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MOPAR Body (Chassis) Types A - F

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For those that are MOPAR challenged like me I found this great reference list.  I hope it's accurate. :unsure:


A Body--1960-1976:
Plymouth: Valiant (all), Barracuda ('64-'69), Duster ('70-'76), Scamp ('71-'76) 
Dodge: Lancer ('61-'62), Dart ('63-'76), Demon ('71-'72), Dart Sport ('73-'76)
Wheelbases: 
106: '63-'66 Valiant; '64-'66 Barracuda; '63-'66 Dart wagons
106.5: '60-'62 Valiant; '61-'62 Lancer
108: '67-'73 Valiant; '67-'69 Barracuda; '70-'76 Duster; '71-'72 Demon; '73-'76 Dart Sport
111: '71-'76 Scamp; '74-'76 Valiant; '63-'76 Dart (ex. wagons); Canadian Valiant (Dart front clip, Valiant body, 111" wb)

B Body--1962-1979:
(Note: although this chassis debuted in 1962, Chrysler's practice of naming chassis by letter did not begin until 1964-65.)
Plymouth: Savoy ('62-'64), Belvedere ('62-'70), Satellite ('65-'74), GTX ('67-'74), Road Runner ('68-'75), Fury ('62-'64, '75-'78)
Dodge: Dart ('62), Polara ('62-'64), 220 ('63-'64, Canada only), 330 ('63-'64), 440 ('63-'64), Coronet ('65-'76), Charger ('66-'78), 
Super Bee ('69-'71), Monaco ('77-'78), Magnum ('78-'79)
Chrysler: Cordoba ('75-'79), 300 ('79)
Wheelbases:
115: '71-'79 all 2 door models (incl. Charger, Magnum, Cordoba, 300)
116: '62-'70 Plymouths ex. wagons; '62-'66 Plymouth wagons; '62 Dart; '62-'64 Polara; '63-'64 Dodge 220, 330, 440
117: '67-'74 Plymouth wagons; '71-'74 Plymouth 4 doors; '65-'70 Dodges
117.5: '75-'78 Plymouth and Dodge 4 doors & wagons
118: '71-'74 Dodge 4 doors & wagons

C Body--1965-1978:
Plymouth: Fury ('65-'74), VIP ('66-'69), Gran Fury ('75-'77) (NOTE: Gran Fury was a high-line sub-model of C body Fury '70-'74)
Dodge: Custom 880 ('65), Polara ('65-'73), Monaco ('65-'76), Royal Monaco ('77) (NOTE: Royal Monaco was a high-line sub-model of C body Monaco '75-'76)
Chrysler: 300 ('65-'71), Newport, New Yorker
Imperial: all models ('74-'75) 
Wheelbases:
119: '65-'68 Plymouths (ex. wagons)
120: '69-'73 Plymouths (ex. wagons), '74 Fury I/II
121: '65-'66 Plymouth wagons; '65-'66 Dodges; '65-'66 Chrysler wagons
121.5: '75-'77 Plymouths (ex. wagons); '74-'77 Dodges (ex. wagons)
122: '67-'73 Plymouth wagons, '74 Fury III/Gran Fury; '67-73 Dodges; '67-'73 Chrysler wagons
124: '74-'77 Plymouth and Dodge wagons; '65-'78 Chrysler sedans; '74-'78 Chrysler wagons; '74-'75 Imperials
[The C body may date from 1961 or 1962 in the Chrysler models, although Chrysler considers the C body to have begun in 1965]

D Body--1957-1973:
(Note: although the chassis design began in 1957, Chrysler did not begin identifying chassis by letter until 1964-1965.)
Imperial: all models
Wheelbases:
127: '67-'73
129: '57-'66

E body--1970-1974:
Plymouth: Barracuda
Dodge: Challenger
Wheelbases:
108: Barracuda
110: Challenger

F Body--1976-1980:
Plymouth: Volare, Road Runner, [Duster '79-'80, was a Volare package]
Dodge: Aspen, R/T 
Wheelbases:
108.7: all 2 door models
112.7: all 4 door models

Edited by afx

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I recall reading somewhere long ago that the B body cars in the 68-70 era were the same wheelbase but the Dodge was listed as having an inch longer wheelbase so people thought they were getting a bigger car for the extra money over the Plymouth.

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5 minutes ago, ZTony8 said:

I recall reading somewhere long ago that the B body cars in the 68-70 era were the same wheelbase but the Dodge was listed as having an inch longer wheelbase so people thought they were getting a bigger car for the extra money over the Plymouth.

The 1968 to 1970 Dodge Charger inner skull with the chassis's would interchange with the other B-Body's of it's kind like the Road Runner ect ect. The different was the interiors and exteriors. The inner sheet metal was all the same. The 2nd Gen Charger (1968- 1970) had 115inch wheel base. This also was the same for the Road Runner ect ect. The 1st gen cars (1966- 1967 Chargers) was smaller then the 2nd Gen cars was. The 2nd Gen cars are a ton of steel. 2400IBs I do believe they weigh.

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Thanks for the list, maybe it's a very stupid question ..... from a European guy.....but ehhhh......what does the term "MOPAR" mean?:unsure:

 

Hermann.

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22 minutes ago, Hermann Kersten said:

Thanks for the list, maybe it's a very stupid question ..... from a European guy.....but ehhhh......what does the term "MOPAR" mean?:unsure:

 

Hermann.

Mopar is a nickname for Chrysler products, it comes from the name of their parts organization. I always found it odd that the company's parts department became the nickname for the company's cars (kind of like if you referred to a GM car as a "Goodwrench"), but hey, I guess it works. :)

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1 hour ago, Hermann Kersten said:

Thanks for the list, maybe it's a very stupid question ..... from a European guy.....but ehhhh......what does the term "MOPAR" mean?:unsure:

 

Hermann.

"Mopar[1] is the parts, service and customer care organization within Fiat Chrysler Automobiles. The name is a portmanteau of the words "MOtor" and "PARts".[1][2]

Mopar also designs and builds a small number of customized vehicles."

The above statement was taken from Wikipedia.

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Chuck and Keith, thanks for the  explanation.

 

Hermann.

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M- move.  O -over. P_power A approaching  R rapidly 

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...Or was it Mostly Old Parts And Rust...:P

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