1974 Plymouth Road Runner ROAD RUNNER
1974 PLYMOUTH ROADRUNNERMATCHING NUMBERSVIN# RM21G4G268425Up for auction with reserve is a well documented UNRESTORED ORIGINAL three owner 1974 PLYMOUTH ROADRUNNER. This is a wonderful specimen of a very rare unmolested TIME CAPSULE MOPAR. Being just 1 of 212 total. 318 CID / HURST / Pistol-Grip / 4-Speed's produced in that model year with this configuration. and one of one Special Order. Brought up to New England from Virginia in the spring of 2013 after being purchased from the original owner. This fine automobile was originally ordered back in 1974 from TED CURRY MOTORS. INC. . a Plymouth dealer in Petersburg Virginia. It spent the next 39 years in Boykins Virginia with the original owner. This Road runner was a special order. stripe delete with the vinyl top. a true gentleman's Mopar muscle car. This unmolested beauty has all the original documents. from the original window sticker and bill of sale. even the original owners first registration. Virginia Title (copy) & VA Antique license plate. etc. the list goes on. From the fender tag to the build sheet. you name it and I most likely have it. At the time of original purchase minor modifications were done at the Plymouth dealership before leaving the lot. air conditioning. and wheel opening moldings were added. This Special Order stripe delete Plymouth Road runner has the original EW1 Spinnaker White paint which holds an excellent shine. Sporting the J54 Power-Bulge Hood. and all of the original rust free body panels. with the exception of one small rust spot at the base of the front drivers side fender. very minor at that. That is the only area of corrosion on the whole car. All panels have excellent fit. gaps and alignment. The car is solid top to bottom. the frame rails. floors. and trunk pan are all rust free and rock solid original. The light gold vinyl top was replaced in 2007 and done right with a factory style fit and is in excellent condition. All the stainless trim. moldings. and chrome are in very good condition. The fourteen inch Argent painted Rally Wheels with chrome hubs are in great shape. with new later period radial white letter tires. The undercarriage of the car is solid and rust free. All of the glass is clear and blemish free. The trunk has the original jack and tools. spare tire and original trunk mat. The car shows and presents itself well and gets a lot of compliments and turns many heads every time it leaves my garage. The original light gold bucket seat interior is in excellent shape. from the headliner to the dash and rear deck. all are near perfect. The original carpet is extra clean and not showing much of any ware. with minimal fading it is in overall great original condition. The door panels and rear side panels are all original and in excellent like new condition. The seats front and rear are in fabulous original condition. although there is a small puncture on the front passenger bucket seat. which is barely noticeable. The center console is completely in tact and extra clean with no fading or cracks. the compartment door opens and closes as it should. The Hurst Pistol-Grip four speed shifter is clean and in near perfect condition. The Rallye Gauge Instrument Cluster is super clean and blemish free. all of the lenses are clear. and the instruments functioning properly and are very clean. The original factory wood grain steering wheel is well preserved and in excellent condition. The odometer currently reads 44. 07 original documented miles and climbing as I continue to enjoy the pleasurable ride. This is a non smokers car. nbsp;the interior smells like a new car. no musty old car oder that you tend to find in older cars. To the best of my knowledge every switch. knob and lever operates correctly. All lights. directionals. speedometer. gas. temperature. and amp gauges. Beep-Beep Horn. wipers. air conditioning. heater and defrost are functioning properly. With the exception of the clock. where time has come to a halt. The original AM radio operates as new. the station selector panel and preset push buttons all work as they should. The original numbers matching drivetrain has never been apart or modified in any way. Mechanically the 318 motor purrs like a kitten. you can barely hear it run. There is a newer low-restriction dual exhaust system with factory chrome Machine Gun exhaust tips. that growls like a beast! The HURST Heavy-Duty. Four-Speed Manual Transmission shifts smoothly through the gears with ease and is paired up with a Sure-Grip 8 & 1/4 rear with a 3. 21 ratio. The car starts. runs and drives perfectly. with the Heavy-Duty suspension. front and rear sway bars. it feels very firm and solid without any squeaks or rattles and goes down the road like it did back in 1974. The car has no leaks and does not leave drops of fluid or stains on the floor below. Very dependable and enjoyable. and an absolute pleasure to drive. simply turn the key and go. I would not hesitate to drive this car across country. This car has been very well maintained. with a recent coolant flush. synthetic oil change. clutch adjustment kit and spring. new filters etc. I have confidence in its absolute excellent reliability and driveability. I have a free and clear New Hampshire Title in my possession. DECODING THE FENDER TAG-CODE- DESCRIPTION------------------------------------------------------------------------E44- 318-2 Barrel-D21- Heavy Duty 4-Speed Manual Transmission-RM21- -R- Plymouth Road Runner-M- Medium-21- 2 Door Coupe-G4G -G- 318 1-2BBL 8 CYL-4- 1974-G- St. Louis. MO. USA-268425- Sequence Number '268425'-EW1- Paint Code: / Spinnaker White-D6Y3- Trim Grade / Style / Color-D- Deluxe-6- Vinyl Bucket Seats-Y3- Light Gold-000- Upper Door Frame: Full Door Panel-520- Date Built: 5 / 20 / 1974-196385- Order Number: 196385-V1Y- Roof Type OR Color: Full Vinyl Roof Gold-U- Built to Specifications for USA Order-A88- Interior Decour Group-B43- Manual Brakes-C16- Console with / Woodgrain Panel-C56- Bucket Seats -G54- Left Hand Outside Mirror - Remote / Chrome-J54- Power-Bulge / Performance Hood-L31- Fender Mount Turn Signals-N41- Dual Exhaust -N42- Chrome Dual Exhaust Tips-R11- Music Master Radio / AM-V88- Delete Transverse Stripe-END- End of Codes Please keep in mind that these are my personal opinions and observations and they may differ from your own. I welcome and encourage showing my 1974 PLYMOUTH ROADRUNNER in person to anyone with genuine interest. Each photo shows the car clearly and accurately. Feel free to ask any questions that you may have. by clicking on the ask a question link at the bottom of this page. The vehicle is for sale locally as well. and I reserve the right to end my auction early in the event I accept a genuine offer and the car becomes no longer available. *NO INTERNATIONAL BIDDERS PLEASE* THIS VEHICLE IS BEING AUCTIONED TO U. S. BUYERS ONLY. THIS IS A RESERVE AUCTION I did set a reserve on my Plymouth Roadrunner. All that I ask is for your bids to be real and your intent to purchase be sincere. These are the actual photos of the car that is described above. No photo has been altered or enhanced in any way. If you are an eBay member with negative history or have a (0) or less than (5) transaction score. nbsp;contact me BEFORE bidding. I need to hear from you just to verify your sincerity and accept your bids as genuine. I reserve the right to cancel bids for these reasons. Communication is a must. I reserve the right to end this auction at any time if the vehicle is no longer available or otherwise SOLD. Terms of Sale: 41 year old vehicle being sold AS-IS. Please read and agree with the following:This vehicle is being sold AS-IS. where is. with no warranty expressed or implied. I have described my Plymouth Roadrunner honestly and to the best of my ability. I have faith in the drivability of my car and to my knowledge everything is in good working order per my written description above. If you are not comfortable with a sight unseen purchase I strongly suggest that you come see the car for yourself or have an independent inspection performed PRIOR to bidding. I will not be responsible for the decisions of others. any defects. damage or repairs after the release of this vehicle. Nor will I be held responsible for any inconsistencies or inaccurate statements made within the written description. I would appreciate that the winning bidder contacts me immediately upon the end of this auction. to ensure the lines of communication are opened. -PAYMENT TERMS-A $500. 00 deposit is due within 24 hours of auctions end preferably through PayPal. Cash. and verifiable cashier checks are also acceptable. The remaining balance is due IN FULL. outside of PayPal within 7 calendar days of auctions end in the form of secure funds. The Road runner will not be released. picked up or shipped until the funds are free and clear in my bank account. or I have CASH IN HAND. TRANSPORT - SHIPPING The buyer is ultimately responsible for the pickup and shipping of this vehicle. Any pre purchase inspection needs to be done BEFORE the auction ends. If you wish to have it shipped using a service. I will gladly communicate with the shipping agent prior to and up until the scheduled time of pick up. I will assist if necessary in loading upon time of pick up. Locating a transportation carrier is solely the buyers responsibility. Bid with confidence. this is truly a nice MOPAR for your collection!Check my seller feedback. I have no junk for sale here. just a great car!Thanks for looking and Happy Bidding!! GOOD LUCK!!!