View Full Version : Lark Bumpers

12-24-2008, 03:12 PM
Are bumpers available for Larks, front and rear? If not, is there a good interchange? Thanks

12-24-2008, 03:14 PM
Yes, what year?

41 Frank
12-24-2008, 03:24 PM
If you have a parts book and can look up the part number you can do a search to check if they have stock on SASCO's web site. The last I heard they had 64-65-66 bumpers not sure about earlier models.

12-24-2008, 04:33 PM
If you were to ignore all of the holes for rear license plate guards, License Light wires, regular Bumper Guards, '62-'63 Corner Guards, different Bumper Brackets etc. you would discover that there are only three actual SHAPES of all Lark front and rear bumpers:

(1) 1959-1960 no wrap-around, straight center with no center "dip down" to match the later Grille.

(2) 1961 to 1963 no wrap-around WITH center dip-down

(3) 1964 to 1966 Wrap-Around corners type, but with the straight '59-'60 style center.

If one were to procure the proper shape, with a little expensive to have done drilling, welding and re-chroming you could create any one you need. [^]

12-24-2008, 05:13 PM
I think the 61-63 fronts are NLA as I recall looking for one for my '62... ended up with a "good used" one. The reason I remember this is that the rears were still available, but my local chrome shop wanted something like $400 to weld up two holes and rechrome a NOS bumper! yikes!

If you have a 61-63 with the wing guards, I would recommend buying NOS wing guards (still available and cheap) and then having them rechromed (or have yours rechromed if they are straight and solid.) I put NOS on my '62 when I had it painted and they were already looking mildly shabby by the time I sold the car. "show chrome" they were NOT. Oddly enough the overriders (also available and cheap) that I installed at the same time still looked OK as I recall, just the wing guards started peeling around the edges.


55 Commander Starlight

Mike Van Veghten
12-24-2008, 08:07 PM
See my note about my hit and run the other day (Thanks to the gang at SASCO).

I do know that 59/60 Lark wagon bumpers are available, NOS.


Doug M
12-24-2008, 11:41 PM
I tried to get bumpers for a 66 all i found was rear bumpers. I found a set here on the forum. Doug M