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Home > Buy > '70 Dodge Challenger R/T, 440 Magnum

'70 Dodge Challenger R/T, 440 Magnum   

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A lot of Mopar fans collect SIX PACK and HEMI cars to recapture of piece of their well misspent youth.  The owner of this car remembers things more accurately than most.  The "street fighter" package that most Dodge Boys won bragging rights with weren't fussy mulit-carb jobs with a "mystery shifter" four speed, they were the big-inch 440 4bbl Magnum mated to the 727 TorqueFlite transmission and a Sure-Grip rear end. 

This 1970 Challenger R/T 440 Automatic recently underwent a complete rotisserie restoration.   The original broadcast sheet confirms this well optioned street terror presents the way the factory made her, Deep Burnt Orange Metallic, Burnt Orange Vinyl and Cloth Interior.  Far from FT6 Burnt Tan “stick around brown”, FK5 Deep Orange shows like the sunset over the badlands of South Dakota, especially under a blue sky.  The Deep Orange theme is carried through on the premium cloth and vinyl interior.  Combined with the stripe delete option and Sport Hood, the whole package says "sleeper" without being dowdy; muscular and elegant at the same time.

The engine and transmission are the original numbers matching units born with the car.  All the body numbers are likewise present and accounted for.  All options are documented by the original broadcast sheet and fender tags.  Hemi's may have won a few battles at Daytona, and SIX-PACKS some skirmishes on the NHRA drags, but the 440 Magnum won the war on the street.  If you are looking for more time well "misspent", then drop hammer in to DRIVE and push the pedal to the floor, this Challenger is waiting...

Decoding of Fender Tag: Bottom to Top, Left to Right

Code Description
E86 440-4 Barrel High Performance
D32 H-D A-727 TorqueFlite Trans / Some Years A-998
JS23
J = Dodge Challenger
S = Special
23 = 2 Door Hardtop
U0B
U = 440 375HP 1-4BBL 8 CYL
0 = 1970
B = Dodge Main, Hamtramck, MI, USA
377907 Sequence Number '377907'
FK5
Paint Code: Dark Burnt Orange Metallic / Deep Burnt Orange Iridescent
H5K4
Trim Grade/Style/Color
H = High
5 = Cloth and Vinyl Bucket Seats
K4 = Burnt Orange
000 Upper Door Frame: Full Door Panel
613 Date Built: 6 / 13 / 1970
068054 Order Number: 068054
V1X Roof Type OR Color:  Full Vinyl Top - Black
A36 3.55:1 High Performance Axle Package
A62 Rallye Instrument Cluster
B51 Power Assisted Brakes
C16 Console w/ Buckets
C55 Bucket Seats
J54 Sport Hood 70-1
M21 Roof Drip Rail Moldings
N41 Dual Exhaust w/o Tips
N42 Chrome Dual Exhaust Tips
N85 Tachometer
R11 Music Master Radio AM
V68 Delete Stripes
Y05 Built to U.S. Specifications
26 26 in. Radiator
EN1 End of Codes Assembly Line 1



Basic Vehicle Information

Year 1970   Displacement 440 4bbl
Make Dodge   Transmission Automatic Floor Shift
Model Challenger   Gears 727 Torqueflight
Price $65,000 SYA! SOLD.   Rear End Performance Axle Package
Location Elkhart, IN   Final Drive 3.55:1 Sure Grip
Odometer 94290   Drivetrain Rear-wheel Drive
VIN members only   Body Type R/T
Engine HP 375   Exterior Color FK5- Deep Burnt Orange Metallic
Cylinders 8   Interior Color H5K4- Burnt Orange Vinyl and Cloth
Factory Options   Added Accessories
Black Vinyl Roof
High Performance Axle Package
Rallye Instrument Cluster
Tachometer
Console
Bucket Seats
Power Assisted Brakes
Sport Hood
Stripe Delete
 


Principal Use: Private Museum Piece
Conditional Grade: Better Than New - Every component and surface is finished to exceed the quality achieved by the factory. Mechanical operation and overall fit and finish exceeds that of the original manufacturer
Overall Originality: Restored Concours - Vehicle has usually been professionally restored to the current highest standard, using a combination of refurbished original parts, exact reproduction parts, and new old stock (NOS) parts. Attention to replicating factory fit, finishes, and marking details are paid attention to. Bare metal finishes may be mimicked with paints and coatings to prevent corrosion. Paint and body may exceed the quality produced by the factory.

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