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Man, I've dragged cars to the scrap yard that were better than that...of course that was 30+ years ago.
 

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Not being an R/T will make it tougher to restore and hold value.
 

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Man, I've dragged cars to the scrap yard that were better than that...of course that was 30+ years ago.
Me too, running and driving cars to boot.
 

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Going to take some big bucks to restore that car. Hope it does get restored though.
 

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If you get the challenger for 5000 and you put 20 grand in it you should be ok but much more than that you will be upside down on it.
 

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there's plenty there to work with and all the body panels are readily available. I agree 5k seems a bit steep but that's the entry fee for a seat at the table these days. Restored properly people will fall over themselves to get into one.
 

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Since it doesn't have the factory drive train it would be a great car to do a 392 Hemi crate motor and trans install. A classic body shell with modern powertrain.
 

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Since it doesn't have the factory drive train it would be a great car to do a 392 Hemi crate motor and trans install. A classic body shell with modern powertrain.
That would be great. I bet a 392 and modern tranny is quite expensive... not to mention the floor plan and engine mount changes and the modern tech that has to go along with all of that.
 

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That thing is roached and a lot of the expensive/ rare 1971 pieces are missing. $20K minimum just in rust repair and bodywork. Even if you got it for free you'd be upside down restoring it, because it's just a JH code with no interesting options. Can't save them all, this one should be parted out to save others worthy of restoring.
 
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