Rx for a ’73 Road Runner Pro Daily Driver.
By Bill Woods Photos by TheBruntBros
Growing up and working on the family farm wasn’t easy for Don Doctor—especially since he wasn’t paid a nickel. But the account was settled when Don turned 16. His father told him to pick out a new car, which he did—a 1973 Road Runner. Don dated his wife-to-be in the beeper, and we learned that she would sit on the console in order to be closer to him. We don’t know how close she really got because we’re a family magazine. Eventually they married (they’ve been together for 37 years) and we presume the console novelty wore off and Don’s wife moved back to the more conventional passenger seat. A few years ago, Don thought it would be cool to relive those thrilling rides of yesteryear and he began searching for a ’73 ‘Runner to restore. He asked Creations by Gemza (www.creationsbygemza.com), a resto and custom shop in Denver, NC–pretty sharp on