I am selling this car for a friend. For specific questions on this car you can reach him at (949) 433-8912, the owner's name is Jim.
Here we have a 1962 Dodge Lancer 4 door station wagon with 60's styling and with modern safety and performance upgrades. Engine and transmission have been recently rebuilt, new Flow-Master exhaust mufflers, and a new battery. This wagon starts every time and is fun and safe to drive, excellent exhaust note. The dashboard instruments, door latches and locks, tailgate window all work correctly. The windshield has no cracks as well as all of the glass all the way around. New whitewall tires with approximately 1000 miles, the full Lancer hubcaps are in very good condition. All of the chrome is in good condition, with some pitting and hazing, the original grill is in good condition. There are two areas of rust that are shown in the pictures just in front of the rear wheels on the rocker panels, these areas can be fixed very easily. The body paint is in nice condition with minor imperfections, please review the photo's to determine condition of the paint. There is a spot by the fuel filler cap where the paint is a different color. The original roof rack is missing but the mounting holes are present if you want to install a roof rack. The rear window goes down easily at the tailgate and there is no rust on the tailgate. The interior shows very well with some upholstery work completed. Interior door panels are in excellent condition as well as the dash pad. The original radio works. True miles are unknown.
The following upgrades have been completed on this Lancer station wagon, front power disc brakes, 318 ci rebuilt engine (originally slant 6), rebuilt push button 727 torque-flight transmission. The rear end is an 8 1/4". Modern steering components, dual exhaust mufflers and piping from exhaust manifold to tailpipes. This wagon handles very well. The wheels and tire have been upgraded to 14". There is a heavy duty rear sway bar in the rear.
This vehicle has current California registration and is good to February 2014. There are no back DMV fees on this vehicle. The owner has a clear California title, in his name for this vehicle.
NOTE: Only bidders from the U. S. are accepted for this auction. If you have less than 10 positive feedback comments as a buyer please contact me prior to bidding. If you do not your bid may be cancelled. The reserve price on this vehicle will not be revealed during the auction. Specific questions can be addressed before you bid. You may contact the owner or myself by cell phone or email.
NOTE: The winning bidder will need to contact me within 48 hours of the auction close to discuss final payment arrangements for the balance due less the $500.00 PayPal deposit. Please contact Arnie, at (949) 573-1139 to make the final payment arrangements.
Transportation of this vehicle is the responsibility of the winning bidder, we can assist with loading of the vehicle onto the transport truck. The winning bidder must picked up the vehicle within 30 days of the auction close.
For general and specific questions about this vehicle you can reach me at (949) 573-1139, or by email: email@example.com. My name is Arnie
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Mon, 16 Dec 2013 14:57:00 EST
My younger brother bought a Dodge Dart earlier this summer. It's a basic SXT, in Maximum Steel Metallic, with the 2.0-liter engine, a six-speed automatic transmission and not a whole lot else. Unfortunately, at the time, the Dart was one of the few cars in the compact class I'd never driven. I didn't know a lot about it, and therefore, didn't have a lot to say when he bought it. I think the words "based on an Alfa," popped out when I first saw it.
Fri, 18 Jan 2013 19:01:00 EST
As it turns out, he's grown quite fond of the dark gray sedan, so it was with some degree of enthusiasm that I paid him a visit in this bright-orange Dart GT. I was excited to see what it was about the Dart that he enjoyed so much, despite my tester featuring a different engine, transmission and a lot more tech. After a week with the car, though, I must say: I don't quite see what all the fuss is about.
As a reporter covering an auto show, the one opportunity you never want to miss is going to the Sergio Marchionne press briefing.
Sun, 28 Apr 2013 15:05:00 EST
"This undertaking to bring Alfa back is a one-shot deal... We are not going to do this twice."
There just aren't that many real characters left in the auto industry. Marchionne, who sits atop both Chrysler and Fiat, is not only one of the smartest execs in the business, but also the most frank. Herein, a sample of the quotable always-sweatered executive:
In 2011, Chrysler announced a $72-million investment in its Toledo Machining Plant to modernize production of the eight- and nine-speed torque-converters for automatic transmissions made there. That upgrade work won't be finished until Q3 of this year, but Chrysler has already announced a further $19.6-million investment to increase production capacity for the nine-speeders.
The extra units will be necessary because the nine-speed transmission they'll be mated to is going into three popular models: it will debut on the 2014 Jeep Cherokee, then go into the Chrysler 200 and Dodge Dart. The company predicted that this year alone it would sell 200,000 units equipped with the nine-speed tranny, and it is spending some $374 million in addition to the investment in Toledo to upgrade production capacity for it.
The work attached to this new investment won't begin until Q3 of 2014, and it will be finished by the end of that year. There's a press release below with all the details.