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1971 Plymouth Road Runner - Race #2

10.87 @ 121.59 mph Pittsburgh Raceway Park


 


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1971 Plymouth Road Runner - Race #1
10.95 @ 120.42 mph Pittsburgh Raceway Park 2008





my dad racing his 1971 road runner at thunder valley
1971 road runner at thunder valley with my lady friend.





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...





1937 Plymouth Cars - Chrysler Corporation Advertising Commercial - Ella73TV
Chrysler presents the 1937 Plymouth motor cars. All the latest engineering advances in the car, such as hydraulic brakes are shown. . . Ella73TV - https://www.youtube.com/user/Ella73TV2 - A curated collection of old films, newsreels & archive footage spanning the 20th century.





1973 Plymouth Road Runner
http://www.barnfineclassics.com/inventory/1973-plymouth-road-runner-440-4-s peed Here's a BIG BLOCK powered Road Runner with a 4 speed! It has a 1968 440ci V8 and the factory original "Hemi" 4 speed manual transmission, the factory 8 3/4 posi rear end with 3:55 gears, factory front and rear sway bars, power steering, power disc brakes, custom performance dual Exhaust, and that super cool Hurst pistol grip shifter! The engine has an Edelbrock intake manifold, an Accel coil, Taylor wires, chrome valve covers, and a new Autolite Platinum battery. The interior has incredibly comfortable black vinyl seats, black carpet, remote driver's mirror, seat belts with shoulder attachments, and a nice factory gauge package. The look of this Road Runner is completed by the Road Runner decal kit, and a brand spanking new set of BFG tires. (245/60/15 front & 275/60/15 rear) This thing is SO fun to drive! It has tons and power and sounds MEAN!





1970 Plymouth Roadrunner test drive.wmv
Base model 1970 Plymouth Roadrunner... FK5 Deep Burnt Orange..383 magnum...335hp... single point ignition...727 torqueflite transmission with column shift....standard braking system with drum brakes..Power steering...AM radio.. tachometer,oil, water,and ampmeter needle gauges Bench seats. All standard equipment..... Some modifications to engine, transmission and drivetrain, plus a roadrunner dust trail , hood stripes and sun tach was added. 1st, 2nd, and 3rd plus stopping test was a success. An improved track time is expected.





1941 Plymouth Special Deluxe Business Coupe - Jay Leno's Garage
1941 Plymouth Special Deluxe Business Coupe. Jay goes old school with this bulletproof pre-Pearl Harbor Plymouth, passed to him by a man known as Fred the Kingpin. There's really nothing like original and unrestored, before power steering and brakes, when America built the best cars in the world... » Subscribe: http://bit.ly/JLGSubscribe » Visit the Official Site: http://bit.ly/JLGOfficialSite THE BEST OF JAY LENO'S GARAGE » Exclusive First Looks: http://bit.ly/JLGExclusives » Ultra Rare Supercars: http://bit.ly/JLGSupercars » Jay's Book Club: http://bit.ly/JLGBookClub JAY LENO'S GARAGE ON SOCIAL Follow Jay: http://Twitter.com/LenosGarage Like Jay: http://Facebook.com/JayLenosGarage ABOUT JAY LENO'S GARAGE A new video every Sunday! Visit Jay Leno's Garage, the Emmy-winning series where Jay Leno gives car reviews, motorcycle reviews, compares cars, and shares his passion and expertise on anything that rolls, explodes, and makes noise. Classic cars, restomods, super cars like the McLaren P1, sports cars like Porsche 918 Spyder and Camaro Z28, cafe racers, vintage cars, and much, much more. Subscribe for more: http://full.sc/JD4OF8 NBC ON SOCIAL: NBC YouTube: http://full.sc/MtLxIM NBC Facebook: http://facebook.com/NBC NBC Twitter: http://twitter.com/NBC NBC Google+: https://plus.google.com/+NBC/posts 1941 Plymouth Special Deluxe Business Coupe - Jay Leno's Garage http://youtu.be/gd5qq9e3apk Jay Leno's Garage http://www.youtube.com/user/jaylenosgarage





Plymouth Roadrunner & GTX Commercials
1967 - 1971 Plymouth Roadrunner & GTX Advertisements





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)





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.





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!





Mo-Pod.com: Authentic Drag
Muscle Mopars drag from coast to coast: Tim Hultquist shows us how Mopars do it in Maui, while Allen Ross races at the Chrysler Classic, hosted at Pittsburgh Raceway.





133023 / 1969 Plymouth Road Runner
For more information on this vehicle visit http://tinyurl.com/76lfcgh Envisioned by its owner as the perfect mix of classic muscle car attitude and first class modern performance, this 1969 Plymouth Road Runner is one of the finest Mopar pro-tourers we've ever featured! This Road Runner's complete rotisserie restoration began when Steve Koepke of Classic Ventures in Woodstock, Illinois meticulously stripped its solid original body, welded up a set of high quality quarters and block sanded every one of its facets until he had a smooth, consistent canvas. Once that canvas was fully prepped from top to bottom, a slick coat of Charcoal Gray urethane was expertly applied under bright red, horizontal pin stripes and buffed to the kind of brilliant wet-look shine that can only be achieved with today's advanced paint technology. The result is one super slick Mopar muscle car which wraps brutal performance in killer good looks! Raise the wide, Charcoal hood and you'll find a killer 500 cubic inch monster block which takes this Mopar from 'very appealing' to 'MUST HAVE'. At the top of that engine, a simple chrome breather funnels wind from a re-usable filter element to a giant Demon 850 carburetor that's juiced by fresh stainless fuel lines. At the base of that carburetor, an Indy dual plane intake sends a rich air/fuel mixture into aluminum Indy 440EZ-1 cylinder heads that are equipped with both Crane Cams hydraulic roller lifters and Harland Sharp roller rocker arms. Those heads are bolted to a familiar 440 block that's been bored 0.30 over and equipped with a complete Eagle stroker kit which includes an Eagle steel crank, Eagle H-beam connecting rods, SRP pistons with Speed Pro rings and Clevite bearings. The car's massive 11 to 1 compression is managed by a Competition hydraulic roller camshaft that's hooked to a Cloyes timing chain. And spent gases are efficiently expelled through a slick set of TTI ceramic coated long tube headers. Fire is supplied by an MSD Pro-billet distributor which shoots sparks through high performance Taylor plug wires. And cooling comes courtesy of a heavy duty aluminum radiator which sits in front of two quick spinning electric puller fans. Behind the big bore engine you'll find a slick shifting Centerforce hydraulic clutch that's connected to a Tremec 5-speed transmission and a stalwart Ford nine inch limited slip rear end which is complete with a Strange aluminum center section, Strange axle shafts and new 3.73 gears. Naturally, the car's old-school front torsion bar and rear leaf spring suspension has been exchanged for a more competent independent front, four link rear set up. And that new suspension is augmented with tubular control arms, a thick front sway bar, adjustable QA1 coil over shocks, fresh power rack and pinion steering and a Wilwood brake system which includes 11 inch slotted discs at all four corners. At the center of the car, custom fabricated, and custom welded, subframe connectors ensure the buff engine's ample torque doesn't manifest itself as unfortunate twist. And at the corners of the car, power flows through a sweet set of 18 inch, solid aluminum wheels that are wrapped in aggressive 245/40 front and 285/40 rear BF Goodrich G-Force T/A radials. Open this Plymouth's big, solid doors and sit down inside a cockpit where the timeless good looks of American muscle meld seamlessly with tasteful upgrades and modern conveniences. The custom leather and suede seats, which were supplied by Addison Auto Interiors of Addison, Illinois, are firm and feel much more upscale than traditional Mopar hardware. At the bottom of those seats, fresh Maroon carpet props a chrome Hurst shifter under a faux carbon fiber pistol grip handle. In front of the seats the car's pristine Maroon dash hangs a custom gauge panel, which is complete with stylish Auto Meter American Muscle gauges, beside a remote controlled Kenwood CD player and traditional buttons for the car's heat and air conditioning system. At the sides of the seats, custom Maroon and Black door panels hang pliable armrests between fresh stainless trim, new chrome window cranks and bright chrome door handles. And in front of the driver, a familiar Mopar Tuff Wheel spins around a rebuilt original steering column. Call, click or visit http://RKMotorsCharlotte.com for more information on this awesome car!





RoadRunner 71
Road Runner 1971 440 Magnum stock





1969 Plymouth Road Runner 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 1H9A111846 VIN RM21H9A111846 This car started its life in the Detroit area and was built into a drag car. It was named "Agent Orange" and was famous for the wheelies it used to do. It was a famous car locally at Milan and other local drag strips. The previous owner bought the car about ten years ago and restored it to a street legal car. He removed the cage and did a rotisserie restoration on it. His friend in North Carolina who is involved in NASCAR built the engine for him. It is a 440 Six pack 4 speed and has he claims 700HP. Mechanics 440ci Engine - Built 8/29/1967 for the 1968 Model Year Engine Casting # 2536430 = '66-'72 440 Engine is Stroked to 500ci A-833 4-Speed Transmission, Built 1969 Dana 60 Sure-Grip Rear End with 3.23:1 Gear Ratio Six Pack -- Holley Carbs Edelbrock Intake Aluminum Heads Manual Brakes Front Disc Brakes with Drilled and Slotted Rotors Rear Drum Brakes Manual Steering Chrome Air Cleaner Custom Aluminum Sheet Metal Valve Covers MSD Ignition -- 6AL Box Aluminum Radiator Stainless Steel Headers 3" Exhaust System with Stainless Tips Cherry Bomb Mufflers Aluminum Drive Shaft Aluminum Oil Pan Road Runner Horn Chrome Front Sway Bar New Rear Air Shocks New Gas Tank and Stainless Straps Body Beautiful Orange Paint Flat Black Fiberglass Lift-Off Hood Gorgeous Chrome Bumpers Stainless Trim is Beautiful Doors Fit and Operate Properly Door Lips and Jambs are Clean and Solid Solid, Straight Quarters Trunk is Clean and Nicely Painted Body Color Undercarriage is Painted Body Color Frame is Solid and Painted Body Color Rockers and Pinch Welds are Solid and Clean Cragar Wheels 225/75/15 Front Tires Hoosier Rear Tires -- 31x16.50x15 Interior Beautiful Black Interior Bench Seat Floor Shifter Aftermarket Gauges Under the Dash Dash Pad is in Great Condition Gauges are Clean and Clear Beautiful Door Panels Seatbelts Up Front Only Carpet is in Great Shape Headliner Fits Tight Across Speedo Works Wipers Work Horn Works Don't Miss Out! Call Tom 7 Days a Week at 248-974-9513 tom@vanguardmotorsales.com www.VanguardMotorSales.com





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