b'W eveallgotourstoriestion of a ground-up restoration thatsTimes for a couple of 70 Challengers about the great cars we had back ingenuinely been a labor of love.for sale at a nearby gas station.They the day, we sold em for peanuts, andChris is our age, and back inwent to have a look, and there was a ofcourse,wewishwehadthem1979 he began talking about buyingtired Hemi Orange 70 R/T SE sitting back.Chris Suit is one of the amaz- his first car (he was fifteen) with hiswithitsrumppushedagainstadirt ingly few among us who can honestlydad who was a hardcore Ford devo- moundandablue70R/TSEthat claim to have latched onto a dreamtee.To his horror, the boy was fasci- looked a little better, but, neither one machine when they were worth nextnated with big block Mopars, and E- ran.Thedecidingfactorwastwo-to nothing and, after having owned itbodies in particular.Shortly after this,fold; the orange car had a Pistol Grip since 1979, hes nearing the comple- anadvertturnedupintheSeattlefour-speedinit,andthesellertold them it had the big rear end in it (a 4.10 Dana 60).So, for $1,200, Chris boughtthisR/TSEwithanon-run-ning 383 in it, and he paid little atten-tion to the V code on the dash or on thefendertagbecausethatreally didntmeanmuchatthetime.'