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Pic Request: 59 Cadillac Lights

Discussion in 'The Hokey Ass Message Board' started by leocad, Nov 1, 2007.

  1. leocad
    Joined: Sep 7, 2007
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    from LA, CA

    These tail lights are bad ass and are used quite often on all kinds of cars & trucks. Some are very well done and some aren't, but still cool cause it's a 59 Cadillac light! They make repop lenses in red, orange and clear so possibilities are infinite!

    Let's see some pics of either well use or poor use, of your own or others you've seen.

    I will start it off with mine, I cut the lense and used only the tip for a very subtle change. You probably wouldnt even realize its done if you don't own a 62 or just know the 62 well.

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  2. jonzcustomshop
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    grabbed this from rikster's site.
    the original predicta used 59 cad lenses painted white for the front and rear grilles.
     

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  3. Skankin' Rat Fink
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    That's a really cool subtle touch. I dig it.
     
  4. 40StudeDude
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    Here's some '59 Caddy taillights you've never seen...hand blown glass from www. Dichrome.com...and they can even custom build a set for the taillights for that '62 as well...


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    or how 'bout this on my pal's '57 Ford retractable...???

    R-

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  5. Chad s
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    WOW. Wow. WOW!!!!!!! I wonder how much those are.
     
  6. leocad
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    wow those are incredible! Never thought the 59 light could be improved on.

    I bet they could make a killer hand blown shift knob too!
     
  7. Chad s
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    Look at the site, thats mainly what they do.

    I dont care for their shift knobs though, too hippy looking for me.
     
  8. 40StudeDude
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    Then you need to check out that site...www.Dichrome.com, that's what they specialize in...automotive glass accessories...shift knobs, door locks, air cleaner hold downs, all custom built to whatever color you want...

    Oh BTW, that's my son's '59 Caddy in the pic...

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  9. CURIOUS RASH
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    I've seen those Dichrome lights in person. Isn't that guy your son Roger?

    He makes lotsa other stuff...
     
  10. 40StudeDude
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    Yes, he is...

    and as for the "hippy," well, to each his own...he can kustom build one to your specifications, size, shape and color...

    R-
     
  11. hog mtn dave
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    Here's one. It's not nearly as nice as the ones pictured above though.
     

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  12. Chaz
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    These are on my bumpercar "Thunderpig"
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  13. langy
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    Got them on my 56 F100, i love em.


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  14. leocad
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    Thank You Skankin' Rat Fink.

    this thread started off with some good posts, but its down to page 5. I know there are a lot of you that have used them, lets see em!!
     
  15. Mercman39
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    I don't have any pics but a friend of mine frenched a pair of 'em in place of the orig. taillight on his 51 Ford and they really look great.
     
  16. Gee
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    i got em on my 57
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    a mates got 6 on his 57belvedere (only because 8 wouldnt fit:))
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  17. NortonG
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    Mine on my '64 falcon.
     

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  18. mikes51
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    Great photo! I like the way the drive in lights match and bring out the color of the tailights.
    Who was the photographer?
     
  19. HotRodPaint.com
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    My only use of them......a '56 Chevy pickup.

    .....unless you want to count this turboed Harley, that I built the bodywork for. :)
     

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  20. Gee
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    thanks. i borrowed a mates camera for it on a cruise one night. it took me a couple of goes to catch the flashing indicator lit up at full strength though, while he was impatiently crouching down in the front seat with his foot on the brake pedal :)
     
  21. Rolf
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    The old stand by, AG style...

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  22. thewildturkey46
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    Here is mine, frenched into a 50 Buick .
     

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  23. leocad
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    wow I had given up and forgotten about this thread!
     
  24. 23maxwell
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    Hi Leocad The 58 G M C that you had was just what we are looking for.If you come across any exactly the same please let us know.regards 23maxwell
     

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