To add some excitement, Pontiac also launched a special pace car model. Still, 1974 was the third best-selling year to date for the Pontiac Grand Prix. Not saying it would, but I guess I'd rather take somebody's word for it rather than find out for myself well now it's not somebody's word but rather more people's words for it. I called the dealer immediately and told them of the issue. We have this information and we give it to you for free.
The bucket seats were upholstered in Morrokide vinyl, while nylon loop-blend carpeting covered the floor and lower door panels. A four-speed automatic was the only transmission offered. Why hasn't anyone complained yet. Interior trim also received minor revisions, and a bench seat with center armrest returned as a no-cost option to the standard Strato bucket seats and console. Engine offerings again included the standard Buick 3. Under the hood, the 3.
The center console was now built into the instrument panel and featured a vacuum gauge to go along with a dash mounted tachometer manual transmission. There was a special edition model with metallic green paint, as well as gold wheels and pinstriping. Revised upholstery trims highlighted the interior, still featuring expanded Morrokide vinyl bucket seats and console as standard equipment. Now it's gonna cost me a fortune to have it fixed. ProvideTag Number: Please provide your transmission tag number when ordering this unit. Engines were carried over from 1973, including the 400 cu in 6.
This was the first time that Pontiac offered a radial tire option which actually became a reality. Also new for 1974 was a federally mandated interlock system that required the driver and front-seat passenger to fasten their seat belts in order to start the car. What kind of urban myth is this? Front suspension was independent with wishbones, coil springs, antiroll bars and telescopic shocks while the rear still had a. You could block the fitting ports for the lines at the radiator and put an external…. He reassured me that the overhaul kit is of better quality than the factory. When it comes to your Pontiac Grand Prix, you want parts and products from only trusted brands.
The first 1997 Grand Prix was built on August 12, 1996. Output was 205 hp 153 kW , 65 more than the previous year. The bucket seats were available with optional recliners and adjustable lumbar support. A flush will not cause any damage that didn't already exist. Although large V8s were still available, performance was on the decline due to another federal standard—a new emissions control system. Ford and Chrysler responded by producing plusher versions of their intermediate and Charger, but both eventually created newer entries to the intermediate personal luxury car battle—the in 1974 and in 1975.
A new optional four spoke steering wheel was also available. Cause I really don't need to be buying a new trans anytime soon. Engine choices included the standard 400 cu in 6. The pump in the transmission does all the work of pumping the new fluid out of the fresh container, and depositing it into the old container. The standard engine for 1985 was the 110 hp 82 kW Buick built 3.
An automatic transmission was offered as a no cost option. If the air conditioning system in your vehicle needs refrigerant, be sure the proper refrigerant is used. This prevented common rust of the rear strut towers of the 1997-2000 models. I have called every local mechanic and asked where to find this information and have searched the internet trying to compare diagrams. New power ratings were put into effect, requiring manufacturers to post net horsepower with all accessories installed vs.
I had one incident where I did accidentally push it into 3rd before I should have, but for the most part it has done that jerking, day since day one we got the car. The optional 428 cu in 7. All Grand Prix received a sport package with five-spoke alloy wheels and dual exhaust. We have this information and we give it to you for free. An all-new Grand Prix was scheduled for 1972. Find sources: — · · · · May 2014 Fourth generation Overview Production 1977—1987 Body and chassis 2-door 1978—1981 1982—1987 Related Powertrain 231 cu in 3.