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Chrysler to schools: Crush Vipers

This unique early Viper coupe at South Puget Sound Community College in Olympia, Wash., was ordered to be destroyed by Fiat-Chrysler.

This unique early Viper coupe at South Puget Sound Community College in Olympia, Wash., was ordered to be destroyed by Fiat-Chrysler. Their explanation. More »

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New brake booster has Saratoga ready to roll again

The original brake booster unit in this 1957 Chrysler Saratoga needed to be replaced. Inevitably, rubber pieces wear out through time, and a Mopar unit is basically a rubber accordion that moves back and forth as the brake pedal is used.

The original brake booster unit in this 1957 Chrysler Saratoga needed to be replaced. Follow these steps to give your car a boost. More »

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Backroads with Kenny: Chasing Chryslers

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For years, people have been requesting documentation of retired Old Cars Weekly Research Editor Kenny Buttolph’s knowledge and adventures. This is the first installment in what we expect to be a series. More »

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Salvage yard adds Chrysler 300s, Eldorados, other ’50s treasures

This gold-and-white De Soto Adventurer two-door hardtop was one of many desirable 1950s cars in the 250-car stash acquired by French Lake Auto Parts (FLAP) in Annandale, Minn. This example is not the only Adventurer that was purchased by FLAP.

A 250-vehicle collection has landed in a Minnesota salvage yard, featuring everything from a 1957 Cadillac Eldorado Brougham to a 1956 De Soto Adventurer. More »

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Optioned Out: A well-appointed 1932 Chrysler Eight

With 3,198 sold, the five-passenger sedan was by far the most popular of the five 1932 Chrysler Eight models. Owner Bob Wagner duplicated the factory-optional stone guards on the V-shaped radiator grille of his car.

There’s nothing like being in the right place at the right time. Just ask Bob Wagner – owner of a well-appointed 1932 Chrysler Eight. More »

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Museum to close; Chrysler Group buys collection

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AUBURN HILLS, Mich. – The Walter P. Chrysler Museum will close at year’s end, following years of fundraising challenges and operating at a deficit. The museum will merge with The Chrysler Foundation effective Dec. 31. Subsequently, the museum’s historic collection … More »

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Car of the Week: 1948 Chrysler Town and Country convertible

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In 2010, Ken Buttolph had the chance to buy back the 1948 Chrysler Town and Country he first purchased in the early 1960s, and he didn’t hesitate. “When the [owner] died, it was in the will for them to offer it to me first,” he said. More »

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Chrysler Group dedicates World Trade Center artifact on 9/11

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The UAW/Chrysler Local 412 Veterans Committee will hold a commemorative ceremony today dedicating a piece of steel from the World Trade Centers in honor of those who lost their lives in the 9/11 attacks. More »

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Car of the Week: 1964 Plymouth Fury convertible

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Ray Diedrick is a pretty laid back kind of guy. So when he decided to tackle his first convertible project and breathe some life into an old, worn-out 1964 Plymouth Fury, he didn’t get too nervous or worried. More »

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Car of the Week: 1927 Chrysler five-passenger coach

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Pedro Aguilera tried his best to hide his excitement the first time he laid eyes on his 1927 Chrysler. The Port St. Lucie, Fla., resident had no intentions that fateful day four years ago of shopping for a pre-war Chrysler — or a Chrysler of any vintage for that matter — but it was love at first sight. More »

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