I had some answers that I previously had asked about a 69 Road Runner...

Asked by Apr 21, 2013 at 07:17 PM about the Plymouth Road Runner

Question type: General

I had some answers that I previously had asked about a 69 Road Runner with a 71 383 engine.
I suppose Im trying to determine if it really worth it to try to restore,  restoration guy says about 25k,  but that seems low.  I will try to post some photos of the car.
Thanks, guys, for your answers.
Anyone else is welcome to comment.

9 Answers

Another shot of the 69 Road Runner Im trying to determine to restore sorry, cant see how to include multipile pics on some page. Anyone's opinion welcome.

21,485

not if your thinking of fix and sell, its worth 4 or 5 as it is assuming floors good, paint it, dress the trim up and make a rat rod to drive. 99 out of 100 look at it as a 69 roadrunner ,anyway.

What Im trying to say is would I get my money back. Been told it would take about 25k.

70,875

Without it being a numbers matching car. I'd say no. - Jim

2 of 2 people found this helpful.
21,485

ditto

2 of 2 people found this helpful.
8,805

The fact that it is not numbers-matiching hurts the retail value, so your chances of getting the $25,000 back out of it in a hurry are slim. There are a couple of advantages, though. You can easily put a more modern drive train in it now, and not hurt the value in the least. That means you can get classic car looks combined with modern car handling, braking, performance and fuel economy. Sort of a 'best of both worlds' scenario. Done right, this may even bring the value of the car up some from the normal numbers-mismatched old car. One other thing to remember: They are not building any more of them, and each year the numbers remaining drops a little. What you have will always be a desirable body style of a desirable model. It would appear to be a pretty solid example, even if not the very prettiest. It has already passed the bottom of the depreciation curve and is climbing again, even if slowly. I would not do a full on 'restoration', but fix it with the goal of making it a good, solid, safe driver, and enjoy it. In 10 years, it may well be worth the more serious investment of restoration, and in the mean time, you have been having fun with the old girl.

2 of 2 people found this helpful.
Best Answer Mark helpful
257,525

Plus that $25K is an estimate. Most estimates usually end up running higher when you find hidden issues.

1 of 1 people found this helpful.
257,525

Here's another opinion that I agree on.....http://www.autoweek.com/article/20070515/FREE/70514008

1 of 1 people found this helpful.

OK, Thanks guys.

Your Answer

Road Runner

Looking for a Used Road Runner in your area?

CarGurus has 40 nationwide Road Runner listings and the tools to find you a great deal.

ZIP:

Plymouth Road Runner Experts

  • #1
    Tom Demyan
    Reputation
    110
  • #2
    Dwayne Venton
    Reputation
    70
  • #3
    Js08016
    Reputation
    40
View All

Related Models For Sale

Used Plymouth GTX
31 listings
Used Dodge Charger
426 Great Deals out of 27,992 listings starting at $2,490
Used Ford Mustang
597 Great Deals out of 36,129 listings starting at $1,800
Used Dodge Challenger
220 Great Deals out of 22,119 listings starting at $7,488
Used Chevrolet Camaro
409 Great Deals out of 30,592 listings starting at $2,495
Used Pontiac GTO
8 Great Deals out of 490 listings starting at $5,995
Used Dodge Dart
227 Great Deals out of 8,108 listings starting at $3,995
Used Pontiac Firebird
8 Great Deals out of 875 listings starting at $2,500
Used Chevrolet Corvette
184 Great Deals out of 19,805 listings starting at $2,490
Used Dodge Coronet
46 listings

Content submitted by Users is not endorsed by CarGurus, does not express the opinions of CarGurus, and should not be considered reviewed, screened, or approved by CarGurus. Please refer to CarGurus Terms of Use.