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Author Topic: Help me please. Looking for 69 charger roof trim  (Read 6667 times)
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« Reply #25 on: September 26, 2007, 07:16:57 AM »

Rob, Is the car rust free? If so a clean SE R/T charger at 29k sounds fair.
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True, but without a real fender tag, how do you know it was even an SE to begin with? Personally, I would never touch a car without a real tag unless I was doing a modified car. That car was hanging around 14K before the buy it now option was used. It was probably not going to climb over 22 or 23K because of that tag. Just my  Twocents  Good Luck with the car though. I mean no disrespect by my comments. I think honest opinions are what you were looking for.

On another note, my friend owned a '73 Vette for about 5 days, and in that short amount of time he was sold on it and now wants one for keeps. I'm worried about driving one myself. I may never go back to Mopar.  Wink

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« Reply #26 on: September 26, 2007, 07:59:19 AM »

Rob, Is the car rust free? If so a clean SE R/T charger at 29k sounds fair.
Pat

True, but without a real fender tag, how do you know it was even an SE to begin with? Personally, I would never touch a car without a real tag unless I was doing a modified car. That car was hanging around 14K before the buy it now option was used. It was probably not going to climb over 22 or 23K because of that tag. Just my  Twocents  Good Luck with the car though. I mean no disrespect by my comments. I think honest opinions are what you were looking for.

On another note, my friend owned a '73 Vette for about 5 days, and in that short amount of time he was sold on it and now wants one for keeps. I'm worried about driving one myself. I may never go back to Mopar.  Wink



If you don't mind "falling out" of the door since it sits so low.. I've driven a LS-6 4speed '71 'Vette once and then drove the 4speed Hemi 'Cuda the next day.. Sure, the 'Vette handled great, but I liked the slightly higher stance of the 'Cuda...

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« Reply #27 on: September 26, 2007, 06:48:41 PM »

That color is just awesome.  What is the color and is it a stock color?
I'm surprised everyone likes that color so much, to me it looked like the General Lee color.  It's Hugger orange, chevy color.
Well hello to all.  Hear are a few pictures.  I took it for a ride after work and I must admit, I felt real cool cruising in the bad boy.  Lots to adj and fix up, but what a cool car the 69 Charger is.  I think I'll keep it. laugh   One picture is of the black painted front end that I dislike very much.  I call that the black hole.  Thanks for all your help.  Hey not for nuttin, I service and fix callme elevators all day long, any elevator/escalator guys or girls out there?  Rob.


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« Reply #28 on: September 26, 2007, 07:37:23 PM »

If your worried about $$$ then maybe you should sell it and put your money in a  money market.You seem to be missing the point of old muscle cars...
And , I'm not trying to be a smart ass. Just my  Twocents Yeah , I know.....I'm waiting for it .  popcrn
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« Reply #29 on: September 26, 2007, 08:09:50 PM »

If your worried about $$$ then maybe you should sell it and put your money in a  money market.You seem to be missing the point of old muscle cars...
And , I'm not trying to be a smart ass. Just my  Twocents Yeah , I know.....I'm waiting for it .  popcrn
Nope, I've been dealing with Muscle cars for over 35 years.  I just try to make sure I make good deals.  So far so good.  The one car I lost money on was a 69 396 Camaro Indy pace car. I did a frame off restoration, made magazines, and even reproduced the Indy flags off the back just like the original.  I had 25,000 in parts in that car back in 84 and sold it for 17,500.00.  Outside of that loss,  I try to buy cars that I can get my money back on.  I also have a wife to answer too and 3 kids and lots of bills.   I feel I'm lucky to be able to even have a Muscle car, I just don't want to pour money and time into it and regret it.  I've already made up my mind to restore it further and enjoy it, and if I do not recoup all my funds, Oh well.  See thats why I sold that beautiful Corvette, I would always tell people, I'm not a vette guy, I'm a muscle car guy that likes vettes.  It just never hit my soul.  Now Gm guy or not, I see a Mopar, like the challenger conv I passed the other day and I'm thinking about that car all day.  I've been thinking about 69 Chargers since 69.  I'm thrilled to have one, I apologize to all my new Mopar friends for actually thinking of bailing.  If only you knew what I've been through to get this car, starting with Bank America losing my money, but its past me now, I waxed it today, tomorrow I change the antifreeze, and then I have about 100 items coming my way in the mail.    I gotta laugh, all this started from "anyone have any roof trim?"  laugh
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« Reply #30 on: September 26, 2007, 08:31:22 PM »

Rob,
The trim I have looks good, one is a 8 out of 10 and the other is a 7, If you need them just PM me your address and I will send them to you and if you like them just pay me what you think is a fair price! shruggy I don't need them and they will just collect dust here!
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geee pat, howbout you send me your car.... and if i like it, i'll pay you what i think is a fair price!?!?!?!? LOL!!!!!!!
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hey rob...
nice looking ride man!!! even though i'm partial to 68's!!! LOL but i LOVE the black grill!!!!!!!!! gonna black out my 68 grill.
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« Reply #31 on: September 26, 2007, 08:41:02 PM »

Rob,
The trim I have looks good, one is a 8 out of 10 and the other is a 7, If you need them just PM me your address and I will send them to you and if you like them just pay me what you think is a fair price! shruggy I don't need them and they will just collect dust here!
Pat
geee pat, howbout you send me your car.... and if i like it, i'll pay you what i think is a fair price!?!?!?!? LOL!!!!!!!
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The Charger doesn't collect dust! Yet!
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« Reply #32 on: September 26, 2007, 08:43:06 PM »

Rob,
The trim I have looks good, one is a 8 out of 10 and the other is a 7, If you need them just PM me your address and I will send them to you and if you like them just pay me what you think is a fair price! shruggy I don't need them and they will just collect dust here!
Pat
geee pat, howbout you send me your car.... and if i like it, i'll pay you what i think is a fair price!?!?!?!? LOL!!!!!!!
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 iagree  Pat you can give me your car

and 1969chargerrtse  That is one sweet ride.  You need to chill out and enjoy it man.  Worry about all the small stuff that needs attention in the winter.  Go out and drive that beast.  I wish my ride was that nice and I think you got one hell of a deal
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« Reply #33 on: September 27, 2007, 03:31:29 AM »

Rob,
The trim I have looks good, one is a 8 out of 10 and the other is a 7, If you need them just PM me your address and I will send them to you and if you like them just pay me what you think is a fair price! shruggy I don't need them and they will just collect dust here!
Pat
geee pat, howbout you send me your car.... and if i like it, i'll pay you what i think is a fair price!?!?!?!? LOL!!!!!!!
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 iagree  Pat you can give me your car

and 1969chargerrtse  That is one sweet ride.  You need to chill out and enjoy it man.  Worry about all the small stuff that needs attention in the winter.  Go out and drive that beast.  I wish my ride was that nice and I think you got one hell of a deal
Thanks John, I'm chilin, I'm chillin yesnod
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« Reply #34 on: September 27, 2007, 03:58:31 PM »

1969chargerrtse,going to LVD sat for the mopar show?Since you're in CT ,not to far.From where ou're at ,makes anice drive up rt.8.
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« Reply #35 on: September 27, 2007, 04:37:40 PM »

1969chargerrtse,going to LVD sat for the mopar show?Since you're in CT ,not to far.From where ou're at ,makes anice drive up rt.8.
Not sure where LVD is but, I'm on call (fixing elevators) this SAt and Sun.  Thanks for mentioning it though.  Plus I need to change these gears.  Newest issue is it runs hot. I put a new thermostat in it 160* but it already had a 160*.  It runs normal for about 15 mins, then starts creeping up?  If i let it sit and idle , it creeps up.  If I run it down the road it cools down some what maybe 1/2 way across the temp gauge.  It doesn't have a shroud, but it pulls strong air and still is hot while driving.  Ya think headgasket?  Maybe a combustion chamber is leaking in to the water?  I put new antifreeze in it.  It looked like rusty water before I did the change.  The whole radiator feels hot so I believe its flowing fine?  Any ideas?  When I get my new gears one day, will have to meet, your not far from me. Thanks, Rob.
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« Reply #36 on: September 27, 2007, 04:52:57 PM »

Check the lower radiator hose.  The spring inside the hose usually rusts up.

Where is the show in CT?  I would go
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« Reply #37 on: September 27, 2007, 05:40:45 PM »

Check the lower radiator hose.  The spring inside the hose usually rusts up.

Where is the show in CT?  I would go
  I'll check that, but I think the heat problem is probably a gasket.  I'll just add that to the list.  This car is like a cute baby, lots of work but great to look at.  You got me where the show is?   What town you from, I'm in Bethany.

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I live in Warwick, RI.  Use to live in Groton, CT Here is a link for the car show
http://www.gforceonline.com/show7.htm
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« Reply #38 on: September 27, 2007, 06:46:45 PM »

Definitely need a shroud on there....
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« Reply #39 on: September 27, 2007, 07:28:26 PM »

Definitely need a shroud on there....
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« Reply #40 on: September 28, 2007, 04:52:50 AM »

Thats when you need the shroud, to channel all the air through the radiator.   Finding a used Sure-Grip 3.23 rear shouldnt be that hard...I'd step it up to at least a 3.55 though.

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