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Offline Barracudadan

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yet another newbie! "72 Barracuda"
« on: September 12, 2010 - 08:42:43 pm »
 :icon16: Hi everyone just found this forum the other day.I will be picking up my 72 Barracuda tomorrow and I can`t wait.Hope to get it road worthy for next summer.A little background about me my first car I ever owned was a 70 AAR that I bought for $500.00 when I was 15 back in 1985.By the time I got it the car was primer grey and the red interior was sprayed black had a tired 72 duster 340 and bucket seats out of a 80 Ford Fiesta (BARF!)but hey it was still an AAR DAMMIT!Does this car sound familiar to anyone I always wondered what happened to that car. It was in the New Bedford Ma area in the mid 80`s.I never got it on the road and sold it to some other kid for $650.00 never knew what I had till it was gone.So I plan to correct that mistake of letting it go with this "72".Thats it for now and I`m sure I will be asking everyone for advice when I run into any problems so thanks in advance!




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Re: yet another newbie! "72 Barracuda"
« Reply #1 on: September 12, 2010 - 09:39:18 pm »
 :wave: :newbie:

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Re: yet another newbie! "72 Barracuda"
« Reply #2 on: September 12, 2010 - 10:07:44 pm »
Hey, Dan. Look forward to seeing your progress.


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Re: yet another newbie! "72 Barracuda"
« Reply #3 on: September 12, 2010 - 10:23:51 pm »
Welcome Dan! Your gonna love this site! Lot's of great people! :2thumbs:
Nice car too! Post some more pictures when you can! :picture:
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Re: yet another newbie! "72 Barracuda"
« Reply #4 on: September 12, 2010 - 11:04:33 pm »
Welcome aboard!  Look forward to the pictures!   :cooldancing:

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Re: yet another newbie! "72 Barracuda"
« Reply #5 on: September 13, 2010 - 12:02:11 am »
 :wave: Welcome to the site! Looking forward to seeing more pictures of your Barracuda!
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« Reply #6 on: September 13, 2010 - 10:33:57 am »
Welcome :wave:
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Re: yet another newbie! "72 Barracuda"
« Reply #7 on: September 13, 2010 - 11:03:11 am »
congrats on having a Barracuda again and welcome to the site!
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Re: yet another newbie! "72 Barracuda"
« Reply #8 on: September 13, 2010 - 05:46:23 pm »
  My Barracuda has just arrived here is a better pic of it I am going to open another thread in the Restoration section and post even more pics there. As this project moves forward I will keep updating!

  Also would just like to say Thanks to the previous owner Jeff who did the bodywork awesome job!I could not have met better people than the seller Jeff and his friend Chad who delivered it to me for $100.00 It was 100+ miles round trip!Awesome Mopar guys!

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Re: yet another newbie! "72 Barracuda"
« Reply #9 on: September 14, 2010 - 02:24:48 am »
Looks like you just need some paint on that fish and your done.

That was a deal for $500.00 for your AAR.
I picked up my AAR Cuda in 1985 too but I paid too much.  I had to fork over $9,100.00


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Re: yet another newbie! "72 Barracuda"
« Reply #10 on: September 14, 2010 - 09:42:50 am »
  Yes it`s close to completion needs Paint,exhaust a few other things but as you can see from the photo I don`t have a garage yet. I`ve got the cart in front of the horse (AGAIN).I managed to put down a quick floor to keep moisture out from underneath.First thing I have to do is get one of those cover-all shelters and keep the New England winter off it.

  Yeah $500 for the A.A.R was a steal if only I knew it then,but as a 15 year old kid with only a K-Mart socket set and not a clue about how to restore my first car I didn`t stand a chance!If I ever find a pic of the A.A.R I`ll post here, it looked exactly like my 72 does now.

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Re: yet another newbie! "72 Barracuda"
« Reply #11 on: September 14, 2010 - 02:17:00 pm »
Welcome to the site! :wave:  Nice looking '72! :grinyes: :cheers:
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