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Offline Delta

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Re: 340 lost, what`s the best replacement?
« Reply #30 on: December 20, 2014 - 05:47:29 pm »
It was a good day today. I spent it digging the broadcast sheet out off the seat, and it went quite well. Almost all numbers are readable and I did decode it, here is my Cuda specification:

1971 Plymouth Cuda 340 4sp

carline body type en year plant
BS 23 H 1 B

Trim code UDF color Paint style Body paint
H6XV 000 V01 EV2

Interior color: H6XV orange
Body paint: EV2 - tor red/hemi orange
Engine: H - 340 V8
Trans: D23 HD 4spd man
Axle: D53 D91 3.23:1 Suregrip

C55 Bucket seats
C93 Carpeting
B11 HD drum br E bdy
A45 Spoiler pkg-frt&rear
A62 Rallye Instru. Clustr
A67 Plymouth Backlight louver pkg
G36 O/Sduel pnt race mir
G41 I/S day/nite mirror
F23 59 a/h 375 cca bat
F56 Anti freeze
F96 oil-press/temp Gge.
J15 cig lighter
J21 elec clock
J25 3spd var wipers
J31 single horn
J45 hoodpins w/lanyards
J68 rear wind louvers
J81 Rspoiler wing typ 70-2
M25 wide sill mold
M26 wheel lip mold
M31 belt&hood mold
M88 1/4panl tape treatment
L75 low fuel Lmp
L76 warning gauges
N31 opt compress ratio
N42 crome duel exhst tips
N65 7-blade clutch dr/fan
N85 tach
R11 music master radio am
S13 ralleye susp w/sway bar
S25 HD/firm ride shock absb
S41 rear sway bar
S81 sim wood steer wheel
W21 rally wheels 70/71

Is there anything special or rare about thic car?




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Re: 340 lost, what`s the best replacement?
« Reply #31 on: December 20, 2014 - 06:28:36 pm »
Very nice.    :drool:  :clapping:
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Re: 340 lost, what`s the best replacement?
« Reply #32 on: December 20, 2014 - 06:44:40 pm »


Is there anything special or rare about thic car?

It's it has very rare and desirable options, the car deserves on OE restoration :2cents:
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Re: 340 lost, what`s the best replacement?
« Reply #33 on: December 20, 2014 - 10:22:43 pm »
Congradulations on the purchase of this cuda. Nicely optioned car.  :wavingflag:
65' Dodge Coronet, 69' Mod Top Sattellite /Six Auto, 71' Cuda 340 4sp.,  71' Barracuda Gran Coupe 383 Auto, 73' Dodge Charger Rallye 340 Auto, 78' Dodge Kit Car

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Re: 340 lost, what`s the best replacement?
« Reply #34 on: December 20, 2014 - 11:19:38 pm »
Nice car. 

Put it back just like it was made.
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Re: 340 lost, what`s the best replacement?
« Reply #35 on: December 20, 2014 - 11:31:16 pm »
Sounds like a great car, congrats!

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Re: 340 lost, what`s the best replacement?
« Reply #36 on: December 21, 2014 - 01:35:26 am »
Delta my Czech friend ... how did you happen to find this diamond in the rough?? Where was it hiding all this time??
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Re: 340 lost, what`s the best replacement?
« Reply #37 on: December 22, 2014 - 02:42:42 pm »
As I said, find a 340 block, with a date on it that would mostly match when the car was built.  Like a month or two before the build date.

Stroke it.  You can get it very powerful while looking stock.  E.g. FAST class.

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Re: 340 lost, what`s the best replacement?
« Reply #38 on: December 22, 2014 - 04:43:19 pm »
t was big coincidence, I met a guy, and he mentioned during conversation, his father has some old american car, something like plymouth, in his garage, sitting there from 1991. Later he told me it is something like cuda, 71 or so. Uhhh. I didn`t belive it that much until I went to his garage. It was there. In village close to Prague. Since I bought it and post it locally, I got few pictures from its history, this Cuda was in Europe at least from 80s. It was like an alien from different planet here, all people who visited US cars meetings in 80s knew it and remembered the car. I investigated one of the owners (he bought it in Slovakia in 85). The picture is from 1985.

Delta my Czech friend ... how did you happen to find this diamond in the rough?? Where was it hiding all this time??

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Re: 340 lost, what`s the best replacement?
« Reply #39 on: December 22, 2014 - 04:45:10 pm »
this is how I find it

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Re: 340 lost, what`s the best replacement?
« Reply #40 on: December 22, 2014 - 04:58:28 pm »
Very cool story.  That pic of a '71 hidden away is what dreams are made of....

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Re: 340 lost, what`s the best replacement?
« Reply #41 on: December 22, 2014 - 05:14:20 pm »
What does a car like that sell for in your country ? How much did you pay ?
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Re: 340 lost, what`s the best replacement?
« Reply #42 on: December 22, 2014 - 08:15:34 pm »
t was big coincidence, I met a guy, and he mentioned during conversation, his father has some old american car, something like plymouth, in his garage, sitting there from 1991. Later he told me it is something like cuda, 71 or so. Uhhh. I didn`t belive it that much until I went to his garage. It was there. In village close to Prague. Since I bought it and post it locally, I got few pictures from its history, this Cuda was in Europe at least from 80s. It was like an alien from different planet here, all people who visited US cars meetings in 80s knew it and remembered the car. I investigated one of the owners (he bought it in Slovakia in 85).

Great story! Dekuji! I love it when people find automotive gems like you did.

Since the car has apparently been in europe for a very long time, I wonder if it was sold there as an international sale or if it was imported?? What is the build spec code on the fender tag - a "U" (U.S.), a "C" (Canada), or an "I" (international)??

By the way ... jake je vase jmeno??
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Re: 340 lost, what`s the best replacement?
« Reply #43 on: December 22, 2014 - 10:29:04 pm »
You'd like it in the Czech republic Brad! They invented pilsener beer in the town of Pilzen if my spelling is correct. We were in Prague and never got the 30-40 miles over to it- damn it! Next time.  :cheers:

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Re: 340 lost, what`s the best replacement?
« Reply #44 on: April 21, 2015 - 10:20:28 am »
You'd like it in the Czech republic Brad! They invented pilsener beer in the town of Pilzen if my spelling is correct. We were in Prague and never got the 30-40 miles over to it- damn it! Next time.  :cheers:

Love Pils!