Register now to get rid of these ads!

1937?? mystery car. What do you think she is?

Discussion in 'The Hokey Ass Message Board' started by MsRedda, Jun 17, 2010.

  1. MsRedda
    Joined: Jun 16, 2010
    Posts: 34

    MsRedda
    Member
    from CA

    I bought this car ( See the photos in my album, please) with no papers and no idea what she is. Her frame has been shortened and the headlights were originally ON the fenders, not in them. She was last registered in 1963, according to her license plate. 1937 was found yesterday while she was being sandblasted and 707954 was found on her frame. Any info/ideas would be greatly appreciated.
    !Bt-81CgCGk~$(KGrHqYOKiYEvv+I+Eq8BL-YbM2lEg~~_3.jpg
     
    Last edited: Jun 21, 2010
  2. Pictures might help.
     
  3. G V Gordon
    Joined: Oct 29, 2002
    Posts: 5,683

    G V Gordon
    Member
    from Enid OK

    a picture is worth a thousand words...

    Rusty NYer beat me too it.
     
  4. GaryB
    Joined: Dec 19, 2008
    Posts: 3,530

    GaryB
    Member
    from Reno,nv

    it's a 1937 WTF
     
    Register now to get rid of these ads!

  5. retromotors
    Joined: Dec 10, 2008
    Posts: 1,045

    retromotors
    Member

    Her....?
    She...?
    Well, if nothing else it looks like you've already established the gender.
     
  6. Process of elimination.

    It's not a truck...
    It's older than 1963...

    C'mon we're getting close people we can do this!
     
  7. Francisco Plumbero
    Joined: May 6, 2010
    Posts: 2,536

    Francisco Plumbero
    Member
    from il.

    Oh thats a 1966 trident sunbeam starliner cruiser brogham, xlt 500, gs platform with a ultra rare inviso theft deterent system.
     
  8. I was gonna say that.
     
  9. henry29
    Joined: Sep 5, 2007
    Posts: 2,834

    henry29
    Member

    Can you take some better pics from the side, the suspension, or the frame?

    [​IMG]
     
  10. harpboys4
    Joined: Jun 7, 2008
    Posts: 609

    harpboys4
    Member
    from So Cal

    Wow did you read his profile. Not here to make friends....No car knowledge to share....Holy sheeep dip.
     
  11. falconsprint63
    Joined: May 17, 2007
    Posts: 2,359

    falconsprint63
    Member
    from Mayberry

    I went to the album. Looks like a home built job probably late 50's vintage. That was fairly common as early british sports cars started hopping the pond. Grille maybe hudson? or ?? Cand ID th front fenders from the pics--same with rear images.

    I bought a similar car a few years back we called it the PLYORD. flathead powered 40 ford chassis with dropped front axle. the rest was home built 40's vintage plymouth fenders and section hood, homemade body with chrysler imperial trunk spare and a lift of 50 dodge roof. I'll post pics sometime if I can get them scanned.

    irregardless it looks like a fun car.
     
  12. triton6972
    Joined: Apr 3, 2006
    Posts: 174

    triton6972
    Member

  13. MsRedda
    Joined: Jun 16, 2010
    Posts: 34

    MsRedda
    Member
    from CA

    Of course she's female. Look at those lines and not a prick in sight.

    MsRedda
    In GOD we trust...in the government, not so freakin' much.
     
  14. THE_DUDE
    Joined: Aug 22, 2009
    Posts: 2,601

    THE_DUDE
    Member

    Wood firewall?
     
  15. MsRedda
    Joined: Jun 16, 2010
    Posts: 34

    MsRedda
    Member
    from CA

    Thanks! Afraid my experience w/message boards is slim.

    MsRedda
    In God we trust.....the government, not so freakin' much.
     
  16. henry29
    Joined: Sep 5, 2007
    Posts: 2,834

    henry29
    Member

    The fenders really look like mid thirties Studebaker.
     
  17. GaryB
    Joined: Dec 19, 2008
    Posts: 3,530

    GaryB
    Member
    from Reno,nv

    have you got side pics ?
     
  18. MsRedda
    Joined: Jun 16, 2010
    Posts: 34

    MsRedda
    Member
    from CA

    HIS profile?? Well, Sugar, if you want to know anything about antique French dolls, I'm your "man."

    MsRedda

    Step away from the redheaded woman and no one gets burned.
     
  19. MsRedda
    Joined: Jun 16, 2010
    Posts: 34

    MsRedda
    Member
    from CA

    Whoa! You're good! The closest we've found is a 1934 Studebaker Dictator...very similar to the grill, anyway.

    MsRedda

    In God we trust....the government, not so freakin' much.
     
  20. GaryB
    Joined: Dec 19, 2008
    Posts: 3,530

    GaryB
    Member
    from Reno,nv

    OK have you got side pics of you?
     
  21. brad chevy
    Joined: Nov 22, 2009
    Posts: 2,627

    brad chevy
    Member

    Well after that last post you are probably going to paint it pink,put your spandex on and cruise.Maybe you should load up the dolls,stick you a big engine in that thing and see if the wood firewall does its job.
     
  22. gnichols
    Joined: Mar 6, 2008
    Posts: 10,715

    gnichols
    Member
    from Tampa, FL

    Perhaps some sort of ferrin car, like a BMW? Gary
     
  23. MsRedda
    Joined: Jun 16, 2010
    Posts: 34

    MsRedda
    Member
    from CA

    Gents, I have many photos but (being an obedient little girl) I am sticking to my instructions, which were to ask for help based on the grill and front fenders. Thanks for your comments, and sorry about the broken image link. I will learn how to post photos before and if I ever inquire again.

    MsRedda
    In God we trust...in the government, not so freakin' much.
     
  24. MsRedda
    Joined: Jun 16, 2010
    Posts: 34

    MsRedda
    Member
    from CA

    Now see, little ol' me is wrong yet again. There is TOO "one" in sight.

    Now you DO have an idea there, but my collectibles are even more rare than yours and I treat them with respect. The second idea has merit. It would be interesting to run a big engine in her, take her for a spin, and see which side of the firewall chars first. Unfortunately, the wood firewall is no more.

    MsRedda
     
  25. PhilJohnson
    Joined: Oct 13, 2009
    Posts: 906

    PhilJohnson
    Member

    That thing looks pretty sweet, you gotta post more pictures :)
     
  26. MsRedda
    Joined: Jun 16, 2010
    Posts: 34

    MsRedda
    Member
    from CA

    Thanks, Gary. It may be my imagination, but I see hints of mid-'30s Delahaye in her lines and grill. No exact matches, but enough of a look to make me wonder if that wasn't the car the "mystery man: behind my mystery car had in mind. In any event, I'm enjoying the search and seeing gorgeous old vehicles I've never heard of before.

    MsRedda

    In God we trust....in the government, not so freakin' much.
     
  27. Please MsRedda post more- that's a nice looking job. Any knowledge of provenance?
     
  28. 38FLATTIE
    Joined: Oct 26, 2008
    Posts: 4,350

    38FLATTIE
    Member
    from Colorado

    Awe, stick around. it looks to me as you'll do all right!

    What are your plans for it?
     
  29. G V Gordon
    Joined: Oct 29, 2002
    Posts: 5,683

    G V Gordon
    Member
    from Enid OK

    Delahaye crosed my mind as well, definitely an influence, accidental or intentional.
     

Share This Page

Register now to get rid of these ads!

Archive

Copyright © 1995-2020 The Jalopy Journal: Steal our stuff, we'll kick your teeth in. Terms of Service. Privacy Policy.

Atomic Industry
Forum software by XenForo™ ©2010-2014 XenForo Ltd.