The Electronic Newsletter of the Chrysler 300 Club International
This Newsletter is published for the members of the Chrysler 300 Club International. All rights reserved. Publication will be at irregular intervals,
perhaps two to four issues per year. Not responsible for errors or omissions.

Second Issue March 6, 2012
In This Issue
Club Events
Feature Stories
Tech Articles
Video Corner
Down the Road
Did You Know?
Final Thought

Chrysler 300 Club International
4900 Jonesville Road
Jonesville, MI. 49250

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Trivia Questions

  • Bob Rodger is often considered the father of the Letter Cars.

    What was his first name?

  • What was the first Letter Car to offer a tilt steering wheel?

    Answers will be in the next
    300 "e" news.

    I wondered why the baseball
    was getting bigger....

    then it hit me.

  • 300C in parade green
    We're off and running with the second edition of the 300 "e" news.
    In this edition we are introducing a new feature; on-line puzzles. We'll have more surprises in future editions but feel free to give us feedback on what you would like to see. Click here for the feedback form.
    Club Events
    *** Our spring meet in Chattanooga, TN is May 20-24. ***
    The host hotel is the unique Chattanooga Choo Choo. Our meet hosts Terry McTaggart, Gil Cunningham, Mick Kreszock, and Tom Cox have an exciting agenda waiting for us. Click here for more information. Click here for the meet registration form. Deadline is April 29.

    Our fall meet will be in Golden, Colorado hosted by Rob and Marnie Kern September 19-23, 2012. Watch this page for more details.

    Meet hosts and locations are needed for Spring of 2013, Fall 2013 and Spring 2014. Contact Ray Jones at
    Feature Stories
    From Germany, here is a restoration of Neils Hansen's G Coupe. Click on the picture for more:

    From Sweden, Rickard Larsson's F Convertible. Rare export documents were found in this car. Click on the picture for more:

    Also from Sweden, Ove Niva's Hurst, click the picture:

    One of our members wrote via the feedback form: "I would love to see more of the stories about the hunt, finding and acquistion of letter cars. Every antique (whether its a piece of furniture or a car) usually has an interesting story associated with it."

    If you have a story to share, sent it in!

    Tech Articles
  • Here is a "How I Do It" on the restoration of an L distributor.
    Click the picture:

  • From Ray Jones, installation of a car lift.
    Click the picture:

  • From Carl Bilter, a "How I Do It" on buffing.
    Click the picture:

    If you have a technical article or a "How I Do It", send to and we'll post it here.

  • Video Corner
    How about a few Letter Car videos from way back:

    300 Letter series promo video
    The 300F story, part 1
    The 300F story, part 2
    From 1997, Anton Dronen's G in Norway
    Down the Road
    We can use your assistance with some projects;

    From our suggestion form, a reader asks for detailed pictures of original or correctly restored engine compartments for all Letter Cars. If you can assist, contact Bob at

    We are still collecting information on Letter Car trunks. Correct carpets, jacks and tools, placement, instruction cards, etc. If you can assist, contact Carl Bilter at

    Did You Know?
    From an article by Merle Wolfer in the Brute Force, there are replacement parts available for E and H carburetor choke plates. See the review by clicking here.
    Picture Puzzle
    If you like picture puzzles, here are three for you: click here. Click one of the pictures at the site and a scattered puzzle appears which you can play on your screen. Drag and drop pieces. Correct pieces lock together automatically.

    Results from our last survey "Which is your favorite Letter Car?"
    The most popular Letter Car is the F. The G is a close second.

    If you have never been, why not attend one of our meets? You'll come for the cars, and you'll come back for the people.