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.
Fury V-800 Super-Pak V8;
318ci - 260hp / 345tq.
Torqueflite automatic trans
2.93:1 Axle ratio.
Music: Provided by Kevin MacLeod (incompetech.com)
1974 Plymouth Road Runner
Coverage from the Frankenmuth Autofest, Michigan, 2012
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1937 Plymouth: "Sailing Along" 1937 Chrysler 12min
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Public domain film from the Library of Congress 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 equalization.
...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 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 Mayflower ship which
landed at Plymouth Rock. However, the Plymouth brand name came from
Plymouth Binder Twine, chosen by Joe Frazer for its popularity among
farmers. (Plymouth Binder Twine was a common household item that was used
to tie up various items.)
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...
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
Plymouth almost surpassed Ford in 1940 and 1941 as the second most popular
make of automobiles in the U.S...
From a peak production of 973,000 for the 1973 model year, Plymouth rarely
exceeded 200,000 cars per year after 1990. Even the Voyager sales were
usually less than 50% that of Dodge Caravan. In Canada, the Plymouth name
was defunct at the end of the 1999 model year. Consequently,
DaimlerChrysler decided to drop the make after a limited run of 2001
models. This was announced on November 3, 1999.
The last new model sold under the Plymouth marque was the second generation
Neon for 2000--2001...
SLANT 6 Mopar or No Car!
Mopars and very attractive women.....Mopars Kicking ASS! What more can you
If you like what you hear, come and visit me at CDBaby! In case anyone is
curious, yes, I've owned tons of Mopar products! There is a SRT4 in my
driveway right now. I've had Coronet R/T's, Challenger RT, Demon's, 300's,
SRT8's, I love em all! And I have no problem with other cool Musclecars.
I even own a Buick with a V6 that is fairly quick......
However....I loves me Mother Mopar!
1971 Plymouth Scamp $31,900.00
Clean North Carolina car, over $50,000.00 invested in complete restoration,
beautiful Desert Gold metallic paint, black vinyl interior, black striping,
Balanced & Blue printed 360 stroked to 409 ci engine, 23 spline Pistol Grip
4 speed manual transmission, Demon 750 4 bbl, Hi-Rise aluminum intake,
roller rockers, Edelborck Performer RPM aluminum heads, ceramic headers,
electronic ignition, Edelbrock breather & valve covers, Wilwood power 4
wheel disc brakes with front slotted & drilled rotors, Vintage air
conditioning, buckets seats, Hurst Pistol Grip shifter, Grant steering
wheel, carbon fiber dash with Autometer tach & gauge cluster, Sony
am-fm-cd, Flowmaster dual Exhaust with
chrome tips, 9" Ford rear end with 3.70 Sure Grip, 4 link rear suspension
with adjustable coil-overs, 275/45R20 rear tires, 215/45R17 fronts, 17 &
20" Foose wheels, 15 gallon fuel cell with electric pump, hood scoop, Mopar
1969 Plymouth Road Runner For Sale
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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.
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
Front Disc Brakes with Drilled and Slotted Rotors
Rear Drum Brakes
Chrome Air Cleaner
Custom Aluminum Sheet Metal Valve Covers
MSD Ignition -- 6AL Box
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
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
225/75/15 Front Tires
Hoosier Rear Tires -- 31x16.50x15
Beautiful Black Interior
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
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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
Godfather's 68 Roadrunner trunk lid was sighed by Big Daddy Don Garlits in
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
Best Hemi Burnout video on youtube
Test Driving 1969 Plymouth Road Runner 383 V8 4 BBL Four Speed
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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
The background music track is Whiskey on the Mississippi by Kevin MacLeod.
Available under the Creative Commons Attribution 3.0 Unported license.
Instruments: Guitar, Bass, Kit, Organ, EP
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
Bouncy, Grooving 2010
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.
1971 Plymouth Roadrunner "V code" Flint, Davison Michigan auto appraisal Jason Phillips
Mid Michigan auto appraiser Jason Phillips said this 1971 440 6 pack
Plymouth Roadrunner was a blast to inspect. 810-694-2008 "Rotisserie
restored, the body is straighter on this "V code" than it was when it left
the Hamtramck Michigan assembly plant in it's factory Hemi Orange color
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