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First time caller, long time listener! Actually came across an old car at a

job site. Never seen anything like it. Have pictures but don’t know how to post them. Thinking between 1930-1940s? Main characteristic is slanted “eye” headlights on front tire wheel wells as well as an elongated hood ornament. Any ideas?  Let me know if anybody has the time. 

Cheers and many thanks, 

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7 minutes ago, Han said:

Have pictures but don’t know how to post them.

If you are on a computer, put the photos somewhere you can find them with File Explorer or other equivalent. Then start a post. Scroll down a bit and you will see a paper clip. Select choose files and a file finder will open. Select the files and they will appear in the grey bar. Then do some text in your post if you wish, put the cursor where you want the photo and click on a photo. It will appear there.

 

Note that any photo may be no more than 9.77 MB in size and any post may only have 9.77 MB of photos in it. So if your photos are 970 kB, you can put in 9 or 10 of them!

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8 hours ago, Han said:

Have pictures but don’t know how to post them.

Send them to me in a private message & I'll post them if you can figure out how to post them. To send a message, click on my name & a new page will come up. Click Message & attach the photos & send it.

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"slanted “eye” headlights"   - 59 Buick ?

 

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Maybe a Stutz or Jordan with Woodlite headlights? Not worth very much in case they want somebody to take it off their hands...🙂

 

 

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Tire wheel wells were last used in the early 1940s except for some specialty cars.

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Don't ya just love playing this game?

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18 hours ago, Han said:

 Thinking between 1930-1940s? Main characteristic is slanted “eye” headlights on front tire wheel wells 

Looking into cars of the 30s with “slanted” headlights how about the 1931-33 Studebaker or the 1935 Hupmobile?

 

if the OP would post some pictures we could narrow this down a little.   

 

 

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I remember avidly reading my older brother's Rod and Custom magazines back in the early sixties. Slanted headlights were all the rage on customs, but they almost always referred to them as "canted". Anybody else remember?

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1 hour ago, Terry Bond said:

Don't ya just love playing this game?

 

 

Hmmm, first post, no pix, and cryptic description/terminology - maybe the OP is just trolling?

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23 hours ago, Han said:

Have pictures but don’t know how to post them.

Send them to me in a private message & I'll post them if you can figure out how to post them.

 

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Between 1930 - 40s? Slanted eye headlights on the front wheel wells and an elongated hood ornament?

 

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SIDEMOUNTS! He says the car has front fender tire wells.

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Perhaps something more like this 1930 Cord....

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On 7/15/2019 at 9:45 PM, Han said:

slanted “eye” headlights on front tire wheel wells as well as an elongated hood ornament.

Not an easy quote to interpret. I take it to mean the headlights are on the fenders (front tire wheel wells).

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Maybe the mystery car is in the same barn with nick8086's Ferrari.  No pictures no proof. ;)

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OP = Troll.

 

Cheers,

Grog

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The photos I posted are of the car Han is asking about. I apologize for not making this clear when I posted. He emailed the photos to me & I posted them. 

So, all of you had good guesses, but all of you were incorrect. Check out the photos in my previous post.

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8 hours ago, George Smolinski said:

The photos I posted are of the car Han is asking about. I apologize for not making this clear when I posted. He emailed the photos to me & I posted them. 

So, all of you had good guesses, but all of you were incorrect. Check out the photos in my previous post.

A restored Sharknose here: https://forum.studebakerdriversclub.com/showthread.php?107731-Portland-Art-Museum&highlight=portland

 

Craig

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I would never ever guessed a Graham Sharknose from the original post.  Proper punctuation would have helped but would not have been enough for an educated guess.

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On 7/16/2019 at 12:31 PM, keiser31 said:

Tire wheel wells were last used in the early 1940s except for some specialty cars.

 

19 hours ago, keiser31 said:

SIDEMOUNTS! He says the car has front fender tire wells.

I totally misunderstood the description. Sorry!

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