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1934 Ford Grill???

Discussion in 'The Hokey Ass Message Board' started by 130driver, Aug 25, 2012.

  1. 130driver
    Joined: Mar 1, 2010
    Posts: 44

    from Canada

    Hi Folks,
    I just bought a 34 and the grill that I am attaching pics of came with it. It is not original and I am looking for help to identify who made it as it is quite old based on how long ago the car last was on the road. A buddy of mine says Early V8 Shoppe. Car was last driven/worked on in 1972. Any ideas? I have a beer bet on it with him.

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  2. 42merc
    Joined: Dec 19, 2010
    Posts: 680


    Argentine repop sold by JC Whitney, Chicago & Specialized out of Texas.
  3. skirtless33
    Joined: Feb 10, 2007
    Posts: 188


    Thats right but it will still work. You can tell by the flat crank hole cover its import.
  4. Graham-Cracker
    Joined: Mar 18, 2008
    Posts: 128


    Back in the day Argentina (msp) flooded the market with 34 & 36 ford look kinda like grills. The spot welded bars give it away.
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  5. I have the same one on my car. It's horrible, but it will work until I can afford a nice original. You gotta do,what you gotta do sometimes. I was going to put a crankhole cover on it to hide the weird lookin' crankhole. I think that would help a little, but overall, just still a shitty repop.

  6. 130driver
    Joined: Mar 1, 2010
    Posts: 44

    from Canada

    Thanks guys. It is like a crappy paintjob. Not bad from 20 feet away but when you get up and close, it ain't nice.
    I have no need for it. Is it worth putting on for sale or just make it a conversation piece by hanging it on the wall?
    Thanks again. Beer is on my buddy.
  7. 067chevy
    Joined: Sep 18, 2005
    Posts: 2,073


    Hang it on the wall
  8. lockwoodkustoms
    Joined: Dec 22, 2005
    Posts: 3,910


    What would you want for it? I am in need of something for my 33 and this would be better than nothing :)

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