1977 Dodge Charger Barn Find Flexes 400 V8 Muscle, Has Been Asleep for 16 Years

If you’re in the market looking for an old Charger to restore, here’s a 1977 model that’s worth checking out.
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Listed on eBay by seller best-auto-deal as a barn find, this is obviously a project car, so you won’t just hop in and drive it. On the other hand, we don’t even know if it’s starting, as the Charger has been sleeping for some 16 years without moving a single inch.

In fact, the seller even explains there is “no guarantee of running condition,” especially because the car has been sitting for so long.

The 400ci (6.5-liter) big-block engine, however, is still there, and according to the odometer, it’s been used for 58,000 miles (93,341 km). We’re being told this is the “actual” mileage, and there’s a chance this is indeed accurate since the car has been in storage for nearly two decades.

The bad news is the exterior comes with some rust, but on the other hand, it doesn’t look all that bad, and a proper restoration should be able to deal with it quite easily. The glass looks good, and the original windshield is still there.

The good news, on the other hand, is the car is almost complete, so whoever plans a restoration would have an easy job on this one. The only things you won’t be getting are the battery because someone stole it and the hub caps.

At first glance, this is a Dodge that just can’t be ignored, especially by those who want to bring a ’77 back to tip-top shape. The car is auctioned off on eBay, and the top bid at the time of writing is just $500, though it goes without saying the reserve is yet to be met.

If you want to check out the car in person, you need to travel to Kansas in the United States.
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About the author: Bogdan Popa
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Bogdan keeps an eye on how technology is taking over the car world. His long-term goals are buying an 18-wheeler because he needs more space for his kid’s toys, and convincing Google and Apple that Android Auto and CarPlay deserve at least as much attention as their phones.
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