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Offline Koby

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Trying to find my dad's Plum Crazy Challenger T/A
« Reply #60 on: January 11, 2013 - 12:28:32 PM »
I have had one gentleman contact me about writing a story, but he didn't say who he writes for. I wouldn't mind MCG contacting me, but I'm not really into soliciting a story for myself. I also didn't see any contact info for them except for the store part of it.
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« Reply #61 on: January 11, 2013 - 04:08:43 PM »
Hey, Koby, I'm the one who contacted you. I'm a free-lancer, not associated with any particular magazine.


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Re: Trying to find my dad's Plum Crazy Challenger T/A
« Reply #62 on: January 15, 2013 - 12:33:17 AM »
I snapped this pic in Alb NM at a show at a bldg in the State fair grounds 1990 give or take a year. Car was purple with a white top and stripes, and a gull wing spoiler. The hood was purple. Note the rims too.


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Re: Trying to find my dad's Plum Crazy Challenger T/A
« Reply #63 on: January 15, 2013 - 12:30:05 PM »
I snapped this pic in Alb NM at a show at a bldg in the State fair grounds 1990 give or take a year. Car was purple with a white top and stripes, and a gull wing spoiler. The hood was purple. Note the rims too.


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Wow, thanks, sure seems like it could be the same car.  Now that I have found the car and purchased it, I'm about to start trying to learn the ownership history.
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Re: Trying to find my dad's Plum Crazy Challenger T/A
« Reply #64 on: January 15, 2013 - 12:51:54 PM »
I'm guessing the above picture is not the same car.
My guess is that the above picture is not a real T/A. The hood appears to be a steel hood with a scoop added, there is no side exhaust and the wrong rear spoiler which would used totally different holes in the deck lid.
Also if someone ordered the custom white stripes, if the got the engine call outs as well like your Father's car, then they would have most likely put them on at the same time.  :2cents:
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« Reply #65 on: January 22, 2013 - 03:21:07 PM »
Look what I found. More to come once daylight arrives.

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« Reply #66 on: January 22, 2013 - 03:48:46 PM »
Fantasic congratulations  :2thumbs:
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Re: Trying to find my dad's Plum Crazy Challenger T/A
« Reply #67 on: January 23, 2013 - 08:17:33 AM »
Look what I found. More to come once daylight arrives.




Where and when was that pic taken?  Was that in Japan?  :clueless:
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« Reply #68 on: January 23, 2013 - 08:59:16 AM »
Great story!  Kudos to Barry for hooking you up.  He's a great person for keeping that Registry alive and he is missed around here.
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« Reply #69 on: January 23, 2013 - 02:44:59 PM »


Yes sir I'm in Japan, purchased the car and it will be at the port today, ready to make its journey back to where it belongs.
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Re: Trying to find my dad's Plum Crazy Challenger T/A
« Reply #70 on: January 23, 2013 - 03:33:58 PM »
He looks happy to see you....depending on which one is you... :roflsmiley:
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« Reply #71 on: January 23, 2013 - 03:42:15 PM »
He looks happy to see you....depending on which one is you... :roflsmiley:

That's my buddy that came with me.  You truly need mental counseling.
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Re: Trying to find my dad's Plum Crazy Challenger T/A
« Reply #72 on: January 23, 2013 - 04:13:32 PM »
Well then you both look happy....I thought maybe you would take a picture with the current owner ... :picture: to capture the moment.
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« Reply #73 on: January 23, 2013 - 04:31:50 PM »
Here ya go, the image hasn't been transferred to my phone yet.


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« Reply #74 on: January 23, 2013 - 04:38:43 PM »
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Well then you both look happy....I thought maybe you would take a picture with the current owner ... :picture: to capture the moment.

Ok, now we know what the new owner looks like.  Smart move anlauto.  Congratulations rxapple on finding and reacquiring your dad'd old car.  Great story!
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