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08-21-2016 04:19 AM
boothboy
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Originally Posted by Dragonoake View Post
I've heard there was at least one with an aluminum frame
Some Pontiac collector had it back in the early 80's
I can't find any evidence of such a beast. If so I don't think Pontiac built it. Sheet metal front components yes, but frame? Must have been privatly bult.

BB
08-21-2016 01:23 AM
Dragonoake
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Originally Posted by boothboy View Post
Fourteen cars were built although you could order all the components including the frame through the Parts Dept.
I've heard there was at least one with an aluminum frame
Some Pontiac collector had it back in the early 80's
08-19-2016 06:59 PM
496CHEVY3100 If I remember correct Arnie Beswick campaigned one of these for a while,,then went to the gold 63 Tempest with a 421,

name probably not spelled correct



http://images14.fotki.com/v380/photo...Tiger18-vi.jpg


EDIT.actually it was orange I found this
08-19-2016 06:55 PM
idrivejunk I literally dreamed of owning one of those cheesy cats when I was a teen.
08-19-2016 06:43 PM
boothboy Auto Gear got it.

Lots of factory holes!
Particularly the frame. Here's a picture of a factory frame.
Fourteen cars were built although you could order all the components including the frame through the Parts Dept.
BB
08-19-2016 01:38 PM
AutoGear
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Originally Posted by boothboy View Post
!n 1963 a American built auto was nicknamed "Swiss Cheese"

What was it and why was it hung with that moniker?

BB
'63 PONTIAC CATALINA 421 SD factory lightweight car.
Swiss Cheese because of all of the holes punched in various components to lighten the car for drag racing.
08-19-2016 12:52 PM
boothboy !n 1963 a American built auto was nicknamed "Swiss Cheese"

What was it and why was it hung with that moniker?

BB
08-17-2016 10:12 PM
whinny Ok,this is a Chrysler valiant AP5. Around 63 I think, was parked around the road but not back as yet.
My neighbours daughter used to get picked up by her aunt n uncle for the weekend in one of these. No one in our neighbourhood had anything as new as this,lol.

Later gator
Russ
08-17-2016 03:17 PM
OldTech Studebaker Commander? say... 63??
08-15-2016 07:37 PM
whinny Nope, lol.

Later gator
Russ

Malc should get it.
08-15-2016 06:50 PM
boothboy
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Originally Posted by whinny View Post
http://www.hotrodders.com/forum/atta...1&d=1471307465

Make and model, I don't know year yet as I haven't seen it for a day or two to check rego details.

Later gator
Russ
1962 Volga Gaz 214
Runs on vodka.

BB
08-15-2016 06:45 PM
boothboy
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Originally Posted by idrivejunk View Post
Mitch said the magic word! I was just looking for Apollo GT. Buick powered so I knew Brian would chime in. Next Q please...
To be precise it is A 1964 Apollo 5000 GT Coupe. It was powered by a aluminum block Buick V8 with a four speed. A american built automobile with it's body being built in Italy and shipped to the States.

BB
08-15-2016 06:33 PM
whinny http://www.hotrodders.com/forum/atta...1&d=1471307465

Make and model, I don't know year yet as I haven't seen it for a day or two to check rego details.

Later gator
Russ
08-15-2016 11:16 AM
MARTINSR
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My brother had two of those years ago, they are worth about $500 each now, or more!

Brian
I was talking about the air cleaners not the Apollo!

I missed that all together.

Brian
08-15-2016 10:18 AM
idrivejunk Mitch said the magic word! I was just looking for Apollo GT. Buick powered so I knew Brian would chime in. Next Q please...
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