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iv been having trouble finding body panels for my 1927 Chevy coupe and was wondering if there is a major difference between the ford coupes from 1927 and the 27 Chevys. Both r made by the same company I believe.

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iv been having trouble finding body panels for my 1927 Chevy coupe and was wondering if there is a major difference between the ford coupes from 1927 and the 27 Chevys. Both r made by the same company I believe.

You will find a closer match to your body parts with a Chrysler since some of the early ones had Fisher bodies. I don't think Fisher made any Ford parts....ever.

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Keiser31, you are mistaken. Fisher Bodies did appear on the Model T. My 1920 Centerdoor is a Fisher Body. The Centerdoor Bodies where built by Fisher and Wadsworth I believe. There are slight differences between them. It is very possible that Fisher also built Coupe bodies, but I do not know for sure. I believe that by the 1927 time period, Fisher was not longer making bodies for the Model T, but I do not know for sure.

Happy Motoring!

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!926/27 Fords used the bodies. Fisher did supply some Ford bodies, but I am not sure when the cut-off was. See coachbuilt.com, 1926 seems to be the start of GM's exclusive use of Fisher bodies.

I like your post, I had no idea that Fisher was a supplier to so many manufacturers.

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I doubt there's anything the 1927 Ford and Chevy coupes have in common other than maybe a few screws and bolts.

After owning both a 1927 Chevrolet coupe and a 1928 Chrysler "52" landau with a Fisher body I have been amazed at the cars I've seen that appear to have Fisher bodies. Pontiac, Oldsmobile, Oakland, of course; but I also recall a Falcon-Knight that was very similar to my Chrysler. Willys-Knight and Whippet closed cars look to be Fisher bodies to me. Does anyone know if they are?

I'm not sure about this, but I believe with Chevrolet at that time only the closed cars had Fisher bodies. The roadsters and touring cars did not. Someone correct me if I'm wrong.

Don

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Well, I'll be.......I never thought old Henry would have used Fisher bodies. Thanks for the lesson. I have filed it in my "stranger than fiction" file.

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Some of the earlier Ford open bodies used GM, but I could not find anything on the closed cars, ('26/'27 coupes). In '27 GM was the exclusive user of Fisher bodies.

The pictures of Ford and Chevy coupes in '26 look quite different to me. Good luck in your search.

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