Last updated Sep 26, 2008
Purchased under at tree in Loveland, CO on Memorial day, 2001. This was 4 year project built on weekends during the winters. I do not have time during the summer. I work at a race track... It was nearly 4 years to the day, when I 'brought it home'. Had it out and about for 2 years now (2007). That is equivelant to about 250 miles! I am proud to have done everything except for the exterior paint and body. I had such a great deal from a friend (Custom Paint & Design - Fort Collins), that I had to let him do it all. Help from my dad and brother. Just wanted a fun street car. My Roadrunner is very streetable, but not that fun to 'cruise around' in anymore. Especially at $6 per gallon and 4 mpg. I always loved the E-bodies. My ultimate street/fun E-body would have, in the end, had a 6-speed and A/C. Maybe a swift little 360 crate. Maybe a 426 Hemi crate... It still turned out to be a very cool car. My brother and dad thought I was kiding when I told them it was a driver. It is. Just not as often as I had hoped.
Looking into a 5.7 crate Hemi from Mopar... how cool... a modern "Hemi Barracuda"! Some great deals on crate motors in Denver, plus a lead on a supercharged 5.7 out of V.Gaines (NHRA Pro Stock driver) personal Ddoge Magnum.
On Display at Pepsi Center 10/07 for the Hot Rods & Hockey Show, in conjunction with the Avs vs. Wild.
Barracuda Gran Coupe
console, slap-stick shifter
FE5 Red, with black interior
440 - relative stock (love the torque!)
.484" mopar cam
Edlebrock 750 carb
1 7/8 coated headers
recently changed from 3.91 to 3.23 for better drivability
Stewart Warner gauges (tac, water temp, oil pres)
Alpine/Kenwood/Infinity stereo system
17" American Racing Hopster wheels
Nitto 450 tires
power buldge hood
added front sway bar
new fuel sending unit, wiring
lowered car about 2" from stock
fun car / handles tight
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