1968 Dodge Coronet 500

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  • A few shots along the way to some of the shows I have taken her to since I "completed" the restoration in April 2017. Every assembly restored was date code correct to be the original item for the cars build date.

    Numbers matching 318
    Numbers matching 904
    Original 2.94 locking rear axle (lighter 741 casting)
    Power Steering (Stage III FirmFeel kit)
    Power Brakes
    Factory AC
    Edelbrock Performer Manifold
    FiTech Go-Street
    Tanks Inc in Tank Fuel Pump
    340 cam
    Accurate Exhaust dual exhaust system with Hemi mufflers on the stock cast manifolds

    The restoration from the day I bought it to today can be found here:
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  1. themechanic
    Very nice job. You should be proud of your accomplishment.
  2. slimert
    Beautiful! Great job Jim!!
  3. muscle cars r us.
    Damn, DAMN NICE '68 and you did great on the photo's. I'm going to start on my '66 Charger next year, if I can keep my wife from to many vacations, because we own a motor inn and close for the winter. I'm trying to finish what we call our "company car" which is a factory five racing cobra. She was raised on fords and I was RAISED MOPAR. As you can probably guess we are gearheads and that's where we came up with the idea and name for our motel The Gear Head Inn and all the rooms are done per muscle cars of the '60's early '70's. I think it's great you still have the 318 in the car and once again....DAMN NICE! JIM AT GEAR HEAD INN.
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  4. JTRT
    Man, that came out good...
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  5. rjohnson426
    Excellent job Jim. Would love to see it in person at a show sometime. I'm in Phoenix. Hope we cross paths.
    1. JimKueneman
      I would like to take it to a show up there sometime this fall/winter.
      JimKueneman, Aug 26, 2017
  6. bobgears
    Very nice!
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  7. monroegtx
    Great looking car and pics. You've done an excellent job here Jim. :thumbsup:
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  8. moparnation74
    Beautiful...The pic with the storm clouds is phenomenal and needs to be in a magazine...
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    1. JimKueneman
      I can't believe the iPhone camera took that. Typically the iPhone photos are just "ok" but it did a great job that evening.
      JimKueneman, Aug 20, 2017
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