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  1. gpm6367

    gpm6367 Well-Known Member

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    Some of you may have noticed me lurking around here asking questions for the last week and a half. I’m not new to muscle cars having had examples from all of the big three. But when it comes to Mopar’s I’ve only had B body’s. I sold my last vintage Mopar back in 2013. I have been always been a fan of the EBodys and find myself more a Dodge guy. My daily driver is a 2010 FF Challenger R/T.

    I have been looking for so long I’d pretty much given up on finding a clean 383 4 spd R/T for a fair price. Well I finally pulled the trigger and wired payment for 71 383 4spd R/T.

    I’m a numbers guy who’s definitely a bit on the anal retentive side when it comes to originality. What strikes me most about this car is it appears completely unmolested, though an older restoration that was likely done in the 90s. Appears to have all its original metal and no rust. The car is correct right down to every option on the fender tag and it has a beautiful broadcast sheet that I plan to have completely decoded. While I dig high impact colors this one is gunmetal, which looks teal to me. Understated color, but I think it looks great. And it’s a hardtop which I prefer. All original powertrain.

    Anyway it’s paid for and the title is on its way to me. The car should be picked up on 19th and be here by months end. From Colorado to Joisey. I’m pumped...never even drove an Ebody...
     
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    congrats gpm! Man I love that color...they look great with body colored steelies and dog dishes. you have any pics? where did you find her??
     
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    Welcome to the site. Sounds like a great car. Post some pictures when it to it's new home.
     
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    440rush Well-Known Member

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    I forgot to ask about the other cars you've owned.
     
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    Sounds super cool! Looking forward to seeing the pics. Money in the bank
     
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    Thanks. Believe it or not in Hemmings. I thought she’d be gone by the time I called. While I love steelies and dog dish caps the broad sheet calls for the 14 in rallies that she’s wearing...
     
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    Mopars?
     
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    gpm6367 Well-Known Member

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    Fords?
     
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    gpm6367 Well-Known Member

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    Nice collection of cars.:thumbsup:
    Can’t wait to see the new Challenger
    And hello from Northern Jersey!
     
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    gpm6367 Well-Known Member

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    You have a good memory. I added the steelies and dog dish caps. Yes I’m out near Six Flags. All those cars are gone except the Torino, most were casualties of a cancer diagnosis then a divorce. The Viper was a passing fling, though an awesome ride. The 2010 Challenger is my daily driver just rolled over 100k.
     
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    oh i remember looking at that car online...sweet ride congrats! Did you fly out and look at it or get a 3rd party inspection?
    I sold a 72 Roadrunner to a guy in cream ridge...he also ended up buying my old demon too...he has a nice collection...if you see these riding around your neighborhood...they used to be mine MCR RR 005.jpg Demon0005.jpg
     
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    As I said an older restoration that’s held up well.
     
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    Nice Challenger, like that color:thumbsup:
     
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    Super cool Challenger! That's a color you don't see much of. I like it A LOT
     
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    gpm6367 Well-Known Member

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    Nice Challenger.