The Guitar Rocker Kenny Wayne Shepherd and his 1972 Dodge Charger Called “Black Sheep”

In 1971 the body style of the Charger was changed. The wheelbase was becoming a couple inches shorter and than wider and the whole looks became totally different from the predecessor and most of the people got confused and did not really had a clear opinion about them. So it had been about 20 years that passed by and most of the emissions stifled B Bodies were left in their primal condition in various junkyards. So they have become known as castaways, the black sheep. But thanks to the people like Kenny Wayne Shepherd and their vision of picturing them lifted away from the algae buildup green hue, nowadays we have much more modern muscle roadrunners that rose up from the ashes like phoenixes.

1972 Dodge Charger 1

Our guitar player began his journey with a trip to Ted Moser’s Picture Car Warehouse where the hard process of rebuilding the car began. They started with installation of the suspension kit and a Reilly Motorsports AlterKtion front. And even though the kit usually employs coilovers to handle the load, they have decided to build custom hidden torsion bars for triggering the front end. For reducing the bumpsteer they needed to axe the old steering box to rack and pinion and redesign the mounting points. This comes to a big help when the car gets driven in shady mountain roads like Kenny usual does.

1972 Dodge Charger 2

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