Purchased car from Texas September 2011. I have done the below repairs/upgrades:
Front brakes changed to disc
Wheels changed to 15" - Cragar Eliminator 500G series
TH400 (switch pitch) transmission rebuilt
Original 400 cu.in. engine rebuilt.
Original Quadra-Jet rebuilt
New EATON 12 bolt "O" type 28 spline Posi-Trac (Stock 3.08) ratio
New wiring (American Auto Wire) headlights to tail lights
Radio replaced w/Custom Auto Sound 630 series
Instrument panel re-chromed and custom tachometer by Ron Roth Instrument Panel
Distributor replaced w/electronic ignition
Exhaust manifolds replaced w/headers (No replacement manifolds available)
Fuel gauge sending unit replaced
Air Lift 1000 kit added to rear
All shocks replaced
Starter solenoid moved to fender well
Car repainted original factory "Spanish Red"
Windshield and rear window replaced
Horn does NOT work.
Rear Defroster does NOT work
Factory A/C changed to Old Air Products
Spare is 14" and not on Cragar wheel
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