1938 Dodge D8 Rumble Seat Convertible Coupe

Price: - Item location: Cromwell, Connecticut, United States
  • Make: Dodge
  • Model: Other
  • Type: Convertible
  • Trim: Convertible / Roadster
  • Year: 1938
  • Mileage: 3,078
  • VIN: 30063736
  • Color: Black
  • Engine size: 217.8
  • Number of cylinders: 6
  • Transmission: Manual
  • Drive type: 3 Speed Manual
  • Interior color: Brown
  • Vehicle Title: Clear
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1938 Dodge Other

RARE 1938 Dodge Model 319 D8 series Convertible coupe. Out of a total production of 701 convertible coupes, this is well known to be one of a handful of remaining models in the world. Matching numbers car, with all mechanical components - brakes, clutch, suspension etc all complete with NOS parts. Vehicle is being driven currently and drives magnificently. Registered in CT and inspections / test drives are encouraged and welcome.Car was appraised in March of 2015 by a Certified Vehicle appraiser ( member of the international vehicle appraisers network) and graded a #2 car. Highlights of this appraisal are as follows: {This car was restored in 2009 "body on" at an expense of $52, 00 ( all receipts for parts). The interior has been redone, and the exterior paint is original and in excellent shape for its age. A new top with all new wood has been installed. The engine compartment has been redone. the engine was not repainted on purpose and show light superficial rusting. A cellular radiator is installed, ith all new hoses with all correct clamps in most areas. The wiring in correct cloth coated, and a later fuel filter is installed. Overall the engine compartment is very good to excellent. Tires are Allstate 6.00 X 16 bias ply white walls and are new. The undercarriage has been cleaned and some new components installed. Overall the undercarriage is good to very good. The interior has been redone in leather. The top wood was replaced and the top completely done and works perfectly. The leather in the rumble seat is redone in new leather also. The carpets are new throughout. All the handles, levers, and interior trim have been restored to "like new" condition or replaced with NOS parts ( receipts for those replaced). The dash and all instrumentation has been completely restored to full working condition including the radio and heater, The Steering wheel is cracking and original to the car, and completely in tact. over all teh interior is excellent. The exterior paint appears to be original and in very good condition, All the chrome trim, bumpers, grill and hood trim are excellent. the glass is new. The running boards have new rubber and all the dodge logos are either excellent originals or new replacements. The fender skirts and trim are excellent. All the lights and lenses are original style and in excellent working condition. All of the mechanical work is of high quality. The very low volume of these vehicles produced, coupled with the small number of remaining cars does much to enhance its value. No similar vehicles have passed through any auctions in the past 5 years.}