1940 PONTIAC CUSTOM CONVERTIBLE - 108726 Sold* at Orange County 2011 - Lot #349 1940 PONTIAC CUSTOM CONVERTIBLE https://cdn.barrett-jackson.com/staging/carlist/items/Fullsize/Cars/108726/108726_Front_3-4_Web.jpg
Lot #349

1940 PONTIAC CUSTOM CONVERTIBLE

Auction Orange County 2011
Reserve NO RESERVE
Status Sold
Price
Lot 349
Year 1940
Make PONTIAC
Model
Style CUSTOM CONVERTIBLE
*Includes Buyer Commission
Details
VIN 6HA3901
Exterior Color CANDY GREEN
Interior Color PEARL WHITE
Cylinders 8
Engine Size 350
Transmission 3-SPEED AUTOMATIC
Description

Lot #349 - Custom Pontiac, "Decadence", built by hall of fame customizer, Rick Dore. Top is a chopped 3" metal lift-off Carson top. At the front you'll find nose shaved, molded the stock grille in, rolled the pan below the grille and handmade frenched headlight rings with spears molded into the tops of the fenders. Smooth and peaked center between the grille. At the sides are rounded rear hood corners, shaved sides and door handles, molded Zephyr running boards to the body and fenders to the body. Built flush mount side skirts. At the rear are rounded decklid corners, shaved tail lights and molded Chevy gravel pan to the body. Has Chevy rear bumper with Mercury bumper guards. LED tail lights sunk into the bumper guards. Performance comes from a 350 V8 with a Jet Performance automatic transmission. Walter Prosper air cleaner, US Radiator, Cool Flex, Optima batter, Holley carburetor, Street Avenger, Mooneyes valve covers, Ron Francis wiring kit, Hooker headers and glass-packs. Interior consists of T-Bird front bucket seats. The console, door panels, rear seats and kick panels are all hand built. Flaming River tilt column, Dynamat sound control, House of Kolor paint, custom mix of green and gold done in candies. Wheels are stock with Caddy Sombrero hupcaps. Tires are Firestone wide whites. Suspension is Air Ride Technologies Pro Ride system.
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