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1937 DeSoto side trim question

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How does the DeSoto SS side trim differ from Dodge and Chrysler of the same vintage?  Does someone have a picture of the different profiles of side trim.  I need the side trim for a 1937 DeSoto Coupe and have a set of coupe trim that I think is Chrysler or Dodge.  I need help to ID what I have.

Al

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D5 Dodge. Note shape at top of grill. The De Soto one appears to go right around to the point but not the Dodge.

image.thumb.png.8674efe110cd01a0e97b3c2acaf5d33c.pngDeSoto: image.thumb.png.8ba949702786ca7077646d45bced7b4d.png

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1937 Dodge at the front.

image.png.8985180183743fdc39b9e3594fea878c.png Chrysler 6 cylinder: image.png.178954efcd49439c928abb2f8e13b7b1.png

The Chrysler and De Soto Airstream is quite different of course. And the 8 cylinder cars will be longer in front of the firewall.

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If I can get down the road to my farm, where the DeSoto stuff is stored, I will try to get a couple of pictures and post.  We are still having snow, mud and cold here in the mountain west.  It appears that the DeSoto, Chrysler and Dodge all have side trim but I am guessing the trim profile would be different as well as the fit to the body.  Am I correct in my thinking that Plymouth did not have side trim?  I think that we all have our own tastes and preferences, but after looking at the above posted pictures, I think I probably like the Dodge or DeSoto the best. 

Al

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