1959 DeSoto Firesweep Base Hardtop 4-Door 5.9L
Price: - Item location: Auburn, California, United States
- Condition: Used
- Make: DeSoto
- Model: Firesweep
- SubModel: Firesweep Seville
- Type: Hardtop
- Trim: Base Hardtop 4-Door
- Engine size:5.9L 5917CC 361Cu. In. V8 GAS OHV Naturally Aspirated
- Number of cylinders:8
- Drive type: U/K
- Interior color: Blue
- Vehicle Title: Clear Want to buy? Contact seller!
1959 DeSoto Firesweep Firesweep Seville1959 Desoto Firesweep Seville. Nicey optioned Original Car.
This car Sold Originally at Central Motor Co, rass Valley CA. Only 15 miles from where itstillresides. I have the Original Sales Brochures, nbsp;Owners Manual, nd Keys.
This car has been garaged from new and it shows. No rust ever. All original panels are very straight.
One repaint in the original color in the Late 80's that has held up very well, till shines.
Chrome and stainless is very good to excellent original. Lights, enses and rubbers are all still in great shape.
The interior has a few tears in the front seats, nd dirty faded carpets, therwise presents well. Photos will tell the story. SMS upholstery sells the original fabric for this car and I have the samples.
Windshield has a small crack that is a semicircle that starts and ends on an edge out of view so it will not spread and has been this way 30 years. All other glass is perfect. Window frames and wind wings have excellent chrome, right with no pitting and good rubber. Nice original headliner.
Caris a true hard top.
This car has the swivel seat option. Power Steering and Power Brakes. As well as the Sevilleupgrade to "Spring Colors".
Engine is the original 361 with 295 HP. It was freshend in the 90's and runs very good. Starts right up, des smooth with no smoking and good oil pressure.
The car was driven on a 2000 mile round trip to The Deoto National Meet in Seattle in the Early 2000's. It was parked after that and not driven since 2003.
The last few months I have put the car back on the road and done the following.
New Battery, lushed the fuel system, ew Coker Classic WWW radials. New brake cylinders.
The car drives very smooth. Power steering is quiet and responsive. Brakes are ok, hen doingshe wheel cylinders I noted it should have the drums turned and new pads. Also the tranny had a pretty serious leak, hat has lessoned as I drive it more. But could need some attention in the future.
All lights andgauges are in working order.
This is a great car for somebody to take to the next level, ithout having to do a fullrestoration.
I have clear CA title in my name, egistered to Original Plates that will go with the car if sold in CA. Currently registered and Insured.
I can hold the car for 30 days while transportation arrangements are made. I can have the car delivered to the Port of Los Angeles/ Long Beach for $350 and Oakland/ SF Bay for $250 if shipping oversees.