The '73 is home - finally!

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  1. crv

    crv Senior Member

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    Was delivered this morning, after quite a long wait.
    Besides the dents (of which I was aware), there is only one rust hole in the front fender, very solid car. Put a battery in it to test the electrics and most things work, windows, vents, lights, radio, clock, seats, door locks, horn, all work. Antenna makes a sound but not moving, it was in the up position when moved to the shipping yard, one front bumperette was broken off in transport, so I'll be looking for a replacement.
    Interior is super nice, only a couple of small items missing, seats are very comfy, carpets and headliner in really good condition. Found broadcast sheet behind rear seat and came with a handful of receipts, delivery docket when purchased, among other items.
    Lots of work ahead, but glad it's here.
    Help with deciphering the codes would be really appreciated, thanks.

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  2. DocMcNeedy

    DocMcNeedy "Iggy my Mc-Bum-Fuk" FCBO Gold Member

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    Congratulations! I have plenty of bumperettes to choose from.
     
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    crv Senior Member

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    A few more.

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    DocMcNeedy "Iggy my Mc-Bum-Fuk" FCBO Gold Member

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    Btw...same interior as my black one (Iggy). Love the blue leather.
     
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    crv Senior Member

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    You might want to hold on to them Doc, and yes, the blue leather looks really nice.
     
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    DocMcNeedy "Iggy my Mc-Bum-Fuk" FCBO Gold Member

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    Congratulations on a car that seems to very dry and solid! I remember it posted on Craigslist and was tempted to call about it, glad to see it go to a good home. Best of luck!
     
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    crv Senior Member

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    I was surprised nobody had bought it after it being on craigslist for a few months.
     
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    Here’s info from the fender tag codes. Also since you have the buildsheet that will have even more codes / info.

    Fender codes (Note: made a few edits to correct typos)

    R32 -dual rear seat speakers
    V5B - body side protective mouldings - Blue insert
    G11 - tinted glass: all windows
    M45 - wheel opening skirts
    P33 - power vent windows
    P41 - power door locks
    S61 - tilt / tele steering wheel
    V1W - vinyl roof white
    H53 - A/C
    R48 - power antenna
    L31 - turnsignals - hood / fender mounted
    L35 - cornering lamps
    EW1 - paint: Eggshell white
    RLB8 - interior
    • R - medium trim level
    • L - leather 50:50 bench seat
    • B8 - dark blue
    HB8 - upper door paint dark blue
    228 - build date Feb 28, 1973
    E85 - 440 4-barrel engine
    D34 - auto trans
     
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    crv Senior Member

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    Awesome!, thank you for that.
     
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    ImpJay The different young

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    @crv

    Congratulations! :thumbsup::thumbsup:
     
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  12. LeBaron1973

    LeBaron1973 Old Man with a Hat FCBO Gold Member

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    Congratulations, happy motoring with her, I loved the 40 miles I drove mine.
     
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    crv Senior Member

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    Thanks, hope to be able to drive it on a permit once she's roadworthy, Regency will be some time down the track.
     
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    crv Senior Member

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    Haven't had much spare time on my hands lately, so this morning I thought stuff it, I'm going in the shed!
    A quick cut back and polish on the bonnet and she's come up nice. :)

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