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I've got a 1970 dodge challenger andi'm hoping to have it rebuilt. Any suggestions on rebuilding it.

Old 01-29-2007, 05:45 PM
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I've got a 1970 dodge challenger and hoping to have it rebuilt. Any suggestions will be appreciated. My dad had passed it down to me when i was 12 yrs old. i'm now 14 and hoping to have it rebuilt by July 4th of next year for a car for me to drive to high school and to have a local car shows.
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Old 01-30-2007, 06:09 AM
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Lets see some pictures if you have them. And let us know what your plans are and what you need. I own a 71 and am always looking on e-bay and other sites for parts. You and your father could not of picked a more unique car for you to drive to school. You will find the myth and legend of this car is one of speed and muscle. It does'nt matter what power plant you have, all they see is Challenger, And that means speed. Enjoy the car and let us know how we can help.
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Old 01-30-2007, 12:27 PM
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Default RE: I've got a 1970 dodge challenger andi'm hoping to have it rebuilt. Any suggestions on rebuilding it.

It's nice to see younger people having musclecars. I was 16 when I bought a 68 Charger rt in 1996. That car was a mess, the only that was strong in the car was the engine. I had to replace just about everything on that car, but it was well worth it. It's was definitly an eye turner

Give us a little more info on the challenger, and what kind of shape it's in? Has it been sitting in storage for a long time? From there we might be able to offer some more assistance.

For the basics off the top of my head just for driveability consider these items:
Replace all fluids in the car
Upgrade suspension like a complete bushing kit.
Replace all tires depending on how old they are.
Rebuild carb.

Depending when the last time it has been in driving condition.
Rebuild motor
Exhaust depending on condition
Might have to replace gas tank and sending unit
Possibly rear end

Hope this helps some and good luck. Keep us informed

Jeremy
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It used to be a stock drag car. All thats left is the body, frame, axles, doors, hood, trunk, front end, and rear end. It has no dents, minor scratches, and some rust on the frame. The last time it was driven was in 1990. It was a trophey winner. Its been sitting outside since 1992. I'm going to my mom and dad's this weekend and will get some pictures of the car, the scratches, and the areas where parts are missing.
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It looks like you're going to have your hands full on this one. All I can say at this point is SAVE SAVE SAVE, every birthday and Xmas ask for parts.

Get some pics of everything if you can like interior, engine bay, undercarriage, all panels.

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Default RE: I've got a 1970 dodge challenger andi'm hoping to have it rebuilt. Any suggestions on rebuilding it.

i appreciate all the help everyone is giving me. i got 1 pic of the challenger before my camera broke. i can get some more pics thes weekend when i go bak down to my mom and dads this weekend.
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Default RE: I've got a 1970 dodge challenger andi'm hoping to have it rebuilt. Any suggestions on rebuilding it.

wat kind of transmission would i need for a mopar 383 big block engine.
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Default RE: I've got a 1970 dodge challenger andi'm hoping to have it rebuilt. Any suggestions on rebuilding it.

i got my mirada when i was 16, and tons of people doubted that it would ever get out of its own way...

youll want to run a 727 mopar trans.
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Default RE: I've got a 1970 dodge challenger andi'm hoping to have it rebuilt. Any suggestions on rebuilding it.

i got my mirada when i was 16, and tons of people doubted that it would ever get out of its own way...
I have to agree with you. When I was 16 I bought a 68 Charger RT. Everything needed to be replaced on it except the motor. Everyone thought it was a mistake to buy it, I would've done the same thing if I could do it over again. Except I had to sell it, when I got into an accident because some woman ran a stop sign. I was heart broken until and got the challenger, now it was just a great memory



If you want an auto go with the 727 trans.
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