72 plymouth valiant

zeth hale

zeth hale

Greasemonkey
Aug 12, 2016
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clare, Michigan
Hey everyone I haven't been on here in a while but have been waiting till after the holidays to buy some of the more expensive parts for the 2 door regal wagon. But I ended up with a new little cruiser that I think alot of people can relate to especially the older crowd that grew up in one of these. I bought the car for 350$ been fiddling with getting it running
 
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TURNA

TURNA

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Jul 24, 2009
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Time for an Offenhauser 4 barrel intake and a set of Cliford headers!!!!

WOO HOO

MOOpar!!!!!
 
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UNGN

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Sep 6, 2016
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Southlake, TX
Back in the early 1990's I bought a Slant Six 1970 Barracuda in FM3 Moulin Rouge from the Fort Worth, TX police impound Auction for $375. Cleaned the mud out of the fuel tank, blew out the fuel line, rebuilt the carb, got it to start and idle, but couldn't get it to run for ****, so I stripped out the interior (and put it in my '70 440-4 Cuda) and sold the rest for $800.

I still have the build sheet to to show people they actually made slant six 1970 Barracudas.
 
zeth hale

zeth hale

Greasemonkey
Aug 12, 2016
230
43
clare, Michigan
Back in the early 1990's I bought a Slant Six 1970 Barracuda in FM3 Moulin Rouge from the Fort Worth, TX police impound Auction for $375. Cleaned the mud out of the fuel tank, blew out the fuel line, rebuilt the carb, got it to start and idle, but couldn't get it to run for ****, so I stripped out the interior (and put it in my '70 440-4 Cuda) and sold the rest for $800.

I still have the build sheet to to show people they actually made slant six 1970 Barracudas.
I'm not at all a Mopar guy but dodge put a slant 6 in pretty much anything besides rt or hemi specific packs. Do you recall if the carb was this same pile of garbage I have? Mines a 1 barrel Holley 1920
 
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UNGN

Comic Book Super Hero
Sep 6, 2016
2,579
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Southlake, TX
I'm not at all a Mopar guy but dodge put a slant 6 in pretty much anything besides rt or hemi specific packs. Do you recall if the carb was this same pile of garbage I have? Mines a 1 barrel Holley 1920
I'm pretty sure it was a 1 bbl. Back then the "rebuild kit" was like $6.

It would idle, but had zero drivability. I just bought it as a parts car, but thought it would be cool to get it to run/drive. I gave up.
 
zeth hale

zeth hale

Greasemonkey
Aug 12, 2016
230
43
clare, Michigan
Yeah this will only give me so much trouble and ill put a 4.8/5.3 turbo 400 in it which is the plan down the road but to many things going on to do a swap right now
 
TURNA

TURNA

Geezer
Jul 24, 2009
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Socialist NY
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zeth hale

Greasemonkey
Aug 12, 2016
230
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clare, Michigan
I've got to the point where the float has taken on weight the bad thing is the don't make a replacement float, on top of that I could convert it to another float but that float is 60$ which I'm not willing to spend on it I'm hoping it'll run once we swap these intakes I'm waiting on a friend on the intake tho
 
TURNA

TURNA

Geezer
Jul 24, 2009
8,232
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Socialist NY
Brass float????? Braze that b*tch!!!
 

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