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January - February 2014

Cars For Sale


1940 S7 Custom 4 door: 85,000 miles. Older cosmetic restoration – paint, chrome, woodgrain, floor mat, carpet and headliner. Original seats and doorskins. I have owned this car for 35 years and have driven it as far south as Baltimore, Maryland, as far north as Scranton, PA and as far west as Carlisle & Gettysburg, PA. Motor was rebuilt in 1993. Has been shown at Hershey and received 2nd Junior award on two separate occasions. Good driving car. 3 speed transmission. Flat head six cylinder engine rated @ 85 hp. Extras include foglights, bumper guards, inner and outer chrome wheel rings, chrome exhaust extension and custom car cover. Solid body, drive anywhere. Asking $12,500, serious buyers only. Reasonable offers considered.Contact Rich Kline, 665 Fairview Ave., Piscataway, NJ  08854. Phone 732-735-1790. E-mail NDC #847.


1952 Fire Dome 4 door: This is truly a collectors car. All original condition except tires and battery. 276 cubic inch, 160 horsepower Hemi engine, Fluid Torque Drive Transmission with Tip Toe Hydraulic Shift. Original spare tire has never been on the ground. Car has 16,073 original miles. Numerous 1st and 2nd place trophies along with Best of Class at the 16th Annual National Desoto Club convention in Bucks County, PA. in 2001. The car has been driven very little since then, about 300 miles a year. The color is Fern Green with Brown (like new) interior. $16,000. or best offer, serious inquires please. If you would like more pictures contact Janet Sonneman, 9019 Old Harford Rd. Balto Maryland 21234. E-mail 564 NDC #564.    


1956 Fireflite Conv.: 330 Hemi with 4-barrel carb. Restoration complete except for a few minor details. Mileage is unknown. Complete engine and drive train overhaul. Like new interior. New factory wiring in engine compartment, new W.W. tires, new top and boot. Options include triad horn, push button drive, dual rear antennas, dual exhaust, P/B, P/S and power seat. Chrome is in excellent condition. Color is white with royal blue sweep, top and cloth/leather interior. Shop and owners manuals included. Photos are available. Garage kept since it was restored. Professionally appraised at $82,000. (copy of appraisal available), asking $75,000. Contact Harold Rupp, 20005 Black Oak Dr., Red Lion, PA 17356. Phone 717-755-6190. E-mail NDC #4716.


1960 DeSoto Fireflite 2 door: Completely original top to bottom and inside and out. 42,000 original miles. Bought new in Los Angeles in 1960 and kept by original owner for 40 years until his passing in 2000. Sold from original owner’s estate in 2002 to an Arizona couple and then purchased a year later by me in August 2003. Truly amazing survivor car—practically as new. Still has original antenna instruction tag hanging from under dash and original jack instructions in trunk. Original paint, interior, etc. Yuma Yellow with tri-tone white/brown/tan interior. Have original pink slip and many registrations from over the years. Comes with correct original California black license plates. Car will be sold at Bonham’s Auction in Scottsdale in January 2014. Needs to go to a good loving home. Photos available upon

request. Contact Sandy. Phone 310-689-1155. E-mail NDC #4612.




1936 Airstream Custom 4 door convertible:
I was told there are only 12 or less of these models still out there somewhere. I have only seen photos of 2. This may be the only one left from the Windsor, Canada. I have owned the car 11 years and have redone an earlier restoration that was done in Canada. Everything is very presentable and will be a very rare car for your collection. One of the most art deco cars of the 30s. It's said that it brought Desoto back from the Air Flow. My asking price for this fine auto is $65,000 or best reasonable offer. Car is in Richmond, Indiana 47374 now, but if not sold by first of November will be in Englewood, Florida 34224. For more info. or pictures contact Glen phone 765-969-7323. E-mail Lead submitted by ad editor.


1953 Firedome 4 door: Has original 287 Hemi with only 78,000 miles. Everything is intact and body is good. $2,200. San Francisco,CA area. Contact Mark, phone 408-691-1479. Lead submitted by Dennis Pitchford NDC #1679.

1954 Powermaster Club Coupe: The engine does not turn over on the starter so don't know if the starter is shot or if it is seized. Spark plugs have been pulled and put some auto trans. fluid in the cylinders. The radiator is in the garage. The car has been converted to an alternator. Owner just got the car from his son who took it for non-payment on storage. Asking $3,000. with "some room to move on that price." Car is located in Anaconda, MT. Contact Walt. Phone 406-560–5967. Lead submitted by Dennis Pitchford NDC #1679.


 Paint charts: The following paint charts are available, 1936, 1938, 1939, 1940, 1941, 1942, 1952, 1953, 1954, 1955, 1956, 1957, 1958, 1959, 1960.  Most of the charts are in very good condition - no tattered edges save for the 1940 and 1941 charts, where the actual color chips have a little bit of damage on the edges. $15 each, postage paid for by seller. Payment can be $US, check, cash, or PayPal. Contact Patricia Ross, 105, 150 Crowfoot Cres NW, Suite 639
Calgary, AB, T3G 3T2. Phone 403-714-8091. E-mail Lead submitted by Barrett Taft NDC #1015.


Cars Wanted



Parts For Sale


1932: Six restored wood wheels and new tires. Two front springs, main leaf, passenger side. For more info. contact Gene Finch 11104 Yankee Hill Rd. Yankee Hill, CA 95965-9713. Phone 530-532-1933. NDC #4905.


1954-1955: Powerflite transmission. Most internal parts could be used for1956-1960. The major difference is in the case, from the linkage shifter to the pushbutton cable shifter. $250.00. 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 NDC #255.


1955: Dual point ignition distributor for an S-22 Firedome (#IAZ4002C), (#1626658). Shaft turns okay, $40. Contact Dave Tyjeski, 10578 Infirmary Rd., Mantua, OH 44255. Phone 330-274-2610. E-mail NDC #2226.


1955: 291 HEMI engine and Powerflite transmission for DeSoto Fireflite. Rebuilt approx. 500 miles ago. Complete, carb. to oil pan. Asking $2,200.00. 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 NDC #255.


1955: N.O.S. power brake booster repair kit, $145.00. N.O.R.S. voltage regulator, $45.00. Coil $45.00. Rotor, $16.00. Used amp. gauge, $15.00. Fuel gauge, $15.00. Oil pressure gauge, $15.00. Temp. gauge, $15.00. Front bumper guard left and right $25.00 each. 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 NDC #255.      


1956: N.O.S. R.R. outer bumper end, #1636098. New in original box, rare! $250; Complete S-24 Fireflite 4 bbl. intake manifold (casting # 1636620), including WCFB #2311S Carter carburetor and repainted air cleaner assy. with oil breather cap. Will not separate! $1,250. All these were removed from my Pace Car convertible to install an Adventurer dual 4 bbl. manifold, carbs. and bat wing air cleaner! 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 NDC #2226.


1956: NOS wagon rear bumper guard, $75. 4 hubcaps, $75/set. Trunk “V” handle, $5. Tail/back-up lenses with chrome rings, $200/set. All prices plus shipping. Contact Russ Frank,W. 1794 Lake Rd. Mukwonago, WI 53149. Phone 262-642-2190. E-mail NDC #255.     


1957-1959: Desoto, Chrysler and Dodge gas tank straps all except wagon, reproduction high quality steel straps, exact fit and primed $125.00 per set. 1958 Firesweep all bodies NOS torsion bars-one pair available $300.00 for the pair. 1958 spring special short deck lid strips-five available $30.00 each. All prices plus shipping. Contact Tim Fagan. Phone 260-479-7885. E-mail NDC #793.


Parts Wanted


1956: Fireflite or Adventurer Door Sill Plate extension beside the seat that has “ DESOTO “ stamped into the checkered aluminum. Must be NOS or NOS condition. Send details and pictures. Contact John R. Cote, 2000 Little Meadow Road, Guilford, CT, 06437. Phone 203-988-7550. E-mail NDC #3658.


Parts Suppliers and Reproducers

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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 NDC #5514.                                                             4/14


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, speedometers, gauges, scripts, and emblems. Contact Al Schioppi, P.O. Box 3179, Camarillo, CA  93011. Phone 805-482-9792. E-mail NDC #1498.                                                   4/14


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 NDC #5434.                                                         10/14


Cast Items: H/C finned and non-finned aluminum heads, exhaust/intake manifolds. 1929-K H/C, 1934-35 Airflow H/C cylinder aluminum cylinder heads.  Other cast items manufactured on request. Contact R. Perriguey, 13451 Montana Ave., El Paso, TX 79938. Phone 915-856-9607. Fax 915-856-9367. E-mail NDC #5553.  6/14


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, or check us out on the web at NDC #5480. 6/14


NEW GLASS for your DeSoto: Windshields and side glass available. All years in stock. Convertible, hardtops & sedans. Side glass is available in clear, original green tint or a custom smoked grey. Contact Auto City Classic, 28433 Highway 65 NE, Isanti, MN 55040. Phone 800-828-2212. E-mail: NDC #5218.                                                           8/14


Then And Now Automotive : We re-vulcanize motor and transmission mounts, steady rest pads, and torque insulators for 1930-1937 DeSoto's. Examples: front engine mount 382998 $59.50; spring and control arm bumpers 861212 $59.50; mounts for 1938 to 61 available on exchange. Newly available! NOS dash gauges for 1937 - 1959. World famous fuel pump rebuilding kits, made in the USA with materials able to withstand today's fuels. Mechanical fuel pump rebuilding services. Please keep us in mind for all your mechanical parts needs, such as brakes, suspension, electrical, engine, etc. Club Special: points and condenser set 1939-54: 6 cyl. $12.50. Please provide NDC # and distributor numbers . Contact Then And Now Automotive 447 Washington St., Weymouth, MA 02188. Phone 781-335-8860, fax: 781-335-1925. Website: NDC #5544. 



1935- 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 numbers, Contact Arizona Parts 320 E. Pebble Dr. Tempe, AZ 85282. Phone 480-966-6683. NDC #161.



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 NDC #3750.



Literature/Toys/Memorabilia For Sale






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 NDC #255.


Services Offered

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Brake Booster Rebuild 1956-61: Round and oval can, $250.00. Oval bellow, $300.00. Rebuild yours or exchange. Plating available. Contact “Booster Dewey” at Power Brake Booster Exchange, 4335 S.E. 63rd Ave., Portland, OR 97206. Phone 503-238-8882. Website NDC #5394.                                                         6/14


Information Wanted