1996 Ford Thunderbird LX Sport
1964 Dodge 880
Head to Head
•V8 270-280 Horsepower / 320-330 Torque
•Rear Wheel Drive
•Four Wheel Independent Suspension
•Four Wheel Disc Brakes (non-abs)
•Purchased from the original owner in 1999, completely stock
About “64 dodge”
Having miscalculated the level of appeal for its smaller and unconventionally styled 1962 Darts and Polaras, Dodge had to scramble to come up with something to keep traditional customers -- and nervous dealers -- happy. That led to the speedy creation of the 1962-1964 Dodge 880.
Created practically out of thin air in that short a time (3 months), the 1962-1964 Dodge 880 reached an increasing number of Mopar loyalists during its brief three-year life span. In 1964 only 7500 four door dodge 880’s were produced. Also in 1964 the front grill of the car got a facelift and the rear end was redesigned.
I am the 4th owner of this car. It has 60,000 original miles on it. I found this car on craigslist In april of 2010. The car had been sitting in a barn since 2006 and hadn't been driven. The car definitely needed some TLC but she appeared to be unmolested. I decided to hand over the money for her, and put it on a trailer and took her home.
I found an envelope in the glove box that has most of the original paperwork that came with the car, including the original bill of sale. The car was purchased new in Illinois in June of 1964 and sold for $2800.
I intend on leaving this car mostly stock. I had dual exhaust installed, I plan on putting on a set of wheels and tires, and I’m doing away with the original 2 barrel stock carburetor and upgrade to an edelbrock 600 cfm 4bbl.
Specs for “Tigerstar”
•4.6L SOHC V-8
Romeo shortblock with
'00 Windsor P.I. cylinder heads
•270-280 Horsepower / 320-330 Torque
Increase of 70 HP/45 TQ over stock numbers
Length: 200.3 in.
Width: 72.7 in.
Height: 52.5 in.
Curb Weight: 3536 lbs
Front Head Room: 38.1 in.
Front Shoulder Room: 59.1 in.
Front Hip Room: 55.6 in.
Front Leg Room: 42.5 in.
Rear Head Room: 37.5 in.
Rear Shoulder Room: 58.9 in.
Rear Hip Room: 56.6 in.
Rear Leg Room: 35.8 in.
Maximum Seating: 5
Luggage Capacity: 15.1 cu. ft
Specs for “64 dodge”
-361 big block
-727 torqueflite push button transmission
Factory Options for “Tigerstar”
•4.6L Single Overhead Camshaft V8
•Multi-point injection fuel system
•Sport Option - cast aluminum wheels, upgraded stabilizer bars, spring rates, bushings and shock absorbers, sport-tuned suspension
•Luxury/Lighting Group - auto on/off headlamp control w/delay, automatic climate control, RH footwell light, engine compartment light, dual illuminated visor vanity mirrors and power antenna.
•Keyless entry system
•Variable assist power steering
•Leather Wrapped Tilt Steering Wheel
•6-Way Power Driver Seat
•Variable intermittent front windshield wipers
•Dual power remote mirrors
•Power Door Lock
•Illuminated Entry System
•Rear Window Defroster
•Color-keyed lower body cladding & door handles
•Rear Spoiler with integrated LED brake lights
Factory Options for “64 dodge”
-50th anniversary edition
Mods for “Tigerstar”
•Windsor P.I. cylinder heads, cam shafts,
valves & springs. *(note oil filler on passenger side)*
•P.I. intake manifold
with aluminum water cross-over.
•FRPP Hi-Flow 24lb. fuel injectors.
•FRPP Hi-Flow 70mm throttle body.
•FRPP 9mm spark plug wires.
•Steeda underdrive pullies.
•180 degree thermostat.
•2002 Mustang GT 85mm MAF.
•Walbro 190lph fuel pump.
•K&N 9" cone air filter in the fender well.
•Mark VIII torque converter.
•MN-12 Performance solid rubber
•B&M SuperCooler 28,000 GVW stacked plate
11"x 8"x1-1/2" transmission cooler.
•FRPP Aluminum Center Section
with 3.73 gears & Trac-Loc.
•Dynotech Metal Matrix
composite aluminum balanced drive shaft.
•Bilstein re-valved shocks.
•Kenny Brown Performance
heavy duty front shock tower brace.
•Rear shock tower brace.
•Addco 1.25" rear anti-sway bar
with polyutherane bushings.
•Bear 13" Track Brake System
X-drilled & slotted.
•Goodridge G-Stop braided
stainless steel brake lines.
•Carbotech Engineering cryo-treated
Super Street F compound brake pads.
•Superchips Custom Tuning (SCT)
dyno tune EEC flashed.
•Xenon body kit.
•Polo T776 18" wheels.
•Nitto NT-555 tires -
front: 245/45 ZR18, rear: 255/45 ZR18
•'97 Thunderbird center console
with cup holders, ashtray
•'93 Thunderbird black back seat,
black back seat belts, black headliner,
black dome light, black carpet, black kick
•Mark VIII black door sills
•Lincoln tri-coat paint code WK
White Opalescent or Opal Metallic.
•Ractive oval slanted stainless steel exhaust tips.
Mods for “64 dodge”
dual exhaust with thrush mufflers
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