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SPRINT 6's 1966 LEMANS 2DR HT

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PONTIAC LeMANS
By SPRINT 6, 10/14/2012
  • Make --
  • Model --
  • Color REEF TURQUOISE FACTROY CODE K
  • Price 4015.00
  • Year 1966
  • Odometer 117
  • Odometer Unit Miles
  • Description New for 1966
    Pontiacs All New Over Head Cam Engine.

    First’s Achieved by PMD with the OHC engine;
    First US Production 6 with OHC design
    First Belt Driven Camshaft on an American engine.

    This LeMans has the optional Sports Package / SPRINT OPTION
    This factory installed option, Dealer code #332. With a base price around $125.00 included the following:
    230 cid L-6 overhead cam engine with a 3.875 Bore & 3.250 stroke.
    Rated at 207 Horsepower @5200 RPM and 10.5:1 compression.
    Specially designed head, Intake & exhaust manifolds as well as a 650 cfm 4bbl Rochester Quadra-jet Carburetor with the exhaust piped out a 2.25 inch system with special muffler and resonator.
    Available on all Tempest & Lemans models, Exc. SW.

    OHC development started at the end of 1961 in hopes to start production in 1964. John Z. Delorean and the Pontiac design team made several prototypes before 1966.
    March of 2008 saw the re-sale of the 1 of 1 1964 Pontiac Banshee, OHC powered prototype for 1.5 million dollars.

    1967 Pontiac introduced the all new Firebirds with OHC,

    1967 also offered the 4bbl OHC engine option on wagons,
    Not listed as a Sprint/sports package.

    1968 brought the release of a newly re-designed 250 cid engine.

    The package also included standard 3 speed manual transmission with optional automatic or 4 speed transmissions.
    Specific axle gear ratios and
    Heavy duty suspension, with most parts borrowed from the GTO.

    Exterior treatment consisted of OHC/Sprint 6 fender badges and body side tri-striping available in Red, Black or White.
    Or you could order Stripe Delete.

    1969 was the last year for the OHC engine.

    For more details see your local Pontiac Dealer.

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