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Just bought a 1937 Desoto 4 door Touring sedan

Discussion in 'Other classic cars' started by hemirunner426, Jun 29, 2017.

  1. hemirunner426

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    Being transported from Saskatchewan to Ontario..Will post pics when I get it.
     
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    Great.

    Post pics for sure.

    What condition?

    You gonna restore it?
     
  3. chuzz

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    I love the old DeSotos. I can't wait to see yours.
     
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  4. hemirunner426

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    First time I bought a car without seeing it first.Supposed to be in very good condition..I will know on Saturday.
     
  5. hemirunner426

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    thanks
     
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    Cool! Can't wait to see pictures.
     
  7. hemirunner426

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    Well its not as nice as the pictures,surprise,surprise.It wasn't transported in a covered trailer and it rained the whole way.It wouldn't run and the inside is totally soaked.pulled the front seat and the carpet,floor looks good.I will post pics but I always have trouble posting as the files are always to large.
     
  8. hemirunner426

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    Car is in nice condition.More work than I planned on.
     

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  9. hemirunner426

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    I like the body style, including the suicide doors, and the engine looks simple. One of your investments might be weather-stripping. Did that model come with an air filter?
     
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    But it does have an exchangeable cartidge type oil filter. Nice car.
     
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  12. hemirunner426

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    Oh ya.lots of new weather stripping.I had taken the air filter off to troubleshoot why it wasn't running.Purring like kitten now.
     
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  13. hemirunner426

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    got in to the Desoto.i will need to do some floor repairs,but not that bad.done lots of this stuff.pic for anyone who wants a look.
     

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    Only one windshield wiper. Vacuum operated? ------ Fits all type emergency brake? Priceless.
     
  15. chuzz

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    Absolutely a gorgeous car. Color me envious!
     
  16. saltydog

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    Very nice car!!
     
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    Looks like a nice project to me... Hope you enjoy it.... My pops had one only in the color Silver... Nice ridding car for sure.
     
  18. hemirunner426

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    Finished up the supporting floor structure.solid as a rock.i have a new top floor section coming from the Plymouth Doctor in Michigan. DSCN2477.JPG DSCN2478.JPG
     
  19. Bearhawke

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    That car had a RHD option judging by the block off plate on the passenger side of the bellhousing :)
     
  20. hemirunner426

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    Very possible.Not sure if it was available in 1937?
     

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