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CC Central => Newb Intros => Topic started by: redracergt on October 12, 2005 - 11:50:16 pm

Title: Greetings Everyone!
Post by: redracergt on October 12, 2005 - 11:50:16 pm
This is my first time posting but I have been browsing this site for a little while now and have found it very informative. I am beginning to restore a '73 challenger, which is turning into quite the large project the more I take it apart but the love for these cars will keep me motivated and hopefully I will have a car as nice as the cars on this site.

Mark
Heres a pic of what it looked like when I began to take it apart.
Title: Re: Greetings Everyone!
Post by: redracergt on October 12, 2005 - 11:51:11 pm
oopps sorry about the picture size, how do I fix that?
Title: Re: Greetings Everyone!
Post by: Andrew on October 13, 2005 - 12:01:34 am
Nice car, whos is the '71?


Welcome to the site.
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Post by: Rev-It-Up on October 13, 2005 - 07:32:15 am
I fixed the pic for ya Redracer!  Welcome to the board. Looks like a great project!  What are your plans for it?  What engine, color and any other mods?

Glad to have you!
Title: Re: Greetings Everyone!
Post by: redracergt on October 13, 2005 - 12:32:27 pm
Thanks for the welcomes. The '71 in the background is mine also. It was bought from the showroom by my Great Grandma and passed throught the family until my mom got in an accident and wrecked the fender, valence and light bezel. So my dad bought all the parts to fix it and stored it in a garage where it sat for along time and rusted out pretty bad, never to get fixed. There is no trunk left and the frame in the back is barely together.But I did get a set of mint fender and a valence. The car does have a rare feature such as these seat, which I have only seen another car with them in a mopar mag. and they didnt even know how rare they were.
As for the car I'm building Its going to be hemi orange, no vinyl top, and probably just a 318 for now, but well see as I take apart both these motors. The one on the left is a 360  out of '75+ and the 318 is out of my '71. Here is a pic of the '71, its seats and the motors I have to work with.
Title: Re: Greetings Everyone!
Post by: 4Cruizn on October 13, 2005 - 12:36:07 pm
Welcome to cuda-challenger.com!  Great place here for everyone!!  Your cars look great!!  Awesome work you're doing!!  Yep just have to keep at it and sooner or later, it pays off!!  Winter is coming and that is a good time for me to work on a car!!  To bloody cold to go outside!!  Hope you enjoy the site and stop in with some progress whenever you get a chance! 
Title: Re: Greetings Everyone!
Post by: Tropicalcats on October 13, 2005 - 02:53:55 pm
Welcome aboard.

Your car looks great.

A couple ways to re-size pics go into or open your pics with your photo prgram and pick resize usally 800x600 or follow this link for more help.http://www.cuda-challenger.com/cc/index.php?topic=12011.0


You have found the best site for Cudas and Challengers
Title: Re: Greetings Everyone!
Post by: Street_Challenged73 on October 14, 2005 - 03:44:15 pm
Welcome to the site.  You have a nice starting point for a great car.  Have you chosen a color for it yet?
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Post by: 426HEMI on October 17, 2005 - 10:04:19 pm
Looks like you have a good body to start with.  Mine was a lot worse than yours.  It took me 2 years to get to this shape.  And I was proud of it when it was done and it turned a lot of heads.

Gordon
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Post by: 360 'CUDA on October 17, 2005 - 11:38:52 pm
Sweet

looks great
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Post by: hemi71 on October 20, 2005 - 06:00:04 am
Welcome to the site!

Thats a cool interior. make a nice car when done.