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1965 Plymouth Barracuda

Thomas Baker writes:

I am the second owner of a 1965 Barracuda.

I bought the 'Cuda in 1979 for $150.00 and drove it daily until I parked it in my parent's garage when joined the Air Force that same year. My 'Cuda had major body cancer, so when I received orders to Korea in 1980, I sent the car to a Body shop and asked that he do his best to get it back in good shape.

$2000 and a $150.00 parts car later my 'restored' 'Cuda returned to my parent's garage. To make a long story short, I just (August 24, 2000) returned to Denver with my 'Cuda on a car trailer. It still looks real good but 19+/- years of storage didn't do the car any favors.

As I brought the car cross-country, I received three cash offers, several personal stories regarding events that occurred in and around other '65 Cudas, and hundreds of admiring looks from other motorists as we rolled down the highway - some even passed us, slowed down until we went by, and then passed us again to get a better look.

1965 Plymouth Barracuda
Attached is a picture as she sits in my driveway right now.

As soon as I can clean a slot in the garage, I'll put her inside so I can effect repairs over the winter.

Thanks, Tom!

WOW, that's a great story and a very pretty Fish!

Nice touch with the painted Barracuda script that matches the original design used on the front fenders!

I certainly understand the thumbs up! you received while trailering the Barracuda!

Keep us posted on your re-acquaintance with your ol' Mopar friend. :-)

Gary H.

September 26, 2000

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