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

 

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1976 Chrysler. Cordoba. R/T

“OLD CHRYSLERS NEVER DIE THEY JUST GO FASTER”

1972 Dodge Charger

“Sleeper”

 
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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

About “Sleeper”

This car lives up to it's name: She looks tame on the outside, but when I put my foot in the worked Mopar small block, she just hunkers down and takes off! The engine was left appearing completely stock (until you take off the air cleaner housing with it's K&N low restriction drop-in replacement filter and see the Holley 750cfm 4-barrel, that is!). If you look closely, you'll see the headers that dump into a 3" true dual exhaust system with Dynomax mufflers for a mellow yet purposeful sound.

 

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..

Specs for “Sleeper”

The engine started out as a mild-mannered 318, but it's been worked within an inch of it's life. Bored out .060 over, stroked 3/4", and the compression bumped up to 10.75:1, and featuring a mid-race cam. The heads have been completely gone through as well, being extrude honed and port-matched, with a three angle valve job. She has a 727 Torqueflite automatic with a shift kit and a 2,000 stall converter, all built to handle the power. It's all backed up by a Posi rear, of course.

Best times to date -
0-60: 4.8 seconds
1/4 mile:13.1@104mph

 

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 “Sleeper”

Automatic Transmission, AM/FM Stereo, Air Conditioning

 

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 “Sleeper”

The engine and transmission have been gone through top to bottom, with a full dual exhaust system. Other than that, the factory stereo's been changed out for an AM/FM/Multi-Disc CD player.

 

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

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