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New guy in SC 1985 4 door lebaron.

Postby scribs76 » Wed Dec 04, 2013 12:30 am

Hi guys im new here.I have a 1985 4 door lebaron in great shape.I only have this shopped pic cuz i was playing with photos but Tomorrow during the day ill take more pics inside and out.Car is mint inside too.I just need new wheels and to fix a minor dent on the front drivers fender. 53k miles.Windows were tinted which helped the interior tons.Use to have the pin stripes i removed them. Better Pics coming soon.


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Re: New guy in SC 1985 4 door lebaron.

Postby 89ARIES » Wed Dec 04, 2013 8:05 pm

Welcome to the Chrysler K-Car Club. You may not know this, but you have an extinct K-car. There are only a few hundred early 80s LeBaron 4 door models left in the world. If you can send me a picture
of the grill of your car, and taillights, I will know what year it is. Hold onto that puppy, as you won't find another. :D
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Re: New guy in SC 1985 4 door lebaron.

Postby scribs76 » Thu Dec 05, 2013 3:12 pm

I took some pictures.I had no idea.I was doing some yard work for some guy and noticed this in his airport hangar and thought it was a cool unique car.I liked the boxier shape.Im 37 yrs old i knew they were older from when i was a kid growing up in the 80s.So i asked if i could buy it from him.I paid 2 grand. He put a heat sensor gauge in it and a defroster switch.I put a new stereo in.That's about it. Last night i found out where i could purchase 80s chrysler hubcaps..So ill be getting those soon.Still not sure if its an 85 or 84.Registration says 85..Tell me what you think please.Thanks for looking.Pics

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Re: New guy in SC 1985 4 door lebaron.

Postby 89ARIES » Thu Dec 05, 2013 6:19 pm

You have a 1985 my friend. 1985 was the only year with that grill pattern. I am 32 years old and love my 89 Dodge Aries with 230,000 original miles, daily driver. 8-)
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Re: New guy in SC 1985 4 door lebaron.

Postby scribs76 » Thu Dec 05, 2013 10:16 pm

Thanks man.Im trying to find some parts for it and its hard.I need a fender molding for the front passenger. I cant find it anywhere. I did happen to stumble upon a k car at a u pull it and grab some emblems and reflector lights and casings. Just little stuff.A new antenna etc ..Other than that it rides great at 53k..Replaced all the plugs and fuel filter.Im gonna rid of the cat converter as i dont live in a state that makes you get an inspection..I think it will perform even better after that..Whats the best way to preserve the top canvas? Not gonna use armor all..
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Re: New guy in SC 1985 4 door lebaron.

Postby 89ARIES » Thu Dec 05, 2013 10:43 pm

Beautiful car. In most states, a cat is required. Is that a white temperature gauge I see near the dash? If so, very smart. They failed to provide this basic instrumentation in
the early Ks, and this could save you from overheating, actually, no, it definitely will as these cars overheat at least once. I don't know about the vinyl thing, can anyone answer
this? Also, if you have the Chrysler 2.2 engine, you MUST watch this video. It will save your car from a blown headgasket:

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=xjYufVTkBak
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Re: New guy in SC 1985 4 door lebaron.

Postby scribs76 » Fri Dec 06, 2013 1:24 am

Yes that is for temp the owner before me installed it.He said keep it below 210..Very helpful.Im about to watch the vid now thanks.
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Re: New guy in SC 1985 4 door lebaron.

Postby scribs76 » Fri Dec 06, 2013 1:42 am

Thanks for that vid tip.Im going to do that this weekend.
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Re: New guy in SC 1985 4 door lebaron.

Postby classicfan1 » Thu Dec 12, 2013 7:09 pm

Hey man, here's an '85 LeBaron at UPAP in Denver, CO. It doesn't say if it's a coupe, sedan, or convertible but theres a CHANCe it might have the trim you need. Wouldn't hurt to call!

http://www.upullandpay.com/aurora/search-inventory
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Re: New guy in SC 1985 4 door lebaron.

Postby scribs76 » Sun Mar 16, 2014 2:53 am

Thanks man!!
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