This Lot Sold! $19,685
1967 Plymouth Barracuda
Vehicle Identification Number: BH29B72231290
This exceptionally attractive example began life as a 1967 Barracuda High Price Class sports coupe with an RG 225 cid 6-cylinder engine before it was fully restored and provided with a period-correct 1970 340 cid V-8 engine with the oversized valve J-type cylinder heads and a 4-speed manual transmission.
ENGINE: The car is fitted with a 1970 340 cid engine with “J” casting heads which are the large valve heads for 1970. The induction system features an Edelbrock RPM Air Gap intake manifold and Edelbrock 600 cfm performer carburetor, while that exhaust headers are fabricated from 1 5/8 tubing by Heddman. According to Dynomometer testing done by Hot Rod magazine, these additions should yield 350 bhp and almost 380 pound-feet of torque.
DRIVE TRAIN: The transmission is the OEM unit and has been rebuilt with close ratio 1-3 gears and an overdrive 4th gear for use on the freeway. The rear end was rebuilt and has a 3.55:1 limited slip differential.
CHASSIS: Purchased in Southern California, this car has a dry chassis with no visible rust.
ENGINE COMPARTMENT: The engine bay was restored nicely and painted black. Is very clean and chrome pieces are shiny and free of grime and present very nicely.
EXTERIOR: Painted in a Viper yellow paint with new chrome bumpers this barracuda looks excellent. Body panels are very straight and all other bright work is in great original condition.
INTERIOR: The interior has been redone with new upholstery both front and rear and new carpet throughout. The dash was painted and it was fitted with a new dash pad. All gauges work as they should. The black headliner is clean and has no rips or tears.
TRUNK COMPARTMENT: Trunk area is carpeted with black carpet matching the interior and is very clean.
Auction Estimate: $25,000-30,000