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42 DESOTO 4 DOOR CUSTOM - $8,500 (Camarillo)


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2 hours ago, Hudsy Wudsy said:

I'm always a fan of Chrysler engineering, but I'm enough of a realist to assume that those clever headlight doors didn't always open every time. Even a few decades later they could be problematic. Still, I'd be willing to take my chances!

The headlight covers were mechanically operated by a lever under the dash to the right of the steering column.  I attended a National DeSoto Club national meet about twenty years ago, the owner of a '42 DeSoto demonstrated how they worked to a group of us.

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