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Hemmings Find of the Day – 1962 Pontiac Tempest Custom Safari station wagon

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1962 Pontiac Tempest Custom Safari station wagon for sale. From the seller’s description:

Very rare wagon with PHS documentation built in Southgate California. Sold new in Seattle Washington. I purchased it from the 2nd owner 7 years ago and restored it to how you see it today. Custom Safari trim package with all transistor radio, heater, two speed wipers, power tailgate window, deluxe interior, 166hp, 194.5-cu-in. (1/2 389) slant 4 cyl. with 4bbl. carburetor, and full wheel covers. Body stripped to bare metal and any rust repaired with metal patch panels. Driver quality repaint in original color black. Front and rear floor pan, and wagon well are new. Front seat cover, door panels, headliner, wind lace, carpet, wagon vinyl flooring are new. Seat cover, door panels, and wagon floor materials sourced from SMS fabrics in Oregon. NOS sill moldings. Dynamat installed under new carpet. Delco radio refurbished with FM conversion. Many mechanical items are new or NOS items to include: Transmission serviced and resealed. New kick-down cable, rebuilt carburetor, 4 new Coker WW radials, New alternator generator, radiator and hoses, electric fuel pump, Petronix electronic ignition, front wheel bearings and seals, shocks, wiper motor, tailgate power window motor, all new wiring including dash, fuse panel and under hood wiring. Heater motor refurbished. New tinted windshield, vent windows and rubber seals. Starts, runs and drives well. You will likely not see another one in better shape. The only intermittent item is the Fuel gage.

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Cicero, Indiana
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