1966 Plymouth Belvedere Super Stock Tribute Dana 440 Wedge on 2040-cars
Berkshire, New York, United States
1966 Plymouth Belvedere I Super Stock ‘tribute’ powered by a professionally built 440 c.i. wedge motor dyno’d
at 445 h.p. @ 5400 rpm & 500 ft/lb of torque @ 4300 rpm (@ flywheel) dyno sheets included. This 5-year total
restoration was completed in 2019 and has been driven only 1540 miles.
Always garage kept, well maintained, and no apparent leaks. The Belvedere was originally a manual transmission
car, so the clutch pedal remains in place, but there is no linkage.
Here are some of the highlights. Blueprinted 727 Torque Flight 3-speed automatic transmission w/manual valve body,
Dana 60 differential, 2-stage urethane medium red paint, solid body showing no rust, custom interior, and polished
Engine & Transmission:
440 c.i. block balanced and blueprinted
10.5:1 Forged Pistons (runs on premium pump gas)
Racer Brown Hydraulic cam; duration @ .050” I/E 238 degrees, valve lift I/E .517
Edelbrock Performer RPM intake and aluminum heads
1.6 ratio roller rockers
MSD 6AL box
MSD Billet distributor
High Performance manual fuel pump with regulator
Moroso 8 qt. oil pan
Melling high volume oil pump
Quick fuel 850 cfm carburetor
New gas tank and fuel lines
Edelbrock air cleaner
Headman Headers (coated)
3” exhaust w/Flow Master mufflers
727 Torque Flight
B&M ‘Hole Shot’ 3000 stall converter
Deep transmission pan
B&M Pro shift rachet shifter
Body & Paint:
1966-67 Super Stock Plymouth fiberglass hood scoop (functional)
New floors and complete lower rear quarter panels welded in place
JBB Medium Red paint w/urethane clear
New hood and trunk letters
Glass in excellent condition
Small pitting around vent windows
New custom upholstery for seats and door panels
Radio delete plate
Refinished dash with functioning stock gauges including speedometer, odometer, temperature, and gas
Autometer Sport Comp Monster Tach
Summit oil pressure, voltage meter, and water temperature gauges
Factory style seat belts front/back
Rebuilt heater assembly (no defroster)
Chassis & Differential:
Welded in square tubing frame connectors
New front-end parts w/polyurethane bushings
Dual Master cylinder with ECI drum brakes
Dana 60 differential w/ 4.10:1 posi gears
Mopar performance shocks w/rear having extensions
Mopar performance ‘super stock’ springs
Relocated (inside frame rails) rear springs for wider tires
15” Draglite wheels with Ironman radial tires: front 205/75R; rear 235/75R
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Before Chrysler had Street and Racing Technology, it had Performance Vehicle Operations. What the two entities have in common, before SRT became its own brand, of course, is that each was created to take Chrysler and Dodge (and Plymouth, before it was unceremoniously killed off) vehicles to the next level of style and performance.
We'll leave the question of whether or not the old Plymouth (and later Chrysler) Prowler was ultimately a stylish, performance-oriented car to you, but the boys and girls currently leading the SRT charge at the Pentastar headquarters are keen to accept the retro-rod into the fold.
According to the automaker, all of SRT's current high-performance models owe a debt of gratitude to the old Prowler, due mostly to that car's use of lightweight bits and pieces and innovative construction techniques. If nothing else, the fact that the Prowler's frame is "the largest machined automotive part in history" is pretty cool. Read all the details here.
Sat, 18 Jan 2014
We're plenty used to seeing classic cars selling for millions of dollars. It's just that they're usually European: Ferraris, Bugattis, Mercedes and the like. There are some rare American exceptions, usually wearing the names Duesenberg or Shelby. But what we have here is the most expensive Chrysler product ever sold at auction.
The vehicle in question is a Plymouth Barracuda - specifically a 1971 Hemi Cuda Convertible, chassis #BS27R1B315367 - that Mecum Auctions just sold after eight solid minutes of feverish bidding for a high bid of $3.5 million at its auction in Seattle, Washington. That figure positively eclipses the $2.2 million paid for a strikingly similar Hemi Cuda (chassis #BS27R1B269588) fetched nearly seven years ago in Scottsdale and another that was the first muscle car to break the million-dollar mark in 2002.
The Plymouth Superbird is one of those classic American cars from the muscle car era that has captured the imagination of all sorts of automotive enthusiasts long after its presence on roads and race tracks wore away. It's easy to see why. Where else but in the Swingin' Sixties and Seventies would a car leave the factory with an aerodynamics package that included a pointy beak and a rear spoiler that sat several feet above the rear deck?
The example you see above, which was born in 1970, is one of the finest Superbirds we've ever seen. Combine its complete restoration with its original 426 Hemi engine, and it's no surprise that it managed to bring in a cool half million dollars (plus 10 percent in fees) at Barrett-Jackson. See it yourself in our high-res image gallery above, and scroll down below for the official auction description.
If you want to follow along with the coverage, check out the Hagerty Fantasy Bid online game here.