Chrysler 300 Club International
Revised: May 16, 2024


TECH ARTICLES


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Subjects are organized by the categories of a factory service manual.
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Technical Videos Summary Page


Lubrication
and
Maintenance
Accessories
(Radios, heaters,
mirrors)
  1. 1955 and 56 Seat Belts by John Cote and Sean Morgan
  2. Installing seat belts in a '57 by Bob Merritt
  3. Dealer Installed Seat Belts Kit 2132312 for 1960-1961 by Bob Jasinski
  4. Dealer Installed Seat Belts Kit 2298749 for 1960-1961 by John McAdams
  5. 62 Chrysler Seat Belt Anchors
  6. Fan Motor Replacement mid 60s Chrysler by Tony Rinaldi
  7. 300K Clock Repair by John Holst
  8. Clock Repair 300L by Doug Mayer
  9. Clock Repair by John Grady
  10. Heater Valve Replacement by Carl Bilter
  11. Heater Valve Replacement 300H (video)
  12. New heater switches by Don Verity
  13. AC Heater Switch 1964 Chrysler (video)
  14. Heater Switch (video)
  15. 1959 service manual Heater Push Button system
  16. Heater Vacuum Logic (video)
  17. Jean-Yve Chouinard's diagram of vacuum ports non AC
  18. Jean-Yve Chouinard's diagram of cams inside the heater switch
  19. Letter Car Mirrors by Carl Bilter
  20. Mirror and Antenna Template
  21. Mirror Replacement, 1964 (video)
  22. Rear View Mirrors, New, Old, Odd (video)
  23. 1963 1964 Chrysler Passenger Mirror Wedge (video)
  24. Remote Rear View Mirror Disassembly by Larry Jett
  25. Mirror-Matic instructions by Marshall Larson
  26. Dealer Accessories for 1960 by Gil Cunningham
  27. Bench Testing the Wiper Motor by John Grady
  28. Fixing No-Park Wiper Motor by John Grady
  29. 1955-1963 Wiper No Park Bulletin
  30. 1960 Chrysler Wiper Motors by John Grady
  31. 1960 Windshield Washer system by Tony Rinaldi
  32. 1960 Wiper Washer Switch Repair by John Grady
  33. 1960 Wiper Washer Switch Repair by John Grady
  34. 1960-64 Wiper Blade Refill (video)
  35. 1961 service bulletin for servicing the electric antenna.
  36. 1965 Automatic Door Locks
  37. 1965 Power Windows
  38. 1965 Power Window Motor Installation by Ron Klinczar
  39. 1965 Windshield Wipers
  40. Power Window Motor Gear Replacement by Jamie Hyde
  41. 1960 Chrysler Power Window Motor Repair by Jamie Hyde
  42. Cruise Control: Installation of Dakota CRS-2000 Cruise Control on Cross Ram Engine by Tony Rinaldi
  43. 1960-64 Wiper blade refills (video)
  44. Letter Car Radios by Carl Bilter & John Grady
  45. Noise Suppression Capacitor by Carl Bilter
  46. 1960-64 Touch Tune Radios by Carl Bilter
  47. 1963-64 AM-FM Delco Radios by Carl Bilter
  48. 1961 Radio Converion by Bill Elder
  49. 1959 heater cable (video)
  50. South Wind Gas Heater
  51. Autopilot Service Bulletin
Front Suspension
  1. Alignment Specifications
  2. Torsion Bar Summary by Part Number by Dave Schwandt
  3. More on Torsion Bars by John Hertog
  4. 1957-58-59 Torsion Aire Suspension
  5. Comparison of 1962 and 1963 Struts, Spindles, Knuckles by Jeff Miklas
Rear Axle
  1. Rear differential carrier paint markings by John Hertog & others
  2. Sure Grip Spacer Pin
  3. Rear Axle Bearing Clearance by John Grady
  4. Differential Ratio (video)
  5. Sure-Grip Differential Chatter Service Bulletin 3-2 PDF
Brakes
  1. Brake Fluid by Jack Boyle
  2. Dual Master Cylinder Conversion to 1960 Chrysler 300F by Dan Reitz
  3. Disc Brake Comparison by Tony Rinaldi
  4. Disc Brake Conversion 300F by Paul Martin
  5. Disc brake conversion for 1960 300F by Dan Reitz
  6. Disc brake conversion for Long Wheelbase Chryslers by John Hertog
  7. Disc brake conversion on 1962 Chrysler 300 by John Hertog
  8. Rear Brake hub removal (video)
  9. Brake system flush 300B (video)
  10. Brake system flush 300H (video)
  11. Brake Drum Spring Installation (video)
  12. Parking Brake Cables 300J, 300K
  13. Save The Brake Adjuster Plate by John Grady
  14. Wilwood Disc Brake Install by Tony Rinaldi
  15. 1960 Parking Brake Release
  16. Brake Leak (video)
  17. Chrysler Master Tech - 1958 Brake Service (PDF)
  18. The New 3-Platform Brakes (1959) (PDF)
  19. Chrysler Master Tech - 1960, Volume 13-9 Brake System Service (video)
  20. Chrysler Master Tech - 1961, Volume 14-5 Total-Contact Brake Service Tips (video)
  21. Debris In Brake Lines by John Grady
  22. Difference in Master Cylinder Backing Plates by Jeff Miklas
Clutch
Cooling System
  1. Engine Fan Summary
  2. More on Engine Fans
  3. Radiator Summary
  4. Cooling System Flush (video)
  5. Temperature Gauge Correction by Carl Bilter
Dealer
  1. 1960 Chrysler order code list
  2. 1960 Chrysler order code list PDF version
  3. 1961 Chrysler order code list
  4. 1962 Chrysler order code list
  5. 1963 Chrysler order code list
  6. 1964 Chrysler order code list
  7. 1965 Chrysler order code list
  8. 1965 Chrysler Performance Option List
  9. 1965 Chrysler Accessory List
  10. 1965 Chrysler Appearance & Maintenance
  11. Dealer Procedure for Claims
  12. Special Order Dave Schwandt's Polar Blue F
Electrical
and
Instruments
  1. 1957 Chrysler wiring by Greg Leggatt
  2. 1958 Chrysler wiring by Greg Leggatt
  3. 300F Alternator Mount by Dan Reitz
  4. Instrument Panel Differences 60, 61, 62 by Bob Merritt
  5. Electroluminescent Power Supply Schematic
  6. Electroluminescent Power Supply Repair by Carl Bilter
  7. Gauge Voltage Limiter
  8. Astradome Gauge Repair by John Grady
  9. Astradome Gauge Ground by John Grady
  10. Astradome Power Supply Repair by John Grady
  11. 1957-59 Gauge Repair by John Grady
  12. Mallory Tach Drive Electronic Distributor by Tony Rinaldi
  13. Letter Car Distributor Summary
  14. Distributor Vacuum Advance by John Grady
  15. Distributor Parts Mis-match by John Grady
  16. Distributor Advance Curve by John Grady
  17. L Distributor Restoration (video)
  18. 300F & 300G Ram Engine Spark Plug Wires and Brackets by Gil Cunningham
  19. Spark Plug Wire Routing on a 300G Engine
  20. Spark Plug Wires 300J, Ram K by Carl Bilter
  21. 300J and Ram K Spark Plug Wire Stands by Carl Bilter
  22. Testing the distributor condensor (capacitor) by John Grady
  23. 1957 Turn Signal Switch by Kevin O'Rourke
  24. Turn Signal Switch Replacement by Larry Jett
  25. 300F-G-H Turn Signal Switch Repair by Lindsey Fuller
  26. 300F-G-H Turn Signal System
  27. 60-61-62 Turn Signal Switch Replace (video)
  28. 1964 Tilt Wheel Turn Signal by Rich Barber
  29. 1964 Turn Signal Switch Installation
  30. 1965 Turn Signal Diagnosis
  31. Lamp, fuses, and circuit breaker listing for the 1955-1965 Chrysler line by John Holst
  32. Horn Problems 1960-62
  33. Steering Shaft Ground Strap (video)
  34. Wiper Motor (video)
  35. Ignition Switch (video)
  36. Ammeter Fluctuation
  37. L Console Wires by Jeff Miklas
  38. 300F G H Headlight Switch Comparison
  39. F G H Headlight Switch Information
  40. 62 Headlight Switch Repair-replace (video)
  41. 300J Headlight Switch Replace (video)
  42. 1960-62 Power Seat Switch Repair by John Grady
  43. 1961 Instrument Panel Service manual
  44. 1964 Tilt Steering Wheel Turn Signal Disassembly (video)
  45. 1964 Tilt Steering Wheel Turn Signal Bowden Cable Repair (video)
  46. 1964 Tilt Steering Wheel Turn Signal Repair & Reassembly (video)
  47. 300H Speedometer Cable Install (video)
  48. Generator Rebuild
  49. Convertible Top Switch Hazard by John Grady
  50. Ballast Resistor by John Grady
  51. Pertronix Ignitor (video) by Carl Bilter
  52. Pertronix Ignitor II by Bill Elder
  53. Alternator bench tests, inspection, repair & assembly, voltage regulator adjustments & repair, starter motor disassembly & tests. (PDF)
  54. 1959 300E Horn (video)
  55. 1960 Chrysler lights, horn (video)
  56. 1960 Chrysler license plate light (video)
  57. 1960 Chrysler map light (video)
  58. 1960 Chrysler wiring (video)
  59. 1960 Chrysler turn signal switch (video)
  60. Back up light switch repair by John Grady
  61. Dash Gauges and Fuel Wiring 300E (video)
  62. 1957-59 Mechanical Brake Light Switch (video)
  63. 300E Headlight Switch (video)
  64. Letter Car Dashboards Illuminated
  65. 1972 - 82 Chrysler Electronic Ignition
  66. 1960-62 Speedometer Removal Bulletin
  67. Speedometer Pinion Teeth Bulletin
  68. Automatic Headlight Beam Changer Service Bulletin
Engine
  1. 1957 58 59 Motor Mount Location on Engine by John Grady
  2. 1960 thru 1964 Floating Power motor mount rebuilding by John Hertog
  3. 1960 thru 1964 Motor Mount Removal (video)
  4. Motor Mount Heat Shields by Jeff Miklas
  5. How To Make A Ram Motor Mount Heat Shield by Jeff Miklas
  6. Oil Pump Replacement 300J by Carl Bilter
  7. 1957-58 Valve Cover Differences by Dave Schwandt
  8. Letter Car Camshafts by George Riehl
  9. Ram Induction by Duane DeButts
  10. More on Ram Induction
  11. The "Ramifications" Of Chrysler Engineering by John Veatch
  12. Ram Vacuum Check Valve
  13. 4 Bolt - 6 Bolt Valve Covers
  14. Engine Identification
  15. 1962-1970 Engine Paint
  16. Cam Phasing - Installation
  17. Crank Vibration Dampener Replace (video)
  18. Long Ram Exhaust Manifold Heat Risers
  19. Comparison of Oil Pans by Jeff Miklas
  20. Ram Induction Tune Up Service Bulletin 147 (PDF)
  21. Ram Engine Spark Plug Fouling Service Bulletin 14-2 (PDF)
  22. Ram Engine Anti-Stall adjustment PDF
  23. Ram Engine Anti-Stall Adjustment Service Bulletin
  24. 300F Service Bulletin on Plug Fouling (PDF)
  25. 300F Service Bulletin Supplement (PDF)
Exhaust System
  1. Original 300J Exhaust Pipe by Dave Schwandt
  2. Exhaust Manifold Paint (video)
  3. Exhaust System Sizes and After Market Mufflers
  4. Short Ram Header Identification by Jeff Miklas
  5. Short Ram Header and Daytona G Header
  6. Exhaust Hanger Restoration by Dave Schwandt
  7. Ram Exhaust Header Installation by Carl Bilter
  8. 300F & 300G Exhaust Manifold Heat Risers (video)
Frame
  1. Frame, chassis and related components painting by Greg Leggatt
  2. Torsion bars & paint daubs reference pictures
  3. Comparison of 122" and 126" frames (video)
Fuel System
  1. All About Rams
  2. Service Book for Rams
  3. Short Ram Gasket Installation (video)
  4. Long Ram Gasket Installation (video)
  5. Letter Car Carburetor Summary
  6. 300D Carb Specs
  7. 300E Carb Specs
  8. Carter Carburetor Book Specs
  9. A Review of 1958 300D Fuel Injection by John Grady
  10. Electric Fuel Pump Installation 300F by Paul Martin
  11. Electric Fuel Pump Installation 300H by Dave Mason
  12. 1962 Fuel Pump Differences (video)
  13. 300H Carb Choke Thermostat Replace (video)
  14. 300H Carb Choke Thermostat Replace (video)
  15. Gas Tank Cap Summary by Dave Schwandt
  16. Vent - Non Vent Gas Cap
  17. 300B Gas Tank Install (video)
  18. 1963 Gas Tank (video)
  19. Comparison 300F, G, H Fuel Tanks (video)
  20. Air Cleaner Information by Dale Burkhardt
  21. Air Filter Information by Dale Burkhardt
  22. Air Filter Information by Merle Wolfer
  23. Ram Air Cleaner Installation by Nick Taylor
  24. Ram 300K Air Cleaner Curiosity
  25. 300H Carb to carb link by Doug Warrener
  26. Fuel transfer (video)
  27. Air Filter Housing Interchange with the 1955 - 56 Delta Wing (video)
  28. AFB Carb Parts Sourcing by Bill Elder
  29. Carter 1955 -56 Chrysler Dual Carb PDF
  30. Carter WCFB Description Manual PDF
  31. Carter WCFB Dual Carb PDF
  32. Carter Dual Carb 1957 Chrysler PDF
  33. Carter Dual Carb 1958 Chrysler PDF
  34. Carter Metering Jets PDF
  35. Carter Dual Carb 1956 DeSoto PDF
  36. Carter AFB Manual PDF
  37. Choke Stove Pipe Repair by John Grady
  38. Sonoramic Carburetor Linkage Adjustment Service Bulletin 14-5 PDF
  39. Sonoramic Carburetor Linkage Adjustment Service Bulletin 14-5 Correction PDF
Propeller Shaft and
U Joints
  1. Drive Shaft Boot Replacement (video)
  2. Drive shaft U Joint Modification by John Grady
Spring and
Shock Absorbers
  1. Rear springs
  2. Rear springs installation video
  3. KYB Shock Install
  4. KYB Shock Install Update
Steering Gear
  1. 61-68 Power Steering Bracket rebuild by Gary Nelson
  2. G Steering Box Rebuild by Don Verity
  3. Steering Box Disassembly by Don Verity
  4. 1961-1968 Power steering bracket adjustment (video)
  5. 1962 Chrysler Steering Box Replace (video)
  6. 1964 Chrysler Power Steering Pump Leak (video)
  7. New Power Steering Pump with Load Reaction Tensioner Service Bulletin 19-3 PDF
Transmission
  1. Cast Iron Torqueflite breakdown and reassembly by Don Verity
  2. Letter Car Transmission Summary by George Riehl
  3. Letter Car Transmission Identification by George Riehl
  4. Transmission Information Collection by Gary Nelson
  5. Pinion Gear Summary by George Riehl
  6. Transmission Dipstick (video)
  7. How To Release the Push Button Cable at the Transmission
  8. E transmission cable replacement (video)
  9. E transmission pushbutton adjustment (video)
  10. A488, A904, A727 Conversion To Overdrive A518 (46RH) by Tony Rinaldi
Wheels, Bearings,
and Tires
  1. 300E and 300F Hubcap Disassembly by Crossram Motors
  2. Letter Car Tire Size Summary by Gil Cunningham
  3. Modern Replacement Wheels For Radial Tires by Tony Rinaldi
  4. 66 Disc Brake Wheel Same as H, G by Jeff Miklas
  5. 300E 300F Blue Streak Tires by Nick Taylor
Body
and
Sheet Metal
  1. Installing Metalcrafters rear quarter panels on a 1957 300C by Dave Schwandt
  2. 300F, G, H Grille Medallion Installation
  3. 300F Grille Medallion Installation (video)
  4. 1957 - 58 Tail Lamp Housing Comparison
  5. Paints & Colors
  6. Paint behind grille area 300F & G by Noel Hastalis
  7. 1960-1964 Convertible Top Frame Summary
  8. 1962 Convertible Top Frame
  9. 1962 Convertible Top Motor Replace (video)
  10. Letter Car Headlamps by Carl Bilter
  11. 300F, G, H Console and Restrain Strap (video)
  12. 300F Console Survey
  13. 300K Console Texture
  14. 300K Console Repair (video)
  15. 300K Door Stars (video)
  16. 300K Door Stars Instructions (PDF)
  17. 300K Body Pin Stripe by John Holst
  18. 300K Body Pin Stripe Colors
  19. Arm rests and cushions 300K
  20. 300L Instrument Panel Swirl
  21. 300L Console Textures
  22. Buffing by Carl Bilter
  23. 300E-F Wheel Cover by John Hertog
  24. 300F Wheel Cover Red by Nick Taylor
  25. 300G H J Wheel Cover (video)
  26. 300H J Wheel Cover Paint (video)
  27. Door Mechanism Linkages (video)
  28. Doors Windows Locks Body Service Reference Book
  29. 300F G H J Seat Back Springs (video)
  30. Ignition Key Styles
  31. 1960-1965 Heel Plates
  32. Install of 300H Heel Plates (video)
  33. Trunk Reference Page
  34. 1962 Bumper Brackets by Jeff Miklas
  35. 1960-64 console ash tray (video)
  36. 1960-63 console ash tray retainer (PDF)
  37. Dash Pad Installation 1960-62 by Just Dashes
  38. 1960 61 Wagon Tail Light Lens
  39. Window Glass Scratch Removal (video)
  40. Door Handle & Window Crank Handle Removal (video)
  41. Chrysler Master Tech - 1959, Volume 12-2 Service Tips on Swivel & Power Seats (video)
  42. Convertible Back Window Polish (video)
  43. 300K Power Seats (video)
  44. Carpet Replacement 300L by Doug Mayer
  45. Hood Spring Removal & Install
  46. Door Cat Whisker Replace (video)
  47. Jefferson Assembly Plant Paint Inspection by Angad Manco
  48. Quarter Window Installation 300E by Don Verity
  49. 1955 Dash Pad by Jack Boyle
  50. 300L 4 Speed Console by Jeff Miklas
  51. 300C D E Hood Latch Pin Adjustment by John Grady
  52. 300L Auto & 4 Speed Console Plate by Jeff Miklas
  53. 1960 Trunk Lip Drain Tubes
  54. Letter Car Steering Wheels
  55. Letter Car Horn Buttons
  56. 1957-59 Inside Door Handles (video)
  57. 1961 Windshield & Glass
Air Conditioning
  1. Idler Pulley Replacement mid 60s Chrysler with AC by Tony Rinaldi
  2. 1957 AC Snorkel by Burt Bouwkamp
Specifications
  1. Summary of Torque Specs by John Holst by John Holst
  2. Identification, Data Tag
  3. Identification, VIN and Engine
Miscellaneous
  1. Mystery Photos
  2. Chrysler Master Tech Service Conference Library
  3. 1955 Chrysler Owner's Manual
  4. 1957 Chrysler AMA Specifications
  5. 1957 300C Press Release
  6. 1957 Chrysler Accessories
  7. 1957 Chrysler 300C Data & Spec Bulletin 1002-CH (PDF)
  8. 1957 Chrysler Engineering Data Book
  9. 1958 Chrysler Owner's Manual
  10. 1960 300F Press Release (PDF)
  11. 1960 300F Owners Manual (PDF)
  12. 300F Service Bulletin (PDF)
  13. 1960 Chrysler AMA Specifications Nick Taylor
  14. J Service Bulletin & Specs
  15. 1962 Chrysler AMA Specifications
  16. 1962 Chrysler Code
  17. 1962 Chrysler Engine, Muffler, Exhaust Specs
  18. AMA Specs for 1964 by James Douglas
  19. Letter Car Survivor Data, Production History
  20. Owner's Manual 1955 300
  21. Owner's Manual 300B
  22. Owner's Manual 300C
  23. Owner's Manual 300D
  24. Owner's Manual 300E
  25. Owner's Manual 300F
  26. Owner's Manual 300G
  27. Owner's Manual 300H
  28. Owner's Manual 300J
  29. Owner's Manual 300K
  30. Owner's Manual 300L
  31. Motor Trend Road Test 300L
  32. Hot Rod Road Test 300L
  33. Motorcade Road Test 300L
  34. The Chrysler 300 Game
    Technical Videos Summary Page

Miscellaneous

1) Helpful hints by Dr. Crankshaft
2) Repop Parts Suggestion Form
3) Installing a Car Lift by Ray Jones
4) Service Manuals and Parts Manuals by John Holst
5) Letter Car Specification Summary


Reference Cars

1) Reference Cars Main page
2) 300F hardtop, Steve Albu
3) 300F convertible disassembly, John Hertog
4) 300G coupe disassembly, Mark Knutsen
Parts, Vendors, Services
One Stop Shop Page
Parts Vendor & Source List by Bob Merritt
Parts Vendor & Source List from the 1962-1965 Mopar Web Site
300F-specific Mopar part numbers by Dan Reitz
300C parts available thru NAPA by Dennis Cloer
300D parts available thru NAPA by Dennis Cloer
300F parts available thru NAPA by Dennis Cloer
300G parts available thru NAPA by Dennis Cloer
300H parts available thru NAPA by Dennis Cloer
300J parts available thru NAPA by Dennis Cloer
300L parts available thru NAPA by Dennis Cloer
JC Auto home page
Andy Bernbaum home page
Ram gaskets by Bob Merritt
Window Regulator Replacement Bushings and Washers by Bob Merritt
1964 Convert Visors by Legendary Interiors


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