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1970 Plymouth RoadRunner 440 6 pack

1970 brought new front and rear end looks to the basic 1968 body, and it would prove to be another success. Updates included a new grille, leather seats, hood, front fenders, quarter panels, single-piston Kelsey-Hayes disc brakes (improved from the rather small-rotor Bendix 4 piston calipers of '68 - '69 ), and even non-functional scoops in the rear quarters.[1] The design and functionality of the Air Grabber option was changed this year to increase both efficiency and the "intimidation factor". A switch below the dash actuated a vacuum servo to slowly raise the forward-facing scoop, exposing shark-like teeth on either side. "High Impact" colors, with names like In-Violet, Moulin Rouge, and Vitamin C, were options available for that year. The 1970 Road Runner and GTX continued to be attractive and popular cars. The engine lineup was left unchanged although a heavy-duty three-speed manual became the standard transmission, relegating the four-speed to the option list along with the TorqueFlite automatic. This was to be the second and last year of the Road Runner convertible, with only 834 made. These cars are considered more valuable than the 1969 version due to a better dash, high impact colors and more options including the new high-back bucket seats shared with other Chrysler products which featured built-in headrests. The relatively popular 440 Six Barrel was relegated to option status for 1970. The 1969 "M" Code Edelbrock aluminum intake was replaced by a factory-produced cast iron piece; however, due to a porous casting, there was a recall early in the iron intake-equipped 440+6 run, and these were supposed to be replaced with the more-desirable Edelbrock intake from the year prior. Sales of the '70 Road Runner dropped by more than 50 percent over the previous year to around 41,000 units (about 1,000 ahead of Pontiac's GTO but still about 13,000 units behind Chevy's Chevelle SS-396/454). This would also be the last year of the road runner convertible with 834 total production. Only 3 hemi (R) code road runner convertibles were built. The declining sales of Road Runner and other muscle cars were the result of a move by insurance companies to add surcharges for muscle car policies - making insurance premiums for high-performance vehicles a very expensive proposition. Also, Plymouth introduced another bargain-basement muscle car for 1970, the compact Duster 340 which was powered by a 275-horsepower 340 Magnum V8 which in the lighter-weight compact A-body could perform as well if not better than a 383 Road Runner. Furthermore, the Duster 340 was priced even lower than the Road Runner and its smaller engine qualified it for much lower insurance rates. The Chevy engine comment was a joke.


 


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Test Driving 1969 Plymouth Road Runner 383 V8 4 BBL Four Speed
Be sure to check us out on Facebook at: https://www.facebook.com/RamblinAroundTV I thought you'd like a look at this 1969 Plymouth Road Runner in action. It's powered by a 383 V8, with an Edelbrock intake, 4 BBL carb, coated headers, and Air Grabber induction. All the power is being funneled through a hurst shifted four-speed manual back to an 8 3/4 rear. This car runs out strong and it's in absolutely immaculate condition. It's as clean in the engine bay and underneath the car as it is on the outside. The interior looks showroom new as well. This car is a proven show winner as well. I hop you find it interesting....thanks for watching! Filmed at Fast Lane Classic Cars in St Charles, Missouri http://www.facebook.com/RamblinAroundonYouTube http://ramblinaroundonyoutube.wordpress.com/ https://twitter.com/#!/RamblinAround The background music track is Whiskey on the Mississippi by Kevin MacLeod. Available under the Creative Commons Attribution 3.0 Unported license. Download link:http://music.incompetech.com/royaltyfree2/Whiskey%20on%20the%20Mississ ippi.mp3 MacLeod's description: Genre: Blues Length: 3:15 Instruments: Guitar, Bass, Kit, Organ, EP Tempo: 90 With a jumping bass and off-beat syncopation, this is straight from Memphis' Beale Street. The Hammond organ and electric guitar play together as longtime friends, while the melody changes hands from guitar to organ to electric piano. 011 ISRC: US-UAN-11-00709 Bouncy, Grooving 2010





Wind Tunnel Test: "43" 1971 Petty Superbird
Gary & Pam Beineke built this race version G-Series Superbird-stable mate to the K&K Daytona-a next generation, 'what-if' tribute to Petty and the '71 NASCAR season that never was. They took the car to Mooresville NC "Race City USA" to test in the A2 Wind Tunnel. Although a full scale version was never built in 1971 Chrysler performed wind tunnel development on a 3/8 scale model until NASCAR made a rule change for the 71 season that would ban the wing cars from competition. Gary Romberg is the technical director at AeroDyn & A2, and also one of the original aerodynamicists that worked on the wing cars back when they were developed at Chrysler. Notes and data from the 3/8 model were donated to the Wing Warriors Car Club and the Beineke's built their car based off data results from those wind tunnel tests in the 70's. Romberg was on hand to see a project he worked on over 40 years ago get built into a full scale version.





1970 Plymouth Road Runner Superbird Start Up, Exhaust, and In Depth Review
Hello and welcome to Saabkyle04! YouTube's largest collection of automotive variety! In today's video, we'll take an up close and personal, in depth look at the very unique 1970 Plymouth Road Runner Superbird. According to the original window sticker, this Superbird originally sold for $4,794.62 back in 1970. During this presentation, we will take a 1st person look at what the vehicle is all about beginning with the start up, performance data, fuel economy, the occasional track data, and build quality. Also, I will teach you how to use most of the interior and exterior features in a detailed fashion, that before, you could only get from going to a dealership yourself! Throughout the video, I will highlight key styling and unique differences about the vehicle, any available options, and of course it would not be an enthusiast car video without the good ole engine portion with rev and Exhaust note with interior and exterior perspectives. A thorough tour/review of this car designed to give others a greater overall appreciation of the vehicle. FOR MORE INFORMATION ABOUT THE CHANNEL SEE BELOW: In this channel you will find in depth educational videos of automobiles from all over the world, presented in a more detailed fashion than ever before. Basically, this gives the viewer the chance to view the most detailed 1st person look you can get without going to an actual dealer yourself! Every video is consistent in the way I present so viewers know what to expect in my presentations. I treat every vehicle with the same respect whether a 1960 Chevrolet Impala SS or the 2012 Lamborghini Aventador. I film all types of vehicles from past, present, and future while broadening the knowledge of the automotive enthusiast. You will see everything from vintage, brand new, exotic, mainstream, old, etc. I am very proud of this channel and have built it up from amateur videos years ago to what you see today. I wanted to share my love for the automotive world with the rest of the world. Be sure to explore the massive video variety, have fun and enjoy The Driver's Seat of YouTube! OFFICIAL WEBSITE FOR SAABKYLE04! www.saabkyle04.com OFFICIAL ONLINE STORE FOR SAABKYLE04: shop.saabkyle04.com FIND ME ON THE OFFICIAL SAABKYLE04 FACEBOOK PAGE FOR CONTINUOUS UPDATES ON WHAT'S TO COME AND INTERACTING WITH OTHER FANS! http://www.facebook.com/pages/saabkyle04/315743567772





SYA 1970 HEMI Road Runner FOR SALE
Show Your Auto LLC presents this 1970 HEMI Road Runner, EV2 Orange, N96 Air Grabber, 1 of 16 made! Rotisserie restored, #'s Matching Engine, orig. body panels, partial broadcast sheet, auto, buckets, console. Offered at $139,900. Call Mr. Krook at 847-838-3749 or visit http://www.showyourauto.com/am/listings/l0256.html





1970 Plymouth Road runner
Driving my Road runner out of my garage..





Plymouth GTX 440 LOUD SOUND RoadRunner V8
Plymouth GTX 440 / RoadRunner Sound - Hello and welcome to the Car Acceleration TV Channel 2014. In today's video, we want to show you a great american classic car, the Plymouth GTX 440 / RoadRunner. The V8 engine sound is really incredible. Watch this Plymouth video for cold start sound, drive scenes and listen the horn. End of 1970, the Belvedere was replaced by the Plymouth Satellite. Consequently, based on the GTX now the new model. However, this lasted only one year. Completely new was the coupé body, technically, everything remained the same. Available were still the 7.2-liter with two power ratings and the seven-liter Hemi V8. Due to sharp decline in sales of the GTX was taken as a stand-alone model in the fall of 1971 from the program, in the model years 1972 to 1974 there were but for the continuing Plymouth Road Runner GTX a package. My opinion is from this period is the most interesting of the Plymouth Cuda Barracuda model. Do you like this video? Please visit my youtube car channel for best sound, drive & grip, acceleration and top speed videos, american muscle cars, classic cars and much more. http://www.youtube.com/user/caracceleration or subscribe http://www.youtube.com/subscription_center?add_user=caracceleration





1971 Plymouth Road Runner 440 6 Pack For Sale
http://www.ClassicCarBuyingSecrets.com Click now for an instant download on "How to Avoid the 7 Deadliest Mistakes of Buying a Classic Car Online"! To see over 100 pictures of this car visit http://inventory.vanguardmotorsales.com/vanguardautos/inventory/details/RM2 3V1G168397 VIN RM23V1G168397 This is a true 1971 Plymouth Roadrunner 440 6 pack V-code car, born with an air grabber hood! This rare Mopar has been completely restored and was given away as a prize at a Michigan casino. The previous owner had the car for three years. He completely rebuilt the rear axle and suspension. The engine is a date code correct car but does not match the VIN on the car. All other numbers do match. VIN and Fender Tag decoding information is at the bottom of this ad. Mechanics 440 V8 7.2L Engine - Less than 2,000 Miles on Rebuild Six Barrel Carburetor Set Up 727 3-Speed Torqueflite Transmission Sure-Grip Rear End with 3.23:1 Gear Ratio Axle was just Rebuilt Power Front Disc Brakes, Rear Drum New Brake Lines Parking Brake Power Steering Exhaust Manifolds Edelbrock Intake Holley Carbs Electronic Ignition K&N Air Filter Functional Air Grabber Chrysler Radiator Flowmaster Mufflers Brand New Exhaust System New Shocks New Gas Tank Body Beautiful Orange Paint Air Grabber Hood Gorgeous Chrome Bumpers Body was Skim Coated During Restoration Doors Fit and Operate Properly Door Lips and Jambs are Clean and Solid Beautiful Stainless Trim Solid and Straight Quarters Trunk is Solid and Clean Spare Tire, Jack and Lug Wrench Undercarriage is Painted Body Color Frame is Solid and Clean Rockers and Pinch Welds are Clean Goodyear Eagle GT Tires -- 225/70/15 Front, 255/70/15 Rear Interior Beautiful Black Interior Bucket Seats Console Wood Grain Details on Gauge Panel and Console Gauges are Beautiful Dash Pad is in Great Shape Factory AM Radio is Inoperable Seatbelts Front and Back Headliner Fits Tight Across Carpet is in Great Shape Beautiful Door Panels Horn Works Gauges Work Wipers Work Blower Works VIN & Fender Tag Decoding VIN Decoding: RM23V1G168397 RM23 = Plymouth Road Runner Hardtop V = 440 3-2BBL HP 1 = 1971 C = Jefferson, MI Assembly Plant 168397 = Serial Number Fender Tag Decoding: Row 1: E87 = 440 3-2BBL (385 HP) D32 = Standard Duty 727 3-Speed Automatic Torqueflite Transmission RM23V1G168397 RM23 = Plymouth Road Runner Hardtop V = 440 3-2BBL HP 1 = 1971 C = Jefferson, MI Assembly Plant 168397 = Serial Number Row 2: EV2 = Hemi Orange Body Paint M6X9 = Medium Class Trim Grade, Vinyl Bucket Seats, Black TX9 = Black Upper Door Frame 121 = January 21, 1971 149423 = Vehicle Order Number Row 3: EV2 = Hemi Orange Roof Paint U = U.S. Build Specs A04 = Basic (Radio) Group: Power Brakes, Left Hand Outside Chrome Mirror, 3- Speed/Variable Speed Wipers, Power Steering A87 = Road Runner Décor Group: Wheel Lip Moldings, Rear Bumper Tape, Hood Performance Treatment, Deluxe Steering Wheel B41 = Front Disc Brakes w/Std 10" Rear Drum Brakes B51 = Power Brakes Row 4: C16 = Console w/Woodgrain Panel C55 = Front Bucket Seats G33 = Left Hand Outside Remote Chrome Racing Mirror J25 = 3-Speed/Variable Speed Wipers M21 = Drip Rail Moldings N41 = Dual Exhaust Row 5: N96 = Carb Fresh Air Package R11 = AM Music Master Radio V21 = Hood Performance Treatment END = End of Sales Codes Production Numbers: 1 of 14,218 1971 Road Runners 1 of 246 440 6-Pak 1971 Road Runners 1 of 109 Automatic 440 6-Pak 1971 Road Runners Don't Miss Out! Call Tom 7 Days a Week at 248-974-9513 tom@vanguardmotorsales.com www.VanguardMotorSales.com





1970 440 SIX PACK Road Runner For Sale by ShowYourAuto.com
ShowYourAuto.com is proud to offer this 1970 440 SIX PACK Road Runner is favored amongst the Mopar faithful with its Air Grabber hood "440 +6" call-outs and Warner Brothers cartoon Roadrunner dust trail running down each side of the car. This is an early car, truly the earliest 440 SIX PACK Road Runner known to be produced for sale in the United States. Being such an early car, there are a few unique traits to this car not commonly found on later produced cars. This 100% numbers matching car started out as an unmolested, all original sheet metal car has been completely restored and is show worthy and road ready. For further detail call Patrick Krook at 847-838-3749 or visit her listing at http://www.showyourauto.com/am/listings/l0295.html





Building A 440 Six Pack [S2 Ep.5-3]
When it comes to classic hot-rod components, nothing gets people going like a multi-carb setup. And the king amount these is the Tri-power. Long admired for their stellar performance and macho attitude, the tri-power has become a hard thing to find. So why find one? Why not build your own? Today on GEARZ, Stacey walks you through the process of building your own tri-power out of old derelict parts. After that, Stacey pulls out the big Mopar guns and shows what it takes to put together a six-pack. If multi-carbs are your deal... you?re gonna love this show! Then Stacey gets down and dirty and shows you how to build some simple, ultra strong axle dollys by using some old scrap metal like the kind laying around YOUR garage. Who said gearheads aren't into recycling?





1970 Pro-Charged Road Runner 744 HP - The Hammer
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Moparshop Season Closer 2010 - 1970 Plymouth Roadrunner Burnout
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1968 1000hp Hemi Roadrunner Burnout "Rat Poison" GODFATHER Racing MORE HEMI'S
Dawg House 2011 Car Show GODFATHER'S "Rat Poison" 1968 1000 h.p. Hemi Roadrunner Start-up, Idle and Burnout. Godfather's 68 Roadrunner trunk lid was sighed by Big Daddy Don Garlits in 2009 and The Evil Twin and Rat Poison trunk lid where sighed by Jack Smith Rick's "The Evil Twin" 1968 426 Hemi Roadrunner was there Chris stopped by with his 1965 Dodge 426 Hemi Coronet Some clips and photos Direct Link to GODFATHERS RACING website http://godfatherracing.net/ Plymouth Roadrunner Best Hemi Burnout video on youtube





Plymouth Road Runner Commercial 1968
The Plymouth Road Runner hit the road, and the Coyote still can't catch him. (Coyote must be a Ford or Chevy.)





1969 Plymouth Road Runner For Sale
http://www.ClassicCarBuyingSecrets.com Click now for an instant download on "How to Avoid the 7 Deadliest Mistakes of Buying a Classic Car Online"! To see over 100 pictures of this car visit http://inventory.vanguardmotorsales.com/vanguardautos/inventory/details/RM2 1H9A111846 VIN RM21H9A111846 This car started its life in the Detroit area and was built into a drag car. It was named "Agent Orange" and was famous for the wheelies it used to do. It was a famous car locally at Milan and other local drag strips. The previous owner bought the car about ten years ago and restored it to a street legal car. He removed the cage and did a rotisserie restoration on it. His friend in North Carolina who is involved in NASCAR built the engine for him. It is a 440 Six pack 4 speed and has he claims 700HP. Mechanics 440ci Engine - Built 8/29/1967 for the 1968 Model Year Engine Casting # 2536430 = '66-'72 440 Engine is Stroked to 500ci A-833 4-Speed Transmission, Built 1969 Dana 60 Sure-Grip Rear End with 3.23:1 Gear Ratio Six Pack -- Holley Carbs Edelbrock Intake Aluminum Heads Manual Brakes Front Disc Brakes with Drilled and Slotted Rotors Rear Drum Brakes Manual Steering Chrome Air Cleaner Custom Aluminum Sheet Metal Valve Covers MSD Ignition -- 6AL Box Aluminum Radiator Stainless Steel Headers 3" Exhaust System with Stainless Tips Cherry Bomb Mufflers Aluminum Drive Shaft Aluminum Oil Pan Road Runner Horn Chrome Front Sway Bar New Rear Air Shocks New Gas Tank and Stainless Straps Body Beautiful Orange Paint Flat Black Fiberglass Lift-Off Hood Gorgeous Chrome Bumpers Stainless Trim is Beautiful Doors Fit and Operate Properly Door Lips and Jambs are Clean and Solid Solid, Straight Quarters Trunk is Clean and Nicely Painted Body Color Undercarriage is Painted Body Color Frame is Solid and Painted Body Color Rockers and Pinch Welds are Solid and Clean Cragar Wheels 225/75/15 Front Tires Hoosier Rear Tires -- 31x16.50x15 Interior Beautiful Black Interior Bench Seat Floor Shifter Aftermarket Gauges Under the Dash Dash Pad is in Great Condition Gauges are Clean and Clear Beautiful Door Panels Seatbelts Up Front Only Carpet is in Great Shape Headliner Fits Tight Across Speedo Works Wipers Work Horn Works Don't Miss Out! Call Tom 7 Days a Week at 248-974-9513 tom@vanguardmotorsales.com www.VanguardMotorSales.com




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