The passenger seat of this car has only been used a very few times.This is one of Fifty Factory Race Cars produced by Chrysler Racing 50 Cudas and 50 Darts were sent to George Hurst to be converted into a Compitive Drag Race Cars. All unnessary Hardware, door crank, window mech. ect were discarded. Some metal parts were Acid Dipped to reduce weight. Fixed Rear Windows. Front Window Straps, 1/8 Chemcore Uitralite Glass was installed, Fiber Glass Hood and Front Fenders, Light weight van bucket seats. Racing Modifications were made wherever possible. Racing weight of less than 3000 lbs. That was the goal of The Hurst Chrysler effort.
This Hemi Cuda has the following equipment.
426 cu. in. Hemi EngineCross Ram QuadsChrome Hooker HeadersATI 3 speed Torqueflite & converterHurst Auto Stick II ShifterDana 60 Rear with Spool & 5:57 GearsM&W AxlesHarwood Fuel CellS&W Race Cars 4 link and back halfChick DeNino Race prep & roll cageCraeger Wheels Also included is a correct dated Hemi Block that needs some repair
Featured in Muscle Car Classics (June 1988) and Super Stock and Drag Illustrated (March 1988) just to name a couple.
The Hemi was purchased new in 1968 by James A. Thomas & Milton E. Updyke of Tyrone Pa. In 1970 Samual S. Pannuty of Baltimore purchased and sold it to 2 brothers that raced it in A modfied. Sam then traded another car to the brothers and got the Hemi back, then traded it to a Bill McCloskey for a 65 Plymouth. Sam then bought the Hemi back from Bill. In 1973 it went to Sox&Martin for the engine & Chick DeNino for the cage and suspension. In 1976 The Hemi was sold to Bob Keyser. Clayton B. Wright purchased the car from Bob Keyser in 1977 and has owned it ever since.
Some of the Race and Record History
In 1974 Set National Record at 10:171978 Won Pa. Dutch Classic in Super Stock1983 Won SS/AA Class championship at Indy1983 Won Division 1 Super Stock Championship 1987 Won NHRA Summer Nationals Class and Super Stock Eliminator at Englishtown NJ.1987 Won IHRA Summer Nationals Super Stock Eliminator at Atco NJ.1987 End of season car was retired from racing
Since retirement this Cuda has been used mainly for showes. It has a rebuilt 426 Hemi motor that would not be competive by todays standards. It's more for nostalgia than speed.
This Vehicle is being Sold as/is where/is. Buyer is responsible for all transportation charges.
I have tried to describe car as harshly as I can so that there will be no dissatisfaction. If you have any questions please call me at 215-788-1107.
Romans 10:13 For whosoever shall call upon the name of the Lord shall be saved.
|Make:||Plymouth||Number of Cylinders:||8|
|Engine:||426 Hemi||Body Type:||Fastback|
|Drive Type:||RWD||Warranty:||Vehicle does NOT have an existing warranty|
|Vehicle Title:||Clear||Sub Model:||Barracuda|
|Fuel Type:||Gasoline||Exterior Color:||Multi color flame paint|
|For Sale By:||Owner|