114 Photos - May 7, 2009
Photo: 70 charger rt 440 auto car still owned by the original purchaser. needed a full restoration engine bay looking very nice and fresh!Photo: 70 charger engine bay looking very goodPhoto: 70 charger inside door with its slighly dirty white cream colorPhoto: all painted 70 charger doorPhoto: all jambed out and ready for final paint, this banna yello paint was a very solid color with no metallics which allowed us to paint the car in stages and assemble it later as were other paint jobs with pearls or metallics have to be painted asseblembledPhoto: front of 70 charger ready for paintPhoto: 70 charger rtPhoto: with the inside painted it was time to get the outside primed and block sandedPhoto: a view from the backsidePhoto: Photo: 70 charger hood trunk lid and valance panels freshly sprayedPhoto: shinny banana yellowPhoto: 70 charger rt assembled and ready for stripesPhoto: I love flat black, the original black outs where not symetrical from side to side so we made sure to measure twice and paint oncePhoto: assembled with flat black and rt badges ready to install rear stripePhoto: Photo: Photo: Photo: Photo: Photo: Photo: Photo: Photo: RT badges and 1970 only door scoops where non functional but looked cool just the samePhoto: 70 charger inside door with its slighly dirty white cream colorPhoto: all painted 70 charger doorPhoto: all jambed out and ready for final paint, this banna yello paint was a very solid color with no metallics which allowed us to paint the car in stages and assemble it later as were other paint jobs with pearls or metallics have to be painted asseblembledPhoto: look at the clearness of the of the clear. not much wet sanding needed here. plus its getting covered up laterPhoto: YES its banna YELLOW!Photo: shinny bannaPhoto: 70 charger rtPhoto: 70 charger rt assembled and ready for stripesPhoto: I love flat blackPhoto: After sitting for two winters it was once again time to work on the Charger. The motor was done and ready for installPhoto: Fresh "race Hemi" orange was appliedPhoto: POR 15 paint was the standard restoration paint applied to almost every surface of the carPhoto: after Priming the engine oil pump we realized the engine had a valve cover leak that needed repaired and the exhaust studs had to be changed so the manifolds had to be removedPhoto: A new Item to the Mopar big blocks is this light weight aluminum bracket for holding the ECU box behind the intake manifold. It bolts right up to the factory valley pan boltsPhoto: with the "k-frame" removed again we were ready to install the engine just as the factory did in 1970Photo: engine and transmission fully assembled ready for installPhoto: The ole 440 and 727 transmission is looking great !Photo: With a little finess it would all come togetherPhoto: Masking the car is very important when installing the headliner because glue is sprayed everywhere. Carl and Marcus are looking cozy arent theyPhoto: Headliner is white and wearing gloves is very important so as not to get dirty finger prints on the whitePhoto: After Headliner is installed the dome light and other components can be installedPhoto: The 440 is installed without removing the hood and no scratchesPhoto: Photo: Photo: Photo: Photo: Photo: Photo: Photo: Look at the perfection of the underside, everything is new or redone and the exhaust is a new system from TTI Exhaust with Dynamax mufflers and original style exhaust tipsPhoto: Photo: Photo: Photo: Photo: Photo: Photo: Photo: Photo: Photo: Photo: Photo: Photo: Photo: Photo: Dan and His Wife enjoyed hearing their car run after so many years, Now if they could just drive it!Photo: Photo: Photo: Photo: Photo: Photo: Photo: Photo: Photo: Photo: Photo: Photo: Photo: Photo: Photo: Photo: Photo: Photo: Photo: Photo: Photo: Photo: Photo: Photo: Photo: Photo: Photo: Photo: Photo: Photo: Photo: Photo: Photo: Photo: Photo: Photo: Photo: Photo: Photo: Photo: Photo: Photo: Photo: Photo: Photo: