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DEFECTOR RING BROTHERS BUILT 1969 DODGE CHARGER

By Simon Telford, 23 Dec 2017 Features

We check out the Ring Brothers very first Mopar build

1969 Dodge Chager

THE Defector 1969 Dodge Charger is a lot tamer than most Ring Brothers builds, but we dug it! At a quick glance the car looks kinda factory, but as you get closer you notice first that the rims aren’t stockies – they’re custom-made 19in HRE numbers – with trick removable hubcaps.

Factory-esque paint, a vinyl roof and a splash of woodgrain in the interior help maintain the illusion, but pop the bonnet and you’ll find a 6.4-litre late model Hemi. Underneath is DSE chassis gear with RideTech shocks and six-piston Baer stoppers all ‘round.

The rear sheetmetal has been shortened through the boot area and the front wheels have been moved forward, increasing the wheelbase by three-inches –which meant extending the sill panels and quarter panels. Inside are a pair of cut down Toyota Camry seats, cut down and trimmed to look like similar to factory buckets.

Why Defector? Because the owner - Silent D - is taking the car back home to England!