1973 Dodge Charger SE
318V8, AUTO TRANS, DUAL EXHAUST, AFFORDABLE V8 MOPAR, SWEET CRUISER!
HIGHLIGHTS: Clean, affordable V8 Mopar! 318ci with 904 automatic transmission! Magnum 500 wheels! Cool cruiser!
BODY OVERVIEW: The body on this 1973 Dodge Charger is in surprisingly good condition for a Mopar product of this vintage that doesn't seem to have seen a restoration. There have been some patches performed in some of the “usual” locations, but the body appears to be straight and would be very receptive to further work should the next owner choose.
PAINT CONDITION OVERVIEW: According to the fender tag, this car was originally painted JY9 Dark Gold Metallic with a black vinyl top. At some point in the past, the car was repainted to the current yellow color though the vinyl top appears to be original. The paint is in good overall condition, but is showing some normal signs of age and use. There are some bubbles showing at the bottom of the doors. The vinyl top is in okay condition, but does have some aging such as wrinkles as can be seen in the photos.
INTERIOR CONDITION OVERVIEW: The fender tag notes that this car was originally a gold and black interior. Likely at the same time as the exterior repaint, the interior was changed to black and yellow to match. Also like the exterior, the interior is in good overall condition but is showing normal wear and tear in addition to aging on some components.
MECHANICAL OVERVIEW: The 318 is one of the most reliable and affordable engines that ever came out of Chrysler. While it's no power monster, a 318 is a solid unit and this one is no exception and provides more than adequate power to comfortably cruise this Charger, even as large as it is! While the car runs and drives as one would expect a car of this vintage to, it may be worthwhile to do a basic tune up.
WHAT YOU'LL LOVE ABOUT THIS CAR: The affordable price and the unique look!
WHAT YOU MIGHT HATE ABOUT THIS CAR: This car is a nice little driver that is sure to turn heads anywhere you park it. However, it is not a fully restored car and does have some of the quirks and features that come with age.
DOES IT NEED ANYTHING? Non-functional items include the heat, air conditioning, wipers, horn, radio, and emergency brake.
WHAT BUYER IS LOOKING FOR THIS CAR? Anyone looking for an affordable price on a funky driver-quality Mopar!
FULL FENDER TAG DECODE:
2 Door Sports Hardtop
G3G: 318 150HP(net) or 170HP(net) 1-2BBL 8 CYL
St. Louis, MO, USA
224646: Sequence number
E44: 318 cid 2 barrel V8 230hp
D34: Light Duty Automatic Transmission
JY9: Dark Gold Metallic (Dodge) Exterior Color
V3Y4: Trim - Unknown, Cloth/Vinyl Bench Seat, Gold/Black
JY5: Unknown Int. Door Frames
518: Build Date: May 18
258539: Order number
V1X: Full Vinyl Top, Black
U: USA Specifications
B41: Front Disc Brakes w/Standard 10in RR Drum
G37: OS Dual Racing Mirrors
H51: Air Conditioning with Heater
J25: 3 Speed Wipers
J52: Inside Hood Release
L31: Hood/Fender Mounted Turn Signals
M21: Roof drip rail moldings
M25: Wide sill moldings
M26: Wheel Lip Moldings
M31: Belt Moldings
M36: Rear Bumper Periphery
R11: Radio Solid State AM (2 Watts)
V7X: Accent Stripes, Black
26: 26in Radiator
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TITLE STATUS: CLEAN
DOES IT WORK?
Air Conditioning NO
Oil PSI Gauge YES
Temperature Gauge YES
Fuel Gauge YES
Tail Lights YES
Brake Lights YES
Reverse Lights YES
Turn Signals YES
Emergency Brake NO
Tire Condition: High Tread, 2017 date
Keys – Ignition & Trunk YES Door is driver side only
Seatbelts Front: NO Rear: YES
Runs & Drives YES
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- 318 V8
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- Center Console
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