1961 Chrysler 300G # 8413198509
Owner : John Hertog - Crossram Motors (*)
In late September 1999, just back from the Club's Fall meet in California, I heard about a 300G that was offered for sale. It turned out to be quite an interesting car, even though I didn't know this when I set out on the 600+ mile trek to go take a look at it....
Here's the story of # 8413198509, as best as I have been able to track it down. Please click on the following links, and enjoy the story !
MOPAR COLLECTOR'S GUIDE - FEATURE CAR !
MOPAR ACTION - FEATURE CAR !
My thanks to the following - in no particular order :
Walt Chevarria - who just won't stop the bodywork 'til he has it right !
Russ Vaughan - master engine builder
Don Verity - master tranny builder
Plitt Ford - yet another perfect paint job !
Gary Goers - how could we restore our cars without you ?
Bob Haag - the Rock of Gibraltar. Thanks, Bob.
AIH Chrome - another perfect bumper
Iverson Automotive - for straightening out and restoring to perfection crunched-up moldings
Jeff Carter - wonderful instrument restoration
Jack Rose - for the grille
Allstate Carburetor - look at 'em carbs !
Bob Jasinski - look at that battery !
Andy Mikonis, Pete Fitch, Bob Merritt, Gil Cunningham, George Riehl, John Doyle, and all the other friends and Chrysler 300 Club International, Inc. members, for their moral and tech support.
Dr. Golden, Okey Moffatt, Doug Ore, and Tommy Robertson - the previous owners .
(*) Before he died in 2008, John sold Golden. The car received excellent care from subsequent owners. It was featured at the Mecum auction in 2010: