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Updates to my 1974 Plymouth RoadRunner

Few photos and video of the updates to my 1974 Plymouth Road Runner after adding 17" wheels, Aluminum heads, cam, and complete fuel system from tank to carb


 


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73 Plymouth Roadrunner Start-up and Walk Around
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Will it Run? Episode 6: 1958 Plymouth Savoy
Time to get the 58 Plymouth Savoy up and running! I put it on a good frame and changed it to a standard shift. Still a long way to go, but a huge improvement on the piece of junk I brought home last winter. It's now a 230 c.i. flathead 6 with a 3-on-the-tree. Hope you like it like I do! Thanks for checking it out!





1959 Plymouth Sport Fury - Test Drive & Review
Since I am into more things than just RC I thought this might be a great way to expand the channel a little. I have been wanting to do a review and drive of a long time member of the family. This is the old man's 1959 Plymouth he has had.. well basically since 1959. I hope you enjoy seeing this "old bomb" as he calls it. Vehicle Highlights: Fury V-800 Super-Pak V8; 318ci - 260hp / 345tq. Torqueflite automatic trans 2.93:1 Axle ratio. 2dr Hard-Top. Non-restored survivor. Music: Provided by Kevin MacLeod (incompetech.com)





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 reduction applied. 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). http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-sa/3.0/ http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Plymouth_(automobile) 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 farmers... 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 engine. 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...





Mustang gets embarrassed by Intellitecs 73 roadrunner
1973 plymouth roadrunner GTX running 9.20sec @ 150mph has a supercharged 440 running on methanol & has 1100 horsepower! weighs around 3500lbs. sponsered by Intellitec College Colorado Springs,Co If your intrested in automotive and want to learn how to build your own engine visit www.intelliteccollege.com for more information





74 Roadrunner - 1st startup
This is the first startup after dropping in a '72 318 (bored 30 over, crane cam, edelbrock intake and carb, open headers) into my 1974 Plymouth Roadrunner.





1974 Roadrunner walkaround
This is my 74 Roadrunner "Ramona". I just got this car running in the summer of 2008. It needs a lot of body work but is a blast to drive around.





Plymouth Road Runner vs. AMG Benz Flugplatzblasen 2008 Dragrace
Plymouth Road Runner vs. AMG Benz Flugplatzblasen 2008 Drag





Christine ........1958 Plymouth





1937 Plymouth Cars - Chrysler Corporation Advertising Commercial - Ella73TV
Chrysler presents the 1937 Plymouth motor cars. All the latest engineering advances in the car, such as hydraulic brakes are shown. . . Ella73TV - https://www.youtube.com/user/Ella73TV2 - A curated collection of old films, newsreels & archive footage spanning the 20th century.





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 D├ęcor 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





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





Building Better Christines !!! 1958 Plymouth restoration miracle
Watch in amazement as a 1958 Plymouth parts car is transformed before your eyes to an award winning Christine clone........unbelievable !! Many thanks to all the guys and gals who contributed time, sweat and money to complete this project. As you can see, it was well worth it !!





Intellitecs 74 roadrunner puts opponent on trailer
1974 plymouth roadrunner running a 13.30 @ 100mph has a 383 weighs around 3500 lbs sponsered by Intellitec College Colorado Springs, CO you can learn how to build cars and engines like this one visit www.intelliteccollege.com for more information





Intellitec's 1973 roadrunner @ bandimere
Jet car nationals 2008 1973 plymouth roadrunner GTX has a supercharged 440 GTX package & has 1100 horsepower! weighs around 3500lbs. sponsered by Intellitec College Colorado Springs,Co automotive training at Intellitec College, visit www.intelliteccollege.com for more information dialed a 9.27 sec and ran a 9.370 sec @ 141.22 mph had a reaction time of .045 W his opponent dialed 11.80 sec and ran a 11.864 @ 112.97 mph had a reaction time of .213 L





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