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Today 12:02 AM
496CHEVY3100 the replacement panel has a very,rounded outer door flange ,cant think of any later models that round ,
I was kinda thinking GM since all the other parts are GM.

Notice 67-72 chevy pu heater controls 69 and earlier short pump and a long gm pump 69-87 exaust manifolds and mid 70s air cond parts 67-68 headlight bucket 72 and older air filter,plus others
stumprd me
Yesterday 10:02 PM
MARTINSR
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Originally Posted by 496CHEVY3100 View Post
It's a different shape, and look at where the striker mounts, totally different.

Brian

Yesterday 07:25 PM
496CHEVY3100
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Originally Posted by MARTINSR View Post
It looks too round to be one of those though, it looks like a 1950 Chevy car kinda shape. Not saying that's what it is, but it is pretty round. That was the first thing that came to mind, but yes it wouldn't have that hole I don't think.

Brian


http://www.oldchevytrucks.com/cart/p...25&i=9673|||||
Yesterday 06:58 PM
MARTINSR It looks too round to be one of those though, it looks like a 1950 Chevy car kinda shape. Not saying that's what it is, but it is pretty round. That was the first thing that came to mind, but yes it wouldn't have that hole I don't think.

Brian

Yesterday 05:53 PM
Too Many Projects
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67-72 c10.:d
I don't know, the hole near the bottom looks like it's for "Astro-ventilation" and the C trucks didn't get that until the redesign in '73
Yesterday 05:27 PM
496CHEVY3100 67-72 c10.:d
Yesterday 02:06 PM
Too Many Projects
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Originally Posted by harposrepair View Post
That is a 1966-69 Pontiac OHC 6 cylinder. It's either a 230 or 250 cubic inch. They were used in the Tempests. They didn't even list them separately in the Hollander Interchange books at the salvage yards. They had the BOP bellhousing bolt pattern with a two speed a/t without a detent cable for passing gear.

A friend had one in a '69 Tempest back in the early '80's that broke a rod and he sent someone to the salvage yard to pick one up that they said they had for $150 and what was was brought back was a Chevy 6 cylinder. He called and told them it wouldn't bolt up and they sent someone to look at it and they said, "no wonder", that's a Pontiac OHC and they're different and we don't have one. So they let him return it for a full refund and he found one in a TRADER paper and bought it. for half the price of the Chevy engine.

The one in the pic is hard to tell the exact ci size since they looked alike.
I worked with a guy in the late 70's that had a '69 Le Mans convertible with the high performance 6 and a 4 speed with buckets. He had a build sheet to prove it was all original. I did a tune up on it with around 100k miles, rebuilt the carb and replaced the timing belt. It really was quite quick for a 6 banger...
Yesterday 01:38 PM
Dave57210 It's from the swap meet you were at yesterday
Yesterday 11:08 AM
MARTINSR Ok guys, I know it's not my turn but I have a fun one I think. I don't know the answer! What do you think this NOS B pillar skin is from? I love seeing NOS stuff like this, oddness to the max, what in the heck is it from?

Brian
03-28-2015 11:24 AM
harposrepair
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What is this?

Brian


That is a 1966-69 Pontiac OHC 6 cylinder. It's either a 230 or 250 cubic inch. They were used in the Tempests. They didn't even list them separately in the Hollander Interchange books at the salvage yards. They had the BOP bellhousing bolt pattern with a two speed a/t without a detent cable for passing gear.

A friend had one in a '69 Tempest back in the early '80's that broke a rod and he sent someone to the salvage yard to pick one up that they said they had for $150 and what was was brought back was a Chevy 6 cylinder. He called and told them it wouldn't bolt up and they sent someone to look at it and they said, "no wonder", that's a Pontiac OHC and they're different and we don't have one. So they let him return it for a full refund and he found one in a TRADER paper and bought it. for half the price of the Chevy engine.

The one in the pic is hard to tell the exact ci size since they looked alike.
03-28-2015 10:35 AM
boothboy
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Originally Posted by Too Many Projects View Post
Thought maybe the high performance would be definitive...
Not if you a PITA stickler for detail like that darn NIA BB is!

BB
03-28-2015 10:11 AM
Too Many Projects
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PMD, OHC high performance 6.
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More precisely, that is Pontiac OHC Sprint Six.. The standard PMD OHD Six had a one bbl carb. The Sprint 6 had a Q-Jet and hotter cam. It was a great little engine.

BB
Thought maybe the high performance would be definitive...
03-28-2015 08:53 AM
boothboy
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Originally Posted by MARTINSR View Post
You all got it, Buzz being first, it's your floor.

Thought I could stump you guys, foolish me.

Brian
I was working at a Pontiac dealership those years and we got a few in both Firebird's and LeMan's. They were indeed a quick engine. The money differences between the 6 vs the 8 weren't that much so if you were going to buy a new Firebird why would you want a six?
Gas miliage wasn't such a big deal then so that incentive wasn't there either. By the time the smog stuff and gas shortage struck the engine was gone.
That hood tach was neato!

BB
03-28-2015 08:42 AM
John long I had a buddy who put one in a 47 Ford street rod. Worked great and always drew a croud. Most didn't know what it was.

John
03-28-2015 08:22 AM
MARTINSR It was in the "Sprint" check out this ad! Very cool, I have seen a few, including "back in the day".



They came in the Firebird too.









I have always been an inline six nut so I spotted it as being cool back then. And yes, the Quadrajet was standard equipment from Pontiac!

Brian
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