FOR SALE 1981 Dodge Mirada

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  1. Carmine

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    First of all I apologize if this is a re-post, but I searched the site with a bunch of different keywords and haven’t found anything here. I felt for sure this car would get posted on FMJBO since I had it on both Detroit and Phoenix Craigslists, and I posted my “adventure” on FCBO.


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    Down the coast, J-body style

    Short version: Decided to visit my cousins in Portland, Oregon and timed it to drive down the Califonia coast, pausing for the 2018 Mopar Spring Fling in LA. From there it was on to a few days in my adopted second-home of Phoenix, AZ. Found a 1981 Mirada in Victoria, BC and figured I’d make it a road trip. Canadian-spec car sailed through customs with no problem, and my Dad, wife and 2 y/o daughter spent DAYS in our adopted Mirada without any (serious) issue. I left it with my friend Mark just outside of Phoenix in April. As much as I like the car, I’m jammed up with plenty of other projects and haven’t the time. I know this car would sell easily in the Detroit area where Mopar people fall out of trees, but I’d like to try selling it without moving it back east. Who knows my ultimate eBay buyer might be in Missouri; so that’s just wasted shipping.


    The car is a factory 318 4bbl, which was an option for Canada. Also 3.23 SG, buckets, console and t-tops. The original tan interior was ratty, so the prior owner swapped it to a nice red interior (except the dash). Red dash with good pad included, along with a nice red Tuff wheel and other “extras” like the original Thermoquad, taillights, sunvisors, etc. You’ll note the right bumper shock is shoved in… a replacement is included. I’m sure it needs t-top seals and a new headliner. The car has had one decent repaint and would look good with a few spot touch-ups (chips on fascia, ¼ panel). Soft parts are in great shape. The body isn’t hiding any rust. Obviously this car is a runner… (We covered 1800+ miles in less than a week) not some decrepit “barn-find”. It isn’t perfect either (no radio, temp gauge inop, wiper linkage failed).


    Let’s talk (PM me) and move this car along out of my friend’s driveway while he’s still my friend… Clear Michigan (USA) title in my name. Looking for $4500 as is/where is. Have more pics.

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  2. Carmine

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    Mopics

    One shows the only rust spot, about a finger's worth of bubbles on the rt. 1/4.

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  4. Carmine

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    Miradaaaahhhh....

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    Very nice looking Mirada!
     
  6. Carmine

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    Thank you. You can see I don't believe in old cars as "museum pieces". Some of my daily drivers...

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    Oooo, I like that Dodge sedan! Comfy class!
     
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    is the car in MI? and still for sale?
     
  9. Carmine

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    The car is in Phoenix. I might be wiling to eat some shipping because ebay will be my next step.
     
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    Car was bid to $3650 on ebay. I'll consider offers below but near that price.
     
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    I think this one was listed here not too long ago. It came with or without many extra parts if you had enough trailer space.
     
  12. Carmine

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