1968 Plymouth Road RunnerHistoryThe Plymouth Road Runner was a performance car built by the Plymouth division of the Chrysler Corporation in the United States between 1968 and 1980. In 1968 the first muscle cars were moving away from their roots as relatively cheap fast cars as they gained options. Although Plymouth already had a performance car in the GTX designers decided to go back to the drawing board and reincarnate the original muscle car concept. Plymouth wanted a car able to run 14second times in the quarter mile and sell for less than $3000. Both goals were met and the lowcost muscle car hit the street. Paying $50000 toWarner Brothersto use the name and likeness of theirRoad Runnercartoon character as well as a "beep beep" horn which Plymouth paid $10000 to develop and using theChrysler B platformas a base Plymouth set out to build a backtobasics muscle car. Everything essential to performance and handling was beefedup and improved; everything nonessential was left out.VIN RM21H8A249065This stunning 1968 Road Runner spent most of its life in Kentucky. The car was restored about 5 years ago in Bagdad Kentucky. The car is numbers matching without any replacement panels. The only addition made to the car was power steering and an Edelbrock carburetor. The original IBM Card Original Purchase Order Form build sheet for the motor 2002 spare keys and the manual for the radio are included in the sale. MechanicsNumbers Matching 383ci Engine727 Automatic Transmission742 Case Open Rear End with 3.231 Gear RatioEdelbrock CarbBrand New Exhaust SystemFactory Exhaust Manifolds Power Steering Standard Drum BrakesNew Brake LinesNew Flex LinesNew Parking BrakeElectronic IgnitionChrysler RadiatorNew Fuel LinesRebuilt SpringsNew Bilstein ShocksNew Gas TankBodyBeautiful Dark Blue Metallic PaintGorgeous Chrome BumpersOriginal Vent WindowsDoors Fit and Operate ProperlyDoor Lips and Jambs are Clean and SolidQuarters are Solid and StraightTrunk Floor is Solid and CleanSpare Tire Jack and Lug Wrench IncludedUndercarriage is Beautifully Painted Body ColorFloorboards are New and BeautifulFrame is Clean and Nicely PaintedBeautiful WheelsRedline Tires 14x70 Front and RearInteriorBeautiful Blue InteriorBench SeatColumn ShiftDash is in Great ShapeAftermarket Gauges Under the DashAftermarket Radio in the DashBeautiful Door PanelsSeatbelts Front and Back Great Looking Headliner Dome Light Works Blue Carpet is in Great ShapeRoad Runner Floor MatsVIN and Fender Tag DecodingVIN DecodingRM21H8A249065R Plymouth Belvedere/Satellite Car LineM Medium Price Class Road Runner21 2 Door CoupeH 383 14BBL CID8 1968A Lynch Road MI Assembly Plant249065 Serial NumberFender Tag DecodingRow 1R Plymouth Belvedere/Satellite Car LineM Medium Price Class Road Runner21 2 Door Coupe62 383 14BBL CID 330 HP5 727 3Speed Automatic Torqueflite Transmission44 F70 x 14 Redline Steel Wheels313 March 13 1968 HPHPScheduled Production Date276589 Shipping Order NumberRow 22 535 Drip Rail MoldingsA Axle 404 3.231 8 3/4 Rear EndTRM D4B Deluxe Trim Grade Light Blue Vinyl Split Bench SeatPNT EE1 Dark Blue Metallic Body/Roof Paint Monotone U U Light Blue Upper Door FrameRow 4R Radio 421 AM Music Master RadioRow 6h 517 Fender Mounted Turn Signal Indicatorsk 537 Right Hand Manual Outside Mirrorm 536 Left Hand Remote Outside MirrorProduction Numbers1968 Plymouth Road Runner Total Production 445981968 Plymouth Road Runner Coupes Production 292401968 Plymouth Road Runner Coupe 383 14BBL 281381968 Plymouth Road Runner Coupe 383 14BBL Automatic 14431EngineCasting Number 2468130Displacement 383 cu. In.Casting Date 11/28/66 Period Correct for car Transmission 727 3speed Automatic Part Number J2801543 1967 383 Bbody Correct for this car Rear End 8 Rear End Casting Number 2881489 Gear Ratio 3.231 Don't Miss Out Call Tom 7 Days a Week Including Holidays 2489749513Vanguard Motor Sales started 25 years ago as a part time hobby. Within the last decade we have become the Motor City's ultimate classic car muscle and street rod dealership both locally and internationally. Vanguard Motor Sales is an experienced seller with integrity and our 100 positive feedback on eBay supports that Click the eBay Feedback button on the home page of our website or the number next to our name on eBay vanguardmotorsales and you will be able to read all of the positive feedback we've received over the last 10 years Our inventory is always stored indoors We have a brand new stateoftheart 30000 square foot facility that is open to the public. We would love for you to stop by and see us We are located 20 minutes away from Detroit Metro Airport and would be happy to pick you up and drop you off if you fly in. New cars arrive daily and our inventory is always changing.Vanguard Motor Sales owns all of our inventory we are not a consignment dealership. You are dealing directly with the owner of the vehicle not a middle man. Every ca
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