1931 DeSoto Hearse Hot Rod / Rat Rod

Sale price: $12000,00 make an offer

Technical specifications

Fuel Type:Gasoline
Interior Color:Sublime green
Engine:291 DeSoto Hemi
Number of Cylinders:8
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This is a one of a kind car that will draw attention wherever you go. It was built with original sheet metal and period correct parts. It is powered by a genuine 291 Desoto hemi from a1955 Desoto, the engine was professionally rebuilt with all new parts and gaskets. Its backed by a 700r4 overdrive transmission and fed by a 500 CFM Edlebrock carburetor. It has drum breaks in the rear with disc brakes up front and a compact power brake booster from a 1973 Toyota truck. It has a full gauge set including tach, and runs an electric fuel pump. The wheels are original 16 inch ford wires with military reproduction tires from Cooker tire. It has a 1940 mercury front axle and a 1955 Desoto rear end with 3.73 gears. The fenders are from a 1924 Oakland and the running boards come from a 1936 LaSalle hearse. The headlights are from a 1929 Chrysler and have modern bulbs in them. With the aluminum radiator it always stays cool and runs strong.
The body modifications include a 7 inch chop, a 3 inch channel and one of a kind gull wing doors. The frame was hand made and the interior as well. It is a wild experience to drive at only 47 inches tall to the top of the roof. This car is full of custom touches all the way around including a unique "stitched" paintjob. If you are looking for an attention getting hot rod to drive around town then this is the one for you! It has been in Rat Rod magazine as well as car Kulture Deluxe. It has also been to hot august nights and went to a car show in Canada. It was driven NOT trailered.
The buyer is responsible for pick up of the vehicle within 30 days. A non-refundable deposit of 1000 dollars is required from the winning bidder through paypal at the close of the sale. I can help load the vehicle but you are responsible for transport and all transport costs.
Thank you for your interest and happy bidding!

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