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Cuda production numbers.
« on: October 12, 2005 - 01:54:55 AM »
I have been looking into a few different cars and was wondering if anyone knew a good website that broke down production numbers....how many cars where each color, motor options, etc. I know for a 1973 340 'Cuda 4 spd with numbers matching motor and transmission. This car is originally white, with black buckets and console, and its a 4spd pistol grip car.  It was in the process of being restored, painted and everything. I was just wondering how rare it is, I can't seem to find a single 73 'cuda that is white.

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Cuda production numbers.
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« Reply #1 on: October 12, 2005 - 02:01:02 AM »


Welcome Dave...


I can't help with the color options I believe there is someone (or people) who have a % of color cars made etc.
I can't really help you at all with production numbers sorry...
I know I have a few numbers books around, I sold one to a mate and I can't find the other one. lol

Neither the less!! Someone will be here to help soon.....


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« Reply #2 on: October 12, 2005 - 03:18:38 AM »
There really is no way to tell how many white, 340 4 speed 73 cudas were built. You can find out how many 1973 340 4 speed cudas were built (1718) and how many white cudas were built, but you cant find out about combinations of options/colors. Ma Mopar did not keep records like that.

Sounds like it would be a fairly rare car.

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Re: Cuda production numbers.
« Reply #3 on: October 12, 2005 - 07:39:30 AM »
This car is originally white, with black buckets and console, and its a 4spd pistol grip car.
Dave
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All 4 speed e bodies after 1970 were pistol grippers
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« Reply #4 on: October 12, 2005 - 04:15:43 PM »
FYI
All 4 speed e bodies after 1970 were pistol grippers

Are you saying that all ebodies came with the pistol grip, or that some 1970 4 speeds came with shifters other than pistol grips?? Just trying to get this clear....
69 RoadRunner (clone)
70 Cuda 383 4 speed (project) one of the first few off the line at Hamtramck with a 1017XX VIN
70 Cuda convertible 340 4 speed (project)
70 Barracuda (project)
71 GTX 440 4 speed (project)
72 Cuda 340 3 speed (project)
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« Reply #5 on: October 12, 2005 - 05:58:20 PM »


I'm pretty positive all E-Bodies that came with 4-Speeds had the Pistol Grip shifters. 3-Speeds used the ball.


Just wait for someone to concur.


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« Reply #6 on: October 12, 2005 - 06:07:24 PM »
Thats what I was thinking too NZ!
69 RoadRunner (clone)
70 Cuda 383 4 speed (project) one of the first few off the line at Hamtramck with a 1017XX VIN
70 Cuda convertible 340 4 speed (project)
70 Barracuda (project)
71 GTX 440 4 speed (project)
72 Cuda 340 3 speed (project)
3 Harleys
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Re: Cuda production numbers.
« Reply #7 on: October 12, 2005 - 08:13:21 PM »

I'm pretty positive all E-Bodies that came with 4-Speeds had the Pistol Grip shifters. 3-Speeds used the ball.


Just wait for someone to concur.


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I agree with you NZ. you're right. BTW, 3 speed cuda's seem to be more rare than I thought. I haven't seen one in ages. Bet most folks switched em out to a 4.
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« Reply #8 on: October 12, 2005 - 08:26:42 PM »

I'm pretty positive all E-Bodies that came with 4-Speeds had the Pistol Grip shifters. 3-Speeds used the ball.


Just wait for someone to concur.


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« Reply #9 on: October 12, 2005 - 09:28:04 PM »
Ahhemmm, concouring here.

I'll third that!

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« Reply #10 on: October 12, 2005 - 09:53:14 PM »

The 3-Speeds are rare.....there is a member here and on other boards who owns a 1-6 (I think) Deputy Challenger 3-Speed factory car.


Thanks for the concouring Doctors. lol

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« Reply #11 on: October 12, 2005 - 10:55:24 PM »
In 30 years, I think I may have seen 2 or 3. But, I have seen them in other bodies more often.Still, not a lot.
Mike, Fremont, CA.


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« Reply #12 on: October 07, 2014 - 10:11:37 AM »
In 30 years, I think I may have seen 2 or 3. But, I have seen them in other bodies more often.Still, not a lot.

Had I known 3-speeds were this rare I might not have traded my '70 318/3-speed Barracuda for the AAR I have now.  :lol:

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« Reply #13 on: October 07, 2014 - 02:00:15 PM »
Found a site a while back that stated that there were only 125 318 3speed convertibles made in 1970. I would think that would be rare... really wanna put the 4 speed in tho   :icon16:
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« Reply #14 on: October 07, 2014 - 02:48:27 PM »
This wikipedia site says 125 plus 12 Gran Coupe 318 3 speed convertibles.
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Talk%3APlymouth_Barracuda/Production_totals#1970_Model_Year
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« Reply #14 on: October 07, 2014 - 02:48:27 PM »