Recent Topics
Walmart ST Full Synthetic 5W30 & 10W30 5QT $12.00
by Jonny5alive
7 minutes 43 seconds ago
Keep America's Nuclear Power Stations Running
by Shannow
Today at 12:14 AM
Lubegard Biotech,my thoughts
by Marco620
Today at 12:03 AM
Frivolous lawsuit loser pays court cost !
by HTSS_TR
Yesterday at 11:49 PM
cold seizure on a small air cooled engine?
by motor_oil_madman
Yesterday at 11:20 PM
Walmart.com PUPP 5W-20 $22.47
by mike718
Yesterday at 11:20 PM
Pick my oil '75 Plymouth Gran Fury 400 big block
by gallydif
Yesterday at 08:40 PM
Spark plug resistance R5 vs R6
by Ndx
Yesterday at 08:39 PM
Firestone TF2876 C&P
by holdorf333
Yesterday at 08:38 PM
Castrol High mileage or Valvoline Maxlife
by NH73
Yesterday at 08:30 PM
Got to experience cornering ABS today
by LoneRanger
Yesterday at 08:10 PM
Engine Heat Soak - What causes sluggishness
by ryan2022
Yesterday at 08:03 PM
Newest Members
EdandSherry, Shalmaneser, Shipmate29, garytcosta, lifteddiesel90
58332 Registered Users
Who's Online
28 registered (BigRalphie, alcyon, 2009Edge, bvance554, barkingspider, bdcardinal, 2 invisible), 981 Guests and 11 Spiders online.
Key: Admin, Global Mod, Mod
Forum Stats
58332 Members
66 Forums
251067 Topics
4115526 Posts

Max Online: 2862 @ 07/07/14 03:10 PM
Donate to BITOG
Topic Options
#3429746 - 07/19/14 11:28 PM Found this, old car part or not?
Scott_mi Offline


Registered: 08/20/13
Posts: 180
Loc: Michigan
Anyone? Can get a side and back view picture if it helps.


Top
#3429758 - 07/19/14 11:47 PM Re: Found this, old car part or not? [Re: Scott_mi]
Chris142 Offline


Registered: 06/05/03
Posts: 13898
Loc: apple valley, ca
studebaker?
_________________________
02 Wrangler super-s 10w30
87 F250 delo 15w40
04 Tahoe super-s 5w30
Z400 Lucas 10w30
KLR250 Maxima 10w40
Can am maveric delo 5w40

Top
#3429847 - 07/20/14 05:27 AM Re: Found this, old car part or not? [Re: Scott_mi]
Dan55 Offline


Registered: 06/07/08
Posts: 798
Loc: jersey
Opel ?
_________________________
2016 Lexus NX200T 07 Fit Sport 05 Mazda 3S

Top
#3429876 - 07/20/14 06:43 AM Re: Found this, old car part or not? [Re: Dan55]
Kira Offline


Registered: 08/19/10
Posts: 2473
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

Top
#3429880 - 07/20/14 06:49 AM Re: Found this, old car part or not? [Re: Scott_mi]
NHGUY Offline


Registered: 10/09/11
Posts: 4634
Loc: USA
Could it be a horn button? Or a speaker grille for the dash?

Top
#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: 1446
Loc: Ontario Canada
Back view would help.
Some old fridges had stuff like that on the door.

Top
#3430134 - 07/20/14 11:57 AM Re: Found this, old car part or not? [Re: Scott_mi]
Warstud Offline


Registered: 09/02/05
Posts: 3987
Loc: MIchigan
Do a Google Image Search

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


Registered: 09/25/04
Posts: 4880
Loc: Marshfield , MA
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)
_________________________
1988 BMW 528e 20w50 dino, STP filter

1994 Ranger ,the Rat, 5w30 dino, STP filter

'09 Camry SE, Valvoline bulk 5w30 and ? filter

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


Registered: 09/25/04
Posts: 4880
Loc: Marshfield , MA
Tried to correct earlier post. It's a 56 Olds 88 hood emblem. The indents on the wings are covered with chrome extensions. grin2
_________________________
1988 BMW 528e 20w50 dino, STP filter

1994 Ranger ,the Rat, 5w30 dino, STP filter

'09 Camry SE, Valvoline bulk 5w30 and ? filter

Top
#3430590 - 07/20/14 08:17 PM Re: Found this, old car part or not? [Re: Scott_mi]
Scott_mi Offline


Registered: 08/20/13
Posts: 180
Loc: Michigan



Top
#3430754 - 07/20/14 10:23 PM Re: Found this, old car part or not? [Re: andyd]
The_Eric Offline


Registered: 03/31/10
Posts: 4738
Loc: Iowa
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.
_________________________
2005 Lincoln Aviator 4.6 DOHC
2000 Honda Accord 2.3
2001 Hyundai Elantra 2.0
1979 Ford F-150 351M

Top
#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
Posts: 1601
Loc: By the Lake
If that is a horn button, its a good thing they didn't have airbags back in the day.

Top