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'71 Plymouth Road Runner (NASCAR Grand National Stock Car)
Built by Petty Enterprises, Level Cross, North Carolina
Owned by: Todd Werner, St. Petersburg, Florida
Engine: What's better than a Hemi? How about a restored 426 Race Hemi? Instead of two four-barrels, there's one big four-barrel atop a hand-fabricated intake.
Transmission: A-833 four-speed with Hurst shifter. That was easy.
Rearend: Let's see...Race Hemi, NASCAR application...that means an 8 3/4-inch Mopar rear, instead of the heavier Dana 60. Plus, its removable pumpkin meant the rear gears could be changed for each track at the track.
Suspension: (Front) Torsion bar with reinforced A-arms and dual shock at each corner (Rear) Leaf springs with tubular shocks at each corner
Brakes: Old school drums-and-shoes at each corner.
Wheels & Tires: 15x8-inch steel wheels wear a set of 800x8.20-15 Goodyear Blue Streak Stock Car Specials.
Body: '71 Plymouth B-Body hardtop body-in-white (bare unibody plus doors, hood, decklid and bumpers), with mesh grille, blocked-off head/taillight openings, and aero covers on the leading edges of the rear bumper.
Paint: What else? Petty Blue. Sponsor markings and contingency decals are identical to those on the car when it won the '71 Daytona 500.
Interior: A seat, a padded steering wheel, a shifter, a set of gauges, a full rollcage-and not much else. Full six-point safety harness and window netting as mandated by NASCAR.