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    WANTED wanted: windshield gasket for 1963 Chrysler 300 Convertible

    Thanks for the info again. There is another wrinkle though... I talked with my installer. Says the old windshield was "glued into the gasket" and that's why the old gasket has to be destroyed. The issue is that he is unwilling to use a gasket that came off of a parts car, due to age... simply...
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    WANTED wanted: windshield gasket for 1963 Chrysler 300 Convertible

    OK then, $1000 bounty on this gasket in good condition (original gasket, none of the repros that allegedly were made for a short time and didn't really fit). I have absolutely no place to store an entire parts car. Polishing the glass won't work because it's just as pitted and scratched on the...
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    WANTED wanted: windshield gasket for 1963 Chrysler 300 Convertible

    OK, I looked through some online parts manuals (thank god for jholst.net Chrysler 300 Resources Page)... appears the early 60s windshield gaskets are common through "like" chrysler models, that is 4-doors vs coupes/verts. Is your 61 gasket out of a coupe/vert?
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    WANTED wanted: windshield gasket for 1963 Chrysler 300 Convertible

    I've also seen that written in one post, but I was then told over the phone by one of the well-known repop shops that this wasn't the case. Do your 63 vert parts cars have intact gaskets that could be removed or are their windshields already out? If the latter, is there a chance you could...
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    WANTED wanted: windshield gasket for 1963 Chrysler 300 Convertible

    I already have the new glass from another vendor but I'll email him asking about the gasket. But I don't have high hopes as every company that seems to produce these has already told me to pound sand. The good news is I don't NEED to replace the windshield, it's not actually cracked but just...
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    WANTED wanted: windshield gasket for 1963 Chrysler 300 Convertible

    Called everybody with no luck. Name your price.
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    heater box dual-port actuators?

    I gave up... the new heater switch also leaks vacuum, and the Ram actuators I planned on using are also not available (despite being advertised as such on eBay). I also noticed the heater valve on my car had its family jewels lopped off and the internal bits welded to be fully open; the hot/cool...
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    heater box dual-port actuators?

    After staring at more pictures of Dodge Ram actuator 04882286 I'm more confident they can be modified as I want... each of the 1963 actuators has a differently-shaped "arm" that can be cutoff and I hope JB-welded to the arm of 04882286. (If only I knew how to actually weld, sigh.) I ordered a...
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    heater box dual-port actuators?

    So, I have a 1963 Chrysler 300. The heater switch and box all work except the three vacuum actuators on the box are junk, which explains why the PO had the incoming vacuum source disconnected (they leak). These are dual-port actuators, part 2277091. They don't seem reproduced, and the couple of...
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    WANTED 1963 Chrysler 300 convertible front bumper

    Not the grille, the chrome bumper that holds the front license plate and wraps around the front corners. Any condition as long as it's not mangled.
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    WTB: 62/63 Imperial 2-door

    Thanks guys but I'm off the market. God told me an Imperial wasn't in the cards and I listened. (Got thrown out of one apparently fake dealership by an asshole salesman who wouldn't let me inspect a car for more than five minutes, and got accused of being a scammer by some paranoid guy selling...
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    WTB: 62/63 Imperial 2-door

    Has to be in great condition with no (non-trivial) rust, great paint -- in other words, no projects. I know they're rare but figured I would try, maybe someone is sitting on one and just hasn't had the energy to sell yet. Would actually prefer a coupe since I don't need a vert and they are much...
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    1963 Chrysler 300 disc brake conversion

    Nope, no remote brake booster. And no body tag. So it looks like a Frankenstein with no verifiable originality. Is it 100% for sure that a non-letter '63 300 would have come with a body tag from the factory? And where exactly would it be? I found one site that insists it's on the door post and...
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    1963 Chrysler 300 disc brake conversion

    I'm getting the picture of the body tag this week. I'm more familiar with fender tags on later Mopars so I'm not sure what I'll be looking at, but I'll do my best to decode it and try to figure out what is original on this car and what isn't. No build sheet unfortunately. The car is meticulously...
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    1963 Chrysler 300 disc brake conversion

    Wow. I was just browsing the 1963 Chrysler service manual someone had uploaded to a site and came upon a section describing the "C300J remote power brake" that is basically what you described. For some reason I assumed the car I'm looking at wouldn't have it (perhaps because it's a non-letter)...
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    1963 Chrysler 300 disc brake conversion

    It looks like Magnum Force packages Wilwood into a kit for these cars: Mopar Early Chrysler Dodge Desoto front brake kit for stock Drum Spindle 57-64 Found some tech articles on some 300-specific web sites where people had used this. However, there is a complication... I suspect the reason...
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    1963 Chrysler 300 disc brake conversion

    I also read a thread where somebody suggests the brake pedal needs to change also if you go from manual to power. :( However there are some people who are fans of manual disc brakes. It seems like that would be a simpler conversion. Any thoughts there? Seems like that could be a simpler first...
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    1963 Chrysler 300 disc brake conversion

    Leeds has a kit that claims support for '63 Dodge Polara. Any chance some or all of those components would work here? Mopar B & E Body Front Disc Brake Conversion Kit, Original 4 Piston
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