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Muscle Car Of The Week Video #2: 1969 Plymouth Road Runner A12 MCOTW

This week, we have a special car for Mopar fans from the Brothers Collection. This is the very first 1969 Plymouth Road Runner A12 446 Pack ever built! This was the pilot car used by Chrysler to promote the A 12 Roadrunner package, and it has been called the "Wayward Beeper". Its significant history is bolstered by an appearance in Super Stock Magazine, where it was tested and tuned by legendary speed-shifter Ronnie Sox. This car features the 390 hp 440 V8 with 3 2 barrel carburetors, and A833 four-speed transmission, 4.10:1 rear gears, and a stripped-down interior. This very car has gone 12.91 seconds in the quarter mile, leading Chrysler to call it the fastest A12 ever built! You can guess next week's Muscle Car Of The Week on our Facebook page!


 


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Muscle Car Of The Week Video #32: 1970 Ford Mustang BOSS 429
http://www.facebook.com/musclecaroftheweek - Back in 1969, Ford was ready to roll out a new engine to compete in NASCAR - the BOSS 429. This was a semi-hemispherical headed V8 designed to compete with Dodge's 426 Hemi that was leading the pack on the NASCAR super speedways. NASCAR rules say that you need to sell at least 500 copies of a "street" version of any engine you planned to race, so Ford needed to build a civilian BOSS 429 for the general public. The interesting part is that Ford interpreted the rule book and noticed that the engine didn't have to be in the same car raced... so they could stuff a BOSS 429 into a Mustang rather than the Torinos being used in NASCAR. The result was a super-bad Mustang with a custom-installed 375 HP NASCAR engine under the hood. From the Brothers Collection.





Muscle Car Of The Week Video #3: 1970 1/2 Pontiac Trans Am Ram Air IV
http://www.musclecaroftheweek.com https://www.facebook.com/pages/Muscle-Car-Of-The-Week/155673761263376 This week's Muscle Car Of The Week from The Brothers Collection is a super-rare 1970 1/2 Pontiac Trans Am, complete with the Ram Air IV 400 cube V8 and Muncie 4-speed transmission! 1970 marked the second generation for GM's F body platform, and the company made substantial improvements to the car over the '67-'69 versions. The 1970 1/2 models were longer and more spacious inside, and generally drove more comfortably than the earlier cars. 1970 also marked the peak in performance Muscle Cars, and the 1970 1/2 Trans Am was one of the top performers. The Pontiac Trans Am came loaded with numerous performance add-ons, such as upgraded suspension, brakes, Exhaust, and distinctive styling. This particular Polar White Trans Am is among the most sought-after of all, as it features the 370 HP Ram Air IV V8 engine and a Muncie 4-speed transmission. The Ram Air IV engine was assembled with very tight tolerances from the factory, making it as close to a hand-built racing engine as you could buy from GM. The RAIV package started with a 4-bolt main block, forged crank and pistons, and a high performance oil pump, but the big difference was in the top half of the engine. The Ram Air IV heads boasted 67cc chambers, 2.11" swirl-polished intake valves and 1.77" Exhaust valves, and large round Exhaust ports. The .520" lift RAIV cam had a long 308 degree intake / 320 degree Exhaust duration and pulled air through an aluminum dual-plane intake manifold. These parts sounded more like they were hand-picked by a race engine builder than a factory offering, but that's what makes the RAIV so special. They only made 88 of these cars, 59 were manuals and the other 29 came with automatics. It's one of the few cars where both transmissions were offered and the manual outsold the auto. Watch the video to learn more about this Pontiac Historical Society documented correct '70 1/2 and its unique details like the original 2-tone blue seat covers, 1-year only Rally II wheels, and distinctive styling elements. You can guess next week's Muscle Car Of The Week on our Facebook page!





Muscle Car Of The Week Video #42: 1969 Dodge Daytona
REVISED with CORRECTED ENDING This '69 Charger Daytona in the Brothers Collection is one of 502 built, and 1 of 294 with the 440 engine. With its aerodynamic nose piece and towering rear wing, this is definitely the most outlandish design from the muscle car era. But those features weren't added to shock and sell, they were shaped to be kings of the Nascar Super Speedways. In this episode of Muscle Car Of The Week, we'll tell you all about it





Muscle Car Of The Week Video #41: 1968 Chevrolet Corvette L88 427 Roadster
http://www.musclecaroftheweek.com http://www.facebook.com/musclecaroftheweek The Corvette changed for 1968, evolving into the 3rd generation for the American sports car. The sleek new styling looks like full speed standing still, a trait shared by most Corvettes. This week's Muscle Car Of The Week could be considered the top-gun of all '68 Corvettes, as it carries a 500+ HP 427 under the hood, an optioned named the "L88". L88 cars featured not only a distinctive hood, but a whole list of performance enhancements... the F41 performance suspension, J56 heavy duty brakes, a Muncie M22 4-speed transmission, and of course, the 12.5:1 compression 427 V8. The LeMans Blue roadster in the Brothers Collection is one of only 80 built in '68, and it might look like a nice Sunday cruiser, but it was a thinly disguised race car sold to the public!





Muscle Car Of The Week Video #41: 1968 Chevrolet Corvette L88 427 Roadster
http://www.musclecaroftheweek.com http://www.facebook.com/musclecaroftheweek The Corvette changed for 1968, evolving into the 3rd generation for the American sports car. The sleek new styling looks like full speed standing still, a trait shared by most Corvettes. This week's Muscle Car Of The Week could be considered the top-gun of all '68 Corvettes, as it carries a 500+ HP 427 under the hood, an optioned named the "L88". L88 cars featured not only a distinctive hood, but a whole list of performance enhancements... the F41 performance suspension, J56 heavy duty brakes, a Muncie M22 4-speed transmission, and of course, the 12.5:1 compression 427 V8. The LeMans Blue roadster in the Brothers Collection is one of only 80 built in '68, and it might look like a nice Sunday cruiser, but it was a thinly disguised race car sold to the public!





800 HP Dodge Charger 605 cid / 9.9 L - The most bad-ass American muscle car ever?!
Jamboolio records one of the most bad-ass Pro Touring cars out there, a fully customized 1973 Dodge Charger SE with a custom built 605 cubic inch / 9.9 Liter Big Block V8 engine packing 805 horsepower and about 740 lb-ft (1000 Nm) of torque! The interior is also all new with gauges and sport seats and the wheels are 20" ZE Forged Friction rims. The owner has thought about supercharging this beast when it would make about 1000 HP even though the wheels spin in the third gear already! Enjoy the video! Location: 'Helsinki Cruising Night' Helsinki, Finland 2013 RELATED VIDEOS: - LOUD MUSCLE! 1969 Dodge Charger R/T - incredible V8 and Exhaust SOUND!! http://youtu.be/yA0WOesONRk - 1970 Dodge Charger 500 Supercharged - loud BLOWER V8 sound!! http://youtu.be/o-xyxjHJBRA - 1970 Dodge Challenger R/T 440 Magnum - amazing V8 and Exhaust sound! http://youtu.be/uP7yw40HF5o Watch in High Definition (1080p HD). RATE, COMMENT & SUBSCRIBE! SUBSCRIBE for more upcoming car videos: http://www.youtube.com/subscription_center?add_user=Jamboolio Jamboolio - Automotive Blog: http://jamboolio.blogspot.com/ Follow Jamboolio on TWITTER: http://twitter.com/Jamboolio





Test Driving 1969 Plymouth Road Runner 383 V8 4 BBL Four Speed
Be sure to check us out on Facebook at: https://www.facebook.com/RamblinAroundTV I thought you'd like a look at this 1969 Plymouth Road Runner in action. It's powered by a 383 V8, with an Edelbrock intake, 4 BBL carb, coated headers, and Air Grabber induction. All the power is being funneled through a hurst shifted four-speed manual back to an 8 3/4 rear. This car runs out strong and it's in absolutely immaculate condition. It's as clean in the engine bay and underneath the car as it is on the outside. The interior looks showroom new as well. This car is a proven show winner as well. I hop you find it interesting....thanks for watching! Filmed at Fast Lane Classic Cars in St Charles, Missouri http://www.facebook.com/RamblinAroundonYouTube http://ramblinaroundonyoutube.wordpress.com/ https://twitter.com/#!/RamblinAround The background music track is Whiskey on the Mississippi by Kevin MacLeod. Available under the Creative Commons Attribution 3.0 Unported license. Download link:http://music.incompetech.com/royaltyfree2/Whiskey%20on%20the%20Mississ ippi.mp3 MacLeod's description: Genre: Blues Length: 3:15 Instruments: Guitar, Bass, Kit, Organ, EP Tempo: 90 With a jumping bass and off-beat syncopation, this is straight from Memphis' Beale Street. The Hammond organ and electric guitar play together as longtime friends, while the melody changes hands from guitar to organ to electric piano. 011 ISRC: US-UAN-11-00709 Bouncy, Grooving 2010





Muscle Car Of The Week Video #21: 1970 Dodge Super Bee 440 6-Pack
Facebook Page: https://www.facebook.com/pages/Muscle-Car-Of-The-Week/155673761263376 This 1970 Dodge Super Bee is not the car you want to drive if you don't like attention. This Top Banana Yellow example from the Brothers Collection is not only visibly noticible thanks to the bright color and white interior and stripes, but the 440 6-Pack under the hood causes a stir on the street anywhere you go!





Muscle Car Of The Week Video #19: 1971 Plymouth 'Cuda 440-6 Convertible
Muscle Car Of The Week Facebook Page: https://www.facebook.com/pages/Muscle-Car-Of-The-Week/155673761263376 There are many "one of one" cars in the Brothers Collection, cars that may be the only on made with specific options, engine, or color. This episode features one of the more significant 1/1 cars in the Collection.. a 1971 Plymouth 'Cuda 440 6-Pack Convertible! Plymouth only made 17 440 'Cuda convertibles in '71, 12 were automatics, and this is the only one in color code Y9 Tawny Gold. This car is also unique in that it is one of only 2 wit ht the optional Shaker hood and Billboard stripes on the quarters. It is a fully documented original car certified by Mopar expert Galen Govier, and it is regarded as the highest-optioned 'Cuda convertible built. Truly a unique car!





The McLaren P1 Test. On Road and Track - /CHRIS HARRIS ON CARS
Chris Harris drives the new $1.2 million McLaren P1 at the Yas Marina Grand Prix circuit in Abu Dhabi UAE. Before taking to the track at night, Chris Harris chats with Chris Goodwin, the Chief Test Driver for McLaren Automotive to discuss the technology of McLaren's latest offering, perhaps the definition of the modern day hypercar. Fair warning, the McLaren Chris Harris drives in this video is the XP7, the pre-production prototype for P1. The car has had a long life over the past 15 months, driving around the world and clocking over 40,000 hard miles.





Muscle Car Of The Week Video #33: 1971 Olds Cutlass 442 W30 Convertible
http://www.musclecaroftheweek.com - This 1971 Oldsmobile Cutlass 442 convertible is one of less than 110 known W30 442 drop-tops built, and even though power levels began to slide in 1971, this one still stands tall. Wearing a unique shade of Bittersweet paint with a black top and interior, this W30 boasts a 455 V8, a TH 400 automatic trans, a bench seat, and column shift. Another cool car from the Brothers Collection.





Muscle Car Of The Week Video #43: 1961 Ford Starliner Video
http://www.musclecaroftheweek.com http://www.facebook.com/musclecaroftheweek The world was a different place back in 1961, and the space-age styling of the 1961 Ford Starliner tells the tale. This car technically pre-dates the Muscle Car era, but the available 401 HP 390 made it a screamer on the street and stock car tracks. This week's car has been up-fitted with a 427 cube V8 topped with 3 2-barrel carbs, a setup you could get in 1963, but it looks right at home in the bay of this Starliner. There are many neat styling features on this car, including the thin-pillared sloping rear glass with zinc plated and polished stars, the subtitle tail fins, and the twin "rocket Exhaust" tail lights. It's one car from the Brothers Collection that is out of this world!





Muscle Car Of The Week Video #40: 1965 Shelby G.T. 350 R Racing School Car
http://www.musclecaroftheweek.com http://www.facebook.com/musclecaroftheweek You could say that this 1965 Shelby G.T. 350 R has lived several different lives. It started off as a Wimbledon White '65 Mustang Fastback, then went off to Shelby American to be turned into a '65 Shelby G.T. 350. However, it did not go to a dealer for street sale, as it was selected to be used by Ford as a promotional vehicle. That tour of duty ended in August of '65, when the car went back to Shelby American for its next chapter for use as one of the 3 Shelby G.T. 350 Driving School cars. While there, the car slowly received modifications that basically transformed it into an R model Competition car. In fact, it was actually re-identified by Shelby as the 37th G.T. 350R Competition car while at Shelby American. The car was also used as the prototype for the G.T. 500 427 big block cars for 1967. The driveline was returned to a 289, and it was eventually sold as a G.T. 350 R and raced in SCCA events in California. The engine was blown, the car was stored, and the discovered in the late 1980s and restored to the form you see here today. It remains one of the most interesting stories of all the cars in the Brothers Collection, and one of our favorites here at Muscle Car Of The Week!





Muscle Car Of The Week Video #26: 1967 Camaro Z/28
The 1967 Chevrolet Camaro Z/28 still stands as one of the most desirable of all Camaros. We ran into Charley Lillard at the 2013 Muscle Car and Corvette Nationals and he took some time to tell us about this red 1967 Z/ 28 that is full of interesting options and is hiding an aluminum engine under the hood!





Muscle Car Of The Week Video #39: 1967 Camaro Z/28 Video
http://www.facebook.com/musclecaroftheweek - The '67 Camaro Z/28 is one of the most sought-after Camaros, having been designed to bring the Camaro into the competitive world of Trans Am racing. The Mustang and Barracuda had a couple years lead time on the Camaro, but the potent 302-powered pony car came out of the gate running. This one from the Brothers Collection is a pristine example of an original Z/28 that has been upfitted with some period correct speed parts including the rare cross-ram intake manifold. Too cool.




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