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Offline Mpdlawdog

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Changing my 72 to 70 ta clone...emax style
« on: September 27, 2013 - 09:23:17 am »
 greetings....I just dragged this home...its a 72 340 4 speed yellow car originally....now ugly rootbeer brown....its going to be our father father son project...cant wait to get started!!
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Re: howdy..new guy....72 ralley 340 4 speed yellow challenger
« Reply #1 on: September 28, 2013 - 12:57:21 am »
Welcome to the site and good luck with your project! It looks pretty well complete and in decent shape and that'll save you tons.  :wave:

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Re: howdy..new guy....72 ralley 340 4 speed yellow challenger
« Reply #2 on: September 28, 2013 - 09:21:35 am »
Welcome to the site, and post lots of pics as you go  :bigsmile:


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Re: howdy..new guy....72 ralley 340 4 speed yellow challenger
« Reply #3 on: September 28, 2013 - 04:11:48 pm »
 :wave:  Welcome!

Looks solid and like a fun project!

Feel free to ask questions!  Lots of nice people around here!

1972 Dodge Challenger Rallye 340, AT, Code TB3=Super Blue, SBD=8/17/1971.  Yes, a Rallye without the fender louvers from the factory because of the body side molding option.

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Re: howdy..new guy....72 ralley 340 4 speed yellow challenger
« Reply #4 on: March 12, 2014 - 09:44:48 am »
had to add these pics...our hillbilly motor extraction :naughty:.....pulled her out of her winter home and put her into her new garage home...Well it was 70 here in Ohio yesterday.....had to take the day off so I could get some work done....on the car of course!!  Its 35 and starting to snow now  I HATE OHIO!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!  Worked on getting the frontend removed....had to cut the torsion bars to get them out...that was fun....K frame is ready to be dropped so I can rebuild the front end..and get it all nice and perty.....paint the engine bay...get the motor put together and put back in....and hit the road!

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Re: howdy..new guy....72 ralley 340 4 speed yellow challenger
« Reply #5 on: March 12, 2014 - 09:53:44 am »
wish I could keep it this low!!  motor is on the stand waiting to get put together....
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Re: howdy..new guy....72 ralley 340 4 speed yellow challenger
« Reply #6 on: March 12, 2014 - 09:57:23 am »
Great family project!

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Re: howdy..new guy....72 ralley 340 4 speed yellow challenger
« Reply #7 on: March 17, 2014 - 10:54:37 pm »
Nice progress!  :thumbsup:

At least you didn't pull the engine out the way these guys did!  :roflsmiley:

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1972 Dodge Challenger Rallye 340, AT, Code TB3=Super Blue, SBD=8/17/1971.  Yes, a Rallye without the fender louvers from the factory because of the body side molding option.

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Re: howdy..new guy....72 ralley 340 4 speed yellow challenger
« Reply #8 on: March 17, 2014 - 11:03:08 pm »
Looks like fun. :2thumbs:
I need to find one like that for a father son project...
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Re: howdy..new guy....72 ralley 340 4 speed yellow challenger
« Reply #9 on: March 18, 2014 - 01:15:16 am »
lol. Isn't that burnt orange when it gets old

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Re: howdy..new guy....72 ralley 340 4 speed yellow challenger
« Reply #10 on: March 18, 2014 - 09:15:30 am »
Welcome aboard... :wave:  Looks like a great family project. Keep us informed as you move forward. And post pics all along..  we love pics....    :picture: 
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Re: howdy..new guy....72 ralley 340 4 speed yellow challenger
« Reply #11 on: March 18, 2014 - 02:25:28 pm »
wow I thought us using a tractor was bad!!! 

the front end surgery went easy....had a harder time pulling the cotter pins out of the king bolts than actually taking the ball joints and steering parts apart.....
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Re: howdy..new guy....72 ralley 340 4 speed yellow challenger
« Reply #12 on: March 18, 2014 - 06:15:33 pm »
welcome even tho im a  :newbie:  why did you spring for low compression pistons?  70/71 would have been funner for the hillbilly runner.

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Re: howdy..new guy....72 ralley 340 4 speed yellow challenger
« Reply #13 on: March 18, 2014 - 06:24:47 pm »
welcome even tho im a  :newbie:  why did you spring for low compression pistons?  70/71 would have been funner for the hillbilly runner.

Ummm with over 12000 posts. . . . Newbie you are not!  Welcome to the site!   Sweet challenger!   Rallye dash, pistol grip!   Awesome! 

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Re: howdy..new guy....72 ralley 340 4 speed yellow challenger
« Reply #14 on: March 18, 2014 - 07:33:41 pm »
Well, im kind of a newbie, been missin in action for a while :cooldancing:  still that challenger is going to be a great f/s project.