’71 Barracuda ISCA show car
CAR WILL BE ON DISPLAY AT LOUISVILLE CUSTOM AUTO SHOW FEB 25 & 26 2017
Car was in 2015 and 2016 ISCA World of Wheels car show circuit.
2015 Detroit Autorama: won first in class, outstanding in customs and Master Builder award.
2016 Cincinnati, OH: won first in class and outstanding in customs.
Pittsburgh, PA: won first in class, outstanding in customs and Steel City Select Six Award.
Indianapolis, IN: won first in class and outstanding in customs.
Louisville, KY: won first in class and best in customs.
Detroit, MI: won first in class and outstanding customs.
Chicago, IL: World of Wheels Championship Finals: Received
Top Twenty and placed third in customs.
Engine: 440 stroked to 496 cu. in. using a Mopar performance 4.150” crank, block bored to 4.360”. Modified to ½” oil pickup and hp Milodon pump. ARP main studs. Eagle rods. Ross flat top pistons 10:1. Altradyne cam 586 lift/259 duration. Double roller chain. 452 heads ported and polished to match intake. Three angle valve job. Ferrea valves 2.14” x 1.81”. M1 single plane intake. Fluid dampner. Milodon 7 qt. oil pan. Block has been lined bored, honed with deck plate. Block and heads smoothed and powder coated.
Engine Bay: Access panels for caster/camber adjustment and all factory holes were filled
Engine Bay Bolts: chrome button heads
Engine Cowl: Modified for steering column. Body lines were added and lengthened for appearance. Top cowl factory cover was replaced and fitted with 4 louvered panels
Valve Cover: Powder coated and diamond cut
Carburetor: Holly Pro-Series 4150 Hp, 950 cfm. Polished and chromed
Distributor: Msd, 6al ignition module
Pulleys: Billet aluminum
Motor Mounts: motor mounts and torque strap from Schumacher
Engine Bay Wiring: Customized and re-routed into the frame rails. Battery re-located in trunk
Pentastar: Custom made on air cleaner
Radiator: two row with top tank welds sanded, polished and clear coated
Fan Shroud: Custom made shroud and fan spacer
Transmission: 727. sanded smooth and painted. A&A trans. Race case. Red clutches and bands. Billitt pistons. Modified front pump and support. Coan 10” torque converter. Reverse valve body. Chrome plated deep trans pan. Winter’s shifter.
Transmission Cooler: Polished
Transmission Lines: Custom made and chrome plated
Transmission case: smoothed and painted
Exhaust: 2” hooker headers followed by 3” stainless steel H pipe and tail pipes
Exhaust: Ceramic coated
Exhaust Tips: Custom made to allow room for spring shackles
Mufflers: Flowmaster, series #50 three chamber
Fuel System: Mallory electric fuel pump
Fuel Lines: 3/8” braided pressure line. Return line 5/16” stainless steel
Pressure Regulator: Custom made ceramic coated bracket to reflect heat, holds the pressure regulator on the right frame rail
Dash Pad: Covered in leather
Carpet: New custom carpet and interior with matching trunk
Seats: Custom buckets front and rear
Steering Wheel: Grant
Steering Column: OEM steering column chrome plated and firewall hole modified
Mirror: New rear view mirror
Heater: Reconditioned heater box
Windows: All new glass.
Interior Panels: Covered in leather
Gauges: All restored. Lens polished
Head Liner: New custom head liner with new dome light and new sun visors
Console: Custom full length
Suspension: All Moog parts. Upgraded to heavy duty tie rods and 11/16” sleeves. All bushings are polyurethane
Spindles: 2 in drop spindles
Driveshaft: Dynotech steel drive shaft
Housing: From a “B” body which is 1 ½ in. shorter with new spring pad welded on housing
Rear End: 8 ¾” rear end. Rear super stock leaf springs moved inboard 3”. Relocated lower shock mounting. Quarter panel mini tubbed 1 ½” to accept larger tires
Unibody: Frame is tied by 2” x 3” tubing welded to the floor pan
Brake Lines: Chrome plated. Front and rear flex lines are braided
Rear Axle: Housing smoothed. Lower mounting custom made to incorporate tie downs to transport car
Control Arms: Tubular upper control arms
Springs: Super stock springs were re-arced to lower 1 ½”
Seat Brackets: Changed to an enclosed set up
Fuel lines and Brake Lines: Custom fitted into frame
Custom mixed prowler purple, silver with sublime green accents, buried in clear.
POWDER COATING SPARKLE SILVER:
Dipstick tube and stick
Gas tank straps
Gas tank filler neck
Rear leaf springs
Leaf spring mounting pads
POWDER COATING EBONY BLACK:
Headlight bucket brackets
2 Lower control arms
2 Upper control arms
Glove box door
2 Lower ball joints
Radiator overflow tube
Rotor splash shields
Spark plug wire loom bracket
4 Tie rod ends
Suspension nuts and cotter pins
2 Adjusting sleeves
Trunk latch and striker
Water pump housing
Caster and camber cams
Radiator fan shroud
Radiator overflow tank
Trans inspection cover
Gowing spoiler legs
Door latches and striker
Hood pins and bezels
Hood pop up spring
Hood latch and striker
NOTE: CAR SOLD AS IS. BUYER RESPONSIBLE FOR PICK UP OR SHIPPING. SERIOUS INQUIRIES ONLY.
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You read the headline correctly: This is the four-door Barracuda that Plymouth didn’t build in 1970, except it actually did, sort of
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