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Old 03-26-2006, 01:18 AM   #1
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Post What Kinda Car Is This Grill From???

i just picked up this half of a grill today while cleaning out my aunts garage.









But i can't figure out what kind of car it's from, can anyone tell me??? it would be greatly appreciated.
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Old 03-26-2006, 01:43 AM   #2
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looks almost like something of a Toyota FJ-40, but the star i dont recognise.


Edit: Looks a bit more narrow at that.
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Old 03-26-2006, 02:13 AM   #3
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Kinda hard to figure out what car it's from because there's so many with the round headlights, but is there any chance that the car is Russian?

Because it looks familiar...I just can't remember what car.
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Old 03-26-2006, 03:39 PM   #4
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well as far as i can tell this is one of two. it looks like it's for the drivers side because there's a lip as well the lights were ajusted as if pointing that way. there's no serial numbers or indications of any sort. so it's really a mystery. the only serial number i could find was the one on the back of the light frame. it was something like CDCIAF-16100-A . but that doesn't seem to be helping.
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Old 03-26-2006, 04:26 PM   #5
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I figured I might have known, but damn this ones tough
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Old 03-26-2006, 05:43 PM   #6
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Lincoln?

It's familiar cause it looks like Lincoln star but I don't recall one of Lincolns with headlights like this. The period seems like 60's: during 50's the headlights were either single or stacked and anything younger had covers.
Hope didn't put you on the wrong track...
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Old 03-26-2006, 05:55 PM   #7
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well as far as i can tell this is one of two. it looks like it's for the drivers side because there's a lip as well the lights were ajusted as if pointing that way. there's no serial numbers or indications of any sort. so it's really a mystery. the only serial number i could find was the one on the back of the light frame. it was something like CDCIAF-16100-A . but that doesn't seem to be helping.
Do you know about how long it is?
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Old 03-26-2006, 06:01 PM   #8
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size

Chris, the grille sits on a box made for 4 jugs of windshield spray liquid: it is big...
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Old 03-28-2006, 12:34 AM   #9
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alrighty. well i've checked about all the cars i can think of any havent found it. it's crazy, seems pretty rare. but there's one thing, as i said before there's a lip on one side and it looks like the lights were ajusted as if it was one side. so there would be two of these on the front end of whatever car it's from. i'll try and take some more detailed pics
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Old 03-28-2006, 12:43 AM   #10
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i just found this but i can't seem to find a real picture. this looks a lot like mine does.
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wow, I never would have guessed one of the whole grilles on each side with a grille in the middle too.

thatd be a nice truck to bling upon
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ye lol. but i still can't find a real picture, and that's the closest i've found. it's a mystery.
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ye lol. but i still can't find a real picture, and that's the closest i've found. it's a mystery.

Well, I looked at econolines and realized I had the scale wrong: it would never fit but find yourself a good bus, similar to this one and maybe...
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this looks pretty close
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Old 03-31-2006, 05:46 AM   #15
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well I looked through my whole catalogue and didnt see it. I guess that means its either pre-1946 or non-American. I think it was probably on a truck of some kind. Maybe some old Russian WW I/II transport? Anyway, Im stumped.
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