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Technical 55 desoto grill on styleline

Discussion in 'Traditional Customs' started by motleycrue, Aug 29, 2016.

  1. motleycrue
    Joined: May 13, 2013
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    has anybody on here fitted 1 to a 49 styleline? i just got hold of complete grill assy,wondered what it would look like,it came off 55,with 7 teeth and 2 big end teeth
     
  2. 'Mo
    Joined: Sep 26, 2007
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    Saint Vasquez ran a narrowed '55 DeSoto grille in a '53 Chevy surround in his '50 convertible.
    Not a personal favorite, but a famous car. (Largely for Watson's later outrageous scalloped paint job.)

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    Here is a later variation on that theme. I like this one much better.

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  3. phat rat
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    Hmm all I see is pinstriping not scallops
     
  4. 'Mo
    Joined: Sep 26, 2007
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  5. BJR
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    Headlights are different.
     
  6. carhunter59
    Joined: Feb 27, 2014
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    from blaine mn

    Heres one looks great
     

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  7. motleycrue
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    heyy, am lovin this car, any more pics of it?
     
  8. carhunter59
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    from blaine mn

    Only one i have downloaded it from here on another page
     
  9. bgthegreat
    Joined: Feb 15, 2009
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    Are there any 53,54 or 55 DeSoto grills being made?
     
  10. motleycrue
    Joined: May 13, 2013
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    i bought this original 1 .it had surface rust and was covered in crap, i spent 2 days cleaning it up,
     

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