Cort's 1979 Monte Carlo Landau



GENERATION 3=1978-1980
1979 MC Landau ... "Sweet Pea" ... light green (dark green interior), white top
Engine: 350 V8
LP# MCUBS 79
mc = monte carlo & manchester college;
cubs = Chicago baseball team;
79 = year of car

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OCT 1992
* purchased in Wabash (IN) from 2nd owner [my 1st car!] ... original LP#
CDS 1992, since 'retired'

DEC 1993-JUL 1996
* stored in a garage (Elgin IL)

AUG 1996
* rear part of frame (tires to bumper) re-welded

SEP 1996
* 350 V8 GM engine installed by Bill Heard Chevrolet (Antioch/Nashville TN) to replace original 267 "V7"/V8 engine

APR 1997
* new headliner installed
* new MC emblems (hood & trunk lid) installed

MAY 1997
* new radio (with green display!) installed

JUN 1997
* 1st appearance at NMCOA "MC Nationals" (Decatur IL)

SUMMER 1998
* 4 spoke "MC" hubcaps purchased for $5 total & installed

MAY 1999
* Chevrolet "bow tie" tire air caps installed
* new radiator core installed

JUN 1999
* new driver's side emblem (with "landau" insignia) installed
* 2nd appearance at NMCOA "MC Nationals" (Louisville KY)

JUN 2000
* 3rd appearance at NMCOA "MC Nationals" (Indianapolis IN)

JUN 2001
* 4th appearance at NMCOA "MC Nationals" (Columbus OH)

JUN 2002
* 5th appearance at NMCOA "MC Nationals" (Nashville TN)

SPRING 2003
* 2 "MC" script (silver lettering) mudflaps installed (back tires)

JUNE 2003
* 6th appearance at NMCOA "MC Nationals" (Elyria OH)

FUTURE PLANS
* new dark green landau top
* light green metallic paint job (with black pinstripping)
* new transmission

TIDBITS
* original 267 V8 engine was actually a V7...no compression in the #1 cylinder!
* last seen winter 1996-1997

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