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1967 Pontiac Catalina
Included with all the GM standard features, the Catalina also had wood grain on the dash board.

1967 Pontiac Catalina

The Catalina received a heavy facelift featuring integral bumper-grilles, "wasp waist" body styling, angular wedge-shaped front fender tips, and recessed windshield wipers. A crisp horizontal beltline crease and flare sculpturing between the doors and rear wheel openings were other new design traits. The Catalina carried all of the standard GM safety features plus wood grain on the dash board and nylon blend carpeting. Small hubcaps were still used and there was "Pontiac" letters on the left-hand grille. The word "Catalina" was on the sides of the front fenders behind the wheel openings. The taillights were horizontal with a single long lens that curved downwards at each side. Catalinas that were equipped with the Ventura trim package or 2+2 option had different trim.

 

 

1967 Pontiac Catalina Production

Model Number Body/Style Number Body Type & Seating Factory Price Shipping Weight Total Production
Catalina Series 252
252 69 4d Sedan - 6P $2,866 3,825 lbs 80,551
252 39 4d Hardtop - 6P $3,020 3,960 lbs 37,256
252 11 2d Sedan - 6P $2,807 3,735 lbs 5,633
252 87 2d Hardtop - 6P $2,951 3,860 lbs 77,932
252 67 2d Convertible - 5P $3,276 3,910 lbs 10,033
252 45 4d Station Wagon - 9P $3,374 4,340 lbs 11,040
252 35 4d Station Wagon - 6P $3,252 4,275 lbs 18,305

NOTES:

  1. 211,405 Catalinas were built
  2. 3,653 had Synchromesh and 207,752 had Hydra-Matic
  3. 1,768 Catalinas had the 2+2 option

Model Series Identification

25269 - 4d Sedan - 6P 25267 - 2d Convertible - 5P
25239 - 4d Hardtop - 6P 25245 - 4d Station Wagon - 9P
25211 - 2d Sedan - 6P 25235 - 4d Station Wagon - 6P
25287 - 2d Hardtop - 6P  

Chassis Data

Model Wheelbase Overall Length Front Tread Rear Tread Tires
Catalina 121 in 215.6 in 63 in 64 in 8.25 x 14
Catalina Station Wagon 121 in 218.4 in 63 in 64 in 8.55 x 14

VIN Decoding

First Symbol - Manufacturer
2 = Pontiac
Second & Third Symbol - Series
23 = Firebird 39 = Safari
24 = Firebird Espirit 42 = GTO
26 = Firebird Formula 400 52 = Catalina & Ventura
28 = Trans Am 56 = Executive
33 = Standard Tempest 62 = Bonneville
35 = Custom "S" 76 = Grand Prix
37 = LeMans  
Fourth & Fifth Symbol - Body Style
27 = two-door sedan 57 = two-door hardtop
35 = station wagon two seat single action tailgate 67 = convertible
36 = station wagon two seat dual action tailgate 69 = four-door sedan
37 = two-door hardtop 87 = two-door hardtop
39 = four-door hardtop  
Sixth Symbol - Last Digit Of The Model Year
7 = 1967
Seventh Symbol - Assembly Plant
(A) Atlanta, Georgia (P) Pontiac, Michigan
(B) Baltimore, Maryland (R) Arlington, Texas
(C) Southgate, California (X) Kansas City, Kansas
(E) Linden, New Jersey (Z) Fremont, California
(G) Framingham, Massachusetts (1) Oshawa, Ontario, Canada
(L) Van Nuys, California (2) St. Therese, Quebec, Canada
(N) Norwood, Ohio  
Last Six Symbols - Production Sequence
Started at 100001

1967 Pontiac Catalina Options

Description Description
Custom Air Conditioner Ventura Custom Option w/ Bench Seat
Air Injector Exhaust Control Ventura Custom Convertible Option w/ Bucket Seats
Console Ventura Custom Hardtop Option w/ Bucket Seats
Cruise Control Aluminum Hubs & Drums
Front Disc Brakes Rally II Wheels
Rear Window Defogger 2+2 Option
Headrests 389-cid/256-hp V-8 (economy)
Capacitor Ignition 428-cid w/ 4-Barrel V-8
Cornering Lights 428-cid V-8 H.O.
Low-Fuel Warning Light Super-Lift Shock Absorbers
Custom Gauge Panel Cluster Fender Skirts
Power Antenna Ride & Handling Package
Power Steering Strato Bucket Seats (Bonneville Coupe & Convertible)
AM/FM Stereo Cordova Top
Safeguard Speedometer Turbo Hydra-Matic Transmission
Reclining Seat (passenger) 4-Speed Manual Transmission
Front Shoulder Belts  

1967 Pontiac Engines

Location Of Engine Code: (Six-Cyl) - On cylinder head-to-block contact surface behind oil filter pipe. (V8) - Stamped on right front side of block or beneath production engine number on machined pad on right hand bank of engine block.

Letter Code Engine Horsepower Torque Transmission Carburetor
WA 8-400 265 397 Manual 2 BC
WB 8-400 265 397 Manual 2 BC
WD 8-400 333 445 Manual 4 BC
WE 8-400 333 445 Manual 4 BC
WG 8-428 360 472 Manual 4 BC
WJ 8-428 376 462 Manual 4 BC
WY 8-400 333 445 Manual 4 BC
XB 8-400 260 397 Turbo Hydra-Matic 2 BC
XC 8-400 293 428 Turbo Hydra-Matic 2 BC
XH 8-400 350 440 Turbo Hydra-Matic 4 BC
XJ 8-400 350 440 Turbo Hydra-Matic 4 BC
XK 8-428 376 462 Manual 4 BC
XT 8-400 333 445 Manual 4 BC
XU 8-400 290 428 Turbo Hydra-Matic 2 BC
XV 8-400 290 428 Turbo Hydra-Matic 2 BC
XW 8-400 325 445 Turbo Hydra-Matic 4 BC
XX 8-400 325 445 Turbo Hydra-Matic 4 BC
XY 8-400 265 397 Manual 2 BC
XZ 8-400 350 440 Manual 4 BC
Y2 8-428 360 472 Turbo Hydra-Matic 4 BC
Y3 8-428 376 462 Turbo Hydra-Matic 4 BC
YA 8-400 265 397 Turbo Hydra-Matic 2 BC
YB 8-400 265 397 Turbo Hydra-Matic 2 BC
YC 8-400 290 428 Turbo Hydra-Matic 2 BC
YD 8-400 290 428 Turbo Hydra-Matic 2 BC
YE 8-400 325 445 Turbo Hydra-Matic 4 BC
YF 8-400 325 445 Turbo Hydra-Matic 4 BC
YH 8-428 360 472 Turbo Hydra-Matic 4 BC
YK 8-428 376 462 Turbo Hydra-Matic 4 BC
YY 8-428 360 472 Manual 4 BC

Transmission Codes

Transmission Location
Turbo Hydra-Matic 350 Stamped on servo cover on right side of transmission.
Turbo Hydra-Matic 400 On metal tag fastened to right side of transmission case or on the left side of converter housing.
Powerglide Stamped on a metal tag located on the right side of the transmission.
Super Turbine 300 (TempesTorque) On metal tag fastened to right side of transmission case or stamped on lower servo cover.
Jetway On metal tag fastened to right side of transmission case or stamped on lower servo cover.
3-Speed Painted or stamped on the transmission case.
4-Speed Painted or stamped on the transmission case.
Plant and Type Designation Prefix Transmission Type
LA TempesTorque
LB TempesTorque
LD TempesTorque
LF TempesTorque
LG TempesTorque
LH TempesTorque
MA TempesTorque
MB TempesTorque
MC TempesTorque
PB Turbo Hydra-Matic 400
PC Turbo Hydra-Matic 400
PD Turbo Hydra-Matic 400
PG Turbo Hydra-Matic 400
PH Turbo Hydra-Matic 400
PQ Turbo Hydra-Matic 400
PS Turbo Hydra-Matic 400
PT Turbo Hydra-Matic 400
PX Turbo Hydra-Matic 400

Axle Codes

Location Of Axle Codes: On flange end of axle shaft and on or near carrier.

Color - Non-Locking Color - Locking Ratio
UA VA 2.29
UB VB 2.41
UC VC 2.56
UD VD 2.73
UE VE 2.93
UF VF 3.08
UG VG 3.23
UH VH 3.42
  VJ 3.55
  VK 3.73
  VM 4.11

Paint Codes - Exterior Colors

Color Name / Code Color Image Color Name / Code Color Image

A - Starlight Black
Lucite® Code - 88L
Dulux® Code - 93-005

M - Plum Mist Metallic
Lucite® Code - 4832L
Dulux® Code - 4832DH

C - Cameo Ivory
Lucite® Code - 4024L
Dulux® Code - 93-93774

N - Burgundy Metallic
Lucite® Code - 4624LH
Dulux® Code - 181-97213M

D - Monreux Blue Metallic
Lucite® Code - 4815L
Dulux® Code - 4815D

O - Coronado Gold Metallic
Lucite® Code - 4946L
Dulux® Code - 4946D

E - Fathom Blue Metallic
Lucite® Code - 4817L
Dulux® Code - 4817D

P - Silverglaze Metallic
Lucite® Code - 4820L
Dulux® Code - 4820D

F - Tyrol Blue Metallic
Lucite® Code - 4850L
Dulux® Code - 4850D

Q - Verdoro Green Metallic
Lucite® Code - 4947LH
Dulux® Code - 4947DH

G - Signet Gold Metallic
Lucite® Code - 4825L
Dulux® Code - 4825D

R - Regimental Red
Lucite® Code - 4822LH
Dulux® Code - 4822DH

H - Linden Green Metallic
Lucite® Code - 4816L
Dulux® Code - 4816D

S - Champagne Metallic
Lucite® Code - 4826L
Dulux® Code - 4826D

K - Golf Turquoise Metallic
Lucite® Code - 4818L
Dulux® Code - 4818D
T - Montego Cream
Lucite® Code - 4819L
Dulux® Code - 4819D

L - Mariner Turquoise Metallic
Lucite® Code - 4824L
Dulux® Code - 4824DH

 
NOTES: The first letter of a two-letter paint code identifies the body color. The second letter identifies the roof color. (For example, the combination EC on a Pontiac would indicate the body finished in Fathom Blue Metallic and the roof area in Cameo Ivory.) General Motors paint code plate for all models except Corvair and Corvette is located under the hood at the top of the firewall on the left or right of the upper shroud. Corvair paint code plate is on the left cross-rail in the engine compartment. Corvette paint code plate is on the instrument panel brace, below the glove compartment.
 

Paint Codes - Interior Colors

Color Name / Code Color Image Color Name / Code Color Image

Parchment
Lucite® Code - 9401L (semi-gloss)

Dark Blue Metallic
Lucite® Code - 9395LH (semi-gloss)
Lucite® Code - 9373LH (flat)

Medium Gold Metallic
Lucite® Code - 9390L (semi-gloss)

Red
Lucite® Code - 9366LM (semi-gloss)

Midnight Fawn Metallic
Lucite® Code - 9376LH (flat)
Dark Red Metallic
Lucite® Code - 9386LM (semi-gloss)
Dark Turquoise Metallic
Lucite® Code - 9399LH (semi-gloss)
Lucite® Code - 9374LH (flat)

Dark Red
Lucite® Code - 9201LM (flat)

Medium Blue Metallic
Lucite® Code - 9392LH (semi-gloss)

Black
Lucite® Code - 88L (semi-gloss)
Lucite® Code - 4428L (flat)

NOTE: Unpolished LUCITE® will generally produce a gloss comparable to original interior semi-gloss finishes. If lower gloss is required, use 1/2 oz. DuPont #4528S flattening compound to a pint of unreduced color.

Striping Colors

Black
Lucite® Code - 88L

Ivory
Lucite® Code - 4434L

Red
Lucite® Code - 4435LM

Trunk Colors (spatter finish)

Black - Gray - Aqua 389 - 259

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