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  1. Congratulations on getting the engine running. It's been a long hard journey, but I know the feeling when it runs for the first time. I don't know how much you were quoted for the front fenders in Germany, but I would consider them if I was you. Greg
  2. Send me an email to Impconsent@aol.com. I may have a lead on some parts you need. Greg Biskey
  3. Steve's has done all my cars. First class jobs. Greg
  4. Your exhaust manifold is three pieces, the center throat and one piece that fastens to each side. I have the two outer pieces, from a 38 Imperial. The center piece I had was broken. If you are interested in the two pieces I have, let me know. Thanks, Greg
  5. I just saw your post. I have the bearing and the collar, if you need an extra.
  6. I have never seen one like that on any early Chryslers. It is probably one that was made by someone. They did a good job.
  7. I also recommend Doorsills. He has made sills for many of my cars. Greg
  8. The 36 C-8 is one of Chrysler's finest. You have a rare beauty. Take extra good care of it. Parts are relatively hard to find for these cars so don't throw any old parts away that you don't re-use. Also, my main reason for writing this is to tell you to take EXTRA care of the running board rubber. Nobody reproduces that pattern anymore. I have searched for over ten years to no avail. The only options I have found is paying for new molds to be made at great expense. That is the hardest item to replace on your car, so again, take care of those rubbers. Greg Biskey "The Old Chrys
  9. Bumping this ad. My friend would like to sell the car. Make an offer.
  10. Black wheels would be proper on a black car. They look nice in my opinion. Greg
  11. Where are you located? I am in Minnesota. My upholstery shop did my 32 CH Imperial for around $3500, labor only. I bought my material from SMS, and I don't remember what that ran, but it wasn't that bad as I recall. Send them your samples, if they are for sure original pieces, and they will match them better than anyone else. Greg
  12. And then there's me. I am so loyal to Chrysler that I won't even buy a Dodge or Plymouth. That 31 Chrysler coupe is better than any Packard or Auburn in my eyes. And although you may not agree, it is more rare. There are more Packards and Auburns and even Duesenbergs than there are early thirties Chryslers, especially the big Imperials. The early thirties Chrysler eights are some of the most underrated cars in their vintage, both in engineering and in beauty. Just my two cents worth. Obviously, I am biased.
  13. I think what Keiser was referring to was on the Chrysler, the car contained very little wood. The 31 Chrysler only contains wood where interior trim pieces need to be attached, and of course across the top opening. The basic structure of the car was not wood, like a lot of cars in the day, but made of steel.
  14. My friend has a 1960 Chrysler Saratoga two door hardtop for sale. The car has a lot of rust on the rockers, floor, and headlight areas. It is complete and does run. He is looking for $3500.00. Email me at Impconsent@aol.com if interested. Car is in Minneapolis, Minnesota. Greg Biskey
  15. The bluegreen color shown by Gunsmoke is indeed the correct color for eight cylinder cars from 31 to 33, both standard eights and Imperial eights. However, the four and six cylinder engines prior to 1930 were finished in black. This is according to specs put out by the WPC Club in 1994.
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