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58 Plymouth ,58 Desoto Trunk floor.
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57DODGECONV
Posted 2018-11-01 3:42 PM (#572761)
Subject: 58 Plymouth ,58 Desoto Trunk floor.


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I wondered if anybody would know how close 58 Plymouth and 58 Desoto Trunk floors are to each other ? Thanks in advance.
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mikes2nd
Posted 2018-11-01 4:29 PM (#572763 - in reply to #572761)
Subject: Re: 58 Plymouth ,58 Desoto Trunk floor.


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Firesweep or fireflight?
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57DODGECONV
Posted 2018-11-01 4:33 PM (#572764 - in reply to #572761)
Subject: Re: 58 Plymouth ,58 Desoto Trunk floor.


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Mike ,not sure what model Desoto it is from.
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christine-lover
Posted 2018-11-01 5:25 PM (#572767 - in reply to #572761)
Subject: RE: 58 Plymouth ,58 Desoto Trunk floor.



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57DODGECONV - 2018-11-01 3:42 PM

I wondered if anybody would know how close 58 Plymouth and 58 Desoto Trunk floors are to each other ? Thanks in advance.


Not at all close. All DeSotos, except for the overseas hybrid ones, used the same trunk floor.

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57DODGECONV
Posted 2018-11-01 5:58 PM (#572770 - in reply to #572761)
Subject: Re: 58 Plymouth ,58 Desoto Trunk floor.


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Thanks ,Mike and Matt for your Help.
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Powerflite
Posted 2018-11-02 2:03 PM (#572798 - in reply to #572761)
Subject: Re: 58 Plymouth ,58 Desoto Trunk floor.



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I do know that the Dodge is the same as the Chrysler and DeSoto. Are Plymouth the only ones that are different? I would have expected them to be the same too, except maybe a little shorter?
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57burb
Posted 2018-11-02 2:57 PM (#572804 - in reply to #572798)
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I would expect the trunk floors across the makes to have subtle differences. As examples, the gas filler locations, trunk floor extensions to quarters, the areas where they meet the rear of the body, spare tire hold downs, etc.

But I'd also expect a "good" trunk floor from one car to be a suitable replacement for a bad (or missing) trunk floor in another car. Even if it's not perfect, you could make it work.
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57DODGECONV
Posted 2018-11-02 6:23 PM (#572820 - in reply to #572761)
Subject: Re: 58 Plymouth ,58 Desoto Trunk floor.


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I thought they might be similar ,But I check with John at Big M and he also said they are completely different.,Thanks for the input everyone.
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