Re: [Chrysler300] Pont-à-Mousson Black F Convertible
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Re: [Chrysler300] Pont-à-Mousson Black F Convertible



The main reason you couldn't get air conditioning on hemi and 6-pack 
cars in the musclecars is that the compressor interfered with the air 
cleaners used on those engines. You also couldn't get it with a 
fresh-air hood as the air box would hit the compressor as well. I assume 
your rare R/T convertible had the standard R/T hood with the simulated 
air intake and not the one with two separate scoops that fed the 
carburetor.

Whatever happened to that F interior?

Nick.

On 2020-02-11 13:13, 'John Grady' jkg@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx [Chrysler300] 
wrote:
> While not knowing enough to say anything on the subject at hand re:
> "who did what, when" , I could understand maybe someone with
> connections or $ going for a 400HP engine and 4 spd stick in an F
> convertible ,--- but not with AC? Makes no sense? Smells like a
> personal resto mod, from one who has done that , at times.
> 
> Chrysler would never do that, ?? and I doubt a sharp 3 rd party making
> Daytona race cars would either. Opposite goals. And a hassle too ,
> with slightly different 400HP engine parts and tune. Unless someone at
> race car co --or doing conversions wanted that ? CEO or something?
> Otherwise how would you ever get all those 400HP specific items in
> 1960 just as car came out, if done at that time ?
> 
> I once , very long ago, early 70's? bought the perfect interior
> including consoles from an F that had been totaled in Connecticut,
> maybe from an magazine ad. ("hit a tree at high speed" , owner of the
> seats said " could not junk that fantastic interior", so guy hung it
> on nails in his barn) , console had the shifter cutout and trim plate
> around it that matched ash tray etc. also two small round instruments
> , maybe oil pressure , holes were die stamped , not cut ; also had
> aluminum shiny metal trim around seat bottoms, not the black plastic.
> But exact same shapes.. not hand made. So ,real? Prototype? Never
> finished that story....no numbers....
> 
> Kind of funny, also got a ?convertible F quarter panel once from a
> Mopar guy in NY who had made a basement bar out of it...light even
> went on...
> 
> On the other hand, re: AC, I went down to buy a hemi Challenger
> convert new in 1970 (company car!--not my $ ) , I was emphatically
> told no AC with a Hemi , maybe not with six pack either(do not
> remember on that ) so ended up with nice bronze RT convert with a 440
> twin snorkel type hood, 440 legend there on hood ....and air.. Just
> sayin..no AC in an ultimate performance car.
> 
> 14 gallon tank and 440 would not get me even the 120 miles of mass
> turnpike to the NY line .....so, two years later, a black 70 Imperial
> 2 dr 440 coupe, fantastic car... ----got old or something.
> 
> John
> 


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