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New member 1938 S5
Project car. Fixin up to drive and show. Out for a Sunday drive.
The car is looking great. Luckily you are in the South and you can take your car out for a Sunday drive. My cars will have to hibernate until Spring. We would like to see a lot more pictures of your car.
From the photo, it looks solid! It reminds me a lot of my '59 Fireflite - a very solid car and a great driver, but with faded paint and a baked interior. Those flaws, however, are why I have so much fun with my car since I don't fret about some dirt or road debris.
Hey Steve....nice looking original DeSoto. I'm envious of all the greenery. Where are you located?
The car has been on my dream list for many years. Now that “Florence” is roadworthy I try to take her out weekly.
Here is Florence when I first saw her.
We are located in central Mississippi.
Here is a picture of the interior, it was a rush job to get her into a local car show
and the seat upholstery is painters drop cloths from Harbor Freight.
I made the door panels with one yard of material I found on Amazon.
The Big Easy is always fun, the NDC convention is definitely on my radar.
I am attaching a picture of the trunk as it was when I picked her up. I am surprised how complete the car was, the project is definitely keeping me busy.
Today I started cleaning the sills, amazing how much detail is in such a simple piece.
Nice DeSoto. Please keep us updated with your progress - it looks to be a great project.
"It's delightful, it's delovely, it's DeSoto"