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  1. 1972scamp

    1972scamp Active Member

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    Hey guys! I recently bought a 1972 Plymouth Scamp from a local idiot as my project. He pretty much destroyed this car and had no clue what motor/trans/rear end he had in the car. It is a factory G code, a/c, power steering/brakes car and has had a rough life. When I picked it up it had water in the cylinders of the non-factory '75 360, a 727 trans and 7-1/4 rear end. Yes, a 7-1/4 rear end that is out of a 73+ a body (I have bbp in the rear and sbp in the front). Well the good news is that I am a Mopar fan and she has a great new home. I pulled the tired 360 and am going to install a fresh '78 360/727 (need painting still) with a 489 8-3/4 A body rear end (sbp) with 323 gear (non-suregrip but will be soon). Someone also put a 73+ front bench in it, I have a 68 Dart split bench with no headrest to replace it. I know I have a long road ahead of me, but I am going to make this car what it should have been a long time ago- a bada$$ street machine. Next is a set of Doug's D453 headers and some new rims/tires. I look forward to hearing from you guys, swapping ideas, comments, and/ or suggestions! Thanks! -Mike

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  2. mullinax95

    mullinax95 Well-Known Member

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    Welcome to FABO!
     
  3. pishta

    pishta I know I'm right....

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    Gotta love that 70's green! welcome aboard, Im in Tustin if you need a wrench..or a cam....
     
  4. Tony Fields

    Tony Fields That's How I Roll Legendary Member

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    Welcome!
     
  5. crackedback

    crackedback FABO Gold Member FABO Gold Member

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    cool, welcome
     
  6. Old Tired Rebel

    Old Tired Rebel Legandary Member Legendary Member

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    Welcome
     
  7. ocdart

    ocdart Inland Mopars Car Club FABO Gold Member

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    Welcome to FABO, Mike, from another SoCal member. Thanks for saving your Scamp from an idiot who didn't know what he was doing.
    What's the plan for paint and interior?
    PM sent.
     
  8. GermzD74

    GermzD74 Cool Member

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    Welcome Mike, I'm from San Diego. Nice Scamp!
     
  9. TXDart

    TXDart Legandary Member Legendary Member

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    Welcome to FABO!!!
     
  10. 65dartcharger

    65dartcharger Dart Charger 273 Historian FABO Gold Member

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    Hi there and welcome to FABO. Good luck with your Scamp. I really like the color on your interior.
     
  11. Dartnut

    Dartnut Don't hate me because i'm beautiful

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    Welcome to FABO, looks like a great project you have there.
    I love green cars with green interiors, i hope you are going to leave it that scheme.
     
  12. mopardude318

    mopardude318 Well-Known Member

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    welcome to abodies!
     
  13. 1972scamp

    1972scamp Active Member

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    Thank you very much for your offer!

    I was actually thinking of changing the color to plum crazy with white interior, then got to thinking that there aren't many hanging around to begin with and most are not factory colors. I am most likely keeping it green/green, obviously the interior needs attention so it is next on my list
     
  14. smlveightis

    smlveightis Confused in Confusion

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    Welcome aboard!! Keep us posted with the progress on your Scamp with lots and lots of pics!!
     
  15. Burntorange70

    Burntorange70 Well-Known Member

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    Welcome to FABO! Nice car.
     
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