68 town & country wagon

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  1. chalky1601

    chalky1601 New Member

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    DSCF0005.jpg Here are some pictures of my wagon at the strip down stage before the rebuild and transformation begins
     
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    Good luck with that. It'll be a great save.
     
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    Always liked the look of the tail light design - can't wait to see the progress.
     
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    One of my favorite wagons. I do have lots of parts for your car. Let me know if you need anything.
     
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    let me know if you have a good tailgate , windshield and rear lower quarters
     
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    Yes, yes and yes! I have them all. The problem is I'm in Phoenix, a long way to ship. I will get some pictures for you tomorrow.
     
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    Does anyone know the best way for me to lower the 68 t&c about 2 inches without losing any ride quality and also need to go with discs instead of drums decided I'm going for the oldschool drag strip look and will be trying to make it a 13 second 1/4 mile car
     
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    Excellent "before" shots. Can't wait to see the "after" ones.
     
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    68 town & country wagon stripped 009.jpg just been and stripped out the interior only the spare wheel well the rear bench seat foot well and the passenger front foot well to repair - now to rebuild and transform , happy days
     
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    This is gonna be fun to watch this transformation. Good ones are hard to find down you're way. I used to live and work in Hamilton. Whew!:thumbs2:

    azblackhemi probably has 'like new' parts for you. The wagon won't know what hit it!

    Mine's from Mexico. Solid old iron down that way.

    Much respect and good luck. They're a heck of wagon, those big Mopars.:thumbs2:
     
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    well your front end is on adjustable 'torsion bars' isnt it?....it dont get easier than that:yahoo:

    as for the rears ...lowering blocks are gonna be the easiest/fastest way...but not a great way to do it if your gonna go drag racing:disagree:
    you may have to take the rear leafs out and have a suspension shop de-arch them for ya.
    or put a triangulated 4 link in the rear and bag it?
     
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    Just very lucky finding this one, happen to work with a couple of mopar nuts one of whom has a yard full of mopars and this gem was one of them, and he was also the 1992 bracket champion at indy so lots of help and knowledge to keep me going
     
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    E-mail sent with pics.
     
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    been thinking of getting and putting in an A518 overdrive transmission does anyone know of any problems with this swap other than the obvious driveshaft issue
     

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