Dodge Challenger T/A
"In May 1969, a Chrysler product planner conceived the Dodge Challenger T/A; it was born nine months later, on February 12, 1970, Dodge had to make 2,400 Challengers T/As for civilians to support one SCCA racing car. Starting with a Challenger Highline (JH23), the A53 Trans Am package had a special 290 horsepower 340. Carrying a unique "J" VIN prefix, the engine had increased webbing in the mains, valvetrain revisions, and the ubiquitous trio of troublesome Holleys residing on an Edelbrock intake manifold."
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For sale by the long time owner (since 1979) is this rare Challenger T/A. This is one of only 1,410 produced with the 3-Speed Slap Stick transmission confirmed by the original build sheet.� Not a body off restored show piece, but a combination of well kept original with some cosmetic and mechanical work done over the years. The odometer reads 63,600 miles and is documented by past service history. The 340 engine has been rebuilt along with the automatic transmission. It was repainted the original Mango Orange� in the early 80's and is showing it's age and both rear quarter panels were replaced at the same time. New seat covers were installed along with a new vinyl top. It has power steering, power front disc brakes and an AM radio.
Vin # JH23J0B292880
340 6-Pack Engine
Edelbrock Intake Manifold
Added Ceramic Coated Headers
Slapstick 3- Speed Automatic Transmission
Power Front Disc Brakes
P225/70R-15 BF Goodrich Radial T/A Tires in Front
P235/70R15 BF Goodrich Radial T/A Tires in Back
If you have been looking for an original car that you can drive as-is or take to the next level, this is it. There are not many left.
Included in the sale will be the original build sheet and a 3" thick binder filled with receipts for work done over the years
Please remember that this car is 47 years old and not perfect. The paint is driver quality and does have some visible flaws as shown.
THIS CAR IS FOR SALE BY OWNER AND LOCATED IN TINLEY PARK, ILLINOIS 60487
Disclaimer;� This vehicle is for sale by a private party and the above information was provided by the owner.� We can make no guarantee as to the accuracy of the information.� All vehicles are sold "AS-IS" and "WHERE IS" with no express, written, or implied warranty, representation, or guarantee (including, but not limited to; warranties of merchantability and/or fitness for a particular purpose). We shall not be responsible for the correct description, authenticity, genuineness or defects herein and make no warranty in connection therewith.� Any descriptions or representations are for identification purposes only and are not to be construed as a warranty of any type.� It is the responsibility of the buyer to have thoroughly inspected the vehicle as to the condition and value and to purchase based solely upon that judgment.� Seller assumes no responsibility for any repairs regardless of any oral statements about this vehicle.� Seller is not responsible for typographical errors, printing errors, or omissions.� The description above is for information purposes only and if you elect to forgo a personal inspection, we can make no guarantees as to your satisfaction with the vehicle. The seller shall make every reasonable attempt to disclose any known defects associated with this vehicle prior to the close of sale and we make a concerted effort to describe all items accurately, but do not expressly or implicitly guarantee the accuracy or adequacy of any description.
�Contact MUST be made within 24 hours of auction close.�� Full Payment must be made to the owner within 7 days from the auction close.
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