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After sitting in my garage for 4 years, I installed a 72 318 in and got it running. The timing hasn't been set and it has open headers, but it is running!


 


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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.





Plymouth Road Runner 1974 Mopar 440 Starcmaster
Plymouth Road Runner 1974 Mopar 440 Starcmaster Exhaust





Intellitecs 74 roadrunner puts opponent on trailer
1974 plymouth roadrunner running a 13.30 @ 100mph has a 383 weighs around 3500 lbs sponsered by Intellitec College Colorado Springs, CO you can learn how to build cars and engines like this one visit www.intelliteccollege.com for more information





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!





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





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 Décor 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





1974 Plymouth Roadrunner Final Update
She's all done finally.





1973 satellite 400 HP 727 Transmission - SOLD
Walk around 1973 Satellite 400 engine and 727 transmission. Sold in Oct 2008





Plymouth Road Runner 1974 Mopar 440
Plymouth Road Runner 1974 Mopar 440





Updates to my 1974 Plymouth RoadRunner
Few photos and video of the updates to my 1974 Plymouth Road Runner after adding 17" wheels, Aluminum heads, cam, and complete fuel system from tank to carb





1974 Plymouth Road Runner
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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 GTX 440 LOUD SOUND RoadRunner V8
Plymouth GTX 440 / RoadRunner Sound - Hello and welcome to the Car Acceleration TV Channel 2014. In today's video, we want to show you a great american classic car, the Plymouth GTX 440 / RoadRunner. The V8 engine sound is really incredible. Watch this Plymouth video for cold start sound, drive scenes and listen the horn. End of 1970, the Belvedere was replaced by the Plymouth Satellite. Consequently, based on the GTX now the new model. However, this lasted only one year. Completely new was the coupé body, technically, everything remained the same. Available were still the 7.2-liter with two power ratings and the seven-liter Hemi V8. Due to sharp decline in sales of the GTX was taken as a stand-alone model in the fall of 1971 from the program, in the model years 1972 to 1974 there were but for the continuing Plymouth Road Runner GTX a package. My opinion is from this period is the most interesting of the Plymouth Cuda Barracuda model. Do you like this video? Please visit my youtube car channel for best sound, drive & grip, acceleration and top speed videos, american muscle cars, classic cars and much more. http://www.youtube.com/user/caracceleration or subscribe http://www.youtube.com/subscription_center?add_user=caracceleration





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)





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