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Twelfth Issue January 10, 2014
In This Issue
Club Events
Feature Stories
Tech Articles
Fund Raising Pin
Who Is This
Name The Car
Chrysler 300 Club International
PO Box 40
Benson, MD., 21018

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Show me a piano falling down
a mineshaft and
I'll show you A-flat miner.
Edition number twelve of the 300 "e" news finds many of us dealing with the cold and snow of winter. Maybe that is why I have Fern Rivard's L and H by the lake as our main picture - - a reminder that it won't be long before this weather is gone. With that in mind, it is not too early to plan for the spring and fall events in Connecticut and New Mexico.
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Club Events

Spring 2014. Don Cole is our host as we celebrate the 50th birthday of the 300K with our annual spring meet June 11-14, 2014 in Mystic, Connecticut. Our host hotel has changed to The Quality Inn, 9 Whitehall Avenue, Mystic, CT 06355. The hotel phone: 860-536-4281, the rate: $99.00 plus applicable taxes. Mention the Chrysler 300 Club to get this rate. You can come up to 3 days early and stay up to 3 days late for this rate.
The deadline for hotel reservations is May 14th, the deadline for meet registration is May 6th.
Mystic is close to many New England attractions such as the Mohegan Sun Casino and shopping center , the Nautilus Museum, and the Mystic Seaport & Aquarium. Click here for more details of events and activities.

Future Meets:
Fall 2014: This will be a joint meet between the 300 clubs hosted by Bill Allen. The date is September 17 - 21, 2014 at the Fairfield Inn & Suites Alamogordo, 300 Panorama Boulevard, Alamogordo, New Mexico 88310. Take advantage of the $94 rooms/$99 suites available to us if booked by July 1, 2014.
The White Sands Balloon Invitational will be early Saturday morning September 20th and early Sunday morning September 21st. Click here for more information.

Spring 2015: In the works with Keith and Judy Boonstra.
Fall 2015: In Macungie, PA, hosted by Mark Souders, Tony Rinaldi, and Tony Bevacqua. August 5-9, 2015 for a Joint Meet celebrating the 60th Anniversary of the Chrysler 300 Marque.
Feature Stories
Blasts From The Past
From newsletters of the 1970's and 80's, here are stories that haven't seen the
light of day for years and deserve another look.
300C The Beautiful Brute
by Gil Cunningham

Lower, Wider, Taller
by Gloria Moon

In the next issue, we meet "the Masher Mechanic"
and read Dave Schwandt's restoration of his Polar Blue F.
New Feature Story
1962 Chrysler 300 in Sweden
by Ivan Regös

Tech Articles

Attention 63J and 64K owners! Inline Tube of Shelby Township MI, along with the efforts of Jamie Hyde and Bob Merritt has reproduced the complete emergency brake cables for these cars. The cables are perfect reproductions of the original parts and are available from Inline Tube in the original steel construction, or for those of you that want Stainless Steel, they can also be manufactured in that material at additional cost. Make sure when you order that you specify that you also want the hardware kits and mention that you are a 300 Club member. See the chart here for reference numbers and pricing but I would give Chuck a call just to verify the numbers are correct, as they do not yet have them online in their catalog.
I have bought a lot of stuff from these guys. I always order on the phone and then pick up the parts at one of the many shows they attend. This way the long brake or fuel lines will not have shipping bends in them. Plus if you pay in person with the green, they will offer a discount (you have to ask) and you also avoid shipping charges. I was amazed at the fit of the long fuel line on my 63J that goes from the gas tank forward along the inner rocker panel. The pre bent tube had all the proper bends in the correct places, and there are many, many bends. It fit exactly like the factory tube I took off. The brake lines I bought for my 65 have all the proper fittings and include the factory spring stone guards. My next project with them is going to be the front brake lines for the Ram equipped cars. They are interested in reproducing them as they currently do not make them. I will post a note when that project is completed. Inline Tube however makes the 3 piece Ram fuel lines that connect the two carburetors to the fuel filter. You have to reuse the brass block, or obtain a new one from our 300 club store.

We are looking for new technical articles. Please send whatever you think is helpful to

Two tough trivia questions from
the last issue:
How was the club logo created
and who did it?
The club logo was selected by a contest. The winning design was by Bob Kloster of Minnesota. It was officially adopted at the Hershey, PA meet in October 10, 1971.

You can find this and other interesting information in The Club Chronology 1970-1980
Fund Raising Pin
Purchase this limited edition pin to help offset the cost of providing a large tent to cover all of our Brutes and attendees at the 2015 Macungie meet. Click photo for more details.
Click here for a cross word prepared by Duane DeButts in 1975.
If you like picture puzzles, here are new ones. Take your pick of a 300D wheel cover (difficult), a speCtaCular C, and the Australian Fs.
Who Is This

Our last issue asked to identify these five from 1980.

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Unknown, Mark Raynor, Jeff Miklas, Michael Cutler, Tony Stakis.

Here is another one.
Can you identify these four?

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The answer will be in our next issue.
Answers to the speedometer question
in the last issue:
It is the 300F speedometer.
Unlike the G and H, the F speedometer has only one hash mark between numbers.
The picture was taken in Germany.
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