Re: [Chrysler300] '56 300 engine on eBay
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Re: [Chrysler300] '56 300 engine on eBay

The appearance of the engine makes me wonder if it was assembled as a display for a museum etc. (Painted carb bodies don’t appeal to me!)
It reminds me of the 55 Desoto Hemi I bought back in the early 60’s to put in a Dodge sedan  I had. The PO said it ran pretty rough and needed a tuneup. It did run rough! 
It had had a piston and connecting rod  removed, because the cylinder wall was broken out in one area. I was always curious what that was all about. It sure looked nice though!
Mike Moore

On Jun 24, 2016, at 7:38 PM, 'Rich Barber' c300@xxxxxxx [Chrysler300] <Chrysler300-noreply@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx> wrote:


I was gonna put the address in, but got extracted by a call to supper. Here it is for the convenience of others. <> &vxp=mtr


I love the Dual Quid part of the address!  

It would be great to get a B engine into a needy B chassis. Probably worth the money. Note the other items shown on the page. A late-model 5.7L hemi engine can be had for $3,225. Go figure.

Thanks to Cousin Gil Cunningham’s help, I was able to re-unite the numbers matching engine to the ’55 C-300 that I first saw in Des Moines about this time 61 years ago.

I’ve found the process of converting long website addresses (URL’s) to tiny ones at <> to be secure, fast and easy. Try it. You’ll like it.


Rich Barber

Brentwood, CA

From: Chrysler300@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx [mailto:Chrysler300@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx] On Behalf Of paul paulholm@xxxxxxxxxxxxx [Chrysler300]
Sent: Friday, June 24, 2016 7:12 PM
To: 'chrysler300' <chrysler300@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
Subject: Re: [Chrysler300] '56 300 engine on eBay

On 06/24/16 21:50, paul paulholm@xxxxxxxxxxxxx <mailto:paulholm@xxxxxxxxxxxxx> [Chrysler300] wrote:
> On 06/24/16 19:24, 'Rich Barber' c300@xxxxxxx <mailto:c300@xxxxxxx> [Chrysler300] wrote:

>> Reviewing the e-Bay posting, the engine serial number looks correct as
>> 3NE561118.

>> That engine number would represent the engine from a ’56 Chrysler 300
>> with a VIN of about 3N561094—a really early car (#94+/-). Without the
>> 3, the engine would be from a very early ’56 New Yorker. Knowing the
>> VIN of the car it came out of would be an added validation. We like to
>> keep track of the cars, also. The rarity of the engine makes doing a
>> little research worthwhile. I’d want a photo of the engine serial number.

>> Please keep us posted. 18 bids so far to $4,250. Delta-wing air
>> cleaner included. Five days to go.

>> C300K’ly,

> TONITE my ebay fu is weak, sure would help someone I recently met that
> has a B BUT Not a 300 motor if I could find the listing .

ok, finally got smart, found the 300B listing and saw that the info
was passed along.

Mission accomplished!

Paul Holmgren
Progress is impossible without change, and those who
cannot change their minds cannot change anything.
George Bernard Shaw

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Posted by: Michael Moore <mmoore8425@xxxxxxx>

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