O Fallon, IL
Purple & Silver · 496 Stroker
For sale at Gateway Classic Cars in our St. Louis showroom is 1971 Plymouth Barracuda ISCA show car. This Prowler Purple Barracuda has received more attention and love than some family members. There is roughly 1,000 hours just in the paint. When you look through the photos and peek at the underside, you ll understand why. This kind of finish requires extensive attention to detail and great patience. This is a professional show car and a proven winner. This heart throb of a car actually arrived at our showroom with the tires wrapped in plastic wrap. The beautiful presentation (stage area) comes with the sale and certainly adds to the flair and bragging rights. Its also necessary if you wish to continue the show circuit. The car was in the 2015 and 2016 ISCA Word of Wheels car show circuit and received the following: 2016 Detroit Autorama 1st in class, outstanding in Customs and Master Builder award. 2016 Cincinnati, OH 1st in class and outstanding in Customs. 2016 Pittsburgh, PA 1st in class, outstanding in Customs and Steel City Select Six Award. 2016 Indianapolis, IN 1st in class and Outstanding in Customs. 2016 Louisville, KY 1st in class and best in Customs. 2016 Detroit, MI 1st in class and Outstanding in Customs. 2016 Chicago, IL world of Wheels Championship Finals: Received Top Twenty Award and placed 3rd in Customs. Engine: 440 stroked to 496 cu. in. using a Mopar performance 4.150 crank, block bored to 4.360 . Modified to 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 dampener. 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 Block: Ground smooth and powder coated. 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 Oil Pan: Milodon 7 qt. capacity. Factory zinc coating stripped then replaced with chrome plating 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 Pan: Chrome plated Transmission Lines: Custom made and chrome plated Master Cylinder: Billet aluminum Exhaust: 2 in. hooker headers followed by 3 in. 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 in. braided pressure line. Return line 5/16 in. 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: Front replaced with custom seats. Rear seats custom made to match the front seats Steering Column: OEM steering column chrome plated and firewall hole modified Heater: Reconditioned heater box Windows: All new glass. New window cranks 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 made Suspension: All Moog parts. Upgraded to heavy duty tie rods and 11/16 in. sleeves. All bushings are polyurethane Spindles: 2 in drop spindles Driveshaft: Dynotech steel race drive shaft Rear End: 8 in. rear end. Non posi. Rear super stock leaf springs moved inboard 3 in. Rear End: Relocated lower shock mounting. Inner quarter panel moved inwards 1 in. to accept larger tires Rims: Prostar. Front 15 x 3 , rear 15 x 12 Tires: Rear BFG drag radials 31.5 x 60 x 15 . Front M/T 27.5 x 4.5 x 15 Unibody: Frame is tied by 2 in x 3 in 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 in. There is much more to this incredible car. For more information, please call 618-271-3000 or stop by our showroom for a personal viewing. To view 100+ HD photos and video, visit www.gatewayclassiccars.com.