Dodge Charger 1968 blown hemi
this is Nick suckow's car in September 2008 before it was stolen. If you have any information about this dodge charger please let me know. http://www.weau.com/home/headlines/33732019.html# Back in 1984, high-schooler Nick Suckow bought himself a '68 Dodge Charger. He was gonna fix it up and roar down the road. Nick was born a gearhead. A hot rod. From the first time he drove, he drove hard. The redline was always at hand. When he joined the Army out of high school and shipped to Germany he got hooked on the autobahn, where you could ease over to the left lane, stomp the foot-feed flat, and shoot, they just let you go. "Fast," Nick likes to say, "isn't the same as reckless." All that racing around, and then life served up a grim little joke: The day Nick Suckow wrecked - the day his life changed forever, the last day he ever stood on his own two feet - he was going 35 miles per hour with his seatbelt on. He'd been married two weeks. He and his wife were on their way home from their Wisconsin honeymoon, making the run back to Texas in Nick's Gran Prix. They were towing a rusted-out Ford Bronco - Nick always had his eye out for a cheap beater, and he had found one up north. On a rough stretch of road Nick crawled in the Bronco to keep it straight. The front tire hooked a pothole. The tie rod snapped. The seat belt broke. He landed in the ditch. The Bronco landed on his neck. Nick says he remembers the sun in his eyes. Then the darkness closing in. A lot of years, then. Hospitals. Home. Hospitals. The marriage ended. Back to Wisconsin. Rehab, and more hospitals. The speed demon, not going anywhere fast. But eventually he had them drag that Charger out. Arranged to get it in the shop. Whenever he had a little money, he'd get some work done. "They whittled away at it," he says. "I told my mom, if I die, dump my ashes in the fuel tank, and I'll go down the drag strip one last time." Seventeen years. Seventeen years of learning how to live from the neck up. Seventeen years of whittling. Hed show you the latest pictures - a quarter panel here, a shot of primer there, a couple tires. He'd get down to the shop, supervise in person when he could. He couldn't run the wrenches, but he could run the show. He'd sneak out for a little speed fix sometimes - once a paraplegic friend strapped Nick's chair to a motorcycle sidecar and they blew down the road, one good pair of arms between'em. Nick says it was good to feel the wind on his face. On a sunny day in October of 2006, Nick Suckow's pals helped him slide from one set of wheels into another. They strapped him in the passenger side, and you could see the anticipation on his face, even behind the mirrored shades. The car cruised out of the lot, and then picked up speed, the blower making a Mad Max whine as the wheels warmed to the road. After a nice easy ride, the Charger pulled to a stop on an isolated little stretch of blacktop. There was a quiet moment, before the driver wound that 426 fuel-injected blown Hemi up tight. Then Nick Suckow gave the nod and went fishtailing down the blacktop on a journey that had never really ended. http://www.musclecarrestorations.com/suckow.html
133254 / 1971 Dodge Charger Super Bee
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This 1971 Dodge Charger Super Bee is one of only 30 built with the V code 440 Six Pack and a 4-speed, making it even more rare than a 1971 Hemi Charger. It has also been restored to a level seldom seen on these newer muscle cars, and warrants a close examination by any serious Mopar collector.
Top Banana was an unusual color in '71, but it is correct on this Super Bee. Applied over laser-straight bodywork and some of the most perfectly aligned panels I've ever seen, this is a seriously good-looking car. Loaded with all the eye-popping graphics available, including the longitudinal tape stripes and Super Bee graphic on the fully functional fresh air hood, there's no color combination more fitting for a car called Super Bee. Add in the satin black deck lid mounted wing, the matching chin spoiler, and racy hood pins, and this car looks plenty aggressive, even if it didn't have a nasty 440 living underneath.
horsepower was still in fashion in 1971, and Chrysler was more than willing to serve it up for anyone who asked. This one, with its 385 horsepower 440 Six Pack engine and 4-speed manual transmission, is incredibly rare and valuable today. The engine bay is immaculately finished, and quite honestly, it's worlds nicer than it was even when it was new. The block glistens with bright Hemi Orange paint, the inner fenders have been finished to the same standards as the external bodywork, and the plated parts are shiny and clean. Decals replicate the famous 'Six Pack' logo on the massive air cleaner, and proper factory markings in places like the cylinder heads and firewall have been accurately duplicated..
The original 4-speed manual transmission remains behind the big block, and in true Mopar fashion, all the heavy duty gear was included. That means the transmission is a rugged 18-spline unit, and out back there's a Dana 60 with 3.54 gears on a Sure Grip limited slip, making this a car that cruises effortlessly at speeds that'll get you thrown in jail. A new dual Exhaust system with factory style mufflers and tips was installed, there's a new gas tank out back, and the power disc brakes have been fully rebuilt. And like the engine bay, you'll definitely be impressed by the details and how crisply executed they are, including all the brackets, fittings, and hoses that show bright plating and an authentic finish. Proving that good looks never go out of style, the Rallye wheels were carryover from the earlier cars, and they wear reproduction Goodyear Polyglas tires at all four corners.
The '71 Charger also received an all-new interior, which, in typical Mopar fashion, was stylish and well-executed. With comfortable high-back bucket seats sporting fresh seat covers, a comprehensive dashboard that includes a 7000 RPM tachometer, and upscale woodgrain appliqués that actually look quite convincing, it's a great place to spend a few hours listening to the music if the big block under the hood. New door panels, a taut fitting headliner, and matching black Super Bee logo floor mats complete the interior appointments, making this a car that's ready to show or drive at almost any level. Even the trunk is beautifully finished, with more near-flawless Top Banana paint, a correct fitted mat, and a space-saver spare with complete jack assembly.
The muscle car era wasn't quite over in 1971, and the guys at Dodge definitely didn't get the memo. With super-low production numbers that rival the rarest of the rare Hemis, this V-code 440 Six Pack Super Bee rightfully belongs in a collection that embraces the finest Mopar muscle. Thanks to a no-expenses-spared restoration that shows just 7 miles since it was completed, it's also a turn-key investment opportunity that can compete at the Mopar Nationals. If you've been looking for something fast, rare, and just plain cool, you can scarcely do better than this Super Bee. Call today!
Dodge Charger R/T 440 Burnout
A friend of mine burning some rubber with his 1968 Dodge Charger R/T 440.
Under the bonnet the car has got a 440cu (7.2L) Magnum Big Block V8 engine which pumps out around 320HP...
and would you listen to the sound!!!..it's just astonishing...
a true legend, a real american muscle car...
just brilliant...i absolutely love it...
David Freiburger's 1970 Super Bee Revival, Part 1
Hot Rod Editor In Chief David Freiburger has owned this 1970Dodge Super Bee since he was 15 years old. In 1995, it was restored indrag-race trim and loaded with a Dick Landy 484ci Hemi. Then it satuntouched until 2010, when Hot Rod decided to rework it as a street car. Inthis video, the guys thrash to get it on the road at the last minute forMopars at the Strip, then drive the car from Los Angeles to Las Vegas anddrag race it. Look for part 2, also here on YouTube.Hot Rod Editor In Chief David Freiburger has owned this 1970Dodge Super Bee since he was 15 years old. In 1995, it was restored indrag-race trim and loaded with a Dick Landy 484ci Hemi. Then it satuntouched until 2010, when Hot Rod decided to rework it as a street car. Inthis video, the guys thrash to get it on the road at the last minute forMopars at the Strip, then drive the car from Los Angeles to Las Vegas anddrag race it. Look for part 2, also here on YouTube.
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