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Budget Brick

With some 375 ponies in harness, this Valiant has no trouble blowing away the skinny tires. A 4-door, set up with a high center of gravity, this is more a straight-line budget bashe Alan Harper is our kind of guy. Cheap! Not only is he

About Time

Joe Sharkey has owned this ’67 Barracuda for 27 years. The engine is a 1956 or 1957 354 ci Chrysler Hemi. Joe was 13 years old when his father let him buy an old dragster for $50.00. During the next 50 years it all went away but he

Barracuda Fever

One man's recipe for frying a fish. By Scott "Instigator" Longman Photos by TheBruntBros Not one for a sleeper look, Mike wanted a full-boogey race car appearance that was super clean. His A-fish turns heads. The female

Granny Breaks Out

Mixing Plymouth and ford results in a potent brew. Story and photos by Paul Stenquist While Mo’fans would appreciate the mostly stock sleeper look, some would shake their heads at the the lack of blackout behind the grille.

Repossessed

’71 416 stroker Demon is a cool exorcize machine that tries to avoid the curse of our wealth of  “devil” clichés. By Jim Koscs Photos by TheBruntBros Ron Lunt’s Sunday driver makes the show car scene in Canada and the U.S. where

No Huffer For Puffer

Marital bliss starts with a stroked smallblock fuelie Duster. By Jim Koscs Photos by Paul Stenquist ’70 340 Duster was discovered at the 2010 Mopar Nats by Margi, who thought it would be cool to start off married life with a

Red Rider

Upgrading a ’68 Dart to modern performance standards. By Bill Woods Photos by Paul Stenquist A GTS in badging alone.  Dart started out as a little old lady’s green 6-cylinder convertible that was bought by a mechanic who

Breaking Point

Inside an 8-second street Duster By Scott Longman Photos by Paul Stenquist High 8-second pass for this street-legal Duster is just one stop on this car’s journey to the twilight zone of acceleration, speed and the grocery store.

‘Cuda Creation

Reflections on designing the A-body Barracudas The stories are the neat part. Personal recollections and insights of folks on the front lines of Chrysler racing, engineering and designing back in the day. John “J.R.” Samsen in

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