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1973 Plymouth Barracuda
« on: November 09, 2012 - 12:08:07 AM »
Greetings everyone. First timer and glad to be here. I'm looking at purchasing a 73 cuda, and am trying to gauge what a fair price is and what to look out for. Any help would be appreciated. I've talked to the owner of this car in Phoenix and am going to take a look on Monday. Here is the link to the listing, let me know what you think. I get to fly for free so the location isn't that big of a deal breaker (just more of an excuse to drive it back - or ship, depending on how much driving), so if you have any recommendations on what would be a better deal, I am all ears. But, can't do projects (where I live it just wouldn't be practical for me). Would also happily consider a 1970-1971 Challenger.

http://phoenix.craigslist.org/nph/cto/3386807193.html

Regards,
Jonny
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Re: 1973 Plymouth Barracuda
« Reply #1 on: November 09, 2012 - 09:10:07 AM »
Engine bay kinda ratty looking,wrong seats but otherwise looks pretty nice.If it`s a solid body i`d say a decent deal.Ask for some pics of the underneath-floor pans,frame rails etc.
Jeff
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Offline brads70

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Re: 1973 Plymouth Barracuda
« Reply #2 on: November 09, 2012 - 12:50:42 PM »
Kinda looks like my Challenger when I first got it. My engine bay is still black, wrong seats, etc...
I agree if it's the year you really want and solid body then it's priced ok!  All the "pretty" bolt on stuff you can add as you get the funds!
Brad
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Re: 1973 Plymouth Barracuda
« Reply #3 on: November 09, 2012 - 01:05:40 PM »
That is kinda what I thought. Decent or upper end of decent.
$14k sounded better to me, but you know how it goes: seller wants the world for it, buyer thinks the works should be thrown in as part of the deal - meet somewhere in the middle.

I've always liked the 72-74 years more that the 70 or 71. The 'gilling' in the center of the grille, the round taillights - just does it for me.

Anything else seem out of place besides the seats?

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Re: 1973 Plymouth Barracuda
« Reply #4 on: November 09, 2012 - 01:14:37 PM »
Well the most obvious is that the engine is non-original.  383 wasn't an engine option in 1973.

It's also been switched to have the 1974 seat belts.