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Lancer Mike
Posted 2014-09-17 11:26 AM (#456583)
Subject: Non Forward Look - Rocky Mountain Region



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Well, let's try out a new sticky-thread. I am not sure just how this will work, but you are welcome to post any non Forward Look items pertaining to the Rocky Mountain Region here.

If you make a new post here, you may want to change the Subject line accordingly. Otherwise, a reply should show the same subject.
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Lancer Mike
Posted 2014-09-17 11:30 AM (#456584 - in reply to #456583)
Subject: 1939 De Soto Coupe - Montana Craigslist - No Price Listed



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Location: The Mile High City

For example, I ran across this De Soto on craigslist. 1939 was a great year for Chrysler products!

Not Mine

http://saltlakecity.craigslist.org/cto/4629417819.html

rare 1939 Desoto coupe
6cly-3sp od [not running]
factory radio
heater [not original]
95% complete
perfect nose
some roof damage
some rust in trunk floor & pass floor
hood missing--have 40 hood
have NOS headlight lenses
asking $3850.00
delivery possible
thanks





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Lancer Mike
Posted 2014-09-26 5:21 PM (#457486 - in reply to #456584)
Subject: RE: 1939 De Soto Coupe - Montana Craigslist - No Price Listed



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Location: The Mile High City

The sedans don't quite look as appealing!

http://denver.craigslist.org/cto/4682674246.html





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firedome
Posted 2014-09-29 9:58 AM (#457696 - in reply to #457486)
Subject: Re: Non Forward Look - Rocky Mountain Region



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Always liked the late '30s Deco styled Mopars, that sedan would be very tempting if space and money permitted, even the sedans have a sort of "black lab" doggy kind of friendliness and ruggedness about them!
Great idea to post these!!

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Doctor DeSoto
Posted 2014-10-02 11:27 AM (#458013 - in reply to #457696)
Subject: Re: Non Forward Look - Rocky Mountain Region



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I like the more slippery 30's - 40's designs as art, but never liked driving them. A lot of work (drive like
an old truck) and they have terrible visibility with those tiny windows. Another one of those cases where I
like them, but I would not want to own one. Another turn-off for me is the legions of same era cars turned
into hotrods, with their bright paint, flames, louvres, and (gag) big tires and wheels. Never could get with
that scene. If I am going to go to the trouble of a really old car, I'll go all the way back to the 20's to get
the big windows and more "contraption-like" feel and appearance. Still, what is cooler than seeing a car like
these going down the road in original appearance ?
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Lancer Mike
Posted 2014-12-14 11:13 AM (#464613 - in reply to #458013)
Subject: Old Cars in Lakewood



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I went out to check on a 1961 Dodge (see thread in eBay section) and took a few snapshots of the cars this fellow had out in the yard.



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Lancer Mike
Posted 2014-12-14 11:22 AM (#464614 - in reply to #464613)
Subject: Broomfield Days Car Show 2014



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Location: The Mile High City
Also, a few pictures from Broomfield Days 2014



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Lancer Mike
Posted 2015-01-15 4:09 PM (#467704 - in reply to #464614)
Subject: 1942 De Soto Custom Coupe NM Craigslist $2,800



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Location: The Mile High City

:o A rarity!

http://albuquerque.craigslist.org/cto/4813357606.html

I have one of the rarest desotos ever built this is one 2200 coupes but one or 437 custom coupes. This car does need complete restoration I do have a 46 4 door sedan that is parts for this car for dash parts and some interior parts too. will ship car if needed , I will take a reasonable offer no low balls call 505 239 2588 for more info thanks Video of car can be seen on youtube under moparmenis.





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Lancer Mike
Posted 2015-01-22 11:45 AM (#468302 - in reply to #467704)
Subject: 1954 Imperial Two Door Hardtop Utah Craigslist



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Location: The Mile High City

Classy!

http://denver.craigslist.org/cto/4852955809.html

Chrysler Imperial Custom Coupe. "The finest car in America today!" That was the sales byline for the new 1954 Imperial by Chrysler. You may not find a better example than the car that I'm offering. This is an extremely rare "Matching Numbers" car.

It was painstakingly restored to factory original condition. The car was repainted in it's original colors of Tahitian Tan over Cordovan Brown Metallic. The color-matched interior is new and flawless. All the chrome has been freshly replated--$$$.

It took five months to completely rebuild the 331 cubic inch Hemi engine. The transmission was removed, overhauled and resealed. All component parts-- starter, generator, power steering box, air conditioning compressor, battery, voltage regulator, etc are either new or freshly overhauled.

The "Break-In" oil was literally just changed. It's still six volts! Old parts were saved.

At a cost of $4,560.00, before the Dealer added A/C, this was one of the most luxurious and expensive cars in America in 1954.

This fine vehicle possesses original, factory:
Power Windows
Power Seats
Power Steering
Power Brakes
Chrysler "Power Flyte" Automatic Transmission; and,
Dealer Installed Air Conditioning.

All systems are in perfect working condition. Save the clock, all electrical and mechanical instruments work flawlessly.

You simply will not be disappointed in the looks, feel, ride and quality of this low miles, Hemi-Headed Luxury Cruiser.

I have a book full of receipts evidencing the thoroughness of the restoration.





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Lancer Mike
Posted 2015-03-07 2:48 PM (#471913 - in reply to #468302)
Subject: 1954 New Yorker - Aztec NM craigslist $4250



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Location: The Mile High City

you may not think you are interested, but there is plenty to see in the pictures!

http://denver.craigslist.org/cto/4917773381.html

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Lancer Mike
Posted 2015-03-22 9:03 PM (#473175 - in reply to #471913)
Subject: RE: 1954 New Yorker - Aztec NM craigslist $4250



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This one must have been sold. I will post the pictures. A neat looking De Soto Adventurer in the background and it looks like it came with a Highway Hi-Fi! The lucky new owner came up with some good stuff!



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Lancer Mike
Posted 2015-08-25 3:01 PM (#487949 - in reply to #473175)
Subject: 1953 Firedome Convertible - Lakewood Craigslist $30,000



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Location: The Mile High City

Not Mine!

http://denver.craigslist.org/cto/5187503853.html

1953 dodge desoto 2 door convertible with a original hemi, this car has been in the family for over 26 years and has always been garaged kept and very well taken care of, the car starts up just fine and sounds great, the tranny shifts into forward and reverse But the brakes need to be serviced in order for the car to be road worthy along with a general check ,and she will be ready to roll .the body is in excellent condition with no signs of rust showing on the car, the paint looks great but could use a quick clean and wax to bring the luster out, the top is in perfect condition without any dry rotting or tears to speak of, along with that the interior is rather nice and shows well. The front windshield is cracked and needs to be replaced side glass has one chip crack on the drivers side, the front and rear bumpers and grill are in excellent condition and look like new and
very straight, new battery with the original
6 volt system clear Colorado title , please call me at 720-218-3731 matty





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Lancer Mike
Posted 2017-05-02 6:11 PM (#539306 - in reply to #487949)
Subject: old-timey Colorado Pictures from Joe Godec



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Location: The Mile High City
A couple of images Joe Godec sent to me recently from Hemmings:





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Lancer Mike
Posted 2017-10-11 6:09 PM (#550170 - in reply to #539306)
Subject: 1970 Dart Swinger



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Location: The Mile High City
Not mine!
This came in from Ivy at MoPower Masters (see attachment)



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56D500boy
Posted 2017-10-11 6:42 PM (#550174 - in reply to #550170)
Subject: RE: 1970 Dart Swinger



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Lancer Mike
Posted 2017-10-11 10:41 PM (#550191 - in reply to #550174)
Subject: RE: 1970 Dart Swinger



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Location: The Mile High City
That's the one!
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Lancer Mike
Posted 2018-02-07 12:08 PM (#557644 - in reply to #550191)
Subject: 1930 Chrysler Business Coupe



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Location: The Mile High City

1930 Chrysler Business Coupe in Montrose, CO $7,000 - not monkeyed around with!

https://westslope.craigslist.org/cto/d/classic-1930-chrysler/6460029575.html

 

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Lancer Mike
Posted 2018-02-25 10:16 PM (#558824 - in reply to #539306)
Subject: RE: old-timey Colorado Pictures from Joe Godec



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This afternoon, I tried to get an image of the Colorado State Capitol and Immaculate Conception from Colfax and about Williams. 

The old Mountain States Bank was at Colfax and Gilpin.  I was at ground level.  For the life of me, I can't figure out how they took the image Joe sent to me!





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RICKYMOPAR
Posted 2018-02-26 4:56 PM (#558852 - in reply to #558824)
Subject: Re: Non Forward Look - Rocky Mountain Region



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Mike, The photographer was a block east and standing in the right lane, and the camera was pointed a little more to the west.
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Lancer Mike
Posted 2018-02-28 12:05 AM (#558957 - in reply to #558852)
Subject: Re: Non Forward Look - Rocky Mountain Region



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At least a block east!  I think the photographer must have been many, many blocks east with a zoom lens.  There were only a few buildings I recognized, but the house with the gable-end brown roof is one.  Also the building with the high hipped roof corners.  I can't figure out how the photographer got the house with the brown roof to line up with the state capitol and was able to get those proportions!  When I went out there thinking I could get a similar shot, I just don't see how the angle exists!  If you could get the house with the brown roof and the state capitol closer, it seems like the state capitol would be tiny!  Maybe it was some different type of lens like a zoom or fish-eye or ???

I did actually take the image a block east of Mountain States, like you might think from Joe's photograph.  Here is the un-cropped image with the reference points in yellow.  Somehow that image above was far enough away that all of the reference points on the south side of the street lined up a bit better.  Now the pot billboard would probably obscure the state capitol building! 





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