1971 Barracuda

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    Here is an interesting video of the features of the 1971 Barracuda that was shown at the Chrysler Master Technicians Service Conference.

    https://www.graveyardcarz.com/news

    A cool fact that many do not know about this model year concerns the iconic billboard stripe. It was supposed to have been a joke. The designer of the stripe got very frustrated at numerous rejections of his new designs (to replace the 1970’s “hockey stick” stripe). The criticism was that they were not bold enough. In response, he said to himself, “if they want bold, I’ll give them BOLD!” When the design was submitted, to his surprise, the corporate leaders loved it! That is how the billboard stripe came into being.
     
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    Cool Video!!!
     
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    Did you also know that Nash Bridges used 1970, Mostly 318 cars, in fact in the pilot he says it’s a 1970.
    As many as they wrecked in that show, they couldn’t afford that many ‘71 Cuda’s
     
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    Ha, yes, mine had that too, I just broke off the Barra.