In late 1961, new President Lynn Townsend chose to go all in on
creating 'competitive visibility' for Chrysler. Among these
performance-focused programs were active involvement in drag
racing. Featured here is one of the vehicles that Chrysler built in
1963 for that specific purpose, a Max Wedge-powered Dodge 330
Lightweight. Holding a 426 CID engine thanks to FIA/ACCUS new
7-liter rule, it features Chrysler's unique cross-ram intake with
two 4-barrel carburetors, monstrous 13.5:1 compression, special
heads, and heavy-duty internals. In fact, it did so well that
Dodge's 'Hot One' package won Mr. Stock Eliminator at both the NHRA
Winternationals and Indy Nationals in 1963, as well as numerous
other titles. The car offered here was one of the 34 lightweights
330s produced in 1963, featuring factory aluminum fenders, bumpers,
scooped aluminum hood, a trunk-mounted battery, and other special
adaptations. Ordered new through Alston Motors, Inc. in Tuscaloosa,
Alabama, this car is in as-raced condition with a believed-original
490 miles. Painted in Polar White with red cloth and vinyl
bench-seat interior, the date-correct engine is backed by the
legendary 3 speed A727 TorqueFlite automatic transmission with its
dashboard-mounted push button shifter. The car now rides on
vintage-type Cragar performance wheels as well. Estimated appraisal
value at $135,000-$165,000 and we're selling it at a fraction of
that price. Come check it out or give us a call today and make this
1963 Dodge 330
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