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73 trans am

what are the production numbers on a 73 trans am without the screaming chicken decals,i read the decals were optional but ive seen 73 TA`S without decals like in the movie EYE FOR A EYE staring Chuck Norris

The Hood Bird is the only Decal that is an option , all the "Trans Am " decals are standard , there are No Production #s on " No Bird" TAs

5 months ago

Does changing the color change the value?

I am in the process of buying a 1971 LT1 Corvette. The car is completely original EXCEPT it was repainted buy the first of two owners. It began life as Orange, and the first owner decided to have it painted yellow. How badly does this color change hurt the value of the car?
It is highly optioned, and only has 13,850 miles on it, (all very well documented by the current owner).

Color change ALWAYS hurts Value and on a Low Mile Original car like yours it Hurts even more , this car Deserves to be back to its Original Orange , thanks , Rick McLaughlin

5 months ago

I Have Been Looking For A Guy Like You For Years!

I have a 1986 1/2 Trans Am. All original inside and out-except the tires, nothing missing except the original t top bag. We are the third owners, and it has only been in our family. The original purchase date was 9/5/86, per the Warranty and Owners Assistance Information booklet. I have never been able to find any information online pertaining to this mid year model. Specifically, number produced, number remaining today-and of those how many original, and variances between mid year models themselves. Any suggestions on where to start?

PHS can help some , but how many remaining no way to tell , thanks , Rick

5 months ago

1970 Trans am with factory moon roof

Rick , I have a chance to purchase a 1970 Trans am 4 speed no console with a factory moon roof . The car was never titled . The car was sold to GM Canada and ’’Test Vehicle". My issue is the electric moon roof . heve you ever heard of such a thing ?
Owner said it was installed by GM as test but decided to go with T Tops . The car has PHS

Thanks in advance
Matt

If Sunfoof is factory it will be on PHS , but in this case would not rule out experimental , Rick

5 months ago

1968 GP production

Is there some sort of list of where GPs were assembled for the 1968 year? I bought one recently and it shows Linden, NJ. But with the limited numbers produced for that year I’m curious what other assembly plants cranked them out.

PHS , Pontiac Historical Services can help you ,just give them your VIN , Rick McLaughlin

7 months ago
gary's hobbie Historical 1969-1969 Plymouth - Road Runner

Roadrunner 1969 convertible triple black

Hi Richard, my name is Kathy and I have a 1969 convertible triple black all numbers matching car. Just wondering, It is a 383 car, automatic, how many were triple black? is it a fairly rare car? Thank you!

Kathy-

I thought everybody knew by now this was one of my hot-button issues. The answer: ZERO. Even if, perchance, you are referring to Plymouth Road Runners, nobody knows, because said data was simply not compiled, but if I were a betting man, I’d say around 2% of production ragtops were 3X black. Rare!

Rick

7 months ago
Seans Restorations My Car 1968-1968 Dodge - Coronet

68 Coronet R/T Convertible

I have a numbers matching barn find. 68 Coronet R/T Convertible and yes it’s yellow. SS1. How many yellow ones were made and how many to Canada. 440 automatic with centre console and bulk interior. And yes all numbers match. Just wondering how many and whats it worth in the US when i’m done doing resto

Sean-

No data re: Options, colors was compiled, so I can’t help on that, sorry.

The value depends on so many factors, #1 being what the buyer is willing to pay (duh). If the car is restored to OEM / concours / platinum levels, i.e., zero bondo, no clearcoat, date coded components, no serious blunders (e.g.: blackout missing, unpainted exhaust manifolds, etc.), and has at least some of the desirable options (TicTocTach, wood-grain steering wheel, disc brakes, power windows, etc.), and they are original, and you have a data plate and broadcast sheet to prove it, and all numbers match, you might, if the planets align, fetch upwards of US$100K.

If none of these conditions apply,even if very presentable, maybe half of that.

The bulk interior worries me. Oats, hay, etc. would not be a huge problem, but sand, gravel, or or other aggregates would. ;→

Rick

7 months ago
aviador garaje My Car 1977-1977 Dodge - Monaco

Help Diagram electric dodge monaco 1977

Hello friend Richard Ehrenberg. What is the dodge monaco 1977 electric diagram, can you help me ??

Jario-

The diagrams alone are probably 50-75 pages in the service manual. I don’t see any way of obtaining this other than purchasing the manual (which can be had right now cheaply on ebay: http://www.ebay.com/itm/like/201722051873?lpid=82&chn=ps&ul_noapp=true )

There are also CD-ROM copies of all 3 volumes of the service manual (chassis, body, and electrical).

Rick

7 months ago
Chopper General 1970-1970 Plymouth - Barracuda

70 baracuda wheel track

Hi Richard, my name us George from Australia,
I’ve trying to get exact information of the wheel track of a 70 hemi cuda .
I need the Front wheel Track (centre -centre)?
Rear wheel Track ? (centre-centre)
Wheelbase ?
Curb Weight of car?
Overal Diameter of a F60 tyre on a 15" wheel ?
I need to supply copies or photographic evidence from a service manual of all above information to an engineer who is going to certify my 70 modified Cuda to be registered on road this week, since my car has 20" wheels fitted with a shortened Dana 60 differential ,
I would appreciate all your help, because I’m getting different measurements every time I do an Internet search,
many thanks George!

George-

The official AMA specs are posted here:

https://babel.hathitrust.org/cgi/pt?id=mdp.39015071674991;view=1up;seq=1

There were also some specs and dimensioned drawings in the FSM.

Rick

PS-

Lots of Mopar goodies here:

http://stores.ebay.com/ricks-mopars

7 months ago
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