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1953 PONTIAC CHIEFTAIN Drives Smooth like a dream Straight 8 cyl Automatic

Make: Pontiac
Model: Catalina
SubModel: --
Trim: --
Year: 1953
VIN: K8XHS4002
Color: CREAM
Engine: 8 cyl
Fuel: Gasoline
Transmission: Automatic
Drive type: --
Interior color: Gray
Vehicle Title: Clear
Item location: Bettendorf, Iowa, United States

1953 Pontiac Catalina -- Additional Info:

1953 Pontiac chieftain. Texas car. Hydramatic transmission (option ) 268 in line 8 cylinder. Believed to be 30,000 original miles. Nice repaint some years back but still show fresh. Chrome and all bright work new or re-done. Newer Coker wide white radials. The previous owner went through all of the fluid systems, (the car sat for awhile before he bought it). He installed New wheel cylinders, changed tranny fluid. Found that number 7 cylinder was low on compression so he pulled head and found bad rings (probably seized due to sitting) He dismantled engine and installed new rod bearings and mains. cylinders were clean but turned crank anyway. Carb. was also rebuilt. Reassembled and tuned. Car runs perfectly and dependably. Has original bill of sale and owners book. Only known issue is on cold start there is a slight exhaust manifold leak that goes away when engine is at operating temp. Horn does not work. Converted to 12 volt system. Chrome is perfect! Only has a few hundred miles since engine was redone.