It?s a LeMans, It?s a Tempest---NO It?s a Custom S
It was 1978 and I needed money for college so I had to sell my first Pontiac Custom S 2-door sport coupe, little did I know how rare of car I had.
Well after 22 years, with futile effort for the last 10 years, my wife finally found another Custom S 2-door sport coupe on the Internet. The sport coupe has the pillar/post.
It was a Thursday night and immediately I knew I had to have that car. I called the number listed and after speaking with the seller I told him ?Don?t Sell Her, I will be there Saturday morning.? The car was 550 miles away and I was so excited by the time we got there I had to control my emotions.
After I thoroughly inspected the car it was in better condition than I had dreamed. It had 45,000 original miles on it, the interior was perfect and the exterior had only a few minor flaws. Most importantly there was no rust anywhere and the car was all original with matching numbers.
It was time for the test drive, when I pulled out and stepped on the gas I had goose bumps all over. There has only been one other time I had been affected that way, it was the time when my lovely wife walked down the aisle on our wedding day.
Needless to say, we bought the car and the rest you can say has all been fun.
I truly enjoy explaining to people what our car is. To this day we have not seen another 1969 Custom S at any car show.
My wife and I joined the Pontiac Widetrackers in spring of 2002 and have attended a couple of meetings. What a great bunch of ponchos they are. They all enjoy their Pontiacs as much as my wife and I enjoy ours. We are really looking forward to the upcoming events the club has going.
The moral of the story is ?Don?t ever give up looking for your dream car because you never know when your dreams will come true?