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    Dodge Super Coupe (My Way)

    Couple weeks ago I wandered south to buy a Super Coupe in Ohio. Turned out to be your Typical 42 year old original car except without major Rot problems. I've had plans in my head for 15 years on how I would do My version of a Super Coupe. Stay tuned for progressClick image for larger version. 

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    1977 Dodge Aspen Sport Coupe, 1980 Aspen R/T clone, 1979 Volare Wagon Premier, 1972 D300 Camper Special Crew Cab, 1993 Plymouth Sundance Duster, 1990 W150, 1986 Ramcharger

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    The car had some horrible paint fade so I cut and buffed the whole car. It still could use another pass with a finer compoundClick image for larger version. 

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    1977 Dodge Aspen Sport Coupe, 1980 Aspen R/T clone, 1979 Volare Wagon Premier, 1972 D300 Camper Special Crew Cab, 1993 Plymouth Sundance Duster, 1990 W150, 1986 Ramcharger

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    Next I started to put my own spin on things. In my opinion they should have kept the 76-77 styling ques for the Super Coupes. So that's what I'm turning mine into. I havent decided on changing the louvers yet but the tailights are next to be changedClick image for larger version. 

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    1977 Dodge Aspen Sport Coupe, 1980 Aspen R/T clone, 1979 Volare Wagon Premier, 1972 D300 Camper Special Crew Cab, 1993 Plymouth Sundance Duster, 1990 W150, 1986 Ramcharger

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    That looks AMAZING!
    I think the only way you could improve on that nose would be to add rub strips and nerfs!
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    I'm late to the party. Cannot wait to follow this build!!!!!!!

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    Plan to bring it back to being an AC car?

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    I really wish I had your SC front end on my 80. Love that grill!

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    I haven't gotten much accomplished lately besides ordering parts. I was fortunate enough to get a full set of Super Coupe wheels and Caps which I'll have redone to my tastes. I've decided to use this car for trying out SCCA style road racing as I have a track less than 30 minutes from the house. I'm gonna start with the rear suspension and work my way forward. Click image for larger version. 

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    Fall weather is here - so how long is your winter To-Do list?

    Going coil over or bag?

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