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#800799 - 09/13/10 10:12 PM 1968 Dodge Coronet 440 redone to R/T specs
cornet684me Offline
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Registered: 12/16/07
Posts: 1639
Loc: Brandon, Ms
i have been working on this project since 12/28/07,start date, i was just going to put a 440/727 into by 68'dodge coronet 318/904 and change from pea green to plum crazy purple now over 2.5 years later and whole lot of money and a ebay junkie, i have transformed by car into a factory spec R/T with all the original parts, pick from junk yards and ebay. the last pic is where i am today, i hope you enjoy the show
Randy



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Edited by cornet684me (09/13/10 10:13 PM)

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#800800 - 09/13/10 10:13 PM Re: 1968 Dodge Coronet 440 redone to R/T specs [Re: cornet684me]
cornet684me Offline
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Registered: 12/16/07
Posts: 1639
Loc: Brandon, Ms
with 440


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#800801 - 09/13/10 10:14 PM Re: 1968 Dodge Coronet 440 redone to R/T specs [Re: cornet684me]
cornet684me Offline
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Registered: 12/16/07
Posts: 1639
Loc: Brandon, Ms
getting R/T hood


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#800802 - 09/13/10 10:15 PM Re: 1968 Dodge Coronet 440 redone to R/T specs [Re: cornet684me]
cornet684me Offline
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Registered: 12/16/07
Posts: 1639
Loc: Brandon, Ms
stripped and hood and fenders, ready for body work


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#800803 - 09/13/10 10:16 PM Re: 1968 Dodge Coronet 440 redone to R/T specs [Re: cornet684me]
cornet684me Offline
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Registered: 12/16/07
Posts: 1639
Loc: Brandon, Ms
almost ready for paint


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#800804 - 09/13/10 10:17 PM Re: 1968 Dodge Coronet 440 redone to R/T specs [Re: cornet684me]
cornet684me Offline
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Registered: 12/16/07
Posts: 1639
Loc: Brandon, Ms
with new purple paint


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#800805 - 09/13/10 10:18 PM Re: 1968 Dodge Coronet 440 redone to R/T specs [Re: cornet684me]
cornet684me Offline
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Registered: 12/16/07
Posts: 1639
Loc: Brandon, Ms
i got ahead, here is shot of the white top


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#800806 - 09/13/10 10:18 PM Re: 1968 Dodge Coronet 440 redone to R/T specs [Re: cornet684me]
cornet684me Offline
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Registered: 12/16/07
Posts: 1639
Loc: Brandon, Ms
with paint and top and glass ,


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#800807 - 09/13/10 10:19 PM Re: 1968 Dodge Coronet 440 redone to R/T specs [Re: cornet684me]
cornet684me Offline
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Registered: 12/16/07
Posts: 1639
Loc: Brandon, Ms
i forgot the interior shots, here is getting bucket seats and floor shift


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#800808 - 09/13/10 10:20 PM Re: 1968 Dodge Coronet 440 redone to R/T specs [Re: cornet684me]
cornet684me Offline
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Registered: 12/16/07
Posts: 1639
Loc: Brandon, Ms
getting 150 cluster and new dash pad, map light,
etc.


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#800809 - 09/13/10 10:26 PM Re: 1968 Dodge Coronet 440 redone to R/T specs [Re: cornet684me]
cornet684me Offline
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Registered: 12/16/07
Posts: 1639
Loc: Brandon, Ms
i am in the process of putting in the interior, i have done all the work myself in my garage , i have gone and bought compressor and tools to do this job and i want to thank all the input i have gotten over the past 2.5 years from all of you here at MoParts.com, i could not have done it without this site and all of the great input from fellow members and all the great vendors that i have used thru this site, i will finish up the pics when i finish the car, the money is low right now and i trying to catch my second wind,
Thanks MoParts,

Randy


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#800810 - 09/13/10 11:41 PM Re: 1968 Dodge Coronet 440 redone to R/T specs [Re: cornet684me]
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Loc: the great white north
Randy
the car is looking awesome, keep up the great work. Don't feel bad about the money part there are lots of us in the same boat...it will be.
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#800811 - 09/14/10 07:55 AM Re: 1968 Dodge Coronet 440 redone to R/T specs [Re: Superfreak]
Edison62 Offline
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Great looking car & color combo..... and I agree on the $$$... ... we are all in the same boat!!! lol!

Bryan
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#800812 - 09/14/10 09:52 PM Re: 1968 Dodge Coronet 440 redone to R/T specs [Re: Edison62]
cornet684me Offline
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Registered: 12/16/07
Posts: 1639
Loc: Brandon, Ms
thanks for the input , alot of people around here think i am crazy for putting so much time and money in an old car, they do not share the passion i have for pieces of history,

however, when i fire up the 440 and ride around the block, there are the same people wishing they had the car.
Randy


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#800813 - 09/15/10 04:08 PM Re: 1968 Dodge Coronet 440 redone to R/T specs [Re: cornet684me]
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Registered: 01/19/03
Posts: 6727
Loc: central new york
Looking good. I believe I sold you the RT door plaques. I remember the purple paint. Jon

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#800814 - 09/15/10 06:53 PM Re: 1968 Dodge Coronet 440 redone to R/T specs [Re: pettyblue440]
cornet684me Offline
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Registered: 12/16/07
Posts: 1639
Loc: Brandon, Ms
hey Jon,

yes you did, the R/T plates came out awsome
thanks so much


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#800815 - 09/17/10 11:38 AM Re: 1968 Dodge Coronet 440 redone to R/T specs [Re: cornet684me]
basketcase Offline
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Loc: east side of Ohio
awsome! keep the pics coming!
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#800816 - 09/17/10 08:32 PM Re: 1968 Dodge Coronet 440 redone to R/T specs [Re: cornet684me]
crlush Offline
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Registered: 04/11/05
Posts: 1200
Loc: Michigan
love the purple keep up the good work, keep the pics coming.

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#800817 - 09/18/10 10:25 PM Re: 1968 Dodge Coronet 440 redone to R/T specs [Re: crlush]
cornet684me Offline
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Registered: 12/16/07
Posts: 1639
Loc: Brandon, Ms
i just put in the Fat Mat today, i did the front seats yesterday, should have carpet in tommorrow,
thanks i will try to post some pics tommorrow

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#800818 - 09/19/10 03:38 PM Re: 1968 Dodge Coronet 440 redone to R/T specs [Re: cornet684me]
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Loc: Tenn.
That's gonna be a pretty car. Nice job!

Joe
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