Wollfen's 1970 Plymouth Sport Fury S23

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  1. Wollfen

    Wollfen Old Man with a Hat

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    Nooooo, I don't wanna be typecast! :icon_fU::icon_fU:
     
  2. Wollfen

    Wollfen Old Man with a Hat

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    65sporty Old Man with a Hat

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    Why not green? I know your 71's green but it's F8 and it's a better looking color than this car. I do love black though.
     
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    fc7_plumcrazy Senior Member

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    Please look at the fender tag and do it like it came from the factory. A rare car deserves it IMHO.

    If you want to built a car of your likes you don't need a rare model to start with. A Fury III or whatever will be enough to do so.

    Maybe it is my illness but I can't even change s stripe on a car (if there were two available) and if it has the wrong one for me from the factory.

    Carsten
     
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    C Body Bob Old Man with a Hat

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    I have a 383 engine I bought from some dude down in Grimesland......still sitting in the shop :lol:
     
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    cantflip Old Jagoff with a Hat FCBO Gold Member

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    I thought nice project car... until I saw that cowl/A pillar... she did go to the right home. While I would normally be with Carsten on the color issue, I don't think many others would resurrect her. For me, and with the amount of work you will be doing, a color change isn't the end of the world. IDK if there is a big value for the finished car, but I think it would be a debate if original green would be better than black for this one.
     
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    detmatt Old Man with a Hat FCBO Gold Member

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    Congrats Gary! I'd vote for color change on this one especially if you are planning on keeping both.
     
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    Samplingman Senior Member

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    Great score! I would be on the fence with the color change on this one. Easier without the original motor, but then again I happen to like green. Is the paint that is on it, original?
     
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    Rwc Senior Member FCBO Gold Member

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    Will be fun to watch this car progress. Black will look awesome. Make it the way you would order it new.
     
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    Fratzog Old Man with a Hat

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    Congrats and thanks for saving another one even if I'm sorry to hear about the colour change.
     
  11. Fury440

    Fury440 At my age everything's a good idea FCBO Gold Member

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    Wow, quite the project! As I looked at the pictures the rust didn't look to bad until I got to the trunk corners, the rear window and the cowl. Still with a good donor and a bunch of skill it should work out just fine. You've got both so I'll be watching to see how it's done - but 6 months - wow!!
    As I recall, the S23's were introduces mid-year and were only available with limited number of color, roof material, interior material options. Black with a red interior will look awesome, especially if the black makes it look like Bill's black GT. I love the look of black, but after driving a black '59 Old's 98 HT for a couple years, I'll never own another black car. I washed that stupid car so many times that 50 years later I now avoid washing any car if at all possible!!
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    Wollfen Old Man with a Hat

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    Lol, I have a spare 383 engine and trans sitting under the bench too, and it came out of a 1970 Fury. :D
     
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    polara71 Old Man with a Hat

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    Send that transmission north will ya?
     
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    Wollfen Old Man with a Hat

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    The green is original but is so thin I can see the original primer through it in some places. It needs a total respray. Plus with the original engine and trans long gone I don't feel bad about changing it to a color I want as i will be keeping this car. There was another guy I believe that was going to buy it for parts. So I don't feel too bad about changing some things.
     
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    Wollfen Old Man with a Hat

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    Which trans? The one in the car or the one on the back of the 383?
     
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    Wollfen Old Man with a Hat

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    Yes it will be a keeper, after four green cars, I'm over it. :p
     
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    polara71 Old Man with a Hat

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    Under the bench
     
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    Wollfen Old Man with a Hat

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    If the 383 goes in the S23 I will need it, But I always come across more, I have sold 3 big block transmissions already. Actually I might have a spare, I will have to check.
     
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    Congratulations on getting the car.

    For what it's worth, if you do change the color, it will always be a "green" car with a color change. But it's yours so obviously do what you think is best.

    My vote is keep it the original color even if you hate it.

    congrats again!
     
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    my green interior in my 70 grew on me...its not green now its emerald....