37 coupe pictures wanted and what do I have???

Posted by: codfish

37 coupe pictures wanted and what do I have??? - 09/12/17 03:32 PM

Can you tell me what model this is? P???

Also, anyone here with a similar model that can post or send some pics of the door jamb area(latch), trunk latch, close up of how the door and wind out windshield weatherstripping is supposed to attach?

Any and all would be very helpful and greatly appreciated.

Gary
Posted by: John_Kunkel

Re: 37 coupe pictures wanted and what do I have??? - 09/12/17 04:17 PM


Judging from the absence of wind wings I'd say it's a P3.
Posted by: codfish

Re: 37 coupe pictures wanted and what do I have??? - 09/12/17 04:37 PM

Wind wings?
Posted by: Supercuda

Re: 37 coupe pictures wanted and what do I have??? - 09/12/17 06:37 PM

vent windows in the doors
Posted by: dogdays

Re: 37 coupe pictures wanted and what do I have??? - 09/20/17 03:37 PM

According to Jim Benjaminson the lower priced P5 was the last Plymouth without vent wings. The upmarket P6 had them.

It is less expensive to use a single pane of glass than to install two in the same space, doubling mechanisms, channels, etc. The P5 and earlier got ventilation by tilting the windshield out at the bottom.

About the coupe: the same body was used from P1 1935 through P6 1938. Yours has been dechromed which hurts identification.

Look in Allpar as well as other resources to determine which one you have. I'm guessing it's a 1938 P5.

R.
Posted by: Old Ray

Re: 37 coupe pictures wanted and what do I have??? - 09/20/17 04:14 PM

Thanks for taking the time to reply, it doesn't pertain to anything I'm doing now, but it is some info for the future (if I remember). Thanks. up
Posted by: codfish

Re: 37 coupe pictures wanted and what do I have??? - 12/06/17 01:08 PM

Sorry for not replying sooner. Thanks for replies.

Those pics were taken the day I got the car. Told it was a Plymouth. It's actually a Dodge.

I'm needing to order glass for the doors, and of course the specific model is needed. Here's what a glass company sent to me. I can't remember seeing any mounting holes for vent windows, so I'm assuming it's a D5 with no vent windows?

Sorry for sounding dumb, but I really don't want to end up with glass that is for a different model and being stuck with it. I have to order it online. No place here to have it done.

Thanks
codfish
Posted by: codfish

Re: 37 coupe pictures wanted and what do I have??? - 12/06/17 01:09 PM

Oh and I can't measure the opening until I get home in 3 weeks.
Posted by: Iowan

Re: 37 coupe pictures wanted and what do I have??? - 12/06/17 01:17 PM

Just Cool!!




I have nothing.
Posted by: 6bblgt

Re: 37 coupe pictures wanted and what do I have??? - 12/06/17 05:00 PM

if I'm understanding this correctly
1937
D5 is a Dodge w/vent windows - 115"/132" wheelbase
D6 & D7 is a Plymouth body/chassis with Dodge trim - 112" wheelbase
what's the first 4-digits of the VIN?
Posted by: wannadrag

Re: 37 coupe pictures wanted and what do I have??? - 12/06/17 08:36 PM

Good luck locating the door garnish if you don't have it. The wing windows mount to it if I remember correctly. I did a 37 dodge coupe a couple years ago and looked for 6 months for door garnish moldings and gave up and made my own vent windows from lexan and mounted them in a fixed position.
Posted by: codfish

Re: 37 coupe pictures wanted and what do I have??? - 12/07/17 03:08 AM

Originally Posted By wannadrag
Good luck locating the door garnish if you don't have it. The wing windows mount to it if I remember correctly. I did a 37 dodge coupe a couple years ago and looked for 6 months for door garnish moldings and gave up and made my own vent windows from lexan and mounted them in a fixed position.


Do you mean the 1 piece trim that goes around the window on the inside of the door? I have those.

Do you have aany other pics of that coupe or a link to some? I'd love to see them if you do.

Thanks
codfish
Posted by: codfish

Re: 37 coupe pictures wanted and what do I have??? - 12/07/17 07:05 AM

Originally Posted By 6bblgt
if I'm understanding this correctly
1937
D5 is a Dodge w/vent windows - 115"/132" wheelbase
D6 & D7 is a Plymouth body/chassis with Dodge trim - 112" wheelbase
what's the first 4-digits of the VIN?


9409

Now I don't know if that's the original VIN or one given to the previous owner(s) by DNV.

That's the first 4 numbers on the VIN on the registration. Never noticed any VIN on the car itself, but never looked for one either.

codfish
Posted by: 6bblgt

Re: 37 coupe pictures wanted and what do I have??? - 12/07/17 04:42 PM

per: standard catalog of Chrysler 1914-2000

9409xxx (7-digits) is closest to the VIN format for Canadian-built cars, but doesn't fall into '37 or '38

1937 Dodge
D6
9318226-9319000
9387361-9388420
D7
9469961-9478110

1937 Plymouth
P3
9376676-9381157
P4
9339691-9349561

1938 Dodge
D9
9388426-9390904
D10
9478116-9486415

1938 Plymouth
P5
9381161-9385097
P6
9349566-9358622

shruggy

Posted by: codfish

Re: 37 coupe pictures wanted and what do I have??? - 12/07/17 05:33 PM

confused
And yeah it's 7 digits.
Posted by: 6bblgt

Re: 37 coupe pictures wanted and what do I have??? - 12/08/17 06:03 AM

I went thru all the 1936-1939 Dodge & Plymouth VINs and the ones listed from CANADA are shown below. There's a big (64,000+ VIN) gap where your VIN is & no CANADA built '37 Dodge D-5s work I wonder if they're missing from the data in this book? scope need to find an additional source
Posted by: 6bblgt

Re: 37 coupe pictures wanted and what do I have??? - 12/08/17 06:34 AM

classic car database

shows an additional VIN range for the 1937 D-5 9409056 to 9413740 & location of VIN tag: right door post
Posted by: codfish

Re: 37 coupe pictures wanted and what do I have??? - 12/08/17 07:05 AM

Originally Posted By 6bblgt
classic car database

shows an additional VIN range for the 1937 D-5 9409056 to 9413740 & location of VIN tag: right door post


Hey thanks for the info and effort. I really appreciate it. up

Next time I'm in Vegas I'll buy you a beer.

codfish