1965 Pontiac Tempest Custom Convertible GTO Lemans 389 Automatic Ca. Black Plate

1965 Pontiac Tempest for sale in Santa Ana, California, United States

Condition: Used
Item location: Santa Ana, California, United States
Make: Pontiac
Model: Tempest
Type: Convertible
Trim: NA
Year: 1965
Mileage: 104,500
Engine size: 389
Number of cylinders: 8
Transmission: Automatic
Drive type: RWD
Vehicle Title: Clear
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Description for Pontiac Tempest 1965

You are looking / bidding on a 1965 Pontiac Tempest Custom Convertible California Black Plate, comes with protect-o-plate
Car drives great with no issues. Car does need some detail work, convertible top does need to have the plastic rear window replaced it is all cracked. But drive the car and fix it at your leisure. Specifics of the car below:
  • Paint looks good but there are a few issues.
  • A few small bubbles are forming under the paint (in front of the rear wheel, right by the quarter and rocker seam)
  • Dent on passenger side infront of rear wheel but repairable
  • Dent at edge of rear quarter on drivers side but repairable
  • Floors are solid except for small hole on passenger side but repairable, trunk floor needs to be replaced, I am including a new three piece trunk floor set (original cost $200)
  • Trunk key lock is missing but you can open with screw driver
  • Rockers are solid
  • Please review the pictures to make sure body / paint meet your expectations as everyone has a different opinion of good, great and excellent.


  • Engine is a 1965 Pontiac 389 out of a Grand Prix casting number 9778789 Stamped YE (325 hp) 4BBL Date code is D 21 5 (April 21st, 1965. Original numbers matching 6 cylinder engine comes with it if you want it, otherwise it is going to the scrap yard.
  • Engine runs great. No knocking, smoking, etc. No overheating issues, etc.
  • Original 2 speed power glide transmission
  • Dual exhaust (2 years old)


  • Gold bench seat and has a split in the seam on the driver side
  • Nice original Steering Wheel
  • Carpet is in fair condition
  • Original working AM radio
  • Power convertible top works great
  • Everything works as it should
  • All electrical works great


  • 10 bolt


  • Power Steering
  • Power Brakes
  • Tires in good shape

Again, nice driving car that is not perfect.

Vehicle can be inspected by appointment in Santa Ana, Ca. 92705

Buyer responsible for pickup or to arrange pickup/shipping of vehicle. All transportation cost and arrangements are the buyers responsibility.

Please feel free to contact me with any questions. 714-454-5535 ask for Steve

Reserve the right to end auction early as car is for sale locally unless reserve is met on the car. In that case, auction will run until the end to be fair with all bidders.

$500 non refundable deposit required 48 hours after end of auction.

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