1969 Dodge Charger R/T
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'69 Dodge Charger R/T Genuine "J" Code HEMI, 4 speed, #'s Matching Engine, Trans

The high water mark for the Charger is the 1969 model year. The HEMI-powered R/T was the King-of-the-hill trim level. Together in one car, I present to you, the ultimate Charger. Very few 4-speed manual shift Hemi Charger R/T's are left known to exist. This one is singularly remarkable, being finished in B5 Blue with white interior and a white vinyl top. Combined with a White Transverse Stripe, the overall effect is stunning. This example is 100% Numbers matching drivetrain and body, original VIN Stamped short block rebuilt and placed on a stand.

A balanced and blueprinted Mopar Performance 426 HEMI crate motor graces the engine bay for worry free Show and GO! Originally restored in 2006, the current owner purchased it in 2011 and set upon on journey to go for the gold. He decided to compete in an arena congruent with how it was originally restored, stock appearing but optimized to be driven and enjoyed. A Corvette collector and former NCRS judge, he spent time tweaking the car, preparing it for Muscle Car and Corvette Nationals (MCACN) 2013. He entered this HEMI Charger R/T into the Street Stock Modified category and won Concours Gold, being awarded 997 out of 1000 points.

Since then, she has been kept in climate controlled storage, driven only occasionally with only 146 miles on the restoration. Over the winter, she underwent mechanical service and cosmetic refresh to keep her crisp.

The car is documented by her Fender Tag, Dash VIN, Radiator Support VIN, Trunk Lip VIN, as well as VIN stamps on the engine and transmission. We also have historical photos showing the car new with the original owner's wife, in addition to a Fender Tag Decode. This car was also recently featured in magazine articles the June 2016 issue of Mopar Action, the Fall 2015 issue of Pentastar Power, and the November 2015 issue of Directly Connected, The Ultimate White Hat Special: 1969 Dodge Hemi Charger R/T.

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

Code Description

E74 426 Cubic Inch Two-4 Barrel HEM
D21 Heavy Duty 4-Speed Manual Transmission

XS29 X = Dodge Charger
S = Special
29 = 2 Door Sports Hardtop

J9B J = 426 HEMI 425HP 2-4BBL 8 CYL
9 = 1969
B = Dodge Main, Hamtramck, MI, USA

239376 Sequence Number '239376'

B5 Paint Code: Blue Fire Metallic

C6W Trim Grade/Style/Color
C = Charger
6 = Vinyl Bucket Seats
W = White and Black
W1 Upper Door Frame: White

C11 Date Built: 12 / 11 / 1968

204274 Order Number:
A33 3.54:1 Dana 60 Track Package
B41 Front Disc Brakes
B51 Power Assisted Brakes
C16 Console w/ Buckets
C55 Bucket Seats
G11 Tinted Glass All
G31 Right Hand Outside Mirror - Manual / Chrome
G33 Left Hand Outside Mirror - Manual / Chrome
J25 3 Speed Variable Wipers
M21 Roof Drip Rail Moldings
M31 Belt Molding 69-70
N85 Tachometer
R11 Music Master Radio AM
V1W Full Vinyl Top - White
V8W Transverse Stripe - White
26 26 in. Radiator
END End of Codes

Principal Use

Driven Show Car

Conditional Grade

80%-89% of new condition. Shows minimal wear. High touch surfaces have small blemishes and/or flaws and plated finishes have dulled. Components may show patina and/or blemishes consistent with repeated show detailing, transport, occasional driving on dry roads and outdoor display.

Overall Originality

Pure Stock Appearing

A restored car in near factory condition where the equipment of the vehicle match the VIN and documentation description. This type of restoration may incorporate a majority of aftermarket reproduction parts. The car will appear stock in a broad sense, attention to the finer factory details are not adhered to.

REV's 5 Keys to Investment Collectability

*One of 27 1969 Charger R/T HEMI 4spd's produced
*One of 11 1969 Charger R/T HEMI 4spd's known left to exist
*Original Motor on a stand, original A833 Transmission in the car
*All Body Numbers Match, including trunk rail number
*Less than 200 miles on show winning restoration


Engine Type
Engine Size
Fuel Specification
94 Octane +


Body Color
B5 Blue
Body Style
Paint Type


Charger R/T


Interior Color
Secondary Interior Color
Seating Type
Buckets With Floor Shift
Seat Material
Shifter Type
Center Console
Figure based on a stock vehicle with OH rates with $100/$300k Liability/UM/UIM limits. Rates vary depending on the state, coverage selected and other factors. Policies underwritten by Essentia Insurance Company. Some coverage and discounts not available in all states. Call 877-922-9701 to speak with a representative or apply online. Get Quote
Engine Size
Transmission Type
Manual Floor Shift
Body Style
Principal Use
Driven Show Car
Conditional Grade
Overall Originality
Pure Stock Appearing
Current Location
Highland Park, IL

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