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10 Jan 2018 Features

plymouth belvedere 1896 nw

Scott Harker's 1964 Plymouth Belvedere

Scott Harker's 1964 Plymouth Belvedere

“I BOUGHT my ’64 Belvedere at the start of 2017 after selling my eight-second nitrous BBC HQ, as I was looking for a change.

Plymouth Belvedere engine bay

It has a 500ci Max Wedge and the heads and manifold are period-correct 1964 items, which are very sought after. The combo has run high 10s in the USA. The mill is backed by a push-button 727 Torqueflite and Dana 60 with Truetrac and 3.9 gears, all fitted by the previous owner. The car underwent a resto six years ago with fresh paint and interior.

Plymouth Belvedere interior

I recently fitted some fresh wheels: American Racing Torq Thrust Ds (15x4.5 and 15x8.5) running M/T S/S Street Radials. I also sorted the stance to getting it sitting sweet. I bought it mainly to be able to cruise it on the weekends with the family, but it will see some track time once I make some changes to the fuel system and carbs.”

Photos: Steve Kelly

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