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di_ch_NY56
Posted 2015-02-04 4:31 PM (#469368)
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Now it's mine. I know - there will be truck loads of work to rebuild it to the state this car deserves.

 

Happy Motoring!

 

Dieter

 

http://www.ebay.com/itm/301508105713

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Lancer Mike
Posted 2015-02-04 6:10 PM (#469371 - in reply to #469368)
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That will be a nice F! Congratulations, Dieter.
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Posted 2015-02-04 6:47 PM (#469375 - in reply to #469368)
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congratulations! looks like a nice car.
i do not know if it matters to you but if the car was build in january and the engine january 22 its probably not the original engine. usually the so date and engine date are about 30 days apart.
at least on regular 60/61 fl's.
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Posted 2015-02-04 7:38 PM (#469378 - in reply to #469375)
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Here's the click and go link

http://www.ebay.com/itm/1960-Chrysler-300-034-F-034-Letter-Car-Barn...


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Posted 2015-02-04 9:01 PM (#469385 - in reply to #469368)
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Congrats D!
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Posted 2015-02-05 1:59 AM (#469391 - in reply to #469368)
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What a great surprise Dieter! Congrats to the "new" F car - the top of the 300's
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Posted 2015-02-05 5:54 AM (#469407 - in reply to #469368)
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Congrats Dieter! I lusted over that auction as well, and I'm glad she's going to a good home.

Keep us updated with your progress.
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Posted 2015-02-05 7:31 AM (#469409 - in reply to #469368)
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You lucky Dog Deiter! Now you have a car from both ends of the FL era

Well done, great score.

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Posted 2015-02-05 10:48 AM (#469434 - in reply to #469368)
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Congratulations, Dieter, Looks like a good car to work with!!!
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Posted 2015-02-05 1:27 PM (#469452 - in reply to #469368)
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Hola all

 

Thank you very much for all your coments and congratulations. I appreciate it very much. Today I contacted the seller with my wish to get a picture of the license plate at the a pillar and the engine number at the boss above the water pump.

As a 12 to 13 year old I was more than one time passenger in my 25 yo neighbors his wonderful red '67 Plymouth Fury III 2d hardtop (383 Super Commando engine w/ dual exhaust). It was that impressive to me that I'm addicted in Mopars, now especially FLK mopars.

 

Happy Motoring!

 

Dieter

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di_ch_NY56
Posted 2015-02-06 2:20 PM (#469502 - in reply to #469452)
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Early this morning I got the link to the photobucket basket with about 140 pictures. From what I can on the parts desk and the pictures of the eninge bay it's almost for sure that the engine is frozen. The complete engine and carburettors are corroded. The hand brake drum has been removed as well as the lower cover of the torque converter and the starter motor with burnt wires. it needs a full restoration for sure.

 

Happy Motoring!

 

Dieter

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di_ch_NY56
Posted 2015-02-07 4:21 AM (#469536 - in reply to #469375)
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1960fury - 2015-02-04 12:47 AM congratulations! looks like a nice car. i do not know if it matters to you but if the car was build in january and the engine january 22 its probably not the original engine. usually the so date and engine date are about 30 days apart. at least on regular 60/61 fl's.

You might be right. From the pictures I got I assume the engine was stored under clear sky with no protection. The seller confirmed that the engine doesn't turn over.

 

Happy Motoring!

 

Dieter





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Posted 2015-02-07 9:34 AM (#469543 - in reply to #469536)
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Congrat´s to a great car at a great price! Even if it needs some tune up I am also a lucky owner of a 300 F.

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Posted 2015-02-07 1:41 PM (#469555 - in reply to #469543)
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Great find, at a good price for a restorable 300-F.
For what it's worth, the Chrysler 300 Club has a free download of the 1960 Chrysler and Imperial Ross Roy Data Book, but for some reason it doesn't cover the 300.
The link is here http://chrysler300clubinc.com/1960rossroy.pdf
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Posted 2015-02-07 3:54 PM (#469559 - in reply to #469555)
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Dieter, on your 67 Plymouth, did it have the rounded 'Sports 'top, or did it have the angled Pagoda-type roof?
Those were nice, well built automobiles!!

Do you have any photos of it?
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di_ch_NY56
Posted 2015-02-08 3:28 AM (#469589 - in reply to #469559)
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d500neil - 2015-02-06 9:54 PM Dieter, on your 67 Plymouth, did it have the rounded 'Sports 'top, or did it have the angled Pagoda-type roof? Those were nice, well built automobiles!! Do you have any photos of it?

Hi Neil

I'm afraid I do not have a picture. At that time I was a boy and the neighbor was a young adult. It was his car. Yes the roof was like every MoPar (Ply/Do) in 1967 had. Even the 1967 Dodge Coronet had the same roofline. I just could have a look at e.g. classic car trader to see if I'll find a similar car.

 

Happy Motoring

 

Dieter



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Posted 2015-02-08 3:44 AM (#469592 - in reply to #469555)
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imopar380 - 2015-02-06 7:41 PM Great find, at a good price for a restorable 300-F. For what it's worth, the Chrysler 300 Club has a free download of the 1960 Chrysler and Imperial Ross Roy Data Book, but for some reason it doesn't cover the 300. The link is here http://chrysler300clubinc.com/1960rossroy.pdf

Hello Ian

Thank you very much for your information (Ross Roy Data Book). It's very helpful. I assume it's possible that it doesn't cover the 300 F because the 300 F was IMHO not available from the very beginning of the model year.

I was keeping an eye to your Saratoga as well for a certain time. The trigger to wake up my interest on a 1960 Chrysler woke up when I had the opportunity to drive Sven's Saratoga behind the steering wheel. When I was a boy decades back I was passing a 1961 or 1962 Chrysler everey Wednesday during school time while walking to my Grand Mam's to get lunch. Long time at youtube I was watching 1961 and 1961 hardtops. For me it was sunny clear to get a hardtop again. As time was passing by the front end of the 1960 became more and more attractive. Finally the F became my dream car. I don't know when exactly, but not many weeks ago I told my friend (Sven) that I know I'll get a 300 F within a time span of 10 years. How I got the F I could write PM if you're interested.

 

Kind regards

 

Dieter

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di_ch_NY56
Posted 2015-02-08 4:07 AM (#469594 - in reply to #469543)
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60Mopars - 2015-02-06 3:34 PM Congrat´s to a great car at a great price! Even if it needs some tune up I am also a lucky owner of a 300 F. Jan in Sweden (friend to Sven)

 

Hello Jan

Thank you very much for your message. I assume it's your's F (Looking for information about a white F conv. from Texas)? During the last call we had (Sven and I) whe were eloberating the way how to get my Letter back to the road. At this time he told me about his project and within this he mentioned you as an owner of an F as well.

I'm more than very impressed about the work of Jan Fridberg. There is not that much rust preset as on convertibles of the same model year. I assume the trunk floor needs to be replaced as well as the area of the floor very close to the rockers.

Who knows if there would be an opportunity to meet you.

Kind regards

Dieter

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di_ch_NY56
Posted 2015-02-08 4:38 AM (#469595 - in reply to #469368)
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Hola friends

I reduced the size of some more pictures. What I got out as well is that my Letter was owned by a Doctor in 1974. The title was belonging to a guy in Pachevo and issued in 2008. The actual seller bought it May 2014.

 

Happy Motoring!

 

Dieter

 





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di_ch_NY56
Posted 2015-02-12 1:04 PM (#469935 - in reply to #469368)
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Finally it's completely mine. Today I got the confirmation of the bank wire transfer. The transportation I ordered. Now it's just a matter of time until my Letter will be at me.

 

Happy Motoring!

 

Dieter

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Posted 2015-02-12 1:26 PM (#469936 - in reply to #469592)
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di_ch_NY56 - 2015-02-08 12:44 AM

imopar380 - 2015-02-06 7:41 PM Great find, at a good price for a restorable 300-F. For what it's worth, the Chrysler 300 Club has a free download of the 1960 Chrysler and Imperial Ross Roy Data Book, but for some reason it doesn't cover the 300. The link is here http://chrysler300clubinc.com/1960rossroy.pdf

Hello Ian

Thank you very much for your information (Ross Roy Data Book). It's very helpful. I assume it's possible that it doesn't cover the 300 F because the 300 F was IMHO not available from the very beginning of the model year.

I was keeping an eye to your Saratoga as well for a certain time. The trigger to wake up my interest on a 1960 Chrysler woke up when I had the opportunity to drive Sven's Saratoga behind the steering wheel. When I was a boy decades back I was passing a 1961 or 1962 Chrysler everey Wednesday during school time while walking to my Grand Mam's to get lunch. Long time at youtube I was watching 1961 and 1961 hardtops. For me it was sunny clear to get a hardtop again. As time was passing by the front end of the 1960 became more and more attractive. Finally the F became my dream car. I don't know when exactly, but not many weeks ago I told my friend (Sven) that I know I'll get a 300 F within a time span of 10 years. How I got the F I could write PM if you're interested.

 

Kind regards

 

Dieter



I always wanted a 300-F as well, but I am very happy with the Saratoga, and was not ready to do a complete restoration of a car, and nice 300-Fs was out of my price range. SO as it turned out, the Saratoga fit my purposes, with some minor and medium issues to deal with, but no body work or upholstery needed. It's still a work in progress but I enjoy driving it , and have put 22,000 miles on it since 2008. We'll be taking it on another road trip this summer to a WPC Meet in Oregon, in the US. about a day's drive from here.
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di_ch_NY56
Posted 2015-02-13 12:38 PM (#469990 - in reply to #469368)
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Hello Ian

Thank you very much for your answer.

 

Always good luck with your Saratoga - I know it's very similar to the 300 F (with the exception of the trim, interior and the engine).

 

Dieter

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di_ch_NY56
Posted 2015-02-18 2:28 PM (#470378 - in reply to #469368)
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I'm asking for a drive shaft for my Letter car. Thre is a drive shaft for the 1960 Windsor, Saratoga and New Yorker with the parts number 1856 933 that doesn't fit.

For PP2, PD4 /w 85 manual trans, /w high performance, Sub., PP2, PD4, /w 3-spd Auto. Trans. Sub., PCH-300, All     1856 931. This drive shaft fits to my Letter car and Plymouth, DOdge with Sonoramic intake system.

I wish to get a drive shaft with the 1856 933 number. Thank you.

 

Dieter





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di_ch_NY56
Posted 2015-02-25 1:47 PM (#470942 - in reply to #469368)
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I'm still seeking a drive shaft for my Letter. It's really awful - nobody answered.

For the drive shaft I got some more information regarding the cars used at.
- 1960 Dodge D500 (/w 383 and ram induction)
- 1960 Plymouth with the Sonoramic commando (383 /w ram induction)
- 1960 Chrysler 300 F
- 1961 Plymouth /w 318 and Torque Flite or heavy duty 3 speed manual transmission - but beware there are to different sizes of B/T (I guess) used under the same parts number (2 3/4" and 3
1/4"). The 1961 Plymouth /w Power Flite used the standard 1960 drive shaft (1856 933 instead of 1856 931 like the 3 speed auto and 3 speed heavy duty manual).
I think there must be some cars lying around...
BTW the u-joint is the same on all 1960 cars from ChryCo. I assume the difference is the diameter of the drive shaft or the thickness of the wall of the drive shaft. I assume the 1960 Chrysler
used the 3 1/4" B/T.

Kind regards

 

Dieter

 

 

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di_ch_NY56
Posted 2015-03-02 3:16 PM (#471421 - in reply to #469368)
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The drive shaft I'm seeking (1856 931) was used in 1959 as well. Following cars with this configuration were equipped with the same drive shaft.

MP2 Plymouth with V8 engines (Belvedere, Savoy), MP2 Sub (Belvedere, Savoy Suburban) with V8 and Torqueflite

MD2 Dodge Coronet with V8 and Torqueflite

MD3 Dodge Royal, Custom Royal all or with Powerflite

MS1 De Soto Firesweep with V8 and Powerflite

All in all I assume there were few thousends of this drive shaft with the 3 1/4" b/t produced. I'm rather sure some of these cars are lying around in junk jards, e.g. with no engine and eventually no transmission but with the drive shaft still in the car.

 

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Dieter

 



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Posted 2015-03-02 3:50 PM (#471423 - in reply to #471421)
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I have a '61 4dr sedan 318/PF car. Will this car have the shaft your looking for???
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Posted 2015-03-03 2:00 PM (#471519 - in reply to #471423)
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oldwood - 2015-03-01 9:50 PM I have a '61 4dr sedan 318/PF car. Will this car have the shaft your looking for???

Hi

Thank you for your response and answer. I'm afraid no, the '61 318/PF (Powerflite car) had a different drive shaft (1856 963) with the smaller ball/trunion.

Kind regards

Dieter





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di_ch_NY56
Posted 2015-03-11 12:58 PM (#472220 - in reply to #469368)
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Since yesterday (March, Tuesday, 10th, 2015) 4:53 p.m. PST my Letter is on the way to NYC.

 

Happy Motoring!

 

Dieter

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Posted 2015-03-11 1:28 PM (#472223 - in reply to #469368)
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Posted 2015-03-11 4:10 PM (#472230 - in reply to #469368)
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I just had a phone call with a member of our forum. He was the meaning I purchased a convertible. It's not, it's a Coupe. I like the two door hardtop very much. I know it will be a long way to bring it back to close to concours state. But it's worth to do it.

 

Happy Motoring!

 

Dieter

 

BTW: at the picture you could recognise 15 inch wheels at the rear axle. Big thank you to the seller who noticed it and replaced the wheels with the wheels of a 1965 L parts car with better tires.



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di_ch_NY56
Posted 2015-03-14 6:29 AM (#472451 - in reply to #469368)
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I assume the car hauler follows mostly or directly the Interstate 80 from San Francisco to Newark/New York City. At the loading point my Letter was on the roof rack (top front position) if anybody would spot the car hauler. Any picture of car hauler or car spotters are highly appreciated.

 

Thank you!

 

Dieter



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di_ch_NY56
Posted 2015-03-17 12:52 PM (#472675 - in reply to #469368)
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This morning I got the message from the shipping company, that my Letter has arriven in NYC and is already loaded into a container. I'm waiting for pictures they promised. The departure of the vessel is scheduled for March, 25th --- this year .

 

Happy Motoring!

 

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Posted 2015-03-17 6:12 PM (#472714 - in reply to #469368)
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Must be very exciting for you

I might go down this road myself one day, but only if after the car purchase, I survive

My wife would not be happy

Wives arnt rare

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Posted 2015-03-19 1:09 PM (#472877 - in reply to #469368)
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Thank you Mike

Today I got the link from the seller with the picture collection at photo bucket. From there I took some and resized it. I'm so happy I get it with a drive shaft. I looks like it's the stock drive shaft.

 

Please enjoy the pictures

 

Take care,

 

Dieter





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di_ch_NY56
Posted 2015-03-31 2:14 PM (#473982 - in reply to #469368)
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My Letter is on the vessel now since March 28th. The vessel heads to Bremerhaven in Germany where it should arrive at the end of calendar week 15. In Switzerland the manager of the shipping company (sea fright) expects it at the end of calender week 16 or beginning of calender week 17.

Calendar week 17 is exactyl the week I planned to pick up my Beast (Chrysli) at Wizard's.... I hope I'll have a save ride back home (1500 km/ 932 mi within two days).

From calendar week 23 on I got space in a storage location for both of my FLK cars. During my season holiday I plan to start with the disassemblage of the small parts like lights, bumpers, grille, radiator and so on...

 

Happy Motoring!

 

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Posted 2015-03-31 4:25 PM (#473992 - in reply to #469368)
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Posted 2015-03-31 4:53 PM (#473996 - in reply to #473992)
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Posted 2015-04-03 1:47 PM (#474255 - in reply to #469368)
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Thank you very much to my friends in Sweden.

Today - few minutes ago - I got the confirmation that my Letter would ride inside the container until it's in Basel. Even though the container will be unloaded from the vessel in Bremerhaven, Germany.

 

Happy Easter Season!

 

Dieter

 

BTW: from the original sized pictures (e.g. 1110) I could recognise that even the starter motor is still attached to the bellhouse and that both exhaust pipes are looking more like cut than broken after the bandage. Nice to see are the lines of the transmission cooler forth and back to the transmission and - I've never saw a reinforced rear suspension on a 300 F like my Letter shows. The reinforcement looks more like from an Imperial or a station wagon with special order. I don't know if there was a special option available like that for a 300 F/G. I try to keep it like it is, but refreshed, freed from rust and recolored.



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60Mopars
Posted 2015-04-03 2:59 PM (#474259 - in reply to #469368)
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I bet you are counting the days until you can pick it up. My F also has something similar on the rear springs. Don´t know if it´s some aftermarket stuff or not. Maybe you can take a look at my F when you´re going to Sven to pick up your 56? I live about an hour or so from Sven. My F is a coupé partially restored to a nice driver 25 years ago.
Happy Easter!
Jan
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Posted 2015-04-03 7:16 PM (#474276 - in reply to #469368)
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Part of that extra stuff is aftermarket helper springs.

http://www.amazon.com/Superior-11-1020-Helper-Spring-Capacity/dp/B0...
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Posted 2015-04-06 10:50 AM (#474506 - in reply to #474259)
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60Mopars - 2015-04-02 8:59 PM I bet you are counting the days until you can pick it up. My F also has something similar on the rear springs. Don´t know if it´s some aftermarket stuff or not. Maybe you can take a look at my F when you´re going to Sven to pick up your 56? I live about an hour or so from Sven. My F is a coupé partially restored to a nice driver 25 years ago. Happy Easter! Jan

Hi Jan

Thank you very much. I was discussing with Sven about a visit to yours. I'm interested so see your F as well. I don't know if the picture I got from Sven few weeks ago with his JoseFin, a white 57 or 58 Plymouth convertible, a white F and a red or brown 60 or 61 Plymouth station wagon in front of his home - the F is yours? The picture was taken back in May 2010.

Actually the most difficult part to find or get are new or NOS brake return springs for 3 platform 12" brakes for all four corners. ----> but I found a source.... Kanter. I ordered a set and I'll see if they would fit...

 

Happy Easter to you as well!

 

Dieter



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Posted 2015-04-06 10:55 AM (#474507 - in reply to #474276)
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jimntempe - 2015-04-03 1:16 AM Part of that extra stuff is aftermarket helper springs. http://www.amazon.com/Superior-11-1020-Helper-Spring-Capacity/dp/B0...

Thanks a lot. Yes these helper springs are looking quite similar. I don't know why there are helper springs installed. Might be that one owner wanted to get a firmer ride. But in my opinion it doesn't make sense without reinforcing the front suspension (e.g. thicker torsion bars and / or stronger sway bar).

 

Happy Easter!

 

Dieter

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Posted 2015-04-08 1:58 PM (#474765 - in reply to #469368)
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Actually the vessel it at Rotterdam since April 7th, 23:15h UTC. The draught from New York to Amsterdam was 9.6 meter. From Amsterdam to Rotterdam 10.6 meter. Actually the labor workers at Rotterdam port apparently are unloading some containers. The current draught is 10.1 meter.

Planned is that the container containing my Letter will be unloaded from the vessel in Bremerhaven and the container is expected in Switzerland between April 17th and April 21th. It's exactly the day I'll take the airplane to Kobenhagen to enter the train to visit Wizard. I think I'm going to ask if the shipping company will keep my Letter until I'm back in Switzerland (around April 24th or 25th).

 

Happy Motoring!

 

Dieter

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Posted 2015-04-09 5:37 PM (#474868 - in reply to #469368)
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Finally the vessel has arriven Bremerhaven. Now the employees are unloading the containers from the vessel. I hope with no damage because IMHO the employees are very experienced.

 

I'm very eager to see my Letter. But I got a time conflict with my journey to Sven. I hope I could visit the shipping company prior or after the journey to be at the company when they are unloading my Letter.

 

Take care my friends,

 

Dieter



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Posted 2015-04-12 5:54 AM (#475173 - in reply to #469368)
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A wonderful movie about my Letter - Bob Rodger, Chef Engineer is introducing the 300 F.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=q9rHA-1BiCQ

Happy Motoring!

 

Dieter

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Posted 2015-04-12 3:17 PM (#475224 - in reply to #469559)
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d500neil - 2015-02-06 9:54 PM Dieter, on your 67 Plymouth, did it have the rounded 'Sports 'top, or did it have the angled Pagoda-type roof? Those were nice, well built automobiles!! Do you have any photos of it?

 

Hi Neil

Specially for you I searched for 1967 Plymouth Fury III. Instead I got pictures of a 1967 Sport Fury (floor mounted shifter instead of a steering column mounted shifter of the TorqueFlite). But IMHO the body is the same from what I'm remembering.

 

Happy Motoring!

 

Dieter





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Posted 2015-04-27 6:07 AM (#476752 - in reply to #469368)
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My Letter is now in Switzerland. This morning I got the original title and the message from the shipping company, that my Letter is available to pick up at any time (during business hours I assume).

It's just a matter of time until the road assistance company (where my former neighbor is employed at) will find time to transport it to me.

Happy Motoring,

 

Dieter



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Posted 2015-04-27 6:23 AM (#476755 - in reply to #469368)
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Your like an expectant father

I hope it all turns out excellent for you

I was the same waiting for my dodge to turn up




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Posted 2015-04-28 9:42 AM (#476834 - in reply to #469368)
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Dieter,
Congratulations!

Are any of the parts from a '62 regular 300 hardtop shared with yours? I am parting out one, so if you need anything, let me know.
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Posted 2015-04-28 5:45 PM (#476862 - in reply to #469368)
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Thank you Brad for your offer. I'll see what is common and what I need starting at June 2015. Do you have time to wait a little bit?

 

Today I met my Letter. It is packed in plastic to protect it. Through the plastic I noticed that the drivers door window is closed and at the trunk lid the medaillon is missing. It was present at the time of the loading in San Jose. Because it is packed in plastic and one (most probabely the upper one) door hinge is missing at the drivers door I couldn't get access to the passenger compartment to look after it. I give a very low chance that the medaillon is in the car... but it could be that it got lost during the transport on the car hauler (low chance).

The fuel neck door at the back works better than in my Beast (no squeezing). The metal sheet under the door looks like new.

From the seller I got the message that one door hinge was bent. He removed it and didn't get a replacement in the right time. But he could get it either and will send it to me.

 

Happy Motoring!

 

Dieter

 

BTW: Stealing people (thieves) are no friends at all

 

 



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