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Found! 1970 Dodge Dart Swinger With 904 Automatic Transmission Intact

Nikki Dart—a classic car and vintage big-rig enthusiast, automotive mechanic, and truck driver—locates her dream car.



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© Nikki Dart
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During some late-night perusing of the online classifieds, Nikki Dart abruptly stopped scrolling when she came across a 1970 Dodge Dart Swinger with the original slant-six and 904 automatic transmission intact. By the next afternoon, she was handing over a deposit to hold the vehicle (which still boasts the OG paint and sheetmetal) until the next day when she could get it evaluated. While the evaluation went off without a hitch, the journey home was a little rocky, as the Swinger stalled a handful of times on the 45-minute drive to Montreal, Canada.



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© Nikki Dart


This, however, did not deter Nikki, a longtime gearhead who has had an affinity for vehicles since she was little. “It started when my father bought his 1974 Corvette when I

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