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1970 Plymouth Road Runner factory 383 4-speed, restored, black, super nice car

For sale: 1970 Plymouth Road Runner

Technical specifications

Item location:
Beaver Falls, Pennsylvania, United States
Road Runner
Road Runner
Engine size:
383 4bbl
Number of cylinders:
Drive type:
Interior color:
Vehicle Title:
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1970 Plymouth Road Runner (RM23N0G136xxx) factory 383c.i. car, actory 4-speed car, ender tag, lack interior with silver lining, oad Runner trunk lid stripe, lack hood treatment, ual exhaust with correct chrome tips, ower steering, ew 15” chrome torque thrust ll type wheels and new BFG T/A radial tires.

The Road Runner just had a recent light restoration from front to back including the restored show condition engine bay, any of the interior items, iring, inor paint work, et sand and buffed entire car, heels and tires, ull exhaust, ash cluster and much more! This fine Road Runner is an excellent all purpose car for shows, ruises and cruising! Although not a 100 point concourse car… it will certainly garner respect and hold it’s own at any show. There were 20,216 Road Runner hardtops (RM23N) built in 1970 with a 383 4-bbl and of those 7,993 were 4-speeds.

I typically restore or finish around 10 Mopars a year and have been working on them for more than 25 years and I do everyone as they were my own to keep. I put a lot of time, ffort, ride and money in the cars that I offer for sale which is evident when viewing one of my cars compared to others for sale. This is one of the few cars you can view in person and say that it is actually nicer than the photos.

Please call Chad at 412- 496- 1439 with any questions. Thanks!

FOR ADDITIONAL PHOTOS VIEW ON SHUTTERLY AT: 1970roadrunnerblack.shutterfly.com/pictures/8


The body is very straight and in excellent shape. All of the Road Runner’s body numbers match on the radiator support, runk lip, ender tag, riginal door vin decal and the VIN tag authenticating that it is a REAL Road Runner. The Road Runner was a factory Ivy Green (EF8) car and changed to black several years ago. The Road Runner has had just the rear lower sections of the quarters, runk floor and the very forward sections of the floor pans installed several years ago. The rear floor boards, oors, enders, oof and trunk lid are all in great shape. The frame is in excellent shape and the undercarriage is clean and neat with no rust. The body paint was done over 10 years ago and still looks excellent! There are only a few very small flaws in the paint. The very lower bottom edge on the front RH fender has 3 lines/cracks in the paint each about an inch long and the left lower corner just beneath the rear window chrome trim piece has a small blister the size of a pencil eraser. Both have been there for years and are not an issue. The bottoms of the quarters, heel well lips, oors and trunk lip are very nice and clean and not full of filler like most! You can see the perfect factory seams the way it should be. Even the factory drain plugs in the trunk extensions are perfect. The door latches and door strikers were cleaned and polished the way they should be and the doors close with the ease of your finger. The super high-gloss paint was just professionally wet sanded by hand with 1500 and 2000 grit paper to achieve a high caliber ultra finish. This long process alone took over 50 hours and the finish shows it! I would say the paint is a strong 8.5 out of 10. I am also very picky and critical, s well as honest.


The glass is in good condition overall but does have a few scratches. The front windshield is pretty nice but does have the common wiper scratches. The original side glass, uarter glass and rear window also have a few minor marks but nothing that would make me change the glass. All windows operate and line-up excellent. The front and rear bumpers have been re-chromed. The door handles and door lock cylinders are new. The mirrors and inside door handles are in nice condition but not perfect chrome. The window trim is clean and was polished for optimum shine.


The black interior is in excellent shape and has a new headliner, eadliner insulation, runk divider, peaker shelf, ear sail panels and newer carpet installed. All factory gauges work and operate correctly. The complete gauge cluster was restored with new gauges, ircuit board and gauge faces. All lighting works as should including the high/low beams, ome light, everse lights, ail lights, arking lights, urn signals, our-way flashers and license plate light. As typical the factory clock does not work. The factory AM radio also is not operating but I did install a new factory correct antenna kit.


The Road Runner is a factory 383 car but the current 383 (1967) engine is not the original one. It is excellent driving car that makes good power, uns great and has that awesome big block Mopar sound. The 383 has had a mild rebuild several years ago. We removed the intake and did a check on the top end and everything looked cleaned and in great shape. We installed all new gaskets, arb, istributor, oses, elts, lugs, lectronic box, P factory manifolds, lternator, iring, attery and restored air cleaner and wiper motor. The 383 is a 1967 motor with a casting date of 8-31-66 and the ID badge is C383 which designates it as a 1967 engine. The Road Runner has excellent drivability and cools well even in stop and go traffic. The factory Mopar 4-speed transmission shifts great and has good power through all the gears. The clutch feels great and is the original 3 finger style pressure plate so it does have a slightly heavier feel to it. The rear-end is an 8 3/4 with 3.23 gears and a 489 case number. The brand new 2 ½” dual exhaust is awesome and done by one of the best in the business! It is welded at all seams with perfect fit and has the correct chrome tips, angers and flowmaster style mufflers and it sounds excellent! This excellent drive train combo runs excellent and drives awesome in all conditions whether highway or city driving.


  • Newer Front brake hoses
  • Fuel line 5/16 fuel pump to carb
  • Newer Fuel tank sending unit
  • Edelbrock carb w/elec. Choke 600 cfm
  • Factory restored HP exhaust manifolds
  • Temp Sender, il Sender
  • Factory Air cleaner restored and 383 Road Runner pie pan
  • Fuel Filter, il and Oil Filter ( Brad Penn Performance Oil)
  • Heater Hose, pper and lower rad hoses
  • Correct factory clamps
  • Power steering box
  • Power steering low and high pressure hoses
  • Wiper Blades
  • Plugs, ires, ap, otor
  • Starter Relay
  • Painted Motor
  • All Decals
  • Electronic ignition
  • Windshield washer bottle
  • Positive and negative battery cables (made in USA)
  • Front and rear bumpers
  • All Interior items (as mentioned above)
  • Front and rear shocks
  • Door sill plates
  • Door lock cylinders
  • Chrome door handles
  • Torque -Thrust ll style chrome wheels (Front 15x7 and Rear 15x8)
  • New BFG T/A Radial tires F-215-70-15 and R-275-60-15
  • Door switches
  • Electronic distributor
  • Coil and voltage regulator
  • Gaskets
  • Heavy duty 3 core 26” radiator
  • Engine wiring harness
  • Complete Dash harness (original mopar)
  • Restored Factory gauge cluster
  • Speedometer cable
  • Exhaust 2 1/2” with Flow Master type Mufflers and factory chrome tips
  • Alternator
  • Trunk stripe
  • Black hood treatment
  • Restored Wiper motor
  • Master cylinder
  • Battery and tray kit
  • Brakes, rums and hardware
  • New trunk mat included
  • All of the original A/C components will be included
  • Please note there is also a spare tire and factory jack with car

Here are the fender tag codes:

26 END

EF8 H51 J25 M21 R11 V8Y

EF8 H2F8 EF8 A03 070682

E63 D21 RM23 N0G 136xxx

Decoding of Fender Tag: Bottom to Top, eft to Right




383-4 Barrel


A-833 4-speed manual Trans


R = Plymouth Road Runner

M = Medium

23 = 2 Door Hardtop


N = 383 335HP 1-4BBL 8 CYL

0 = 1970

G = St. Louis, O, SA


Sequence Number


Paint Code: Ivy Green Metallic


Trim Grade/Style/Color

H = High

2 = Vinyl Bench Seats

F8 = Dark Green


Upper Door Frame: Dark Green


Date Built: 10 / 03 / 1969


Order Number


Roof Type OR Color: Ivy Green Metallic


Air Conditioning


Heavy Duty 26” Radiator


3 Speed Variable Wipers


Roof Drip Rail Moldings


Music Master Radio AM


Transverse Stripe - Gold


End of Codes


You won’t be disappointed with this super nice 1970 4-speed Road Runner. It’s a very sharp looking car, n beautiful condition and ready to drive and enjoy. I’ve been restoring Mopars for more than 25 years and take a lot of time and pride in my work. I do most of my work in house from top to bottom! I AM VERY CONFIDENT IN SAYING THAT THIS IS THE BEST PRICED 1970 ROAD RUNNER 383 4 - SPEED ADVERTISED. If you see this car in person you will be highly impressed and see the amount of time, oney and effort spent on this car.

I am NOT interested in trades, orry. Always feel free to call me at 412-496-1439 with any questions, have no problem discussing this car in complete detail with you and actually encourage you to do so. I purchased cars over the internet and I know the concerns and can set you mind at ease. I am critical and again will GLADLY discuss the car with you in complete detail over the phone as long as you are a serious buyer with the funds to buy.

412-496-1439, had. I am happy to show the car to you, lease call to arrange so if you wish or please hire a third party inspection so there are no issues and you are sure it is exactly what you want.


No Warranty, s-Is, uyer Pays Shipping, on-Refundable $1000 Deposit (cash, oney order, ertified bank check or bank wire only) due within 48 hours of winning bid. Buyer must contact me within 24 hours of winning bid (412-496-1439) or the sale is void and car re-sold. Final Payment (cash or bank wire only… any bank checks MUST clear before vehicle is released). All bank/certified checks take at least 10 business days to clear the bank, o I highly recommend and prefer cash or bank wire transfers. Vehicle pick-up is due within two weeks of deposit unless we come to a different written agreement. Failure to pick-up the vehicle within designated time voids sale and forfeits deposit. Serious buyers only… please be sure you have the funds to purchase… I can’t wait for your settlement to happen. We will leave feedback. I highly recommend you view the car or hire a third party inspector. Again, am happy to discuss the car in complete detail. I can’t stress this enough PLEASE CALL me I will answer all your questions honestly.

I reserve the right to end the auction early. I will sell overseas, UT ONLY if you contact me first for approval; otherwise I will NOT sell overseas and your sale will be voided.

Please note this sale shall be construed under and in accordance with the laws of the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania. All parties agree that any disputes with regard to the duties or obligations involving this sale shall only be presented to the court of Common Pleas of Beaver County, eaver, ennsylvania and consent to the jurisdiction of such court.

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