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Cars > Blodgett’s Garage > “Peaches”

 

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Blodgett

M –66
Portland, Oregon
United States

 
 

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CorvairJim
Jul 24, 2009 at 3:27 pm
Great old wagon! trophy image
 
 
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alwaysakid
Jul 21, 2009 at 11:51 am
I always like the stacked headlights style in the mid to late 1960s, and yours is a nice example of why.
 
 

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1968 Plymouth Custom Suburban (Peaches)

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Photo of a 1968 Plymouth Custom Suburban (Peaches)

Factory Options

9-passenger family cruiser, originally a 383 V8, PS, PB, AM radio, side mirrors, 3-spd wipers, power rear window with in-tailgate washing system (still works), tinted glass, roof rack.

Mods

Original 383/727 car, now has 1970 440 steel crank motor w/906 heads from a Chrysler 300. Has all correct '68 hardware, so it looks like an original '68 installation. Engine pro-rebuilt in 2000 with about 55K mi. since. 727 AT rebuilt at same time. Original 2.76 non-posi rear axle. Carb is Edelbrock 350 with electric choke. Ignition is MSD 6AL box, Mopar performance distributor.
Brakes & suspension: original rear drums, front power disc conversion from '71 Fury, including correct master cylinder and proportioning valve. Ball joints, bushings, tie rods, new leaf springs in rear, Addco f/r sway bars w/polygraphite bushings, all fresh in 2000 when the 440 went in.

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