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Touring the Walter P. Chrysler Museum with an engine man

In 2010, Pete Hagenbuch, who worked on the most famed powerplants in Chrysler's history, guided a small group of Allpar members through the Walter P. Chrysler Museum. This is what he said and what we saw.

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First floor: The Museum, Walter P. Chrysler, Airflow, early Plymouth; Bantam Jeep, DeSoto Six, early Hudson, corporate history, Power Wagon

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First floor continued:
1948 Town & Country, 1951 New Yorker, Road Runner and Viper, Chrysler Special, Hudson Hornet


Early engines: airplate Hemi V16, Floating Power, five-engine tank driver

Second floor: Stress models, K-cars, 2.2 Turbo, Cross-Ram Wedge, and test cells

Second floor: Chrysler 300 and 300G, Dodge Custom Royal Lancer D-500, Hemi and Poly, 300 and Fury, Dodge Main, Cordoba, minivans, FirePower

Basement: Racing Vipers, LeMans racing car, Willys, La Femme, PPG Pace Car, Dodge trucks, and more

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Also see the nearby Ver Hage Chrysler Museum, the final (normal public) day of the Walter P. Chrysler Museum, and a 2016 photo tour from the "final final" day.


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