1974 Chrysler New Yorker Armored details

Later Model C Bodies - "The Formal Years"

  1. Portugal

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    Hi,
    I am new here in forum,
    I have at home (not mine, from Portuguese oficial Police) a Special Chrysler.
    It was an 1974 New Yorker was issued for EUA embassy in Lisbon ,
    After service was offered to Portuguese Police for they own security.
    The car stopped for 25 years and now comes alive, they want to restore it for Police museum .
    Please I need details such how many built , if any more exist , where was built and so one, can anybody help ?

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  2. Fury Pursuit

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    I know a guy,...I'll ask for you.

    Wow,...interesting fender tag.

    Is there a Lehman/Ambruster build or body tag?
     
  3. detmatt

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  4. 75LandYacht

    75LandYacht Senior Member FCBO Gold Member

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    Welcome from New York.. thanks for being her here for information.. if anyone can help! It’s this crew. Keep us posted, with pictures if possible as to your progress with her..
     
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    Very interesting car. Please keep us posted. Would like to see a shot of the dashboard (kilo speedometer, factory gauges?) Good luck with the restoration.
     
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    You mentioned "armored".....

    What is armored on this car and can you show any detailed pictures of what is actually armored.

    Thanks
     
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    The roof looks pretty thick and what’s that extra handle looking thing on the back door?
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    Carmine Senior Member FCBO Gold Member

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    Glass looks odd as well.
     
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    No , I don’t saw any,
    If there is a tag where I have to look for ?
     
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    Here are some photos you ask for,
    See the thickness of glass !

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    One more special equipment , is automatic fire extinguisher on trunk, and button on Dash,

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    cm23uoc Old Man with a Hat FCBO Gold Member

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    If I get it right it was originally an American Embassy car, hence no metric Instrumentation. EUA for Estados Unidos da America.
     
  14. detmatt

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    You already posted a pic of it.
    Now that’s some glass!:wideyed:
     
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    I get the feeling that somebody didn’t think their presence was going to go over to well with the locals...
     
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    Probably for the security as they run along side.
     
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    Any idea of the curb weight on that? Wonder how it drove with all that extras.
     
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    Armored windows usually don't open.
     
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    They don’t look as though they do.
     
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    Probably there so someone can had the door open for the passenger.
     
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