I got this beauty from the family of a "little old lady from San Diego". She was garage kept for over 40 years and it's all original with matching numbers. Well, allmost 100% original, I did do a couple tweaks and add-on's here and there. :)
A special thanks to Jason Muckala for the restoration work he did on this car... nobody does it better. You can find Jason at his shop in Murrieta or at http://www.motechperformance.com
Driving to work in my 1958 Plymouth - Christine's on the road again!
This is me and Christine on my way to work. It's just a short trip to test
my new camera. Finally I'm able to do HD videos. Sorry, I still can't
afford a GoPro! :)
If you're a fan of the movie "Christine" or 1957 / 58 Plymouths in general
don't forget to join the International Christine Club.
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1964 Plymouth Valiant Signet 200 Start Up and idle [HD]
This is a lovely 1964 Plymouth Valiant Series 200 with a 273 cubic inch V8.
it has been punched out .30 and it runs and sounds Amazing. Exhaust Gasses are flowing through Hooker
Headers to factory style mufflers. The Valiant has the original Motor and
Transmission along with a bit of documentation from the build. We have the
original window Sticker for this Car!!! Swing By Bullet Motorsports Inc and
take her For a Spin!
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Wheelstanding 1964 Plymouth Max Wedge Super Stock
Check out a couple of awesome wheelstands by a 1964 Plymouth Super Stock
Max Wedge car from the 2008 Columbus Chrysler Classic. Visit our website
to order the entire 3 hour and 52 minute DVD of the 2008 Columbus Chrysler
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
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).
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
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
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...
66 Plymouth Valiant Signet 225 slant six
1966 Valiant Signet, 225 slant six built by Dick Ott; engine balanced, with
Mopar Performance stage 1 cam, shaved and ported head with hardened seats
and dual valve springs 9.5:1 pistons, Mopar Performance aluminum 2 bbl
intake, super six holley 2 bbl carb (280 cfm) (got a Holley 2300/350 cfm
sitting here for it). Windage tray, Clifford ceramic coated headers and
aluminum valve cover. 904 auto trans. 72 Duster 11" disc front end and
heavy-duty sway bar, 10" rear drums. Have since put BF Goodrich 215 x 60
x 14 TA radials on the car. Great little car. Thanks for looking!
(note: it doesn't leak, the oil spot is from another car not mine)
For great info and discussion on these great old Mopars check out the For
A-Body Mopars Forums!
1964 Plymouth Valiant..SOLD...mp4
Unmolested, 1964 Plymouth Valiant V200 convertible with a 273ci V8 and
push-button automatic transmission. Only 904 of them were made with the
V8. 99% completely stock . . . it was repainted by the first owner before
I bought it some 18 years ago. I've put in a new windshield and new
carpeting. We've only driven less than 4,000 miles in the time we've owned
it, so it's been garaged and/or covered up all these years. You could
drive this car anywhere - NO leaks, noises or major repairs needed.
It's listed for sale with Bend Park & Sell right now for $13,995 - but I'm
always willing to negotiate that price for a serious buyer. Here's a car
that goes UP in value every year!!
Contact Rod at 541-647-1650 to test drive. Or contact me directly at
541-350-6500 with any questions. Thanks for your interest!
Valiant Signet 200 V-8 1964
Yes! last Sunday was a beautiful sunny day and very cold (about -12C) so I
took the 64 Valiant for a ride. Really made me feel good and it's no
problem to keep it warm inside, the heater system is superb. There isn't
much snow yet but ice is building up on the river. This was the first time
I drove the car during winter since 1st January 1979 - 30 years in between.
Cold Start the 1972 Plymouth Fury! Brrrr...
Hi! Its cold and there's a lot of snow on the ol' 72 Fury. Lets see if it
will go. I bought this car about 5 years ago, and I've been using it as a
daily driver since then. It shows about 75000 miles, so it should last me a
while yet. I like these fuselage models, especially the 72 Fury. Its a mean
looking old thing! I actually hit a moose with this car last week, and it
didn't leave a mark on the car! No wonder the cops liked these things,
they're incredibly tough, even if they are a bit hard to look at. Thanks
for checking it out!