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Old 05-13-2006, 12:09 AM   #11
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I was shocked to see a beretta labeled Tempest...Got the badges to prove it!
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I remember the Tempest well, particularly early to mid '60'*, even late '60'*. They were a fine car, and shared the same body as the GTO. I think the first year was 1962, and they were very small, relatively.

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well who knew?...i have seen lots of tempest and never thought twice about it
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ya the pic above was a '68, they were alot smaller in the early '60'*. Friend had a '64 and it killed me to ride in it. It was just a little bigger than a Corvair...... I know, "what'* a Corvair"
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ya the pic above was a '68, they were alot smaller in the early '60'*. Friend had a '64 and it killed me to ride in it. It was just a little bigger than a Corvair...... I know, "what'* a Corvair"
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what about the pontiac beaumont ? i think that was it. it was sold in canada. it was a chevelle with pontiac grills and emblems. had a chevy engine too. saw one at the woodward dream cruise last year. strange things come from that wicked beer you guys got up there !!
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I think the Tempest in the photo above is actually a 1967, perhaps a '66. Starting in '68, all US cars had side running lights, and this one doesnt. Also, in 1968, they changed body style completely. Less squared off, more curved body lines.

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I think the Tempest in the photo above is actually a 1967, perhaps a '66. Starting in '68, all US cars had side running lights, and this one doesnt. Also, in 1968, they changed body style completely. Less squared off, more curved body lines.

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Wait I am talking about thye Late 80'* Pontiac tempest not the Original.
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what about the pontiac beaumont ? i think that was it. it was sold in canada. it was a chevelle with pontiac grills and emblems. had a chevy engine too. saw one at the woodward dream cruise last year. strange things come from that wicked beer you guys got up there !!

now this is the car I want. 68 beaumont.SD 396

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why would they sell a pontiac badged chevy a-body when potiac already had an A-body? i'm confused.
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