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Posted 2019-02-03 11:44 AM (#577763)
Subject: 1958 Desoto wagon


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Sector Complete with Column / No horn Ring.

Sway Bar, can trim off Frame mounting plates too.

Complete rear differential

Push buttons with assembly.

Trim around windows

Pm for price. Parts still on car.





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Powerflite
Posted 2019-02-03 2:15 PM (#577769 - in reply to #577763)
Subject: Re: 1958 Desoto wagon



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These are pretty rare. Are you sure you want to part it out?
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1960-FURY
Posted 2019-02-03 2:25 PM (#577771 - in reply to #577769)
Subject: Re: 1958 Desoto wagon


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Its been parted out to this extent before I got it. Yes very rare,, but like to see the rest of the parts go to use.



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Powerflite
Posted 2019-02-03 2:35 PM (#577772 - in reply to #577763)
Subject: Re: 1958 Desoto wagon



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Missing the rear glass & side trim is a real bummer, but you should offer it up for sale whole as long as you have a VIN still on it. Gathering up the rest of the parts isn't too difficult because it shares the same parts as a 4dr sedan which are pretty easy to get. There are always parts out there, but cars that people want are few available - especially such a rare and desireable '58 Fireflite wagon like this.

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miquelonbrad
Posted 2019-02-03 8:05 PM (#577788 - in reply to #577763)
Subject: Re: 1958 Desoto wagon



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I have a pretty complete 4 door sedan that could supply side trims...
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ToMopar
Posted 2019-02-04 6:08 AM (#577812 - in reply to #577772)
Subject: Re: 1958 Desoto wagon



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Powerflite - 2019-02-03 7:35 PM
....... but cars that people want are few available - especially such a rare and desireable '58 Fireflite wagon like this.


I agree, this 58 big desoto wagon is quite rare, and deserves a second chance
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Apollo 61
Posted 2019-02-04 9:46 AM (#577816 - in reply to #577812)
Subject: Re: 1958 Desoto wagon



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I believe this 58 shopper is still available! (Not mine) I will check if anybody interested. Could make one out of the two.



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1960-FURY
Posted 2019-02-04 1:43 PM (#577829 - in reply to #577763)
Subject: RE: 1958 Desoto wagon


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Thanks for all the interest ,, Body and frame is spoken for now,,, I do understand that this Desoto is a very nice wagon !! I have a 2 door 57 wagon too that I am doing a complete on that now,,, Will defiantly help out with what is left on this wagon.

Some inside trim too. , Vent frames Ect. Front bench seat with good frame, non power. Dash, again steering sector / column as listed , rear end,,, Front hubs both sides, large brakes,,, Let me know your needs as car will be gone in three to four weeks.

I just want to help anyone needing some parts. I saved this car from the crusher !! I do love the Mopar Wagons TOO !!



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1960-FURY
Posted 2019-02-27 5:36 PM (#578690 - in reply to #577763)
Subject: RE: 1958 Desoto wagon


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There are a few more items to part out on the Desoto wagon, both the Vin tag and body data plate if anyone wants them for nostalgic reasons.

Tailgate Right side hing, center straps and holder that holds spring straps. Left hing broke,,, Tranny push buttons and assembly nice and moves freely through all gears.

I have out full rear differential with housing and axles complete, Big drum brakes, Might be a sure grip , all indications yes, if interest I will take apart. Not sure of gear ratio ?

Also now off the steering column and power steering sector, still has hoses attached., Not a problem shipping on my end, can take all apart or ship complete.

PM me if interested. THANKS
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NickArias3rd
Posted 2019-02-28 11:52 PM (#578726 - in reply to #577816)
Subject: Re: 1958 Desoto wagon



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Apollo 61 - 2019-02-04 9:46 AM

I believe this 58 shopper is still available! (Not mine) I will check if anybody interested. Could make one out of the two.


Hey Apollo, I'm interested. Are you able to contact the seller? Thanks!

Nick.
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Apollo 61
Posted 2019-03-05 2:59 PM (#578909 - in reply to #578726)
Subject: Re: 1958 Desoto wagon



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NickArias3rd - 2019-02-28 11:52 PM

Apollo 61 - 2019-02-04 9:46 AM

I believe this 58 shopper is still available! (Not mine) I will check if anybody interested. Could make one out of the two.


Hey Apollo, I'm interested. Are you able to contact the seller? Thanks!

Nick.


Pm returned
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1960-FURY
Posted 2019-03-05 9:29 PM (#578913 - in reply to #578909)
Subject: Re: 1958 Desoto wagon


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Hi, I still have some parts left off the wagon, I did PM Nick twice.

Thanks for all the interest but car will be parted out.
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Doctor DeSoto
Posted 2019-03-05 11:28 PM (#578916 - in reply to #578913)
Subject: Re: 1958 Desoto wagon



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Is the body and chassis gone ?
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Posted 2019-03-06 8:01 AM (#578930 - in reply to #578916)
Subject: Re: 1958 Desoto wagon


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No,

But spoken for , what might you need off of it ?
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Doctor DeSoto
Posted 2019-03-06 9:36 PM (#578968 - in reply to #578930)
Subject: Re: 1958 Desoto wagon



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As has been expressed above, this is a seriously special car, in spite of being stripped.
The frame is unique to a very low production run of long wheel base wagons, and I will
guess the chassis contains a few unique items for that unusual combination.

My question is, is this chassis just going to get hacked up and dumped ? The body is
common to all wagons, and a LWB nose clip could be found if needed, but that chassis
would be a shame to lose. It should be saved. Heck, as much of the car as possible
should be saved !

Will it be saved or just picked for a few items and the rest scrapped ? Where is it located ?
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1960-FURY
Posted 2019-03-06 10:02 PM (#578969 - in reply to #578968)
Subject: Re: 1958 Desoto wagon


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Hi I am building another wagon so yes some of this wagon will help with that build, A friend has spoke again for the rest . It will go to use.

Thanks again for the interest.

I just feel lucky to part it out and share with any interest in parts off it.
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57burb
Posted 2019-03-07 12:05 PM (#578991 - in reply to #578969)
Subject: Re: 1958 Desoto wagon



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Maybe you could take your 2-door wagon shell and put it on this frame. Then reassemble it with the big-body Desoto front clip, and paint and trim it out as an Adventurer wagon!
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Doctor DeSoto
Posted 2019-03-09 1:28 AM (#579064 - in reply to #578991)
Subject: Re: 1958 Desoto wagon



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Car fantasy build No. 431

LWB wagon chassis, 2-door wagon body, passenger car fins and bumper,
finished as a 58 DeSoto Firedome sedan delivery, straight bar side trim like
the no-sweep 57's, paint it monotone Buzzard Puke Green, set it on body
colored wheels, with dog dishies and blackwalls, and paint it in period com-
-mercial lettering for Town & Country Diaper Service with an address and
phone number like "Hudson-4-2129"

All I need is a 58 LWB wagon chassis and a smidge more insanity !
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