Field Guide to Aftermarket Parts, 1946–1948 Dodge


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About the Book

This field guide gives the reader access to the largest parts store in the world for 1946–1948 Dodge Deluxe and Custom D24 models, with information from more than 200 aftermarket catalogs for Dodge parts made in the U.S.A. On-the-spot identification is made possible by part number listings, separating D24 parts from thousands of similar ones. Line drawings adapted from factory literature, brochures and advertisements illustrate the key features and details of parts as they would be found at swap meets or flea markets. Using this book in combination with the Internet, parts-hunters can quickly identify and acquire what they need online.

About the Author(s)

Robert K. Riley is a retired biology professor from Frostburg State University in Frostburg, Maryland and has over forty years teaching and research experience with undergraduate and graduate students. He is a member of the Antique Automobile Club of America, a Master Judge for the AACA and has presented several seminars at the AACA National Meeting in Philadelphia. He lives in Midland, Maryland.

Bibliographic Details

Robert K. Riley

Format: softcover (7 x 10)
Pages: 251
Bibliographic Info: 159 photos, appendices
Copyright Date: 2022
pISBN: 978-1-4766-8446-8
eISBN: 978-1-4766-4267-3
Imprint: McFarland

Table of Contents

Preface 1
Introduction 3
1. Identify Your 1946–1948 Dodge 9
2. A Trip to the Dodge Showroom and Dealership 1946–1948 14
3. How the Field Guide Works 20
4. What to Look For 24
5. MoPar Field Guide Numbers 69
The Field Guide 93
Appendix I—Additional Features of the Floating-Power-Flow Engine 221
Appendix II—Additional Features of the Full Floating Ride 222
Appendix III—Easily Seen Features of the D24 “New Dodge” in the 1946 Showroom 224
Appendix IV—Unseen Features of the D24 “New Dodge” Outlined in Brochures, Showroom Literature and Magazine Articles to Perspective Buyers and Customers in 1946 228
Appendix V—1946–1948 Dodge D24 Paint Colors 229
Appendix VI—D24 MoPar Factory Engineered and Inspected Accessories 230
Appendix VII—MoPar Seat Covers 233
Appendix VIII—MoPar Protective and Maintenance Materials for the D24 Dodge 235
Appendix IX—Abbreviations 237
Appendix X: Aftermarket Catalog List 238

Book Reviews & Awards

• “The book is quite literally an interchange manual on steroids”—Speed Readers

• “Written by a plain-spoken man who writes equally straightforwardly and is clearly a modern-day expert on the cars of which he’s written…Commended and recommended for providing information genuinely useful to anyone owning these cars today…a reference like no other”—Antique Automobile Magazine

• “It is history made useful.”—SAH Journal