Here Comes the Munster Koach

video montage of the Munster Koach built by George Barris for the TV show The Munsters

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Check out the Munster Koach at the 2015 Dead Mans Curve Wild Hot Rod Weekend
It is to cool to see one of the three coaches built for the Munsters by George Barris, it is another thing to see it driving! It is built on a stretched '27 T touring chassis and is powered by a Ford Cobra V8 from Ford direct. Count the stacks...Yes, there are that many carbs, and it works! For more great events like this visit your regional calendar of events, www.NortheastWheelsEvents.com www.SoutheastWheelsEvents.com www.WestCoastWheelsEvents.com and UKWheelsEvents.com





Hot Rod Herman - 1965
Eddie volunteers Herman in a drag-strip competition. After souping up the Munster Coach and dressing in black leathers and talking like Marlon Brando from The Wild One, Herman loses his car in a bet on a drag race. In a rematch, Grandpa builds and races in the "Dragula," a hot rod coffin on wheels! Cool George Barris custom cars! Please like us on Facebook: http://www.facebook.com/pages/The-Video-Beat/124377030963803?v=wall Info: http://www.thevideobeat.com/jd-biker-hot-rod-movies/speed-lovers-1968.html





1964 The Munsters Dragula Drag-U-LA Coffin Car at Volo Auto Museum - My Car Story with Lou Costabile
On "My Car Story" we're in Volo IL on 10-20-14. We're looking at a 1964 Munster Dragula Coffin Car from the 1964-1966 TV show the Munsters. Today I'm speaking with Brian Grams, Director of the Volo Auto Museum. The car's located at Volo Auto Museum, 27582 Volo Village Rd., Volo IL 60073. Web site is www.VoloCars.com If you love cars (Hollywood, Classic, Muscle), and Military equipment, memorabilia, and mementos then you must stop by this location. ENJOY!





Munsters Koach wheels of time macungie,pa aug 2013
Munsters Koach wheels of time macungie,pa aug 2013.This apparently is a replica since original in barris mueseum.11 months to build identical to what was on the show! Neat for seeing it up close rides where by lottery $5.00 a ticket drawn 3 x today idle speed round fairgrounds owner could've at least rev'd the rpm's a little.......... ORIGINAL ONE WAS Designed and built by George Barris. The Koach was made from 3 Model T bodies and is 18 feet long. The 133" frame was made by hand. It has a four speed manual transmission and a power rear end. The brass radiator and fenders were hand formed. In 1964, the cost to build the first one was $18,000.00. It had "blood red" velvet interior. It took 500 hours to hand form the ornate rolled steel scrollwork. It had Gloss Black Pearl paint. The front end had a dropped axle, split radius rods and T springs. The studio gave George Barris 21 days to complete the car. Powered by a 289 Ford Cobra engine from a 1966 Mustang GT. Built with Jahns high compression pistons, ten chrome plated Stromberg carburators, an Isky cam, and had a set of Bobby Barr racing headers.




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