BO29 1968 Hemi Cuda The real deal with history.

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  • Condition: Used
  • Item location: Levittown, Pennsylvania, United States
  • Make: Plymouth
  • Model: Barracuda
  • Type: Fastback
  • Trim: Race
  • Year: 1968
  • Mileage: 1
  • VIN: na
  • Color: Multi colored Flame Paint
  • Engine size: 426 Hemi Engine
  • Number of cylinders: 8
  • Transmission: ATI 727 Torqueflite & Converter
  • Drive type: RWD
  • Interior color: Black
  • Vehicle Title: Clear

Plymouth Barracuda 1968 Description

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 Competitive Drag Race Car. All unnecessary hardware ( door crank window mech. ect.) ewre discarded. Some metal parts were Acid Dipped to reduce weight. Fixed rear windows . Front window straps 1/8" Cemicore Uitralite Glass ( only the R/R quarter glass is not original ) was installed. A Fiberglass Hood And Front fenders installed. Light 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 engine
Cross Ram Quads.
Chrome Hooker Headers.
ATI 3 speed Torquflite & Converter
Hurst Auto Stick II Shifter.
Dana 60 Rear with spool & 5.57 gears
M&W Axles.
Harwood Fuel Cell
S&W Race Cars 4 link & back half.
Chick DeNino Race prep & Roll XCage.
Craeger 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.
This Hemi was purchased new in 1968 by James A. Thomas & Milton E. Updyke of Tyrone Pa. in 1970 Samuel S. Panuty of Baltimore Md. purchased it and sold it to 2 brothers that raced it in A Modfied. Sam then traded another car to the brothers & got the Hemi back then traded it to Bill Mc Closki fo a 65 Plymouth. Sam then bought the Hemi back from Mc Closki. In 1973 it went to Sox&Martin for the motor & Chick DeNino for the cage and suspension. In 1976 the Hemi was sold to Bob Keyser. Clayton B. Wright bought the car from Bob Keyser in 1977 and has owned it ever since.
Some of the Race and Record History of this Hemi.
In 1974 Set National Record at 10:17
1978 Won Pa. Dutch Classic in Super Stock.
1983 Won SS/AA Class championship at Indy.
1983 Won Divison 1 Super Stock Championship.
1987 Won NHRA Summer Nationals at Englishtown Nj.
1987 Won IHRA Summer Nationals at Atco Nj.
1987 End of season car was retired from racing.
Since retirement this cuda has been used mainly for shows.It has a rebuilt 426 Hemi motor that would not be competitive by todays standards. It is more for nostalgia than speed.
This Vehicle is being sold as/is where/is. Buyer is responsible for all transportation costs.
I have tried to describe car as harshly as I can so there will be no disaffection. If you have any questions call me at 215-788-1107.Thanks Clayton
Romans 10:13For whosoever shall call upon the name of the Lord shall be saved.

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