DESOTO: COUPE Deluxe

Sale price: $5000,00 make an offer

Technical specifications

Manufacturer:DeSoto
Model:Coupe
Year:1940
Type:Coupe
Color:Magenta
Mileage:4,500
Transmission:Automatic
Interior Color:White
Engine:350 V8
Trim:Deluxe
Number of Cylinders:8
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Description

1940 Desoto Coupe

You are viewing a nice solid Street Rod that has had recent very expensive work done in 2011. 4,500 total miles with a total body off repaint in 2011 with 1K miles or less driven since recent work was done. This also includes new interior and Heidts front suspension all in 2011. 60K has been invested in the car. The car needs nothing and runs, drives and rides excellent. A really good road car. Full file of receipts and money spent on build.
Please read on for more particulars of the car:

Body/Paint: All steel body taken down to metal and repainted in 2011. The body is in excellent condition with body and paint work costing 17K. Very presentable, clean and shows excellent. Base/clear Magenta.
Interior: The interior is very nice and comfortable with hi end material used. 8K to have done. Like new condition and was also finished in 2011. Front seats are Accura Legend buckets with console. Rear seat is custom made. Electric windows, Power Steering, Power brakes, CD player stereo with 4 speakers and 6x9s in the back quarter. Lokar shifter, fuel, volt, temp, oil pressure, speedo and tach. Tilt steering column, Electric wipers, AC done, but has not been charged. Will need 134 installed. Everything else works. Seat belts. Nice finished trunk.
Running Gear: 350/300hp or so with aluminum intake, HEI ignition, stock exhaust manifolds, 1 wire chrome alternator, electric puller fan and runs cool, Quadrojet carb, new HD aluminum radiator. TH400 rebuilt and works excellent. Rear end is GM 10 bolt with hiway gears.
Suspension: Heidts front clip rack and pinion with power disc brakes. Welded to frame. Large front sway bar, which really improves the ride and body lean on corners. Very stable ride and solid. The frame is in excellent condition and painted. The underside of the car is nice and clean. Rear springs are aftermarket with lowering blocks.
Bright work: Bright work stainless and chrome in very good condition.
Glass: Tinted and replaced with new weather stripping.
Exhaust: Dueled 2 ¼ inch pipes with Turbo style mufflers. Has a nice street cam rumble.
Brakes: Power front disc brakes and drum rear.
Wheels/Tires: SS chrome Cragars with shank style lug nuts in very nice condition. Tires are radial 215/70/15 all the way around with lots of rubber.
Summary: Good value for the money when considering the sale price. The car needs nothing other than have the AC charged. Great for roads trips and very comfortable. A coupe that can seat 4 people. I have over 100 pictures of the car so please contact me and provide your email address if you would like additional pictures. Reasonable price so why build when you can enjoy today. Great value and a quality car for the money.
Disclaimer: The car is for sale locally. The owner has the right to cancel the auction at any time for any reason. No warranties or guarantees are expressed or implied with the car being sold in "AS IS" condition.
Feel free to call me to discuss the particulars.
Gary 509 993 6918


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