1968 426 Hemi Road Runner
Original BB1 Black, 4-Speed, 3:54 Dana car !
Radio delete, Black/Gold Interior, Decor Package
Sorry, It's Sold !
This is the real deal ! A Black 4-speed , Radio Delete, Hemi Runner !
Original fender tag, all body numbers match. 32,777 original miles.
This car was originally ordered in 1968 from Johnson Motors in Hamilton Ontario By Ross Somerville. It is a 4-speed , 3:54 Dana 60, radio delete, manual HD drum brake, manual steering car. Ross originally ordered the platinum silver interior package but the dealer made a mistake and the car showed up with the gold interior and the decore package ! He was told they had stopped production on the 68 cars so if he didn't want it, he'd have to wait for a '69. He was itching to get into a hemi so he took the car and the dealer deducted the price of the interior package from the invoice. That saved Ross a wopping $35. Ross didn't put many miles on the car and it was garaged for the winters. Ross twaked the original Hemi, replaced the bulge hood with a flat hood sporting a 68 'cuda ss scoop, and raced it at local drag strips running high 10's at the mid 120mph range which was pretty fast for the day. In 1972 Ross sold the car for $3200 to a kid who after about a month of owning the car , knocked a hole in the oil pan and drove it till it turned a rod bearing and broke a connecting rod. The engine was brought to Ross's shop for repairs but when the kid found out the costs, they took the motor home in the back of a pickup truck and that was the last the original engine was seen. About a year later Ross seen the car in Burlington Ontario with a new owner and a 383 in it. I have traced the remaining history on it and have ownership records back to Ross. I purchased this car from the 6th owner, so I am the 7th owner of this unique peice of Mopar history. It now sits, waiting for restoration with 32777 original miles. Our Thanks to Ross for providing the missing history and the original photos of the car from when he owned it !
This car has sat in it's current state for several years. It's showing serveral areas of original paint throughtout... It needs complete restoration, but is a good solid core to build on. All original metal, this car has not been cut up or messed with so there are no hidden surprises ! The car will require lower 1/4 work, trunk pan, extensions, a drivers rear rail and rear valance... The floor pan is in decent shape but will require some minor metal work or replacement if you choose. All metal is included and if you aren't comfortable with metal work we can negotiate a price to do it all in our shop for you. We can also do a complete concurse turn key restoration, you can call to discuss the details if you are interested...
The front frame rails, rad support, torsion support, inner fenders, firewall, cowl and roof skin/structure including the area around the back glass are all in very nice condition. The original K frame, steering column and dash are still bolted in the car. The glass and trim are still in the car and are in excellent shape. The original dash and gauges are still in the car, along with all of the wiring. The car comes with the front seat but the rear is missing. The car does not have it's original driveline but an 18 spline hemi trans and dana case are included. I also have a hemi engine you can purchase with this car if you'd like... It's a very rare 1964 cast block complete from intake to pan.
This car has some very rare options, the first to note is that it is an original BB1 Black car with the gold interior. It is an original 4-speed car with the 3:54 Dana Rear. The car is a Radio delete, with manual steering and manual HD brakes. We beilieve the gold interior and the decore package make this a one of one in existance.
If you have any questions or would like to make arrangements to see the car in person, you can email or call anytime up till 10 pm e.s.t.
I try to describe my vehicles as honestly and accurately as possible. I do my best to gather as much information and history as I can from previous owners and my own personal inspections to ascertain the specifications, condition and even "correctness" of the vehicle when applicable. Even though I take great care to word my descriptions accurately, slight errors or misinformation may occur. Therefore, I ask you to please keep in mind; this car is a classic and is sold as is, where is, with no guarantee or warrantee.
Please feel free to call me regarding questions, verification of anything listed in my description or to arrange your own inspection of the vehicle.
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