Fast Facts
'70 Plymouth GTX hardtop
Owned by: Dave Drozdowski, Shelby Township, Michigan

Total '70 GTX production (all engines/body styles): 7,748
Total '70 GTX production - w/440 Magnum engine: 6,398
Total '70 GTX production - w/440 Magnum & 727: 4,927

VIN: RS23U0E102526

  • Built by Chrysler Corporation at Los Angeles Assembly Plant, Bellflower, California.
  • Car was 2,525th unit off L.A. Assembly line during '70 model run.
  • Mopar Power

  • Engine: That "U" code on the VIN means one thing: the 440 Magnum, topped by a Carter four-barrel, and restored to showroom-new condition, thanks to D&S Engines.
  • Transmission: Console-shifted 727, given the same freshening as the 440.
  • Rear end: 8 3/4-inch, which was standard on the 440 (while Hemis got Dana 60s).
  • Sure Grip

  • Suspension: Restored stock front torsion bars/rear leafs, with hydraulic shocks
  • Brakes: Restored original power-assisted drums at each corner
  • Wheels: Magnum 500 five-spokes wearing repro 70-series Goodyear Polyglas tires.
  • High Impact

  • Body: Original '70 Plymouth B-Body hardtop Unitbody restored by The Collision Shop, Clinton Township, Michigan
  • Paint: Original Lime Light, sprayed on by The Collision Shop, Clinton Township, Michigan. (Reproduction black vinyl top and black side stripes added by them, too)
  • Interior: Original front-buckets-with-console interior restored by Shelby Auto Trim, Sterling Heights, Michigan. (Source for reproduction interior components: Year One)