1958-1962 Chrysler-Plymouth Air Filters Help Your Car Perform Better Than New

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K&N E-1959 Replacement Air Filter for the Chrysler 300 and Plymouth Fury

Designed to work with original equipment vehicle electronics, the K&N E-1959 Replacement Air Filter is backed by a Million Mile Limited Warranty.

Originally produced for non-consumer purposes, the 1958 Chrysler 300 became the first American vehicle to generate 300 horsepower. It was actually a second-generation model, which covered the 1957-1958 model years. The engine featured 10.0:1 compression, stronger pistons, and new camshaft and valve timing. There was also a 392 Hemi engine available that included new technology and electronic fuel injection that produced 390 horsepower.

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Chrysler also produced the 300 Series “Letter Car,” a high performance luxury vehicle, from 1955 to 1965. A 300D was debuted in 1958. A 340 cubic-inch overhead V8 engine powered the vehicle, which also featured four-wheel power-assisted hydraulic brakes. The 300E came out in 1959 and was powered by a new 413 cubic-inch wedge V8, which produced 380 horsepower. The 1960 model was designated the 300F, which included a new 413 cubic inch wedge engine that delivered 375 horsepower. This vehicle included a special “cross-ram” intake manifold that helped boost power at lower and mid RPMs. In addition, Chrysler produced a special 400-horsepower version for competition.

The 1961 version was labeled the 300G. Powered by the same engine that ran the 300F, this model went through a restyle that included an inverted grille and quad headlights, formerly side-by-side, were angled inward at the bottom. The fins in the rear of the vehicle were made sharper. The taillights, which were previously on the fins, were moved to a location below the fins. The fins were gone when the 300H was introduced in 1962. Chrysler also introduced a 300 sport series that year that included three models –- a two- and four-door hardtop and a convertible. An inline dual 4-barrel carb engine was standard on the H.

The Plymouth Fury was introduced as a sub-series of the Plymouth Belvedere from 1956 through 1958. The model was sold only as a sandstone white two-door hardtop with gold anodized aluminum trim in 1956 and 1957. In 1958 it was offered in only Buckskin Beige with gold anodized aluminum trim. A 318 cubic-inch V-8 engine that produced 290-horsepower powered the vehicle. A 350 cubic-inch with two 4-bbl carburetors that generated 305 horsepower was offered as an option.

To many car enthusiasts who collect or like to read about old cars, the Chrysler 300 and Plymouth Fury are classics. For example, 1958 Chrysler 300D models sold at classic car auctions for $140,250 in 2007 and $203,500 in 2010.

A 1958 Plymouth Fury was featured in the 1982 Stephen King movie Christine.

Of course, owners of these cars would like to keep them in pristine condition and performing like new. K&N filters offers the K&N E-1959 air filter for these classic vehicles. The air filter is designed to increase horsepower and acceleration and can go up to 50,000 miles before cleaning, under normal highway driving conditions. They are washable, reusable, and designed to install into the car’s existing factory air box. Exchanging a new K&N E-1959 air filter for an old, worn out air filter is an easy process. Simply remove the old filter and drop in the E-1959 air filter.

The filter offers high airflow with exceptional filtration because of the way it is constructed. It features four to six layers of cotton gauze media sandwiched between two aluminum wire screens. The cotton media is treated with a specially formulated oil that will help the cotton gauze capture impurities before reaching your engine.

K&N also offers an air filter cleaning kit, which is formulated to clean the air filter and restore its filtration efficiency. That means that the air filter can be reused over and over again and may be the only air filter you will ever need to buy. The kit includes bottles of air filter cleaner and air filter oil and the oil is available in an aerosol or squeeze bottle formula.

K&N is so sure that the air filter can provide what’s described here that it backs it with an unprecedented 10-Year/Million Mile Limited Warranty.

The K&N E-1959 air filter will fit the following Chrysler 300 and Plymouth Fury models.
1962 CHRYSLER 300 413 V8 CARB - 2x4 barrel
1959 CHRYSLER 300 413 V8 CARB
1958 CHRYSLER 300 392 V8 CARB

You can view all the air intakes that K&N makes for the Chrysler 300 at the Air Intake Systems for the Chrysler 300 page and all the air filters that K&N makes for these vehicles at the Air Filters for the Chrysler 300 and Air Filters for the Plymouth Fury pages. You can view all the K&N performance products for any vehicle by using the Search by Vehicle tool and you can find a local K&N retailer by plugging your location into the K&N Dealer Search as well.


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K&N Engineering in Riverside California is the world's leading manufacturer of washable performance air filters and air intake systems. K&N invented the reusable high flow cotton air filter in 1969 and has been perfecting the technology ever since. K&N is a world class filtration company selling air filters, oil filters, and intakes in over 50 countries. K&N sells over 5,000 products designed for cars, trucks, motorcycles, engines, and industrial applications. From their Million Mile Warranty to their Consumer Protection Pledge, K&N stands behind their products and their consumers 100%. The distinctive K&N logo represents performance from one of the original performance companies. For more information, visit