• 1973 Dodge Challenger

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    <div><a href="/1973/default.php" class="links"><b>Introduction</b></a></div>
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    <div><a href="/1973/interior.php" class="links"><b>Interior Specs</b></a></div>

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    <div><a href="/1973/exterior.php" class="links"><b>Exterior Specs</b></a></div>
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    <div><b>Drivetrain Specs</b></div>
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    <b>Drivetrain Specifications:</b> <br><br><i> Braking systems:</i>
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    <td>The Standard base model Challengers came with
    10 X 2.5 inch drum brakes in the front and rear. </td>
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    <td>Optional front vented disc brakes were still
    available, but this option now featured one piece rotors, which
    measured 10.75 inches with single piston, floating, pin type
    callipers, and these new rotors would not fit older models.
    When equipped with the front discs, 10 X 2.5 inch rear drums
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    <td><span><b><font color="#FFFFFF">Engines</font></b></span></td>
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    <i>Engine
    Options:</i><br><br>
    318 cubic inch, 2 barrel carb, making 150
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    340 cubic inch, 4 barrel carb, making 240
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    <br><i>Transmission Options:</i><br><table><tr>
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    <td>All models were equipped with standard A-230
    3 speed manual, with the option of the the A-833 4 speed manual
    or A-727 automatic transmission </td>
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    <td>All models came standard with a 8.75 inch housing
    with 3.23 :1 and 3.55:1 ratios, were the only ratios offered,
    and an option of "SureGrip" limited slip was available. </td>
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    <p><i>Option Packages:</i><br>

    Light Group (A01), included Ashtray lamp, trunk lamp, glove
    box lamp, map/courtesy lamp, ignition switch lamp w/time delay, time
    delay instrument panel floodlight, fender mounted turn signals except
    the R/T or 340 models, headlight-on reminder buzzer. <br>

    Basic Group (A04), included AM radio (upgrades could be ordered
    at differential price), power steering, left remote mirror, upgrades
    could be ordered at differential price, variable speed wipers and
    electric washers. <br>
    Performance Axle Package (A36), available on cars with 4bbl
    or multiple carburettors. Included 3.55:1 axle gears with Sure Grip
    in a 8.75 inch axle, heavy duty cooling and heavy duty suspension.
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    Floor Console (C16), two different center consoles were used
    on manual and automatic cars although they were very similar, and
    the automatic shift handle was changed to the "T" shaped shifter
    over the 1970 round shifter. <br>
    Rear Window Defroster (H31), 2dr hardtop models only. Included
    an electric heater and blower motor mounted under the rear shelf
    panel and blew up onto the rear window through a duct and vent.
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    Air Conditioning (H51), Belt driven R12 freon system, not
    available on 340 six pack, 440 six pack, or Hemi models. <br>

    Body Sill Mouldings (M25), wide sill mouldings. <br><br></p>
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