1968 Dodge Charger R/T. 440. 4-Speed. A/C - RESTORED. EXCELLENT.
- Make: Dodge
- Model: Charger
- SubModel: R/T 440. 4-Speed. A/C. RESTORED. Excellent! VIDEO
- Type: Coupe
- Trim: R/T. 440. 4-Speed. A/C. RESTORED. Excellent! VIDEO
- Year: 1968
- Mileage: 45,800
- VIN: XS29L8B384054
- Color: White
- Engine size: 440 Magnum V8
- Number of cylinders: 8
- Power options: Air Conditioning
- Fuel: Gasoline
- Transmission: Manual
- Drive type: RWD
- Interior color: Red
- Drive side: Left-hand drive
- Vehicle Title: Clear Want to buy? Contact seller!
1968 Dodge Charger R/T. 440. 4-Speed. A/C. RESTORED. Excellent! VIDEO1968 Dodge Charger R/T. 440. 4-Speed. A/C - RESTORED. EXCELLENT. 1968 Dodge Charger R/T. 440. 4-Speed. A/C - RESTORED. EXCELLENT.
Click image to enlargeDescription 1968 Dodge Charger R/T
Listed on behalf of the owner.
Located in PORTLAND, OREGON.
This Charger was built on May 17, 1968 at the Hamtramck, Michigan factory. Special ordered originally with white paint and white vinyl top, red vinyl interior with bucket seats. Power was from the 440 V8 with originally a 3-speed automatic. After making its way to Texas, this car passed through several owners over the years and was a bit worse for wear until being acquired by the current owner who had been looking for a '68 factory 440 car. He then set out on what would become a high-end, professional, 9-year restoration by the Muscle Rod Shop in San Antonio that was just finished early in 2017. The result is spectacular.
When purchased by the current owner, the original 440 engine had previously been changed to a 6 cylinder(!), so a correct, date-coded 440 Magnum V8 was located and completely rebuilt. Bored .040 over standard with upgraded cam for better driveability. Single Holley 4 barrel carburetor, as original. The engine is speced at 375 HP @ 4400 rpm and rated 0 to 60mph in 6.5 seconds. The drivetrain was fully rebuilt. The only deviation from stock was the installation of a correctly date-coded 4-speed manual transmission with Centerforce clutch, which seemed better suited for the 440 than the original Torqueflite automatic. The front brakes were also upgraded to disc. Polished rallye wheels wrapped with new B.F. Goodrich radial T/A tires. This car hits the road running and never looks back. It's fast (and loud, when wanted), shifts and handles better than new.
The body underwent a comprehensive rotisserie restoration, including replacement of the floor and quarter panels, along with replacement of all wear parts, nuts and bolts. Paint was stripped to bare metal and repainted in correct white (as original) with added burgundy striping at the rear. Exceptional fit and finish throughout. For a sleeker look, it was restored without the addition of a vinyl top. The entire interior was replaced (except for the original upper door panels) in correct deep red vinyl, as original. All chrome was polished. All accessories work, including the hideaway headlights, "Tick-Tock Tach" clock, upgraded stereo and the new air conditioning system routed through the original outlets. Over $25,000 was spent just on the metal and paint work, which will give you some idea of the quality of this build. Add to that $30,000 spent on the engine/drivetrain/mechanicals/interior/parts and assembly, (all in addition to the original cost of the car!) and you can tell that no corners were cut. (Yes, receipts from the restoration are available.)
There is little to add. If you're looking for a finely restored Charger R/T for show or go, this is a great one! Take a look at the photo and video link below for full details.
A realistic reserve has been placed on this car, WELL BELOW the cost of restoration. Please bid accordingly.
WE WILL HAPPILY SELL TO BIDDERS WORLDWIDE.
Thanks for looking and GOOD LUCK!
SEE VIDEO TOUR AT:https://youtu.be/nPOJrEhgqZ8
CLICK ON PHOTOS BELOW TO ENLARGE DETAIL. Payment We gladly sell to buyers WORLDWIDE. Winning bidder please contact us within 24 hours of auction close. A deposit of $2000 is due via PayPal at that time. Vehicle deposits are non-refundable, per PayPal and eBay policy. Balance due in certified U.S. funds via bank wire transfer within 7 days of auction close. We do not accept overseas bank drafts or cashier's checks. Vehicle has a clear title and is being sold by the owner, with our assistance. Please call David at 503-309-7729 between 9am and 9pm Pacific Time with any questions. Thank you. Shipping Shipping is the responsibility of the buyer and not included in the auction price. Vehicle must be picked up within 14 days of payment, unless other arrangements have been made. Note that vehicle will be shipping from the Portland, Oregon area (Northwest coast of the U.S. between Seattle and San Francisco) with easy access to interstate highways (I-5: north-south, and I-84 east). We will gladly assist your carrier with loading. Terms of Sale Please ask all questions before bidding. Your personal inspection is invited before the close of the auction. Only you know if the vehicle is right for you. All descriptions are based upon information provided by the seller and our own personal inspection of the vehicle. Obviously, with any collector vehicle there are internal areas that cannot be inspected, but the description is based upon the seller's representations and our observation of the vehicle. For that reason, the vehicle in this listing is being sold "as-is" with no warranties of any kind expressed or implied. Mileage listed is that showing on the odometer and unless otherwise noted, cannot be verified due to the age of the vehicle. Mileage of vehicles over 10 years old is considered "exempt" by the State of Oregon Department of Motor Vehicles. By participating in this auction, the bidder agrees to these terms. About Us
Charvet Classic Cars assists sellers (all of whom are my personal friends) to find new appreciative homes for their special vehicles. I personally inspect each vehicle. I take the photographs and videos personally. It allows me to represent the vehicle accurately and answer any questions you may have about it. I have been an eBay seller with 100% positive feedback since 1998, and involved with classic cars for many years. I like these cars as much as you do! If you e-mail or call with questions, you will receive my personal attention and knowledge to help you make an informed decision. State of Oregon Dealer #DA4114. Licensed. Bonded. Insured. Thank you - David CharvetContact Us You may e-mail by asking a question through the eBay site, or call David Charvet at 503-309-7729 between 9am and 9pm Pacific Time.
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