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The Chrysler Kid
Posted 2018-08-08 3:49 PM (#568074)
Subject: 1957 DeSoto Wagon 9 Pass.



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Our current side project. A 1957 DeSoto FireSweep Explorer 9 Pass. Unmolested one owner Texas car. Was in a field since 1971. Factory turquoise/black. Just going to patch the few holes in the floor/new interior/drivetrain and drive it. Factory a/c, 325 four barrel car. We have a 341 on the shelf though ready to go in. Should be a fun driver soon. Interior is currently out being upholstered.

...and dont worry the wheels arent staying.

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Mike McCandless
Posted 2018-08-08 7:16 PM (#568085 - in reply to #568074)
Subject: Re: 1957 DeSoto Wagon 9 Pass.


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I have to imagine, a rare piece. Super super cool!
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mikes2nd
Posted 2018-08-08 9:07 PM (#568096 - in reply to #568074)
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someone needs to make an "Adventurer" tribute wagon
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SavoyPlaza
Posted 2018-08-09 5:15 AM (#568115 - in reply to #568074)
Subject: RE: 1957 DeSoto Wagon 9 Pass.



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Nice score! It seems after restoring a sedan, a wagon seems twice the size!

She's a good one, keep us updated with your progress.
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pennerdodge
Posted 2018-08-09 8:33 AM (#568121 - in reply to #568074)
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Great colour combination! this is a great looking car.
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56D500boy
Posted 2018-08-09 12:22 PM (#568127 - in reply to #568121)
Subject: RE: 1957 DeSoto Wagon 9 Pass.



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pennerdodge - 2018-08-09 8:33 AM
Great colour combination! this is a great looking car.


Minty Green and black - one of the classic 57 colour combos (pink and black, turquoise and black, yellow and black, etc).



I presume Firesweep Mist green and black in this case

Some Shopper details:

https://www.flickr.com/photos/argentla/sets/72157622002126753/

https://www.motoexotica.com/inventory/listing/1957-desoto-firesweep-...



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57burb
Posted 2018-08-09 1:50 PM (#568130 - in reply to #568074)
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These cars are all "rare" but that one is a little rarer than most.

1957 Firesweep Explorer (9P) - 1,198 built

Enjoy!
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jboymechanic
Posted 2018-08-09 5:06 PM (#568138 - in reply to #568074)
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I remember seeing this one for sale on CL or ebay and hoping that someone would do exactly what you plan to do. Nice save.
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ToMopar
Posted 2018-08-10 6:16 AM (#568179 - in reply to #568074)
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Congratulation to this Firesweep wagon.
Yes rare piiece.
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The Chrysler Kid
Posted 2018-08-13 10:58 AM (#568358 - in reply to #568074)
Subject: RE: 1957 DeSoto Wagon 9 Pass.



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Thanks for the comments. A '57/8 wagon has been on my bucket list for awhile. Here's the 341 that's going in.



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