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I am buying a 1970 dodge challenger and there Are things i want to know about first do they come with power steering and i know they. Come with drum brakes is it possible i find one with disc brakes jsut so you know i am getting a 440 and it is gonna be my daily driver and does it have a working A/C because the weather is very hot
 

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It depends on the model designation and the options. Back then, you could scroll down a list and simply check off what options you want and the factory would deliver as ordered. Now days, everything is part of a "package" and there are very few singular options to check off on.

That being said, you could always go aftermarket on things like front disk brakes and A/C, unless you insist on keeping it completely stock. If so, your task is a little harder to find the car with the right options for you.
 

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Power steering, disc brakes and A/C were all optional items on the E-body.

Power brakes were optional as well (drum or disc).

Another note - it was possible to have 440, automatic and A/C.

If you got the 4-speed, no A/C + 440. Only with the 383, 340 engines with the manual trans.
 

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Why not add them???

The disc brakes that came with it are weak, and I believe they had rear drums. If it's a daily driver, why not RESTOMOD it. There are companies that make modern components that will turn that car into a modern daily driver. You can get subframe connectors, (entire new frame if you have big $$$), big disc brakes all around.

If you go with a 440, perhaps add modern electronic timing and fuel injection. They have fuel injection kits that look like the old carburetors...that bolt on. Or you could get a modern crate 426.

They have modern A/C systems that are much better than the old ones...that look just like the old ones.
 

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The disc brakes that came with it are weak, and I believe they had rear drums. If it's a daily driver, why not RESTOMOD it. There are companies that make modern components that will turn that car into a modern daily driver. You can get subframe connectors, (entire new frame if you have big $$$), big disc brakes all around.

If you go with a 440, perhaps add modern electronic timing and fuel injection. They have fuel injection kits that look like the old carburetors...that bolt on. Or you could get a modern crate 426.

They have modern A/C systems that are much better than the old ones...that look just like the old ones.
dont live in the us i live in saudi arabia and i can only buy it online and i just need a daily driver 440 automatic disc brakes A/C power steering and if i can fuel injection
 

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I suggest buy one in GOOD condition on line.

dont live in the us i live in saudi arabia and i can only buy it online and i just need a daily driver 440 automatic disc brakes A/C power steering and if i can fuel injection
All the other stuff I mentioned (Fuel injection kits, brakes, suspension upgrades) can be bought online later. They can be installed by any good mechanic as most are bolt on mods.
 

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All the other stuff I mentioned (Fuel injection kits, brakes, suspension upgrades) can be bought online later. They can be installed by any good mechanic as most are bolt on mods.
Do u know any websites that sell dodge challenger that has disc brakes and power steering and a/c
 

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Do u know any websites that sell dodge challenger that has disc brakes and power steering and a/c
I have no idea if you are serious or not and I know there is a language barrier. However, it doesn't seem that you know very much about the car you want to buy. It will be relatively expensive to acquire (and modify if desired) and then bring into your country. If money is any kind of issue you will really want to study up. Furthermore, I am not thinking a big block early 1970's air conditioned car will work very well as a daily driver in the summer time for you because it will likely overheat in any kind of stop and go traffic.
 

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I have no idea if you are serious or not and I know there is a language barrier. However, it doesn't seem that you know very much about the car you want to buy. It will be relatively expensive to acquire (and modify if desired) and then bring into your country. If money is any kind of issue you will really want to study up. Furthermore, I am not thinking a big block early 1970's air conditioned car will work very well as a daily driver in the summer time for you because it will likely overheat in any kind of stop and go traffic.
Where can i find sites that sell restomod 1970 challengers
 

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Try these...

Where can i find sites that sell restomod 1970 challengers
You have to search. As for restomods, the description of the cars should say if they have been modernized. 1970 Challengers are expensive. If you get PERFECT all originals (numbers matching, original 426 Hemi's and some 440's), they can cost between $50K and $1M.

Other cars, that originally had V6's, but have had crate motors added can be purchased for far less. I've been to Saudi Arabia, and know how hot it gets. I've also owned a classic 67 Camaro. If I were you, I'd get a new (2011-2015) SRT Challenger.

If you are serious about a classic:


http://www.autotraderclassics.com/index.xhtml

http://www.cars-on-line.com/

http://www.oldcaronline.com/

http://www.ebay.com/gds/9-Tips-for-Buying-a-Classic-Car-Online-/10000000177634806/g.html

http://www.autabuy.com/
 

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You have to search. As for restomods, the description of the cars should say if they have been modernized. 1970 Challengers are expensive. If you get PERFECT all originals (numbers matching, original 426 Hemi's and some 440's), they can cost between $50K and $1M.

Other cars, that originally had V6's, but have had crate motors added can be purchased for far less. I've been to Saudi Arabia, and know how hot it gets. I've also owned a classic 67 Camaro. If I were you, I'd get a new (2011-2015) SRT Challenger.

If you are serious about a classic:


http://www.autotraderclassics.com/index.xhtml

http://www.cars-on-line.com/

http://www.oldcaronline.com/

http://www.ebay.com/gds/9-Tips-for-Buying-a-Classic-Car-Online-/10000000177634806/g.html

http://www.autabuy.com/
Thats the problem is the heat how can i fix the problem i dont know and i never think of getting a new one because the old ones are super great
 

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Thats the problem is the heat how can i fix the problem i dont know and i never think of getting a new one because the old ones are super great
Electric fan radiators would probably help, if it has an electric fuel pump put a controller in it so it wont be so hot at idle... ideal for places that have a lot of traffic jams. or heavy stop and go.

And there is always the point where you drive it with the hood off lol
 

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Please do not take a numbers matching 440 challenger there and mod it out. By a restomod car and do what you want.. Lots on ebay.
 

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To be honest with you,I don't think a 70 440 Challenger would be a good choice as a daily driver for you in your situation-unless of course you have your heart set on an older one-I would consider buying a new scat pack or SRT Challenger which has air, power brakes and everything your looking for-and the new ones will outrun the old 440-I used to own a 70 440 six pack and my new SRT is definitely faster-also it will probably be cheaper than doing all the resto-mods or other things that you want to do to the old car
 

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if it is a six pack car they did not come with A/C as the compressor will not clear the air cleaner
 

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You don't want to rip apart a factory correct R/T and mod it. Find a 318 car and do whatever you want to it. As for the new cars being faster, yeah they are but, with a big enough wallet the old ones can be even faster than a Hellcat, no emissions to worry about, and sound a heck of a lot better. Old Big Blocks with the right exhaust can kick you in the chest better than any sub woofer. I knew a guy with a '74 'Cuda, tubbed and narrowed rear end, the motor was out of an old altered wheelbase AFX car (The Buckeye Brawler), he owned both. The 'Cuda was a 9 second car he drove to work in the summer. :D
 
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