1st Year of the Plymouth Barracuda – 1964.
NO RUST!!! – Arizona Car since 1966.
Family owned since 1966-67
Restoration in 1978-1981 (3 years) 40 years ago.
Has been in covered storage for last 21 years.
Mostly all original. Except interior seats, carpet. (1981) and paint.
Tried to maintain the original patterns of the vinyl on seats, just upgraded the quality. See pic of back seats. Still almost the same after 40 years.
Cuda original paint was a dull-metallic Gold. Painted Bronze/Burnt Orange in 1980.
No major dents and body is straight and all hood/door gaps are consistent and straight.
Engine has a Holley 4-barrel instead of the original single-barrel Carb, Edelbrock valve covers.
273 CI Engine (original) w/ original 4-speed Hurst Shifter
1975 exhaust – glass pack/cherry bomb ( I think) it sounded great!
All Glass/Windows and seals are original.
All 4 original hubcaps and full-size spare wheel/tire
Everything else (except AC compressor, belts and plugs) is original w/ engine.
Has factory (dealership) installed “cool car” A/C system.
Extra parts 3 – instrument clusters
2 – passenger side front grills
1 – extra tail light assembly
1 - Dome light assembly
2 - Arm rests for rear seats
1 - Drivers side door panel with original pattern.
1 - passenger side lower body chrome strip.
I’ve come to the realization that I don’t have time or desire to restore the Cuda properly. It’s time someone else take on this project and return it to the glory days.
Clean/Clear Title in hand!!
*** UPDATE *** Added Pix of the engine bay and undercarriage - NO RUST! just a little of the original coating pealing near the rear of the underside.
*** FINAL PRICE DROP *** ONLY $9K
This car is located in NE Mesa, AZ and will sell quickly!