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Customs merc front

Discussion in 'The Hokey Ass Message Board' started by chopcars, Oct 3, 2019.

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  1. chopcars
    Joined: Sep 9, 2006
    Posts: 245

    from new york

    have a merc fiberglass front anyone know what signal light was made to go on this? 71920142_2323898584527468_6370744918805053440_n.jpg ?
  2. the original 49-50 front fenders have a bump similar that for the park light.
  3. Squablow
    Joined: Apr 26, 2005
    Posts: 14,545


    That shape does not look even close to a '49 parking light. I'm not sure what is intended to go there but it's not that. I suppose if you were using a '50 or '51 grille, or a '54 Chevy with the parking lights, it'd just get covered up, but to put a floating bar in there, I don't know what would go on that odd teardrop shape.
  4. 41rodderz
    Joined: Sep 27, 2010
    Posts: 5,209

    from Oregon

    I have a set of tear drop aftermarket NOS lights. I will have to find them and get you the name and number . It could be Signal Stat brand. They came in red and clear. Wiring is sort of a cream with a black stripes spiraling in the outer sheathing.

  5. Mr48chev
    Joined: Dec 28, 2007
    Posts: 27,551


    That looks like a stylized imitation of the stock park light bumps in 49/50 fenders. I smoothed and filled the bumps in the 49/50 fenders I had on my 51 and a few hours of glasswork could have those smoothe and rounded if that worked better for the grill you have planned.
    That's just one idea if you want to run a grill that doesn't wrap around the fenders like a 54 Chevy grill would.

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