1970 Dodge Challenger Challenger
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1970 Dodge Challenger Challenger for sale
The Challenger R/T tribute is an original Los Angeles built FJ5 Sublime E-body that was found in a parking lot for sale in LA in 1991 with it's original 318 drivetrain. A friend of my family purchased the car and had it transported back to PA where it went thru a driver restoration and a 440/727/8 3/4 conversion. The original owner ordered the car for his wife and they had a cottage in upstate CA and this is the car they used for their weekend getaways. He owned an automotive repair facility where they did performance modifications and rust proofing so he stayed on top of the maintenance thru its sale in '91. Since then the following has been completed and only 2600 miles has been put on the car since '91. 86K original mile car. The previous owner had 6 cars to choose from therefore it wasn't driven much. Since acquiring the car I completed a lot of detailing. fixing of leaks and general maintenance to make this car dependable and enjoyable.
F440 HP 1970 engine was rebuilt . 30 over (crank . 10) with 10:1 forged pistons. steel crank shaft. solid flat tappet Hughes custom ground camshaft was ordered. Harland Sharp adjustable roller rockers. Comp double roller timing chain. ported 906 heads with larger valves. locks and retains. 6 quart pan. windage tray. Mopar Perf black wrinkle finish valve covers – Built by Bruce Toth Performance engines in Butler. PA
Demon 850 carb that was worked for maximum air/fuel 11:1 ratio w/ Lokar stainless braided throttle cable. K&N air cleaner assembly
Edelbrock single plane intake port matched to ported 906 cylinder heads (anodized AN lines exiting carb)
E body 727 transmission was rebuilt with red clutches. new sprag and replacement bands. Drums were cleaned and reusable – standard valve body w/ kick down factory linkage. resealed
Dynamic 2800 10” torque converter
489 case 8 ¾ rear axle was installed from a 71 Challenger: Freshly rebuilt with all new bearings. crush collar and 3:91 gears
Factory BB driveshaft from 71 Challenger was used with Moog grease able universal joints
Mopar Super Stock leaf strings and adjustable front shackles (still have stickers on them)
MSD 6a ignition box and MSD Blaster Coil: 10MM plug wires. Mopar Perf electronic distributor
Hooker Super Comp Jet Hot coated flat black headers. 2 1/2 mandrel bent duel exhaust exiting out of factory tips “with cut outs” if you want to be loud
Fresh motor and trans mounts
26” radiator with shroud and fan clutch – New restoration rad cap
100 amp single wire chrome alternator. 3 speed wipers. factory cruise control & AC car which has since been removed - Federal power steering pump
15” rally wheels with new trim rings and freshly painted factory correct center caps – BFG radial TA tires about 50%
Freshly chromed front and rear bumpers (nice). new door handles. nice original gas cap. mirrors & stainless trim (stainless has a few dings on front edge of hood and rear along trunk lid)
New 900 CCA battery with factory hold down. lights operate as expected. new voltage regulator and ballast resister
Vinyl top is fresh and new
Hood pins. emblems. antenna assembly are fresh and new
matte black Hood & side R/T gloss black decals are fresh and new
Exterior paint. engine bay and jambs are fresh w/ replacement decals (PPG FJ5 base/clear DBC)
No runs. fish eye or rust bubbles anywhere “none”
Exterior side mirrors have recently been repainted.
The California body had never had any signs of rust or repair – I've had a magnet over every inch of this body and no bondo has been found anywhere. Factory seam sealer remains.
Floor pans under the carpet are still green and rust free
Torsion bars are from a 71 BB Challenger
Brakes operate as expected (drums are painted red) and front end steers with ease and feels tight.
Grille & Headlight buckets are undamaged originals
Door and Hood rubber bumpers are intact and unpainted as you see on most budget builds
Original door VIN decal. fender tag. tire decal in door jamb and spare tire decals remain intact
Seat covers. center console. steering wheel and door panels are in great shape (no rips or tears)
Seat covers are Legendary replacements - Door Panels are originals
Carpet. sill plates & seat belts are original but as you can tell by the pictures in great shape with no odor
A new dash pad has recently been installed
Glass is in great shape and operates as expected
The weather stripping is original. undamaged and still ply able originals
Clarion Radio/tape deck works but I'd recommend an upgrade as it's out dated
This car runs very strong with its drivetrain package and motors down the highway straight and with ease
The Challenger sounds amazing and you can hear the compression and camshaft thru the awesome sounding Dynomax mufflers and TTI exhaust.
I'd have no problem jumping in this car and driving it anywhere.
I evaluate this car a very nice #2 driver quality Challenger. The undercarriage is rust free but yet not detailed enough to worry about getting caught in the rain. Drive it. enjoy it. have fun with it.
If you have any further questions please let me know. 724-612-5315 Call or text and lets make a deal. Unfortunately this one has to go to get another project. Thanks
I have described this vehicle to the best of my ability but I encourage anyone who may be interested to come look at this wonderful sublime Challenger for themselves. I welcome any inspectors that you'd like to take a look at the vehicle as well. Please note this is not a concourse restored car and it's 48 years old therefore it's sold in as is condition with no warranty. Please not the deposit within 24 hours and the remaining balance via wire transfer or cash in person. Checks are accepted but vehicle will not be released until check is processed and return grace period is rendered. I am also willing to work with a shipping company on pick-up.
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