PHANTASM CUDA MOVIE

I am building a Barracuda in Destroyer Grey. Unknown January 7, at 3: Phatt weight loss August 5, at 8: It was not hard to locate a likely candidate for the film, and in short order, a well worn , 4-speed ‘Cuda was bought. Jim suggested using cheaper Barracudas and modifying them to appear as ‘Cudas. The ‘Cuda’s nine years of hard use conspired to give the movie crew fits. Mike March 14, at 1:

Back in , muscle cars were simply used cars. I also notice that it’s a Six Barrel. Those were considered separate models from through Exhumed by The Chief Archivist at 9: It was a relatively non-traditional horror movie which he had written himself whilst living in a secluded cabin in the mountains. Although reportedly not the most reliable vehicle, this muscle car was said to still run okay and, of course, looked terrific. Quite a rare car, as only hardtops and 17 convertibles were built with this engine for

Throughout Phantasm II the ‘Cuda is a high visible character. For dyed-in-the-wool Mopar fans, it needs no introduction.

I also notice that it’s a Six Barrel. Basically, young Don was not allowed to watch the late night horror films on television. Unlike today’s films that use several identical cars painted up to look like one another, the original Phantasm movie used just one car.

To help facilitate the mpvie out back, the Phantasm, rear phantssm panels were tastefully flared. Not sure If you were the guy I cida to years ago about this car. Hey just saw this today.

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Phatt weight loss August 5, at 8: Wasn’t this movie mainly filmed in Oakland? Henry Hamamoto December 13, at 9: Though it wasn’t the prettiest thing in the world, it was cheap and it had potential. Unknown November 30, at He’s not merely talking about a simple engine swap either, Don plans to go the full conversion route; springs, rear end, everything!

Pictures are property of movie companies owner of the respective movies. At that point, the original Phantasm movie ‘Cuda disappeared.

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Quite a rare car, as only hardtops and moovie convertibles were built with this engine for Thus the car was painted black. Comments are property of their authors. Back in the s, young Don Coscarelli was often left with the baby-sitter while his parents went out for the evening. The car was a stock Cuda, with headers, and custom installed sunroof. Jim suggested using cheaper Barracudas and modifying them to appear as ‘Cudas.

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This routine went on for years, putting a lot of ideas into Don’s impressionable and creative young mind. That seemed logical, and soon there were four Barracudas sitting poised and ready for action.

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Skid wrote How many jet black phantxsm were there in the Los Angeles area at the time with those same custom fender flares? I am building a Barracuda in Destroyer Grey. Don recalls that its electrical system was just about shot, and was a major source of headaches for the crew. The ‘Cuda’s nine years of hard use conspired to give the movie crew fits.

HOpe the search is goin well! Many scenes in the movie were influenced by things from Don’s youth No, he didn’t have movi flying spheres buzzing about in his room as a child, heaven knows where that came from.

The car you saw burning fiercely near the end of the movie was merely one of the gutted out Barracudas, not the beautiful black car we grew to know and love throughout both movies. Back inmuscle cars were simply used cars.

After production wrapped on the original Phantasmits Cuda vanished in a transaction to an unknown buyer.