Toalson, Russ
1970 Plymouth Sport Fury


Original 440ci, Modified Stage I Long Block (high torque), M1 intake, original Holley 750cfm carb, HE 2330BL camshaft. Extruded aluminum roller rockers and Hooker headers.

Original Torqueflite rebuilt with Turbo Action valve body, torque converter and trans cooler, Hemi shift governor. 8 3/4" Sure-Grip rear end, originally 2.76 gears, now 3.55.

Two Door Hardtop, Lime Green Metallic with Alpine White painted roof. Strobe stripes standard. Hidden headlights, hood mounted turn signals, and unique cornering lights.

Factory heavy duty, rebuilt with new front end parts, rear springs, all new bushings, front and rear sway bars, gas shocks. Goodyear P225-60R15 tires on factory road wheels. Power disc brakes and police steering box.

Split bench seat with fold down armrest. Seats redone in original materials. Power drivers seat, reclining passenger seat. AM/FM radio, power steering, A/C, power windows, cruise control, tilt wheel, rim blow wheel, clock. Autogage tach added.

1/4 mile 14.56s @ 96MPH in street trim

Update: September 1999
Add a 1/2" fuel line, Carter high volume fuel pump, recurved the distributor. 14.15s @ 97MPH at Monster Mopar Weekend.


4400lbs with driver, 1/2 tank gas

Gas Mileage:
9MPG City/ 12.8MPG Highway (He is an OPEC poster child)

Special thanks to the following in the restoration of what may be the rarest surviving member of the "Rapid Transit System". Ben's Carstar of Mexico, MO for paint and bodywork. Hughes Engines of Washington, IL for the engine. Larry Moore of Mexico Performance for his mechanical and tuning abilities. Rick Toalson for parts and info. And Cheryl Toalson for putting up with three years of phone calls, errands, and parts in the house.

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