Now left with virgin sheetmetal, the body team is able to attack the car in full force. Blue Moon strictly adheres to the mantra of zero filler and holds to it, refusing to use any body filler, instead preferring to bang out every square inch of steel perfectly straight. Although labor intensive (approximately 400 hours of body prep), the process is to ensure the body is better now than when it left the assembly line forty years ago. Once straight and to the qualifications Blue Moon has established, the body is coated in an epoxy primer, allowing even more body sanding and adding more rust prevention.

Blue Moon's all-inclusive facility houses its own paint booth, where each Dart is then painted in sealer, basecoat, intermediate tinted clear, final clearcoat layers, and then baked at 150 degrees for thirty minutes. Once out of the booth, the body is left to naturally air dry for 48 hours before wet-sanded with 2,000-grit paper. This rigorous recipe pays off when the fully-assembled and custom-ordered drivetrain is bolted in place. This is followed by the upgraded, modern suspension, cooling system, brakes, and electrical. Reassembled by hand and now on its own wheels, the Dart is all but complete. A custom gas tank with new plumbing is installed to feed the dual-quad Hemi while the interior is being fitted into the cabin.

Using all new materials, the interior is anything but the Spartan accommodation's signature of the original Super Stock A-Bodies of yesteryear. These Darts are now fully furnished and dutifully amended with available accoutrements, including leather-wrapped bucket seats with custom embroidered logo stitching and bolstering, custom white-faced auxiliary gauges, five-point seat restraints, heat and air conditioning, power windows, locks, a security system, and topped off with a Sony Explod AM/FM/CD sound system thundering out of six speakers, dual amplifiers, and a subwoofer for an additional $20,000 above the base $149,900 asking price.

Each individual client selects their choice from four different Hemi plants (two iron-block and two aluminum-based engines, either 472 ci or 528 ci) and transmission. There is a choice of a race-prepped 727 TorqueFlite or a hard-shifting Bowler-built four-speed automatic. For those that like banging their own gears, an A833 four-speed is also available. Both gearboxes come with Hurst shifters and are backed by a bulletproof Dana 60 with 4.10 gears. The differentials are supported by Super Stock springs, custom perches, traction bars, and a pinion snubber, all rated up to 850-plus horsepower regardless of your engine choice. Overbuilt, race-ready, and nicer than anything Dick Landy or Herb McCandless every campaigned, these newly-badged GSS Darts are an enthusiast's street-legal dream come true.