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By SPRINT 6, 10/14/2012
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  • Price 4015.00
  • Year 1966
  • Odometer 117
  • Odometer Unit Miles
  • Description New for 1966<br />Pontiacs All New Over Head Cam Engine.<br /><br />First’s Achieved by PMD with the OHC engine;<br />First US Production 6 with OHC design<br />First Belt Driven Camshaft on an American engine.<br /><br />This LeMans has the optional Sports Package / SPRINT OPTION<br />This factory installed option, Dealer code #332. With a base price around $125.00 included the following:<br />230 cid L-6 overhead cam engine with a 3.875 Bore & 3.250 stroke.<br />Rated at 207 Horsepower @5200 RPM and 10.5:1 compression.<br />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.<br />Available on all Tempest & Lemans models, Exc. SW.<br /><br />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. <br />March of 2008 saw the re-sale of the 1 of 1 1964 Pontiac Banshee, OHC powered prototype for 1.5 million dollars. <br /><br />1967 Pontiac introduced the all new Firebirds with OHC,<br /><br />1967 also offered the 4bbl OHC engine option on wagons, <br />Not listed as a Sprint/sports package.<br /><br />1968 brought the release of a newly re-designed 250 cid engine.<br /><br />The package also included standard 3 speed manual transmission with optional automatic or 4 speed transmissions. <br />Specific axle gear ratios and <br />Heavy duty suspension, with most parts borrowed from the GTO.<br /><br />Exterior treatment consisted of OHC/Sprint 6 fender badges and body side tri-striping available in Red, Black or White.<br />Or you could order Stripe Delete.<br /><br />1969 was the last year for the OHC engine.<br /> <br />For more details see your local Pontiac Dealer. <br />

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