Modern Bullitt build

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  1. keepat

    keepat Well-Known Member

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    Hi, I thought I would share my modern Bullitt build hereas I have been checking out all the great gen III Hemi threads on your site.

    I started the restoration of my 1968Dodge Charger with a plan to build a modern Bullitt. The outside of the carwill look like the movie car with exception to the wheels, tires and a lowerstances. I had set of one off 17” wheels custom made to match the look of thehubcaps use on the Bullitt Charger. This will allow larger brakes and widertires. This hubcap was made to look like a mag wheel originally and now I’mgoing to have a wheel made to look like a hubcap. The motor will be an Indy genIII 426 Hemi with a 6 speed manual trans. It will be mini tub and have RMSfront and rear suspension with 12.90 front wildwood and 12.19 rear wildwood brakes.
    Here are few before, during, and to datepictures



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    The last picture is the front wheel on the back ofthe car as the 335 rear wheel don’t fit yet ;-)

    Thanks
    Pat


     
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    • aldal

      aldal FBBO Gold Member FBBO Gold Member

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      Very nice ride/plan and welcome.
       
    • Hemi Rebel

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      Very nice. Like the wheels. You wont have to worry about losing all 9 wheel covers:blob1:

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      Oh crap. Just noticed you're from MD. What are your plans for the road wheels?
       
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      I plan on selling the wheels and tires that came with the car but after I get it on the rotisserie
      Thanks
      Pat
       
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      Cool. If they are 15's I would be interested
       
    • Dennis H

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      Nice. I like the wheels made to look like the coolest hubcaps ever. Is it necessary to mini tub it? I have shoved 295 50 15's in the stock 69 Coronet similar but not exact wheel well. Car looks too nice to cut.
       
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      To fit a 335 tire it will be necessary mini tub it. For the most part the car is in great shape except for the trunk which needs to be replaced and some small rust areas on both lower quarter panels which I have already repaired.
      Thanks
      Pat

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      They are 15 inch wheels but they have some rust around the outer rim as the previous owner did not do a very good job of taking care of them. I will post some pictures and price them soon.

      Thanks
      Pat
       
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      Is the Black / Green the original color combo?
       
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      It was triple green 318 car originally. I tracked downthe original owner and he sent me pictures of the car when he bought it alongwith all the history, nice man!
      Thanks
      Pat

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        If it had been Black / Green from the factory I would imagine it would have been pretty rare! Good luck with the build - dig the wheels too.
         
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        nice, seen you over on pro-touring.com
         
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        Gonna be a sweet car. Love the wheels you had made. Good luck with the project.
         
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        keepat Well-Known Member

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        Received a few pictures of the motor Indy is building forthe charger. As soon as the 2[SUP]nd[/SUP] FAST throttle body shows up I willdrive out for the Dyno and bring it home.
        Thanks
        Pat


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        • bigmanjbmopar

          bigmanjbmopar Newb with a view

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          Ah modern power, are the yusing their heads?
           
        • keepat

          keepat Well-Known Member

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          Yes, their CNC heads
          Thanks
          Pat
           
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          Badass, nice build more pics please
           
        • benno440

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          nice motor is that a Gen III?
           
        • MoparMitch

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          Looks like a great build. Should be lots of fun. Where are you at in Edgewater?
           
        • keepat

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          I'm in Mayo just off of Central Avenue.
          thanks
          Pat
           
        • 68sportsatelliteragtop

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          Looking good Pat, will be a cool pair with your son's Mustang. If you come close to your last Charger this one will be sweet.....
           
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