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seen this at a car show today.....only one ive seen my whole life and never seen a daytona before....and ill be 25 next sunday











 

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I no its a superbird..and this is the only one i have seen before..and..i was saying ive never seen a daytona
 

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Daytona is a charger 500
Superbird is a modded roadrunner....i never knew the back windows were different from the superbird and roadrunner
 

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I'm a Mustang guy, but still......yeah, I could see myself in that. :thumbsup:

Even though I was around, though young, when these cars were built, it is still impossible to believe that much car could be had for $4,555.00. :cry:
 

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Great pics Cajun!

My first thought when I looked at the engine bay is that somebody restored the heck out of this car - maybe over-restored? But if that car is in mostly original condition, the thing is a time capsule... I saw one of these winged warriors fueling up at a rural gas station years ago in my teens, a yellow one. Either a Roadrunner or a Daytona, there's no missing them, they have road presence for sure.
 

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Nice looking car!

At 25 you still have alot to see in life :lol:

Over restored...nope...look at the exhaust manifold,it has rust. If it were over restored,it would have high heat paint or ceramic coating to keep it from rusting.

It also has a modern battery instead of the old tar top type. :)
 

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It was owned by the guy that designed them...cant remember his name atm but he worked for nasa it was his personal car.....its signed by richard petty on the dash....it was restored in 98 so 14 years ago i seen pics before it looked good then main thing it need was paint and it has 636 miles since 98
 

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That's an awesome car. love the coyote sitting on top holding a die cast of the car.
Restored or over restored who care's, enjoy that it's still around to enjoy.
 

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With only 503 made, Daytona sightings were somewhat rare, even back in the day. There were two of them bought new by locals here, and about a half-dozen are still in the area.

By comparison, Superbird production was just over 1900 cars. This one is my favorite color combination of them all.
 

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It's always cool to see Winged Warriors and that is a beaut!


I had a funny Superbird siting not long ago, I was pulling out of a Wal-Mart lot just as a freakin' orange Superbird was pulling in. Needless to say, I thought it was cool but also strange but then I remembered I was in Concord NC and there was a car show the next day at Charlotte Motorspeedway and it suddenly didn't look so out of place lol.
 

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There will be dozens of wing cars gathered at the Indianapolis Motor Speedway during the Brickyard 400 weekend this summer. The cars will be on display in the infield each day.
 

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With only 503 made, Daytonas sightings were somewhat rare, even back in the day. There were two of them bought new by locals here, and about a half-dozen are still in the area.

By comparison, Superbird production was just over 1900 cars. This one is my favorite color combination of them all.
Actually, there were NOT 503 made. It ended considerably less than that.
 

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Actually, there were NOT 503 made. It ended considerably less than that.
A paper trail exists to support the 500 car production figure. It includes a factory ship list containing all of the VIN numbers, along with the original dealership that each car was shipped to.

Can you support your claim about a lower production number?
 

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A paper trail exists to support the 500 car production figure. It includes a factory ship list containing all of the VIN numbers, along with the original dealership that each car was shipped to.

Can you support your claim about a lower production number?
I will have to ask him, but my father belongs to the Daytona and Superbird club. There was an article stating that Creative Industries counted some of the cars twice as they went around. Is there a website showing the paper trail?
 

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The car is number 632 in the nascar regsistery.....the guy has all the paper work his name is steve he has owned it since 2008 car was restored in 1998 and was owned by the designer from nasa that designed the daytona and superbird along with the charger 500...the car resides in slidell la.....pics were taking at edgewater mall in boloxi ms.....
 

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Self regulation, don't ya love it?
indeed, had the magazine article been factual. in this instance, however, it was more an example of artistic license, be it from the story teller or the author of the article.

thanks for the additional information on the bird, cajun, and sorry for derailing your thread.
 
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