National DeSoto Club Forum - Recent Topics https://desoto.org/community/ Discussion Board en-US Tue, 20 Apr 2021 04:34:25 +0000 wpForo 60 Where to Anchor Seat Belts https://desoto.org/community/support-forum/where-to-anchor-seat-belts/ Mon, 12 Apr 2021 19:54:35 +0000 I just bought a 59 Firedome Sportsman 2 door. It has no seat belts and I want to add them. Is there a preferred location? Are there any caveats I should be aware of?

Thanks

Norm

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Norman Silverman https://desoto.org/community/support-forum/where-to-anchor-seat-belts/
Have not received the Membership edition of the Adventurer https://desoto.org/community/general-discussion/have-not-received-the-membership-edition-of-the-adventurer/ Tue, 30 Mar 2021 23:07:46 +0000 Tomorrow will  be the end of March and i still have not received the 2021 Membership edition of the Adventurer.  Has anyone else received there current magazine her inthe greater eastern Pa, New Jersey, Delaware and NY area.

 

Rich Hartung

desoto1939@aol.com

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RichardHartung https://desoto.org/community/general-discussion/have-not-received-the-membership-edition-of-the-adventurer/
Parts for DeSoto 1929 Sedan https://desoto.org/community/support-forum/parts-for-desoto-1929-sedan/ Fri, 19 Mar 2021 06:54:39 +0000 Hi, my name is Marko and i'm a new member in club. I am in process of restoring a DeSoto 1929 Sedan, and since I'm from Croatia i have a problem with the purchase of parts, I don't know where to look for them. This car was outside for many, many years and a lot of parts are missing. I will write the list of missing parts and if someone could help me to find them it would be great!

Part list that i'm looking for:

1. Complete ignition distributor

2. Complete wiring harness with ignition switch and key

3. 8 spark plugs for DeSoto

4. Signal light switch

5. Wiper switch

6. Windshild wiper linkage assembly

7. Rear left and right light tail assembly

8. Engine water pump

9. Radiator cooling fan belt driven

10. Speedometar gauge

11. Speedometar cable

12. Outside door handle with key

13. Window glass (left and right)

14. Door rubber seals

15. Transmission clutch throw out bearing

 

Thank you for your help!

 

Marko

 

 

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Marko Matosevic https://desoto.org/community/support-forum/parts-for-desoto-1929-sedan/
2021 Jan-Feb DeSoto Adventures https://desoto.org/community/general-discussion/2021-jan-feb-desoto-adventures/ Sat, 06 Mar 2021 16:26:51 +0000 The 2021 Jan-Feb DeSoto Adventures roster issue was mailed on March 4th.

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DanLyman https://desoto.org/community/general-discussion/2021-jan-feb-desoto-adventures/
1950 Custom radio model 804 and 808 https://desoto.org/community/general-discussion/1950-custom-radio-model-804-and-808/ Thu, 04 Mar 2021 22:42:20 +0000 Hi All,  I am sure that this has been discussed at length and I just need to find the thread but, here goes.  I have a 50 Desoto Custom that was blessed without a radio.  If I understand it correctly, a model 804 or 808 will fit. Is this a correct understanding?

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TimKibler https://desoto.org/community/general-discussion/1950-custom-radio-model-804-and-808/
6 to 12 volt conversion generator question https://desoto.org/community/general-discussion/6-to-12-volt-conversion-generator-question/ Wed, 03 Mar 2021 15:02:37 +0000 I purchased my ‘55 already converted to 12 volt, however the battery is not staying charged. The prior owner installed a new 12 volt regulator, but it looks as though the original generator is still in place (tag on unit says 6 volt). My question then: could the generator have been converted to 12v, or will it need to be replaced with a 12 volt generator?

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Roger Hubbs https://desoto.org/community/general-discussion/6-to-12-volt-conversion-generator-question/
Wanted: 1960 DeSoto Fireflite 2 Door https://desoto.org/community/cars-for-sale-wanted/wanted-1960-desoto-fireflite-2-door/ Tue, 02 Mar 2021 03:21:03 +0000 Looking for a 1960 Fireflite 2HT (will consider Adventurer 2HT) must be complete and original.  A number 4 or 5 preferably.  No projects and no customizing.  I know it's a tall order but that's all I am interested in. 

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FredRoman https://desoto.org/community/cars-for-sale-wanted/wanted-1960-desoto-fireflite-2-door/
1955 Desoto firedome https://desoto.org/community/cars-for-sale-wanted/1955-desoto-firedome/ Tue, 02 Mar 2021 03:01:36 +0000 Here is a true survivor car that you don't see every day. This beautiful 1955 Desoto is all original from the engine all the way to the interior. It has a 291 V8 Firedome Hemi as all Chrysler cars did and are still able to keep up with the freeway. It has 65,000 original miles and runs smooth and even starts right up on a cold start. Had the booster and master cylinder rebuilt as there was a tear in the booster diaphragm but besides that fix, there isn't anything else it really needs. cruises nicely and gets lots of attention. I have extra parts such as some new brake shoes, trim, oil filter, and the original radio to replace the Audiovox. I'm asking 13k OBO. Thank you and have a great day. The car is located in southern California

. My number is 714-916-8776.

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Mason Mello https://desoto.org/community/cars-for-sale-wanted/1955-desoto-firedome/