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  1. 3 different fuel pumps were used during these years, a AC 9630 for 6 cyl engine, a AC 9640 for 8 cyl engine, and a AC 539, 9630 & 9640 used a glass bowl, 539 used a metal bowl, 9630 - 53-54 6 cyl. 9640 - 51-54 8 cyl. except 54 with factory air conditioning. 539 - 41-51 8 cyl. and 54 with factory air conditioning. note, pontiac informed dealerships when replacing a 9640, if a 9640 isn't available to use the better 539 pump. the 539 pump will have a larger fuel diaphram and pump body.
  2. American Graffiti, Bullitt, Smokey and the Bandit, Mad Max, Crazy Larry and Dirty Mary, Tucker
  3. no streamliners built in canada, either a fleetleader or a pathfinder. no chieftains built in canada also.
  4. no such thing as a silver streak, a 50-2569D is a chieftain deluxe four door sedan. BK means Kansas city assembly plant.
  5. no chieftains were built in canada, they were either a fleetleader or a pathfinder.
  6. you can remove the jacket or tube that conceals the shaft from the gearbox, thereby exposing the shaft.
  7. the steering column shaft goes right into the gearbox, you cannot separate to send the box out for repair without the column. Charles L. Coker 1953 & 1954 Pontiac Technical Advisor Pontiac Oakland Club International.
  8. Isky Cams in Gardena, Calif.
  9. these manifold studs are exposed to the cooling system coolant in most, if not all locations, coat the threads with grease to prevent thread corrosion.
  10. all 1948 pontiacs built here in the states, used the same identical radiator grill.
  11. dual magnetos, not duel like two men firing pistols at each other, lol
  12. well the original poster is talking about the Pontiac 239 straight six, and that sure the heck has nothing to do with a Lancia from the land of baloney.
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