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Cars > Challenges > “Frankenstein” Vs “The Real Eleanor”

 

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Mentor, Ohio
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1970 Plymouth Barracuda Gran Coupe

“Frankenstein”

1973 Ford Mustang Mach 1

“The Real Eleanor”

 
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Head to Head

 

About “Frankenstein”

Ive had this car for over 17 years lets just say its a work in progress. It started out life a bone stock 318 2-bbl. As you see it now has a 440 built with all the goodies. Been sitting for about 5 years and i finally have time to work on it.

About “The Real Eleanor”

It was one of my first cars. Its only been driven on the street twice since I bought it!

 

Specs for “Frankenstein”

440 ci
727 auto
8 3/4 sure grip rearend

Specs for “The Real Eleanor”

Uncomplete as of now.

Will be unveiled at the 2007 HOT ROD POWER TOUR!

June 1st, 2007

 

Factory Options for “Frankenstein”

Gran coupe was considered a luxary model with power steering, A/T, softer shocks, ect....

Factory Options for “The Real Eleanor”

1973 Ford Mustang Mach 1
-6E Medium Bright Yellow
-Automatic Tranny (C6)
-2v 351 Cleveland
-14" Wheel covers
-Stripe delete
-no spoilers
-Ginger Mach 1 interior
-AM Radio

 

Mods for “Frankenstein”

440 .010 over
6 pack rods
ported and polished cly heads
copper head gaskets
292 purple shaft cam
holley carb
windage tray
edelbrock torkerII intake
carter hi flo fuel pump
accell ign
headers
built trans
3500 stall
4.30 gears
1" carb spacer plate
and a bunch of other stuff

Mods for “The Real Eleanor”

-1973 429 that will put out around 600 crank horse
-C6 tranny built for bracket racing (full manual, trans brake)
-Full Mach exterior treatment (Decals, spoilers, window louvers, Magnum 500's)

 

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Points for Frankenstein Total Votes Points for The Real Eleanor
44 14 26

 

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