Inherited a 70 Roadrunner

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  1. ItalianStallion

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    Hello from Southern California. My name is Brian and I just inherited a 1970 Roadrunner. It's a lemon twist 383 with A/C and without the original motor. It runs and drives but needs some work (engine, trans, suspension, electrical, etc). I'm planning to drive it a lot, hope to get tied in to a local club, and need to find a good local MOPAR mechanic/restorer (Temecula, CA...so L.A./San Diego area). Looking forward to the adventure with all of you. Thanks!

    Photos to follow!

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    • 68sprtsat383

      68sprtsat383 FBBO Gold Member FBBO Gold Member

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      Welcome
       
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      • Xp29h

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        Welcome! Nice!
         
      • ItalianStallion

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        Thanks! I just moved here from you're neck of the woods in MD!
         
      • NJRR

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        Welcome from back East !!! Nice ride and the price is even better !!!! :thumbsup:
         
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        • ItalianStallion

          ItalianStallion Member

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          Thanks! You must be pretty close to Mike Mancini's shop in RI! Wish I could just drop off my RR with him for a few months!
           
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          There are and handful of gifts that really show you love someone: In my opinion they are:

          1. Cash/stocks
          2. Old Mopars
          3. Fresh home grown tomatoes

          Congratulations Brian! Post more pics!
           
        • Xp29h

          Xp29h FBBO Gold Member FBBO Gold Member

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          I’m up in the middle of Maine to realistically it would be about a 5 1/2 - 6 hour drive depending on traffic. But certainly closer than you, unfortunately. Good luck with it! It all part of the hobby and the journeys with our cars!
           
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            sweet :thumbsup:
             
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            :welcome: aboard. Glad you could make it here.
             
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            DeltaV It is always darkest before pitch black. FBBO Gold Member

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            Welcome. Very nice.
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            Sweet Ride.. treat it right ,it will treat you right.. enjoy it as a gifted keepsake..
             
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            Nice car. Welcome and look forward to more pictures.
             
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            Welcome. You had a caring benefactor.
             
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            Welcome from the Pacific Northwest, nice car!
             
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            Man, somebody loved you! Welcome aboard, 'tis a wonderful place here!
             
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            Welcome... The local Mopar Club is Chrysler Performance West AKA CPW, the club president is Steve Wall stevewall68@gmail.com Email him & get a recommendation for a shop... His day job puts him in repair shops all over the LA area...
             
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              Welcome to FBBO from Laguna Beach area of South Orange County. Looks like you have a great start with a great ride!
               
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