RE: [Chrysler300] air filter for 1962 300 Sports Convertible
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RE: [Chrysler300] air filter for 1962 300 Sports Convertible





Don’t think there were any RB 383 at all after about 59. Why? If they had  B 383

 

From: Chrysler300@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx [mailto:Chrysler300@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx] On Behalf Of Charlie V cv300g@xxxxxxxxx [Chrysler300]
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To: Jerry Lindsay; 'Jerry Lindsay' jerrylindsay300h@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx [Chrysler300]; 'Mark Souders'; bleahy@xxxxxxxxxxx; Chrysler300@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx
Subject: RE: [Chrysler300] air filter for 1962 300 Sports Convertible

 



I have a 383 out of a 62 300. I'll have to see if it's a R block or a RB block.

 

On Wed, Mar 16, 2016 at 7:48 AM, 'Jerry Lindsay' jerrylindsay300h@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx [Chrysler300]

 

The RB 383 was not available to the 1962 Chrysler 300’s.

 

Jerry

 

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Subject: Re: [Chrysler300] air filter for 1962 300 Sports Convertible

 

 

There are two diferent 383 engines. One is a B engine and one is an RB engine.

 

Mark

 

 

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Sent: Wed, Mar 16, 2016 6:51 am
Subject: Re: [Chrysler300] air filter for 1962 300 Sports Convertible

 

I thought the 383 ID pad was on the drivers side of the engine, in back of the water pump, but the pad is on an angle. I could also be incorrect.

 


From: "William Leahy bleahy@xxxxxxxxxxx [Chrysler300]" <Chrysler300-noreply@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
To: Jerry Lindsay <jerrylindsay300h@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>; Chrysler 300 Broadcast <Chrysler300@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
Sent: Tuesday, March 15, 2016 10:53 PM
Subject: Re: [Chrysler300] air filter for 1962 300 Sports Convertible

 

 

my 62 300 sport has a 383 and 2 barrel / I believe it is stock
Bill Leahy in Kennewick Washington 
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On Mar 15, 2016, at 7:28 PM, "'Jerry Lindsay' jerrylindsay300h@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx [Chrysler300]" <Chrysler300-noreply@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx> wrote:

 

Kai,

       I believe that 1962 was the first year of the 383 in a Chrysler. The 1962 Chrysler 300’s that came with a 383 CI engine had two barrel carburetors on them. Four barrel carburetors  were not available on the 383 engine in a 300. They were available on other division cars like the Plymouth, Dodge and De Soto.  The 1962 Chrysler Sport I got from Missouri was listed as a 383 CI engine. It turned out to be a 413 CI engine with a four barrel carburetor.

 

To check if you have a 383 or 413 is very easy Kai. The 383 engine identification is on the flat surface area on the passenger side of the engine between the fuel pump and alternator. It should read S 38 and have a date 11 22

 

On a 413 CI engine the identification is on a flat surface located on the front driver’s side of the engine in back of the power steering pump and under the A/C unit. It should read S41 with a date like 11  22 . If it is marked HP there then it is a High Performance.

As far as air filters, you can get a replacement from Auto Zone, NAPA or even MOPAR I believe.   

 

Hope this helps and if you need any help, just send an email.

 

Jerry Lindsay

11469 87th Ave N

Seminole, Florida 33772

 

From: Chrysler300@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx [mailto:Chrysler300@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx] On Behalf Of 'Dr. Kai Rentmeister' kai.vet@xxxxxx [Chrysler300]
Sent: Tuesday, March 15, 2016 7:53 PM
To: chrysler300@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx
Subject: [Chrysler300] air filter for 1962 300 Sports Convertible

 

 

Hello 300 Group,

 

Last year I imported a 1962 Chrysler 300 sports convertible from California (black plate car) to Germany, Europe and this I my first message.

The car has a 383 engine with a single 4-barrel carburettor and a single air filter in the supposed to be original (?) black round housing.

The car runs and has a very good substance but will be restored over the years.

 

Concerning the air filter I have unexpected problems, because the German MOPAR-Shop told me there is only NOS and the costs would be 80$ something which is pretty high for a normal wear part.

 

The filter has a diameter of ~10 inches (25,3cm) and is approx.2,7 inches (6,8cm) high.

Guys, where do you get your filters from? I know there are several 62 non-letter-cars out there!

Maybe there is also a correct spare part from another American car company (Chevy, Ford, Pontiac…)

 

If some of the European members are reading this: a source of supply in Europe would be highly welcome (to avoid toll fees and comparatively high transport costs).

 

If anyone needs pictures I could send them.

 

Thanks for your help,

Kai

 

Dr. Kai Rentmeister

Tierarzt, DiplECVN

Tierärztliche Praxis für Neurologie

Mainfrankenpark 16 b

97337 Dettelbach

09302 - 932210

 

 

 


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