Found in a trailer court storage garage in Apple Valley, MN. Received a call from a guy needing fast cash. In 3 hours I was at his doorstep with cash and a trailer. The numbers matching 383 was disassembled in the trunk. Car ran and drove, sorta, with the 440 that was in it. Pulled engine, repainted engine bay and rebuilt/installed the correct 383. Fun car!.
Front disk brakes. Factory cruise control (NOT WORKING). 8 3/4 POSI.. Auto on column. Original Power steering pump with cooler is still present. Car runs and drives great, newer power top works great and is in excellent condition. Fender Tag listed at bottom of page. Car has been repainted years ago and has had a new trunk floor installed. Paint is starting to show age however still shows very well as a high quality driver. 1/4’s are original. Torque boxes appear to have been replaced or repaired. Underside of car is solid and was undercoated years ago. Tires are like New. Recent repairs include: New Gas Tank, Clutch Fan, Wipers, Rear Brakes. All Fluids. recore original radiator, New master cylinder. Aftermarket oil, temp, volt gauges. Even at 90 MPH the car rides great!!! I have also added the dual black pin strip on the side of the car which the fender tag calls for. Very nice driving car. Very rare. Found in a trailer park storage shed. When found-orig 383 was disassembled in the truck. car had a 440 in it. Investment grade Mopar. Fresh Rebuilt NUMBERS MATCHING 383, Rebuilt in January 2006. Standard rebuild with all new components, pistons, bearings etc. Also converted car to electronic ignition. The entire engine bay was sanded and repainted while the motor was out. a very nice match. Rare Q 5 Turquoise. (Sold)
Acquisition & Build Cost in 2007-2008 $27,400
engine build and install
repaint engine compartment
General maint. items
Work done in house