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1970 Dodge Challenger R/T 383 5spd RESTOMOD
Words can not describe this 1970 Challenger R/T.
An original big block 383 convertible, 1 of only 516 ever made.

The current owner was just a kid when he bought it over 40 years ago !

Now he's going to build it so it will be a nice safe driver, with the addition of four wheel disc brakes, coil over suspension, rack and pinion steering and nice 17" wheels....

Even though the body is very close to being ready for paint, I thought I would take care of some little details before sending it off to the paint shop ! Welded up the shock tower holes that will no longer be needed, correct nutserts for the mirrors and replacing broken off nuts for the roof. Added provisions for the E brake cable as well. Important details to get done BEFORE paint !







All the small details taken care of, the messy seam sealer in place, now it's time to find a body shop to apply a beautiful coat of original FE5 Bright Red paint !

Neil's Auto Collision & Body Works out of Burlington ON has agreed to take on the task of bringing this beauty back to life. I can't wait to see the magic they perform! 


Moving right along....





After hours of filling and sanding, welding on some brake line tabs, the rear axle is looking great and ready for reasssembly !




Final assembly then a nice cut and polish and she'll be good to go ! Won't be long now.






Bill and the crew at Neil's Autobody really knocked it out of the park on this one. The car looks amazing !
Check out the matching FE5 red 383 decked out with more "bling" then you could ever imagine. This car is going to be a show stopper wherever it goes....

Won't be long now :) 






Once removing the original convertible vinyl, a lot of rust was found in the header panel. One quick call to Keith Sim Metalcraft and it was all taken care of....like magic !







Reassembly has begun ! That Control Freak front and rear suspension looks killer under there. This thing should handle just as good, if not better then it looks....Gotta love those seventeen inch YearOne rally rims as well....














Loaded up and off to the upholstery shop where Scott Davis will again work his mad skills and install the new convertible roof....
Won't be long now....