1963 - 300J

Year Body/Style No. Model No. VIN cid bhp/rpm Torque lifters heads
1963 842/2-Dr Ht Cpe-6P TC2-M 8433 413 390/4800 485/3600 Solid Wedge
CR Induction Axle Ratio WB in. Wt lbs bhp/ci lbs/bhp Price Production
10.0:1 2-4 bbl 3.23:1 122 4,000 .944 10.3 $4,184 400

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300J SERIES - (V-8) Available in two-door hardtop form only, the 300J continued Chrysler's image of providing the motoring public with a high-performance luxury automobile so synonymous with previous 300s. Leather interiors were standard and special 'J' medallions distinguished this car from the more common Sports Series 300s. Heavy-duty torsion bars, shocks and springs, plus Ram Induction manifolds were the main backbone of the 30OJs image.

300J SERIES I.D. NUMBERS: Serial Numbers were located as on previous series. Seria' Numbers began with 8433-100001 and up. Engine prefix was C300J and then a month, day, year code (i.e. 11-10-62 - denoted November 10, 1962 build date).

V-8. Overhead valves. Cast iron block. Displacement: 413.8 cubic inches. Bore and stroke: 4.188 x 3.75 inches. Compression ratio: 10.0:1. Brake horsepower: 390 at 4800 R.P.M. Five main bearings. Solid valve lifters. Carburetor: Two (2) Carter Type AFB four-barrels Model 3505S.

CHASSIS FEATURES: Wheelbase: (All Series) 122 inches. Overall length: (Newport station wagon) 219.4 inches; (New Yorker station wagon) 219.7 inches; (all other models) 215.3 inches. Front tread: (Newport and 300) 6t inches; (New Yorker) 59.7 inches. Rear tread: (Newport and 300) 50.7 inches; (New Yorker) 59.9 inches. Tires: (Newport and 300 Sport Series) 8.00 x 14; (New Yorker) 8.50 x 14; (300J) 7.60 x 15.

POWERTRAIN OPTIONS: Three-speed manual transmission with floor shift was standard on Newport and Sport 300s. Automatic transmission was standard on New Yorkers and 300J. V-8 413 cubicl.inch 360 horsepower twin four-barrel engine ($162). V-8 413 cubic inch 365 horsepower twin four-barrel engine. V-8 426 cubic inch 373 horsepower twin four-barrel engine. V-8 426 cubic inch 415 horsepower short ram engine. V-8 426 cubic inch 425 horsepower short ram engine. Positive traction rear rear axle ($52).

CONVENIENCE OPTIONS: Power brakes in Newport and Sport 300 ($48). Power steering in Newport and Sport 300 ($108). Dual air conditioning in Newport and Sport 300 ($612). Air conditioning .1 with heater ($150). Power antenna, except station wagons ($26). Auto pilot ($ ). Front console in 300 ($165). Rear window defogger ($21). Custom Conditionaire heater ($102). Left outside remote control mirror ($18). Station wagon two-tone paint ($20). Left or right power bucket seat ($93). Power door locks in four-door ($56). Power front bench seat ($101). Power windows ($108). Golden Tone radio ($93). Golden Touch Tune radio ($13). Rear speaker, except convertible and station wagon ($17). Pair of front seat belts ($24). Tailgate assist handle ($17). Tinted windshield ($29). All tinted glass ($43). Leather trim in 300 hardtop and convertible ($93). Undercoating ($18). Leather front bucket seats in 300 four-door hardtop ($201). Vinyl bucket seats in 300 four-door hardtop ($108). Vinyl bucket seats in New Yorker ($86).