1976 Plymouth Duster Sport Coupe 2-Door 3.7L
Price: - Item location: Springboro, Ohio, United States
- Condition: Used
- Make: Plymouth
- Model: Duster
- Type: Coupe
- Trim: Sport Coupe 2-Door
- Year: 1976
- VIN: VL29C6G125626
- Color: Brown
- Engine size: 3.7L 3687CC 225Cu. In. l6 GAS OHV Naturally Aspirated
- Number of cylinders: 6
- Fuel: Gasoline
- Transmission: Manual
- Drive type: RWD
- Vehicle Title: Clear Want to buy? Contact seller!
1976 Plymouth DusterSelling my beloved 1976 Duster, which has been a long-term project for the past three years.
I bought this car from Texas (which means there are no rust problems). The previous owner had planned to transform it into a drag car, but did not get too far in his project.
Among other work (by the best speed shop in the area), it has had the following done:
- brand new brakes all around, including a front disk conversion, new master cylinder & power booster, all new lines- fresh from the machine shop completely re-built Slant-6 225 engine- brand new clutch and flywheel- brand new radiator- Super-Six conversion intake with freshly rebuilt 2-barrel carb- brand new Cragar S/S wheels with brand new tires- interior was re-done, and is in overall nice shape, especially the upholstery
The car fires up like a charm, and drives very well. (It is a forty year old car ... it does not handle like a new Honda!)
The rough stuff:
- the shift linkage is a bit sticky ... it could use some adjusting (TLC) by someone who really knows those components- the dash cover is missing- the windshield is cracked- paint is fairly sun-damaged ... it will eventually need a paint job- gauges are not functioning- because it was being converted for drag racing, the gas tank has been removed, and there is a 5-gallon fuel cell in the trunk (in other words, range is limited!)- again, due to the drag work, the rear-end is geared very high ... it starts FAST off the line! But ... it would be redlining at highway speeds. The speed shop guesses it was being re-tooled for an 1/8-mile track, so those kind of road speeds would not be necessary. The speed shop estimated the rear-end could be re-geared for the road at about $1200 - $1500 cost.
In summary, the tough work has been done, and for someone who wants a nice vintage muscle car (with a RARE original stick shift) this is a nice opportunity. I have well over $15,000 invested in this car, but I just need to sell it and move on to other things. Reasonable offers will be considered, but please don't insult me with ridiculous low-ball offers.