A Chevy is unreliable at the drags---Get yourself a 79 Dodge Aspen Slant 6 grocery getter and win!
Time-trial at Gathering of the Geezers at Kil-Kare Dragway in Xenia, Ohio, August 23. There are usually lots of mis-matches like this one in time-trial pairings--a stock 110-hp Slant 6 Dodge Aspen 4-door sedan up against a hot 56 Chevy. Nobody's laughing at the Granny car now! Guess those Slant-sixes are more reliable than Bowtie powertrains.
1978 Dodge Aspen - Gateway Classic Cars St. Louis - #6215
For sale in our St. Louis location is a 1978 Dodge Aspen. The Aspen was the
successor to the Duster and the Dart. Introduced in 1976 and named car of
the year by Motor Trend. Available with a 225 slant six, 318 and 360 V8.
Also still available as a 2 door, 4 door or 4 door wagon. This Aspen is a
1978 and is equipped with the 318 cubic inch V8 and an automatic
transmission. Loaded with options including Power windows, A/C, Cruise
control, Power brakes, Power steering, Tilt wheel and an AM/FM CD player.
The car has recently received a new A/C compressor, dryer and expansion
valve. Painted in Richard Petty paint scheme with polished rally wheels and
a matching blue vinyl interior. There are only so many collector muscle
cars form the late 70's. Now is your chance to get your hands on a cool
Aspen! You can see this car in greater detail, including HD video, at
www.GatewayClassicCars.com. Please call 618-271-3000 with any questions.
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1980 Dodge Aspen R/T
Just got it home after sitting in a farm field for 10 years and a driveway
on stands for 6 years. Started right up (with new battery) then drove on 16
year old gas. I bet new engines wont do that.
slant six T- Bucket start up.
Home built T-bucket 225, lunati cam, DCOE 45 weber's, 904 trany, 8-3/4 rear
diff, 411 gear, Detroit Locker, 1/6 rocker's, stock cast pistons, msd, and
it needs to get tuned. MORE VIDEOS TO COME! :~)