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1936 Chrysler Airstream C7 owners?

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I've recently have had trouble with the brakes on my 1936 Chrysler airstream. I found replacements on the internet, but they were the incorrect Chrysler used a 11' shoe on this car called a #98 they changed the design after WW2 and, they are not interchangeable. A gentleman in Michigan manufactures the correct ones for the pre war cars

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Good evening:

I am located in Southern Oregon, and just had a 1936 Chrysler Airstream C7 Business Coupe delivered to me from Utah.

I saw the car advertised in Hemmings motor news back in November (last). Not seeing the car in person until it arrived made me a little nervous as to the real condition of the car. I have been really blown away by the original condition of this car. Other than the original color of car being changed, its never been touched. What really has me wondering is the original paint on the firewall and the inner trunk area is olive green (Drab). It’s definitely military!! All numbers match, and nothing seems to have been removed or added to the old girl. The mileage shows 34,060 miles. The interior is original. The underside of the chassis is incredibly nice. I would love to find out the history of where this car spent most of its life. The person I bought it from, found it somewhere in Montana. Any help with finding parts for future problems would would be greatly appreciated.

best regards 

Ray Johnson 

Grants Pass, Oregon 

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Welcome to the forum and you sure picked a great car! I live south of you in Phoenix, near Medford and would love to see your car. I will have to get out and up to Grants Pass. Go here to see the original color choices for your coupe. I see a couple of "Olive Drab" style colors there....http://www.autocolorlibrary.com/aclchip.aspx?image=1936-Chrysler-pg01.jpg

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Great! Thanks for the reply. I will check out the link you attached.😃

I have been into cars since I was in the 7th grade (1966). This is my 1st Chrysler. I had a 1937 Plymouth 4Dr Sedan in high school.

paid $175.00. My main cars were Model A’s. Now days I am more comfortable with the cars in the mid 30’s. 

Ray 

Grants Pass 

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