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Old 02-14-2013, 06:25 PM
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Default 1959 Pontiac Star Chief

Sold the 26í Dodge back in October, worked on our 68í C10 and sold that, then picked up this 1959 Pontiac Star Chief.

My son was a bit Leery of it, but I have always loved Pontiacs and really thought this one was pretty cool. Figured the Dodge was a build that he had wanted to do, so now weíre doing one more of what I like.

Car was found by a coworker of my son. He was there to pick up another car and saw this one, sent us these pictures and ultimately picked up both cars. It had sat in the same spot since 1967 with just over 15,000 miles on the odometer. The car had been run off into a ditch and ripped the passenger side a-arm mounting from the frame. We assume thatís the reason it never hit the road again.
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Old 02-14-2013, 06:29 PM
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When we first got it home, we had to set it out behind the barn until a spot in the shop got cleared out. This proved to have been a poor idea, seeing that it was a complete PITA to get it drug up to the shop.
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Old 02-14-2013, 06:33 PM
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Once we got it in there, we started disassembly.
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Old 02-14-2013, 06:33 PM
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Cool ride! quite the road smasher. Good luck and keep us posted
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Old 02-14-2013, 08:15 PM
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I've seen lots of four doors, two door hardtops and four door tops but I'm not sure I've ever seen one of those in a two door post before! Cool find, I'll be watching.
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Old 02-14-2013, 09:13 PM
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I'm with you, old Pontiacs are very cool. This one looks to be a sweet project. Looking forward to the progress
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Old 02-14-2013, 09:46 PM
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Old 02-14-2013, 09:55 PM
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Old 02-14-2013, 09:57 PM
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Perfect choice on year, I love 59 GM products....

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Old 02-14-2013, 10:20 PM
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