The Electronic Newsletter of the Chrysler 300 Club International
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Tenth Issue September 13, 2013
In This Issue
Club Events
Feature Stories
Tech Articles
Video Corner
Members Say
Final Thought
Chrysler 300 Club International
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Benson, MD., 21018

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I used to be a banker
but then I lost interest.
A boy asks his father:
'Dad, where did my intelligence come from?'
The father replied
'Well, son, you must have got it from your mother,
because I still have mine.'
Edition number ten of the 300 "e" news kicks off with a word from our club president Jim Krausmann.
Perhaps you noticed the last E-News (#9) had a new section in Feature Stories called Blasts from the Past . These are stories from our early newsletters, some of which have been updated with color photos and comments. In this issue, we have four almost NOS articles that I think you will enjoy. Gloria Moon writes about her introduction to 300's, Gil Cunningham has an epic tale of survival in the Colorado wilderness hunting 300's, Chick Kramer writes a first person experience with a fuel injected 300D and Duane Debutts pens a love story that any 300 nut can relate to. For me, Blasts from the Past is a great way to re-live the days of old, as well as inspiring me to take on new adventures. Enjoy!
This newsletter is for you. Your opinions are always welcome and you can click here for the feedback form.
Club Events

Click here for the Meet Event Report from Blacksburg, Virginia. We have coverage of the cars, the people, the events, and videos.
Our thanks to host Thomas DeBusk for a great meet.
Click here for Pete Fitch's report of Chryslers At Carlisle.
Spring 2014. Celebrate the 50th birthday of the 300K with our annual spring meet June 11-14, 2014 in Uncasville, Connecticut.
Our location is close to New England attractions such as; Mohegan Sun Casino and shopping center, Nautilus Museum, Mystic Seaport & Aquarium and many more beautiful areas.
Our host hotel is the Microtel Inn & Suites, 1954 Norwich New London Turnpike (rte. 32), Uncasville, CT 06382. The hotel phone: 860-367-0880, the rate: $92.00 plus applicable taxes. Mention Chrysler 300 Club to get this rate. You can come early and stay late for this rate. We will have more details of events and activities in the next newsletters.
Future Meets:
Fall 2014 in the White Sands area of New Mexico. Hosted by Bill Allen, September 17 - 21, 2014 at the Fairfield Inn and Suites Marriott of Alamogordo, NM.
Spring 2015 OPEN.
Fall 2015 in Macungie, PA, hosted by Mark Souders, Tony Rinaldi, and Tony Bevacqua. August 5-9, 2015 for a Joint Meet celebrating the 60th Anniversary of the Chrysler 300 Marque.

For more information, contact our meet coordinator Ray Jones at
Blasts From The Past
From newsletters of the 1970's and 80's, here are stories that haven't seen the
light of day for years and deserve another look.
My 300 Story
by Gloria Moon

The Lost is Found
by Gil Cunningham

Trials & Tribulations of a "300" Nut
by Chic Kramer

Love At First Sight
by Duane DeButts

In the next issue of 300 "e" news , Blasts From The Past will present
a finless G and Larry Jett discusses the MOTLC.
New Feature Story
The L and Grandchildren
by Doug Mayer

Tech Articles

Heater Valve Replacement
J, Ram K Plug Wires
Bumper bolt removal. If you have bumper bolts that look like they aren't going to come loose without a wrestle, consider this: don't even try to loosen them. Tighten them instead and they should snap off with much less time and effort.

We are looking for new technical articles. Please send whatever you think is helpful to

Video Corner
From our Blacksburg meet, take a ride with Noel Hastalis
and meet The Chrysler Rangers.

We also have two videos from Don Verity:
1) The 1996 Meet In North Carolina, 8 minutes

2) Our trip to the Richard Petty Museum, 1996 Meet In North Carolina, 9 minutes
Members Say
This section is for you. Write us with whatever might be on your mind.
If you like picture puzzles, here are new ones. We have a picture of a red H on a summer day, a pair of 55s at night, and a not-so-easy puzzle of the K grille.

How about a crossword puzzle? It has been a while since we had one. Click here for one created by Don Warnaar in 1975.
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This photo is from 1976. Who are they?
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Also from 1976, do you know who this is?
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This photo is from 1982. Do you know who they are and where the car is today?

Answers in the next 300 "e" news.
Final Thought

Bill Leahy is at it again!