1946 Dodge Chrysler Hemi Hotrod Coupe

Price: - Item location: Durham, Kansas, United States
  • Make: Dodge
  • Model: Chrysler Hemi Hotrod
  • Type: Coupe
  • Trim: Coupe
  • Year: 1946
  • Mileage: 16355
  • VIN: 45045038
  • Color: Gray Primer
  • Engine size: Chrysler Hemi
  • Number of cylinders: 8
  • Fuel: Gasoline
  • Transmission: Manual
  • Drive type: RWD
  • Interior color: Black
  • Drive side: Left-hand drive
  • Vehicle Title: Clean
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1946 Dodge Chrysler Hemi Hotrod Coupe

1946 Dodge Business Coupe, Hot Rod, Mopar Muscle, Fat Fender, Chrysler Hemi

Rare Southern Mopar with Heater Delete option, 99% rust free from New Mexico, not many of these cars around

Note: This is a project car, rolling chassis, non-running, not complete, highly modified,in work, some equipment in mock up stage, requires fabrication, other parts and assembly to be complete. The car is 73 years old, not perfect, not all original. I have described it the best I can but there could be items I forgot or missed or just don’t know about from the previous ownership of the car and parts.Mileage shown is actual miles listed on the title of the car


1955 Chrysler 331 Cubic Inch Triple Nickle Hemi engine,engine is not assembled or complete, includes parts listed below

Bare Heads with rocker arm assemblies and no valves, the springs, keepers, pushrods, spark plug tubes and head bolts are included

Engine Block, I do not know the bore, cylinders and block good per previous owner, main caps and bolts included

Note: I was not planning on using the 331 Hemi engine and never removed it or the heads from the car. According to the previous owner the block and heads are good. My intention was to install a 392 Hemi which is not being sold with the car but will be listed after the car is sold

Set of used 331 connecting rods

No pistons included with engine

OEM Hemi dual 4 intake

NOS Offenhauser 5282A carb adapters, matches newer 4 barrel AFB carbs to older intake pattern

New dual 2” height carb spacers

Dual Carter Competition series AFB carbs, 500 CFM, matching set, dated 1972, good condition, need kits, both have chokes, I have not opened them up

331 crank shaft and hub

New Headman custom block hugger, long tube headers

New chrome oil pan, new chrome valve covers, new dual chrome air cleaners, new Chrome breather

New Hot Heads aluminum timing cover

New BBC Hi volume aluminum water pump, all new radiator hose and fittings, new chrome thermostat housing

New Champion 3 row Hi performance aluminum radiator rated at 450 HP cooling capacity

Factory Hemi water crossover sand blasted and painted

Factory Chrysler dual point distributer

Included is two different types of optional engine mounts if desired to change them

Rear end and brakes

Rear springs reworked with new bushings, center bolts, new shackle bushings, new Currie axle U-bolts

Mopar 8-3/4” axle with new DR. Diff built Nodular iron 489 third member, billet adjusters, custom built clutch type power lock differential, 3:55 gear, Heavy Duty forged 1350 spicer pinion flange, new seals.

Stock axles with new Green Bearings and new lug studs

Completely rebuilt Mopar 11”x 2.5” rear brakes, 5”x 4.5” BC,everything new except the backing plates, riveted shoes, all new hardware, New finned brake drums

Rear end brake lines new and complete up to the frame

Front end, brakes,steering

New 11” front disc brakes 5”x 4.5” BC, drilled, grooved and coated rotors, new Timken bearings, Wilwood calipers

Mustang II type forged front spindles

Mustang II type Chrome Rack manual steering

QA1 front single adjustable coil overs with chrome 400 lb. rate springs

Shortened original steering column with stock steering wheel, Borgeson U-joints column to the rack.

Steering linkage shown in photo with no front body installed on carwas a temporary setup not current.


The frame was modified by the previous owner, custom built front subframe using Mustang II type front suspension, with tubular upper and lower A arms. I did not build this, it was on the car when I purchased it with engine installed for fitment purposes


Complete set of six Vintage rare Keystone Rebel Aluminum wheels, 15”x7”, uni-lug type, center caps may not be original, snap in type but a little loose, have tape around them to fit tight.


Front – Pro Trac Front runners – older slightly used like new condition

Rear – Cooper Cobra radial GT – 275/60/15 Brand new


Mopar A833 4 speed B Body transmission, 23 spline, 1972 date code, 2.47 gear, close ratio

New forged 1350 slip yoke

Hurst competition plus shifter and linkage all rebuilt, Hurst Chrome shift stick and knob, new.

Mopar late OD aluminum bellhousing with adapter to fit the early 4 speed bearing retainer diameter.

Hot Heads Hemi transmission Adapter installed, flywheel and clutch not included.


All body mount hardware and rubber has been replaced

NOS lower stainless steel sill trim that runs front fender to rear fender with new rare fastener clips, has some small dents

NOS rare cowl moulding trim fasteners

Door window garnish mouldings redone with new window sweeps and vent glass rubber

Front and rear glass trim mouldings removed, sanded, painted, reinstalled

Dash removed, sanded, painted to match window garnish mouldings.

New smoke gray vent window glass

New door window channels and glass sweepers

New glove box liner

New smoke gray window glass

Excellent condition rear curved window glass in the car

Original front windshield, no cracks but old

Inner front fenders included but will need modified to workwith the front frame and hemi installation or fab you own

Spare complete hood

Spare set of stainless trim pieces included minus front fender trims and small cowl trims

NOS front bumper guards, both sides

NOS rear bumper guard, one side

Complete spare front grill almost as nice as the one on thecar, some slight dings and dents

Cowl vent was covered and removed by previous owner, I have all the parts included to install it if desired


The body, fenders, hood, floor, trunk floor and rocker panels are very solid with only two exceptions:

Just forward of the rear fenders underneaththe small inside panels were rusted on both sides, I cut those out and installed removable replacement panels. Small area of rust directly forward of left rear tire underneath.

The right hand rear door pillar support bracket at the floor has some rust, not major, easy repair.

Small dent in right side rocker panel behind the sill trimat rear.

All other body is excellent condition with some small dents and dings as can be expected.

Fuel Tank

New replacement, black powder coated, new strapsand correct factory style strap nuts

NOS fuel filler neck

New filler tank grommet

NOS vintage Stant locking gas cap with key


New Moon Eyes Tach, dash mounted

Original working temp gauge in car and another spare working gauge included

Complete spare set of NOS Oil, Amp and fuel gauges provided


New ignition switch cylinder with keys

New trunk lock cylinder with keys

Reproduction Parts and service manuals included

New wiper blades

NOS DIETZ self-cancelling vintage turn signal switch

NOS tail light reflectors

Seat is original, old and complete

Lots of spare parts included, to much to list here

Items needed

Flywheel, Clutch and linkage or hydraulics

Drive shaft

Master cylinder, brake pedal linkage, brake lines for front calipers and main brake lines, park brake cables, etc.

Fuel lines, tank to engine

Fuel tank sending unit

Electrical wiring


Electric cooling fan


I purchased this car years ago, worked on it some, purchased lots of parts, the car has all of the trim, all original gauges, lots of spare parts. I have a lot going on in life at this time and will be selling off some projects and parts. This car is a great start for someone, not any major components left to purchase in order to get it into running condition. The intention was to keep it all Mopar power train, not a show car, old school with a mix of new.

Note: The two WCFB carbs, the painted valve covers and the stock timing cover shown in the last photo are not included in the auction. The two Carter AFB carbs, chrome valve covers and Hot Heads aluminum timing cover are included as stated in above description.

Absolutely No guarantee or warranty of any kind on the car or parts.

You are purchasing a project car, not a complete car.

Absolutely no refunds on down payment or final payment.

Sale is final at auction end, non-paying bidders will be reported to ebay

Absolutely no returns after the sale.

$750.00 down immediately at purchase, non-refundable by pay pal.

Remainder of balance due in7 days by certified bank check only.

No personal checks or money orders accepted.

Final payment must be made and check cleared before you arrive to take the car.

Clear Kansas title and a Bill of Sale will be given to the new owner after full payment

Buyer must contact me after sale to make arrangements for payment and pickup

Do not show up to pick up the car until I receive full cleared payment

Car must be picked up by you or your transportation company within 2 weeks of sale pending on cleared purchased funds

I will hold the car for 2 weeks after funds clear for buyer to make arrangements for pickup.

I will not store the car for you after the purchase, If you can't pick it up make arrangements for storage

Please read entire description before asking questions on items already described above.

Thank you for the interest