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

 

1946 Custom 4-door sedan: Condition #5.  Engine rebuilt over 30 years ago but never driven, back glass shattered but I have a replacement. Car is 99.99% complete. Asking $2,500. Contact James Foraker, P.O. Box 173, Tacna, AZ 85352. Phone 928-345-8331. NDC #5670.

 

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.

 

1951 Custom 4 door sedan: Sharp original sedan, glen green (light), fluid drive, radio (works), heater, turn signals, new radials, nice original brown interior, new factory match 

carpet, miles unknown. Purchased 2005 in Troy, Ohio. Seller bought it from early owner then replaced some fenders, rocker covers, & bumpers. Nice repaint. Lighted hood ornament. Looks spectacular, runs great. Owner's manual, sales literature, accessories. $5,500. For more pictures contact Vic Sitzmann. Clear Lake, Iowa. Phone 641-430-9030. E-mail clakevic@yahoo.com. NDC #5562.

 

1951 Deluxe 4 door sedan: Untouched survivor, 36k original miles, everything as from factory. Fluid drive works perfect. Sat in 2nd owner's lean to in Missouri from 1973 to 2003, garaged since. New brakes, rebuilt starter and generator in ‘04. Glen green, nice seats, runs like new. Owner's manual, sales brochures, accessories. $5,100. Email or call for more patina pics: Contact Vic Sitzmann 1200 W. 7th Ave. No. Clear Lake, Iowa 50428. Phone 641-430-9030. E-mail clakevic@yahoo.com. NDC #5562. 

 

1952 Firedome Sedan: Original HEMI, 160 hp, 276 ci., 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 glasspack 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. $9,000 O.B.O. Other photos available. Contact Barry & Mary Cleveland. New Tripoli, PA. Phone 610-298-8374. E-mail corparts@corparts.com. NDC #4434.

 

1953 Firedome: For sale to a good home. Runs, needs some fixing up. Good everyday car. $2,500. Pictures available by request, leave message. Contact Debbie. Phone 262-939-4773. NDC #4116.

 

1958 Adventurer 2 door hardtop: Very solid Arizona/Colorado car. All numbers match. Restoration started. Car is complete except gas tank, but they are available new. Interior is mostly redone. $76,000. Contact Russ Frank, W. 1794 Lake Rd. Mukwonago, WI 53149. Phone 262-642-2190. E-mail des4us@centurylink.net. NDC #255.

 

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

 

 

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, $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: Continental kit fits 1955 DeSoto, Chrysler, C300, Imperial. Could be adapted to 1956 models, I believe. It came off of  a 1955 Fireflite convertible. Very rare. Not sure if it is factory or after market.  Needs restoration and straightening but all pieces are here, metal is solid and only light surface rust. Was asking (and had it sold once but the guy died I think) for $900.  Accepting offers. E-mail for pictures. Contact Steve Jensen, 11101 Cave Avenue, Bakersfield, CA 93312. Phone 661-587-0395. E-mail sjensen@bak.rr.com. NDC #2363.

 

1955: Radio, $70. 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. Heater or defroster fan motor, $30. each. 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.      

 

1955-1956: 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: Firedome S-23engine block, $140. 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

 

1958: Firesweep 4 door, rubberized floor cover, black, front or full size. Or black or dark brown carpeting. Contact Jose Donayre 1240 Jefferson St. Hollywood, FL 33019. Phone 954-925-5112. E-mail jcadonayre@bellsouth.net. NDC# 3094.

 

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

 

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

 

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

 

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

 

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

 

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

 

Information Wanted