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Updated May 2020

Cars For Sale

1941 Convertible: Project, nearly complete vehicle, all major components there, a shed full of parts included plus manuals etc. Engine, fluid drive transmission and brakes redone. $10,000. Contact Craig Bell. Phone 616-915-9648. E-mail craigbell30@gmail.com. NDC #2742.

1949 Custom 4 door sedan: Fluid drive, 6 cylinder engine - full body in good condition, complete and extra chrome pieces. Complete new wiring loom installed, near new tires. Installed seat belts. Extra parts. Upholstery intact, door and window molding ready to install. Kept in rustic condition on purpose. Starts right up and is in drivable condition. Radio ready to install. Asking only $6,000. It is licensed for 2020. Contact Dan Thaxton. Phone 805-482-8311, leave a message and I will return your call. NDC #5571.

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1938 S-11: Reconditioned steering wheel and steering column. Asking $500. for the set, O.B.O. Contact Glenn Kirby, 752 Doral Ct., Diamondhead, MS 39525. Phone 504-554-7941. Lead submitted by ad editor.

1955 Firedome Station Wagon: It needs a windshield, radiator and driver's floorboard, otherwise it's very solid and complete. The engine is stuck and I'm working on a title. $4,200. Thank you. Contact Steve Jones. Phone 661-282-0515. E-mail 13sdj1957@gmail.com. Lead submitted by Steve Jensen, NDC #2363.

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Parts For Sale

1930’s and 1940’s N.O.S. Parts: 1936 differential pinion shaft lock screw (308279) $4.00; 1930-33 six cylinder piston pin (320031) 2 at $5.00 each; 1928-36 six cylinder exhaust valve seat (389236) $3.00; 1934-54 six cylinder piston pin (436658) 8 at $4.00 each; 1933-59 manual transmission main shaft pilot bearing snap ring (601108) $5.00; 1934-42 six cylinder oil pressure relief valve spring, light (red)(617673) $5.00; 1933-37 clutch release bearing sleeve to fork return spring (633686) $6.00; 1928-61 parking brake lever pivot pin (3/8x7/8)(652970) $5.00; 1936-55 manual transmission pilot bearing retainer screw grommet (670946) 30 at $1.00 each; 1937-40 clutch fork (665368) $35.00; 1939 license light lens (691741) $15.00; 1935-36 speedometer cable housing, 61 inch (695586) $10.00; 1939 speedometer cable housing, 72 inch (695997) $10.00; 1938-42 sway bar bushing (681912) $3.00; 1939-50 hand brake cable dash grommet (696226) $5.00; 1940-54 manual transmission synchronizer stop ring with strut type synchronizer (853867) $25.00; 1940 tail light lens, left, except coupes (856702) $20.00; 1941-50 upper control arm bumper  (861212) $20.00; 1941 park light bezel, right (866213) $25.00; 1941-1951 u-joint roller and bushing (870548) 2 at $5.00 each;  1941-42 transmission power cylinder piston boot (870628) $30.00; 1946-48 starter drive assembly (871755) $25.00; 1940-48 4 door deck lid lock (872924) $40.00; 1949-53 USED lighter knob for rear armrest (898492) $3.00; 1940-48 tie rod end, right hand threads, usually inner (951302) $45.00; 1942-48 standard transmission remote control gearshift selector lever (952273) $10.00; 1941-52 manual transmission shift lever anti-rattle spring (953144) $3.00; 1938-48 hub cap clip (959408 or 1316017) 2 at $3.00 each; 1942-48 license light lens, corner broke off (974934) $3.00; 1930-54 six cylinder connecting rod/piston pin bushing (954157) $2.00; 1946-48 right steering knuckle arm (1118111) $30.00; 1946-48 left steering knuckle arm (1118112) $30.00; 1937-54 intake valve guide (1124959) 5 at $4.00 each; 1949 control arm bumper and bolt (1137965) $10.00; 1946-48 park light lens (1149829) $20.00; 1946-48 fuel tank filter nipple sleeve (1122375) 4 at $5.00 each; 1942-50 door sill mat retaining grommet (1149120) 12 at $2.00 each;  1941 rocker mouldings without running boards, these are “universal “ Mopar  replacements #1240491, not exactly like original #866136 and 7, have some shelfwear $50.00 for pair; 1949-51 lower right vent wing door pivot (1243568) $10.00; 1949 left stop light lens, except wagon (1253176) $35.00; 1949-50 8 amp windshield wiper circuit breaker (1257557) $10.00; 1949 USED door vent wing handle shaft and bracket (1244472) $4.00; 1949 good USED pair of rear license frames, left and right (1253267 and 8) $25.00 for pair; 1941-42 transmission repair gasket package for Gyromatic, Tip Toe shift or U-Drive, includes 9 gaskets/ seals and 2 copper washers (1321250) 3 at $5.00 each; 1949 left rear fender stone shield except 2 door (1334354) $45.00. Prices do not include shipping. I can email or text photos of parts. Contact Ben Watson, 220 Bunker Hill Road, Elizabethton, TN 37643. Phone 423-440-4296. E-mail moparbenbw@gmail.com. NDC #5796.

1946-48: Complete S-11 grille assembly, all 6 sections still in original Chrysler boxes from 1948, mint new, $2,800. 1946-48 DeSoto “Custom” model, steering wheel in original factory box, mint, $659. We have just about any molding one would want, 1941-1956, all N.O.S. Reply with your needs. The past 30+ years. Contact Ed Spiegel, 3521 Burnett Dr., Murrysville, PA 15668. Phone 412-559-6880 cell. 724-733-1818 home. E-mail parts4u@aol.com. Website: antiquemopar.com. NDC #284.

1946-48: N.O.S. outside Mopar sun visor $450. Front and rear grille guards $300. N.O.S. Deluxe horn ring $50. Many more parts! Contact Vincent Grana, 28 Pine Hill Rd.,Stockton,NJ 08559. Phone 908-361-6195. E-mail gigiwon@embarqmail.com. NDC #4527.

1955: Taillight lens, needs some work, $5. Plastic front emblem, cracked, not great but better than nothing, $5. Exterior door handle assembly, drivers side, cracked base, useable handle, $5. All prices above are plus shipping. Many more parts available. Contact Russ Frank, W. 1794 Lake Rd. Mukwonago, WI 53149. Phone 262-642-2190. E-mail DeS4us@centurylink.net. NDC #255.

1955-1956: Left and right front seat tracks for manual seat, $50.00/pair. Two- 2 door rear seat ashtrays with surround bezel, $15, $30 each. Headlight buckets, the pieces that go behind the headlight bulb, 5 of the larger pieces and 3 of the smaller pieces, $25. for all 8 pieces. Hood ornament, $5. All prices above are plus shipping. Many more parts available. Contact Russ Frank, W. 1794 Lake Rd. Mukwonago, WI 53149. Phone 262-642-2190. E-mail DeS4us@centurylink.net. NDC #255.

1956: I have parted out over six ‘56 Desoto’s and have lots of parts to get rid of. Let me know what you need, I probably have it. Contact Roger Graeber, 8191 Appian Way, Sebastopol, CA 95472-2160. E-mail roger.graeber@gmail.com. NDC #522.

1956: Upper, red taillight lens with chrome ring/bezel, $35. Set of 4 hubcaps, great if you have none, $20.00. All prices above are plus shipping. Many more parts available. Contact Russ Frank, W. 1794 Lake Rd., Mukwonago, WI 53149. Phone 262-642-2190. E-mail DeS4us@centurylink.net. NDC #255.

1961, 1950's-60's: N.O.S. dual rear antennas.  This is an N.O.S. pair of dual rear antennas that are still in their Mopar shipping box and have part #2198229. This factory original accessory is in mint condition and has never been used or installed on a car. The chrome plating on both is bright & shiny having absolutely no pitting, stains or oxidation. Both antenna masts slide easily in and out and are not bent or kinked.  This accessory kit comes with 2 complete antenna assemblies, cables, mounting hardware with gaskets, instruction sheet & template. This kit was never opened until I took it of the box to check condition and see what parts were included. $500. Contact Terry Kriss. Phone 724-984-1659. E-mail terrykriss@att.net. NDC #85.

1961: N.O.S. left hand rear antenna assembly. This antenna is still in its Mopar shipping box having part # 2198530. This factory original accessory is in mint condition and has never been used or installed on a car.  The chrome plating is bright and shiny having absolutely no pits, stains, or oxidation. The antenna mast slides easily in and out and is not bent or kinked. The kit comes with a complete antenna assembly, cables, mounting hardware with gaskets, instruction sheet & template. It was never opened until I took it out of the box to check condition and see what parts were included. $100. Contact Terry Kriss. Phone 724-984-1659. E-mail terrykriss@att.net. NDC #85.

Parts Wanted

1930’s: HaDees auto heater as used in the 1933 DeSoto. Contact Gary A. Ohnstad, 27207 Fountain Circle, Harrisburg, SD 57032. Phone 605-310-0998. E-mail Gary.ohnstad@icloud.com. NDC #5881.

1946-48: 4 door handles (1237029), 6 escutcheons (1163706), 2 hose clamps (870469), control knob assemblies (1157-924, 1157-923, 1157-922, 1157-920), right outside cowl mirror (1244-497), choke assembly (677-179), N.O.S. ONLY. Contact Vincent Grana, 28 Pine Hill Road, Stockton, NJ 08559. Phone 908-361-6195. E-mail gigiwon@embarqmail.com. NDC #4527. 

1955 2 Door Fender Skirts: Prefer the style that fit into the wheel opening. Contact Ferd Driver, 3301 Clipper Mill Rd, Millers, MD 21102. Phone 410-329-6509. NDC #2089.

Parts Suppliers and Reproducers

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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.    4/20

1935-1961 Parts: 1937-61 brake shoes, the good kind that stop, $45 axle exchange. 1940-61 brake hoses, $17. 1942-61 emergency brake cables, $35. 1940-61 shock absorbers, $35 pair. 1946-56 clutch bearings, $25. 1955-61 master cylinders, $85. 1940-up pivot pins, $45 pair. 1939-42 and 60-61 headlight switches, $35. 1937-48 outer tie rod ends, $45 pair. 1957-59 Firesweep outer tie rod ends, $35 pair. 1957-61 fuel pumps, $25. 1958-61 water pumps, $50. 1957-61 upper ball joints, $50 pair. 1957-61 lower ball joints, $65 pair. 1956-61 starter relays, $35. 1935-38 speedometer cable with housing, $40. 1959-61 2 speed wiper motor $100. 1952-54 carter carburetor, $150. 1935-55 6 volt voltage regulators, $35. 1937-55 starter motors, $125. 1940-59 generators, no power steering, $125. 1935-48 starter drives, $25. All parts new or factory rebuilt Contact Don Nowak. Phone716-824-2292. E-mail oldcarnut007@aol.com. NDC #5434.       2/21

Andy Bernbaum Auto Parts: One-stop shopping for most DeSotos. We love DeSotos and we’re the world’s largest source for new and new old stock parts. Brakes, rubber weather-stripping, steering, gas tank, glass, front and rear axle, engine rebuild parts, suspension, electric, tune up, cooling, interior and exterior rubber, hubcaps and MUCH more. 20,000 square feet of new and new old stock parts. Same day shipping on most orders. Free catalog for fellow Adventurers! Serving MoPar hobbyists worldwide for over 45 years. Contact Andy Bernbaum Auto Parts, 93 Border St, West Newton, MA 02465. Phone 800-457-1250. Email orders@oldmoparts.com or check us out on the web at www.oldmoparts.com. Check us out on Facebook too! NDC #5480.           08/20    

Thousands of vintage parts in stock: A huge selection of lenses, lamp assemblies, lamp bezels and housings, and thousands of other parts for vehicles from the 30’s to the 70’s. We also carry door handles, window cranks, speedometers, gauges, script and emblems. Please call Al at cell phone 805-444-6020, or land line & recorder 805-482-9792. Mail to Albrico Auto and Truck Parts, PO Box 3179 Camarillo, CA 93011. E-mail albrico@juno.com. This well established mail order and swap meet business is for sale at a rock bottom bargain price. I am retiring and will sell my inventory for ten cents on the dollar and will include at no charge all of the fixtures and merchandising aids. I am offering a $5,000 finders fee for anyone that is instrumental in finding the buyer for my business. NDC #1498.       8/20

Ed Spiegel Antique Moparts Co: Hundreds of N.O.S. original body moldings, bumper guards, medallions, switches and more. Contact Ed Spiegel, 3521 Burnett Dr., Murrysville, PA 15668. Phone 412-559-6880 cell, 724-733-1818 home. E-mail parts4u@aol.com. Website: antiqumopar.com. NDC #284.       12/20

NEW GLASS FOR 1930-1960 DeSoto: Hardtop and convertible. Windshields, vents, doors, quarters. Call for your model. Contact Auto City Classic, 28433 HWY 65 NE, Isanti, MN 55040. Phone 1-800-828-2212. Email sales@autocityclassic.com. NDC# 5218.   12/20

Literature/Toy/Memorabilia Suppliers

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DeSoto Manuals: ‘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 history books $24-$43. Contact Alex Voss, 4850 37th Ave. S. Seattle, WA 98118. Phone 206-721-3077. Website: www.books4cars.com. NDC #3750.         2/20

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.

220+ Issues Desoto Adventures Magazine of the National Desoto Club 1986-2019: I have been a member of the NDC for a long time and these are my personal magazines. Most of these are "unread" and perfect condition. Many of the later issues are still in their plastic unopened sleeves. Some of the earlier issues show signs of use and wear. The 220 + count are issues, yearly rosters, and calendars. Every year from 1986- 2019 is represented. Issues start with Vol.1, number 3 dated May-June 1986 through Vol 34, number 4 dated July-Aug 2019. I have not inventoried them all as it is too much work. Most years are complete but some of the earlier years are missing some issues. If you need to know about a specific issue being present, let me know but I am only interested in selling the lot. They make up a stack about 22" tall. Shipment by FedEx in the 48 States is included. $100.00. Contact Harry. Phone 303-324-3485. E-mail  ironheadxlch@msn.com. NDC #352.

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.    8/20

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