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Todd Jackson

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Hi gang...new at the Mopar thing. I have a '71 Challenger on the operating table in my garage. Came with a bone stock 318 and the 9xx tranny...have a hopped 340 and 727 ready to go. In the midst of body stripping and POR 15 treatment. Rust is manageable.

I need a drivers side front fender, front and rear bumpers, and a rear dual exhaust valence to complete the R/T clone transformation....interior is the side project...buckets are from other cars and center console....

looking to media blast the body and finish with a lime paint job, black stripes, and blacked out front and rear grills....any guidance/ advice is welcome! Thanks - Todd J

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I have redone the entire front suspension and disc brake conversion...rear is a Ford 9" with 4.11...came that way.
Need a rear right frame rail replacement from the gas tank - back. All other structural issues are patches.....
 

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:welcome: to FEBO from New Jersey
Like the color. The 340 will be a fun engine.
Keep us posted on your nice looking Challenger project
 

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Thanks....will add a few more pics soon...getting cold here in the Northeast. Time for inside time w the car!
 

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Anyone have a good video on how to remove the chrome trim around the vinyl top?
 

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Welcome from NW CT just down the road. Keep us updated on your progress with that cool Challenger man...
 

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Took a few days off this week for some Challenger time.....I am working my way up to have someone come media blast it here in my driveway. Any ideas on this welcome....I bought a bench top blaster so I can do the small stuff....removed the rear right frame rail. That is the worst of the structure rot on this car. The rest will need some patches.

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Welcome to the site Todd from Michigan. Don't know how I missed your original posting back in Nov. I also have a '71 340 in GK6.
 

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Welcome to the site Todd from Michigan. Don't know how I missed your original posting back in Nov. I also have a '71 340 in GK6.
Share a pic! Would like to see what you did with the bumpers and grill....
 

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Cool car!
I can just barely make out half the fender tag on the one picture.
Can you post a pic of the fender tag?
I see V5x on your tag and on the car. Are you putting the v5x back on the car? If not, i'm into them........
 

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Share a pic! Would like to see what you did with the bumpers and grill....
Mine is a non R/T but it is optioned out like an R/T. The grill is an NOS which was on it when I got the car back in '89. When I recently restored the car I didn't paint the black area which would be correct for an R/T.
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