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well, someone was bound to come up with this. who wouldnt want to have a Dodge Daytona Charger or a Plymouth Superbird from the 70's?

well here is a link that show someone making one out of a 2009 Challenger. Mighty impressive I must say.

http://www.hppcars.com/Gallery/Daytona_Development/index.htm
 

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I love the nose, the wing should be scaled down a bit to the car. I'll keep watching this build for sure. Good link Dave

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im torn, i think its going to look great when done but
it doesnt look like a challenger anymore
I think I'm with you on this.
Just 'cause it CAN be done, doesn't mean it SHOULD be done.
 

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one reason maybe that they were waiting for the right body style to come along that would or could be easily modified without drastic reconstruction.

the Challenger now gives them that body style that can be modified. How many cars did we see Chuck Barris(I beleive that was his name) modify back in the 60's and 70's?

We now have a car that can be done in the same light. So try to free up some imagination for these guys trying to do this and see what they come up with. You are only creative as boundaries that surround you.
 

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I never really cared for the Superbird... although when I was about 9 or 10, I rode in my uncles Superbird and thought it was the coolest car ever.

Found a tidbit here that is interesting...

"The Superbird's styling proved to be a little extreme for 1970 tastes (many customers preferred the regular Road Runner), and as a consequence, many examples sat unsold on the back lots of dealerships as late as 1972. Some were converted back into 1970 Road Runners to move them off the sales lot."
 

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VERY interesting tidbit indeed. Hmmmm.... wouldn't the deconstructed Superbird still be coded as such? And what would that car be worth to a purist if documentation exhisted?

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It would be rare indeed if documented that it was manufactured as a Superbird, and sold as a Road Runner.
 

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It would be rare indeed if documented that it was manufactured as a Superbird, and sold as a Road Runner.
been around Mopars all my life and that is the first time i have ever heard this. now i need to start making some phone calls to see if i can verify this.:question:
 
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That is the first time I have heard that happening as well. I knew a few Roadrunner owners. Never heard any talk like that. I remember a guy that had 2 Superbirds and kept them both outside. One was his daily driver.
 

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found this pic. Its from the Sema show in Vegas

 
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