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Old 07-16-2012, 07:54 AM
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Originally Posted by Jerrycord View Post
Hi everybody i just bought a beautiful 1936 cord westchester and i want to convert to a gm v/8 front wheel drive to eliminate the troublesome cord drivetrain i'm 75 years young and want enjoy the car now, i need all the info i can get for this conversion thanks,jerrycord
First, now that's a project!!

A vehicle you might consider is a Cadillac Eldorado or Olds Toranado front half as a donor (sometimes referred to as the GM "E-body"). The engine/transmission and suspension will be robust enough to handle the weigh of the Cord.

And welcome aboard!
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