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Offline Az Caddyman

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39 LaSalle coupe
« on: February 20, 2010, 05:20:07 PM »
Im looking about buying a 39 LaSalle opera coupe
needs total resto, but mostly rust free az car..
no motor or trans, but dont want to spend too much
on it.
Supposedly only about 1732 where built , the vin on this
one was suppose to be the last one made.
Dayle G

Tucson Az

Offline Otto Skorzeny

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Re: 39 LaSalle coupe
« Reply #1 on: February 20, 2010, 05:53:18 PM »
post the id tag info and we can tell you about it.
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Offline Doug Houston

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Re: 39 LaSalle coupe
« Reply #2 on: February 20, 2010, 05:59:48 PM »
Heck, if the care is a true Arizona car, you should have a lot to start with. I'd expect to see a pretty solid body and sheet metal. Even if the interior is shot, you would have patterns to use for re-doing it.   In my mind, it's a gorgeous car.

As far as engine and transmission goes, there are engines to be had, as well as transmissions. It'ain't like looking for a Duesenberg engine!!

Before I ever got my first vintage car, I wanted either a '39 or '40 Cadillac or LaSalle coupe. It developed that there were several possibilities to mfulfill that desire. I finally DID (do) have a '39 Cadillac coupe, but it's a '39-90 5 pass coupe.

If this car you tell of is as solid as one might expect, and if the price is bearable, I'd go for it. i
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Offline Az Caddyman

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Re: 39 LaSalle coupe
« Reply #3 on: February 20, 2010, 07:34:58 PM »
heres a pic , all I have for now..
any ideas what its worth as is ?
other side looks the same..some parts not
shown do come with the car.
Dayle G

Tucson Az

Offline The Tassie Devil(le)

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Re: 39 LaSalle coupe
« Reply #4 on: February 20, 2010, 10:21:43 PM »
That is a gorgeous starting point.

Bruce. >:D
'72 Eldorado Convertible (LHD)
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Past Cars of significance - to me
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1936 Ford 5 Window Coupe
1937 Chevrolet Sports Coupe
1955 Chevrolet Convertible
1959 Ford Fairlane Ranch Wagon
1960 Cadillac CDV
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Offline homeonprunehill

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Re: 39 LaSalle coupe
« Reply #5 on: February 21, 2010, 03:02:33 PM »
AZ  CADSDYYMAN  IF you  can get it for less then ,$500 I would say,,  go  for  it . Jim
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Offline Az Caddyman

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Re: 39 LaSalle coupe
« Reply #6 on: February 21, 2010, 08:26:16 PM »
he thinks its worth ALOT more then that..
thanks for the info  ;)
Dayle G

Tucson Az

Offline The Tassie Devil(le)

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Re: 39 LaSalle coupe
« Reply #7 on: February 21, 2010, 10:21:44 PM »
That is why a lot of cars end up at the tip.

The owner believes it is worth a fortune, then when the Estate passes to the relatives, they just want to get rid of the "worthless piece of junk" (in their eyes) and it either goes for a song, or scrapped, just to get it out of the way.

Bruce. >:D
'72 Eldorado Convertible (LHD)
'70 Ranchero Squire (RHD)
'74 Chris Craft Gull Wing (SH)
'02 VX Series II Holden Commodore SS Sedan
(Past President Modified Chapter)

Past Cars of significance - to me
1935 Ford 3 Window Coupe
1936 Ford 5 Window Coupe
1937 Chevrolet Sports Coupe
1955 Chevrolet Convertible
1959 Ford Fairlane Ranch Wagon
1960 Cadillac CDV
1972 Cadillac Eldorado Coupe

Offline Aeroman (Juan Ramirez)

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Re: 39 LaSalle coupe
« Reply #8 on: March 24, 2010, 02:35:12 AM »
i paid $4000 for a '39 lasalle opera coupe in california...97% complete and original, numbers cars.
1939 LaSalle Opera Coupe

 

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