It should not be used as a daily driver and trashed, afterall it is 37 years old!! We do not charge extra for our products to our vast majority of customers so we can accommodate ridiculous warranty claims by the few. You can use this book to restore your vehicle to its historic best, upgrade with factory options, or to authenticate equipment already installed. Plymouth also got a version of the old Shelby Charger, reviving the name as the Plymouth Turismo Duster. The 1980 models used the 1. Heavy-duty construction and unique design features make the Monroe® Strut-Mate® boot kit the quality choice for maximum rod protection and improved strut life. However, it may need a charge to be colder.
To say the least, my driving style is still a bit aggressive. Proof of purchase is required. The alternator was changed as well as the starter, water pump, timing belt with tensioner, and an entire exhaust system from a dead Hyundai Excel. This lived it's entire life in California and Texas! Upholstery was still vinyl; the spare was underneath the car on a swing-away holder. In 1979, the Colt was redesigned and the Champ was introduced. Known issues: Seats have age related tearing at some seams.
Our goal is to keep our customers happy for a lifetime and always reach a fair resolution to any issue. The oh-so-80s sheepskins might be covering worn factory upholstery, but then again maybe not if they were fitted new—a strong likelihood. A special numbered Shelby Automotive badge went in place of the normal Charger badge. It is a blast to drive, but the reality is that this car is now a vintage car, with increasing value. The Dodge Colt was Chrysler's response to the , and but because it was a from , the Colt competed directly with other Japanese imports, such as the , and.
This is a dealer-only album that salespeople used. I even put two Hyundai alloy wheels on the back of the car. The Power mode was essentially an underdrive. Don't simply wait around for your automobile to have problems with general performance loss and risk sudden break down. Now if that's the way Cricket and Colt treat you and your passengers, imagine how great the rest of the features must be.
The car will easily inspect, but it is not current, as it's been sitting in my garage for the past 2 years with periodic starting and driving. Some sun fading on interior plastics. A companion model, the Plymouth Turismo, was also marketed. And no matter which model you choose you're going to get a lot of car in the bargain because that's the way the Japanese build a small-economy car. I'm suprized that water dosen't come in when it rains!!! The unibody layout was traditional, front engine and rear-wheel drive with struts in front and a live rear axle.
We had to replace the cylinder head once already because the car couldn't run on 3 cylinders any more. Damaged boots may not protect the rod finish. The Colt and Champ Plymouth Colt after 1982 was a 3-door hatchback, and came in Deluxe or Custom equipment levels. That is to say---Always excellent quality and exact fit. I am willing to take any additional pics you might want. This car has been kept original and has not been molested, altered, rigged, or cheaply maintained.
I'm very satisfied with these Floor Mats. I have much documentation on the car. While the wheelbase was only slightly shorter than that of the second generation Colt, overall length was down from 171. The body work section shows no differing headlights and grille for the Cricket. Finally, it was 1976 and Plymouth had its Mitsubishi import. There's more new items also, that I'm sure I'm forgetting.
I will say that in Power mode, you could smoke the front tires. Interior drivers sun visor is sun damaged. Recent maintenance done: Newer tires, rear shocks and springs, new coolant, radiator hoses, new thermostat, new exhaust valves, valve stem seals, intake exhaust and jet , resurfaced head, ground all valves, new head gasket and fuel pump. In 1982, the Dodge Charger returned for a second year as the performance option for the 024. Car always gets attention when driven! Approx 104000 miles The Good: Car is not a northern rusty car! Cape Town, South Africa: Scott Publications: 59. This car has been kept original and has not been molested, altered, rigged, or cheaply maintained.