Mike Lawrence's Chrysler-powered 1972 Jensen Interceptor III

Mike Lawrence's 1972 Jensen Interceptor III (with Chrysler 383 V8)

Owner: Mike Lawrence
City: Broomfield CO
Model: 1972 Jensen Interceptor III
Engine: Chrysler 383cid V8
Conversion performed by: owner

Engine: Chrysler 383ci V8, upgraded with Edelbrock Performer aluminum intake manifold and Edelbrock 1406 650cfm carburetor. Stock camshaft. Mopar Performance solid state ignition. Taylor ignition wires.
Cooling: stock 3-row radiator with integrated transmission cooler. Dual electric fans.
Exhaust: stock exhaust manifold with free flow mufflers.
Trans./Axle: Chrysler Torqueflite 727 automatic. Powr-lok limited slip differential. 3.07:1 final drive ratio.
Front Suspension: stock double-wishbone, with anti-sway bar.
Rear Suspension: stock semi-elliptical "dual rate" leaf springs. Panhard rod.
Wheels/Tires: stock 15x6.5" GKN aluminum wheels with 215/70R15 tires.
Brakes: Girling ventilated disc brakes on all four wheels, servo assisted.
Weight: 3900 lbs.
Electrical Features: speedometer, tachometer, coolant temperature, voltmeter, oil pressure, and fuel level guages. 4 headlamps. AM/FM CD player, with electric antenna. Power windows. Power door locks. Rear window defogger.
Modifications: a lift-out sunroof was added by the dealer (I think). The original factory roof was vinyl covered, instead of painted body color.

Engine Installation

Edelbrock air cleaner

Edelbrock 1406 650cfm carburetor

Edelbrock Performer intake manifold

master cylinder reservoirs

dual electric cooling fans

electrical center

brass surge tank

Jensen aluminum valve covers

air conditioning compressor


leather interior

bucket seats

door panel

bucket back seats

back seat storage compartments

Glamour Shots

Jensen Interceptor III grille

Jensen Interceptor III hatch back

Jensen badge

Jensen III badge

lift-out sun roof


Jensen aluminum wheel

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