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Lost AUBURN Boat Tail body?

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Well!!!!!  That is something.  I bet someone got a lot of enjoyment out of that.  Certainly better looking than the heart shaped grill custom jobs.

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Very cool, although the cowl work seems pretty hackey. I also find it interesting in these old photos that nobody seems to treat their cars very well. Someone obviously spent a ton of money building this thing, yet they just throw it up on the curb and chew up the tires when they park it as if it's some kind of beater.

 

How many different donor cars can you name?

 

1938 Ford

Auburn

1941 Buick fender skirts

Pontiac? hood ornament

Bumpers?

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Is that a 36 Auburn with a 38 Ford front end? Or a 38 Ford with an Auburn body? I don't specify year because the boat tail was available in 1931 and 32 as well as 1936 and 37. Wheels don't look like the Ford 'wide 5'.

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Based on cars in background, guessing photo is from early 50's. Much more interesting than some modern day "mashups".

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I don't believe there is a Auburn part on the whole car.  

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14 hours ago, Rusty_OToole said:

Is that a 36 Auburn with a 38 Ford front end? Or a 38 Ford with an Auburn body?

 

Those guys will trick you. I love major projects and regret how close I came to buying this a few years ago and letting it slip away.

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Not a Lincoln Cosmo with a Cadillac engine - a Lincoln body on a '41 Cadillac chassis.

 

Ahhhhh, the rose colored glasses.

Bernie

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I like it and would try to buy it if I found it someplace.  Especially if it was a flathead Ford.

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