Muscle Car Comparison - Midwestern 'Tweeners
Photography by Marko Radielovic, Tom Donchez
The SpecsCar: '69 Plymouth BarracudaEngine: 528ci HemiHeads: Mopar Performance aluminum Hemi, intake/exhaust valvesInduction: MP magnesium cross-ram intake, two 770-cfm Holley carbsPower Adder: NOS Pro FoggerCamshaft: MP solid flat-tappet, 310/312 degrees advertised duration, 0.605/0.598-inch liftPower: 675 hp @ 6,000 rpm, 625 lb-ft @ 4,200 rpmTransmission: 727 TorqueFlite, A&A 4,800-stall converterRearend: Dana 60, 4.56:1 gears, DTS aluminum girdle, Summers axlesFront suspension: Stock, small-block torsion bars, Competition Engineering shocksRear suspension: Stock, Super Stock springs, Competition Engineering shocks, MP pinion snubberBrakes: '72 Dart discs, front; stock rear drumsWheels and tires: 15x4 Weld DragLites with 26x7.5-15 Mickey Thompsons, front; 15x12 Weld DragLites with 31x16.5-15 Mickey Thompson ET Streets, rearBody mods: Fiberglass Super Stock Hemi hood, fiberglass front fendersPaint: Black, by Rinke Custom Body, Romeo, MichiganBest e.t.: 10.12 @ 130 mph (quarter-mile)Cost to build: $50,000
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