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FOR SALE 1968 Dodge Charger pro touring in Australia

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for sale is my pro touring 68 dodge charger, asking price $130,000 in australia


440 (7.2L) stroked to a 505 (8.3L), 1976 water block, acid dipped, all new clevite bearings, stainless plugs and freeze plugs. Block was align bored and honed, cylinders bored and honed +.30, block was also decked for 0 deck height . "Muscle Motors" custom made stroker kit was put together for the build including a polished forged K1 crank at 4.125 stroke with ARP main studs, RPM forged H-beam 7.100 rods were used and keith black 26.7cc valve relief pistons were used. "fluidampner was used for balancing along with a comp cams double roller timing chain. "lunati hydraulic flat tappet cam at 250/252 @.50 duration cam (300/305) with lunati hydraulic lifters and comp cams oversized pushrods. Heads a ported and polished stealth aluminium heads with comp cams roller rockers and cast aluminium muscle motors valve covers. cometic MLS head gaskets used with felpro everywhere else and all hardware is ARP studs and bolts. Oiling system is a melling HV oil pump with a milodon 7qt sump, and stroker windage tray with a hemi 3/8" pickup and remote mount K&N filter. Intake is a match ported edelbrock ch28 dual quad intake with 2x edelbrock 500cfm carbs that have been ported and polished, with a custom fibreglass hemi oval air cleaner, K&N air cleaner with airbrushed lid, fuel pump is a massive clay smith mechanical fuel pump which is fed by a "racepumps" regulator, 1/2" aeromotive aluminium and braided fuel lines from the tank along with a check valve and aeromotive fuel filter with a return line to tank. Ignition is MSD 6AL box with a billet MSD distributor which was custom built and phased by FBO, wires are MSD custom made plug wires and NGK plugs. Cooling is an aluminium high flow water pump fed from a "be cool" aluminium radiator with 2 thermo fans capable of 2750cfm cooling power. Also on the motor is a "march performance" billet serpentine belt kit with billet alternator and billet power steering pump. 1 7/8" ceramic coated TTI headers that have DEI heat wrapping on them going to 3" x pipe with dynomax ultraflow mufflers and dumping at the diff. I am sure i ahve left some thing out but the bottom end is built for 900hp.


"Lakewood bellhousing and scattershield", "american powertrain" lightened billet steel 11" flywheel with 11" kevlar clutch and a wilwood hydraulic clutch kit put in. Gearbox is a 1976 23 spline A833 4 speed with OD gear, main case was changed out with early style ball detent shifter setup for strength and brand new gear clusters put in and box fully rebuilt, stronger synchros installed. Hurst pistol grip shifter with custom made stainless shift rods for strength, carbon shifter handle, autometer electric speedo installed for the electric gauges. new stronger uni joints installed on the lightened 3" driveshaft. Diff is a Mopar 8 3/4 with the strongest centre the "489" carrier with an "Eaton true trac" installed and 33 spline axles.

Suspension, Brakes, wheels & steering:

Custom silver powdercoated "Magnumforce" chromoly k member installed with chromoly upper and lower control arms with spherical rod ends ( torsion bars were removed) Qa1 aluminium single adjustable coil overs installed, 2" chromoly splined sway bar installed, 2" dropped spindles, aluminium bushes, mustang II rack and pinion installed with power steering, Rear end is a powdercoated magnumforce chromoly 4 link with spherical rod ends with Qa1 aluminium single adjustable coil overs. all suspension is also height adjustable. RSD 8" brake booster with a wilwood aluminium dual tandem master cylinder, wilwood 4 pot adjustable brake bias, Wilwood drilled and slotted 12.19" discs all round and red powdercoated wilwood 4 piston calipers with race pads. All brake lines are custom made stainless lines and stainless braid where necessary. Wheels are custom made "Boze" shifter forged wheels in 18 x 8" front and 19 x 10 rear, polished lip and powdercoated centre with custom engraved Mopar centre caps, Tyres are BF Goodrich g force KDW 2 street tyres in 245/40r18 front and 295/35r19 rears, very sticky handling.


Subframe connectors installed, stock fuel tank done over and inner sealed, new 1/2" pickup and sender. brand new chrome bumpers, front spoiler, cusom made functional 2" reverse cowl fibreglass bonnet.


Entire car has been rewired with a Ron francais wire kit, custom fuse box, LED bulbs in every light on the car, electric windows, automatic thermo fan sensors, vacuum headlight doors converted to electric. Battery located to trunk, Ultima red top 900cca battery


Interior is mainly stock besides, autometer electric gauges, pioneer competition grade stereo, flaming river steering column, hidden radio antennae, custom centre console insert, custom rear package tray with speakers installed and baby seat fittings installed. new carpet and custom floor mats. electric windows. new seatbelts installed. boot has been custom made and carpeted.


Pioneer head unit, pioneer 6" door speakers, 6x9 rear speakers, pioneer dual amps, and 2x pioneer 3500w 12" subs in custom made box, with boston capacitor. and fuses.

Car was restored back in 2000 while it still lived in the states, it then had a blown 472 hemi in it. it was imported to australia in 2010 and i purchased it in 2011 and that is when i began my pro touring project on her. car is registered and drives very nicely, this car was my baby and very sad to have to sell it. There is a couple of small things that need adjusting or tinkering with but other than that is complete and very ready to be driven as hard or soft as you like, it is LO2 mod plated and registered until december. it is also insured for 100k, not neally what it is worth. There is alot of things i have left out in the description, but everything has been updated or renewed with performance and durability in mind. i can guarantee you can drive this car daily and then take it to the track on the weekend and eat some ricers and ferraris. also comes with a car alarm system which is not installed and custom car cover

feel free to ask any questions, i have receipts for everything and pictures of the build, cost over 160k in cluding the price of the car inititally for me to build this project so i believe the deal is great

OMG say it aint so Benno! say it aint so!!

X2. And its not April 1st. either. Didn't you just get all the bugs worked out of it? Did something else catch your eye?
job was made redundant, need some cash and i am going to start a new project a chevy.

NAH just tricking going to build an even better 68 charger from scratch
NAH just tricking going to build an even better 68 charger from scratch

It's going to be pretty hard to top that one! That's one of the best I have ever seen IMO.
wow...sorry to hear about the job. good luck!
You said ask anything, how about this "what the #$^* is wrong with you"? "Seriously" your car is bad as hell and you've done so much to it "sorry, I just don't get it". Excuse me now while I go puke everywhere :puke: Alright Benno I'm done busting your chops but this is some pretty upsetting news. Good luck
Good luck with the sale, man it's tough to see it go. Good luck with the job, been there, bro, couple a times.
I think he is kidding about the job thing. Hope it goes to a good home. Can't wait to see you try and top that. Do you already have another charger body? Cant be easy to come by in Australia.
still waiting to hear about a job, been applying for jobs for and haven't been working for 4 months now. Get this a experienced Maintenance planner, Supervisor, trade qualified boilermaker and a diploma in international welding specialist and I still cant get work.

Charger is staying for now.

thanks for the kind words guys
still waiting to hear about a job, been applying for jobs for and haven't been working for 4 months now. Get this a experienced Maintenance planner, Supervisor, trade qualified boilermaker and a diploma in international welding specialist and I still cant get work.

Charger is staying for now.

thanks for the kind words guys
Sounds like we're in the same line of work, glad to hear your keeping her.
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