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FOR SALE--1971 Dodge Challenger R/T—real R/T Challenger, originally 383 now 440-6 pack with 727 Auto trans.

California Car (have copy of title), I purchased in Illinois (never titled) Originally Gunmetal Grey with no stripes, body side molding. Car was black when I bought it and I kept it that way in restoration in year restoration in November 2000-Sept. of 2001. Numbers matching 383 goes with car (bored .030 over, mild cam, etc) 383 needs intake and car, Engine ran great while in car, rebuilt in 1999, pulled out in 2007 to make room for a 440-6 pack stroked to 500 Cubic Inches.

Car has been featured in September 2002 issue of Mopar Muscle Magazine, feature car in country music group Rascal Flatts video for the song “My Worst Fear”, won numerous awards including a best in class at Chrysler Classic, 1st Place at Mopar Nationals, 2002 Indianapolis World of Wheels GM Performance Car Show Series “Pick of the Show”, Street Machine Nationals 1st Place, Good Guys Hot Rod Nationals “Mopar Pick”,

The car underwent a full restoration in November of 2000, documented with photos. At time of restoration, disc brake conversion kit from Master Power Brakes was added to the front of the car, body was stripped down and shot with Base/Clear “Blue Black” from Spies Hecker. Underside of car was sprayed with Semi-Gloss paint. Trunk floor was replaced, lower quarter patch panels replaced.


Paint & Body:

Car was originally Gun Metal Grey, now painted with Spies Hecker Blue Black

Restored in 2000 by Troy Anderson of Andersons Automotive Restorations

Billet Hood hinges from XV Motorsports



Custom Carbon Fiber gauge panel by Muscle Car Restorations

Custom Carbon Fiber console top plate by Muscle Car Restorations

Carbon Fiber “Pistol Grip” shifter

Custom Carbon Fiber Door panel inserts

XV Motorsports seatbelts

Custom Auto Sound 6 Disc CD-Changer and Audio system

Pioneer speakers

Flaming River polished tilt steering column

Flaming River Waterfall steering wheel



440 Block stroked to 500 C.I. with Barry Grant “Six Shooter” Carb set up.

All roller components inside (Comp cams brand where possible)

TTI-3” Headers

3” Custom Mandrel Bent Exhaust with Flowmaster 40 Series

Milodon Low-profile Oil Pan

MSD Billet Distributor/Ignition

Be Cool Polished Radiator

Chrome 6-Pack Intake by Advanced Plating Nashville, TN



727 Torqueflight

B & M Quick Shift Kit

TSI Torque Converter 3,000 stall

A & A Transmission Aluminum Pan/Filter



Magnumforce Sub-Frame Connectors

QA1 adjustable shocks (aluminum)

8 ¾ Rear End/3.91 Gears

G-max sway bars

Front Disc Brakes with Tuff Stuff Chrome Booster



RT 5 Retro Alloys (Chrome)//Nitto NT 555

Front 17x7

Rear 18x9


There are lots of parts that go with the car. 383 numbers matching Motor, various brackets, PS pump, Ralley gauges (white faced), original hood hinges, box of seatbelts,original woodgrain console top plate, etc. Call or e-mail for more information and pictures. I have all receipts for work done and parts purchased. DVD of Pictures and Music video, along with a copy of the magazine feature included.


Serious buyers only. $70,000/Offer


Call or E-mail Zach 765-532-0172 zsmiley84@gmail.com or Call Dave 765-404-1843


Located an hour north of Indianapolis.


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nice car... why sell?



Had fun with the car for 11 years. Won big awards, been in music video, magazines, etc. Nearing retirement, wanting to buy a NEW challenger to tool around in and get in and go when i want. I love this car, but i think it is time to part.

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