arms, 100% rubber isolation, new Oriflow shock absorbers.
Rear - 2 1/2 inch outboard-mounted springs with 5 leaves on V8 models,
6 leaves on all station wagons. 100% rubber isolation. Sea-leg
mounted Oriflow shock absorbers.
If you were in the market for a push-button transmission, Plymouth was the way to go! The Chrysler Corporation was virtually the only company that had moderate success with the push-button transmission system since it was the only one of its kind at the time that was mechanically controlled. Buyer's had a choice of a PowerFlite or Torque-Flite push-button transmission.
PowerFlite - Fully automatic 2 speed Push Button transmission with
torque converter; optional at extra cost on all models with
Torque-Flite - Fully automatic 3 speed Push Button transmission with
torque converter; optional at extra cost on all V8 models.
Synchro-Silent manual 3 speed transmission standard on all models.
*Overdrive available except with high performance chassis.
valve springs equipped with anti-surge dampers. Pistons especially designed
for high compression ratio. Special high performance camshaft, special high performance resistor-type spark plugs, automatic mechanical and vacuum spark control, new splashproof dual-breaker distributor, new spool-type rubber shear engine mounts, vibration damper, rotary oil pump, Full-Flow oil filter. Oil capacity 4 quarts. Full pressure lubrication to all crankshaft, camshaft, and connecting rod bearings and to valve rocker arms and tappets. Special low restriction dual exhaust system.
Dual Fury V-800 Standard engine in the Fury. Not available in other models. 318 cubic inches. 290hp at 5200 RPM. Taxable horsepower 48.9. Torque 330 ft./lbs. at 3600 RPM. Compression ratio 9.25 to 1. Bore 3.91 inches. Stroke 3.31 inches. Dual four-barrel carbs, high performance camshaft and resistor-type spark plugs, dual-breaker distributor, rotary oil pump, Shunt-type oil filter. Oil capacity 5 quarts. Low restriction dual exhaust system.
Fury V-800 Standard V8 for all Plymouth models except the Fury. 8-cylinder overhead-valve V-type. 318 cubic inches. 225hp at 4400 RPM. Taxable horsepower 48.9. Torque 330 ft./lbs. at 2800 RPM. Compression ratio 9.0 to 1. Bore 3.91 inches. Stroke 3.31 inches. Two-barrel downdraft carburator, rotary oil pump, Shunt-type oil filter. Oil capacity 5 quarts. Full-pressure lubrication to all crankshaft, camshaft, and connecting rod bearings and to valve rocker arms and tappets. The Mobilgas Economy Run Champion.
Fury V-800 with Super-Pak Available in all models except Fury at extra cost. Basic specifications same as for Fury V-800 above, except for the following changes: 250hp at 4400 RPM. Torque 340 ft./lbs. at 2800 RPM. Four-barrel carburator with matching intake manifold and special air filter. High performance camshaft and distributor. Special design free-flow dual exhaust system.
'58 Plymouths equipped with a V8 bared a "V" emblem on the grille
PowerFlow 6 Available on all models except Fury and Convertible. 6-cylinder