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Someone in Malta, Montana is offering several salvaged 40's MoPar cars for sale in the HAMB classifieds; here's just one example, a pair of D24's: https://www.jalopyjournal.com/forum/threads/1946-48-dodges.1083559/ https://www.jalopyjournal.com/forum/threads/1941-chrysler.1076577/ Some of his ads are in "cars for sale", some in "parts for sale" I realize Montana is far from most places and it will be difficult to haul wrecks from there... He appears to want to "clean the meadows" thus offers the complete cars, not parts. What I see from the photos is a lot of decent bright work, including fair bumpers and rocker mouldings. Also fair condition sheet metal parts Would be interesting to see if he's willing to part them... I do not know the seller, nor any other connections to him - F.y.i. only.
Anyone know of any good places to start looking for parts in the Norcal/Sacramento area? I recently acquired a '48 B1FA-152 that was used back in the 50s and 60s as a grape gondola in the central valley. In order for the trucks to negotiate the tight turns at the end of each row of grapes, they hacked the back portion of the frame off and shortened the stock 152" wheelbase to 108". I figured the cleanest and easiest way to restore my truck's original wheelbase is to find a non-runner with a straight frame, cut off the portion of the frame that I need, and weld it on to my truck. That way I get all of the cross members, mounting points, etc. I have a frame jig large enough to handle the truck so welding it up straight and true won't be a problem. I believe the "A" in my VIN also designates that it was originally a two-speed rear end if I'm not mistaken, so I'm also searching for one of those since at some point along the line mine got converted to a single speed. Anyway, I'm new to the forums so interested in any info on where to find parts in my area, local events, as well as any other PH owners around here. Thanks, Eric