1986 Pontiac Parisienne Brougham 305
My opinion of this car is that it's a big, super sweet land yacht
Electric sunroof switch sticking.
Awesome comfortable car. I am the 2nd owner. 305 V8. Perfect highway and mountain cruiser, power everything, air etc. Everything dark blue, body, vinyl top, interior. Sunday driver car only.
Prior to this I was the 2nd owner of a 1985 Parisienne V8 silver/grey for 8 years, my daily driver.
Would you buy another car from this manufacturer? Don't Know
Review Date: 4th January, 2015
11th Jan 2015, 05:00
FYI - The 305 Chevy is a somewhat superior (in the sedans) alternative to the 307 Olds (in the station wagons), in that the 305 has more power (165 vs 140 HP), and a less complicated emission control system that tends to cause trouble (the 307 had a myriad of vacuum actuated devices that the 305 did not have).
10th Mar 2016, 06:30
It's a matter of preference really. I personally think the Olds 307 is a more durable motor as the Chevy 305 tends to develop top end problems like valve taps, etc at higher mileage. I've had several cars with the 307 and they run forever... radiator and valve cover gaskets were an issue on all of them, but these are not all that expensive to fix.
11th Mar 2016, 11:48
Vintage plates and insurance means car shows, cruises, car club events and parades. No driving to work or daily driving. Limits I've found are around 2500 max allowable miles a year. Antique plates require consideration. No grocery stores, going to stadiums or road trips. I have had several cars this way. Plus they need to be in a secured garage at home. I have one car now that is over 20 years old, but I won't antique it. I would rather use it day or night during the week without limitations on insurance coverage.
11th Mar 2016, 23:53
I would buy a second speedo.
More smiles per mile!