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BWoody Performance 74 Challenger resto-mod

Just putting up a photo update for everyone who has stopped by the shop and seen this resto-mod we've been working off and on for the past 8 months, enjoy.

The car as we bought it:







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Completely tore down just came off of the rotissory just after soda blasting:


Welding in Corvette C5 tail light buckets:



body work on tail lights finished:



Etch Primed:

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Main body in yellow primer just after blocking:





C5 tail lights checked for fittment right after final prime:



Fiberglass fenders holes cut for C5 side markers and then final prime:




We had the inside of the car rhino lined (truck bed liner) first for corrosion resistance second to deaden the noise from the 528 cubic inch stroker motor being installed:


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Fiberglass fenders being fitted along with the T/A hood, front vallance and bumper:





Fenders painted, we are painting the car just as Chrysler would have new, everything is painted separatly, our color choice: Snake Skin Green









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body painted:






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C5 tail lights and side marker after paint:



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Undercarriage and wheel whells rhino lied:







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Rear Diff and drop springs installed:




Brand new suspension, K-member and stroker motor installed:



528 C.I. Stroker motor installed:



More suspension components added:

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Waiting on a few parts to come from Year One before we can really go any further so I got bored last night and did a little powdercoating on the motor:



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Drop springs and PPI custom sway bar and sway bar links installed, spring perches cut off and moved in 1" to compensate for the new spring location brackets (gained 1" for a little wider tire):





Front suspension complete sitting on tires:





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Powercoated the steel structure of the dash snake skin green:




Doors attached:









Powersteering brackets powdercoated and new saginaw pump installed:



Dash installed:





Front fenders installed (not buffed yet but installed...lol)

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4 row custom aluminum BWoody Performance Radiator installed



Ididit Custom tilt steering column





New fuel tank powdercoated flat black



20 X 10 Foose legend rear wheel (soon to be powdercoated flat black)



20 X 10 Foose legend rear wheel and 18 X 7 front wheel Just checking for clearance and measuring for tire size



Hood and Corvette side markers installed:



Black Suede with lime green stiching on dash:









Front end installed all done in flat black:







Challenger emblem powdercoated two tone lime green and flat black:



Black Suede headliner:



New interior door panels, powdercoated the center aluminum insert two tone lime green and flat black (used to be wood grain)





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