keithb7

1938 Plymouth Sedan On The Horizon

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I am headed on a road trip tomorrow to go view a 1938 Plymouth 4 door sedan. 3 speed manual.  Rear split window!!!  P5, I think.  I don't have specs on it yet. I am wondering if anyone has a manual that can tell me a couple of things.

 

Overall Length bumper to bumper?

Weight?

Width?

 

If I buy it, I will go back later with a trailer to tow it home. A few specs would be much appreciated. Thanks.

 

Keith

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I found this info. It’s lighter than my Chrysler by quite a bit!

 

1938 Plymouth P6

2,844lbs

Wheel Base 112”

OAL 16.15 ft

Tires 6.00X16

 

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Congrats on the new car Keith!

It looks like a P6 sedan, it has the front vent windows. Dash should have 3 horizontal plated bars as well rather than a single bar.

Great car.

Greg

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I’m in the Plymouth club now! New to me, I’m pretty happy about this find. I don’t see many of these cars where I live. I’m excited to begin working on it, and get it out there for all to see.  It’ll remain as close to stock as I can keep it. It will be driven regularly each cruising season. 

 

 

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Keith, can you share some interior pics?

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I forgot to take some. I am travelling back to pick up the car next weekend. I’ll trailer it home. It’s about a 6 hour trip one way to get there. 

 

More pics to come when I get the car home. 

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This pic was part of the original “For Sale” ad. 

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This one is winning a lot of awards out here in Northern Cali. It's a friend of mine a he's  representing Mopar very well ..

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Keith,

 

That is a great looking car.  I know you will enjoy it.

 

 

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VERY NICE! You should be having LOADS of fun in that car.

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Thanks @keiser31 It needs a lot of work. Some rust but not too bad. I’ll start by addressing all the mechanical issues and make it solid. Then decide where to go with it from there. I look forward to it. 

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Never seen a knecker knob like that.

Now I think I need one like it.

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Keith,

           Nice to finally have the car in your possession, huh? It is certainly a P6 so that's a bonus. I'm sure it will be a fun driver.

Best, Greg

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Thanks Greg, it is nice to have it home. The car has been seeing little love and care for a long time. Previous owner replaced the 6V battery and  cables,  but put in 12V size cables. No good.  Won’t turn over worth a darn. I will get that addressed soon. Starter will get pulled and tested too. I cleaned the car up a bit today and it’s a lot better already.  

 

 

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