Re: [Chrysler300] Re restoration of 300D on TV
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Re: [Chrysler300] Re restoration of 300D on TV

Ah......I did not see that part of the show. Must have been early on. 

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On Feb 20, 2017, at 11:33 AM, 'David Schwandt' finsruskw@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx [Chrysler300] <Chrysler300-noreply@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx> wrote:


One less D the judges in the club will have to sweat over/under at a meet

That is IF it ever shows up at one, which I doubt.

From: Chrysler300@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx [mailto:Chrysler300@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx] On
Behalf Of DR CHALLENGER drchallenger@xxxxxxxxxxx [Chrysler300]
Sent: Monday, February 20, 2017 11:27 AM
Cc: chrysler300@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx Club
Subject: Re: [Chrysler300] Re restoration of 300D on TV

the car owner wanted a completer custom done. they didn't want to do it and
did the mild custom


From: Chrysler300@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx <Chrysler300@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx> on behalf of
Guy Morice guyztoys@xxxxxxx [Chrysler300]
Sent: Monday, February 20, 2017 12:16 PM
To: Lindsey
Cc: Ryan Hill; Noel Hastalis; Fern Rivard' crc@xxxxxxxxxxxx [Chrysler300];
chrysler300@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx Club; Fern Rivard
Subject: Re: [Chrysler300] Re restoration of 300D on TV

I saw that "Rusted Development " thing on TV also. My wife had to calm me
down due to my repeatedly yelling obscenities at the screen. I am not going
to go into detail about what I felt was incorrect or doing the car an
injustice. One easily corrected error I noticed was with the air
cleaners.....gratefully appearing to be the correct ones. When the motor was
first shown in the car, the flat surfaces of the lids were both facing
forward. The next under hood shot, the flat spots were facing each other as
correct. I could not see enough detail to determine if they had the little
rubber bumpers.

I did notice the irony as to how careful Mr. Palumbo was to accurately
restore his father's yellow Corvette.


Guy Morice

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On Feb 20, 2017, at 10:27 AM, Lindsey lindsey@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx [Chrysler300]
<Chrysler300-noreply@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx> wrote:

Still haven't seen the D show, but suspect it must be same one as couple
years ago, which i missed as well. I agree most of these shows get old very
fast with self imposed unrealistic deadlines, etc. I think the best is one
called " restoration garage " based on a shop out of southern ontario. Do a
lot of good stuff including a multi rear recreation of a late thirties
aluminium Buggatti of which only a few were ever made. Don't think it is
only shown up here in Canada.

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On Feb 19, 2017, at 11:58 PM, Ryan Hill ryan_hillc300@xxxxxxxxxxx
[Chrysler300] <Chrysler300-noreply@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx> wrote:

Fern, is this the show you were referring to? That's a rerun from at least a
year ago. Rusted Development is the second kick at the can after the
unsuccessful first season of Lords of the Car Hoards starring Chuck Palumbo
and Rick Dore. The format of the show is the same, only the shows title
seems to have changed. Its hard to watch with all the obvious and usual
stunts to sensationalize an otherwise boring (to most viewers) process of
building a custom car. (The windshield demolishing was ridiculous...who puts
a windshield on a stand in an open parking lot)

Rick Dore has built some noteworthy customs but I'm baffled he didn't have
any real knowledge of what the 'D' was either. So sick of watching these
fake reality shows that have such potential be dumbed down and twisted into
another mind numbing regurgitation of the last failed series. Has anyone
watched Graveyard Cars? What a bunch of imbeciles they are portrayed to
be.... If they would just focus on the cars and the process, they would
probably see some success both in the program and their business.

I feel like I'm rambling, better get back to the TV......

Just in case you needed to know, this was sent from my iPhone.

On Feb 19, 2017, at 8:12 PM, Noel Hastalis cpaviper@xxxxxxxxxxx
[Chrysler300] <Chrysler300-noreply@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx> wrote:

Hello Fern and Group,

The 300-D episode aired on Velocity (here in the U.S.) last night, on a
program called "Rusted Development." I missed the first ten minutes or so of
the program, but painfully sat through the rest of it. Good news is the
drivetrain was retained, and the motor rebuilt. The engine rebuild appeared
to be done correctly at an outsourced engine rebuilding shop. The shop that
did the resto work was clearly clueless about this car - calling it a '399
cubic inch Hemi' putting our 'about 320 HP.' The body work seemed decently
done, with the D's body being painted a non-Chrysler red, with a champagne
top, and then they added a landau partial top. Outline around the taillights
was done in black, rather than the correct silver. Interior was done in a
nonstick appearing tan dash pad, and tan non-original-pattern vinyl
interior. Funky chrome wheels were added. They were griping about paying
$1,000 for a correct replacement windshield, and then their shop manager
proceeded to run over it with a lift truck. They then sourced another
windshield for $1,500. I got tired of hearing how difficult Chrysler cars
are to restore - which I'm sure is true for those who haven't done so

I looked through our new 2017 Member Roster, and did not see the owners'
names listed. The owners' supposedly have 500 or so cars sitting out on
their property in a desert location, but I don't know where. I got the
impression that this D was the owners' only Letter Car.

Noel Hastalis

F Coupe

On February 19, 2017 at 5:22 PM "'Fern Rivard' crc@xxxxxxxxxxxx
[Chrysler300]" <Chrysler300-noreply@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx> wrote:

Apparently there's going to be a special on one of the tv channels re
restoration of a chrysler 300D.

Anyone know which channel that may be on?

Thanks from Fern

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