1974 Plymouth Duster

When the Barracuda moved up in size Plymouth decided to spend their restyling budget on a sporty semi fastback coupe to fill the void left by the Cuda. It was a great move as the Duster was separated enough from its Valiant brother that buyers considered it a much more sporty and a great value for the money. But it was the performance variations that we all remember including the hand full of Hemi Dusters that were terrors of the drag strip. The standard slant six was an economy leader and legendary for reliability but it was the range of V8 power options that began with the 318 and went up to 360. But in most experts opinions it was the 340 Dusters and its brother the Dodge Demon that were the street fighters and giant killers. The enthusiast could order a Duster and get the performance package with either an automatic or a 4speed behind the 340. It was the 1971 model of the duster that turned out to be the right combination of compression and the new electronic ignition that made that year special as in 72 Chrysler lowered the compression and made the valve size smaller to meet emission standards. The 71 340 also had an over the shelf Six Pack that really kicked up the performance when installed with a set of headers. In 1971 I was at Fort Gordon Georgia waiting to see what the fate of my life would be, I took a trip to town and had an extended road test in an Orange Dodge Demon 340 4 speed with a 410 gear that made for wonderful acceleration put was definitively limited in long distance driving. The engine was wonderful as well as the transmission. The steering and brakes did leave much for this sports car driver to desire. Coming from some very sporty cars it was the engine that I truly loved, and if was into drag racing I would definitely have bought one. SoundCloud Music Domes "Who You Are" Creative Commons License on SoundCloud.

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1974 Plymouth Duster for sale in our Indianapolis Showroom. This '74 Duster is powered by a 408 cubic inch V8 engine backed by a Torqueflite 904 3-speed automatic transmission running to an 8 1/4 inch rear end with 3:91 gears. Options on this 1974 Plymouth Duster include: AM/FM Radio, Power Steering, Seat Belts, Vinyl Interior, and BF Goodrich T/A Radial Tires wrapped around American Racing Wheels. This 1974 Plymouth Duster is offered for sale with only 2500 miles on it since the restoration and comes with a binder full of pictures documenting the restoration. The restoration began in 2004 and started with the Duster being media blasted and painted Hemi Orange. The classic also received new carpet and interior components during the restoration. This Mopar was built for speed and the 360 cubic inch V8 was stroked out to 408 cubic inches. The engine features Diamond forged pistons, Eagle I beam forged rods, a hydraulic roller Comp cam, Edelbrock 6077 aluminum heads, a Six-Pack intake manifold from a '70 AAR 'Cuda and MSD ignition and distributor. The build on this '74 Duster is extremely well done and this classic MOPAR will turn heads at the local car show. This is a turn-key classic that has the power, looks and reliability that you are searching for. This 1974 Plymouth Duster for sale is located in our Indianapolis Showroom and can be seen at www.GatewayClassicCars.com, or call (317)688-1100 for additional information. - See more at: http://gatewayclassiccars.com/indianapolis/1974/plymouth/duster-S565.html#s thash.puMclc7p.dpuf Want to connect with us? Here’s how: Website: http://www.GatewayClassicCars.com Facebook: http://www.facebook.com/GatewayClassicCars Google+: https://plus.google.com/117279883240095539866/posts Pinterest: http://pinterest.com/gatewayclassics/ Twitter: https://twitter.com/Gateway_Classic YouTube: http://www.youtube.com/GatewayClassicCars Don't forget to subscribe to our channel to see more videos of some of the greatest classic, collectible, and exotic cars the world has to offer.

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