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« on: January 16, 2020, 06:58:14 AM »

thought this was interesting what it sold for  , given its not a 100 % OEM factory correct type restoration.




https://www.mecum.com/lots/FL0120-396705/1968-dodge-charger/


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 have you seen one ? got a picture of fender tag ? would love to see another ! would appreciate  keeping your eyes peeled guys ...Thanks

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« Reply #1 on: January 16, 2020, 06:58:39 AM »

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LOOKING  for proof of another  69 charger XP or XS  with the same original  color / interior / top combination as mine ! so Y2 yellow paint  CRX or C6X   Black interior &  V1T Tan vinyl top !!
 have you seen one ? got a picture of fender tag ? would love to see another ! would appreciate  keeping your eyes peeled guys ...Thanks

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« Reply #2 on: January 16, 2020, 07:15:27 AM »

thought this was interesting what it sold for  , given its not a 100 % OEM factory correct type restoration.

Agreed & people always pay stupid money at these auctions in an up economy. When the economy falters, that car will resell for 40K.
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« Reply #3 on: January 16, 2020, 09:29:55 AM »

Didnt make very many 383 4 speed cars. Iíve got an orange/white interior 383 H code 4 speed 68 charger that I pulled out of a creek. The town of 50 people just pushed their unwanted cars into it.
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« Reply #4 on: January 16, 2020, 11:45:38 AM »

People who spend that kind of money at auctions often aren't worried about the resale value, they just buy what they like/want. If I had that kind of money I'd do the same.
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« Reply #5 on: January 16, 2020, 04:12:21 PM »

I had a 68 h code 4 speed no console  is the console correct for a 4 speed  it has 68 top finish    I thought the offset hurst shifter was 69 only  I thought the inland shifter was for a 68 console
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« Reply #6 on: January 16, 2020, 05:19:25 PM »

b-body 4-speed shifters changed from Inland to Hurst (w/dash mounted "REVERSE" light) during January 1968
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« Reply #7 on: January 25, 2020, 12:41:53 PM »

Was there really only 259 68 383 4 speed  330 hp chargers built? Seems a very low number was it not the 335 hp motor that was low numbers? I had a 68 383 4 speed charger back in the late 70s early 80s still have the build sheet somewhere.
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« Reply #8 on: January 25, 2020, 01:33:38 PM »

Was there really only 259 68 383 4 speed  330 hp chargers built? Seems a very low number was it not the 335 hp motor that was low numbers? I had a 68 383 4 speed charger back in the late 70s early 80s still have the build sheet somewhere.


i'm far from an expert & I await to be corrected  cheers

 as far as I know , the 335 horse 383 was only available  in the  68 Roadrunner / superbee
 the 68 Charger had two 383s  one being a 330hp four barrel & a 290hp  two barrel.

if you can locate your old chargers  broadcast sheet  you could post up the vin !  maybe it  still exists ?  & or  send info to the 68 registry also Barry of Hamtramck historical. would be good to document another  yesnod
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 have you seen one ? got a picture of fender tag ? would love to see another ! would appreciate  keeping your eyes peeled guys ...Thanks

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C500s & Daytonas & Superbirds
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« Reply #9 on: January 25, 2020, 01:37:21 PM »

NO, the manual transmission numbers from GG's "white book" are incorrect

1968 Charger:
total 3-speed manual ~ 2,307
total 4-speed manual ~ 6,920


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« Reply #10 on: January 25, 2020, 01:54:41 PM »

Was there really only 259 68 383 4 speed  330 hp chargers built? Seems a very low number was it not the 335 hp motor that was low numbers? I had a 68 383 4 speed charger back in the late 70s early 80s still have the build sheet somewhere.


i'm far from an expert & I await to be corrected  cheers

 as far as I know , the 335 horse 383 was only available  in the  68 Roadrunner / superbee
 the 68 Charger had two 383s  one being a 330hp four barrel & a 290hp  two barrel.




That is correct.
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« Reply #11 on: January 25, 2020, 06:52:37 PM »

Was there really only 259 68 383 4 speed  330 hp chargers built? Seems a very low number was it not the 335 hp motor that was low numbers? I had a 68 383 4 speed charger back in the late 70s early 80s still have the build sheet somewhere.

I have always been suspect of this number. I think I have seen more than that number, just in posts on this website.

Also that Charger is nice, but that seems like crazy money for that car. My friend has a bronze on tan 69 383 HP 4-speed car and he hasn't been able to get anywhere near that kind of money for it.
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« Reply #12 on: January 26, 2020, 04:34:51 AM »

My friend has a bronze on tan 69 383 HP 4-speed car and he hasn't been able to get anywhere near that kind of money for it.


That's because it's not a '68.    smilielol
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