1962 Plymouth Valiant Slant Six Drag Racing Barona drag Strip 2-18-2012
saturday afternoon at barona drag strip during the nhra summit series test and tune how about a 1962 plymouth valiant with a slant six vs a 1956 chevrolet.
The 1962 model year saw an extensive facelift. The radiator grille was flattened and made shorter. The hood release was moved to a knob at the top of the grille frame. The central grille emblem was deleted, except on the top-line Signet 200 2-door hardtop model, which received a black-painted grille with a round central emblem incorporating the red-and-blue stylized "V" Valiant emblem. The Signet 200 had pleated, leather-like bucket seats, custom tailored interior trim, deep-pile carpeting, special trunk lid emblem, different headlamp frames and special side moldings; it was America's lowest-priced hardtop with bucket seats
Fender and hood stampings were similar to the 1960-'61 items, but neither identical nor interchangeable. At the rear, the cat's-eye tail lamps were deleted. A wraparound stainless trim was applied to the tailfins, below which were placed round tail lamps set into stamped aluminum bezels. These occupied the space formerly available for optional reversing lamps, which for 1962 flanked the license plate below the rear bumper. The spare-tire stamping was eliminated from the deck lid, which was now a smooth stamping with a small central ridge at its trailing edge. On V200 deck lids, a large round emblem surrounded an oblong block-letter "VALIANT" callout on a black field. Similar block-letter/black-field callouts were placed on each front fender. On the Signet, the deck lid was adorned with a smaller round emblem surrounding the red-and-blue stylised-V Valiant logo.
V200 side trim reverted to the 1960 concept, following the tailfin crease and lower body break crease. However, the 1962 trim was more massive and contained an oblong triple-window effect at the rear of the body break crease. On Signets, the front fenders had an open-centred double spear, connected at the front and back, within which was contained a secondary body paint colour
2500hp Street Car!!! (Plymouth Valiant) BLOWN HEMI ALCOHOL
GORGEOUS 1963 Plymouth Valiant sporting a 528 Hemi, Blown running on
Alcohol. This is the nicest & nastiest car I have ever seen, ridden in,
touched or worked on. Enjoy the video and don't forget to hit that
During this video the car was only 5% overdriven... It is ~1500whp a@ 5%,
2500whp+ @ 20% overdriven. Lenco 3 speed. Fab Rear end with 4.57 gears for
the street. 4 link, molly chassis (NHRA 6.3 Certified, Pro Mod), etc.
Machine Work: Alex Westling (Westling Machine):
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Special thanks to James Autonomi for the Music:
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Six in a row can go!
Gordie Stevens slant six powered '73 Dart "Heat Seeker" making a low 14
second pass at the Chrysler Classic Mopar World Finals contested at Summit
Motorsports Park in Norwalk, Ohio.
FARGO FL 4-60. 1946.mod. Chrysler engine. 6.cyl. 95.hp.
Fargo was a brand of truck manufactured and sold in Canada by the Chrysler
Corporation. Fargo trucks were almost identical to Dodge trucks, save for
trim and name, and were sold by Chrysler-Plymouth dealers. Production began
in the late 1920s.
The name Fargo was discontinued after 1972 for Canada, but lived longer for
other countries around the world under the Chrysler Corporation's badge
engineering marketing approach. Most of the Fargo trucks and bus chassis
sold in Argentina, Finland, Australia, India, and other countries in Europe
and Asia were made in Chrysler's Kew (UK) plant. Most were also sold under
the Dodge and Commer names.
Theories on why Chrysler used the name Fargo include the imagery of open
range of the American west, symbolized by the city of Fargo and the
Wells-Fargo stage lines, while another theory assumes there was a play on
the words "Far" and "Go" denoting durability.
GASSERS OF THE '50's '60's '70's
Nine minute promo from the full length (105 min) video available through
Jim Amos' Bee On Video. You will find a mix of nationally famous cars as
well as regional and local cars from around the country. We have included
footage from thirty-eight different tracks in the USA and Canada. Real car
sounds fully narrated. The full length video is fully narrated unlike this
promo clip which only includes car sounds.
Picton Airfield in a slant six rail
This was one of my runs Sept 29.I wasn't pushing it too hard I see . Only
using 2700of 4700 avaiable stall. I need tor aise the whole run RPM by
about 800. Still you get a flavour of what it is like. Rail in the other
lane is an injected BB Chevy. Even though it is a huge mismatch we run just
for the fun of running the two FEDs side by side.
Will it Run? Episode Nine: 1962 Plymouth Belvedere
Hi! Cold War Motors just bought this horrible 1962 Plymouth; can we get it
to move again? It had been completely disassembled and left outside for
many years. The engine is seized, and the budget for repairs is zero, as
usual. Some unique problems, with it being a push button automatic, and
trying to jam in a later- model engine...
Its a bit longer than my other vids, I hope you like it! No more music,
as per viewer requests.
Thanks everyone for watching, commenting, and subscribing! More to come!
1961 Plymouth Valiant For Sale (SOLD!) motorlandamerica.com
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Our showroom is open six days per week:
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VE Chrysler Valiant 1967 Slant Six
Chrysler Valiant VE 1967
-Stage III CamTech Camshaft (CT7 609)
-MSD 6AL Ignition
-Port and polished head
-Ceramic coated extractors
-Aussiespeed Hurricane Manifold
-Holley Street Avenger 570
-K&N air cleaner
-Diamond forged pistons
-VL Commodore LSD centre
-Widened original wheels
Start: $400 - Finish: Mean Green MOPAR: Violent Valiant - /BIG MUSCLE
The Plymouth Valiant was never meant to be a muscle car. It was never meant
to be fast, overly attractive or go around corners. Loved by grandparents
and college professors alike, the Valiant was the go-to car for those who
wanted smooth reliable transport. Owner Shannon Hudson bought this Valiant
for $400.00 and after 20 years of ownership and a few different versions,
built it into one of the coolest MOPAR A Bodies we've ever seen.
• Shannon Hudson
Top Fuel Nitro Motorcycle Import vs Harley - Larry "Spiderman" Mcbride 5.83et @ 232mph
Dragbike Live was on location at the Manufacturers Cup Finals held November
12-14 2010 at South Georgia Motorsports Park in Georgia when Top Fuel Nitro
motorcycle legendary drag racer Larry "Spiderman" Mcbride against V-Twin
Top Fuel Harley rider Tommy Grimes aboard the Ray Price Top Fuel Nitro
entry met in the final round. Mcbride ran an incredible 5.830 elapsed time
at 232.75 miles per hour for the win! This was a historic final
round,marking the first time a V-Twin Top Fuel Nitro burner would face off
against an import Top Fuel Nitro Methane injected drag bike.