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1922-23 Dodge Bros. Sidescreen question

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With all the chat about the differences of the Dodge roadsters found on this forum.  I thought to ask for some specific information about the sidescreen style.  I had the thought that the front of the sidescreen was based on a touring cowl and doors.  Is that a correct assumption?

Al

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Hello,  I have heard so much about the similarities and differences between the Sidescreen and touring cars.  Could you measure your screenside door and I will compare with my 1923 Dodge touring front doors.  Could you also take a picture of the quarter panel behind the door?

Al

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Hello Jan, I am going to deviate from the subject of 1923 Dodge Screenside and comment about your having a nice collection of veteran cars and then a VW Rabbit.  Is the Rabbit a diesel?  They are certainly unique for something modern.  I have a friend that ran the wheels off two of these Rabbits.  He used them simply as a commuter car as he lived 60 miles from work one way.  Now back to the subject of Dodge screenside measurements and pictures.  I am still in the build mode for my Screenside project and am lacking the quarter panels and back panel for my truck.  I do have the front 1/2 of an original 1923 Screenside and have enough parts to rebuild the back 1/2 of the chassis.  I have extra touring doors and the "C" sides of the cab, just not cab lower quarter panels and the back of the cab.  I don't have a pick-up box and may just build mine as a flat bed, unless I run across a good bed at a price I can afford. 

Al

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Check the hinges, I think you will find them to be cast and skinny on the '23 Screenside and stamped steel and wide on the touring. I believe the tops of the doors are integral with the door on the touring car and screwed on separate piece on the Screenside. Distance between the hinges is different too.

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