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Mar 28, 2011 at 12:09 am
This is so cool. I have old Hot Rod magazines with it. Great job!
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Mar 24, 2011 at 8:13 pm
Congratulations on being selected as Cool Ride of the Week - very well deserved!
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Mar 24, 2011 at 10:59 am
thats one cool cuda !,,,congrads on the crow award !,,,,thumbs up !

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1965 Plymouth Barracuda (mongoose)

Last updated Nov 8, 2013  

Photo of a 1965 Plymouth Barracuda (mongoose)


Here's my 65 Cuda I built as a tribute car of Tom Mongoose McEwen's 65 Hemi Cuda funny car.Tom ran 2 of these in 65 with nitro burning Hemi's the first one didn't fare well as it had a blow over doing 155mph at Lions.The second was more successful.
Mine started out as a shell that sat unattended for 15+ years the main body was still in decent shape.
Having always liking gassers I set out to build one with the help of my friend Scott.
Our goal was to do it all ourselves and make it look like some thing you would have seen at the track in 1965.


Mild 440
727 with manual valve body
83/4 w 391 posi


Put in straight axle.
Modified K frame for big block and front end kept factory steering box and location.
Built roll bar and tied in bars under the hood where we cut out inner fenders.made frame connecters.
Made a set of fenderwell headers out 3 used sets of various headers.(update put on a set of Hooker Super Comps )
Flipped rear axle pads to level up the car.
Did all the paint and body work.
Bought a set of Towel City Retreads pie crust slicks

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