Frame-Off Restored, Fully Documented, Original Color, V8 w/ Tri-Power, 4-Speed

  • Condition: Used
  • Make: Pontiac
  • Model: Catalina
  • SubModel: Convertible
  • Type: Convertible
  • Doors: 2
  • Year: 1965
  • Color: Black
  • Engine size: 389 V8
  • Transmission: Manual
  • Interior color: Red
  • Vehicle Title: Clear
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1965 Pontiac Catalina Convertible Description

1965 Pontiac Catalina 2+2 Convertible

VIN: 252675E171981

This beautiful fully documented Catalina has undergone a meticulous Frame-Off Restoration. Born from the factory an Original Catalina 2+2 Convertible with a Pontiac 421ci V8 w/ 4bbl, 4-Speed Manual Transmission, Starlight Black Paint, and Red Interior! The Tri-Power is a nice added touch that takes this Pontiac to the next level. Drop the top in style in this beautiful Catalina!

A complete binder including Full PHS Documentation, The Original Build Sheet, Restoration Photos, Previous Registrations, Receipts / Notes / Documentation from the Restoration, Vintage Pontiac Magazine Ads, Stuffed Animal Pontiac Tiger and Tiger Tail are included in the sale.

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Pontiac 389ci V8 Engine
Engine Casting # 9778789
Engine Date # C288 (March 28, 1968)
Engine Suffix # 483638 YE
Pontiac Tri-Power Carburetors
Engine Heads are Original to the Car
Muncie 4-Speed Manual Transmission
Transmission Casting # 3851325
Pontiac 10 Bolt - Single Track Rear End w/ 3.50:1 Gear Ratio
Rear End Casting # 8778080
Power Brakes 4-Wheel Drum
Power Steering
Radiator in Great Shape
Belts in Awesome Shape
Hoses look New
Brand New Shocks All Around
Brand New Stainless Steel Exhaust System
New Suspension Bushings
New Fuel Lines
New Brake Lines
Steering Gear in Great Shape
New Flex Lines
New Ball Joints
New Upper and Lower Control Arm Bushings
New Body Mount Bushings


Near Flawless Starlight Black Paint (Original "Born With" Paint Color)
Laser Straight Body
Grille Chrome in Awesome Shape
Very Nice Convertible Top
Tail Lights in Great Shape
Re-Chromed Bumpers in Great Shape
Door Lips look Phenomenal
Underside of Trunk and Hood has Great Paint Work
Doors operate Awesome
Awesome Body Panel Fit
Undercarriage Quality is Over the Top
Floorboards in Phenomenal Shape
Pinch Welds in Great Shape
Factory Pontiac 8-Lug Wheels
New BFGoodrich White Wall Tires
Front and Rear Tire Sizes 225/75R14


Appears to be Original Red Interior (Original "Born With" Color)
Bucket Seats w/ Console
4-Speed Shifter
Beautiful Original Style Steering Wheel
Dash pad in Great Shape
Nice Red Carpet
Underside of Convertible Top in Great Shape
Original Door Panels in Great Shape
Dash is Absolutely Stunning
Gauges in Great Shape
Center Console Looks Awesome
Interior Badges in Great Shape
Great Looking Chrome Trim throughout Interior
Red Pontiac Floor Mats
Newer Style Radio
Spare Tire

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