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Cars > Challenges > “blackbird” Vs “OLD CHRYSLERS NEVER DIE THEY JUST GO FASTER”

 

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Hollow

M–41
Johnstown, Ohio
United States

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CORDOBA440MAN

M–38

 

1993 Pontiac Firebird formula

“blackbird”

1976 Chrysler. Cordoba. R/T

“OLD CHRYSLERS NEVER DIE THEY JUST GO FASTER”

 
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About “blackbird”

This car has had many small issues since i picked it up.
it seemed as soon as you got one thing fixed another one popped up.
battery,alternator,water pump, radiator...all new.
i spent the majority of the year neglecting it while i worked on my z28.
recently the valves started chattering and i decided to go for broke and overhaul the car,
4 new tires( larger option sizes)
hatch and hood replaced
new cat back exhaust
the engine got really overhauled
new cylinderheads and valves, camshaft intake manifold
after christmas going after similiar suspension upgrades to the z28.
over 3k spent in 2 weeks!

About “OLD CHRYSLERS NEVER DIE THEY JUST GO FASTER”

This is my 76 Chrysler 440 R/T Cordoba With 727 trans and 8.25 rear
This 1969 440 is 30 over has 10 to 1 .1 Compresion 6 pack cam Edelbrock Performer intake H.P Manifolds APR connecting rod bolts Mallory Unilite distributor and its Balanced
and has 6000 miles on Her And She Has a new Holley 750 vac carb. Jacobs high performance ignition ACCEL Ultra Coil ACCEL 300 + 8.8 wires.

this engine stock makes 375 hp 480 fpq
just added the new 391 gears

This Cordoba Has The OEM Tack




THIS CORDOBA IS 35 YEARS OLD TURN KEY DRIVER
TAKE A LOOK AT MY PICS I THINK 49 OF THEM LOL THIS CAR IS MY CAR AND ALL PICS ARE OF MY CORDOBA

 

Specs for “blackbird”

400-450 ish

Specs for “OLD CHRYSLERS NEVER DIE THEY JUST GO FASTER”

Also the name of a city in Spain, Cordoba was the name given to an intermediate personal luxury coupe sold by the Chrysler Corporation in North America from 1975 until 1983. The Cordoba was Chrysler's first model produced specifically for the personal luxury market and the original Chrysler branded vehicle that was less than full-size. While other up-market brands were expanding into smaller vehicles in the early 1960's with such models as the Buick Skylark and the Mercury Comet, the Chrysler Company adamantly and very publicly declared that Chrysler vehicles would never get any smaller. (This statement was dismissed within 15 years.).

The Cordoba's emblem was a stylized version of the Argentine Cordoba coin, rather than after the name of the city in Spain. The implication of the emblem was Hispanic, and this theme continued to be carried out with baroque trim on the interior, and using Ricardo Montalban, Mexican movie star, as the vehicles advertising spokesman.

Becoming one of Chrysler's very few genuine hits of the 1970s, the Cordoba was popular while the Chrysler Company itself teetered on bankruptcy. Production itself was over 150,000 annually though and the demand actually exceeded supply for its first couple of years. Nearly half of the Chrysler division production during this period was made up of Cordoba's.

Originally introduced in 1975 as an upscale personal luxury vehicle, the Chrysler Cordoba did well in the personal luxury market at the time that was large and growing. The Cordoba was a twin of the formalized Dodge Charger SE. Considered to be one of Chrysler's better efforts, the Cordoba was sleek, well proportioned and very graceful. Priced to compete with the Chevy Monte Carlo, the Ford Elite and the amazingly successful Oldsmobile Cutlass Supreme..

 

Factory Options for “blackbird”

power steering
power locks
power windows
a/c ( now cut out )

Factory Options for “OLD CHRYSLERS NEVER DIE THEY JUST GO FASTER”

The Cordoba came with Air, Bucket Seats, Road Wheels Shore/Grip Rear.

 

Mods for “blackbird”

k&n ram air induction.
yokohama yk520 new tires
trans am hatch just installed
duraflex stinger hood
msd 8,5mm wires
NGK TR55 plugs
Edelbrock cylinderheads #61909
Edelbrock performer camshaft #2108
MSD ignition coil #8226
flowmaster dual exhaust
energy suspension front bushings
A/C bypass
Edelbrock lt4 intake manifold #7109

Mods for “OLD CHRYSLERS NEVER DIE THEY JUST GO FASTER”

1969 440 is 30 over has 10 to 1 .1 Compresion 6 pack cam Edelbrock Performer intake H.P Manifolds Mallory Unilite distributor and its Balanced APR connecting rod bolts 906 big valves heads March Performance brackets alternator and power steering 727 trans with motive 391 rear.

 

Photo Albums 1 – 2 of 2

Cover photo of New parts album
New parts
Photos: 9
Cover photo of 93 formula album
93 formula
Photos: 8
 

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Photo Albums 1 – 2 of 4

Cover photo of the cruise album
the cruise
Photos: 10
Cover photo of pics of the cordoba album
pics of the cordoba
Photos: 9
 

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