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1974 Plymouth Road Runner

My 440 comes to life as she starts up.


 


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Dr. Dodge's '73 Roadrunner clone
Gorgeous paint, nasty motor, Dr. Dodge's fussy and the detailing of this plum proves it. http://www.storm.ca/~moparman





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...





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)





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





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





1958 Plymouth Belvedere - Christine Shows Her Latest Trick - Take 1
My Christine shows her latest trick. She still can't drive or fix her up by herself but she's able to do some other evil stuff...watch out! :-) I shot two slighty different versions of this video but couldn't decide which one I should take, so I uploaded both of them. Here's the other video: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=txNh7BUbX0k If you're a fan of the movie "Christine" or 1957 / 58 Plymouths in general don't forget to join the International Christine Club. More information here: http://www.internationalchristineclub.net





1970 Plymouth Road Runner last ride this year
A last ride this year with my Road Runner. Not many miles this summer, due to all the rain. Wife is driving two guy on their 40th birthday party.





1971 Roadrunner - Great American Classics
1971 Roadrunner - Great American Classics





General Lee vs Ford Grand Torino
Fifth Gear S12E07 1969 Dodge Charger R/T "General Lee" vs 1974 Ford Grand Torino "Starscky & Hutch"





Big Bad Plymouth
Big heavy street car does huge wheelies plus intrerview with owner. Groutaone official race gear found here http://www.groutaone.com/





1968 Plymouth Road Runner
Rare factory "J" code Hemi Road Runner, 23,000 original miles, completely restore in 2006, Magazine feature car, Show Quality black paint, factory toupee vinyl interior, era correct 426 ci Hemi engine, Hemi 4 speed manual transmission, dual quads, factory intake & Exhaust manifolds, Mopar electronic ignition, Mopar radiator with shroud, factory bench seat, factory in-dash tach, am radio, Flowmaster dual Exhaust with chrome tips, factory Dana 40 4.11 Sure Grip rear end, S/S springs, 255/60R15 BF Goodrich Radial TA rear tires, 215/70R15 fronts, 15" Mopar steel wheels, Documented Restoration, Collector Quality Mopar Muscle!





1955 Plymouth Belvedere - What a Beauty!
The car speaks for itself. Two door hard top - PowerFlite 2-speed with a 230.2 in" six-cylinder engine, rated at 110 hp (82 kW). With 66629 original miles. Power steering, power breaks. wire wheels and radial tires. All Plymouths were treated to a major overhaul for the 1955 model year. This was the first year of Chrysler Stylist Virgil Exner.





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





1974 Plymouth Road Runner
1974 Road runner with a 318 motor





Blown Hemi 69 Road Runner
Brand new 1800 HP car making a few test runs. Groutaone official race gear found here http://www.groutaone.com/




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