought a Ford in protest. I owned a 68 Pontiac Grand Prix my first car with the 428 , awesome car and only paid $100.00 for it. If you didn’t want to take them off to wash the wheels, you had to wash the bottom half and drive it forward to reveal the other half. 1977 Pontiac Bonneville Landau Coupe (base non brougham) brown ext with cloth beige int 8K original miles 350 4B, Tilt steering, PS, PB, power windows, Factory AC, Factory AM/FM radio with all documentation window sticker & manuals I paid 11K for it. Who here believes this car has original miles? ( yes the drunk was a high school student) I drove that car for 3 years and drove it like I stole it. I like these big sleds and have a 69 Impala vert Project. What are your thoughts on this car? Founded in 1926, Pontiac cars have long been sought after for their performance - and today's cars are no exception. in fact it was our “good” car in 1973 when I had to take my drivers license test on a rainy/icy Ohio afternoon. No Pontiac received the M22 till 1971 I think. Autoblog fait partie de Verizon Media. The seller says that it “runs great” but it needs “a little tender love and care”. Nos partenaires et nous-mêmes stockerons et/ou utiliserons des informations concernant votre appareil, par l’intermédiaire de cookies et de technologies similaires, afin d’afficher des annonces et des contenus personnalisés, de mesurer les audiences et les contenus, d’obtenir des informations sur les audiences et à des fins de développement de produit. I had ‘68 LeSabre which shares the basic design, had floors that had similar problems. The only way to kill a V8 Pontiac of that era was to not change the oil or over rev it. One day I got in my car at the local Burger King ( it was raining) when a guy with a Datsun (B210 if I remember right) rolls up cross ways in front of me and proceeds to leave the car there. A refurbished dino is a drive down memory lane, of what too many call the good old days, when every real man worked, real women took care of home and nurtured children,and a Sunday drive with whole family was holier than church meetings. The dent was made larger when the parking curbs on the other side of the lot stopped our movement. I’m looking for a 67 gp conv. The 400 Hydromatic of that era was also the most reliable. Hope it finds a deserving home. Well, other than the headliner which will have to be repaired and there appears to be some splits on the passenger seat and the top of the back seat. Please just appreciate it. Damit Verizon Media und unsere Partner Ihre personenbezogenen Daten verarbeiten können, wählen Sie bitte 'Ich stimme zu.' eval(ez_write_tag([[300,250],'barnfinds_com-medrectangle-4','ezslot_20',106,'0','0'])); And those tail lights! Previous owner put in an Olds 350 from 1977. Pour autoriser Verizon Media et nos partenaires à traiter vos données personnelles, sélectionnez 'J'accepte' ou 'Gérer les paramètres' pour obtenir plus d’informations et pour gérer vos choix. The inside of the car boasted those Strato bucket While at time the Dinosaurs were not to my liking, preferred pre 70 earl 60 Dinos, like 62 Cadilac 2,Dr coupe with very modified out to 430 cube engine, that ues at cruise70-80 got 15mpg. I’m one who prefers the early 60’s Catalina’s. Cool car tho. seats up front with woodgrain trim throughout. I have owned more than 1 car in which this was done. Great rust free condition. 1968 Pontiac Catalina 1968 Pontiac Catalina. With fuel injection, O2 sensors, lead-free fuel and an overdrive transmission these would be fantastic cars! Daten über Ihr Gerät und Ihre Internetverbindung, darunter Ihre IP-Adresse, Such- und Browsingaktivität bei Ihrer Nutzung der Websites und Apps von Verizon Media. My Dad owned a 68 Bonneville 4 door hardtop in this color with the black vinyl top…. ( it looked better than it sounds) I bought it with the intention of only keeping it for a month as my wife’s Vista Cruiser had just been totaled by a drunk on her way to high school. Autoblog ist Teil von Verizon Media. I’m with the others who mentioned that this car has already rocked around the odometer clock. Loved the Bonnie and was so sad when they sold it off to buy an Aunt’s 73 Catalina, which while it wasn’t as pretty as the Bonneville, it was an amazing car that we drove over 300k. car to family members. Another really nice old car that’s GREEN…!..LOL.. But it looked so much better with the skirts. Yes old school, but the same build quality with today’s technology would be fantastic. ragtop in need of a resto. And a huge trunk like someone else mentioned. Even the tail lights on the 68 Pontiac are similar to those on the 58 Edsel. When you hand wash cars of this size..,you will be awhile..! We have thousands of listings and a variety of research tools to help you find the perfect car or truck People didn’t buy cars to put them away. I had a 67 Ventura 2dr with 400 premium fuel engine and a THM 400 tranny (both bullet proof). Broke my heart when they discontinued the Pontiac nameplate. Project. View detailed pictures that accompany our Junkyard Gem: 1968 Pontiac Catalina sedan article with close-up photos of exterior and interior features. I still Loved that car. In the early ’70s I worked at a Pontiac dealer. Looking for a 1968 Pontiac Catalina for sale ? That means it was driven for 25 years as well. In need of work. Best car I ever owned!! E xcellentcandidatefor restoration . With fuel injection, O2 sensors, lead-free fuel and an overdrive transmission these would be fantastic cars! Not great. From their cool 64 all the way to their last one which was a 1985, he was Pontiac tried & true. Découvrez comment nous utilisons vos informations dans notre Politique relative à la vie privée et notre Politique relative aux cookies. (26 photos) In looking at the underside photos, there is some rust to deal with which seems unusual for a west coast car with 14,000 miles that has been in storage, but I guess it could happen.

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