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Pontiac s Greatest Decade 1959 1969

Author : Paul Zazarine
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Pontiac's Greatest Decade, 1959-1969: The Wide Track Era covers a specific timeline in Pontiac's history. A decade when it jumped from middle of the sales pack to hold the coveted number three position behind Chevrolet and Ford. Pontiac never gave it up from 1961 until 1969. The incredible leadership of Bunkie Knudsen, Bob Estes, and John DeLorean helped propel Pontiac into this esteemed position. Starting with the Wide Track 1959 Catalina, in rapid succession came the 1961 Tempest, the 1962 Grand Prix, the 1964 GTO (which launched the musclecar era), the 1967 Firebird, and the 1969 Grand Prix. Pontiac's Greatest Decade, The Wide Track Era, captures the energy and the dynamic force of personality that ignited the spirit of Pontiac Motor Division and all of its employees, from designers and engineers to assembly line workers and dealers. No other book on Pontiac's history has captured the essence of the Wide Track era. Along with never-before-seen photographs, there are evaluations of the products and significant milestones in the company's history from 1959 to 1969. Production and pricing information are also included.

Engines of Change

Author : Paul Ingrassia
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Chronicles the history reflected by fifteen iconic car models to discuss how automobiles reflect key cultural shifts as well as developments in such areas as manufacturing, women's rights, and environmental awareness.

Great Lakes Ore Docks and Ore Cars

Author : Patrick Dorin
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The Iron Mining Industry was quite extensive throughout the area known as the Lake Superior Iron Ore District. All of the iron ore was transported by rail to a wide number of lake ports on Lake Superior, Lake Michigan and Lake Huron. This book lists all of the ore docks constructed on The Great Lakes. Includes photos of the ore docks and ore cars, ore car schematics and pertinent data.

Chevrolet Parts Interchange Manual 1959 1970

Author : Paul A. Herd
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Swapping or interchanging parts is a time-honored practice, and this book is the source for Chevrolet parts interchanges.

Ultimate American V 8 Engine Data Book 2nd Edition

Author : Peter C. Sessler
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Pontiac GTO Restoration Guide 1964 1972

Author : Paul Zazarine
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Authenticity getting your goat? This updated second edition now includes additional GTO models from 1971 and 1972! Determine the proper part numbers with this detailed, accurate, year-by-year guide showing you the right way to do a full-scale restoration. Over 1,000 photos, part numbers, codes and color charts from original factory literature point out what goes where, what parts are good or bad, and the best way to put them together. 2nd ed.

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Trade Catalogs from the Hagley Museum and Library

Author : Hagley Museum and Library
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Vintage American Road Racing Cars 1950 1969

Author : Harold Pace Mark R. Brinker
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American road racing began just after World War II and quickly blossomed into a movement. The Sports Car Club of America (SCCA) and the United States Auto Club (USAC), clubs that became fierce rivals in the 1950s and 1960s, were the principal race promoters. Race tracks popped up everywhere, at first on city streets, then at airports and U.S. Air Force bases, and finally at purpose-built circuits like Road America and Laguna Seca.Although most of the cars that competed in American road racing were built in Europe, an underground movement sprang up of "special builders" who constructed their racers in home garages and small-town machine shops. Some were so homely and slow that only the builders could love them. Others trounced every Ferrari in sight and are now on the wish lists of wealthy collectors the world over.Vintage American Road Racing Cars 1950-1970 is the first book devoted exclusively to American road racing cars of all types and sizes. Hundreds of race cars built in America have never before been mentioned in print, and this book chronicles those and other cars with vintage and modern photography, specifications, memorabilia, and the stories and characters behind each car.About the AuthorHarold Pace's writing and photography has appeared in such magazines as Automobile Quarterly, Class & Sportscar, Excellence, Sports Car International, Vintage Racecar Journal, and others. He lives in Weatherford, Texas. Mark Brinker is a vintage race car enthusiast who has raced at the Monterey Historics. He is a doctor with three published medical textbooks and 70+ published scientific papers. He hails from Houston, Texas.

GTO 1964 1967

Author : Paul Zazarine
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Design, production, and service histories of our most popular subjects combined with top-notch color photograph.

The Great Auto Trivia Book

Author : Mitch Frumkin
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Trivia questions and puzzles deal with cars from the 1930s to the 1980s and related subjects

The Salvation Army Year Book

Author : Theodore H. Kitching
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Author : Robert L. Campbell
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Camaro Exposed 1967 1969

Author : Paul Zazarine
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This is the story of the formative and most collectible years of that classic pony car, the Chevrolet Camaro. Zazarine documents the rise of the Camaro from the first glimmer in Chevrolet's eye to the mighty COPO 427 Camaro. This fresh look at the Camaro includes first-hand reminisces of GM engineers and previously unpublished photos documenting the car's development. For the first time, see the proposed Camaro station wagon, Camaro Fastback, and other designs that GM seriously considered as it waged a sales war with Ford's highly successful Mustang.

The Daytona 500

Author : A. R. Schaefer
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Discusses the history and design of Daytona International Speedway along with some of the Daytona 500's most exciting finishes and famous racers.

The Collector s Guide to GTO 1964 1974

Author : Paul Zazarine
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This Classic reprint, formerly The Illustrated Buyer’s Guide to the GTO, includes all the essential information to know your car—aesthetic characteristics, engine displacement, the basic characteristics of the fuel systems and the speed gears, the colors, the codes for identification and other historical information. The text is accompanied by a lot of black and white photos that represent the cars, their passenger compartments and engines. This book is a vital resource in determining authenticity and value, and is helpful for making an educated purchase or to find information quickly.

Ahoy and Farewell 1944 Through 1969

Author : Marine Historical Society of Detroit
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Barracuda and Challenger

Author : Paul Zazarine
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Describes how Chrysler's most popular muscle cars became so successful and what makes them so collectible today. Testing, early designs, race and street cars, plus complete specifications.


Author : Consumer Guide Editors
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The American convertible is more than a car. It's a way of life, for no other body style combines the pleasures of luxury and open air motoring.

Standard Catalog of American Cars 1946 1975

Author : John Gunnell
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