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 '18 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

1949 4door sedan: Flat head engine with Fluid Drive transmission. 20,500 miles. 100% all original. Front brakes need work, otherwise runs and drives. It’s an early ’49. Located in Tinley Park, Illinois, Asking $5,200. O.B.O. Contact Dave Doyle. Phone 708-268-6492. NDC #5829.

1953 Firedome 4-door sedan V8: 40,000 miles. Brand new interior using N.O.S. fabric from 1953. Great-running car, all gauges work, rust-free body, could use re-chroming, stainless in great shape. Needs finishing touches. $8,500.  Car is in Athens, GA. Contact Tim Taylor at P.O. Box 2453, Powder Springs, GA 30127.  Phone 404-512-7431. Email studebiker@hotmail.com.  NDC #4798.

1955 Firedome 4-door sedan: Starts, drives, and runs. Engine sounds great, transmission works flawlessly. Decent chrome and trim.  Some restoration started, still needs work.  $3,000. Car is in Athens, GA. Contact Tim Taylor at P.O. Box 2453, Powder Springs, GA 30127.  Phone 404-512-7431. Email studebiker@hotmail.com.  NDC #4798.

 

1955 Fireflite Sportsman 2 door hardtop: Coral and white. Matching 291 Cu. In. Hemi engine. Power steering, power brakes, power seat; radio and clock. Electric fuel pump, Kelsey Hays wire wheels, fender skirts, wide whitewall tires. Many first and best of show awards & Cruise Nationals twice. Same owner for 31+ years. No tire kickers please. Insured & appraised for $45,000. Asking $32,000. Contact Lewis. Phone 905-723-9452. E-mail epatterson9452@rogers.com. NDC #2271.

 

1955 Firedome 2 door hardtop: A survivor, original, just as it left the showroom 62 years ago. Original title, paint and interior. The odometer reads 59,700 miles. It was purchased by a frugal farmer in Easton, PA, so three on the tree, manual standard shift, the way things used to be. Garage kept in Upper Bucks County, PA. Offered at $15,500. Contact Frank Peiffer, 334 Creek Road, Ottsville, PA 18942. Phone 215-795-8023. E-mail frankatpr@comcast.net. NDC #2369. 

 

 

Leads 

 

1950 S-14 Custom convertible: Princess Yellow with burgundy and cream interior. New Haartz top and new hydraulic top system. The car runs and drives like a dream. The Gyro-Matic Transmission shifts perfectly and the Fluid Drive works flawlessly. All new brakes including rebuilt master cylinder. New drag link and new tires. Everything is correct on the car, no modern upgrades or short cuts, even the convertible/hardtop only stone shields. The light up Desoto face and tan with white grain Lucite steering wheel are correct. Must see to appreciate!  $58,000.  Contact Art Cervi. Phone 248-553-8897. Lead submitted by Pat Bisson NDC #3414.

 

1955: Auto transmission, complete unit, $95.

Located in Vancouver, WA (just across the river from Portland, OR). Phone 360-687-2202. Lead  submitted by Steve Thursby. NDC #263.

Cars Wanted

 

 

Parts For Sale

 

                                                                    1937-61: Brake shoes, $45. /set (2 wheels) EXCHANGE; 1940-61 shock absorbers, $35. pair; 1955 hubcaps, $65. set of 4; 1952-52 factory rebuilt 2 bbl. carter carb., $150.; 1957-61 fuel pumps, $25.;    6-12 voltage regulators $15-50,,1956 king pin set $50 ,,1930s-up thermostats $10,,DON NOWAK,,#5434 call 716 824 2292 or oldcarnut007@aol.com.

 

1948: Distributor Cap # C-123 by Shurhit, new in box, $25.; shop manual, models S-11, S-13, S-14, $60. ; “Important information about your Desoto” book, original, came with a new car, $ 7.50; Repair and Tune-Up Manual for 1948  $7.50; wiring diagrams for Chrysler 41-42 trans., 46-48 trans, direction signals, chassis info. $7.50; fuel pump, $90.; glass gas filter, $25.; chrome gas cap, but has a dent, $20.; pedal pads, $20. All above parts include free S/H. Contact William Miller. Phone 302-738-1541. NDC #4384.

 

1950-1951: Front fenders right and left w/headlights and bezels, $100. each; right rear fender, $75.; hood with hinges $200.; trunk lid, $100.; transmission, $200.; steering wheel w/ gearbox, $75.; instrument panel, $75.; radio, $50.; tires, wheel and drum plates, $75.; heater core assembly, $75.; radiator, $200.; hub caps $25. each; bumper jack w/stand, $50.; starter and generator, $75. each; four complete doors, $100. each; mohair back seat, $75. Contact Richard Kesselring, 1015 SW 9th St. Apt. D3 Gainsville, FL 32601. Phone 352-219-8318. E-mail rfk2170@gmail.com. NDC #2253.

 

1955: Grille guards, no dents, $30 each; heater fan motor, $25; defroster fan motor, $25; wiper motor, $25; 6 volt horn relay, $15; Powerflite  transmission, $125; All prices plus shipping except transmission which must be picked up. Contact Russ Frank, W. 1794 Lake Road, Mukwonago, WI  53149. Phone 262-642-2190. Email des4us@centurylink.net. NDC #255.

 

1955-1956: Lower hood scoop chrome, $25; Deluxe horn ring, $25; Hood, $100.; Left and right front fenders, $150. each or $250. for the pair. All prices plus shipping except hood and fenders which must be picked up. Contact Russ Frank, W. 1794 Lake Road, Mukwonago, WI  53149. Phone 262-642-2190. Email des4us@centurylink.net. NDC #255.

 

1956: Firedome 4 door sedan front and rear doors, complete and rust free $75. each or $250. all four, 4 door sedan trunk lid $50, no rust; mesh grill w/gold V/bumper guards/parking lights $100; gas tank $100. clean. Parts too big for me to ship, must be picked up. Scrapped three DeSoto's, have more parts available. Contact Gene Lemasters, 5015 Stanley Ave., Las Vegas, NV 89115. Phone 702-271-8081 (c), 702-452-5259 (h). Email oldridgerunner@yahoo.com. NDC #1305.

 

1956 Adventurer: 6 plus 1 Adventurer wheel covers, used, various condition, from wall hangers to driver condition, $10-$100. each or $300. for all. One is generic, center was used on Chevy El Morocco in 1956. Contact Dave Bayowski, 3686 Niles Carver Rd. Mineral Ridge, OH 44440. NDC #5810.

 

 

Parts Wanted

 

1937 Business Coupe: Left and right side back window trim, hood ornament and trim, chrome for around radiator, trunk latch, hood latch and door handles with associated hardware. Contact Rodney Jones, 14375 Pine Creek Court, Holland, MI  49424. Phone 616-283-0934. E-mail ahislop@sbcglobal.net.  NDC #5806.

 

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.

 

 

N.O.S. Parts For 1937-1963: Moldings, lenses, medallions, headlight rims, seals, switches, suspension, brake, original shop and parts manuals, bumper guards, hubcaps, plus much more! “All new original”. Contact Ed Spiegel Antique Moparts Co. 3521 Burnett Dr. Murrysville, PA 15668. Phone 412-559-6880 cell, 724-733-1818 home. E-mail parts4u@aol.com.  Parts requests also at “antiquemopar.com”. NDC #284.              2/18                                           

 

1955-56 DeSoto and Chrysler 2 Door Hardtop Window Flipper Springs: This is a set of 6 new springs to lift the window flipper on your two door hardtop. Hand fabricated in stainless steel spring wire and patterned after the original springs. Guaranteed to fit and function as original. Send $50 per set (free shipping to continental U.S.) to Tim Bowers, P.O. Box 42 Windom, KS 67491. NDC #3275.                2/18

Swan Neck Mirrors: For DeSoto, Chrysler and Dodge, 1941-1942, and 1946-1948 • Concours reproduction quality. Contact Harms Distinctive Restorations. Phone 815-978-4247. Website www.HarmsDistinctiveRestorations.com. NDC #5400.                                                           2/18

1955-56 DOOR SILL PLATES: DeSoto, Chrysler and Imperial 2-door and convertible. Beautiful quality, NOS factory-correct 3-D detailing and appearance as these are the only die-stamped aluminum sill plates produced. Limited quantity. Pictures/details at www.chryslerclub.org/reproduction.html. Contact John R. Cote, 2000 Little Meadow Rd., Guilford, CT 06437. Phone 203-988-7550. E-mail cotejohnr@aol.com. NDC #3658.        4/18

 

1937-61: Brake shoes, $45 set (2 wheels) EXCHANGE; 1940-61, shock absorbers $35 pair; 1955 hubcaps, $65 set of 4; 1952-52 factory rebuilt 2 bbl. carter carb., $150; 1957-61 fuel pumps, $25; 6-12 voltage regulators, $15-50; 1956 king pin set, $50; 1930’s-up thermostats, $10. Contact Don Nowak. Phone 716- 824-2292. E-mail oldcarnut007@aol.com. NDC #5434.

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NOS Mopar parts: 1935 to the present. Online catalog with part numbers, descriptions, year ranges. Also have literature available. 43,000 different items stocked. Contact Martin Kolner Phone 480-966-6683 or website www.arizonaparts.com. NDC #161.           10/18                                            

 

                                                                                                          

Literature/Toy/Memorabilia Suppliers

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Literature/Toys/Memorabilia For Sale

 

Scale model promos: 1955 through 1960. Several different colors available, no lists. Also magazine ads of DeSoto. Please contact Ronn Pittman, 1024 Raddant Rd. Batavia, IL 60510. Phone 630-879-7393. NDC #3555.

 

 

Literature/Toys/Memorabilia

Wanted

 

Scale Model Promos: Any solid color 1955’s. Contact Ronn Pittman, 1024 S. Raddant Rd. Batavia, IL 60510. Phone 630-879-7393. NDC #3555.

 

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, can type or bellows, $300. Rebuild yours or exchange. Plating available. Contact “Booster” Dewey or “Booster” Steve, power brake 4335 S.E. 63rd Ave. Portland, OR 97206. Phone 503-238-8882. Website bosterdeweyexchange,com. NDC #5394.                                                          10/18

 

Information Wanted