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How many chances in a lifetime do you get to actually own one of the rarest muscle cars ever produced? The answer is "not many". However, for this (1 of 4), matching #s and (2) Build Sheets 1970 Dodge Coronet R/T 426 HEMI 4-speed, you will have one and only one more chance to own it. I have struggled long and hard on what I should do with this incredibly rare Mopar and have decided to make this car available one time for those individuals who feel that they have the finances to do this car justice with a professional restoration. I simply can not do it. Yes, I know that this same car was for sale twice previously on Ebay and did not sell. However, I feel that the lack of information and photo documentation was the reason for a no sale. You will not find those issues this time as I have a tremendous amount of information and photos available for all perspective buyers. So dont let this chance pass you by.

First, I have just had Galen Govier authenticate that the engine and transmission are indeed original to the car.

Second, please note that this is a "REGULAR AUCTION" and "NOT A PRIVATE AUCTION" like so many others are doing for some unknown reason. (I could speculate but will not.)

Finally, please check my FEEDBACK and you will see that it is 100%.

According to Musclecarclub.com, the 1970 Dodge Coronet R/T 426 Hemi was the 15th rarest muscle car built with production figures of only (13). When you break that down by automatics and 4-speeds, the 70 Hemi Coronet is tied for 4th with only (4) produced. This auction is for (1) of those (4) 4-speeds. Here is the web page confirming this information:

http://www.musclecarclub.com/musclecars/general/musclecars-rarest.shtml

Additionally, I have been told by a Mopar expert that this particular car was the 1st one built of the (4) produced. If it is possible to make this car even more collectable, I have also been told that two of the options that this car has, the V88 option (transverse stripe delete) as well as the R22 option (AM Radio with 8-track), are both very rare options and make this car even more desirable.

At the Barrett Jackson Auction on January 24, 2003, one of the other (4) 1970 Hemi Coronet 4-speeds sold for $179,800. This should give you an idea as to what other collectors feel the value of one of these (4) Hemi cars is in todays market. Here is the Barrett Jackson site:

http://www.barrett-jackson.com/auctionresults/common/cardetail.asp?id=173137

At this point, I have not touched this car. It is a matching numbers car with (2) build sheets and the fender tag still intact.

The following information relates to the history that I have on this incredibly rare HEMI car:

On March 02, 1970, the car was sold from Fremont Dodge in Fremont California to Bernardo Ballesteros (owner #1) who lived in Fremont California. The car was sold sometime in 1979 to Lane Rivers (owner #2). Lane Rivers owned the car from 1979 till 1983 when he sold the car to Robert Cameron (owner #3). Robert Cameron owned the car from 1983 till 2000 when he sold the car to Dan Shinnick (owner #4). Dan Shinnick owned the car from 2000 till 2001 when he sold the car to Clayton Keates (owner #5). Clayton Keates owned the car from 2001 till February of 2004 when he sold the car to me, Al Barlow (owner #6), in Thomaston Maine. This particular Hemi car has resided in California its entire life until I purchased it and transported here to Maine in February of 2004. It was last registered in 1984, at which time it was garaged and the engine was pulled. The car sat until 2000 when the owner, Robert Cameron, had the engine rebuilt by Ronald Osborne. The rebuilt hemi engine was then reinstalled back into the car. The car was then sold to Clayton Keates in 2002, who continued to store the car until it was purchased by myself.

 

When I received my documentation from the previous owner Clayton Keates, there were (2) letters from Roland Osborne to Robert Cameron (owner number 3). It seems that Roland Osborne worked for Chrysler Power Magazine and/or Chrysler Performance Parts Association. In the letter, he talks about rebuilding the 426 Hemi engine and states: "I have been gone for 8 weeks and can't tell you for sure on a completion date. However, I am planning to do a Street Hemi Restoration feature on your motor for the next issue so that will guarantee that you will have the motor before the next mag." I assume he is talking about the Chrysler Power Magazine. Also, Roland Osborne mentions who did what to the engine when it was rebuilt.

Heads, valve job, pistons and block work were done by "Dick Landy;"

Balancing was done by the "Balance Shop;"

The crankshaft was repaired by the "Crankshaft Grinder."

Tear down and assembly by "Roland Osborne;"

The following information relates to the decode of the Body Tag:

202 SCHEDULED PRODUCTION DATE

2 FEBRUARY

02 2ND DAY OF FEBRUARY

A01 69-71 LIGHT PACKAGE $26.55

Glove Box Lock, Map/Courtesy Lamp, Reading and Dome Lamp, Glove Box Lamp, Ash Receiver Lamp, Cargo Compartment Lamp, Trunk Compartment Lamp, Hood/Fender Turn Signal Lights, Rear Door Dome Lamp Switch, Ignition Switch Lamp w/Timer, Headlamp-on Buzzer, Headlamp Switch Lamp w/Timer.

A33 69-71 TRACK PAK $142.85

3:54 Axle Ratio w/9.75" DANA 60 Axle, Sure Grip, Maximum Cooling, 7-Blade Torque Drive Fan and HEMI Suspension. Available w/426 & 440 Engines with 4-Speed Transmission Only! N/A with Air Conditioning.

A62 69-71 RALLYE INSTRUMENT CLUSTER $90.30

Trip Odometer, 150 MPH Speedometer, Instrument Panel Woodgrain, Tachometer, Clock, Fuel, Oil & Temperature Gauges, Ampmeter, 3-Speed/Variable Wipers.


C55 69-71 BUCKET SEAT

D21 69-71 4-SPEED MANUAL TRANS-FLOOR SHIFT A833 $197.25

E74 69-71 426 8 CYL 2-4BBL 425hp RB FAMILY CODE $718.05


EF8 69-70 IVY GREEN METALLIC UPPER CHRYSLER # AY2EF8

EF8 69-70 IVY GREEN METALLIC LOWER CHRYSLER # AY2EF8

END END OF SALES CODES ON A FENDER TAG

D6X9 D TRIM GRADE DELUXE

6 BUCKET, VINYL

X9 BLACK

J25 69-71 W/SHIELD WIPERS-3 SPD/VARIABLE

L31 69-71 TURN SIGNAL LITE-HOOD/FENDER

M21 69-71 DRIP RAIL MOLDINGS

N85 69-71 TACHOMETER $68.45

N95 70-70 EVAPORATIVE EMISSION CONTROL $37.85

N96 69-71 CARB FRESH AIR PACKAGE RAMCHARGER DODGE $73.30

R22 69-71 RADIO-AM W/STEREO 8 TRACK 10 WATT $196.25

TX9 UPPER DOOR COLOR BLACK

V88 V8 69-71 SPORT STRIPES TRANSVERSE TAPE

8 69-71 DELETE


WS23ROG

W DODGE CORONET

S SPECIAL

23 2-DOOR HDTP

R 426 2-4BBL HP 8 CYL RB FAMILY

0 1970

G ST. LOUIS, MO. USA

The following information relates to the decode of the BROADCAST SHEET:

THE BROADCAST SHEET DECODE WAS BASED ON INFORMATION FROM THE 69-71 MOPAR BROADCAST SHEET DECODER MANUAL WRITTEN BY JAKE HARE

Series Header: F Series 1970

Line 1 and Box:

1 0040152 Job sequence number

2 202 278786

202 Monday, February 02, 1970 Scheduled Production Date

278786 Vehicle Order Number

3 WS Dodge Coronet B-Body Special Class

4 23 2-Door Hardtop

5 R 426 2-4BBL HP 8 Cylender Hemi Family RB

6 0 1970 Model Year

7 G St. Louis, Mo. Assembly Plant

8 184743 Assembly Plant Sequential Number

9 Y05 Built to US Specifications

12 Y14 Sold Car 1969 - 1971

Line 2 and Box:

1 74 426-2-4BBL 425hp V8 HEMI Engine

2 21 Heavy Duty 4-Speed Manual Transmission

4 56 3.55:1 Axle Ratio

5 1 Sure Grip

6 T87 F70 X 14 RWL Tires

10 D6 Trim Grade Deluxe Vinyl Bucket Seats

10 X9 Black Interior

11 TX9 Black Upper Door Color

12 V01 Single Tone Paint Scheme

13 EF8 Ivy Green Metallic Body Paint

14 EF8 Ivy Green Metallic Roof Paint

Line 3 and Box:

1 315 Non Power Steering Column Floor Shift

1 X9 Black Steering Column

1 1005 Non Tilt, Signal Lever

2 16 Simulated Wood Steering Wheel

2 TT Wood Grain

3 47 Horn Cap, With Wood Grain Wheel

3 X9 Black Horn Cap

4 56 426 Hemi Part# 2998956

5 86 Inlet Hose 70-71 426 Hemi

6 76 Dual Alt. Pulley 37 Amp Part# 3438176

7 16 7-Blade Fan Part# 2863216

8 70 Fan Spacer Part# 2806070 Torque

9 69 70 Amp Battery

10 88 Transverse Stripe Delete

Line 4 and Box:

1 27 Vacuum Fitting

2 112 426-2-4BBL 425hp V8 HEMI Engine

3 00 Carter AFB Dual Hemi Carburetors 4742S Front 4745S Rear

4 676 Heavy Duty 4-Speed Manual Transmission

5 36 Speedometer Pinion, Red, Part# 2538936

6 581 Propeller Shaft Code. B-Body Type 7290. Part # 2996581. Length 50.96 Diameter 3.25

7 082 3.55:1 Axle Ratio Sure Grip

8 17 Last (2) Digits of Wheel Part # 3420978

9 EF8 Ivy Green Metallic Wheel Paint

10 17 14X6 Rims Part# 3420978

11 89 Standard Hub Cap Stainless Steel

12 94 1970 B-Body Hemi Frame

13 62 Ft. Sway Bar .88 IDA. Part# 2835862

14 56 B-Body Front Firm Ride Shocks

15 92 B-Body Rear Firm Ride Shocks

16 23 B-Body Front Drum Brakes 11"

Line 5 and Box:

1 780 Left Torsion Bar

1 781 Right Torsion Bar

2 794 Left Rear Spring 6 leaves

2 964 Right Rear Spring 5 Leaves Plus Two springs

3 53 B-Body Manual Transmission Standard Brakes

4 21 B-Body Manual Transmission Standard Clutch

5 31 Emission Decal Part # 3512031 426 ci

6 68 Tire Pressure Decal Part# 3402067 F60x15

7 00 Left Exhaust 426 Hemi Dual Exhaust

7 70 Right Exhaust 426 Hemi Dual Exhaust

8 20 Left Tail Pipe 426 Hemi Dual Exhaust

8 09 Right Tail Pipe 426 Hemi Dual Exhaust

9 BM5 Low Car Height

10 51 Extra Part Numbers - Unknown

10 09 Extra Part Numbers - Unknown

10 84 Extra Part Numbers - Unknown

Line 6 and Box:

A 01 Light Package

A 33 3.54:1 Dana 60 Track Package

A 62 Rallye Instrument Cluster Package

B 31 11" HD Manual Drum Brakes

C 15 Deluxe Seat Belts

C 33 Rear Armrests

C 65 Air Foam Bench Seat Cushions

C 83 Heavy Duty Rear Seat Springs

Line 7 and Box:

F 25 70-A/H 440 Red Cap Battery

F 96 Oil Pressure/Temperature Gauge

G 11 Tinted Glass - All

G 41 Inside Day/Night Mirror

H 11 Front Heater With Defroster

Line 8 and Box:

J 11 Glove Box Lock

J 15 Cigarette Lighter

J 25 3-Speed Variable Wipers

J 31 Dual Horns

J 41 Pedal Dress Up

J 64 Wood Grain Instrument Panel

Line 9 and Box:

L 05 Map Courtesy Light

L 11 Glove Box Light

L 15 Ash Tray Light

L 25 Trunk Compartment Light

L 31 Fender/Hood Turn Indicators

M 21 Roof Drip Rail Moldings

M 26 Wheel Lip Molding

M 42 Front End Molding

M 46 Simulated Quarter Pan Scoop

M 6?

M 72 Head Lamp On Signal

M 76 Extra Controls Lamp

Line 10 and Box:

N 42 Chrome Exhaust Tips

N 51 Maximum Engine Cooling Less Fan

N 65 7-Blade Clutch Door Fan

N 85 Tachometer

N 95 NOX Exhaust Emissions Control

N 96 Carburetor Fresh Air Package - Shaker Hood

R 22 AM Radio With 8-Track

R 31 Rear Seat Speaker

Line 11 and Box:

S 13 Rallye Suspension With Sway Bar

S 23 Monroe Shocks 13/16 - 3/8

S 81 Simulated Wood Rim Steering Wheel

The following IS GENERAL information:

THOUGHT TO BE THE 1ST OF (4) 1970 DODGE CORONET R/T 426 HEMI 4-SPEED CARS PRODUCED.


PURCHASED NEW AT: FREMONT Dodge

FREMONT, CA. 94537-5006

PRODUCTION FIGURES

THE PRODUCTION FIGURES WERE TAKEN FROM THE CHRYSLER CORPORATION PRODUCTION OPTION CODE BOOK 1969-1971 FOURTH PRINTING JAN. 1996 WRITTEN BY GALEN GOVIER.

VIN YEAR MODEL BODY STYLE REMARKS AMOUNT *

WS23R0- 1970 CORONET R/T 2 DOOR HDTP 426-8 13 S

WS23R0- 1970 CORONET R/T 2 DOOR HDTP 4SPD 4 S

WS23R0- 1970 CORONET R/T 2 DOOR HDTP AUTO 9 S

* S SHIPMENT - USA ORDERED

VIN NUMBER WS23R0G184743

W DODGE CORONET B-BODY

S SPECIAL PRICE CLASS

23 2-DOOR HARDTOP

R 426 2-4BBL HP 8 CYL HEMI FAMILY RB

0 1970

G ST. LOUIS, MO. ASSEMBLY PLANT

184743 SEQUENCE NUMBER

BASE PRICE:

WS23 2 DOOR HARDTOP V8 $3,569.000

ENGINE CASTING AND ID NUMBERS AND DATE CODES

ID STAMPING 0G184743 MATCHES

Casting Number 2468330-2 MATCHES

CASTING DATE 5 19 69 MATCHES

ID NUMBERS 10 23 69 MATCHES

F

MM426205565481 MATCHES

INTAKE MANIFOLD CASTING NUMBER

Casting Number 2780543 MATCHES

CYLINDER HEAD CASTING NUMBER

Casting Number 2780559 MATCHES

Mopar Carter AFB Carburetor ID Numbers

ID Number FRONT AFB 4742S MATCHES

ID Number REAR AFB 4745S MATCHES

EXHAUST MANIFOLD CASTING NUMBERS

CASTING NUMBER PASS 2780508 MATCHES

CASTING NUMBER DRIVER 3418453 MATCHES

WATER PUMP

CASTING NUMBER 2780987 MATCHES


DISTRIBUTOR ID NUMBER

ID NUMBER 2875987 NOT MATCHING

TRANSMISSION CASTING AND ID NUMBERS

CASTING NUMBER C 99129 H MATCHES

ID NUMBER 0G784743 MATCHES

REAR END ID NUMBERS MATCHES

ID NUMBER DATE 12 16 9 12-16-69

BILL OF MATERIAL 603109 2

LIMITED SLIP TAG USE LIMITED SLIP DIFF LUBE ONLY

RATIO TAG 3.54:1

ALTERNATOR ID NUMBERS NOT MATCHING

I DO HAVE THE ORIGINAL NEEDING TO BE RESTORED

STARTER ID NUMBERS NOT MATCHING

I DO HAVE THE ORIGINAL NEEDING TO BE RESTORED

TIRE TYPE AND SIZE

FIRESTONE WIDE OVAL - RAISED WHITE LETTER F70-14

Mopar Factory Shipping Weights

DODGE CORONET R/T 3,573 LBS


If you are a serious buyer, I have MANY MORE photos of this Hemi car. Please email me directly at:

albarlow@adelphia.net

and I will send you a link to a site where I have (156) photos of the car.



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So you are selling it?? ??? ??? :'( :'(

LB

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Hey Al.  Saw it up on eBay.  Hope you get a good price for her....she sure is pretty!  
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Hey Al,
Glad to see you got the car.  Heres why people are putting on private auction lately.  You can email people who are bidding on your car, and try to sell them your car, if you hold a regular auction, a private prevents that.  Heres another thing that happened to me personally.  Guy bids on my car (on no reserve) then somebody else writes him and tells him the car is junk, then in turn trys to win the auction at the end  for a lower price, after bad mouthing my car, and driving the price lower.  Just a few scenarios of why people put private auctions on.  Also , on high dollar cars, some bidders dont like to be exposed as well, for various reasons.

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Saw it on eBay as well, looks good! It'll definitely make quite a pretty penny.

It would have been cool to see this car at Carlisle... keep it for a while, drive it around, then sell it. (And inbetween you can loan it to me for a week or two ;D)

Best of luck with your sale and finding another car (e-body, maybe?)
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Re: 70 Dodge Coronet R/T 426 HEMI 4-speed (1 of 4) Matching #s (2) Build Sheets
« Reply #5 on: December 26, 2005 - 04:12:06 PM »
wow what a blast from the past! I "traveled " out to the central ca. valley to look at a friend of a friends hemi car back in the mid 80's. The guy was Bob Cameron and this was THE car. The wife had piled laundry on it and the Hemi was sitting on an engine stand. He wasn't doing anything with the car (newly married/lack of money), but was going to hold onto it. I didn't care for the Green color(!)
so i did not pursue it. one of those woulda coulda shoulda moments!
Anyone recall what the car sold for?
« Last Edit: December 27, 2005 - 12:46:27 AM by chevyconvert »
Eric
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Re: 70 Dodge Coronet R/T 426 HEMI 4-speed (1 of 4) Matching #s (2) Build Sheets
« Reply #6 on: December 26, 2005 - 07:54:28 PM »
I don't see it on eBay anymore so must be gone.

ChevyConvert, maybe somebody can help get you a different login :-)

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Re: 70 Dodge Coronet R/T 426 HEMI 4-speed (1 of 4) Matching #s (2) Build Sheets
« Reply #7 on: December 27, 2005 - 12:31:04 AM »
I was hoping the poster would tell me what happened to the car.
Login..I thought about that :thinkerg:, suggested it in a post :dunno:, and someone said I should not change it 'cuz it tells my story....which is true.
Thoughts?

(admit it, you just don't like seeing the "C" word here...right? :bigsmile:
Eric
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Re: 70 Dodge Coronet R/T 426 HEMI 4-speed (1 of 4) Matching #s (2) Build Sheets
« Reply #8 on: December 27, 2005 - 12:32:06 AM »
THis car has a sore spot with me, since I could have bought the car before owner number 4...but couldnt come up with the money (20k)...thats right...20k.....turned and sold for 70k plus cars.......ahhh......anyways, i know alot about this car. It is a one of a kind for sure. Neat car, not sure what it will bring now though, with a slower market. After barrett , should heat back up.

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Re: 70 Dodge Coronet R/T 426 HEMI 4-speed (1 of 4) Matching #s (2) Build Sheets
« Reply #9 on: December 27, 2005 - 12:48:11 AM »
so moparsup. you must be in Ca.?
Eric
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Re: 70 Dodge Coronet R/T 426 HEMI 4-speed (1 of 4) Matching #s (2) Build Sheets
« Reply #10 on: December 27, 2005 - 07:44:22 PM »
Sorry ChevyConvert, I mistook what your login meant - you were converted from Chevy rather than have a Chevy Convertible. 

I have a very simular car as your 70 RT/SE but it's not an SE.

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Re: 70 Dodge Coronet R/T 426 HEMI 4-speed (1 of 4) Matching #s (2) Build Sheets
« Reply #11 on: December 27, 2005 - 10:02:34 PM »
:thinkerg: no worries 'cuda,it's a little confusing i know. :bigsmile:
« Last Edit: December 27, 2005 - 10:04:23 PM by chevyconvert »
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Re: 70 Dodge Coronet R/T 426 HEMI 4-speed (1 of 4) Matching #s (2) Build Sheets
« Reply #11 on: December 27, 2005 - 10:02:34 PM »