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1969 Dodge Nuremberg Daytona Project Car Part-7


This is Part 7 of the story on our new 1969 Dodge Charger Nuremberg Daytona Project Car. In future Parts we will continue to update you on the Project Nuremberg Daytona itself and the restoration process. In this Part we will tell you about how this car started life and in Part 8 we will outline our goals for the completed Project. (Start with Part 1)

Our Project Nuremberg Daytona started life at the Dodge assembly plant as a 1969 Dodge Charger RT (as did all Daytonas). It was then shipped to Creative Industries and converted to a Dodge Daytona. Below is a photo of the Data Plate and a copy of the Production Broadcast Sheet (Build Sheet).

The original Data Plate removed from Project Nuremberg Daytona for restoration.

From this we can determine the Daytona started life with a T7 Dark Bronze exterior and tan interior. Very few Daytonas were painted in this color but we have not yet located the exact number. It is likely in the single digits. It also had a 440 engine with 4-speed transmission.

 

This is a copy of the original Broadcast Sheet for Project Nuremberg Daytona.

 

What does all of this information tell us? If you have the appropriate decoding data you will learn that this is a Special Order 1969 Dodge Charger RT that was destined to be converted into a Dodge Daytona. The following build specs also reveal the options the car was built with.

        1. VIN: XX29L9B400XXX
        2. SEQUENCE: 5296X926XXX 74-25007
        3. BUILT: MAY 29, 1969 (Hamtramck, MI)
        4. SHIPPED FROM CREATIVE INDUSTRIES: AUGUST 26, 1969
        5. AO1 = LIGHT PACKAGE
        6. A11 = CHARGER 500/DAYTONA
        7. A33 = 3:54:1 DANA 60 TRK.PKG.
        8. B31 = 11” hd MAN DRUM BRKS
        9. B51 = POWER ASSIST BRKS
        10. C6 = TAN VIN INTERIOR
        11. C16 = CONSOLE WITH BUCKETS
        12. C23 = REAR ARM REST WITH ASHTRAY
        13. C55 = BUCKET SEATS
        14. C93 = CARPETING
        15. D21 = HD 4 SPEED MAN
        16. E86 = HD 440 375 HP
        17. F25 = 70-A/H 440 RED CAP BATTERY
        18. G15 = TINT WINDSH ONLY
        19. G33 = O/SLH REMOTE STD MIR
        20. H11 = FR HTR/W DEFROSTER
        21. J11 = GLOVE BOX LOCK
        22. J15 = CIG LIGHTER
        23. J31 = DUEL HORNS
        24. J55 = UNDCOATE W/HOOD-PAD
        25. L05 = MAP COURT.LITE
        26. L11 = GLOVE BOX LITE
        27. L15 = ASH TRAY LITE
        28. L25 = TRUNK COMP LIGHT
        29. L65 = IGNITION SWITCH TIME DELAY
        30. L72 = HEAD LAMP WARNING
        31. M21 = ROOF DRIP RAIL MOLDINGS
        32. M26 = WHEEL LIP MOLDINGS
        33. M31 = BELT MOLD
        34. N65 = 7-BLADE CLUTCH FAN
        35. N85 = TACH
        36. R11 = MUSIC MASTER AM RADIO
        37. S15 = HEMI XHD SUSP/W/FRONT SWAY BAR
        38. S25 = HD/FIRM RIDE SHOCKS
        39. S77 = POWER STEERING
        40. S79 = LOWER HALF HORN RING

Now that we know how the car started its life and have a reasonable understanding of its existing condition we will reveal the restoration plans in Part 8.

Continued in Part 8

 

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Richard

I grew up and lived in Iowa for nearly 40 years before moving to Southern California and now live in Tennessee. I have been into cars since I was old enough to remember. I don't have a brand loyalty although I do prefer American Muscle especially the 1969/1970 NASCAR Aero Cars. (Check our our www.TalladegaSpoilerRegistry.com page) As long as it has four wheels on it I get excited. Few men are lucky enough to be able to share their passion for cars with the woman they love. Fortunately, my wife Katriana is also a gear head and many of our activities revolve around the cars. We have a small collection that includes at least one car from each of the Big Three. Katrina prefers all original cars while I like to modify them so we have a few of each. When we aren't playing with cars we are out with our miniature donkeys. You can see more about that part of our lives at http://www.LegendaryFarms.com.

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