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  YouTube - Plymouth Road Runner Commercial 1968
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The Plymouth Road Runner hit the road, and the...
The Plymouth Road Runner hit the road, and the Coyote still can't catch him.
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  History of the Plymouth Road Runner and Dodge Super Bee
The Plymouth Road Runner was still well-endowed with power, but the in 1973, the shape of things to come appeared: the mild-mannered but indestructible 318, with 170 hp, was the standard base engine, make standard Road Runners more cosmetic packages than moonshine delivery vehicles.
In 1976, Plymouth, trying to keep the name alive, stuck it onto the new Volare, which was designed to replace the reliable, sturdy, light, economical, and very popular Valiant.
The Road Runner had bigger engines than the Valiant; instead of starting at the 225 Slant Six and ending at the 318, it started with the 318 and ended with the 360 (both with two barrel carbs).
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 YouTube - 1973 PLYMOUTH ROAD RUNNER / GTX burnouts
YouTube - 1973 PLYMOUTH ROAD RUNNER / GTX burnouts
Nice car man ive got a 73 in bright hemi orange and im actually putting that plymouth stripe on the side of mine the the decal will be matte fl.
mopar road runner burnout 440 roadrunner gtx 1973
www.youtube.com /watch?v=-rmtTLVp21s   (503 words)

 Howstuffworks "1968 Plymouth Road Runner: A Profile of a Muscle Car"
The 1968 Plymouth Road Runner was just such a muscle car.
Plymouth paid Warner Bros. $50,000 for rights to decorate the new model with the name and likeness of a cartoon bird.
Just 1,019 Road Runners got the Hemi, which came with a 3.54:1 Sure-Grip Dana 60 axle as a $139 mandatory option.
musclecars.howstuffworks.com /classic-muscle-cars/1968-plymouth-road-runner.htm   (631 words)

  Plymouth Road Runner - Viquipèdia
Tot i que Plymouth ja tenia amb el GTX el seu cotxe d'altes prestacions, la idea del Road Runner era la de crear un cotxe que fos capaç de recorre el quart de milla (400m) en 14 segons i que tingués un preu inferior a 3.000 dòlars.
Plymouth esperava vendre'n 2.000 al 1968, però al final van vendre's aproximadament 45.000 (cal esmentar que Dodge va presentar el Super Bee el mateix any).
Les vendes del Road Runner van ser de 82.109.
ca.wikipedia.org /wiki/Plymouth_Road_Runner#1968_a_1970   (1015 words)

 Plymouth Road Runner
The Road Runner, which was a B-Body Mopar, was based on the same platform as the Belvedere, Satellite, and GTX.
Plymouth's main goal in producing the Road Runner was to be able to run 13s at the race track and still be able to sell the car for under $4,000.
Plymouth released what they called the Air Grabber Hood, which at the press of a button flipped open a hood scoop and delivered fresh air to the engine.
www.stockmopar.com /plymouth-road-runner.html   (435 words)

 Winged Warriors/National B-Body Owners Association - Table of Contents
Building the Road Runner SuperBird is an in-depth essay about how SuperBirds were produced on the Lynch Road assembly line.
Plymouth RTS Caravan This traveling show introduced much of the country to Plymouth's idea of high performance in 1970 and 1971.
Road Runner Collectibles And Other Memorabilia Pictured here are just a few of the many items on which the Road Runner has appeared over the years.
wwnboa.org /toc.htm   (2014 words)

 Musclecarclub.com - Plymouth Road Runner
Introduction: By 1968, muscle cars had moved away from their street slepper image and had become option loaded, luxury machines that only the well to do could afford.
Plymouth decided that what was needed was a return to basics.
Starting with the stripped pillared coupe version of the Belvedere, it created a new breed of muscle car that packed maximum excitement with a minimum price.
www.musclecarclub.com /musclecars/plymouth-roadrunner/plymouth-roadrunner.shtml   (65 words)

 Plymouth Road Runner for sale | Used Plymouth Road Runner for sale
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 Plymouth Road Runner For Sale - Classic Plymouth Road Runner Classifieds - Classic Cars
Plymouth Road Runner For Sale - Classic Plymouth Road Runner Classifieds - Classic Cars
FOR SALE 1969 Road Runner 440 6 pack 4 speed posi
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 1968 Plymouth Road Runner   (Site not responding. Last check: )
The company paid $50,000 to Warner Brothers to affix a certain cartoon bird onto its new vehicle, which was based on a stripped Belvedere pillared coupe body, and the Road Runner was born.
A horn that went "beep-beep" complimented the road runner decals (in gray due to time constraints) that were standard on all Road Runners.
The 1968 Road Runner is perhaps the second most significant muscle car to the 1964 Pontiac GTO as it shifted the market back to its bang for the buck roots.
tiger.towson.edu /users/jhutch2/1968_plymouth_road_runner.html   (324 words)

 Plymouth Road Runner   (Site not responding. Last check: )
The Plymouth Road Runner was a car built by the Plymouth division of the Chrysler Corporation in the United States between 1968 and 1980.
Plymouth wanted to create a car that would run 14 second times in the quarter mile and would sell for less than US $3,000.
Paying $50,000 to Warner Brothers to use the name and cartoon likeness of their Road Runner cartoon character (as well as a "beep-beep" horn), and using the Chrysler B platform as a base (the same base as the Belvedere, Satellite and GTX), Plymouth set out to build a back-to-basics muscle car.
www.musclecarfacts.com /mcf/road-runner/road-runner.asp   (494 words)

 Howstuffworks "1970 Plymouth Road Runner Hemi: A Profile of a Muscle Car"
Plymouth Road Runner sales slipped from 43,400 to about 39,600 units for '70, of which 75 hardtops, 74 pillared coupes, and three convertibles got the optional 426 Hemi engine.
A Hemi-equipped 1970 Plymouth Road Runner could accelerate from 0 to 60 mph in 5.6 seconds and blaze the quarter mile in 13.49 seconds at 106 mph.
Plymouth muscle cars spanned the spectrum from fanciful to fearsome -- and sometimes displayed both qualities in a single model.
auto.howstuffworks.com /30006-1970-plymouth-road-runner-hemi-explained.htm   (601 words)

 1970 Plymouth GTX/Road Runner   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Road Runners could be distinguished by a decal of a Road Runner holding a race helmet on the trunk lid and a stripe down the side of the car of a Road Runner kicking up dust.
The Air Grabber Hood was optional on the GTX and Road Runner with 440 engines only.
In 1969 and 1970 the Road Runner was named Motor Trend's Car of the year.
home.comcast.net /~stpaci/70-RoadRunner.htm   (177 words)

 Road Runner, Road Runner: Plymouth's Glory Days - Jalopnik
A $50,000 check to Warner Brothers meant the company could associate its Road Runner car with the Road Runner cartoon character -- a favorite of Cocoa Puffs junkies and crank-shooting speed freaks alike -- at once recasting the staid coupe as a viable alternative to the Pontiac GTO.
It was in a 69 Road Runner with a worked 383 that I learned what acceleration meant.
I was always disappointed that the "Meep-Meep" horn on the Road Runner just sounded like a wimpy import horn if you held it down.
www.jalopnik.com /cars/clips/road-runner-road-runner-plymouths-glory-days-209489.php   (567 words)

 The 1969 Plymouth Road Runner   (Site not responding. Last check: )
The Road Runner line was first produced by Plymouth in 1968 with a back-to-basics strategic approach aimed at making muscle cars more affordable for the average Joe rather than having them remain fully-loaded, luxury cars that few could afford.
Even though they were downgraded some compared to other muscle cars of their time, the 1969 Plymouth Road Runner made record sales for Plymouth and became one of the top-five muscle cars in existence in terms of best sellers.
The ’69 Road Runner was still very affordable as well as extremely powerful with its engine options ranging from 383 to 440 cid.
www.submityournewarticle.com /Article/The-1969-Plymouth-Road-Runner/17504   (668 words)

 1969 Plymouth Road Runner   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Due to the success of the 1968 Road Runner, Plymouth decided to expand the choices.
The Road Runner decals were now in color.
Joining the existing 383 and 426 cid engines were a choice of 440 cid V8s, a four barrel version rated at 375 bhp, and a triple-two barrel 440 cid V8.
tiger.towson.edu /users/jhutch2/1969_plymouth_road_runner.html   (238 words)

 1974 Plymouth Road Runner   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Unlike the 1973 Road Runner, this one was all stock except for the custom wheels.
Also, unlike the 1973 Road Runner, it was considerably faster.
Although, my 1973 Road Runner had it all over my 1974 when it came to appearance.
home.comcast.net /~stpaci/74-RoadRunner.htm   (101 words)

 1971 Plymouth Road Runner/GTX - Mopar Muscle Magazine   (Site not responding. Last check: )
The curvaceous Plymouth Road Runner and GTX definitely were a departure from their previous designs, but one could argue these were the best B-Bodies to date--and Leon Perahia is the first to make that argument.
Leon recalls, "Even one of the Chrysler advertisements showed an insurance salesman standing next to a 383 Road Runner with the quote ’the standard insurance rating is standard.’ Add in the emissions debacle of 1972 and soaring gas prices--the writing was on the wall.
At Speed Strip, Scott and his crew manhandle the rotisserie-mounted Road Runner and plastic media-blasted the carcass.
www.moparmusclemagazine.com /featuredvehicles/1971_plymouth_road_runner_gtx/index.html   (718 words)

 Plymouth Road Runner - Junkyard Crawl - Car Craft Magazine   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Before their recent explosion on the collector-car scene, Plymouth Road Runners were serious blue-collar hot rods.
But in the two decades since nostalgic baby boomers started restoring and collecting the musclecars of their youths, the Road Runner has risen to the top of the heap, and now everybody wants one.
•The '73 Road Runner was more than 7 inches longer than the '72 thanks to its federally mandated 5-mph bumpers.
www.carcraft.com /junkyardcrawl/ccrp_0701_plymouth_road_runner_junkyard   (420 words)

 Plymouth Road Runner Car A/C Condenser 69 Road Runner Part Online
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 Plymouth Road Runner Body Parts Wholesale Aftermarket Auto Parts
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 Clay's Complete Guide to the Plymouth Road Runner!
If there is anything anyone would like to contribute, especially on post 74 Road Runners, then feel free to do so, but please no 100 meg pictures...
Also, the RRR is for ALL Road Runners, from show winners, to junkers, to already crushed Road Runners, so if you know of any Road Runners that have been crushed, send me any documentation, but at least a VIN.
This stuff is as much for me and other Road Runner enthusiasts as it is a place for you to have copies of your valuable info on your car.
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 Plymouth Road Runner Car Condenser 72 Road Runner Part Online
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 1969 Plymouth Road Runner Hemi - Mopar Muscle Magazine   (Site not responding. Last check: )
With only 188 Road Runners built with a Hemi backed by a TorqueFlite, Mike's Runner is in an even narrower catagory.
The driver-side six-way adjustable bucket seat, rear window defogger, and tinted windows were normally found in the highest trim echelon, not on a vehicle that was initially intended for high school and college students with a few extra dollars to spend on their first authentic musclecar.
He purchased the appropriate parts from the local dealership, dropped them in the trunk, and parked the Runner in his father's garage, where it would remain for a decade when a new marriage and raising a young son would take priority over rebuilding the wounded elephant.
www.moparmusclemagazine.com /featuredvehicles/mopp_0704_1969_plymouth_road_runner   (618 words)

 Plymouth Road Runner Condenser >> Plymouth Used Condenser
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