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General Information

Year
1974
Make
Plymouth
Model
Duster
Color
sp. green metallic (1969 color)
Packages
originally a "gold duster", rootbeer color slant 6 engine.
History
floor boards were rusted through on passenger side. whole floor pan replaced with AMD floor pan.
inner fenders had been cut for fenderwell headers. they were replaced with AMD inner fenders.
both quarters replaced with full AMD quarters
tail panel is 1970-71 version. the original was rusted really badly around the driver's tail light. no 1974 units were available. tail lights are now 1970 style.
front fenders and hood are now fiberglass from AAR/Stinger
1974 Plymouth Duster (sp. green metallic (1969 color))

Modifications

Drivetrain
400c.i. big block, 10:1 alum heads
carb is a holley 750HP modified by Biggs

naturally aspirated 400 engine dyno'ed at 460hp, may upgrade to 6.4L new school hemi or 528 old school hemi later down the road if i think i need 500hp (6.4) or 800hp (old hemi)

weighing 3000lbs i dont think i need the power really

727 torqueflite trans built by CRT

dana 60hd rear with powerlok suregrip unit, 3.73:1 ratio
Interior
seats recovered with leather, green stitching to match exterior
Exterior
the color is from 1969 dodges & plymouths
1970 was the year the "hi impact" colors came out, this was really the first "hi impact" color. it was discontinued.
it matches the rally green used on GM's but dont tell anyone that.
Audio
sony radio with bluetooth phone link. kenwood amp. dual kenwood 4" speakers up front, 6x9" polks in back
Wheel and Tire
AR torq thrust ii's 26x10" mickey thompson sportsman SR in back, 26x8" up front

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