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!?!? INSANE 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 @ 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.
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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.
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.
66 Plymouth Valiant Signet 225 slant six
1966 Valiant Signet, 225 slant six built by Dick Ott; engine balanced, with
Mopar Performance stage 1 cam, shaved and ported head with hardened seats
and dual valve springs 9.5:1 pistons, Mopar Performance aluminum 2 bbl
intake, super six holley 2 bbl carb (280 cfm) (got a Holley 2300/350 cfm
sitting here for it). Windage tray, Clifford ceramic coated headers and
aluminum valve cover. 904 auto trans. 72 Duster 11" disc front end and
heavy-duty sway bar, 10" rear drums. Have since put BF Goodrich 215 x 60
x 14 TA radials on the car. Great little car. Thanks for looking!
(note: it doesn't leak, the oil spot is from another car not mine)
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