1972 Plymouth Roadrunner Satellite 440
- Condition: Used
- Make: Plymouth
- Model: Road Runner
- Year: 1972
- Mileage: 66,000
- Fuel: Gasoline
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1972 Plymouth Road RunnerThis is a 1972 Plymouth Satellite with a tribute to the Roadrunner, this car is a rocket and a blast to drive! Big block 440, Wieand air gap intake with Holley carb, performance wires with Accel super coil, full length headers to dual 3" BORLA exhaust (sounds incredible) 727 automatic with B&M shifter, power steering, power brakes (very nice to drive) Magnum 500 wheels with 275's on rear and 245's up front, adjustable air shocks in rear. Beautiful midnight black interior, seats, carpet, headliner, all in excellent condition, Pioneer cd player, I-phone/I-pod ready, gauges package. This car is ready to cruise the coast or hit Vegas in style!
New carpetNew paintNew seat coversNew headlinesRebuilt 440Rebuilt 727 transmissionNew rimsNew tiresNew door sils
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1972 Plymouth Road RunnerThe 1972 model was nearly identical to the 1971 with a few minor changes. The grille design was cleaned up, and the tail lights were changed to match the new aerodynamic look of the grille. Side marker lights changed from the flush mounted side markers to the surface-mounted units that were adopted across the entire Chrysler line-up for the 1972 model year. The optional bumper guards for 1972 included a rubber strip surrounding the tail lights and a rubber strip below the grille. The big differences came in the cutting back of performance options for the car. The suspension, rear axle ratios (a 3:55 ratio was the tallest available), and most noticeably the engines changed, with the big-block 383 being replaced by a larger-bore (and lower performance) 400 CID version as the standard engine. The small-block 340 CID as well as the performance version of the 440 CID engine (with a 4-barrel carburetor, performance camshaft, and dual exhausts) were also available, and for the last time a 4-speed manual transmission could be paired with any of the three engines. All of the engines suffered a drop in compression ratios to allow use of low-lead/no-lead gas and to meet the first round of emissions regulations. The 280 hp (209 kW) 440 engine was the basis for the Road Runner GTX (the GTX was no longer a separate model) and was available on Road Runners from 1972 to 1974. The 1971-72 Road Runner sheetmetal was used by several NASCAR racing teams for their racecars and ran well on the circuit during the 1971-74 seasons. Richard Petty won the championship both in 1971 and 1972 using the Road Runner-based cars, winning 30 races over the two seasons.
For 1972 power ratings on all engines looked much lower on paper due to the new SAE net measurement system. The famed 426 Hemi was discontinued for 1972, and only five 440 Six Barrel equipped cars were produced before this engine option was dropped (it was determined the 440 six-pack could not meet the stricter 1972 emissions regulations) in the fall of 1971.
https://youtu.be/n3XND6GNwMMOn Apr-29-17 at 21:39:13 PDT, seller added the following information:
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Lowered in the front 2" was planning to put 2" lowering block in the rear but I now leave that for the next owner to decide to leave it stock or go lower ..... The engine and transmission has been rebuild by previous owner, got a 3000 rpm stall convert and the car runs strong and fast and easily turn the tires and make them scream if that what you looking for .... The rear end gears I don't know what it is but I rode the freeway today and it's easily keep up with the newer cars and this is not the car you find in the far right slow lane but rather in the fast lane with the brand new cars.
This car is ready to cruise the coast or hit Vegas in style!
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