Hemi valve springs, a hotter cam, magnafluxed connecting rods, and other fortifications helped boost the horsepower to 390 hp. It didn't help that the guy was on his third engine. Holley jets are readily available, and it's a five-minute job if performed before everything's bolted together. Sales of the 1967 Chargers dropped to half of the previous introductory half-year with a total of 15,788 units. The Charger Daytona engineering model was tested on the Chelsea, Michigan Chrysler Proving Grounds on July 20, 1969.
The engine was detuned a tad the advance curve was fiddled with, mainly , to satisfy big brother's ever-tightening emissions noose. This Mopar street beast is optioned with power steering and 11x3 heavy duty manual brakes. This represents absolutely no problem as far as performance is concerned, with one exception: As our carb-specification chart shows, the replacement center carb for the '70 to '71 cars is a bit on the lean side, especially for fresh-air cars. One thing that really stood out on the Six Pack, was the hood! Sequence: First year of the first generation 1970-1974. Oh sure, maybe two or three sneaked out, but where are they? Take your Six Pack and attack the Bowties! All other models had a new quarter window treatment, discontinuing its -style window in favor of a more conventional design. This model has the wood-grain steering wheel and gear-shift knob. This was a street beater's dream car, to be sure.
Examine the door panels for scratches and for imperfect fit. The 440 Six Pack lost 5 horsepower as well. Give us a call and we would be happy to help get your dream car to almost any location worldwide! The first generation's efforts to look somewhat posh were abandoned in favor of designer Richard Sias' double-diamond profile, with curves around the front fenders and rear quarter panels. The 1971 model year was also the last for the 440 Six-Pack engine, which could still be mated to a Hurst 4-speed transmission, as well as the automatic. It was pre-ordained that they would like it.
So let my loss be your win! It was replaced with a regular sized console. Gauges: Speedometer, tachometer, oil pressure, water temperature, fuel, clock. Rate is quoted with AutoPay repayment discount, which is only available when you select AutoPay prior to loan funding. The information comes from a variety of sources, mostly reliable. They had decided to not repair it, but replaced the car, leaving the Imperial to just sit.
The Charger retained its full-width hidden headlight grille, but a vacuum operated cover replaced the electric motor rotating headlights. Front and rear end sheet metal was designed by Harvey J. So I went on a quest. See Consumer Guide Automotive's New-Car Reviews, Prices, and Information. This beautiful Charger is an original V-Code 440 Six Pack featuring its original Numbers Matching Drivetrain! To license photographs or purchase prints, contact William Horton Photography at +1. They got it to run a 13. However the car proved difficult to handle on the faster tracks because its body generated.
Copyright © 1989 Richard Ehrenberg. In the event of a claim, the guaranteed value s on your policy declarations page is the amount your vehicle s is covered for, even if the value displayed here is different. This is a true survivor of this classic piece of history. Named the Super Bee Six Pack, the car sported a fiberglass hood with flat black paint and plain black wheels with no hubcaps. Give us a call and we would be happy to help get your dream car to almost any location worldwide! Dual scallops were added to the doors and hood. In the end, the Daytona was brought down by the decision to make the 1970 the only Chrysler winged car for the model year. The undercarriage was blasted and coated with a thin layer of under coating.
To further the image, 15x6-inch wheels were shod with meaty G70-15 Goodyears, but no wheel covers or custom wheel were available. Above all this Challenger is an absolute pleasure to drive. Rates under the invoicing option are 0. Even the model's engine options ended up reduced midyear, when the standard 318 cu in 5. One of the hottest cars to come out of the Dodge Dealers was not a Hemi, but packed a 440 c. The suspension could handle real roads at speed. Capable of flowing over 1, 200 cubic feet of air per minute, the Six Pack setup produced an intimidating roar when the throttle was cracked open.
This Charger was repainted once about 10 years ago. It came with a wide variety engines from the 318 cu in 5. Gold paint with black vinyl roof and the black stripe is in my opinion the best possible combination on these cars. The Challenger has become a cultural icon and a symbol of the muscle-car era. Base models are the least expensive.
Dodge continued marketing the Charger nameplate from 1975 to 1978, this time as a top-shelf version of the luxury-conscious Cordoba. This is a number-matching V-code 440-Six Pack car. Instead of four stripes, it now consisted of a wide stripe framed by two smaller stripes. The mill's internals received a further upgrade for 1970, with gigondo con-rods heading the list. Available: Citron Gold Metallic, Puma Tan Metallic, Sunfire Orange Metallic, Bayou Green Metallic, Baltic Blue Metallic, Jewel Black, Ivory, Sierra Blue Metallic.