Hello again, my new Duster, a few questions.

J-MacsMopars

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Hey everyone, its been a while since I was on here for many reasons. To those that have wondered, my back is doing much better, the surgery went well and I have lost 70 lbs since November. So things are really looking up. To make things even better, I have just picked up a really clean 74 Duster from eBay. It was local to me and I was able to pick it up and drive it home today. I really love it. I do have a few questions though;
Will the two piece seat belts out of a 73 work? mine are bad anyway, and I like the 73 style better.
Does anyone happen to have a template for the 73-74 twister duster hood scoops?
What years of head rests will work?

Now for what I know everyone likes, here are some photos.




The car has a very strong 318 and 904. The odo shows 53000 miles and I do think its orig. due to the condition of the interior, driver door striker, lack of rust, etc... I also really like the full vinyl roof.

What do you think?
 

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Hey J,

Good to read your health is much better.

Nice looking car.

If the upper mounting for the belts is there, I don't see why the 73 belts wouldn't work.
 

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Hey J,glad to hear your doing better and back in the A-body scene.Your Duster looks to be fairly clean rust wise.Try a search on snorkel scoop template.Good luck.
 

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Thanks guys. I'm glad to be feeling better. And I'm glad I picked this car up, it's a really clean car. Needs a few things in the interior and could use paint, but it's so solid. I dare say this is the nicest car I have ever owned. If anyone had blue interior pieces for sale, let me know.
 

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The 74 models had the retractable 3 point seat belts as well as the dreaded "starter/seat belt interlock system". It uses the same attachment points as the 70-73 Duster so yes, you can use the older non retractable belts if you want.
Nice car. let me guess....$3500 ?
 

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Thanks for the seat belt info.

The car is very clean, I'll post more pics this weekend. I paid $4000 for it. I feel I did pretty good. Shows 53k on the odo and I would say by the looks of things it's accurate. I am looking for an 8 3/4 to put in it as it has the 7 1/4 now and they are weak. The car sounds really healthy too. There are more photos and some video of it on my Instagram page; dailydoseofmopars. I just put a full set of radial T/As on it last night and it looks a lot better too. There's lots of little things that need attention, but it's a fun car.
 

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Hey Jeremy its nice to hear things are going well. I really like the look of your new ride. I've always liked that colour on an A body. I think you did really well on the price too. Nice to see you back again!:cheers:
 

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You paid a fair price. Solid & complete cars are surely worth more.
I made the dumb *** cheapskate mistake of buying a stripped out car to build. This guy had 2 67 Darts to sell. One with a running 273, a driveable car for $1500. I bought the no engine/trans car for $750 and spent who knows how much getting it up to snuff.
 
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