1964 Dodge Polara 500 Convertible with 426 Wedge Power

Condition Used
Body Convertible
Make Dodge
Model Polara
Mileage 56403 mi
Fuel type Gasoline
Year 1964
Transmission Manual
Exterior Color Red
History Yes
VIN: 6442118569

This car’s 426-cu. in. “Street Wedge” V-8 is reported to have been rebuilt! The stock block and heads remain. Modifications include a Crane roller camshaft, Mopar Performance pistons, a cross-ram style intake manifold with dual Edelbrock 600-cfm carburetors, Ceramic-coated Hedman headers, Dynomax dual exhaust, and more. the engine, rated at 365 horsepower when new, puts out 450 horsepower now. the engine has a reliable cold start, with no smoke, and a 1,000-rpm idle speed. The car’s four-speed manual transmission has also been rebuilt and shift properly, with no unusual noises . The car has a Sure Grip limited-slip differential, also rebuilt, and 3.23:1 final drive ratio. The Polara’s paint is described as “excellent,” with some blemishes on the stainless-steel trim noted. The replacement front bumper is fiberglass, and its chrome is showing a slight discoloration. The windshield has a noticeable chip and a few lamination flaws indicated. No issues with the other glass. The Max Wedge-style functional dual-scoop hood was added at the same time as the engine rebuild. The convertible top is described as “like new,” with a clear rear window. The Dodge’s chassis restoration reportedly included new tie rods, tie-rod ends, ball joints, KYB shocks, and all-new bushings. The Torque Thrust II wheels wear Goodyear Eagle tires that are 18 years old, with only about 2,500 miles since the rebuild. The car also gained a Wilwood front disc brake conversion, and the unassisted brakes give a firm pedal feel. The unassisted steering box and steering coupler have been rebuilt and that the steering works properly.