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70/1970 DODGE HEMI CHALLENGER R/T Red/Red/Barn Fresh/LOADED/25301miles

  • Make: Dodge
  • Model: Challenger
  • Type: 2 DOOR HARDTOP
  • Year: 1970
  • Mileage: 25,301
  • Color: Red
  • Engine size: 426 HEMI
  • Number of cylinders: 8
  • Fuel: Gasoline
  • Transmission: Automatic
  • Drive type: RWD
  • Interior color: Red
  • Vehicle Title: Clear
  • Location: Illinois metro St Louis, United States



Focus is on clean up and reattaching the parts which had been removed and taking photos of that progress with the effort eventually focused on firing it up and making it driveable again. If it sits available long enough, the hood will be refinished and reattached. I assume the right guy will want it as is but that person has yet to find me so the work will continue until that time
The car hasn't seen rain since the 70s which is when I purchased it.
This is believed to be one of four built as a solid red car with a red interior and a HEMI in the 1970 Challenger model year.
All four cars still exist to my knowledge. One has a 4 speed. The other three are Torqueflite equipped. Two have presentable original paint and this is one of them. Only one of the four has power windows (this one). This is the lowest mile car of the four as best I recall.
Car isSURVIVORISH, SAVVY? It does need hands on attention and refinement in some areas as it did not escape the last owner unmolested.
Some will be floored with the condition but there are too many details to list.
Car was last appraised in 2013 and the appraiser was impressed with what he saw.
I am hesitant to list it here because I know the attention it will receive. My preference is for a nice easy sale to the right steward and the right steward will want to come and see it without a large entourage of "experts" to tell him that it's real. If you can't look at it and tell that it's real, you are likely not my buyer nor the right steward.
By the way, the original owner was alive and well when I last spoke to him SEVERAL DAYS AGO. He ordered the Challenger and traded in a red/red 68 Coronet R/T toward it.

Much is included with the car. Following is likely just a partial list.NIB repro door panels, rear panels, and seat back covers in red.NIB repro fuel lines from tank to carbs.NIB repro fuel tank and sender.NIB wheel cylinders for the rear drums and three new brake hoses, one for the rear and one for each front caliper.NIB front brake pads.NIB shocks.NIB repro ECS resonators.New repro ECS H pipe.Pair of stock exhaust manifolds.Pair of OEM mufflers (used).Pair of OEM tips.New pair of repro trunk floor reinforcement plates with the original heat shields and one hanger included.Misc hangers are also included.NIB NOS hood pin package.Rebuilt 4024SA Carter fuel pump coded L-9 (Jack is also coded 9L).Refinshed original AC top plate with ECS decal.Virgin original baseplate.Used, directly interchangeable three row radiator from a newer B Mopar.Correct 956 tank is included and the correctly coded straps are included too.Trans cooler is included.Lower pulley which was recently powder coated is included.Water pump housing is included.Original booster is included.Correct master cylinder is included and it appears to be the original.Correct hood is included but it needs a refinish.Hood mounted "426 HEMI" plates are included.Correct hinges are includedBoth bumpers are included and they will be installed soon.Rear is a high quality rechromed original. Front is an exceptional virgin piece.Grille is included and it will be installed soon.Both valances are included and they will be installed soon.78 alternator with proper date codes is included but incorrect as the build sheet specifies a 76 alternator.Water pump core MIGHT be available.Original distributor is gone. Mopar elec ignition was fitted in the 70s and is intact.New repro engine wiring harness for elec ignition system compatability is included.Space saver tire is included without a wheel though a wheel MIGHT be available.Jack base, spare stud and hardware, bottle and bracket are missing.Trunk mat that was in the car when I bought it is included. It could be the original.
Copies of the original window sticker, sales order, and bill of sale are included as provided to me by the original owner. The originals, still in the hands of the original owner, MIGHT also be available if I can persuade him.
I have a copy of one build sheet in a sleeve and one original in a sleeve in hand now.
Car was last driven just after the first gulf war began in the early 90s and was last started within months of that move. It has the headers installed in the early 70s still on it.
Most if not all of the steering wheel interlock pieces are included.
BTW, trunk lid was once graced with a flimsy reproduction T/A spoiler in the late 70s courtesy of the previous mastermind who owned the car. He drilled 5 holes, 4 of whichI plugged with plastic plugs. The fifth hides under the "R/T" plate. I removed the spoiler the day I bought the car...amongst other things. Decklid has never been removed and wears its original paint like almost all of the car so I thought the plugs to be the best solution as well as a nice topic of conversation and speculation as to what sin it may have once suffered.
I recently read of a musclecar that was stored away in 1979 thatlong sat dormant until the heirs of theDECEASED owner recently pulled the car out of hibernation and offered it up for sale. I don't want to be that guy.
This is a once in a lifetime opportunity for the right person. Is that person YOU? If so, please contact me to arrange a viewing.

I am willing to work with an overseas buyer. I might even prefer it. Inquire.