Chrysler 300 Club International
Revised: October 1, 2021


Welcome to the new Tech Department page.
Subjects are organized by the categories of a factory service manual.
Click on any of the underlined text to go to articles.

Service Manuals and Parts Manuals have been digitized and are available by John Holst at this page

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Technical Videos Summary Page

(Radios, heaters,
  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. K 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. 1960 Chrysler Wiper Motors by John Grady
  30. 1960 Windshield Washer system by Tony Rinaldi
  31. 1960 Wiper Washer Switch Repair
  32. 1961 service bulletin for servicing the electric antenna.
  33. 1965 Automatic Door Locks
  34. 1965 Power Windows
  35. 1965 Windshield Wipers
  36. Power Window Motor Gear Replacement by Jamie Hyde
  37. 1960 Chrysler Power Window Motor Repair by Jamie Hyde
  38. Cruise Control: Installation of Dakota CRS-2000 Cruise Control on Cross Ram Engine by Tony Rinaldi
  39. 1960-64 Wiper blade refills (video)
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
  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 J, K
  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
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
  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. Special Order Dave Schwandt's Polar Blue F
  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. Mallory Tach Drive Electronic Distributor by Tony Rinaldi
  10. Letter Car Distributor Summary
  11. Distributor Vacuum Advance by John Grady
  12. Distributor Parts Mis-match by John Grady
  13. Distributor Advance Curve by John Grady
  14. L Distributor Restoration (video)
  15. F and G Ram Engine Spark Plug Wires and Brackets by Gil Cunningham
  16. Spark Plug Wire Routing on a G Engine
  17. Spark Plug Wires J, Ram K by Carl Bilter
  18. J and Ram K Spark Plug Wire Stands by Carl Bilter
  19. 1957 Turn Signal Switch by Kevin O'Rourke
  20. Turn Signal Switch Replacement by Larry Jett
  21. F-G-H Turn Signal Switch Repair by Lindsey Fuller
  22. F-G-H Turn Signal System
  23. 60-61-62 Turn Signal Switch Replace (video)
  24. 1964 Tilt Wheel Turn Signal by Rich Barber
  25. 1964 Turn Signal Switch Installation
  26. 1965 Turn Signal Diagnosis
  27. Lamp, fuses, and circuit breaker listing for the 1955-1965 Chrysler line by John Holst
  28. Horn Problems 1960-62
  29. Steering Shaft Ground Strap (video)
  30. Wiper Motor (video)
  31. Ignition Switch (video)
  32. Ammeter Fluctuation
  33. L Console Wires by Jeff Miklas
  34. F G H Headlight Switch Comparison
  35. 62 Headlight Switch Repair-replace (video)
  36. J Headlight Switch Replace (video)
  37. 1960-62 Power Seat Switch Repair by John Grady
  38. 1961 Instrument Panel Service manual
  39. 1964 Tilt Steering Wheel Turn Signal Disassembly (video)
  40. 1964 Tilt Steering Wheel Turn Signal Bowden Cable Repair (video)
  41. 1964 Tilt Steering Wheel Turn Signal Repair & Reassembly (video)
  42. 300H Speedometer Cable Install (video)
  43. Generator Rebuild
  44. Convertible Top Switch Hazard by John Grady
  45. Pertronix Ignitor (video) by Carl Bilter
  46. Alternator bench tests, inspection, repair & assembly, voltage regulator adjustments & repair, starter motor disassembly & tests. (PDF)
  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. Oil Pump Replacement 300J by Carl Bilter
  6. 57-58 Valve Cover Differences by Dave Schwandt
  7. Letter Car Camshafts by George Riehl
  8. Ram Induction by Duane DeButts
  9. More on Ram Induction
  10. Ram Vacuum Check Valve
  11. 4 Bolt - 6 Bolt Valve Covers
  12. Engine Identification
  13. 1962-1970 Engine Paint
  14. Cam Phasing - Installation
  15. Crank Vibration Dampener Replace (video)
  16. Long Ram Exhaust Manifold Heat Risers
  17. Comparison of Oil Pans by Jeff Miklas
  18. Ram Engine Spark Plug Fouling Service Bulletin 14-2 PDF
  19. Ram Engine Anti-Stall adjustment PDF
Exhaust System
  1. Original J 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
  1. Frame, chassis and related components painting by Greg Leggatt
  2. Torsion bars & paint daubs reference pictures
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
  9. A Review of 1958 Fuel Injection by John Grady
  10. Electric Fuel Pump Installation by Paul Martin
  11. 1962 Fuel Pump Differences (video)
  12. H Carb Choke Thermostat Replace (video)
  13. H Carb Choke Thermostat Replace (video)
  14. Gas Tank Cap Summary by Dave Schwandt
  15. Vent - Non Vent Gas Cap
  16. B Gas Tank Install (video)
  17. 1963 Gas Tank (video)
  18. Comparison F, G, H Fuel Tanks (video)
  19. Air Cleaner Information by Dale Burkhardt
  20. Air Filter Information by Dale Burkhardt
  21. Air Filter Information by Merle Wolfer
  22. Ram K Air Cleaner Curiosity
  23. H Carb to carb link by Doug Warrener
  24. Fuel transfer (video)
  25. Air Filter Housing Interchange with the 55 56 Delta Wing (video)
  26. AFB Carb Parts Sourcing by Bill Elder
  27. Carter 55 -56 Chrysler Dual Carb PDF
  28. Carter WCFB Description Manual PDF
  29. Carter WCFB Dual Carb PDF
  30. Carter Dual Carb 1957 Chrysler PDF
  31. Carter Dual Carb 1958 Chrysler PDF
  32. Carter Metering Jets PDF
  33. Carter Dual Carb 1956 DeSoto PDF
  34. Choke Stove Pipe Repair by John Grady
  35. Sonoramic Carburetor Linkage Adjustment Service Bulletin 14-5 PDF
  36. 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
  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. 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
Sheet Metal
  1. Installing Metalcrafters rear quarter panels on a 1957 300C by Dave Schwandt
  2. F, G, H Grille Medallion Installation
  3. 57 - 58 Tail Lamp Housing Comparison
  4. Paints & Colors
  5. 1960-1964 Convertible Top Frame Summary
  6. 1962 Convertible Top Frame
  7. 1962 Convertible Top Motor Replace (video)
  8. Letter Car Headlamps by Carl Bilter
  9. FGH Console and Restrain Strap (video)
  10. K Console Texture
  11. K Console Repair (video)
  12. 300K Door Stars (video)
  13. 300K Door Stars Instructions (PDF)
  14. K Body Pin Stipe by John Holst
  15. Arm rests and cushions 300K
  16. L Instrument Panel Swirl
  17. L Console Textures
  18. Buffing by Carl Bilter
  19. E-F Wheel Cover by John Hertog
  20. G H J Wheel Cover (video)
  21. H J Wheel Cover Paint (video)
  22. Door Mechanism Linkages (video)
  23. Doors Windows Locks Body Service Reference Book
  24. F G H J Seat Back Springs (video)
  25. Ignition Key Styles
  26. 1960-1965 Heel Plates
  27. Install of 300H Heel Plates (video)
  28. Trunk Reference Page
  29. 1962 Bumper Brackets by Jeff Miklas
  30. 60-64 console ash tray (video)
  31. Dash Pad Installation 60-62 by Just Dashes
  32. 1960 61 Wagon Tail Light Lens
  33. Window Glass Scratch Removal (video)
  34. Door Handle & Window Crank Handle Removal (video)
  35. Chrysler Master Tech - 1959, Volume 12-2 Service Tips on Swivel & Power Seats (video)
  36. Convertible Back Window Polish (video)
  37. K Power Seats (video)
  38. Carpet Replacement 300L by Doug Mayer
  39. Hood Spring Removal & Install
  40. Door Cat Whisker Replace (video)
  41. Jefferson Assembly Plant Paint Inspection by Angad Manco
  42. Quarter Window Installation 300E by Don Verity
  43. 1955 Dash Pad by Jack Boyle
  44. L 4 Speed Console by Jeff Miklas
  45. C D E Hood Latch Pin Adjustment by John Grady
  46. L Auto & 4 Speed Console Plate by Jeff Miklas
Air Conditioning
  1. Idler Pulley Replacement mid 60s Chrysler with AC by Tony Rinaldi
  2. 1957 AC Snorkel by Burt Bouwkamp
  1. Summary of Torque Specs by John Holst by John Holst
  2. Identification, Data Tag
  3. Identification, VIN and Engine
  1. Mystery Photos
  2. Chrysler Master Tech Service Conference Library
  3. 1957 Chrysler AMA Specifications
  4. 1957 300C Press Release
  5. 1957 Chrysler Accessories
  6. 1957 Chrysler Engineering Data Book
  7. 1960 300F Press Release (PDF)
  8. 1960 300F Owners Manual (PDF)
  9. 300F Service Bulletin (PDF)
  10. 1962 Chrysler AMA Specifications
  11. 1962 Chrysler Code
  12. 1962 Chrysler Engine, Muffler, Exhaust Specs
    Technical Videos Summary Page


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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