FS: 1976 Dodge Royal Monaco

FOR SALE: 1976 Dodge Royal Monaco for $1,000: 182,265 miles, 360 cubic inch (5.9 liter) 8 cylinder engine, power steering, power brakes, cruise, automatic transmission, all molding, all badges, over $1,000 of new
parts/labor/receipts. Garaged when not in use 5/1989 to 10/2004, then under tarp, intermittently driven to 11/2005 & started every 3 days for 6 minutes. Grocery-getter averaged 3,712 miles/year from 5/1989 to 11/2005, then parked, stored under tarp & started every 3 days for 6 minutes. Differential's pinion nut's torque slightly out of adjust; loosened in 2004, then set to 100 pounds (lbs.) (should be at least 210 lbs.) afterwards automobile was driven 1,100 miles in 8 to 70 mile trips up to 65 miles per hour. Front bumper cushions (five-mile-per-hour absorbers) are rusting (spare front & rear cushions included). Air conditioner's front seal is leaking; three were replaced since 1989 for average life of 4 years.
RECENT NEW PARTS, MILEAGE ON THEM, RECEIPT IF AVAILABLE AND SOME PRICES: 1. High performance exhaust from engine to tail pipe except catalytic converter; 1,402 miles; receipt; $422.61. 2. All tie rod ends, strut bushings & stabilizer links; 640 miles; receipt; $422.98. 3. Regularly undercoated since new. Chassis & floor boards solid. Last undercoat 11/2003; 2,385 miles; receipt; $146.02. Doors' bottoms, quarter panels' bottoms & front bumper support bottom rusting. A 150 pound person can stand on bumpers & a Dodge collector said, bumper supports are not critically rusted. Also, some body parts rusting. 4. Radiator flushed & new 5-year antifreeze set to -70 degrees in September 2004; 1,177 miles; receipt. 5. Radiator; 8,653 miles; receipt; $271.46. 6. Front brakes; 2,986 miles. 7. Spark plugs; 6,285 miles; receipt. 8. Oil, filter and lube; 24 miles; receipt; $12.85. 9. Radiator cap; 1,394 miles. 10. All belts: 2 fan and 1 power steering; 1,348 miles; receipt. 11. Air filter; 1,692 miles.
NEW PARTS IN BOX: 1. Rear brakes. 2. Fuel pump. 3. Water pump. 4. Two sets of windshield wiper transmission bushings. 5. Air filter. 6. Molding fasteners.
PARTS AND MILEAGE ON THEM: 1. Air conditioner evaporator; 42,565 miles; receipt. 2. Air conditioner hoses; 42,932 miles; receipt. 3. All radiator & heater hoses; 16,564 miles; receipt. 4. Transmission lines; 8,653 miles; receipt. 5. Neutral safety switch; 48,554 miles; receipt. 6. Front calibers; 45,273 miles; receipt. 7. Rear brake pistons; < 60,000. 8. Ignition coil; 16,412 miles; receipt. 9. Rear brake lines; 28,065 miles; receipt. 10. Ignition wires; 60,533 miles. 11. Battery; 10,425 miles; receipt. 12. Rotor and cap; 6,525 miles; receipt. 13. Voltage regulator; 754 miles; receipt. 14. Front wheels' rotor, bearing & seal; 45,344 miles; receipt. 15. Fluid fan drive/clutch; 6,479 miles; receipt. 16. Front u-joint; 33,577 miles; receipt. 17. Pitman arm; 19,565 miles; receipt. 18. PCV; 6,525 miles; receipt. 19. 4 ball joints; 56,414 miles; receipt. 20. Steering gear seal; 5,751 miles; receipt. 21. Starter and solenoid; 50,679 miles; receipt. 22. Heater core; 77,175 miles; receipt. 23. Windshield washer pump; 7,435 miles; receipt. 24. All vacuum hoses; 6,525 miles; receipt. 25. Left brake hose; 42,273 miles; receipt. 26. Rear brakes; 26,629 miles. New rear brakes included. 27. Brakes' master cylinder; 49,585 miles; receipt. 28. Water pump; 105,349 miles; receipt. New pump included. 29. Coolant controlled vacuum switch; 16,341 miles; receipt. 30. All shock absorbers; 40,475 miles; receipt. 31. Transmission filter & fluid; 39,994 miles; receipt. 32. Fuel vapor canister's filter; 16,381 miles; receipt. 33. Crankcase filter; 6,525 miles; receipt. 34. Fuel filter; 6,525 miles; receipt. 35. SPARE USED PARTS: carburetor, windshield wiper motor, windshield wiper transmission, door handles & locks, front & rear bumper cushions, alternator, choke coil & choke control unit.
Battery always started automobile when in storage since 11/2005. Automobile rated at 15 miles per gallon (MPG) from factory is now getting 15 MPG. Chrysler Body Service Manual & Chilton's Manual included. In 2001: extensive undercoating of chassis, repair of all rust holes in cowl, sealing of heater inlet & sealing of cowl/firewall junction. In 1986, top of engine & transmission rebuilt (90,000 miles ago). Receipts: most parts/labors since 3/1986. Microsoft & Lotus spreadsheets list dates & mileage of all repairs since 1995. Chrysler Production Broadcast Sheet (papers) included. Passed State of Ohio emission test 3/2000; no further test required because auto is over 25 years old. Purchased 5/1989 @ 121,007 miles, drove 61,258 miles in 16.5 years (61,265/16.5=3,712 miles/year). Phone Joe at (2 1 6) 2 6 7 - 0 6 3 9 (Cleveland, Ohio).
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