Re: [Chrysler300] 300g convertible on eBay
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Re: [Chrysler300] 300g convertible on eBay

Agree with that . That incorrect alternator puts out more Amps , probably rewired  for two wire field electronic  regulator  . ( horrors) Good idea if you are going to drive it with AC and headlights. 💡I think you are right , the concourse originals are really wonderful , love to see them, but so are reliable attractive drivers without original gasoline,  brake fluid and battery acid. 
I have noticed that many in our hobby , most vocal about all original,  casting numbers , etc inherited a car that was never touched , — so sort of by accident end up with original pieces. Things wrong / worn become “patina” . The extent of work in that situation was to buy a car cover or tires and a sales brochure. And those behind cars like this one may have really  done the work to bring them back — they are the other pole of that. I would submit those who save one from the junkyard with actual hard work should be given the kudos deserved . 300 club is not so divided -as we see each other’s goal . Chevy guys get rabid on this stuff; ( wow a matching numbers 283! Hose clamps at correct angle !one of 600,000) . But to each his own   . One could replace the powerful optima with a fake mopar , get right alternator (35 amps!) and battery cable for  under 300 $ .  But if rust is really fixed right , ground up , is it worth 99700? The  Better question ? ( To me , a better car than a perfect untouched original with “ just a little rust starting in the floor, or over the rear wheels)   . And price is better too— usually .  
I have a perfect F , never touched , all the stickers etc ; I did nothing but buy it 45 years ago . Other cars I fixed , sometimes from rusty wrecks. I like those more...  
— not adamant about anything , interesting issue. 
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On 11 Aug 2019, at 5:33 am, 'Henry Schleimer' henry.schleimer@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx [Chrysler300] <Chrysler300-noreply@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx> wrote:

I didn’t see anywhere in the ad that this claimed to be a concourse car...  I have seen 300G convertibles advertised for $190k.  Surely this is a matter of negotiation between the seller and potential buyer. 


I have spent many years and $ restoring my car - but only to a level I am satisfied with.  I intend to drive it – not put it in a museum.  I am never going to put my car into concourse judging or any car show for that matter.  I know what is “wrong” with it better than some stranger walking up to it for the first time and certainly better than someone looking at a few photos over the internet.


If someone walked up to my car and said it didn’t have the correct battery in it, ignoring all the work it took to save it from a rusting wreck, they would be leaving with my boot print on their pants.


My two cents worth.






From: Chrysler300@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx [mailto:Chrysler300@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx] On Behalf Of 'David Schwandt' finsruskw@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx [Chrysler300]
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Subject: RE: [Chrysler300] 300g convertible on eBay



One would think for 100K it would at least have the correct battery, cables and alternator.

And what’s up with the b lack data tag and VIN plate screwed on w/phillips head screws??

From: Chrysler300@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx [mailto:Chrysler300@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx] On Behalf Of John Lyons john@xxxxxxxxxxxxxx [Chrysler300]
Sent: Friday, August 09, 2019 8:47 AM
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Subject: [Chrysler300] 300g convertible on eBay


Here is the link:

Looks like serious rust repair particularly in the passenger side rocker. Seeing the data play was clearing rotting. Usually last area to rust and I’ve seen a few on unrestored cars. Lots of rust always present.

The forward look logo with the word ‘deluxe’ on the heater core is interesting.

Tough call. My opinion, he asking between restorable and high retail and the car is honestly one not too well restored (or I’d have to see a lot more images with better resolution to think otherwise).

Probably $65k as it sits. Twice that to correct and properly restore the car.

Inspect before buying!!!!

John Lyons

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