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Old Nov 26th, 12, 11:37 PM
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And Canadian Pontiacs got Chevy engines.
So it's an unusual vehicle that it went in.
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I never knew some Canadian built Pontiacs received Chevrolet engines.

OK, so not "technically" from a Chevelle. But from one of the Chevelle "sister cars" - the Pontiac Beaumont.

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Of Course!!!

It just dawned on me, my brother-in-law owns a 1969 Beaumont that has a 350. I will have to go over and bug him about the new block..;-)

AND....my brain just had a relapse...!!

In the spring of 1969 (I was 11 years old) and I recall driving down to the GM dealership with my Dad to pick up our brand new '69 Pontiac Laurentian (i.e. Catalina). I distinctly remember my Dad saying it had a 350 in it.
Funny story... it was the second car we ever owned...the first one was a Ford Fairlane which only had a very small six in it. My Dad hated it....although there is absolutely nothing wrong with Fords...this particular one was a lemon ..and it was terribly underpowered. It left him stranded on teh side of the road many a time.
I recall him constantly cursing the "gut-less" POS . I'm paraphrasing as he used much harsher words...and there were many other adjectives and nouns that I didn't understand at that tender age...:-)
Anyway, after that car he switched to GM and never looked back. He made it a point to buy the new car with the largest engine he could afford...and it was a Pontiac with a 350!
On our first trip coming back home from the dealership we had to take the highway. And being used to the Ford my Dad floored the car to merge with the traffic and the car shot out like a bullet! He almost lost control of the Pontiac and later he admitted to us that he nearly soiled the seat!. (Not in those particular words, of course).
I also recall he said it had a two speed transmission....now I realize it was a Powerglide.
My Dad is long gone but it is nice to pull out all these long suppressed memories!! Thank you!
I even have a picture of me in the driver seat of that car…

Thanks again,

BTW the picture below is dated Oct. 1969

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Vic, see what the stamps are on the front pad of your brothers engine. That will be interesting to know.
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