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Impulse buy of the day. Wicked cool art deco taillight. Help Identify.

Discussion in 'The Hokey Ass Message Board' started by Hitchhiker, Jun 2, 2011.

  1. So I bought a pretty cool tail light today.I think I paid to much. :eek: It was an impulse buy. Only got one. Got it from a scrapper. I know I've seen similar on 1930's Chrysler, Hudson, and Desoto type cars. I've been googling and can't place the exact year. Anyone know what this fits exactly? I'm hoping I can find a match. If not, maybe I will run a single or let it turn into garage art. ;)

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    Last edited: Jul 10, 2011
  2. That one lense is worth about 200-300 bucks!!!!
     
  3. OLDCARDON53
    Joined: Oct 21, 2006
    Posts: 43

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    if you like it. then you didnt pay to much.
     

  4. 36 desoto i think
     
  5. slammed
    Joined: Jun 10, 2004
    Posts: 8,151

    slammed
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    Mothers will clean the bezle. Neat light.
     
  6. :eek: You have my attention....:confused:

    true that. and if the above post is anywhere close to true then I'll never get another one. :(
     
  7. RustyNCA
    Joined: Feb 18, 2009
    Posts: 406

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    Use it to make a really cool "third" brake light on your Model A.

    If your car isn't chopped alot it would fit under the back window I would guess.

    That is cool you now know what it is, we bought a light for our Model A, still have no idea what it was from, but it is mounted as our "third" brake light.

    Cheers
    RustyNCA
     
  8. Thanks! Looks like they are Desoto. I was a little off on my years and combination of makes. Now I need to find another for cheap. :D can't believe the price on the nice complete set!

     
  9. Keep an eye on Ebay. They come through all the time mislabeled, and pieces and parts.

    Here is a lense that I just missed out on last week.

    Here are a few more up now for sale


    http://cgi.ebay.com/ebaymotors/ws/e...0678732214&viewitem=&sspagename=STRK:MEDWX:IT

    http://shop.ebay.com/i.html?_from=R...chrysler+1936+lense&_sacat=See-All-Categories

     
  10. thanks man. I'll keep an eye out.
     
  11. oldwagonlover
    Joined: Jul 5, 2008
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    Very cool looking tail light -Score...
     
  12. J scow
    Joined: Mar 3, 2010
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    J scow
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    from Seattle

    That is definitely a henway...
     
  13. greenblood
    Joined: Mar 18, 2011
    Posts: 22

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    Buy a bike to build around it if you dont want to use it as a third light???????????
     
  14. I like the way greenblood thinks! Unit Triumph bobber!
     
  15. The though had crossed my mind....and I am the type of crazy that would build something around a single part. :rolleyes:
     
  16. I found listings of 4 different single lights over the last year. ranging from $25-$200 dollars....but they were already sold. At least there is hope.
     
  17. lorodz
    Joined: Jul 26, 2009
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    if you cant figure out what to do with it send me a p.m ill take it off your hands ..lol super expensive tail light right there .
     
  18. PinHead
    Joined: Jun 3, 2005
    Posts: 243

    PinHead
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    On the contrary, it's definitely a dickfore.
     
  19. ButchsCoolStuff
    Joined: May 24, 2011
    Posts: 59

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    I don't know but I WANT A PAIR FOR MY '29 Hi-Boy project. COOOOOOOL
     
  20. alchemy
    Joined: Sep 27, 2002
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    I had one of those once. For years. Finally sold it when I gave up looking for a match.
     
  21. who'd you sell it too? :D
     
  22. Hot Rod Chris
    Joined: Mar 31, 2011
    Posts: 464

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    That was the first thing that crossed my mind, motorcycle light... I want one for my bike now!!! It is absolutly perfect. I have been ssearching for a tail light for a while and this is it...
     
  23. Buy 2 and sell me one. ;)
     
  24. It only took me a month.....but I just got this in the mail....

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    Now I have a pair.

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    I amaze even myself sometimes....:p
     

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