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  1. Fastfish408

    Fastfish408 New Member

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    The first Cuda I ever saw was from the school bus when I was 10 years old (40 years ago), it was a Red 70 Hemi Cuda. I LOVED the car and, years later, missed my chance to purchase it by 3 months. It is now way out of my budget! I did just purchase a Red 70 Barracuda that will have to fill the void. It is a roller in need of some paint repair, drive train and interior. I am going to start looking for wheel and tire size combinations, any advice is appreciated.

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    Welcome Aboard, looks like a great project :thumbsup:
     
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    Cuda Hunter Well-Known Member

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    Cool looking car! Paint looks pretty good from the pics.
    What was the car colored originally? Fender tag code?

    Welcome!
     
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    Welcome to the site from the Motor City!
     
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    Welcome. Awesome car.
     
  6. Knock Out

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    good luck
    hope it turns out perfect for you
    tire and wheel combo is tough
    what do you want to do with the car?
    how do you want the stance?
    aftermarket disc brakes?
    I have upgraded suspension and brakes
    wanted the car to handle like a new car =it does
    went with 17 in wheels to fit over brakes
    rear 255-50 17
    front 225-50 17
    cars sits 1 inch lower than factory at 51inches tall
    hope this helps
     
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    Adam Well-Known Member

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    Nothing wrong with a Barracuda! Usually abused less than a Cuda. Yours looks like a good one, and you can build it however you want.
     
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    :usflag: aboard. I like the AAR Cuda rear antennae hole. Very nice start to any way you decide to go.
     
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    Welcome from NW CT. Looks like a great project. Best part is you can do it however you want to. Please keep us updated on your progress...
     
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    340challconvert Well-Known Member

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    Nice Cuda and :welcome: to FEBO from New Jersey
    What do you have in mind for the engine/trans/
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    Welcome to the site from mid Michigan. Looks like someone already did a lot of nice work.
     
  12. Fastfish408

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    Ralleye Red, 318/ 904 original
     
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    Thank you! They did, looking forward to finishing it!
     
  14. Cojohnso

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    Not a bad idea to make an AAR clone? Still a Barracuda. And lots of fun with a high rev 340? I know I would be tempted for a hemi in that big ol E-body engine well. But costs would climb quickly.