This original white over Matador Red 1970 442 convertible is owned by Richard Van Dyck
of Chickasha, Oklahoma. The car received a new top in February of 1991 and
an acrylic enamel paint job in June of 1991. At the time of painting both quarter panels
were replace with NOS quarters. The car has no rust and absolutley no bondo. The body work
and paint were professionally done by Scott Wood of R & M Body Shop in Chickasha.
car is equipped with W-25 OAI hood, ram air breather, rally pac, and a 12 bolt positrac
rear end with 3:23 gears. The original 455 cubic inch powerplant was rebuilt and installed
in September of 1991. Approximately 5000 miles has been added since then. Some special
features of the engine are that it is balanced, F block bored .060 over, large 3/8" push
rods, 10.25:1 compression ratio, TRW forged pistons, E heads milled .020, and ported and
When purchased by Richard the car had an Edelbrock Torker intake,
Holley 650 double pumper and a Crane super RPM drags cam. However, the car has now been
returned in original condition with stock intake, original number Quadrajet Carb and stock
cam. The car runs better now than it ever did with the hot rod equipment.
summer of 1995, Rick Quillin of Chickasha Upholstery, who had previously installed the
top, completely revamped the interior of the car back to original.
twenty-six years of pavement grabbing action the TH400 transmission finally gave out last
fall. It was expertly rebuilt by Bill Terry of Bill's Auto & Diesel in Chickasha.
to drive their car at least every Sunday afternoon and attend as many car
shows in the area as he can. In the past his car has won several trohies.
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