1971 PONTIAC VENTURA GTO GRILL NOVA BODY 2015 POWER TOUR SURVIVOR

Price: US $6,700.00 Item location: Tarpon Springs, Florida, United States
  • Condition: Used
  • Make: Pontiac
  • SubModel: VENTURA WITH GTO GRILL
  • Type: Sedan
  • Trim: WITH GTO GRILL
  • Year: 1971
  • Mileage: 5,000
  • VIN: 213271W265085
  • Color: GTO MIDNIGHT GREEN
  • Engine size: 350
  • Number of cylinders: 8
  • Fuel: Gasoline
  • Transmission: Automatic
  • Drive type: RWD
  • Interior color: BLACK
  • Vehicle Title: Clear
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Description:

1971 Pontiac VENTURA WITH GTO GRILL

1971 PONTIAC

VENTURAWITH GTO TRIM

RAM AIR HOOD

THIS CAR WAS BUILT TO GO ON HOT ROD POWER TOUR IN 2015

WE WENT FROM THE TAMPABAY AREA TO MADISON WISCONSIN ALL ON BACK ROADS AND FOLLOWED THE POWER TOUR ROUTE FROM MADISON DOWN TO BATON ROUGE LA.. OUR TOTAL MILAGE WAS OVER 4400 MILES.OTHER THAN THAT THE CAR WAS DRIVEN TO DAYTONA BEACH FORTHE TURKEY ROD RUN LAST YEAR. DURING THIS TIME AND ALL THE THOUSANDS OF CARS I SAW, HEREWERE ONLY 4 OTHER PONTIACS WITH THIS BODY STYLE, ONE WERE LIKE MINE I SAW HUNDRED OF NOVAS WHY BE ONE OF THE HERD

THE GOOD

I BOUGHT THIS CAR JUST FOR THIS EVENT IT HAD ALREADY BEEN WORKED ON WHEN I BOUGHT IT HOWEVER I TOOK IT APART AND REPLACED THE MOTOR WAS A 305 NOW A 4 BOLT MAIN 350 WITH 202 HEADS THE BALL JOINTS HAD BEEN REPLACED AS THE TIEROD END ALL WERE GOOD THE SPRINGS IN FRONT AREORIGINAL OKBUT I WOULD PLAN ON CHANGING THEM OUT THE CAR DRIVES STRAIGHT AND NO BAD WEAR IS SHOWING ON THE TIRES. . THE POWER STEERING HOSES LOOK TO HAVE BEEN REPLACED OVER TIME HOWEVER THERE IS A SMALL LEAK IN THE SYSTEM AS I HAD TO ADD FLUID DURING THE TRIP. . .THE TIRES WERE NEW AT THE BEGINING OF TRIP AND LOOK GREAT WITH LOTS OF TREAD. THEY ARE BF GOODRICH RADIAL T/A AND RIDE NICE.WITH THE ENGINE REPLACEMENT NEW PARTS WERE ADDED / 650 ELDOBROCK CARB NEW ALTERNATOR NEW WATERPUMP NEW ALUM. RADIATOR NEW TRANSMISSION COOLER NEW BATTERY NEW THERMOSTATE NEW BELTS HOSES NEW WIPER MOTOR NEWFLATTOP PISTONS, EW COMP CAM NEW LIFTERS NEW RINGS AND BEARINGS NEW HIGH PERFORMANCE OIL PUMP NEWAIRGAP STYLE INTAKE NEW DISTRUIBTER NEW SUNPRO SUPER TACH NEW WIPER MOTOR NEW BRAKE MASTER CYL AND A4 WHEEL BRAKES NEW PARTS INSTALLED NEW B&M SHIFTER QUICKSILVER MODEL NEW CARPET NEW SEAT COVERS W NEW OVER STUFFED BOTOM CUSHONS NEWHEADLINER NEW PACKAGE TRAY NEW 4 300 WATT SPEAKERS NEW WINDSHIELD NEW MIRRORS NEW ON AND ON ALSO IT GETS GOOD GAS MILAGE AT 55 MPH WE GOT 18 MPG

THE GAS TANK WAS REMOVED AND CLEANED AS WERE THE LINES

THE BAD

I INSTALLED A CASSETTE PLAYER IN THE CAR IT WAS A NEW NOS ITEM OLDIE A TAPE IS STUCK IN IT / I GOT A NEW VYNAL TOP I COULD NOT GET IT ON RIGHT HOWEVER IT IS INCLUDED / WATER HEATER STARTED TO LEAK ( IT HAD BEEN TESTED ) A NEW ONE IS INCLUDED / THE WATER TEMP GAUGE IS INCORRECT SHOWS HIGH / SPEED OMETER IS HIGH BY ABOUT 10 MPH AT 60( TIRE HEIGHT OVER STOCK) / THE TRANSMISSIONKICKDOWN CABLE HAS BEEN REMOVED HOLD DOWN BOLT STRIPPED OUT / ONE AIR SHOCK BROKE ON POWER TOUR COULD NOT BE REPACED ON ROAD HAS A REGULAR SHOCK ON ONE SIDE AIR IN OTHER.( WORKED FINE ON TOUR SO I HAVE NOT DONE ANY THING ONLY REASON IPUT AIR SHOCKS ON WAS BECAUSE OF LUGGAGE LOAD ) / THE HOOD SCOOP HAS A STRESS CRACK ALONG FRONT CONNECTION I RE INFORCED GLUE JOB HAPPENED BEFORE TRIP AND WIND PRESSURE DID NOT MAKE IT WORSE SEE PHOTO / TURN SIGNALS WORK HOWEVER LIGHTS IN DASH DO NOT / GAS GAUGE DOES NOT WORK / PROBLY A GROUND PROBLEM ON DASH / HEAD LINER IS NOT AS TIGHT AS I WOULD LIKE


GENERAL PAINT IS NOT A 100 POINT SHOW JOB / THE BOTTOM OF CAR LOOKS AS GOOD AS THE TOP / THIS IS NOT A RUSTED HULK SOME ONE PAINTED OVER / TAIL PANEL WAS REPLACED / VERY STRAIGHT BODY WITH EXCEPTION OF DRIVERS FENDER WHICHWAS A REPLACEMENT AND THE BODY SHOP THE AT WORKED ON IT SAID IT WAS READY TO PAINT HAD SOME DINGS IN IT STILL MOST PEOPLE DON;T PICK IT OUT.ALL GASKET WERE REPLACED AS WERE FELTS

PLEASE IF YOU CANNOT PAY FOR THIS CAR DON'T BID ITS A REAL PAIN IN THE BUTT