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booker t jones
09-07-2016, 04:54 PM
going to an estate auction Friday they are selling a 66 coronet 440 361 engine 727 transmission not running 4 door checked for rust and body minimal on right quarter I plan on buying it how much do you think it will go for it could use a paint job but will keep it a survivor new to board my first coronet was in 1960 a51 model back from viet nam ist new car was 69 super bee have had several darts &superbees the last 45 years

09-07-2016, 09:06 PM
Welcome. Lots of good people and info here.

As it's an auction, it's difficult to speculate how much it will sell for. Good luck!

booker t jones
09-08-2016, 07:55 AM
this coronet is a e code which is a poly 318 with no special options would it more than likely have a 904 transmission and 8 3/4 rear end

09-13-2016, 05:56 AM
Yes on 8 3/4 and mine came with a 727. Any luck on that auction?

booker t jones
09-15-2016, 06:36 AM
no reserve auction they didn't stat the cars sold as is 2250 got it home started right up tagged and insured yesterday had to track down the daughter to geat a copy of power of attorney her parentbought car new in wythville va late65 used car sparingly as they were farmers and mostly drove a 48 ih truck always garaged in 04 bought new car and kept coronet in machinery shed driving occasionaly on vintage car registration car has 79 ooo actual miles needs hood and trunk painted top of back seat is frayed and tires only thing not factory I have found plug wires tires carburetor but old is in the trunk

09-15-2016, 03:28 PM
Post some pics so we can see it.

booker t jones
09-17-2016, 08:54 PM

09-18-2016, 06:43 PM
That's a cool find! Keep it original as possible and drive it!

09-19-2016, 11:50 AM
Another very cool 66 on the road to recovery! :cool:


booker t jones
09-19-2016, 10:29 PM
all trunk component accounted for spent 6.00 on rust kill and sand paperhttp://www.dodgecoronet.com/forum/attachment.php?attachmentid=9126&stc=1http://www.dodgecoronet.com/forum/attachment.php?attachmentid=9127&stc=1http://www.dodgecoronet.com/forum/attachment.php?attachmentid=9128&stc=1http://www.dodgecoronet.com/forum/attachment.php?attachmentid=9129&stc=1http://www.dodgecoronet.com/forum/attachment.php?attachmentid=9130&stc=1

booker t jones
09-19-2016, 10:43 PM
http://www.dodgecoronet.com/forum/attachment.php?attachmentid=9131&stc=1http://www.dodgecoronet.com/forum/attachment.php?attachmentid=9132&stc=1so now move to the frontdetaiil engine compartment check out suspension 4 new tiger paws

09-19-2016, 11:01 PM
Looks pretty good under there, change the hoses,flush all the fluids, turn air cleaner around . good to go

booker t jones
09-20-2016, 03:27 PM
http://www.dodgecoronet.com/forum/attachment.php?attachmentid=9133&stc=1http://www.dodgecoronet.com/forum/attachment.php?attachmentid=9134&stc=1it a getting ready to look better have yrt to find any bondo damage or rust through minimal surface rust

09-20-2016, 09:43 PM
Keep it original man it's worth more!!!!!!

09-22-2016, 10:46 AM
My poly runs like a watch.

booker t jones
09-22-2016, 02:35 PM
http://www.dodgecoronet.com/forum/attachment.php?attachmentid=9148&stc=1http://www.dodgecoronet.com/forum/attachment.php?attachmentid=9149&stc=1did the trunk now engine compartment

09-22-2016, 07:50 PM
For an in-car job that looks good!

09-22-2016, 08:28 PM
Take some time to clean that engine compartment and it'l be real nice in there!

09-23-2016, 10:38 AM
Big difference WOW

Racer Brown
09-23-2016, 02:24 PM
Looks good, engine compartment painting takes time!

09-24-2016, 11:47 AM
Looks good. Nice work.

09-24-2016, 07:02 PM
Looking good.

booker t jones
09-24-2016, 07:13 PM
ordere new carpet and clover grren duck tape to experiment with the seats there was a little scaly rust around accelerator no rust through its been dealt with

Racer Brown
09-25-2016, 02:29 PM
That floor looks pretty good, nice and solid!

09-26-2016, 03:18 PM
You don't see floors like that very often.

booker t jones
09-26-2016, 05:54 PM
when I took the carpet and seats out I found 1 silver ball point pen nothin else swept up about a handful of dirt on the bare floor small mouse nest 2 dead mice