For sale beautiful 1971 Plymouth HEMI 'Cuda recreation. Upgraded with a HEMI Mopar Performance 472 crate motor. This car has an automatic 727 transmission and posi rear end. Car is a rust free California car that is a heavily optioned two tag factory car. This Cuda was restored with its original factory appearance and options in mind. Detailed undercarriage.
ENGINE & DRIVETRAIN
This car was born a big block 383 cu in. engine. Now it is equipped with a 472 HEMI. This motor was just completely gone through. (see photo of receipt of work that was done). Newcomb hemispherical dual quad carb set up blue printed and rejetted. OEM dual quad intake and correct black wrinkle valve covers. TTI ceramic coated headers, 3 in exhaust with H-pipe. Rear axle is original 8 3/4 with 323 POSI. 727 Transmission with a 3000 stall converter. All under the hood components have been restored or replaced to orginal appearance and specs. VERY tidey engine bay. Complete Shaker hood and air cleaner assembly installed and functions as original.
PAINT & BODY
Painted to its original color EV2 Tor Red and is in excellent condition with few minor flaws. White vinyl top in excellent condition also. This is an original white billboard car and they too are in great condition. Underbody is painted and original to the car and rust free. Body panels appear to be original. Factory option elastomeric bumpers, front spoilers, rear spoiler wing, front painted grill and dual racing mirrors are in excellent condition. Factory optioned with fender optics, hood pins with lanyards, road lights. All chrome in like new condition. All glass is in great shape and windows operate as they should.
Very unique bright orange hounds tooth cloth/vinyl seats, headliner, dashboard, door panels, package tray, carpet, console, gauge cluster, lap belts and shoulder harnesses all restored to perfection. Factory AM/FM radio was rebuilt with modern electronics 45W/channel and 6 disc changer in the trunk. Factory A/C car with rotary compressor mounted under the alternator to keep it as correct appearing with the HEMI as possible Factory A/C car,. Air blows ice cold. Heater in proper working condition. Cuda has factory steering wheel with rim blow horn. Under dash air grabber control works as it should.
Original rear sway bar, KYB shock absorbers painted black. Front suspension is completely rebuilt with all new components and urethane bushings, Steer and Gear ultra firm feel steering box.
WHEELS & BRAKES
Wheels are 15x7-245/60/15 front & 15x8-265/60/15 rear Rallye wheels. Power front disc brakes have less than 5000 miles on them and brake evenly. Trunk is highly detailed with correct jack, inflatable space saver spare and canister and trunk mat. Taillight panel mounted disc player.
Both fender tags break down as follows:
M21 roof driprail moldings
M25 wide sill molding
M31 belt and hood molding
M88 decklid molding treatment
M41 dual exhaust
J78 front spoiler 70-1
J81 rear spoiler wing 70-2
L25 trunk comp light
L31 fender mounted turn signals
C55 bucket seatsa
G11 tinted glass
G36 OS dual racing mirrors-painted
H51 single air/w heater
J45 hood pins w/ lanyards
J54 sport hood
V1W canopy vinyl roof
U USA 1971
A01 light package
A22 elastomeric colored frt and rr bumper package
A45 front and rear spoiler package
B51 power brakes
EV2 Tor Red paint
H5XV bright orange hounds tooth interior
000 no interior paint
012209 vehicle order number
E65 383 cid 4 bbl V8 300 hp
B Plymouth Barracuda
23 2-dr hardtop
N 383 1-4 bbl
8 Hamtramck MI
159149 sequence number
N42 chrome dual exhaust tips
R11 Music Master AM Radio
V61 Longitudinal stripe 71
EN2 end of sales codes
I have listed videos to show how nice this vehicle is, Always gets a lot of attention at car shows and just driving around town. Rare opportunity to get a car in this condition, color combination, and this engine. Please only serious bidders. I can arrange shipping if necessary. Good Luck
The YouTube links below will show walk around, car rolling, and undercarriage.
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