What we have here is a prime example of just because you have the money; doesn’t mean you should. Up for sale on eBay right now from Dennis Collins at Collins Bros Jeep (you may recognize him from the Fast N Loud TV show) is a real deal 1969 ½ A12 Dodge Super Bee 440 Six-Pack hardtop. This particular one is 1 of 661 automatic cars produced.
The previous owner decided he wanted to build an A12 resto-mod. Rather than build or purchase a nice replica to butcher up, he went out and purchased an $82,000 fully-restored numbers matching M code 1969 A12 ‘Bee and then sent it to a custom shop where he spent an additional $45,000 to have it modified. Complete sacrilege, we know. The custom shop installed a full Air Ride Technologies air ride system and then put big Baer brakes on it, big aftermarket wheels, nitrous and some other performance enhancements including a 4-link set-up, tubular control arms and custom digital gauges. They also cut holes in the bottoms of the quarters for side exit exhaust.
Butterscotch '69 Dodge Super Bee
1969 Dodge Super Bee up for grabs on our eBay page: http://www.ebay.com/itm/162552540547Previous owner added some wicked mods to this all numbers matching Butterscotch Coupe 440; including NITROUS! Check it out and place your bid.
Posted by Dennis Collins on Tuesday, June 13, 2017
Once the car was complete, very little miles (only the break-in miles) were put on before it had an unfortunate accident. According to Dennis, the previous owner came around a corner, hit the nitrous button and went straight into a metal pole; thus heavily damaging the car. The engine has been pushed back and the car has suffered damage to the shell. One of the front frame rails has been moved considerably, the other not so bad.
The inner fender and radiator support are heavily damaged as well as basically everything sheet metal and trim wise from the cowl forward. The windshield has not cracked but there is damage to the cowl and firewall we’ve been told. The doors were also pushed back into the quarters by the fenders. This one is not for the faint of heart and will definitely need extensive repairs and time on the frame machine to get it straight again. Thankfully, the guys at Classic Muscle Metal have all of the needed parts!
The car has a clear Texas title so it can be fixed and put back on the road without any problems insurance wise. If you are a do-it-yourself type with experience, this is an opportunity to save not only a piece of Mopar history but also to save yourself some money at the same time versus buying a complete car! We hope to see it saved.