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 Jan-Feb '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

 

1951 Convertible: Multiple car show awards wherever shown. 12 years in restoration. Level three cancer diagnosis requires selling. Includes enclosed weatherized 24 ft. trailer with motorized hoist. Nothing like it anywhere. $45,000. for all. Contact Jerry Jenkins, 717 Cupid Ct, Raymore, MO  64083. Phone 816-265-0064. NDC #5276.

 

1952 Custom Convertible S-15-2: Rare, 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 white wall radials. Overall condition 2. I can email 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, and lighted hood ornament. $50,000 OBO. Contact Adrian Szwarcburg, P.O.Box 64, San Quentin, CA  94964. Phone 415-505-5446. NDC #2522.

 

1956 Adventurer: Dual quad carbs with original bat wing air cleaner. Newly covered seats in cloth and vinyl per original pattern, albeit not OEM material. Brakes redone, new tires, rebuilt gas tank and fuel pump. Engine does run, but car is undriveable (needs driveshaft). Minor rust. Presentable, but needs restoration for concourse. Extra Adventurer grill with surround. Clean title. $11,500 OBO. Can deliver car in the Midwest.   Contact Ken Fuchs, 6355 Heintz, St. Louis, MO  63129. Phone 314-971-3385. Email carnut59@aol.com. NDC #5605.

Leads

 

1931 DeSoto Rumble Seat Coupe: This car has been in my family for many years and at one time was drivable. Unfortunately, it’s been

sitting under a car tent for the last few years and metal termites have been attacking the floor, sills and door panels. Presently not drivable and doesn’t start. $5,500. Contact Bill Gibson, Burtonsville, MD. Phone 301-789-7236. E-mail billsmetal@yahoo.com. Lead submitted by Bob Baer, NDC #4815.

 

1948 Suburban Airport Limousine: Same as Mr. Cunningham drove in Happy Days. Very restorable. Asking $3,000. Contact Julius Neunhoffer, 830-257-8168, TX, for photos/info. Lead submitted by Frank Mantell, NDC #5044.

 

Cars Wanted

 

1940 Coupe: Preferably a Custom, original condition, operable. Contact Jack Johnson, 933 Kallam Mill Rd, Madison, NC  27025. Phone 336-427-2800. Email candjjohnson@icloud.com. NDC #5630.

 

Parts For Sale

 

1930 Radiator Shell: Needs work, $100. Contact Ron Stapleton, 373-A Johnstown Rd, Trenton, ON, K8V-5P9, Canada. Phone 613-392-5986. Email stapletonron@yahoo.driver.com. NDC# 1610.

 

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, $250. 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: Rear bumper ends, above bumper, $20. each. Chrome headlight doors, $20. each. Radio, $50. 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. Wiper arms, $30/pair. Wiper arm bases, $25/pair. Many, many other parts, 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: Pair rear bumper guards, $150; pair rear bumperettes, $100; additional single passenger side bumperette, $60. Condition NOS; came with car when we bought it in 2000. Contact Gerald Gaughen, 1701 Anise Dr, Austin, TX  78741. Phone 562-665-4236. Email bgaughen@utexas.edu. NDC #3895.

 

1955-1956: 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: N.O.S. R.R. outer bumper end, #1636098. New in original box, rare! $250 or best offer. Fireflite 4bbl. air cleaner with oil breather cap (California emission style), new paint recently. NICE, $100. Retirement and health forces me to liquidate my inventory of many other parts, books, manuals, etc. Let me know your needs. Contact Dave Tyjeski, 10578 Infirmary Rd., Mantua, OH 44255. Phone 330-274-2610. E-mail davetyj@sbcglobal.net. NDC #2226.

  

1956: 4 Sedan doors, $75 each. Firedome S-23engine block, $160. S-23 head, $50. Fireflite radiator, $75. Six tail/back-up lenses with chrome rings, $200/set. 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

 

1932 Sedan: Frame, front and rear axles, four wire wheels, hood, radiator shell, motor, transmission, tail light, and rear spare carrier. Contact Ron Stapleton, 373-A Johnstown Rd, Trenton, ON, K8V-5P9, Canada. Phone 613-392-5986. Email stapletonron@yahoo.driver.com. NDC #1610.

 

1956 Door Latch Mechanism: Need the part that bolts in the door with the starwheel attached for a 2 door hardtop left driver’s side. Contact Ken Fuchs, 6355 Heintz, St. Louis, MO 63129. Phone 314-971-3385. Email carnut59@aol.com. NDC #5605.

 

Parts Suppliers and Reproducers

If your ad has disappeared, it’s because it has expired. If you want it renewed, please send a new one. Ads with the month/year numbers of this month’s issue have expired with this issue.  Ads in this section are good for one year.

 

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

 

1955 Hubcaps: Attention ’55 Desoto owners! For a limited time, I am offering a set of six vinyl “DeS” insignias for attractively reconditioning your wheel covers. These are light gold and closely resemble the original paint color.  See before and after pictures in the Nov. / Dec. issue of DeSoto Adventures. The set is available for $22.50 and includes helpful instructions and free shipping and handling to destination in the US. I can also e-mail high resolution pictures so that you can draw your own conclusions as to how nice these have worked out. Contact Duane Dodds, 49 Puritan Drive, Schenectady, NY 12306. Phone 518-355-8865. E-mail dldodds1@verizon.net. NDC #5514.                                                             4/15

 

1937-61 New Parts: Brake shoes, $45 set [2 wheels] EXCHANGE; wheel cylinders, master cylinders, hoses, oil-grease seals, emergency brake cables, $35; E-brake bands, shoes, fuel pumps $25; 1957-up water pumps $45 no cores needed; 1937-up tie rod ends, king pins, $45; pivot pins $45 pair; shock absorbers $35 pair front or rears; piston rings 6-8 cyl. $35 set; tune up kits, thermostats, locking coil 6 volt, starter switches and solenoids, vacuum advances, rebuilt starters, generators. 1957-up electric wiper motors $65; Factory rebuilt carbs 1952-53 carter 2 bbl. 1954 Firedome V8 with standard shift, all trans; 1961 Stromburg 2 bbl fits 361 engine. Contact Donald Nowak, 3280 Lake Shore Rd, Blasdell, NY  14219. Phone 716-824-2292. E-mail donow99@hotmail.com. NDC #5434.                                                         10/15

 

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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Aluminum and Cast Items: Inline 4, 6, 8 and V-8, H/C aluminum cylinder heads, exhaust/intake manifolds. Other cast parts manufactured to order. Show quality. Contact EMI, 13451 Montana Ave., El Paso, TX 79938. Phone 915-856-9607. E-mail info@empiremotorsinc.com. NDC #5553.  4/15                               

 

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. E-mail requests to parts4u@aol.com. Website antiquemopar.com. Phone 412-559-6880 (cell) or 724-733-1818 (home). NDC #284.                                      10/15

 

1955-1956 Door Sill Plates: DeSoto, Chrysler, and Imperial 2-door and convertible quality die-stamped aluminum sill plates, NOS factory-correct in detail. Four piece set for Chryslers and Imperials is $399 plus S/H. DeSoto owners may decide to reuse sill to seat filler piece stamped “DESOTO”, therefore, one left and  one right door sill set (without fillers) can be purchased for $379 plus S/H. Do not miss this only opportunity to acquire these concours quality sills to replace those dented, scuffed and corroded door sill plates. Strictly limited availability and will not be available after this stamping is sold out. Contact John R. Cote, 2000 Little Meadow Rd., Guilford, CT 06437. Phone 203-988-7550. E-mail cotejohnr@aol.com. NDC #3648.       2/15

 

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   

 

Literature/Toy/Memorabilia Suppliers

If your ad has disappeared, it’s because it has expired. If you want it renewed, please send a new one. Ads with the month/year numbers of this month’s issue have expired with this issue.  Ads in this section are good for one year.   

 

 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

 

1942: Mounted half page newspaper ad from St Louis "Now on Display, New DESOTO", lists St Louis area DeSoto dealers on bottom, $6. 1956: Fireflite 2 door hardtop postcard, $3; Fireflite 4 door hardtop postcard, $10; Unused pencil “Pace the Race with DeSoto” with flag saying DeSoto Pacesetter, flag is separated from the pencil, $8. 1959: Service manual supplement, $35; Owner’s manual (except Firesweep), dirty with taped back page, $8. All items postpaid. Contact Bob Terpak, 4766 Golden Grove Dr, Groveport, OH 43125. Email bobcat2999@aol.com. NDC #17.

 

Literature/Toys/Memorabilia

Wanted

 

Dealer Memorabilia: Any literature or memorabilia from the following dealers: Stephens Motors, Phoenix, Arizona, 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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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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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

 

Information Wanted