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1973 Plymouth Satellite / Roadrunner Tribute on 2040-cars

US $18,000.00
Year:1973 Mileage:87594

Reedsport, Oregon, United States

Reedsport, Oregon, United States

I am selling my 1973 Plymouth Satellite / Roadrunner Tribute.  I first purchased this car in Northern California where it had spent it's whole life with it's original owner.   It had 87953 original miles on it.  It was a Satellite and I believe it was a Sebring, but I am unsure of that, as it has been a few years.  When I got it, it was Rally Red with a 318ci with a 904 auto and a 8.25 rear end.  We could find no rust in the car anywhere.  The interior was in very poor shape.  The 318 leaked and burnt oil so I replaced it with a 360 that I had stroked and bored by The Performance Shop in Redding, CA.  They did all the machine work.  They put Edelbrock heads, cam and did a complete rebuild. I was told the horsepower is between 500-525.  I had a transmission shop in Redding rebuild a 727 with a new 2000 stall converter.  I also had a complete driveline built by Driveline Specialties. The Performance Shop also rebuilt a 8.75 sure grip rear end with 3.55 gears.  We removed the K member and completely rebuilt it. 

While the car had no interior, no K member, & no rear end (just an empty shell) we power washed all of the original undercoating out from underneath the car.  We re-undercoated the car when finished.  We sanded the car down until almost all of the bare metal was exposed, still finding no rust.   I had a friend that worked at Reed's Auto Body do all of the body work and got the car in primer and did a complete paint job. 

We sent the car over to Dan's Trim Shop in Redding, CA for the interior.  He did all of the interior from carpet to headliner including covering the dash pad.  The interior is beautiful!

We had brand new 17" American Racing wheels and Nitto tires put on the car.  We also had the suspension checked and aligned by Farwest Tire Factory. We also had new dual exhaust with x pipe and flow master mufflers installed .

Since the project has been completed, we have put less than 100 miles on it.  To me it seems a bit low geared, but other than that the car has plenty of power and drives well. 

When I started building the car, I wanted a driver that I could show if I wanted.  I would put this car in a show, and I wouldn't be surprised to win a show and shine.  It is a fun cruiser, people stop and stare.  This is a car I was nostalgic for because I had one when I was younger.  I spent about $24,000 on this project, needless to say, it doesn't "fit" me (or I don't fit in it) the way I did back then.

I believe that I am critical of the car because it is not perfect, but the average person would not even notice much of the imperfections. 

There is no warranty and buyer is responsible for shipping.

If you have any questions please give me a call between 7:00 a.m. &  9:00 p.m. Pacific Time. 360-540-7585  Al

 It is time for this car to go to a home where it will be driven more & enjoyed so Happy Bidding!

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