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Old 24th December 2009, 11:14   #3601
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Next one............. a very specific car
ID 749 looks like an Australian Holden ?
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Old 24th December 2009, 12:02   #3602
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I dont think so because,
- this one doesnt have any tail-light arrangement visible towards the rear-side body like the one in case of late '60s Monaro.
- Also, the headlamp arrangement is different than the actual one. Although this is also a 2-door pillarless hardtop but might be with after market alloys and not the standard ones. The wheel arches also doesnt seem to be flared like the standard Monaro.
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Old 24th December 2009, 12:42   #3603
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Edit:-
ID 749
seems to be a 1966 Ford Galaxie 500 7 Litre pillarless hardtop!

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Old 24th December 2009, 13:38   #3604
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ID 749 seems to be a 1966 Ford Galaxie 500 7 Litre pillarless hardtop!

You are correct sir! A big block special edition, a bit different than your run of the mill Galaxie. Had a beautiful console and bucket seats. It was a very dissapointing car to drive however. A lot of low end initial torque that would raise the front end and then tweak to one side, but just was not all that fast, and I got terrible gas mileage with mine, worse than a lot of other big block cars.
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Old 27th December 2009, 04:53   #3605
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No one has posted so I guess I will continue.
This is a very specific car
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Old 27th December 2009, 20:10   #3606
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No one has posted so I guess I will continue.
This is a very specific car
ID:750 is a 1970 Chrysler Hurst 300
Rare and cleanly styled, it is a limited edition Hurst modified special.

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This car had the Spinnaker White and Sauterne Mist Gold fancy pinstriped paint scheme as in the pic.

Chrysler made the cars in Spinnaker white at their plant at Jefferson Avenue with Saddle color Imperial leather interiors. They were then sent to Hurst Performance Products at Warminster, PA, where Hurst did the conversions.

Hurst replaced the sheetmetal hood with a moulded fiberglass hood.
This fiberglass component had recessed twist locks and a non-functional power bulge scoop. The scoop had diecast "300-H" emblems on either side.

Then they installed the fiberglass trunklid with custom-designed recessed airfoil. The trunk lid was vaccuum-operated and activated by a button in the glove box. It had no external key lock.

Rear fender end caps were also installed.
Hurst painted the white car with Sauterne Mist Gold portions on the hood, trunk and a beltline streak.

The fancy pinstriped chrome 15x6JJ wheels with trim rings and chrome centrepieces were also unique to this car. The tires were H70-15 Goodyear Polyglas radials with raised white lettering.

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The Hurst 300's interior was in satin tan leather and straight out of the Imperial.

This muscle car was powered by Chrysler's big-block TNT 440 V8.
This was a 7,209 cc (439.89 cubic inch) V8 engine
breathing through a Carter four-barrel carburettor and
feeding into a Chrysler TorqueFlite A727 3-speed automatic transmission.
The tranny was operated via a column- or console-shifter.

The engine could put out 375 bhp @ 4,600 rpm
and 650.88 Newton-metres of torque @ 2,800 rpm.

The Chrysler Hurst 300 weighed nearly two tons and could do 0-60 mph at 7.1 seconds with the quarter mile in 15.9 seconds.

It is wrong to call the Chrysler Hurst 300, a Chrysler 300H.
That honor belongs to the 1962 Chrysler 300H -- a true letter-series 300.

Of the 500 Chrysler Hurst 300 coupes
and one and only Hurst 300 convertible sold,
50-60 cars are believed to survive in N. America and 25 worldwide.

Here is a pic of the convertible.

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Old 28th December 2009, 01:46   #3607
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You are correct sir! Another non performing car I place in the same category as the 7 Litre Ford above. Great looking car, disappointing performance.
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ID:751
Guess this two-door coupé

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Old 28th December 2009, 21:28   #3609
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Felt like posting here after a long time. Anyway,

D:751 is a 1961 Pontiac Catalina coupé (most probably also called a 'Bubbletop'). Ram will have the details for sure, so shall leave him to furnish them!
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Old 29th December 2009, 00:32   #3610
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Looks more like a Ventura Super Duty with the wheels and dual exhaust
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It could well be a '61 or '62 Catalina / Super Duty rest all Catalina till 1967 had different side chrome strip and rear lights, although the bubbletop remained the same. Tough to differentiate from this pic between a factory Catalina or a Super Duty.

Looking at the way light is falling on this vehicle, the other exhaust should've been clearly visible but only one is visible. I am not sure if the second one is an exhaust or a photographic error.
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Default D:751; 1961 Pontiac Ventura "Bubbletop" hardtop coupé

CyCarConsulting, you are right D:751 is a 1961 Pontiac Ventura Bubble-top coupé. Not a Catalina at all !

All Venturas had dual exhausts.

The only thing identifyng an SD car from the exterior (aside from engine sound) was the front aluminum bumper.

Super Duty factory mods
There were two Super Duty engines.
1) The 389 cubic-inch 368 bhp Super Duty
This engine had high-flow cylinder heads and SD harmonic balancer. With this engine, the Ventura could do 0-60 in 8.2 seconds and the ¼ mile in 15.5 seconds @ 93 mph.

2) The 421 cubic-inch 473 bhp Super Duty
The 389 Super Duty engine was also bored and stroked to 421 cubic inches and released as a dealer option for non-street speed trials and racing only. 12 such 421-cid Venturas were sold. The 421 had a forged-steel crankshaft with larger 3.25-inch main journals. With twin Carter AFB 4-bbl carburetors, the 421 put out 473 bhp (mfr. claimed 373 bhp).

Super Duty modded cars had weight saving aluminum front bumpers, aluminum radiator, aluminum body parts, Borg-Warner 4-speed manual gearbox, high-compression heads, high-lift camshafts, four-bolt main bearing caps, high capacity fuel pump, heavy duty clutch, special front harmonic balancer, heavy duty bearings, dual point distributor and aluminum exhaust headers.

With all that, SD cars had a reputation of being temperamental and frequently would refuse to start on a cold morning!

Bubble-top
The term bubble-top referred to the convex windshield and rear window which along with the appropriate edgeless curved convex A pillars, missing B pillars and Tapering C pillars gave the impression of a smooth glasshouse with no edges and outstanding all-round visibility.

Eight-lug wheels
Eight-lug wheels came on 1961 and many later years of Pontiac.
They were composite two-piece wheels with seamless steel rims bolted to finned alloy drums by eight chrome closed-end chrome lug nuts.

But unique to the 1961 Ventura, were silver-gray (not black) 8-lug wheels.

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The youtube video shows 8-lug-wheels painted black unlike what was original for 1961. Still, aren't they cute?

Downsizing of Pontiac’s midrange Catalina and Ventura for 1961, shed 91 kg. The improved power-to-weight ratio boosted performance into muscle car territory.

Body Identification
All 1961 Pontiacs had a spearlike extrusion moulded in the sheetmetal on the sides.

It included a concave area that began in the front doors and tapered toward the back.

Venturas and Star Chiefs being the upper-crust models, had a thin chrome band that outlined and defined the extrusion and edged the rim of the concave area. Series-name script was placed inside the concavity.

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1961 Ventura

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1961 Catalina (very plain; no confusion)

The smaller and lighter Pontiac Ventura offered only two doors, but was still as expensive, as the Pontiac Star Chief four-door sedans and hardtops on the longer Bonneville wheelbase.

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1961 Bonneville bubbletop.
Had a longer wheelbase, the two-door body notwithstanding!

The Catalina had a plain extrusion with a simple spear in the concave area.

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1961 Catalina bubbletop

So, it is not a Catalina at all !

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Old 29th December 2009, 23:39   #3613
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specific year make model?????
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Old 30th December 2009, 00:27   #3614
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ID 752 is a 1968 Dodge Hemi Dart

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Old 30th December 2009, 00:36   #3615
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ID 752 is a 1968 Dodge Dart Hemi.

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no sir, it is way more than that
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