Found this on Craigslist for 2500. missing engine, trans and hood. most of the other parts found inside the car.
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Reassembled front end. found everything in the car, its in good shape.
driver quality for now.
Found a hood on CL for $100 .
I was planning a scoop/ram air set up, maybe snorkel off a demon?
Scored a engine from the CL, got lucky. think I paid 800.00 for it with a 4 gear 727.
it was rebuilt 20 years ago then taken apart and stored. only found cam and rocker shafts missing once I got it home.
70 HP 383, .060 over and .020 under. I installed the 268 comp cam.
Short block done.
Long block done.
Complete engine, ready to go on k-member.
Cool valve covers came with engine.
Funky low hp manifold with small outlet.
complete engine with hp manifold.
Complete engine/trans ready to fire up.
Dash almost done. installed aftermarket tach and radio.
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Shifter brackets tacked in.
Test fit seats and console.
Floor done, shifter brackets and seat reinforcements welded in and floor painted.
First parts installed. yee haa.
A 10 dollar HF rolling dolly and a floor jack, installed engine/trans assembly by myself...and a little help from the Mopar gods.
The body is so light I can lift it from one side and it still goes up level while pivoting on rear tires.
I can easily move the body around while lowering it over the engine.
Watch the dip stick.
Close, but clears no issue.
All bolted up.
Current status as of 02/10/2018.
Yes I did spray paint the booster gold metallic.
Hey, it is a Mopar color. 04 Stratus I think.
Back of dash so far. aftermarket tach and radio.
trying to put it back as original as possible.
still trying to figure out vacuum lines.
I installed a 74 heater/evap box and the hoses are a little different.
Correct for 72, 2 ports unused.
This one is a for 74, no unused ports.
Here is the 74 hvac box. only diff was clips instead of
screws holding the to half's together.
Not a good pic. this is a grommet under the hvac box
with another vacuum hose. not sure why. the heater valve is cable
controlled on a 72 b body. the vacuum source for the control head
comes in left of the brake booster along with the heater control valve cable.
I think? not a lot of real clear info on this system.
I do have the FSM, parts and body manuals.
I am thinking this dimple just above the acc petal is
a good spot for the tach wire grommet.
it appears to be the right size for 1/2 grommet.
Ready for a road test. 05/2018
Maiden voyage to the depot.
Just for the record, I am not doing full on restoration on this. I just want a decent driver.
At this point I would be happy if it was all one color of primer.
Finally primed a panel.