68 Charger RT

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  • Making progress. Hope to be painted this summer and start bolting the ole girl back together, lots of stuff ready to go....
    Painting it factory (SS1) Sun Fire Yellow. Since this is real XS number matching Charger I'm going to be gentle with the mods. Mostly bolt on goodies that any Mopar purest wouldn't have a duck fit about when I eventually sell the car. Had to replace the typical areas on these Chargers, trunk floor and extensions, quarters and lower rear valance as well as the front aprons. Floor was remarkably solid only requiring a couple of small patches. Frame rails are solid as well as the torsion bar cross member. Pretty much cancer free now.

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  1. 68Moparmaniac
    Pressure checked my fuel system yesterday, held 92 psi overnight.
    Held better than my compressor. Should be good to go
  2. Sahara
    I’m doing a virtually identical build on my ‘70 Coronet. I’m also running my fuel hardlines to an angle iron bulkhead, then stainless flex lines like you did. My question is: have you run your exhaust yet, and did you have much clearance between your lines and the tailpipe?
    1. 68Moparmaniac
      I did a general test fit with the shocks and the TTI exhaust, had no issues. Are you using pre bent lines or are you fabricating custom lines? The pre bent (got mine from Fine Lines) should place the lines approximately in the same location as the factory lines.
      68Moparmaniac, Feb 21, 2020
    2. Sahara
      Yup, pre bent by Fine Lines.
      Sahara, Feb 21, 2020
    3. 68Moparmaniac
      Should be good brother
      68Moparmaniac, Feb 22, 2020
  3. 68Moparmaniac
    Cool filler neck from Vans. Fits okay, had to tweak it a bit but all in all 70 bucks ain’t bad for a brand spanking new filler neck
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  4. 68Moparmaniac
    Think I'm finished with fuel line stuff, on to the brakes
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  5. 44070dart
    Well done. Do you have a approximate finish date, or just, when it's done, it's done. Hope you do a video of the finished Charger. Outstanding work on an outstanding car. Can't wait to see it finished. :thumbsup:
    1. 68Moparmaniac
      Thanks 440
      Would like to be complete by winter.... if life doesn't get in the way too much
      68Moparmaniac, Feb 6, 2020
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  6. BBodyC
    No paint for you
    1. 68Moparmaniac
      Seems like just about every painter I've talked to about spraying my car has made red flags fly.... freakin flakes. I guess they think their the only ones that can lay down a base coat...Phffft
      68Moparmaniac, Feb 5, 2020
  7. BBodyC
    ahhh. the highly populated paint nazi's
    They are everywhere..LOL
  8. BBodyC
    cant wait to see her completed:steering:
    1. 68Moparmaniac
      You and me both. Once we get paroled from paint prison the car will go together pretty quick.
      68Moparmaniac, Feb 5, 2020
  9. BBodyC
    Beautiful work.. nice charger. I am jealous
    1. 68Moparmaniac
      Thanks brother
      68Moparmaniac, Feb 3, 2020
  10. 68Moparmaniac
    Installed the gas tank for mockup so I can get final measurements for the PTFE flex lines...
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