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Hot August Nights 1957 Plymouth Belvedere Convertible

We bought a 1957 Plymouth Belvedere Convertible on eBay from Salem Indiana that had not run for several years, similar to the car I had when I graduated High School in 1962. I scurried trying to get it running and safe to drive to Hot August Nights in Reno Nevada for 2010. The paint job is 28 years old but shined up nicely. What a blast from the past, we had a ball.... More information here http://www.ronhilbert.com/plymouth-index.htm


 


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1956 Plymouth Savoy In The Snow
This is my 56 Plymouth that I bought to fix up and sell, but in the meantime I like to have fun with it. It has the old flathead 6 and the manual three speed tranny on the column. Pretty amazing that this thing starts right up and drives around even when its 15 degrees out. A lot of Morons like to make comments about this video since I DRIVE it, in the video. Maybe you can troll a video thats actually stupid.





1960 Plymouth Fury
By the 1960s, American automakers were eliminating the Big Fins. Plymouth surely didn't follow the trend in 1960! This is a 1960 Plymouth Fury Two-Door Hardtop.





Daredevil Driving Stunts in a 1936 Plymouth: "Trial by Torture" 1935 Chrysler Corporation
more at http://cars.quickfound.net/ Toughness of the 1936 Plymouth is demonstrated by showing how components, structures, and the entire vehicle are "torture tested." Includes several good shots of deliberately rolling cars, and daredevil driving by "Hell Drivers' such as Lucky Teter and Jimmy Lynch. Public domain film from the Prelinger Archive, slightly cropped to remove uneven edges, with the aspect ratio corrected, and mild video noise reduction applied. The soundtrack was also processed with volume normalization, noise reduction, clipping reduction, and/or equalization (the resulting sound, though not perfect, is far less noisy than the original). http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-sa/3.0/ http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Plymouth_(automobile) Plymouth was a marque of automobiles based in the United States, produced by the Chrysler Corporation and its successor DaimlerChrysler. Production was discontinued on June 29, 2001 in the United States. The Plymouth automobile was introduced on July 7, 1928. It was Chrysler Corporation's first entry in the low-priced field, which at the time was already dominated by Chevrolet and Ford. Plymouths were actually priced slightly higher than their competition, but offered all standard features such as internal expanding hydraulic brakes that the competition did not provide. Plymouths were originally sold exclusively through Chrysler dealerships. The logo featured a rear view of the ship Mayflower which landed at Plymouth Rock. However, the Plymouth brand name came from Plymouth Binder Twine, chosen by Joe Frazer for its popularity among farmers... The origins of Plymouth can be traced back to the Maxwell automobile. When Walter P. Chrysler took over control of the troubled Maxwell-Chalmers car company in the early 1920s, he inherited the Maxwell as part of the package. After he used the company's facilities to help create and launch the Chrysler car in 1924, he decided to create a lower-priced companion car. So for 1926 the Maxwell was reworked and re-badged as the low-end Chrysler "52" model. In 1928, the "52" was once again redesigned to create the Chrysler-Plymouth Model Q. The "Chrysler" portion of the nameplate was dropped with the introduction of the Plymouth Model U in 1929. Great Depression, 1940s and 1950s While the original purpose of the Plymouth was to serve a lower-end marketing niche, during the Great Depression of the 1930s, the marque helped significantly in ensuring the survival of the Chrysler Corporation in a decade when many other car companies failed. Beginning in 1930, Plymouths were sold by all three Chrysler divisions (Chrysler, DeSoto, and Dodge). Plymouth sales were a bright spot during this dismal automotive period, and by 1931 Plymouth rose to the number three spot among all cars. In 1931 with the Model PA, the company introduced floating power and boasted, "The economy of a four; the smoothness of a six." In 1933 Chrysler decided to catch up with Ford and Chevrolet with respect to engine cylinder count. The 190 cu in version of Chrysler's flathead-6 engine was equipped with a downdraft carburetor and installed in the new 1933 Plymouth PC, introduced on 17 November 1932. However, Chrysler had reduced the PC's wheelbase from 112 in (284.5 cm) to 107 in (271.8 cm), and the car sold poorly. By April 1933, the Dodge division's Model DP chassis, with a 112 in (284.5 cm) wheelbase, was put under the PC body with DP front fenders, hood, and radiator shell. The model designation was advanced to PD and the car was marketed as the "DeLuxe" 1933 Plymouth. This car sold very well and is the 1933 model most commonly found in collections. The PC became the 'Standard Six'. It had been the 'Plymouth Six' at introduction, and was sold through to the end of 1933, but in much lower numbers. It is consequently in the minority in collectors' hands today. In 1937, Plymouth (along with the other Chrysler makes) added safety features such as flat dash boards with recessed controls and the back of the front seat padded for the rear seat occupants. The PC was shipped overseas to Sweden, Denmark, and the UK, as well as Australia. In the UK it was sold as a 'Chrysler Kew', Kew Gardens being the location of the Chrysler factory outside London. The flathead 6 which started with the 1933 Model PC stayed in the Plymouth until the 1959 models. In 1939 Plymouth produced 417,528 vehicles, of which 5,967 were two-door convertible coupes with rumble seats. The 1939 convertible coupe was prominently featured at Chrysler's exhibit at the 1939 New York World's Fair, advertised as the first mass-production convertible with a power folding top. It featured a 201 cu in, 82 hp version of the flathead six engine. For much of its life, Plymouth was one of the top-selling American automobile brands; it together with Chevrolet and Ford were commonly referred to as the "low-priced three" marques in the American market...





Rusty Old 1957 Plymouth Belvedere
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Christine 1957 Plymouth Fury
Christine 1957 Plymouth Fury drive on night ...





1955 Plymouth Belvedere Convertible Kustom
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1957 Plymouth Belvedere - Oldtimerfriedhof Kaufdorf - Swiss Junkyard (2/2)
Today we picked up the 1957 Belvedere 4dr sedan I bought a few months ago. Roger Linder was a great help and gently loaded the car onto the trailer. Thanks a lot! Heute ist es soweit! Wir sind in Kaufdorf und holen den 1957er Plymouth Belvedere ab, den ich dort bei der Auktion im September 2009 gekauft habe. Roger Linder lädt das Fahrzeug vorsichtig auf unseren Anhänger, ohne seine Hilfe hätten wir verdammt alt ausgesehen. Vielen Dank, Roger! Vielen Dank übrigens auch noch an die Idioten, die fast sämtliche vorhandene Zierleisten, Schriftzüge und diverse Knöpfe gestohlen haben...muss sowas eigentlich sein? If you're a fan of the movie "Christine" or 1957 / 58 Plymouths in general don't forget to join the International Christine Club. More information here: http://www.internationalchristineclub.com/





Tulsa County Buried 1957 Plymouth Belvedere
This is video footage from 1957 that shows Tulsans burying a Plymouth Belvedere outside of the county courthouse on 6th and Denver. This car is going to be unearthed on June 15th, 2007 as part of the Oklahoma Centennial celebration. Here is a story on CNN's website regarding this event: http://www.cnn.com/2007/US/01/23/buried.car.ap/index.html ***** UPDATE: ***** You can view pictures of the car being unearthed here: http://www.tulsachevys.com/Images/buriedcar/index.html





Mopars in the Movies - Tommy Boy - 1967 Plymouth Belvedere GTX Convertible
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My 1958 Plymouth Belvedere - Christine - exhaust sound revving
By request: Video of my 1958 Plymouth Belvedere "Christine" revving. Still some missfirung when idling but she almost blew the camera away... :-) If you're a fan of the movie "Christine" or 1957 / 58 Plymouths in general don't forget to join the International Christine Club. More information here: http://www.internationalchristineclub.com/





1957 Black Plymouth Fury Video
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Save This Plymouth Belvedere!
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1959 Plymouth Sport Fury - Test Drive & Review
Since I am into more things than just RC I thought this might be a great way to expand the channel a little. I have been wanting to do a review and drive of a long time member of the family. This is the old man's 1959 Plymouth he has had.. well basically since 1959. I hope you enjoy seeing this "old bomb" as he calls it. Vehicle Highlights: Fury V-800 Super-Pak V8; 318ci - 260hp / 345tq. Torqueflite automatic trans 2.93:1 Axle ratio. 2dr Hard-Top. Non-restored survivor. Music: Provided by Kevin MacLeod (incompetech.com)





MY 1955 PLYMOUTH BELVEDERE V8 IS GOING TO BE UP FOR SALE
As I am nearing completion of some of my car projects I have decided to sell a few of my car collection. My 1955 Plymouth Belvedere will be the next to be sold. details of the car can be obtained by contacting me.





1955 Plymouth Belvedere - What a Beauty!
The car speaks for itself. Two door hard top - PowerFlite 2-speed with a 230.2 in" six-cylinder engine, rated at 110 hp (82 kW). With 66629 original miles. Power steering, power breaks. wire wheels and radial tires. All Plymouths were treated to a major overhaul for the 1955 model year. This was the first year of Chrysler Stylist Virgil Exner.




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