The Servprolara

Mopar Wagons

  1. 71Polara383

    71Polara383 Kid with ballcap FCBO Gold Member

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    I stumbled upon this on Craigslist in one of my nationwide searches a few months back. I believe it was posted here too. I've always wanted a Wagon but would not settle for a Plymouth or Chrysler. I took a shot in the dark after minimal pictures were sent. The seller was an older gentleman that didnt seem to have too much experience with a smart phone. From what I could see I couldn't go wrong at the very cheap asking price.

    Its a 69 Polara 9 passenger wagon. 318 automatic. The block is cracked and I could care less. I have several 383s waiting for a new home. The plan is to do an engine swap. Tidy up the interior and get it on the road, restoration down the road. Main thing is getting it road ready and slap a hitch on it to tow the other Dodges around!

    I have purchased a 69 Polara 6 passenger as a donor in Nebraska about a month ago. It is very rough but has some cool options and lots of goodies to donate. 383. Cruise. Tilt. Tow package.

    The Servprolara should have been here in the beginning of February. Due to the Weather in Idaho and my original transport guy not having a pair...I contacted a different broker Monday morning and it was picked up last night at about 8PM mountain time.

    I am very excited. Not sure what to expect because I foolishly pulled the trigger without a bunch of pictures. But I like to gamble so...Friday I will know what I am working with. From what I've seen...she looks very good to start. That's all I want. A good start. Rust does NOT scare me too much but of course I am hoping for the best. I was told it sat on gravel at an Airport for years until he got it last spring. He drove it to the spot in his field and parked it because the engine block is cracked. I quickly pulled the trigger when he had said he had people interested in it for a demo car. I could NOT let it die like that. Deal was made. Money was wired and I started collecting parts.

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  2. 71Polara383

    71Polara383 Kid with ballcap FCBO Gold Member

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    Yesterday he got the same call I did to get the car ready for pick up. He called me and said..."you got a Snowplow on your hands boy" at first I was confused thinking it needed to be plowed out...then he said it blasted it's way to the street with ease! The Servprolara LIVES!

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    71Polara383 Kid with ballcap FCBO Gold Member

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    The donor and spare tail lights I have been collecting. I have a set of Road Wheels I am considering for this one. Just shy 1 correct trim ring. I used to hate them...I guess being around here for over 2 years has warmed me up to them...thanks guys.

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    Green, small block, non AC? Meh.
     
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    Nice find!
     
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    71Polara383 Kid with ballcap FCBO Gold Member

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    This is a 69 and wagon though...:lol::poke:
     
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    You know I’m just kidding! I like it!
     
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    I’ll be looking forward to seeing more pics of this wagon when it arrives.
    It appears solid!
     
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    A35 69-71 H .D. Trailer Towing Package
     
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    71Polara383 Kid with ballcap FCBO Gold Member

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    I agree. Gonna be hard to sleep tonight and tomorrow.
     
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    Lol I’m glad I’m not the only one that gets that way. I’ve been doing this for years and I still act like a 9 year old on Christmas Eve when I’m going to get an old car!
     
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    71Polara383 Kid with ballcap FCBO Gold Member

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    Oh yeah. Christmas comes for me once a month. Sometimes I wonder if I am ever going to grow up...chances are slim.
     
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    71Polara383 Kid with ballcap FCBO Gold Member

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    Credit to @BLIMP for his quick thinking with the Name.
     
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    Woo hoo I'm super excited for you also! It's really cool that you will literally be able to remove parts from one vehicle, and walk over and install it on the other.
    I got a feeling Servprolara is going to be drawing a lot of attention...other commuters will be taking and posting photos of you while you're out motoring. If it's anything like my experiences, don't expect to stop for fuel without people wanting to talk!
     
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    I see what you're doing there, that's exactly how yours is optioned :poke:
     
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    71Polara383 Kid with ballcap FCBO Gold Member

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    I cant wait. Minnesota got a ton of attention as well. Strangest Dodge Impala I ever owned.
     
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    Yup, you got it!
     
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    Your local Servpro owner is gonna want a ride in it :D
     
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    BLUPORT Loves everyone, except Carmine. FCBO Gold Member

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    Pfft.
     
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