1960 PONTIAC CATALINA 389 V8 AUTOMATIC 1960 CHEVROLET BUICK OLDSMOBILE 60 NOS GM

1960 Pontiac Catalina CLASSIC

Make: Pontiac
Model: Catalina
SubModel: CLASSIC
Type: 4 DR SEDAN
Trim: SEDAN
Year: 1960
Mileage: 60,200
VIN: 160K11922
Color: Blue
Engine: 389 V8 BIG BLOCK
Cylinders: 8
Fuel: Gasoline
Transmission: Automatic
Drive type: REAR WHEEL
Interior color: Gray TRI-TONE PATTERN
Vehicle Title: Clear
Item location: Grand Junction, Colorado, United States
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FACTORY AM RADIO, WIDE WHITEWALL TIRES
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Description for Pontiac Catalina 1960

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I will install a New Front Windshield

and will Repair the lower rear seat pattern insert

with NOS material.

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If Regular High Bid Wins, the car is sold "as-is".

1960

PONTIAC CATALINA

4 DOOR SEDAN

SUPER STRAIGHT CLASSIC

Hello, your looking at a Very Straight & Original 1960 Pontiac Catalina Classic 4 Door Sedan.

This car has been in storage since 1980's in dry Colorado and is now out and fresh'end up to get back on the road again. Selling this for a good friend with clear title. Life has been in California, Nevada, Colorado. A very solid, straight, overall original '60 Catalina. The car was repainted in the early 80's and was repainted blue over the rare original dark orchid color. The jams were not done in the doors but the hood and trunk jams were painted. I would have much rather seen it in the beautiful original color, but the old owner wanted a change after many years. There was some minor repairs as far as we can investigate from looking closely at the entire body. Some small rust-outs in the lower front fenders, very isolated, a2"x3" inch area.The metal on the doors, trunk seams and lower & inner rockers are all solid, the main floors are all solid and some surface rust was addressedon the top of the trunk floor and then recoated with rust preventer sealer, solid floor. Note: The drivers side lower rear floor pan was reinforced with a soild new metal panover the top of the original pan at some point to keep pattern original from below, floor is very strong.All floors are original and solid and strong along with all body mounts and braces. Please See photos of underside.

OVERALL: The car runs strong with the 389 big block 2 barrel with tag, starts very easy, no leaking, or puddles after sitting. Fluids have been changed, tune up new spark plugs, filters. All electrical is good, dash is great, lenses and gauges all work. NOTE: The speedo inner cable needs to be purchased and re-inserted, as the original inner cable snapped after sitting in storage. The main cable housing is in place, but the center cable needs to be reinserted to make the speedo work again, a easy fix. The mileage is correct until storage in late 80's and not many miles since being removed from storage, so miles should be accurate as it is now showing.

SEALS: All fuzzy window stuff is great no rattles and the weather door, trunk seals are very nice originals and soft. The doors all open and close and lock great. All windows operate and are working great, including vents. All Original factory Glass is clear and nice shapeand Eze eye glass stamped coded, except the front windshield was cracked in center as a garage door shaft scraped the glass there putting pressure to cause a crack, bummer. New Front windshieldcan beinstalled at cost if needed. I can do this item for you if requested and paid for. The hood and trunk, doors all close and open with ease and are tight. Door locks all function with original stamped coded keys as shown. A very solid car and it shows overall how straight the body is from the factory.

PAINT: The repaint was done in the early eighties and has held up very well, the top surface was just rebuffed and addressed and shows some very minor sand scratches that could be taken out with another compound buf, or 1500 grit wet sand and another buff. The paint is very shinny and no side dings, or dents to speak of at all. There are some imperfections in the top surface showing sinking of a small sanded areas, but very hard to photograph. The Paint is a 6.5 - 7 out of 10 I would estimate, due to the straightness of the body, thishelps rate it much higher. Note: Some small buffing burn marks in top surface areas also. Looks local show quality now. NOT Top Show quality to the picky perfectionist in any way, just to be clear in this overall description!

MECHANICALLY: 389 V8 Engine runs starts easy, no leaks, Tranny shifts good but is a all original drive train with a now showing 60,200 miles which is believed to be original and accounted for in a log book. Pedals show minimal wear also. Radio works good after tube warm up. Dome light works good, brake, tail lights, high beam & blinker indicators all work. Wipers work good. Rare under-hood factory light works, and rarein trunk removable extension light works great.

TIRES are all good, original stamped design, B.F. Goodrich Bias Ply Wide Whitewalls in correct size and width. 7.50 x 14" spare tire is the factory original Firestone bias ply tire.

INTERIOR: is all Original including the carpet and headliner. The seats are very good, good support.The lower rear seat insert material is splitting, but I found some NOS Original insert material if requested to repair this at cost if you want?Or you need to recover seats "as is" now with clear vinyl covers and it will hide this while keeping it alloriginal and protecting the material from any more splitting. Note: The top of the rear seat vinyl was resewn and the rear shelf was redone also. The cloth headliner has age stains and two cloth repairs, but is original. The carpet and rubber mats are all original also. Door panels are original and the lower 1/3 sections have beenrepaired.

CHROME: Main pot metal Chrome, Door handles, rear tail light housingsand main bumpers, grillare all in super shape. The stainless trim is also overall very nice and straight. One ding on rear long quarter trim, semi-repaired. The worst part is the rear main bumper. The center smaller rear bumper guards are dented and the outer driver side lower, rear bumper has three dings from a bump also. Rear bumper would need straightened and fixed for show, but still has nice shine now.

Overall, Honestly the only things needed on the car are these that I know of: The missing Letter "T" on the rear deck above gasdoor, The rear seat lower insert material replaced or clear covered, the front windshield, headliner stained, and some weather beltline interior welting.This Classic 1960 Catalina is very solid, straight and needs only to be driven again to have fun in and shown in some local car shows, or driven to the local drive-in with the family!

THANK YOU FOR LOOKING!

THE 1960 PONTIACRUNNING

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