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#2340531 - 07/20/17 06:31 PM Re: 1968 Hemi Dart "Poison Dart" [Re: maxi426]
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Originally Posted By maxi426
I seem to remember the "atom looking symbol" being on cars that Jack Arnew had worked on. Could be wrong though.


I will call him and ask, nice that he is still around! up I have not googled how to clean magnesium yet. It got caught in the rain last year and started turning white, deposited some on the heads too! eek
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#2340636 - 07/20/17 09:04 PM Re: 1968 Hemi Dart "Poison Dart" [Re: Rhinodart]
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Here's a start on the magnesium info.
http://www.roadsters.com/wheels/#Restore

I'd say bottom line is moisture and anything that holds it is the enemy

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#2343672 - 07/26/17 11:53 AM Re: 1968 Hemi Dart "Poison Dart" [Re: Mattax]
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Just bought a set of carbs this weekend, have the repop linkage kit, so I will mock everything up then tear it down and try and clean it. nervous
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#2343674 - 07/26/17 11:55 AM Re: 1968 Hemi Dart "Poison Dart" [Re: maxi426]
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Originally Posted By maxi426
I seem to remember the "atom looking symbol" being on cars that Jack Arnew had worked on. Could be wrong though.


I talked with Jack and he doesn't have anything around that has his old symbol on it. He said his wife is a real estate agent and they have moved 14 times since the old days and pretty much lost everything along the way. eek He has put out feelers though to his long-time customers and hopes to find one. He said that Larry Kopp's Corvette had it on there but the pictures I have found so far are not very good to see it. scope
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#2344075 - 07/27/17 01:45 AM Re: 1968 Hemi Dart "Poison Dart" [Re: Rhinodart]
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Great story!

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#2404807 - 11/16/17 11:42 PM Re: 1968 Hemi Dart "Poison Dart" [Re: Morty426]
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how is progress?
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1972 Plymouth Duster...418ci Stroker Small Block
1973 Dodge Charger SE Brougham...400ci Big Block (SOLD)
1971 Plymouth Duster...360 4bbl (SOLD)
1970 Dodge Challenger...340 4bbl (SOLD)
1969 Dodge Dart...440 Big Block (SOLD)
1969 Chrysler 300 Convertible...440 Big Block (SOLD)
1968 Dodge Dart Custom...318 4bbl (SOLD)
1998 Dodge Dakota R/T 5.9 Magnum
2002 Jeep Grand Cherokee 4.0

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#2446807 - 02/05/18 10:15 AM Re: 1968 Hemi Dart "Poison Dart" [Re: RoadRunnerLuva]
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Engine is still being built by Bob Riggle in Arizona, I need to contact him again as I plan on picking it up at the end of April... panic
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#2447255 - 02/05/18 11:43 PM Re: 1968 Hemi Dart "Poison Dart" [Re: Morty426]
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Originally Posted By Morty426
Great story!


Awesome story!

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#2448404 - 02/08/18 08:20 AM Re: 1968 Hemi Dart "Poison Dart" [Re: Rhinodart]
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Loc: Nashville, Tennessee
Very cool!

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#2450422 - 02/11/18 09:13 PM Re: 1968 Hemi Dart "Poison Dart" [Re: Rhinodart]
JRepucci Offline
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Originally Posted By Rhinodart
Just got these pictures from Richard Shipley's son! bow


I have a pair of Cragar SS 15x8.5's with that same off set as needed on a L0/B0

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#2450452 - 02/11/18 10:15 PM Re: 1968 Hemi Dart "Poison Dart" [Re: Rhinodart]
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I'm looking forward to seeing it more complete!
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Looking for my original 383 block. Last seen around the Atlanta area. 7449 are the last 4 of the VIN.

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#2453670 - 02/18/18 08:04 PM Re: 1968 Hemi Dart "Poison Dart" [Re: Rhinodart]
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Wow, I remember the paint scheme from when Joe had it. Can't wait to see you hard work when it's done!
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