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CC-29037

For Sale: 1968 Dodge Coronet
in San Marcos, Texas

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Description
 
Very rare 1968 Dodge Coronet R/T 440 Magnum 375 HP High Performance Convertible. This is a matching numbers car that has been undergoing a complete professional ground up factory stock restoration for the past 10 months. At this time, it is approximately 95% fully restored. Much effort has gone into locating and successfully obtaining all the original parts that were missing, except front bucket seats.
The car’s frame has been completely restored, and all the floor pans have been replaced with new pans. Although there was severe corrosion of the rear wheel housings, both have been completely repaired and are as good as from the factory. The front suspension K frame has been fully disassembled and rebuilt with all new polyurethane bushings and ball joints. The steering column has been completely disassembled, cleaned and painted. The factory installed differential has been cleaned, inspected and painted to factory specifications. The 440 engine is stock from the factory, complete, rebuilt and has been blueprinted with all new gaskets. It includes the original factory radiator, starter, power steering pump and factory air cleaner housing. The exhaust system is an all new factory reproduction, including the mufflers and the factory stainless steel exhaust tips.
The body has been completely repaired and is now in perfect condition in a primered state, ready for final preparation and paint. The body’s interior, including the engine compartment and the trunk compartment, have all been seam sealed, primed and painted with the original Sunfire Yellow factory color from PPG. All the original Chrysler glass, including the convertible top rear window, is included. The windshield is not included. The convertible top frame is complete and in excellent condition. The operating mechanism for the convertible top is fully functioning. A new convertible factory black top is included for installation. We have all the exterior R/T emblems, some of which are new replicas, to complete this car’s exterior trim. The stainless steel and aluminum trim for this car is complete; in excellent condition; and has all been polished. Factory Dodge Music Master AM working radio, including working light and original radio antenna. Original set of 4 spoke wheels, not yet restored. Original jack and lug wrench have been cleaned and painted.
Original parts that were replaced with new parts are included, for those wanting the car’s original factory parts.
This car is ready for completion to its original factory condition with only minimal work and some parts to complete its full ground up restoration.
The original factory owner’s manual and “Certicard” are included, together with the original factory fender stamp and a certified decoding of the fender stamp. Also, part of the original build sheet was found in the car.
At the time of sale, the car will be rolling, steerable and the emergency brake functioning.
This car has been certified by Galen V. Govier as per the Chrysler Registry on February 4, 1998. Its production date was Wednesday, March 6, 1968 at the St. Louis, MO plant. According to the Chrysler Registry, 431 Dodge Coronet R/T convertibles with automatic transmissions were built to American specifications in the 1968 model year.

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Pricing Information
 
Asking Price
$35,000
Vehicle Location


Country
United States
 
City, State
San Marcos, TX
Zip
78666
Vehicle Basics

Trim Level
R/T

Year
1968

VIN
WS27L8G200495

Vehicle Category/Style
Restoration Projects

Convertible
Yes

Exterior Details

Vehicle Color(s)
Primer

Restoration History
Partially Restored

Condition of Exterior
Mint

Interior Details

Accessories and Customizations



Restoration History
Partially Restored

Condition of Interior
Very Good

Engine Details

Engine Configuration
V-8

Engine Size
440

Engine History
Rebuilt

Engine Condition
Not Running

Transmission Details

Transmission Type
Automatic

Drive Train
Rear-wheel drive

 
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