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Offline ToxicWolf

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Re: 1970 Challenger
« Reply #15 on: August 13, 2015 - 09:22:45 pm »
That really is a big job.  I think it's great you're taking it on.  :clapping:




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Re: 1970 Challenger
« Reply #16 on: August 14, 2015 - 12:24:02 pm »
 :iagree: It's a big job, but in the end it will worth it. We also have the added shipping costs...  :villagers:

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Re: 1970 Challenger
« Reply #17 on: August 14, 2015 - 05:35:07 pm »
Good luck on this project. As mentioned before shipping costs on parts will be an issue. I would think ocean freight to be best and most economical. We have shipped parts or almost whole cars worth of parts all over the world. Closest place we've shipped by Cyprus would be Qatar, Egypt and Saudi Arabi, Italy.
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Re: 1970 Challenger
« Reply #18 on: August 15, 2015 - 04:02:53 am »
Good luck on this project. As mentioned before shipping costs on parts will be an issue. I would think ocean freight to be best and most economical. We have shipped parts or almost whole cars worth of parts all over the world. Closest place we've shipped by Cyprus would be Qatar, Egypt and Saudi Arabi, Italy.

Another option would be to ship parts to Romania. There is a small possibility that i will fix the body in there as we don`t really have any real specialists on this island :)

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« Reply #19 on: August 18, 2015 - 08:47:07 am »
true,  good option to have. let us know when your ready if we can assist you.
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70 FK5 Challenger RT/SE
70 FC7 70 Road Runner - Sold
71 FM3 Challenger RT
71 Cuda (in process for restoration)
73 F8 Challenger
1990 XJ - sold
2000 Dakota Quad Cab
2010 Ram Crew Cab 2500 4wd - sold
2015 Ram Crew Cab 2500 4wd Black Out

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Re: 1970 Challenger
« Reply #20 on: August 19, 2015 - 06:04:19 am »
true,  good option to have. let us know when your ready if we can assist you.

Absolutely! I`m getting the metal parts from Germany and most probably, mid next year i will start ordering stuff from USA. i will absolutely need all of your support on this

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Re: 1970 Challenger
« Reply #21 on: August 31, 2015 - 03:24:26 pm »
Hello all,

Finally today i managed to contact the mopar shop from Germany and get an updated quotation for the parts i need. Obviously, the prices are higher as the Dollar got almost to the same lever with the Euro but i will survive. Also, i managed to get my hands on a 900 pages repair manual and a 350 pages body manual.
There is nothing much to say at the moment but i will keep posting once in a while even if nothing happens  :working:

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Re: 1970 Challenger
« Reply #22 on: August 31, 2015 - 03:27:42 pm »
there is tons of information online, especially here. I have owned and worked E bodies since the mid-late 1970's and I still have to jump online to look things up. Manuals are great to have as well; just bought the manuals for my 1973 Cuda 2 weeks ago.
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9 x Challengers. AAR Cuda, 4 RR, 2 GTX, 4 Chargers, etc... (too many to list)

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Re: 1970 Challenger
« Reply #23 on: August 31, 2015 - 04:15:56 pm »
hey BAM  :wave:

keep an eye on ebay.de for Challenger parts.
I dealt with moparshop and that didn`t always make me smile...
I`m not sure if there`s anything closer to you to get parts ( maybe France or Switzerland..? ) But if not I would try Sixpack Speedshop in the Netherlands.
Great to deal with, lots in stock, better prices and you actually get someone on the phone that knows his mopars instead of a friendly girl with a nice voice. 
Good luck with your project  :2thumbs:
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Re: 1970 Challenger
« Reply #24 on: September 01, 2015 - 02:38:00 am »
hey BAM  :wave:

keep an eye on ebay.de for Challenger parts.
I dealt with moparshop and that didn`t always make me smile...
I`m not sure if there`s anything closer to you to get parts ( maybe France or Switzerland..? ) But if not I would try Sixpack Speedshop in the Netherlands.
Great to deal with, lots in stock, better prices and you actually get someone on the phone that knows his mopars instead of a friendly girl with a nice voice. 
Good luck with your project  :2thumbs:

Dutch, (sorry because it's another thread), does any of these shops sell leaf springs with height, higher than stock? Because I can't get the ESPO leaf springs I want, shipped to Greece from the U.S.

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Re: 1970 Challenger
« Reply #25 on: September 01, 2015 - 04:15:43 am »
 :dunno:  give em a call....
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Re: 1970 Challenger
« Reply #26 on: September 05, 2015 - 03:17:23 am »
hey BAM  :wave:

keep an eye on ebay.de for Challenger parts.
I dealt with moparshop and that didn`t always make me smile...
I`m not sure if there`s anything closer to you to get parts ( maybe France or Switzerland..? ) But if not I would try Sixpack Speedshop in the Netherlands.
Great to deal with, lots in stock, better prices and you actually get someone on the phone that knows his mopars instead of a friendly girl with a nice voice. 
Good luck with your project  :2thumbs:

Hello Dutch,

Obviously, I`m keeping a eye on ebay but i`m also searching for all the possible shops in Europe. I will be contacting Sixpack one of this days to see what thy have as i cannot find the new parts on their website.

I planned to start buying the major body parts this month but i will not be able due to an unexpected major spending :)

Anyway, today i will visit the car together with my "body guy" which will appraise the work he will need to get done and tell me which parts he needs first.

Will keep you posted on any news

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Re: 1970 Challenger
« Reply #27 on: September 06, 2015 - 03:50:01 pm »
I feel this will be very interesting thread to follow. A lot of work is to be done to this modified RH open-top Challenger  :scared:
Best of luck! It's great that you have committed to it.

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Re: 1970 Challenger
« Reply #28 on: September 08, 2015 - 06:24:04 am »
Great news for today :)

i have this car for about 2 years but never actually had it`s documents. Thanks to the police department, we were able to locate the original owner of the car and we found out a beautiful story:

The car was unregistered in 1986 and sold to a mobster which modified it the way it is today. The guy never transferred the car on his name and thanks God for that because he got shot and killed. The LADY that owned the car, used to work for Chrysler 26 years and it was her biggest joy having this car. They removed the engine because they used to fill the tank with Kerosene as it was cheaper and eventually destroyed the engine.

Today when we called the woman, she told us that in the morning she was looking at pictures of her daughter sitting on the car and she busted into tears when she heard why we are calling her.

We will meet the lady this days and hopefully i will get some pictures from back in the 70`s

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Re: 1970 Challenger
« Reply #29 on: September 08, 2015 - 07:30:14 am »
that`s a really cool ... doesn`t get much better  :2thumbs:
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