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Offline dodj

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Re: Trying to find my dad's Plum Crazy Challenger T/A
« Reply #240 on: January 07, 2017 - 01:53:27 pm »
 :wow:
From no T/A's to owning two!
Scott
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Re: Trying to find my dad's Plum Crazy Challenger T/A
« Reply #241 on: January 07, 2017 - 03:28:01 pm »
This story still blows my mind ... what are the odds that both of those cars were still out there ... able to be found AND purchased?? It's almost beyond imagination that it has happened!  :2thumbs:
Cheers!
Tom
St Louis, MO

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Re: Trying to find my dad's Plum Crazy Challenger T/A
« Reply #242 on: January 07, 2017 - 04:27:01 pm »
This story still blows my mind ... what are the odds that both of those cars were still out there ... able to be found AND purchased?? It's almost beyond imagination that it has happened!  :2thumbs:

Should give you hope for reconnecting with some of your old cars....   
JS27N0B 70 Challenger R/T Convertible  FJ5 Sublime, Show Poodle w/90,000 miles since resto
WS27L8G 68 Coronet R/T Convertible  PP1 Bright Red, Project
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Re: Trying to find my dad's Plum Crazy Challenger T/A
« Reply #243 on: January 07, 2017 - 04:49:59 pm »
Congratulations!! (a Roll Tide even :) )

Looking forward to when you decide to begin the resto :thumbsup:

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Russ
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Re: Trying to find my dad's Plum Crazy Challenger T/A
« Reply #244 on: January 07, 2017 - 08:44:36 pm »
This is great news!!!  Big Congrats to you!!

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Re: Trying to find my dad's Plum Crazy Challenger T/A
« Reply #245 on: January 08, 2017 - 05:39:10 am »
Amazing x2 ! Great to hear you got it!  :o
Brad
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Re: Trying to find my dad's Plum Crazy Challenger T/A
« Reply #246 on: January 08, 2017 - 02:22:24 pm »
Should give you hope for reconnecting with some of your old cars....

Randy, that's a nice thought :grinyes:

One I won't be reconnecting with was a '68 Super Bee ... a beautiful car, turquoise over white, 383 4-speed ... guy who bought it from me blew the motor and abandoned it ... city picked it up and it was claimed by the fire department ... yep, they deliberately burned that beauty down to the ground for training :crying:



Anyway, I digress ... back to you Koby and your amazing journey finding your Dad's T/A's ...
Cheers!
Tom
St Louis, MO

Former owner of 16 classic Mopars. "It is better to have owned (Mopars) and lost then to have never owned at all" (apologies to Alfred Lord Tennyson)

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Re: Trying to find my dad's Plum Crazy Challenger T/A
« Reply #247 on: January 13, 2017 - 12:26:13 am »
Hey guys, I found some car part invoices on the passenger side of car (between door and dash dated 1977. It had a name on it. I looked him up and called him. Nice guy. He owned car from 1974-2014. He sent me these vintage pics and this history. Hope you enjoy.

"We got married April 1974. Thats the pics with the stock wheels.
I got back from Viet Nam in Mid-1975 and got the indies.
Moved to California and blew the engine when a nut from the air breather went into the piston.
Got the engine rebuilt and moved back to Oklahoma when I was discharged from the Marine Corps, 1977.
Started college at OU and had the paint and body work done, got tired of getting tickets because my tires extended beyond the body. Cops in Norman were a pain in the a**. The hood was reinforced when I had the body work done because it was warping. If you look at your pictures youll see the hood has start to bow up.
The crunch in the hood was by from a frat rat at OU with no insurance.
We moved back to California in 1984 and I spun a main bearing in 1985 blowing the motor again.
Its been garaged or towed from state to state since then."















Koby
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Re: Trying to find my dad's Plum Crazy Challenger T/A
« Reply #248 on: March 07, 2017 - 12:13:49 pm »
 :2thumbs: amazing .
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