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1961 Pontiac Catalina "Bubble Top" Coupe With Tri-Power/4 Speed For Sale

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1961 Pontiac Catalina "Bubble Top" Coupe
With Tri-Power and 4 Speed Transmission
This 3 Owner 1961 Pontiac Catalina Bubble-top Coupe
Originating out of Chicago in the late 80s,
Having resided in TN since 1992.
Vehicle was Painted 2 Stage Base/Clear Sometime
in the Early 80s and
Has Withstood the test of time in a
Climate Controlled Garage.
Tinted Windshield
Cloth Seats
Manual Windows
AM Radio
Upgrade: 8-Lug Wheels
EXTERIOR: Vehicle is the Coveted Bubble-top 2 DR
that is straight, Exhibiting only Mild Surface Rust
to underside surfaces.
Underside is Cleanand Dry as Expected
for a Well Cared for Car Historically.
Vehicle was Painted 2-stage base/clear Blue
Sometime in the early 80s and
Has withstood the test of time in a
Climate-controlled garage,
Save for 2 Small Blemishes:
1: Small Bubbling Near the Right Tail Lamp Bezel
that is Virtually Unnoticeable and an
Easy Repair if Desired.
2: Right Fender Blemish Where the Fender Came
Into Contact With a Plastic Power Washer
in the Garage.
Body panel Alignment is Good
Exhibiting No Crash History.
Exterior Chrome is Bright Showing
No Damage or Rust.
Stainless Trim is Intact, Undamaged.
Tinted Windshield is Free of Chips and Gouges Etc.
and cleans Up Like New.
Plastic Tail Lamp Lenses are Crack-free and
All Lights Illuminate Properly.
The Interior is All Original Except for the
New Factory Correct Seat Covers
Replaced By the Prior Owner Sometime in the Early 80s.
A Tiny Section of the Original Interior
Was Specifically Saved on a Corner of the Rear Seat
to Confirm Original Quality.
Front Seat Has a Minor Stain that Should
Steam-clean Out Seamlessly.
This might be detailed before being sold.
Dash Pad is Undamaged and Crack Free
Showing Only a Very Slight Lift Area Just Ahead
of the Steering Wheel on Windshield Side at Edge.
Headliner is Original and Undamaged.
All Catalinas Came From Factory With No Carpet
This One Has the Correct Original Pontiac Rubber Mat
Flooring With carpet On the Transmission Hump.
Rare Factory Correct Floor Mats Included.
The Original Numbers Matching, Low Mileage, Engine
Runs and Sounds as it Should and Feels Right.
Previous Owner Installed 068 Mild Cam (425A) and
Resealed the Engine.
Vehicle Was Driven Mostly To Car Shows and
Has a Clean Engine Bay Overall
With No Obvious Leaks or Fluid Loss
Needing Attention Etc.
Transmission is a Close Ration 4 Speed Manual Transmission
The Transmission Linkage Seems to Hang Up
When in Reverse,
But Is Quickly Remedied By Depressing Clutch
and Shifting Back Into a Forward Gear.
This is Believed To Only Need Adjusting
Which Elderly Owner Has Not Yet Had Done.
Otherwise The Transmission Shifts As Expected.
New Front Brakes and Wheel Cylinders.
8-lug Wheels Were Restored and Relined
by Ron Panzer is 2007.
The Speedometer is Acting Up Recently and
Works Sometimes
Not Sure What the Issue Is and the Elderly Owner
Has Not Seen Fit to Address This.
Odometer Mileage is Correct.
Everything Else Works Mechanically
As It Should.
3 Deuce Carburator Setup Is Intact.
The Owner Noticed What he Suspected Might Be
a Slight Fuel Leak At One carburator Base and
Disconnected the Feed Line To the Other 2 Carburators
To Deter Fire Hazard.
This is Believed To Be an Easy Fix.
TEST DRIVE: Car feels Right.
Feels Tight.
No Unusual Odors or Sounds Evident and
Has a True Survivor Quality Feel and Smell To It.
At some point Hemmings Motors did a co-op Scale Model
of THIS Specific Car
that is Still Available for Purchase.
Car Was a Feature Car on the Cover of
Smoke Signals Magazine in 2010.
It Was also Featured on the
Hemmings Motor News 2011 Calendar
"Cars of the 60s".
As One of the More Desirable Pontiacs
Still on the Road Today.
This Car Has a Great Appearance and
Is Very Attractive to Crowds
With a Huge Following.
Considered One of the First Factory Muscle Cars.
Car is sold as-is/where-is.
All known details provided by owner
have been listed.
Car is for sale elsewhere and
could be sold at any time.
Elderly owner will require a
standard signed Buyer's Agreement Etc.
All Paperwork Etc. and Any Extra Parts
Go With the Car.
Location: Tennessee, USA
Please Direct your Calls to: CA Woodside
At 615-979-3058
Before 10pm CST.

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