70 Charger R/T SE Daytona sunroof project is starting soon.

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So the first order of business is to give the plum crazy purple Charger R/T a nose job. I removed the standard 70 Charger front loop bumper, this car isn't going to be needing that anymore! Then I went up in the loft and got the right front fender I purchased for the car and put it on. I put on the beautiful Texas hood I had put aside for the project,and I used a hammer and dolly to knock out a crease in the driver's side front fender.

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I already cut off the rear quarters and fitted a pair of classic body designs rear quarters and an AMD Dutch panel. I have to take them back off to rust proof the wheel houses, inner rocker panels and trunk extensions all of which are original and in great shape, before welding the quarter panels and Dutch panel in permanently.

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It's official the purple Charger R/T is in the garage! The new lift is built and the Charger R/T V code car is in the lift and my Challenger convertible is underneath it. The sunroof Daytona has officially begun! A great day with great friends! Nothing better than that!

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The floors, frame rails and rocker panels are California rock solid. I already installed the 4 speed floor hump. I dug this out of the loft!

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I dug out some more nose pieces, steel as original headlight bucket assemblies vacuum actuators,brackets that attach the nosecone assembly to the radiator support and front valance pan, latch tray in steel as original,grille frame and grille mesh, and fender scoops.

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Tonight after my 12 hour shift, I started drinking beer and decided that it would be a good idea to start drilling holes in the tops of perfectly good 70 Charger fenders!

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The original sunroof Daytona has factory hood pins on it,that's why I drilled the hood,but I can't tell from the photos of the car which way they were installed. The bezels on the original 69 Daytona Chargers were I installed in a cross pattern with the screws, but on factory 70 Charger cars they were not installed in the cross pattern.

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In this crate we have what is a one of almost none, you can probably count all of them that exist on one hand! Lol it is a front valance pan made exclusively for a 70 Charger R/T Daytona! Tomorrow I will bust open the crate and show the Mopar world what a 70 Charger Daytona front valance pan looks like! That's it for today! After working a 12 hour day I spent time working on the car! What's cooler than that!

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