1948 Desoto Custom 2 Door Coupe

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1948 Desoto Custom 2 Door Coupe

Post #1 by mopehead440 » Mon Feb 12, 2018 12:19 pm

Here is the Sister to the 48 Dodge. They look to be exact twins, but everything on Desoto is bigger; fenders, doors, and quarters are longer. A larger Flathead six, and a different type of Fluid Drive
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. Fun car to play with, we have loaned it out for weddings, proms, and parades.
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Re: 1948 Desoto Custom 2 Door Coupe

Post #2 by mopehead440 » Mon Feb 12, 2018 12:22 pm

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Re: 1948 Desoto Custom 2 Door Coupe

Post #3 by mopehead440 » Mon Feb 12, 2018 1:35 pm

Hood ornament is the most popular part of this car...for some reason!!!
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Re: 1948 Desoto Custom 2 Door Coupe

Post #4 by CYBORG » Mon Feb 12, 2018 1:42 pm

mopehead440 wrote:Hood ornament is the most popular part of this car...for some reason!!!

Cause it's a COOL ornament :lol:
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Re: 1948 Desoto Custom 2 Door Coupe

Post #5 by Oldewing » Mon Feb 12, 2018 2:37 pm

Like it is real obvious, but nice shop and collection Sir.
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Re: 1948 Desoto Custom 2 Door Coupe

Post #6 by 5speed » Mon Feb 12, 2018 3:18 pm

4 classics? Dad??? :mrgreen:
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Re: 1948 Desoto Custom 2 Door Coupe

Post #7 by wingrider » Mon Feb 12, 2018 4:22 pm

Very nice! What engine/transmission combo you running in the Charger?
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Re: 1948 Desoto Custom 2 Door Coupe

Post #8 by mopehead440 » Mon Feb 12, 2018 4:24 pm

wingrider wrote:Very nice! What engine/transmission combo you running in the Charger?



383/727
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1975 GL1000 Blue/Green
1976 GL1000 LTD
1976 GL1000 Sulphur Yellow
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2001 Valkyrie IS
2012 GL1800
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Re: 1948 Desoto Custom 2 Door Coupe

Post #9 by 5speed » Mon Feb 12, 2018 4:33 pm

mopehead440 wrote:
wingrider wrote:Very nice! What engine/transmission combo you running in the Charger?



383/727

Is the black one a Fury?
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1976 GoldWing. running but not on the road
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Re: 1948 Desoto Custom 2 Door Coupe

Post #10 by mopehead440 » Mon Feb 12, 2018 4:45 pm

5speed wrote:
mopehead440 wrote:
wingrider wrote:Very nice! What engine/transmission combo you running in the Charger?



383/727

Is the black one a Fury?

It's a first year Plymouth GTX! I'm gonna post it up next--Gettin' the picture posting down pat! Yall scream when ya' get sick of my pics!!!
1975 GL1000 Red
1975 GL1000 Blue/Green
1976 GL1000 LTD
1976 GL1000 Sulphur Yellow
1997 Valkyrie Custom
2000 Valkyrie Standard
2001 Valkyrie IS
2012 GL1800
2014 Indian Vintage Chief
2015 Indian Scout
2016 Indian Jack Daniels Limited Springfield


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