1976 Chrysler. Cordoba. R/T
“OLD CHRYSLERS NEVER DIE THEY JUST GO FASTER”
1973 Datsun 240Z
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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
When I got my drivers license in 1973 the musle cars were pretty much done. The cars from Japan were catching on with the younger kids, cause the first oil crises made gas prices jump to something like .47-.50 cents per gallon!!! My father got me a 1973 Plymouth Duster, but I really wanted a Datsun 240z. It took me almost 39 years but I found one that was built the same month and year I turned 16. This Datsun is like a time machine for me, I feel like a kid when I drive it and I try to drive it often.
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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..
Specs for “Buzzz”
Engine: 2,393 cc (146.0 cu in) L24 I-6, cast-iron block, alloy head, seven-bearing crankshaft, single overhead cam, 9.0:1 compression; Maximum recommended engine speed 7000 rpm. Bore: 83.0 mm (3.27 in)
Stroke: 73.7 mm (2.90 in)
Fuel system: Mechanical fuel pump, twin Hitachi HJG 46W 1.75 in (44 mm) SU-type carburetors
Power: 166 hp at 5600 rpm
Torque: 160 lbf·ft at 4400 rpm
Transmission: Four-speed manual
Final drive ratios: Four-speed manual transmission: 3.364:1 (37:11)
Brakes: Front: 10.7 in (270 mm) discs
Rear: 9.0 in (230 mm) x 1.6 in (41 mm) drums
Suspension: Front: Independent with MacPherson struts, lower links, coil springs, telescopic dampers, anti-roll bar
Rear: Independent with Chapman struts, lower wishbones, coil springs, telescopic dampers
Steering: Rack and pinion, 2.7 turns lock to lock
Wheels: 4.5J-14 steel wheels with 195/70 SR 14 tires
Wheelbase: 90.7 in (2,300 mm)
Length: 162.8 in (4,140 mm)
Width: 64.1 in (1,630 mm)
Dry weight: 2,355 lb (1,068 kg)
Top speed: 139 mph (233.35)
0 to 60 mph (97 km/h): 7.0 s
Typical fuel consumption: 21 mpg-US (11 L/100 km; 25 mpg-imp)
Factory Options for “OLD CHRYSLERS NEVER DIE THEY JUST GO FASTER”
The Cordoba came with Air, Bucket Seats, Road Wheels Shore/Grip Rear.
Factory Options for “Buzzz”
All 240z's had a 4-wheel independent suspension consisted of MacPherson struts in front and Chapman struts in back. Front disc brakes and rear drums were standard.
The 240Z used twin, variable venturi Hitachi one-barrel side-draft SU-like carburetors.
Due to its relatively low price compared to other foreign sports cars of the time (Jaguar, BMW, Porsche, etc.), it became popular in the United States and was a major success for the Nissan Motor Corporation, which at the time sold cars in North America under the name Datsun. The 240Z also broadened the image of Japanese car-makers beyond their econobox success.
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.
Mods for “Buzzz”
1972 carbs with racing filters
Monza header and exhaust
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