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Post Options Post Options   Thanks (0) Thanks(0)   Quote Big Bird Quote  Post ReplyReply Direct Link To This Post Posted: 27-December-2017 at 2:30PM
That's a Mirada. Sorta similar, but UGLIER.
Really homely giant fender louvers, more boxy, and ....
Piece of Chrysler...
The above post should be read in a "Grumpy Old Man" voice.
Almost forgot: "Get off my lawn!!!"
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Post Options Post Options   Thanks (0) Thanks(0)   Quote californiajohnny Quote  Post ReplyReply Direct Link To This Post Posted: 27-December-2017 at 4:59PM
damn that does look like a mirada Shocked got a mint gas door for one Wink
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Post Options Post Options   Thanks (0) Thanks(0)   Quote unlovedford Quote  Post ReplyReply Direct Link To This Post Posted: 28-December-2017 at 12:36AM
I always liked the Mirada. In the right color it looks sorta badass. Not a Thunderbird, but one of the few styling successes that came from Chrysler in that era. I also liked the Volare RoadRunner and similar "performance" versions of that car. Comes from the astounding experiences we had from my Mom's '88 Gran Fury Police car I bought her.
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Post Options Post Options   Thanks (0) Thanks(0)   Quote Big Bird Quote  Post ReplyReply Direct Link To This Post Posted: 28-December-2017 at 5:13AM
The same year Cordobas had a cleaner look to them.
Mirada was just too "busy".
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don't forget the Corinthian leather
 
 
 
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I agree the cordoba was a clean car. Parked next to on at a show one yr.It had a slant 6 which caused a big ta do as the judges and chrysler guys said did not come with 6 in that yr. He had all the doc.

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 Shocked never seen a slant 6 in a cordoba!
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Neither had anyone else.
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reminds me of a guy has an Aus Falcon with a 302C
 
the judges never heard of Australia
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Originally posted by Big Bird Big Bird wrote:

That's a Mirada. Sorta similar, but UGLIER.
Really homely giant fender louvers, more boxy, and ....
Piece of Chrysler...
 
I agree with you Randy, some similarities, but the Mirada's were not as nice looking and too boxy.  the Cordoba's were bit better looking, but the Imperial was probably the best styled one in my eyes (although it's not my style).   Regardless, these Mopars did nothing for me, while I always liked the T-birds.
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