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|
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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).
300J SERIES ENGINE
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).