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#3429746 - 07/19/14 11:28 PM Found this, old car part or not?
Scott_mi Offline


Registered: 08/20/13
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Loc: Michigan
Anyone? Can get a side and back view picture if it helps.


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#3429758 - 07/19/14 11:47 PM Re: Found this, old car part or not? [Re: Scott_mi]
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studebaker?
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#3429847 - 07/20/14 05:27 AM Re: Found this, old car part or not? [Re: Scott_mi]
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Registered: 06/07/08
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Opel ?
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#3429876 - 07/20/14 06:43 AM Re: Found this, old car part or not? [Re: Dan55]
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Registered: 08/19/10
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Loc: Champlain/Hudson Valley
I'm guessing any Studebaker "nose piece" would have wings which swept back more.
The horizontal element in an Opel themed part would be the familiar "lightening bolt" motif.
An intake from a '50's era Mercury comes to mind.
Also, the taper at the ends of the wings makes me guess it's older than we think.

It'd be handy to keep around if ever you blast your car with a shotgun at close range. Glue that piece over the hole-tastefully. Kira

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#3429880 - 07/20/14 06:49 AM Re: Found this, old car part or not? [Re: Scott_mi]
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Registered: 10/09/11
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Could it be a horn button? Or a speaker grille for the dash?

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#3430114 - 07/20/14 11:41 AM Re: Found this, old car part or not? [Re: Scott_mi]
cjcride Offline


Registered: 11/06/09
Posts: 1443
Loc: Ontario Canada
Back view would help.
Some old fridges had stuff like that on the door.

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#3430134 - 07/20/14 11:57 AM Re: Found this, old car part or not? [Re: Scott_mi]
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Registered: 09/02/05
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Loc: MIchigan
Do a Google Image Search

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#3430155 - 07/20/14 12:21 PM Re: Found this, old car part or not? [Re: Scott_mi]
andyd Offline


Registered: 09/25/04
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Look at a front hood shot of a '56 Olds. Mebbe a Buick porthole from about the same time Nope on both after a little googling


Edited by andyd (07/20/14 12:30 PM)
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#3430184 - 07/20/14 12:44 PM Re: Found this, old car part or not? [Re: Scott_mi]
andyd Offline


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Tried to correct earlier post. It's a 56 Olds 88 hood emblem. The indents on the wings are covered with chrome extensions. grin2
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#3430590 - 07/20/14 08:17 PM Re: Found this, old car part or not? [Re: Scott_mi]
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#3430754 - 07/20/14 10:23 PM Re: Found this, old car part or not? [Re: andyd]
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Originally Posted By: andyd
Tried to correct earlier post. It's a 56 Olds 88 hood emblem. The indents on the wings are covered with chrome extensions. grin2


I think you missed your guess. From the searching I have done, the Olds cars of that vintage have an outline of North and South America on them- both on the grille and the horn.

Originally Posted By: NHGUY
Could it be a horn button? Or a speaker grille for the dash?


I think you're probably on the right track.
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#3439273 - 07/29/14 08:09 AM Re: Found this, old car part or not? [Re: Scott_mi]
Michael_P Offline


Registered: 08/20/07
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If that is a horn button, its a good thing they didn't have airbags back in the day.

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