'74 Plymouth Barracuda - One Mean Fish

We've always been big fans of the Plymouth Barracuda, especially in its final 1970-74 iteration. The sleek lines, wide stance, variety of potent engine choices, and vibrant color options made it a strong contender in the muscle car era. So, when we saw this lean, green resto-modded Barracuda pull into our showroom parking lot, we knew we had to check it out. This particular Barracuda belongs to Carlos Dominguez, of Tustin, California, … Continue reading »






Celebrating the Dog Days of Summer for a Good Cause

Cars and dogs just seem to go together. Whether you're washing your classic car in the driveway, wrenching late at night in the garage, or going for a top-down cruise to the beach, your four-legged best friend will always be there by your side. The onset of the dog days of summer reminded us of this connection between man, machine, and dog, and got us thinking about a way to help the … Continue reading »






All Girls Garage - Sleeper 'Cuda Build

Here at Classic Industries, we love sleeper vehicle builds—even the name evokes mystery. Much like a sleeper cell of operatives that infiltrates a bigger group, waiting for the right time to strike, sleeper cars are perfect for hiding in plain sight. The dented beater that rolls up to you at a stop light might just blast by you with tires ablaze when you least expect it. This unexpected characteristic never fails … Continue reading »






'67 Plymouth Barracuda - Realizing a Dream

If, like us, you call yourself an automotive enthusiast, chances are good that you share an appreciation for a wide range of makes and models. However, there's always one car that trumps them all, and makes your heart skip a beat the moment you lay eyes on it: your dream car. For Jeremy Fleener, of Encino, California, that car is the 1967 Plymouth Barracuda convertible seen here. Jeremy recently stopped … Continue reading »






Muscle Cars and Hot Rods - Stamps from USPS

The United States Postal Service Releases New Hot Rods Forever Stamps   For a little over a year, the USPS has been offering the Muscle Cars forever stamps featuring five iconic automobiles: the 1966 Pontiac GTO, the 1967 Shelby GT-500, the 1969 Dodge Charger Daytona, the 1970 Plymouth Hemi 'Cuda, and the 1970 Chevelle SS. As of this writing, they are still available, so get them while they last. Beginning … Continue reading »






SEMA 2011

If you are going to SEMA this year, be sure to stop by OER's booth #24175 where we will be unveiling the "TWISTED" Duster, a 426 HEMI-Powered 1972 Plymouth Duster that was built for Season 8 of SPEED TV's Chop Cut Rebuild TV show. OER's booth is in The Restoration Marketplace directly across from General Motors at the north hall of the main convention center. Don't miss the unveiling of … Continue reading »