This 1973 Plymouth Barracuda now named HellFish has exceeded all of the customer's lofty expectations. “I wanted a car that scares me, and this car definitely meets that requirement".
The customer found a clean ’73 Cuda and enlisted The Roadster Shop to transform his dream into reality. Since the Cuda’s sheet-metal was already in great shape, The Roadster Shop went to work nipping and tucking various sections of the body for a tidier appearance. They kept all the original panels, but cut and fit the bumpers tighter to the body, shaved all the emblems and trim, and built custom front and rear lower valance panels, fitted the grille and taillights off of a ’70 Cuda, and built a custom lip spoiler into the decklid and quarter-panels. Mounting the turbos in the back of the car allowed for a clean engine compartment while keeping out the heat.
Engine: Chrysler 426ci (6.4L) Gen III Hemi small-block
Output: 1,241 hp at 6,500 rpm and 1,027 lb-ft at 6,200 rpm
Cylinder Heads: CNC-ported 6.4L Hemi aluminum castings
Induction: Custom Roadster Shop twin-turbo system and intake manifold; Treadstone intercoolers, Wilson throttle-body
Transmission: Tremec T56 six-speed manual
Brakes: Wilwood 14-inch discs and six-piston calipers, front; Wilwood 12-inch discs and four-piston calipers, rear
Wheels: Forgeline DE3P 19×10 (front); 20×12 (rear)
Tires: Michelin Pilot Super Sport 295/30ZR19 (front), 335/30ZR20 (rear)
Chassis: Roadster Shop Fast Track chassis
28775 N. Rte 83
Mundelein, IL 60060
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