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Hemmings Find of the Day – 1968 Dodge Super Bee

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Restomod 1968 Dodge Super Bee for sale on Hemmings.com. From the seller’s description:

Vehicle has been restored as a tribute to the Super Bee prototype show car that was displayed at the 1968 Detroit Auto Show. This vehicle was created by Dodge design team member Harvey Wynn, and custom car builders Mike and Larry Alexander. This is a one
of one vehicle. The original prototype was built with a 383 engine and automatic transmission, and yellow in color. This vehicle has been upgraded to triple black color combination, and a 440 Cu. In. engine with four speed transmission. The donor car for
this restoration was a 1968 Coronet 500 convertible with a 318 engine and A904 automatic transmission. This vehicle is rare in it’s own right. Only 1,557 were built in 1968. The exterior, interior, top, engine and drivetrain have been totally disassembled and rebuilt or restored. The suspension has been restored. The floor pans and underside of vehicle are not body color. They have been refinished in frame black to replicate factory appearance. Rust free Virginia car until 2011. Estimated build or replacement cost is
$55,000, which coincides with appraised value.

In present condition, this vehicle is capable of competing successfully in expositions, displays, exhibits, or shows. This vehicle is not driven as daily transportation. This is a special use vehicle.

Options and Modifications:

Exterior
Body was completely refinished in factory black
New canvas black top with glass window
Tinted glass
Dual sport mirrors
Chrome Magnum wheels with hubcaps
OEM red stripe tires
Blacked out bulge hood
Rubber bumper inserts
Side quarter panel scoops
Super Bee emblems, decals and black rear tail stripes
Amber inner headlamps
Trunk has been stripped and refinished in body color

Interior:
Black bench seat
Full set of seat belts
Auxiliary interior lighting package
Alternator, fuel, speedometer, and water temperature gauges
Auto Gage volts, oil pressure, and water temperature gauges
Rare Chrysler Performance under-dash tachometer
Air conditioning controls and dash vents-engine bay AC components are missing
Power convertible top
Factory sport steering wheel
Factory Music Master AM wheel radio
Hurst bench seat shifter, shift knob, and linkage
Left side remote mirror

Engine and Drive Train:
440 Cu. In. engine
Four barrel carburetor
Cast iron block and heads
Mopar distributor
Engine completely rebuilt.
Balanced rotating assembly.
Keith Black pistons
Eagle H beam rods
Howard’s hydraulic cam and valve train. 480” lift.
Hedman jet coated headers
Stainless steel exhaust
Mopar mufflers with resonators
Turbo Start Mopar reproduction battery
Heavy duty radiator
Electric cooling fan
Heavy duty clutch
833 Four speed transmission
8 3/4” rear differential
3.55:1 gear ratio
Heavy duty front coil spring suspension
Front sway bar
Heavy duty rear leaf spring suspension
Power steering
Power brakes

Pricetag
Price
$47,900
Location Marker
Location
Friendship, Wisconsin
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Availability
Available

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