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Newbie with 1960 Strato-Chief


Hi everybody

We (me and my wife) have a 1960 Pontiac Strato-Chief 4d Sedan under renovation. It has a 261 Strato-Six and three-on-a-tree.

Pontiac has been part of our family over 24 years and now is the time for a complete restoration,

Here is a picture of the car before the frame-off restoration started:

https://i93.photobucket.com/albums/l7...V/IMG_0052.jpg

Even though the car looks nice on the outside, it has a lot of bodywork to be done!

Our Pontiac has been in Canadian embassy at Moscow 1960-1963 and came to Finland 1963 We are 3rd. owners after that.



Best regards,

Matti & Outi,
Finland
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-- Edited by 60stratochief at 15:18, 2008-03-31

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Welcome to the site from the west coast of Canada. Lots of friendly people ,knowledge, and encouragement to be shared about Pontiacs here!biggrin

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Welcome to the site Matti & Outi. You'll find lots of great people on here to assist you with your Strato Chief.
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Thanks,

by the way, did anybody know exact production number of 1960 Strato-Chief 4d Sedan?

1960 Pontiac Strato-Chief owners, it's be nice to receive pictures of your cars. to stratochief@dlc.fi

Matti

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Hey Matti,
Cool car! Warm Canadian Welcome to forum!

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THe first "AUTOMATIC"  car I ever drove was a Bat roof  61 Strato Chief 4 door .. It would almost do 90 MILES PER HOUR...biggrin    I watched my Dad restore the floor with tin snipes, pop rivets, sheet metal, and TAR!  My Dad ran 2 for $25.00 winter retreads in the rear ..  Wish he was here now to see my carcry   Kudos to you for restoring the family car    more history saved....

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I can't say how many were made (perhaps GM of Canada Vintage Vehicle services could help you with that) however I can tell you this much:
You car is model number 7119
They cost CDN $2905 when new (base model)
They weigh 3770lbs
Serial numbers for your model and body style start at 0711900001 so if you look at your SN, you can determine how far along in production your car was built.
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Thanks, our Strato's serial is 0711909401

Here is the oldest known photo of our Pontiac. It was taken in February 1965

https://i93.photobucket.com/albums/l78/ituoV/Pontiac_jkl1965.jpg




-- Edited by 60stratochief at 15:20, 2008-03-31

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Love those vintage photos, very neat indeed!

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That makes your Strato the 9400th of that body style off the line.

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