RE: [Chrysler300] More C300 Brake system help
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RE: [Chrysler300] More C300 Brake system help

I guess that's not terrible. I spent about 300 on the kits from Harmon Industries, the only company that reproduces the parts that are needed to rebuild these one-year-only setups, AFAIK.

From: Jim Jungwirth [mailto:jk-jungw@xxxxxxxxxxx]
Sent: Wednesday, June 24, 2020 9:56 PM
To: Ron Waters; Chrysler300@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx
Subject: Re: [Chrysler300] More C300 Brake system help


 I was quoted $385 for master cylinder and booster rebuilding. If the master needs a sleeve, it's $89 more. Not sure about how much various finishes cost. Haven't gotten that far yet.


From: Ron Waters <ronbo97@xxxxxxxxxxx>
Sent: Wednesday, June 24, 2020 8:42 PM
To: 'Jim Jungwirth' <jk-jungw@xxxxxxxxxxx>; Chrysler300@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx <Chrysler300@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
Subject: RE: [Chrysler300] More C300 Brake system help
The brake line kit should be the same for NYer and C300. And Desoto, for that matter. I can't vouch for the quality or how well the Classic Tube lines fit. I made my own, using the originals as a pattern. My original booster is a light iridescent gold color. Master is 'surface rust colored'. :)
Just much does Karps charge for the rebuild of the 55 master cylinder and booster ?

From: Chrysler300@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx [mailto:Chrysler300@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx] On Behalf Of Jim Jungwirth jk-jungw@xxxxxxxxxxx [Chrysler300]
Sent: Wednesday, June 24, 2020 8:42 PM
To: Chrysler300@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx
Subject: [Chrysler300] More C300 Brake system help

Hello all,

 I posted a couple of months ago about where to get the booster and master cylinder rebuilt for my '55. I bought both of those from Larry Bledsoe recently and he sent those items to Karps Power Brake Service to get rebuilt. Question is - what finish is supposed to be on those items? I'm not after show car-type bling. 
 From pictures online, I see the booster color as silver, light gold, medium gold to match the air cleaner. I assume the master cylinder is a natural finish.

Wondering if anyone sells a kit for the wheel cylinders and shoes or is it best to buy them separately. Some eBay vendors have the wheel cylinders and hoses sold together. Does the 300 have different brakes or can I get a kit for another Chrysler car that will work?

Lastly, I'm also wondering if the brake line kit from Classic Tube for the 1955-56 New Yorker will work for my 300.Or if  someone else sells a 300 specific kit.

Thanks in advance for your help.



Posted by: "Ron Waters" <ronbo97@xxxxxxxxxxx>

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