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I have the 68 Roadrunner interior. Would swap for some pro streets tires or something if you're interested. Mike.

Thanks for the offer Michael. I would still be in short of glass,engine compartment and chassis so i`m hoping to find a complete kit.

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The Dodge Super Bee is the performance version of a Coronet. The Road Runner was based on the Plymouth Satellite. Dashes are different, rear quarters are different, front end is different, not to mention the tail light panels between the Coronet, Super Bee, and R/T were all unique. You need to find a 68 Coronet annual (if there ever was one), or start with the '69 Monogram Super Bee to get closest to what you want.

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The Dodge Super Bee is the performance version of a Coronet. The Road Runner was based on the Plymouth Satellite. Dashes are different, rear quarters are different, front end is different, not to mention the tail light panels between the Coronet, Super Bee, and R/T were all unique. You need to find a 68 Coronet annual (if there ever was one), or start with the '69 Monogram Super Bee to get closest to what you want.

MPC did both the '68 & '69 Coronet R/T annuals.

They will set you back a little change if you can find a good one.

Steve

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The Dodge Super Bee is the performance version of a Coronet. The Road Runner was based on the Plymouth Satellite. Dashes are different, rear quarters are different, front end is different, not to mention the tail light panels between the Coronet, Super Bee, and R/T were all unique. You need to find a 68 Coronet annual (if there ever was one), or start with the '69 Monogram Super Bee to get closest to what you want.

The Super Bee was a mid year offer based on the Coronet 440. I`m not building a Super Bee.

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I understand. My point is to make a Coronet, another Dodge product would be easier to convert than the Plymouth Roadrunner, as was suggested. But, going back and reading again, the parts you need would work from the newer, and easier to get Road Runner. I guess you have a resin body?

So, I guess I jumped the shark on that one! Sorry!

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I understand. My point is to make a Coronet, another Dodge product would be easier to convert than the Plymouth Roadrunner, as was suggested. But, going back and reading again, the parts you need would work from the newer, and easier to get Road Runner. I guess you have a resin body?

So, I guess I jumped the shark on that one! Sorry!

Aha,yes i do have the resin body. I belive this body is based upon the MPC 68 R/T kit. It does not have the two

air intakes like the car on my first post,but the bulge in the middle of the hood. Do you know if the 68 R/T shared the

dash with the 68 Charger,or is this maby just another bogus story? I could not find any referance pictures to confirm it.

Edit: Here is where i bought it http://stores.smhracing.com/mpc-68-coronet/

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I think your best bet for the interior parts, as well as everything else for that matter, will be the AMT '70 Dodge Super Bee kit. I'm seeing very little difference between the '68 & '69 Coronet dash boards, though the steering wheels are different, & the dashboard in my original '69 Coronet kit & the '70 Super Bee kit are identical.

Steve

This is the '68.

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And the '69.

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From all the reference photos I found on Google, the 68 Coronet/R/T/ Super Bee is identical to the Satellite/RR/GTX. In 69, it looks like both the 68 dash, and the (Rallye?) dash carried over from the Charger was available. The latter had round gauges, and introduced the famous "Tic-Toc Tach"

68 RT:

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68 RR:

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69 RT and RR with Rallye(?) dash. This happens to be a Super Bee:

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68 Charger dash appears to be the Rallye(?) dash that was installed in the 69 R?T, Super Bee, GTX, etc.:

1968_dodge_chargerinterior_zpsv26tdewx.j

Hope this helps.

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Thank for the photos,very helpful. As seen on the first picture posted by Steve,i noticed one dash who got

tachometer installed on the area where the clock is. Kinda cool feature. I`m very excited to start on this

and even got original paint (Wich i hopefully will not screw up) who cost a fortune mixed on rattle can.

The model does not have to be 100% replica,and it`s not going to be a Hemi.

Thanks for the info so far to all of you.

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