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1970 Challenger SE
« on: August 09, 2015 - 12:32:12 pm »
Hello All,

Here it is my `70 Challenger. It`s in a rough condition but being the only one in my country i decided to commit on this project.

I don`t know much about this car as it was modified over the time. the only thing i know is the original colour, the fact that it used to have a 318 V8 and that`s about it.

I am looking to buy MANY parts for this car but the process will be slow because the shipping expenses are not that compatible with the financial situation in here :)

If you guys know people that are willing to ship parts abroad, please let me know.
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Re: 1970 Challenger
« Reply #1 on: August 09, 2015 - 12:40:03 pm »
More pictures from the seller`s place. This car didn`t move for 15 years!!!

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Re: 1970 Challenger
« Reply #2 on: August 09, 2015 - 12:49:41 pm »
 :22yikes: :bricks1: YES!!! they cut off the roof trying to make it convertible...luckily, they had enough brain to weld some very strong metal bars in order not to twist the body!!!

YES!!! they made it RHD!!!
NO!!! it doesn`t have the original engine or transmission anymore...

1st time in a garage since 15-20 years:
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Re: 1970 Challenger
« Reply #3 on: August 09, 2015 - 01:01:34 pm »
Interesting! I wonder why they cut the inside door frame up?
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Re: 1970 Challenger
« Reply #4 on: August 09, 2015 - 03:39:35 pm »
Interesting! I wonder why they cut the inside door frame up?

I`m also curious...

anyway that`s not the biggest issue :)

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Re: 1970 Challenger
« Reply #5 on: August 09, 2015 - 03:51:46 pm »
Interesting, I see the car is RH drive , What part of the world are you in.? Welcome to the forum  :bigsmile:
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Re: 1970 Challenger
« Reply #6 on: August 09, 2015 - 04:48:31 pm »
Interesting, I see the car is RH drive , What part of the world are you in.? Welcome to the forum  :bigsmile:

Well, i live in Cyprus which is a small island in the Mediterranean sea. the island was once colonized by the British so we have most of their behavior including the driving on the wrong side. Official language: Greek  :icon16:


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Re: 1970 Challenger
« Reply #7 on: August 11, 2015 - 08:17:57 am »
Well, i live in Cyprus which is a small island in the Mediterranean sea. the island was once colonized by the British so we have most of their behavior including the driving on the wrong side. Official language: Greek  :icon16:
I never knew they made a RH drive E-body. Was this a modification too?

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Re: 1970 Challenger
« Reply #8 on: August 11, 2015 - 03:27:14 pm »
I never knew they made a RH drive E-body. Was this a modification too?

the car was modified many years ago. i will move it back to the left
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Re: 1970 Challenger
« Reply #9 on: August 12, 2015 - 10:36:43 am »
the car was modified many years ago. i will move it back to the left

Hard to tell but the dash pad appears be a mirror image of factory one though. Is it a custom piece made to look factory reversed?

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Re: 1970 Challenger
« Reply #10 on: August 13, 2015 - 02:43:59 am »
Hard to tell but the dash pad appears be a mirror image of factory one though. Is it a custom piece made to look factory reversed?

Mike

Yes, they used the original dash frame, cut it and weld it back together to fit somehow. after that, it was covered with some king of fluffy material and some vinyl on top.

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Re: 1970 Challenger
« Reply #11 on: August 13, 2015 - 07:00:29 am »
Yes, they used the original dash frame, cut it and weld it back together to fit somehow. after that, it was covered with some king of fluffy material and some vinyl on top.

well i took some pictures with my crappy blackberry bold...in the dark but here it is:


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Re: 1970 Challenger
« Reply #12 on: August 13, 2015 - 10:32:25 am »
Wow a lot of work there...
Good luck with your reconstruction.

Keep this sight open. There is lots of quality information available.  From oem restoration to custom builds
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Re: 1970 Challenger
« Reply #13 on: August 13, 2015 - 11:02:16 am »
Wow a lot of work there...
Good luck with your reconstruction.

Keep this sight open. There is lots of quality information available.  From oem restoration to custom builds

Be sure I`m having this site as a homepage :)

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Re: 1970 Challenger
« Reply #14 on: August 13, 2015 - 04:56:10 pm »
I wish you great success on your build.