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  1. Tarek Baratta

    Tarek Baratta Member

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    Just bought my first car, a 1975 Plymouth Scamp, and am a Mopar guy so figured I would make an account and introduce myself, work full time apprenticeship at a classic restoration shop learning a combo of mechanical work, fabrication work and old school sheet metal working.
     
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    • Yunick13

      Yunick13 Well-Known Member

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      :welcome::welcome:
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    • clementine

      clementine Flight risk FABO Gold Member

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      welcome!
       
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      j par Well-hung Member

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      Cool, welcome..
      Let's see what you're working with...
      (Car)..
       
    • halifaxhops

      halifaxhops It's going to get stupid around here! FABO Gold Member

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      Welcome from PA!
       
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      R4Sedan It's hopped up to over 160 FABO Gold Member

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      Welcome Aboard.
       
    • memike

      memike Super Moderator Staff Member FABO Gold Member

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      Welcome from on the hill in northeast Arkansas

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    • rumblefish360

      rumblefish360 So close, yet so far away

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    • zkx14

      zkx14 Duster De-ruster FABO Gold Member

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      :welcome: Hope you have a great future of putting many old Mopars back on the road!
       
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      Car Nut Mopar Master

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      :welcome: aboard!
       
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      Sounds like a great job, welcome from the south!
       
    • Tarek Baratta

      Tarek Baratta Member

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      this is the car, sitting in the shop on my grandparents property(even though they aren't car people), factor discs up front factor buckets, factor 318, 2 door, the trunk floor and one 1/4 are bad but aside from that mostly surface rust, missing nuts and bolts and i have a feeling wiring is gonna be a mess.
      Thanks for all the welcomes everyone.
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      • H22A4

        H22A4 Well-Known Member

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        Welcome, from another Lower Mainlander with a ‘75 Scamp!

        I recall seeing that on Craigslist for a bit. It’s actually a ‘75 Valiant Brougham instead of a Scamp. The Brougham was the premium offering in the A body lineup. Standard equipment was more sound insulation, chrome trim, plusher carpet, velour seats, front disc brakes, AM radio, 3 speed wipers, front sway bar, special wheel covers and undercoating amoung a few other things compared to the Scamp.

        Regardless, ask away with any questions! Out of curiosity, what’s the colour code? L6 (Aztec gold) or T9 (Dark chestnut)?
         
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      • Dartnut

        Dartnut Don't hate me because i'm beautiful

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        Welcome to the site, it looks like a good car as is.
        You'll have fun with this one..........
         
      • Woody'sScamp

        Woody'sScamp FABO Gold Member FABO Gold Member

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        Welcome from Upstate NY. I've got a '75 Valiant Brougham myself. It is mostly apart now, but I'm slowly getting it back together. I see you have the Brougham steering wheel, the Velour seats, like mine, my brakes are manual, no power brakes. I'm by no means an expert, but willing to answer questions if you need. Need to save these Broughams! Do you have the buddy seat/armrest between the buckets?
         
      • Tarek Baratta

        Tarek Baratta Member

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        there is a bracket but no buddy seat or center console, might have been there before, will check the color code next time I'm at my grandparents shop as that's where I'll work on it.
         
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        missing linc Loose nut behind the wheel FABO Gold Member

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        Welcome, looks like a really solid start
         
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