1968 Plymouth Barracuda Formula S History The Plymouth Barracuda is a two-door car that was manufactured by the Plymouth division of the Chrysler Corporation from 1964 to 1974. The first-generation Barracuda, a fastback A-body coupe based on the Plymouth Valiant, had distinctive wraparound back glass and was available from 1964 to 1966. The second-generation 1967 to 1969 Barracuda, though still Valiant-based, was heavily redesigned. Second-generation A-body cars were available in fastback, notchback, and convertible versions. The new Barracuda was less rectilinear than the Valiant, with Coke-bottle side contours and heavily revised front and rear end styling. Design cues included a concave rear deck panel, wider wheel openings, curved side glass, and S-curved roof pillars on the notchback. The rear portion of the roof on the fastback coupe was more streamlined, and the back glass, raked at a substantially horizontal angle, was much smaller compared with that of the previous model. Also, the use of chrome trim on the external sheet metal was more restrained. 1968 Plymouth Barracuda Formula S VIN BH29H8B137142 The previous owner of this stunning Barracuda bought it in 2007 and started the rotisserie restoration. He finished it in late 2009. He bought the car in Michigan and was told the car originally came out of Florida. This car is 1 of 395 fastback Formula S automatic 383 cars in 1968. The front floor pans, rear quarters and quarter extensions were replaced during the restoration. We have pictures and receipts of the restoration. The engine was machined by a very reputable shop in Farmington Hills, Michigan, called Best Machine. The cam is a Comp Cam (we have the cam card). Mechanics Numbers Matching 383ci Engine Numbers Matching 727 Transmission Exhaust Manifolds Manual Brakes Manual Steering Good Looking Radiator Electronic Ignition Steering Gear is in Good Shape Aluminized Exhaust System New Rear Shocks New Brake Lines Drum Brakes Open Rear End with 2:76 Gear Parking Brake Fuel Lines and Brake Lines Look Good New Bushings Brand New Gas Tank Body Beautiful Sunfire Yellow Paint Doors Fit and Operate Great Door Lips and Jambs are Clean and Solid Trim is Beautiful Solid Clean Trunk with Mat, Jack and Spare Tire Wheel Wells are Clean and Solid Straight Body Beautiful Glass New Front Floor Pans New Rear Quarters and Quarter Extensions Undercarriage is Painted Body Color Frame is Gorgeous Torque Boxes Look Great Rockers are Solid and Clean Pinch Welds Look Great K Member is in Good Shape Redline Tires – 215/70/14 Front and Rear Beautiful Hubcaps Interior Beautiful Black Interior Fold Down Rear Seat Door Panels with Wood Trim Dash Pad Looks Nice Steering Wheel is in Great Shape Console Seats are in Great Shape Seatbelts Front and Back Wipers Work Nice Carpet Speedo Works Blower Works VIN decoding: BH29: Plymouth Barracuda Fastback H: 383 1-4 BBL 8: 1968 Model Year B: Hamtramck, MI Assembly Plant 137142: Sequence Number Fender Tag Decoding: Row 1: a: 6 = Console b: 4 = Bucket Seats m: 6 = Left Hand Outside Mirror Remote Row 2: F: 7 = Formula S Package (Front sway bar, HD Torsion Bars, HD Leaf Springs, 14 x 5.5" Rims) R: 1 = AM Radio Music Master T: 7 = Tachometer X: 2 = Tinted Windshield Row 3: 2: 5 = Molding: Drip Rail 3: 0 = Molding: Belt Line 7: 8 = Molding: Wheel Lip A: 4 = 3.23:1 Rear End Gear Ratio X: 8 = Sure Grip Rear End TRM: D6X = Deluxe Bucket Vinyl Seats Black PNT: SS1 = Sunfire Yellow U: B = Black Upper Door Frames S: 1 = Horizontal Black Sport Stripes Row 4: BH29 = Plymouth Barracuda Fastback 62 = 383 1-4BBL (300 HP) 5 = 727 Automatic Transmission 38 = E 70 x 14 Redline Tires Steel Rims 915 = September 15, 1967 Production Date 196310 = Shipping Order Number Don’t Miss Out! 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