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1960 Pontiac Catalina Hardtop Running A 500 Cadillac Engine No Reserve Custom on 2040-cars

Year:1960 Mileage:1960
Location:

Redmond, Oregon, United States

Redmond, Oregon, United States

1960 Pontiac Catalina

4 Door Hardtop

My pops is almost 74 years young and is running out of space and the time to drive all these old cars and the upkeep they need, so it is time to sell a few......

This is a 1960 Pontiac Catalina that hasent been driven much in the last 5 years or so although has had a bunch of work done.

Prior to being parked the Pontiac had a fresh Cadillac 500 engine installed along with a brand new turbo 400 transmission. Power steering, Power brakes. The interior was done with all new carpets, new headliner and all new upholstery. The brakes were new and all new shocks were installed. The radiator was also new. The Body is pretty straight and looks to still have all its original chrome and stainless, and the only rust seems to be a little in the trunk floor. All the windows go up and down, the car starts right up and sounds great although a little loud with headers/mufflers and no tailpipes. I drove this car around the block and it runs great,  starts right up with no rattles or smoke, lots of power,  shifts, stops straight, lights/heater/horn all work although the wipers didnt come on. As this car has been parked and not driven, with expired tags for some time I would recommend you trailer it home and do a complete once over and check everything out before you would consider it a daily driver. The paint is usable and does have a little shine but could use a new coat of wax to give it a fresh look... although it was painted years ago and was a cheap job then.

We are selling this car at no reserve 

If you have any questions you can call my dad direct, and he will try to answer them.  Bud 541-420-9588

I will be listing his 1950 Cadillac Hardtop in the background next week. It runs and drives and my pops just drove it 60 miles last week.

 

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