Classifieds

This Page offers non- Club members a look at the Classified Ads published in our most recent back-issue of the Club's magazine The Adventures.  (current displayed ads are from our Sept-Oct '15 issue)

 

The Trustees of the National DeSoto Club, Inc. (NDC), are NOT responsible for the quality, accuracy, etc., of the items listed on this page.  The items listed here are done so in the hope that someone will obtain a De Soto or a De Soto part at a fair price and in the condition described.  If the NDC Trustees and/or the NDC’s web-master determines that someone is not being truthful in their advertising, then that person’s ad(s) will be removed and his/her posting privileges may be denied.

 

Cars For Sale

 

1939 Custom 4 door sedan: Number 3 condition, nice driver. New clutch and electric fuel pump. Garaged by owner that restored it for 22 years. Have all receipts for work done. Can e-mail more pictures. $9,000. Contact John Tuthill, 20413 W. 56th Ave., Golden, CO, 80403. Phone 303-279-8039. E-mail jatutwks@juno.com. NDC #2948.

 

1951 Custom Club Coupe: From Inglewood, California. Probably the best unrestored one with (15k), $19,500. offers accepted. Info. Contact Wayne Lesjak, Two Rivers, WI. Phone 920-793-3698. NDC #1548.

 

1952 Firedome: From Redwood City, California. $11,500. offers accepted. Info. Contact Wayne Lesjak, Two Rivers, WI. Phone 920-793-3698. NDC #1548.

 

1952 Custom Conv. S-15-2: Rare 1952 DeSoto Custom Convertible 6 cyl. with Tip-Toe Shift restored to show condition several years ago. This car is in excellent condition with some minor imperfections. After full body off frame restoration was completed, car won best in class at Palo Alto Concourse, Sonoma Concourse and Hillsborough Concourse. Painted in original dusk grey metallic. Car has minor paint/chrome imperfections but it would not take much to bring it back to Concourse show condition if needed. Drives perfectly. Tires are whitewall radials. Overall condition 2. I can e-mail more photos if requested. Less than 2000 convertibles were produced in the 1951-52 Desoto production years. This is the only '52 Desoto Custom Convertible listed in the National Desoto Club. Car has rare options including; power front windows, radio, clock, heater, power top, lighted hood ornament, power locking gas cap. $39,000 OBO. Contact Adrian Szwarcburg, P.O. Box 64 San Quentin, CA 94964. Phone 415-505-5446. NDC #2522.

 

1952 Firedome Sedan: Great cruiser. Original HEMI 160 hp, 276 cu. in, dual points, 6 Volt negative ground electrical system. Fluid Drive transmission, original radio, deluxe dash. Original Ivory color steering wheel, interior and headliner. Car has 62,883 original miles SUPER SOLID. The tires are B.F. Goodrich T/A’s. Custom work: nosed, decked, euro-black paint, dual glass-pack mufflers. Keystone wire wheels. Car stored in dry barn each year and driven to local car shows in Pennsylvania in the summer. Had minor body work done and painted in North Carolina where it spent a good portion of its life. $8,000. OBO. Contact Barry & Mary Cleveland. Phone 610-298-8374. E-mail
corparts@corparts.com. NDC #4434.

 

1953 Firedome: For sale to a good home/garage. Engine purrs like a hemi should...last chance before she'll be heading to the salvage yard.   $2,500. Lots of extra parts and a manual. Leave a phone message 262-939-4773. Will text or e-mail pictures. Text or e-mail desotodeb@hotmail.com. NDC #4167.

 

1955 Station Wagon:  $18,500. It was painted and upholstered many years ago and is very presentable as such. The 331 Hemi engine is tired and needs a set of rings as exhibited by the usual tell tale blow-by, however it has good oil pressure. It also needs a new seal on the input transmission shaft. I'll provide a more detailed and comprehensive description to anyone who wishes to call me. I'm open to e-mail, but not a good speller and requires a lot of time involved for me to do so. I live in Redmond Oregon. Contact Kent Jaquith. Phone 541-923-4319. E-mail qajk38@bendbroadband.com. NDC #5166.

 

1959 Firesweep 2 door Sportsman: M412 114662 parts car. The lower quarters, rear wheel openings, rockers and trunk floor have been cut out. The left front fender is crumpled but the right front fender and hood are OK. The doors are good (can be used on any convertible or 2 door hardtop) along with the glass. There is no windshield and no interior. Good 122” WB frame with complete drive train. This car has a complete factory air conditioning system. $1,800. OBO. Contact Alan Ralston, P.O. Box 50652, Mendota, MN 55150. Phone 651-686-8932. E-mail desotodriver@hotmail.com. NDC #58.

 

1959 Firesweep Shopper Wagon: M472 101145 parts car. Actually pretty much just a 122” WB chassis with a nice 361 (no intake manifold or carb), Torqueflite transmission and correct rear end. There is some wagon sheet metal remaining, but this chassis could be used to replace your rusty one or provide a spare drive train for your Firesweep. $1,000. OBO. Contact Alan Ralston, P.O. Box 50652, Mendota, MN 55150. Phone 651-686-8932. E-mail desotodriver@hotmail.com. NDC #58.

 

1959 Firedome Sedan: M431 111639 (AAA – black). 99,500 miles and an OK driver. The engine is getting tired and smokes a little, so the valve guides or piston rings are probably worn.  The body is very solid with minimal rust. Original paint is good and the original interior is fair. This car has manual steering and manual brakes. Solid sedan at a low price. $6,000. OBO. Contact Alan Ralston, P.O. Box 50652, Mendota, MN 55150. Phone 651-686-8932. E-mail desotodriver@hotmail.com. NDC #58.

 

1959 Firedome Sedan: M431 112806 (XXX – ivory). 27,300 miles and a delight to drive. A nice #2 car with fine paint and a pretty blue interior. This car has swivel seats, PB, PS, mirrormatic, headlight beam changer and the radio works. $17,000. OBO. Contact Alan Ralston, P.O. Box 50652, Mendota, MN 55150.  Phone 651-686-8932. E-mail desotodriver@hotmail.com. NDC #58.

 

1959 Fireflite Sedan: M451 102535 parts car.  Pretty much a complete car. There is rust in the eyebrows of both front fenders. Rust in the rockers, lower quarters and floors. The hood, trunk lid and doors are all very good. There is no front seat. The engine is complete with carb. and air cleaner. Torqueflite transmission and correct rear end. Nice parts car to complete a restoration. $1,800. OBO. Contact Alan Ralston, P.O. Box 50652, Mendota, MN 55150. Phone 651-686-8932. E-mail desotodriver@hotmail.com. NDC #58.

 

1959 Fireflite 4 door Sportsman: M451 104122 is a complete non-running car for restoration or for parts. Rusty quarters and rockers. Has PB and PS. Lots of extra parts from another 4 door Sportsman are included. Low price for top of the line Fireflite. $3,000. OBO. Contact Alan Ralston, P.O. Box 50652, Mendota, MN 55150. Phone 651-686-8932. E-mail desotodriver@hotmail.com. NDC #58.

 

1959 Fireflite Explorer Wagon: Parts car. Not much more than a solid 126” WB chassis. No engine or transmission and the rear end is incorrect. There is some wagon sheet metal included, but it is pretty much cut up. This would be an excellent chassis to replace your rusty Firedome, Fireflite or Adventurer chassis. $500. OBO. Contact Alan Ralston, P.O. Box 50652, Mendota, MN 55150. Phone 651-686-8932. E-mail desotodriver@hotmail.com. NDC #58.

 

1959 Fireflite Explorer Wagon: M471 100442 (painted red and white) car is undergoing a professional restoration and is 70% done. Has PB, PS, PW, and Solex glass. 100 point quality throughout. Over $150K spent. Best offer over $100K. Contact Alan Ralston, P.O. Box 50652, Mendota, MN 55150. Phone 651-686-8932. E-mail desotodriver@hotmail.com. NDC #58.

 

1959 Adventurer Hardtop: M491 100545 (XXX – ivory) complete non-running car for restoration. Best optioned Adventurer that I have ever seen. Air conditioning and air suspension (very rare). PB, PS, PW, power seat, search tuner radio, mirrormatic, and remote control mirror. Minimal rust. Includes a 1959 Firedome Sedan parts car M431 111689 that is nearly complete and has factory air conditioning and rear air suspension to assist with the restoration of the Adventurer. Best offer over $20K. Contact Alan Ralston, P.O. Box 50652, Mendota, MN 55150. Phone 651-686-8932. E-mail desotodriver@hotmail.com. NDC #58.

 

1959 Adventurer Hardtop: M491 100699 (XXX – ivory) the last 1959 Adventurer built. 71,775 Miles and it runs and drives but needs a lot of work. Rusty quarters, rockers and floors.  Complete with all of the rare trim. Solex glass and remote control mirror. Best offer over $10K. Contact Alan Ralston, P.O. Box 50652, Mendota, MN 55150. Phone 651-686-8932. E-mail desotodriver@hotmail.com. NDC #58.

 

1959 Fireflite Conv.: Very desirable DeSoto, only 3 others listed in NDC registry. Needs complete restoration...two previous owners from new. Original white paint, red/grey interior, red power top. Power brakes, steering, windows, etc. Original engine/trans. Partially disassembled & some minor parts are missing. 63,000 miles, last driven in 1970. Deserves restoration. $40,000. Contact, Carl Boyko, phone 610-767-5577 and leave msg. E-mail ufo440@hotmail.com. NDC #5589.

 

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Cars Wanted

 

 

Parts For Sale

 

1954-1960: Powerflite transmission from 1954-1955, but most internal parts could be used for 1956-1960. The major difference is in the case, from the linkage shifter to the pushbutton cable shifter, $200. Short distance delivery available for a fee, or you pick up. Contact Russ Frank, W.1794 Lake Rd., Mukwonago, WI 53149. Phone 262-642-2190.  E-mail des4us@centurylink.net. NDC #255.

 

1955: N.O.R.S. Voltage regulator, $45. Coil $45. Rotor, $16. Dist. cap, $16. Used amp. gauge, $15. Fuel gauge, $15. Oil pressure gauge, $15. Temp. gauge, $15. Front bumper guard left and right, $25 each.  Wiper motor, $30. Convertible wiper arms, $80/pair. Wiper arm bases, $25/pair. Heater or defroster fan motor, $25. each. Hubcaps various conditions, $2.-$15. each. Taillight bezels left and right various conditions, $20.-$60. each. Taillight lenses various condition, $3.-$90. each. Back-up lenses various condition, $8.-$35. each. Front end “V”, $40. Power antenna, $50. Many, many other parts, trim, taillights, etc., contact with your needs. All prices plus shipping. Contact Russ Frank W. 1794 Lake Rd., Mukwonago, WI 53149.  Phone 262-642-2190. E-mail des4us@centurylink.net. NDC #255.      

 

1955-56: Pair NOS # 1879684 (old  # 1820422) front shock absorbers, $80. Pair used # 1879306 (very good) rear shock absorbers, $40. 6-NOS # 1821552 (MoPar) engine oil filter cartridges, $25. ea. 4-used rear seat radio speaker grille's (original type), $25. ea. 4-NORS # 1602533 inside window crank handles (re-chromed) * Note: I had these re-chromed for my Adventurer- then upgraded to electric windows & are unused-new, $250. Contact Dave Tyjeski,

10578 Infirmary Rd. Mantua, Ohio 44255. Phone 330-274-2610. E-mail davetyj@sbcglobal.net. NDC #2226.

 

1955-1956:  4 barrel air cleaner, $80.

Interior door handles various condition, $15.-$25. each. Hood ornaments various condition, $25.-$50. each. Lower hood scoop trim various condition, $25.-$50. each. Front fenders, $125 each. 4 door, back windshield, $60. Hood, $45.  Short distance delivery available for a fee, or you pick up. Contact Russ Frank, W.1794 Lake Rd. Mukwonago, WI 53149. Phone 262-642-2190.  E-mail des4us@centurylink.net. NDC #255.

 

1956: Radios, 2 used Model # 843 Music Master...NICE, $100.- $75. Also, 2 used, Model # 911 Electro Touch Search Tune $180.-$130. Contact Dave Tyjeski, 10578 Infirmary Rd. Mantua, Ohio 44255. Phone 330-274-2610. E-mail davetyj@sbcglobal.net. NDC #2226.

 

1956: Firedome S-23engine block, $160. S-23 head, $50. Fireflite radiator, $75. 4 sedan doors, $75. each. All prices plus shipping. Short distance delivery available for a fee, or you pick up. Many other parts available, contact with your needs. Contact Russ Frank W. 1794 Lake Rd. Mukwonago, WI 53149. Phone 262-642-2190. E-mail des4us@centurylink.net. NDC #255.     

 

Parts Wanted

 

1956: 1 used or NOS engine oil dipstick indicator (stamped 4 qts.). Contact Dave Tyjeski, 10578 Infirmary Rd. Mantua, Ohio 44255. Phone 330-274-2610. E-mail davetyj@sbcglobal.net. NDC #2226.

 

Parts Suppliers and Reproducers

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1937-39 Trunk Hinges: New Product! Contact Andy Bernbaum Auto Parts, 93 Border St, West Newton, MA. 02493. Phone 800-457-1250. Email orders@oldmoparts.com, or check us out on the web at oldmoparts.com. NDC #5480.   

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1946-1948 Swan Neck Mirrors for Chrysler, Dodge, and DeSoto: Concours reproduction quality. Now taking orders for winter 2015 delivery. Contact Harms Distinctive Restorations. Phone 815-978-4247, IL. Website www.harmsdistinctiverestorations.com. NDC #5400.                                                                     12/15

 

1937-61 New Parts: Brake shoes 1937-‘61 $45 set [2 wheels] exchange, ‘59-‘61 rebuilt 2 speed wiper motor $100. ‘53-‘54 new master cylinder with power brakes 1" bore $125. ‘42-‘61 emergency brake cables $35. 1939-‘57 clutch disc $35. Rebuilt starters MAW4010, MCL6115, MDF 6001, $125. each. Universal joint rebuilding kit ‘58-‘61 $35. Rebuilt generators       GJC6001, GGW6001, GJC7002A, GGW6001K, $125. each. ‘54-‘58 piston rings $35. 1940-‘48 tie rod ends $30. Factory rebuilt water pumps 1957 Firesweep S27, ‘58-‘59 all ‘60-‘61 no air $50. each. Contact Donald Nowak, 3280 Lake Shore Rd.  Blasdell, NY 14219. Phone 716-824-2292. E-mail donow99@hotmail.com. NDC #5434.                                                        12/15  

 

Andy Bernbaum Auto Parts: "World's largest selection of new and new old stock parts for Desoto, 1930 and up! One stop shopping for most cars. We have brakes, weatherstripping, steering, gas tank, glass, front and rear axle, engine rebuild parts, suspension, electric, cooling, pedals, hubcaps and MUCH, much more. 16,000 square feet of MoPar parts. Same day shipping on most orders. Free catalog for fellow Adventurers! Serving MoPar hobbyists worldwide for over 35 years. Contact Andy Bernbaum Auto Parts, 93 Border St, West Newton, MA. 02493. Phone 800-457-1250. Email orders@oldmoparts.com, or check us out on the web at oldmoparts.com. NDC #5480.   

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Thousands of Parts: Lenses, lamp assemblies, lamp bezels and housings. Thousands of parts for vehicles from the ‘30’s to the ‘70’s. We also carry door handles, window cranks, gauges, speedometers, scripts, and emblems. Contact Albrico Auto and Truck Parts, PO Box 3179, Camarillo, CA  93011. Phone/fax 805-482-9792. Email albrico@juno.com. NDC #1498.       12/15

 

N.O.S. PARTS FOR 1937-1959: Thousands of moldings, lenses, medallions, headlight rims, grilles, switches, suspension, brake, seals, original shop and parts manuals, plus much more!  "ALL NEW ORIGINAL". Contact Ed Spiegel, Antique Moparts Co, 3521 Burnett Dr., Murrysville, PA  15668. Phone 412-559-6880 (cell) or 724-733-1818 (home). E-mail parts4u@aol.com. Website: antiquemopar.com. NDC #284.                                                    4/16

 

1935 to present NOS and USED Mopar Parts and Literature: For cars and trucks. 39,000 part numbers stocked. Searchable database using OEM part numbers, year, model, casting number or superseded part numbers. Contact Arizona Parts, 320 E. Pebble Beach Dr. Tempe, AZ  85282. Phone 480-966-6683. Website: www.arizonaparts.com. NDC #161.           12/15

 

KEYS AND LOCKS: JESSER'S CLASSIC KEYS offers a full line of NOS/original keys & lock cylinders. Complete locksmith services. We stamp and code cut keys for judging. We can rebuild or recode your locks. Inquire with year, make and model. Contact JESSER"S CLASSIC KEYS, 26 West Street, Dept. NDC, Akron, OH 44303.Phone 330-376-8181, FAX 330-384-9129. Website: www.jessers.com. NDC #2125.

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Literature/Toy/Memorabilia Suppliers

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 DeSoto Literature: ’34-’61 shop manuals; $30-$50 ea. Parts manuals, ’28-’50; $59.95 ea., ’55-’59; $99.95 ea. Parts Interchange manual ’50-’59; $39.95. DeSoto road test book ’52-’60; $16.95. Contact Alex Voss, 4850 37th Ave., So Seattle, WA  98118. Phone 206-721-3077. 

Website www.books4cars.com. NDC #3750.

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Literature/Toys/Memorabilia For Sale

 

Literature/Toys/Memorabilia

Wanted

 

Desoto Adventures Magazine: May-June 1986 Volume 1 Number 3. Contact Dave Tyjeski, 10578 Infirmary Rd. Mantua, Ohio 44255. Phone 330-274-2610. E-mail davetyj@sbcglobal.net. NDC #2226.

 

Dealer Memorabilia: Any literature or memorabilia from the following dealers: Stephens Motors, Phoenix, Arizona. Harry Israel Motors, Waukesha, Wisconsin. ABC Motor Sales, Minneapolis, Minnesota. Brubaker Motors, Lancaster, Pennsylvania. Contact Russ Frank, W1794 Lake Rd, Mukwonago, WI  53149. Phone 262-642-2190. E-mail des4us@centurylink.net. NDC #255.

 

 

Services Offered

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Brake Booster Rebuild 1956-1961: Round and oval can, $250. Oval bellow, $300. Rebuild yours or exchange. Plating available. Contact “Booster” Dewey. Power Brake Booster Exchange, Inc, 4335 S.E. 63rd Avenue, Portland, OR  97206. Phone 503-238-8882. Website boosterdeweyexchange.com. NDC #5394.  12/15

 

Reader Board: Add that Finishing Touch when you show your car. Deluxe FRAMED Reader Board 20” x 28” AND Aluminum Diamond Plate Stand for rigid display - $359. plus UPS. Board only can be purchased separate with tripod for $195. Reader Board is PHOTO ART design of YOUR prized possession with all listed specifications. A PROOF is supplied prior to completion. Board is framed and laminated for weatherized protection. A BONUS set of “bragging cards” is included to influence the judges as well as your friends. The polished aluminum stand has a diamond plate base, sets up in minutes and is held firmly in place under car wheel. Velcro strips attach the board to sign plate. Contact Barry Cleveland , phone 888-770-9595. Email corparts@corparts.com. Visit web site for more samples and options www.autoshowart.com. NDC #4434.        2/16                                     

 

Showroom Signs: How much do you love your DeSoto? As much as I do mine? I have started a new campaign for: Innovation, preservation, immortalization, prevention of oblivion and customization of visual reminders of our DeSotos. Send me your best photo of your DeSoto and let me reproduce it on a showroom sign 3’ X 6’. For more information and pricing contact Gil Evangelisto. Phone 610-346-7092. E-mail gil@evangelisto.com. NDC #2360.      4/16

 

Appraisals by Ronn: Certified associate IAAA, autos, trucks, toys. Contact Ronn Pittman, 1024 S. Raddant Rd. Batavia, IL 60510. Phone 630-879-7393 or (cell) 630-202-1956. NDC #3555.

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Information Wanted