Warning: ob_start(): second array member is not a valid method in /home/isita/public_html/mainfile.php on line 86

Strict Standards: Resource ID#11 used as offset, casting to integer (11) in /home/isita/public_html/db/mysql.php on line 208

Strict Standards: Resource ID#11 used as offset, casting to integer (11) in /home/isita/public_html/db/mysql.php on line 209
Free Vin Check, Get Vehicle History Report, Free Car History, Used Car History, Auto History, Free Vehicle History, VIN Number Check, Car History, Lemon, Check - Car History Year 1939
Free VIN Check, Used Car History, Vehicle History Report, VIN Check, Free VIN Background Check, Vehicle History Report, VIN Check Used Car History


AutoCheck Vehicle History Report

VIN Number

Used Car Value

Vehicle History Report


Used Cars For Sale


Used Car History

Car History

Auto Insurance

Auto Warranty



  Used Car History


Each vehicle with a AutoCheck Certified Vehicle Used Car History
is backed by AutoCheck Buyback Protection Guarantee
  • Run a AutoCheck Vehicle History Report.
  • If the vehicle has a clean title history
    it will qualify for the AutoCheck Buyback Protection Guarantee
  • FREE from AutoCheck Used Car History.

    AutoCheck will actually buy the vehicle back from you

    if you find a severe problem (major accident, fire, flood damage, major odometer problems or a manufacturer buyback) that was reported by a DMV and not included in the Used Car History at Vehicle History Report . This protection lasts for one year and is transferable.


      Categories Menu

  • Auto Theft
  • Car Auction
  • Car GPS
  • Car History
  • Car Racing
  • Cars
  • Motorcycle
  • Muscle Cars
  • Tractor
  • Truck
  • Used Cars
  • Vehicle History Report
  • VIN Number

      Random Headlines

    Auto Theft, Car Theft, Stolen Cars
    [ Auto Theft, Car Theft, Stolen Cars ]

    ·Car Thieves Take the Bait
    ·California Repeats as the Nationís Auto Theft Hot Spot
    ·FBI Arrested Major Car Chop Shop Auto Theft Ring


  • Home
  • AutoTheme
  • AvantGo
  • Content
  • Downloads
  • Encyclopedia
  • FAQ
  • Feedback
  • Journal
  • Private Messages
  • Recommend Us
  • Reviews
  • Search
  • Statistics
  • Stories Archive
  • Submit News
  • Surveys
  • Top 10
  • Topics
  • Web Links
  • Your Account

      Used Car History Articles

  • Used Car History October, 2004
  • Used Car History September, 2004

      Used Car History

  • Used Car History Year 2003
  • Used Car History Year 2002
  • Used Car History Year 2001
  • Used Car History Year 2000
  • Used Car History Year 1999
  • Used Car History Year 1998
  • Used Car History Year 1997
  • Used Car History Year 1996
  • Used Car History Year 1995
  • Used Car History Year 1994
  • Used Car History Year 1993
  • Used Car History Year 1992
  • Used Car History Year 1991
  • Used Car History Year 1990
  • Used Car History Year 1989
  • Used Car History Year 1988
  • Used Car History Year 1987
  • Used Car History Year 1986
  • Used Car History Year 1985
  • Used Car History Year 1984
  • Used Car History Year 1983
  • Used Car History Year 1982
  • Used Car History Year 1981

      Used Car History

    What to do if you get a Lemon Car?

    Car Lemon Law - Legal advice, attorney referral, and lemon aid

    Vehicle History

    Vehicle History Reference:


      VIN Number


      Car Rentals


      Car History: Car History Year 1939
    Posted on Sunday, September 26 @ 23:31:49 UTC by Cars
      Cars As America celebrated the arrival of a new year on the eve of 1939, in Europe the ominous clouds of war were gathering. Later in the year, the storm would break: German Chancellor Adolf Hitler would send his troops into Czechoslovakia, then Poland, prompting Great Britain and France to declare war on Germany. This was the beginning of a terrible conflict that eventually would span continents and last for six long years.

    Although the United states took a neutral stance at this stage of the war and would not take a belligerent role until after the Japanese strike on Pearl Harbor in 1941, under President Roosevelt's guidance, she increasingly provided military aid of all kings to the Allies in particular the British. Without America's assistance in this way, the events of the early years of the war might have taken another direction altogether. Helping to cement the special relationship between the US and Great Britain, King George VI and Queen Elizabeth toured the United States in 1939. Although they would cross the Atlantic by ship, other travelers could take advantage of a more rapid means of travel, for that year saw the inauguration of Pan American's regular transatlantic air service, which made use of Boeing Clipper flying boats. To escape the dreary news from Europe -and the stagnant economy at home -Americans could take in a movie; dark Gable in Gone With The Wind, or Judy Garland in the Wizard of Oz. Or they could visit the World's Fair in New York. "Economy" was a word that also played a major part in some of Ford's advertising that year, although in a different context. In an attempt to compete with the top-of-the-range Oldsmobiles and Dodges, and lower-range Buicks and Chryslers, Ford had launched a completely new model range for 1939 under the Mercury name. The new cars - a convertible, a coupe, a 2-door sedan and a 4-door town sedan - fitted neatly between the standard Ford offerings and the much more luxurious and larger Lincoln Zephyrs. Their overall styling was similar to both the Lincoln Zephyr and the de luxe Fords, but at 116 inches, the wheelbase was 9 inches shorter than the former and 4 inches longer than the latter. Apart from the slightly larger size, the immediate identifying feature between the Mercury and Ford was that the Mercury had horizontal grille bars, while the de luxe Fords had vertical bars. The Mercury coupe also had a distinctive roofline and side glass both of which were quite different from those of the Ford. Mechanically, the Mercury was similar in construction to the Ford, but from the outset it was fitted with Lockheed hydraulic brakes, whereas both the Ford and Lincoln Zephyr had only switched to hydraulics that year. It was powered by a 95 horsepower version of Ford's famous flathead V8, and it soon gained a reputation as being hot performer for a big car. Despite this, Ford emphasized the fuel economy of the Mercury, which they claimed could be as much as 20 miles to the gallon and which few cars of any size could match at the time. Like most of Ford's products, the Mercury sold very well from the outset, establishing the Mercury name, which would continue in the company's line-up from then on. A slight increase in the size of the wheelbase, to 118 inches, would follow in 1940 and the cars would continue to sell well until all civilian automobile production was stopped at the beginning of 1942 to devote capacity to the war effort. Up to that time, the Mercury had always been regarded as an upmarket Ford. However, after the war was over, the parent company would form the Lincoln-Mercury division, and all future Mercurys would be offered as the less expensive versions of the company's luxury cars, rather than the more luxurious forms of their bread-and-butter automobile range. They were aimed squarely at middle-income, middle-aged, middle-of-the-road, Middle America. Plymouth's tenth anniversary came around in 1938 and was celebrated, quietly, with a conservative styling overhaul. there were mechanical innovations, however: a high-compression head could be specified that increased the output from 82 to 86 horsepower, there was was also a "depression-sensitive" low-compression option that delivered a measly 65 horse-power but gave considerably improved economy. The Business Line became the Roadking and Plymouth added their first in-house station wagon - the Suburban - to the line. Plymouth station wagons had previously been produced by US Body & Forge of Tell City, Indiana and sold as the Westchester Suburban. The 4-door body was largely constructed of wood. '39 heralded a new look, courtesy of Raymond Deitrich, and headed by the distinctive, sharp-pointed front end treat-ment, reminiscent of the Lincoln Zephyr. The new, rectangular-shaped headlamps were faired into the fenders but the wind-shield reverted from a single pane to a "V" two-piece design. Convertibles had power-operated tops for the first time. Inside, the gear shift moved from the floor to the steering column, in line with current fashion. Appearing in the range for the last time in '39 were a rumble-seat coupe and a four-door convertible. Plymouth sales had dropped off considerably in the recession, but bounced right back to above 400,000 for 1939. Specification STUDEBAKER CHAMPION Engine Cast iron - 6 cylinders in line Displacement 164.3 cu. ins Bore and stroke 3 x 3 7/8ins. Horsepower 78 Body styles 3 & 5 seat coupes; custom cruising sedan; Deluxe versions of all styles No. of seats 2-5 Weight (lbs) 2,260 - 2,375 lbs Price $660 - $800 Produced 33,905     Specification PLYMOUTH SERIES P8 DELUXE Engine 6 Cylinders in line - cast iron block; aluminum head Displacement 201.3cu. ins Bore and stroke 3 1/8 x 4 3/8ins. Horsepower 86 Body styles Business coupe; Rumble-seat coupe;2 & 4 door sedans; Panel truck; Station wagon; Limousine No. of seats 2-7 Weight (lbs) 2,789 - 3,374 lbs Price $725-$1,095 Produced 6,321  
    Associated Topics


      AutoCheck Vehicle History Report

    AutoCheck Report User Manual
    • Click Free VIN Check at the above navigation to access AutoCheck account or order AutoCheck report
    • To bookmark, place your mouse above a link then right-click and select Add to Favorites.

      Old Articles

    Friday, July 12
    · GM Outlines Progress on Environmental Priorities
    · Kia Motors Manufacturing Georgia reaches one million U.S.-built vehicles milesto
    Thursday, July 11
    · GM, Honda to Collaborate on Next-Generation Fuel Cell Technologies
    Wednesday, July 10
    · Honda Introduces New Jazz ES Plus
    · Solar-Powered Pocono Raceway Set to Host the Pocono INDYCAR 400 for the First Ti
    · Ford Develops Advanced Technology to Revolutionize Prototyping, Personalization,
    · Magnesium Metal Market Benefitting From Automotive Emissions Reduction Targets
    Tuesday, July 09
    · Iconic Ferraris To Be Displayed Together For The First Time In History At The Qu
    · All-New 2014 Infiniti Q50 Arrives at U.S. Dealers on Aug. 5 with Strong Pre-Sale
    · Nissan To Add Electric Vehicle Quick Charging At More Than 100 U.S. LEAF-Certifi
    · Volvo Car Group Reveals World-class Safety and Support Features that will be Int
    Monday, July 08
    · Ford Returns to 2013 ESSENCE Festival in New Orleans for Fifth Consecutive Year
    · Porsche delivers 81,500 new cars to customers in first half-year
    · Three Month US Tour Brings Stunning Rolls-Royce Wraith To First American Clients
    · PEAK® Motor Oil And Michael Waltrip Racing Announce "Peak Stock Car
    Saturday, June 29
    · Honda Launches Global Social PR Campaign Inspired by Customer Journeys
    · Honda Launches Global Social PR Campaign Inspired by Customer Journeys
    · Toyota Leads the Future of Mobility Conversation at 2013 Aspen Ideas Festival
    · Robert Stack 300SL Roadster to be Sold to Highest Bidder at Auctions America
    · Experience Honda On and Off the Track at Goodwood Festival of Speed
    · Acura Introduces New Campaign For The 2014 MDX Entitled "The Extremely
    · Tier 1 Automotive Supplier Contracts Evana Automation to Supply Six Custom Assem
    Friday, June 28
    · Teva Motors: A UK Company Following Tesla Down the Road to Electric Vehicle Succ
    · The Green Flag WILL be Dropping for the Coronado Speed Festival 2013
    · Altran Joins Lotus F1® Team
    Thursday, June 27
    · Drayson Racing Sets New FIA World Electric Land Speed Record
    · Drayson Racing Sets New FIA World Electric Land Speed Record
    · Bureau Veritas Opens Automotive Testing Laboratory in Tianjin, China

    Older Articles






    Don't have an account yet? You can create one. As a registered user you have some advantages like theme manager, comments configuration and post comments with your name.

      Big Story of Today

    There isn't a Biggest Story for Today, yet.



    WHAT''S NEW?

    Do it Yourself for auto maintenance, car care, repair and restoration is being developed 3/6/04

    Auto Detailing Consumer Guide being developed

    Safety Recalls being developed

    Porter Cable 7424 Variable Speed Random Orbit Polisher 3/05/04

    Over 500 model cars reviewed on Used Car History

    Department of Motor Vehicle - Statewide DMV directory and guide

    Enzo Ferrari

    Car Pictures Gallery inside the car maker''s links - 1/16/2004 in development


      Car Design


      Auto Loan

    Online Auto Loans

      Auto Lemon - Used Car History Check

    All logos and trademarks in this site are property of their respective owner. The comments are property of their posters, all the rest © 1997-2009 by Auto Lemon - Used Car History Check.
    You can syndicate our news using the file backend.php or ultramode.txt