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    Leaf Spring & bushings replacement sources advice

    Gents, Just to follow-up and the sources I chose in case it might help anyone else: 1) Leaf Springs; General Springs were VERY helpful, reasonable priced and quite quick. Total Cost for both rear leaf spring packs was $320 and came with new rubber bushings installed in the forward ends. I...
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    Leaf Spring & bushings replacement sources advice

    ALL, Thx for all the advice..I ordered (& received) a set of replacement leaf springs(w front bushings installed), as well as a new set of rear shackles/bolts/bushings from General Spring. They had everything in stock and the total price was ~$420 (along with add'l $95 for shipping and $30...
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    Leaf Spring & bushings replacement sources advice

    Gents, THX for the feedback. This is exactly the kind of advice I was looking for....I do appreciate it. Final question: Rubber vs Poly for the bushings? Car is still running the "mostly original" engine (w an old-school LD4B Intake, 600cfm carb, long tube headers, stock mufflers)...
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    Leaf Spring & bushings replacement sources advice

    Forum Folks, I purchased a 73 Ralleye 340 car last year (w 92K miles) that has been rarely driven since 2009, and has LOTs of original parts in-place. As you can imagine, sitting so much coupled to 50-yrs of age has left nearly every rubber hose/gasket/bushing in need of replacement. By...
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    Mystery wire plugs in 73 challenger engine bay

    Roger to all & THX for your assist, The distributor connection point would make sense as the length and position of this wire along the firewall would reach the distributor just right. (I'l look for a connection point since the distributor is an original style...but I have no idea of its...
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    Mystery wire plugs in 73 challenger engine bay

    72RoadRunner/All, I truly appreciate the support and feedback. I am just now finishing up the install of a new radiator, fuel pump, & power steering pump * will be getting back to wiring investigations soon. Here is some specific fdback: 1) I also was confident that the blue (J2C-18DBL) wire...
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    Mystery wire plugs in 73 challenger engine bay

    All, THX for the feedback. I do appreciate the wiring diagram and will use it to guide my investigation... 1) WRT the possible alternator wiring: all the "regular" alternator wiring appears to be in-place, the ammeter works and charges the battery as it should. (By "regular wiring" I am simply...
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    To be A/C or not to be A/C

    All, The mostly original 73 ralleye challenger I purchased a few months ago still has ~100% of all the factory A/C equipment in-place but the PO stated that it hasn't worked for years(see pics). Car was driving and running when I bought it, but did neither well & overheated after about 10...
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    Mystery wire plugs in 73 challenger engine bay

    All, Recently purchased a "pretty nice" 73 Ralleye Challenger 340. Car is complete, min. rust, decent interior, and was running and driving when purchased (but did neither well). Have been going through all the usual stuff (brakes, new carb, fuel lines, fuel pump, radiator, hoses, etc...)...
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    Leaf Spring "add-on leaf"?

    Gents, THX for the quick feedback and recommendations. Once I get all the "extra" springs removed from the leafs and the shocks, I'll see how the car site and re-assess what's next. -TeeScott
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    Leaf Spring "add-on leaf"?

    All, I recently purchased a 73" challenger 340 ralleye car that has various bolt-on type mods, but is in overall solid condition. Regarding the rear suspension: a PO added not just "helper"coil-over type springs on the shocks but also bolted on these "extra" leafs to the bottom of the spring...
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    Hello From BARDSTOWN KY

    All, Just posting a intro note as suggested by the administrator. I have been a member of the forabodiesonly forum the last few years as I was upgrading my 1974 Duster 360 clone car(which I still have). However, I came across a 1973 Ralleye optioned 340 auto Challenger in my local area a few...
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