'68 Plymouth GTX HEMI 4spd

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'68 Plymouth GTX HEMI 4spd, Genuine J Code Multiple Trophy Wins, Driven Show Car

For sale: 1968 Plymouth GTX GTX

Technical specifications

Item location:
Canoga Park, California, United States
Engine size:
426 HEMI
Number of cylinders:
Power options:
Power Steering
Drive type:
Dana 60 Track Package
Interior color:
Vehicle Title:
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100% Private Owner Consignment·Call 847-838-3749 or Email pat@showyourauto.com
'68 Plymouth GTX HEMI 4spd

Offered here is a 1968 Plymouth GTX HEMI 4-speed, n excellent example of its kind. Under the care and ownership of the same man for more than a decade, his driven show car is in "Excellent Plus" condition. She was rotisserie restored in 2006 by the previous owner. Therear suspensionand engine compartment were OE corrected in 2008-09 by the current owner. Showing only slight wear inside and out, ost from years of show display and detailing, he was last judged at Mopars at the Strip in 2014, inning best of its class. The car has only improved in OE detail and condition since then including a complete drivetrain rebuilt and OE correction ofthe engine assembly in late 2014.

She is a genuine "J" code Hemi GTX, actory born with a 4spd transmission. All of her original body numbers are intact, adiator support, riginal fender tag, ash tag, nd trunk rail. There is no doubt this car is a genuine HEMI GTX.

While, s is commonly found, he HEMI short block isn't the one that the car was born with. That said it is fully balanced and blueprinted and all the engine assembly components are casting and date code correct, ight down to the carburetors and distributor. Pains were taken to restore the car with OE parts. About the only items that are reproduction on this car are the wiring harnesses and the center console. That said, ou aren't looking at this car go chase plastic trophies on the golf course green. This is a car is best appreciated as it was built to be, riven and shown.

In addition to being unquestionably rare, n excellent condition, nd substantially original, his GTX also has a solid pedigree, wned for the last ten years by Mopar club judge, ngine and engine bay recently restored by Restorations by Julius, and independently judged Best in Class 2014 at Mopars at the Strip in Vegas.

If are you looking for a real deal HEMI B-Body that you can reliably drive and enjoy without with worry of diminishing its value, hen this GTX is the car you've been hunting for. Bid like you mean it because we are selling this car, his week!

Here is a link to a High Resolution Gallery of the Overview Photos. Call 847-838-3749 or Email pat@showyourauto.com forfurther details orfor links to theHigh Resolution Galleries for each section listed below.

Exterior Description

The current owner acquired this 1968 Plymouth GTX over ten years ago and has completely restored it over that time. The car was a solid, ust free example to begin with. The entire car was repainted in 2006 and while is does have nearly 3,000 road miles on it, he still shows excellently. Close inspection will yield a few detectible touch-ups commensurate with road use. During the restoration, he owner found and replaced all the incorrect items that were evident. He almost invariablyused 1968 OEM parts and new OEM bolt and fastener kits. The GTX center is NOS, he grill and rear finish panel are restored OEM units that are used as a guide for restoring all the '68 GTX grilles that he has restored for others.

Interior Description

When the car was repainted, t was also the opportune time to restore the interior. The factory two tone green bucket seat interior was located and installed, wapping out for the black Roadrunner interior a previous owner swapped in earlier in the car's life. All the trim and high touch surfaces are in outstanding condition, leaming and crisp. Gauges and switch gear were also restored to factory new condition.

To provide reliable tunes for the open road, he radio selected was an AM/FM from Vintage Auto Radio backed by dual modern speakers. The owner has the original AM radio and re-coned single speaker. Both are included in the sale and the owner either install the original setup or send them along to the new owner. Radio aside, he only reproduction parts used in the interior were the console and console wiring harness.

Engine Bay Description

The engine compartment was last OE detailed in 2008, he engine itself received a complete engine rebuild by Julius Steuer in 2014, pec'd around the Engel .570 cam. A balance card is included with the car. The non-original '69 date coded vintage block was leaking from an old weld repair. So, hey elected to employ a fully jacketed 426 HEMI World block to replace it. The intake manifold and air cleaner are all OEM and the carbs are date-coded OEM Carter AFB's, estored by Dick Katter. The OEM correct 1968 Prestolite dual-point unit, itted with a hidden Pertronix electronic ignition inside. The original points distributor parts come with the car.
The69 Date Coded A833 HEMI Spectransmission was rebuilt by Hemi George, nationally respected builder. Yes, he car was built in October of 1967 and should have an Inland shifter, ut they are so sloppy that the owner instead used a restored Hurstshifter that would have come with the car starting 1/1/1968.

Chassis Description

The car was rotisserie restored in 2006,suspension wascompletely rebuilt anddetailedalong with the rest of the car. The factory original floor pans are painted body color, howing crisp factory lines. The trunk pan was replaced, s is the case with most Plymouth products from the era. Frame connectors from its racing days are still welded in so thoroughly that removing them would have ruined the original rear torque boxes and possibly the rear frame extensions, o they were left in. The benefit is an even more stable ride and chassis stiffness on a platform already famous for it.

Re-restoration of the rear suspension was completed in 2009, euniting the car with a Dana 60 rear-end as was specified on the factory fender tag. Swapping the incorrect 8 ¾ Sure-grip out for a date-coded 3.54:1 Dana 60 also meant a new drive-shaft so the rear-end would be swaged as it was from the factory. A reproduction stock-style exhaust from Accurate Exhaustwith high-flow mufflers were also installed. LISTEN TO HER HEMI PURRRR!

Year1968Displacement426 HEMIMakePlymouthTransmissionManual Floor ShiftModelGTXGears4 speed A833 Hurst ShifterPrice$ Best OfferRear EndDana 60 Track PackageLocationWest Hills, AFinal Drive3.54:1Odometer2,624.8DrivetrainRear-wheel DriveVINRS23J8A137837Body TypeHEMIEngine HP425HPExterior ColorFF1 GreenCylinders8Interior ColorTwo Tone GreenFactory OptionsAdded Accessories

Patrick Krook, wner, how Your Auto LLC
Phone: (847) 838-3749
Email Me: pat@showyourauto.com
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Terms of Sale
This vehicle is offered for sale locally, YA reserves the right to end the auction at any time. SYA is NOT a dealer, his is a Private Party Sale. All Vehicle description/statements as well as verbal statements made by SYA, ave come directly from the Seller and are accepted as reliable. The current Seller has reviewed and approved the content of this ad. SYA's only obligation with regard this ad and photos is to bring the high bidder and seller together. As the Buyer, ou have the right to a Pre-Purchase Inspection. All vehicles are sold "as is", here is. 10% deposit due SYA within 24hours of Auction end. Balance within 10 days or satisfactory inspection, hichever is first. All payments are payable in certified funds only, efined as bank wire, ash in person or cashiers check. In the event the Pre-Purchase Inspection yields that Seller has materially misrepresented the vehicle, eposits are refundable within the 10 day inspection period. Click Here for Complete Bidding Guidelines and Terms of Sale.

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