1955 DeSoto Firedome firedome

DeSoto Firedome firedome (1955)
for sale

Price: US $2,590.00


Selling at NO Reserve!
Senior collector now downsizing and selling some of my favorite cars .
Rare find of a pristine rust free Oregon 1955 Desoto Firedome.
An Oregon car so rust is not an issue as Oregon does not use salt on its roads.
Four door sedan with recent rebuild of 291 CID hemi V 8 engine, 185 HP @ 4400 rpm, valves inclined lateral overhead, 1.84 exhaust, 1.50 intake, bore and stroke 3.720 and 3.344, compression ratio 7.5 to 1, torque 245 ft lb at 2800 rpm., regular unleaded gas, valves are case hardened for unleaded fuel. Overhaul of Powerflite automatic transmission , all mechanicals updated, new exhaust, seat belts, Powerflite automatic transmission with dash shift, parking brake is a drum type applied to drive shaft, new gas tank, all new gray cloth interior and new black plush carpet, original literature. Chrome and metal trim is in amazing condition, ready to drive anywhere! Truly a time capsule in amazing condition for its age. The 291 hemi engine is highly sought after for its reliability!
A lot of money has been spent on the restoration but rarely get it all back so it is a good opportunity to own a ready to go classic collectible Desoto.
Can help with shipping arrangements. Have sent cars to France, Germany, Spain, Dubai and Australia. Shipping from USA is very reasonable in shipping containers.
Welcome to come and inspect and drive this unique car in Southern Oregon close to Interstate 5. Car located in Central Point, OR 97502, As is with all used vehicles it is sold as is where is without warranty of any type express or implied. Welcome any question call Don 541-944-0216
Reserve right to end auction early as car is for sale locally
Fly into Medford , OR and drive it home!
Car runs smooth, seat belts, brakes are good, no rattles, clear Oregon title.
On Nov-17-17 at 17:06:16 PST, seller added the following information:Car does have a reserve, disregard first line.

update: 2018-01-04


Condition:Seller Notes:
“rare find of an early HEMI”
Year: 1955VIN (Vehicle Identification Number): 64022938
Mileage: 56,789Number of Cylinders: 8
Make: DeSotoTransmission: Automatic
Model: FiredomeBody Type: Sedan
Trim: firedomeWarranty: Vehicle does NOT have an existing warranty
Engine: 291 CIDVehicle Title: Clear
Drive Type: RWDFuel Type: gasoline
For Sale By: ownerExterior Color: red
Drive Side: LeftInterior Color: Gray

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