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Old 07-30-2017, 01:30 PM
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Question 69 Charger RT 440

New to the forum. Need help w car I just inherited. Only one previous owner before my brother. Brother kept it in storage nearly 30 YEARS. 57,000 original miles but needs lots of work. May be a "barnyard find" but not sure what qualifies one to be labeled such. Not sure if I want to invest in this project or sell as is. Have read horror stories about original parts being stolen by shady restoration shops. Two questions: Can I temporarily put 215/65R15 tires on it during restoration process, if I go that route? And the obvious...what is range for a "barnyard find" vs restored?
Old 07-30-2017, 02:37 PM
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Depends on how much work is needed to restore it. And it depends on what size wheels you have as to whether or not those tires will fit.
Old 07-30-2017, 03:07 PM
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Was hoping to get idea on rock bottom, i.e. What price is fair rock bottom minimum - a "don't-go-below" price. Not sure I'm explaining correctly. In other words, if someone says "I'll give you $2,000." What would qualify it as a "barnyard find" and as for tires, just want to now if I can use the 215/65R15's on it while I'm working on it...to get it off the ground (sitting on flat tires now). Have a set already so it would save me from buying others.
Old 07-31-2017, 06:47 AM
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Any charger from that era is collectable. Price depends on a lot of factors like is it original or did someone put the 440 in it. Does it need more sheet metal than it has on it? Pics would help!!! I wouldn't be concerned if it's a barnyard find, That isn't all ways good. If it has been in storage(dry garage) that would be a plus. What tires you put on to move it really don't matter unless they rub. I would really like to see some pics!

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