Difference between a 1970 and a 1971 Road Runner?

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  1. Jimmy Giles

    Jimmy Giles New Member

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    What is the difference between a 1970 and a 1971 Road Runner?

    Thank you.
     
  2. ACME A12

    ACME A12 Plaid Sport Coat Wearing Moderator Staff Member

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    Virtually everything is different except the drivetrains... I assume your question focuses mostly on their appearance...and if so, they have NOTHING in common. Tons of pics on here, or Google is your friend.
     
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    70 was one year only style and 71 started new look for roadrunner. As acme said google will pop up a lot of pictures for you to check out
     
  4. Jimmy Giles

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    We were trying to figure out whether my cousin owned a 1970 or a 1971 Road Runner. Thanks to your advice, I have concluded it was definitely a 1971 Road Runner. Blink an eye and 48 years is gone!

    Thank you very much!!
     
  5. Russ69Runner

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    Yes the body style is totally different. If I am not wrong 71-73 where the same body style. Look at what they did to the charger it was a Cordolba looking thing and ruined it for ever. After 73 is when they did that and sales plummeted for it. Plus the Gas embargo when a gallon at 25 cents rose to over 75 cents if you could find it.
     
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    '71 & '72 share the same sheet metal, and '73 & '74 share the same sheet metal. All four years are considered second generation.
     
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    Russ69Runner Well-Known Member

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    I stand corrected buddy. Knew someone would have the rite answer. Russ. Those year's I said when seeing them just where not a roadrunner to me. Looked more like the charger or some thing else. Just loved the 68 through the 70 era car. That is just me. :thumbsup2:
     

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