1968 BO29 Hemi Cuda The real deal with history
Price: US $200,000.00 Item location: Levittown, Pennsylvania, United States
- Condition: Used
- Make: Plymouth
- Model: Barracuda
- Type: Fastback
- Year: 1968
- Mileage: 0
- VIN: bill of sale
- Color: Flame
- Number of cylinders: 8
- Transmission: Automatic
- Drive type: RWD
- Interior color: Black
- Vehicle Title: Clean Want to buy? Contact seller!
1968 Plymouth BarracudaThis is an original BO29 Hemi Cuda . 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 Competative Drag Racing Car. All necessary hardware (door crank, window mechanism) were discarded. Some metal parts were acid dipped to reduce weight . Fixed rear windows, front window straps, 1/8 cemicore ultralight glass was installed. Racing modificatons were made wherever possible. Racing weight of less than 3,000 lbs. That was the goal of Hurst Chrysler effort.
This Hemi Cuda has the following equipment.426 cu inch Hemi EngineCross Ram QuadsChrome Hooker HeadersATI 3 speed TorquefliteHurst Auto Stick ll ShifterDana 60 rear with spool & 5:57 gearsM&W AxlesHardwood Fuel CellS&W Race Cars 4 Link & Back HalfChick De Nino Race Prep and Roll CageCraeger WheelsATI Super Damper
Featured in Muscle Car Classics (June 1988) and SuperStock and Drag Racing Illustrated(March 1988) just to name a few.
This Hemi was purchased NEW in 1968 by James A Thomas & Milton Updyke of Tyrone Pa. In 1970 Samual S Pannuty of Baltimore Md., bought it and sold it to two brothers that raced it as an A Modified. Sam then traded another car to the brothers and got the Hemi back, then traded it to a Bill Mc Closkey for a '65 Plymouth. Sam then bought the Hemi back from Bill McCloskey. In 1973 it went to Sox & Martin for the motor and Chick De Nino for the cage and suspension. In 1976 the Hemi was sold to Bob Kaiser. Clayton B. Wright bought the Hemi in 1977 and has owened it ever since.
Some of the Race and Record History of the Hemi1974 Set National Record at 10:171978 Won the Pa. Dutch Classic in Super Stock1983 Won SS/AA Class Championship at Indy.1983 Won Division 1 Super Stock Championship1987 Won NHRA Summer Nationals at Englishtown NJ.1987 Won IHRA Summer Nationals at Atco NJ.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 charges.
I have tried to describe this item as harshly as i could so that there will be no dissatisfaction. If you have any questions please call me at 215-788-1107. I will consider offers.Thanks Clayton (Slo Motion)
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