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1961 Pontiac Catalina Convertible on 2040cars

US $6,500.00
Year:1961 Mileage:107000
Location:

Montgomery Village, Maryland, United States

Montgomery Village, Maryland, United States
Transmission:Automatic Vehicle Title:Clear Engine:400 V8 Fuel Type:Gasoline

VIN: 3G1A6595
Year: 1961
Drive Type: auto
Make: Pontiac
Mileage: 107,000
Model: Catalina
Trim: convertible

Condition: Used: A vehicle is considered used if it has been registered and issued a title. Used vehicles have had at least one previous owner. The condition of the exterior, interior and engine can vary depending on the vehicle's history. See the seller's listing for full details and description of any imperfections. ... 

Up for sale is a rare 1961 Pontiac Catalina Convertible project car needing restoration. It runs and drives but is not roadworthy. It has a 400 4 barrel V8, dual exhaust with a 350 TurboHydramatic, power steering and brakes. Exhaust and needed front suspension parts are new. Chrome, except front bumper, is good. Has the usual rust problems along the bottom of the body. Interior and trunk floors can be repaired instead of replaced. The full size '61 Pontiac is considered one of the best looking and sought after Pontiacs of the 1960's performance era. Old Cars Value Guide says it's worth more than the Bonneville due to its rarity and smaller, more agile size. Call Richard at 301 646 0101 Gaithersburg, MD.

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Fri, 21 Feb 2014 10:15:00 EST

Well, this is not good for General Motors. Following a report last week that GM was recalling 778,000 Chevrolet Cobalt and Pontiac G5 compacts over concerns that the ignition could switch out of the "run" position without warning, USA Today reports that the Detroit-based behemoth knew about the issue, which affected 2005 to 2007 Cobalts (the Cobalt shown above and in the gallery is from 2010) and 2007 Pontiac G5s, all the way back in 2004.
The information comes from a deposition in a civil lawsuit against GM, obtained by USA Today, which claims that a GM engineer experienced the issue while the then-new model was undergoing testing. The issue was "solved" when a technical service bulletin was issued in 2005, informing dealers to install a snap-on key cover on the cars of customers who complained about the issue. According to the Cobalt's program engineering manager, Gary Altman, the cover was an "improvement, it was not a fix to the issue."
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