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Dick Steinkamp
03-20-2009, 09:54 PM
I've got two rather nice pieces of chromed plated pot metal trim that I can't ID.

Casting numbers 3711158 and 3711156.

I thought they were for a GT Hawk because the cross section looks identical, but there are no GT Hawk pieces like these.

One is closed on both ends like it would go on a door. The other is open on both ends like mid stream on a rear quarter. They have quite an "arch" to them. They are both about 40" long.

http://i706.photobucket.com/albums/ww63/dstnkmp/floor002.jpg


Any ideas?

Dick Steinkamp
Bellingham, WA

http://i706.photobucket.com/albums/ww63/dstnkmp/pics075-1-1.jpg

rockne10
03-20-2009, 10:06 PM
Sure look like the Regal trim on the doors of my '53 but, if they don't fit the Ute they can't be.

Brad Johnson
Pine Grove Mills, Pa.
http://s57.photobucket.com/albums/g233/rockne10/Rockne/th_Rocknegauges.jpg'33 Rockne 10, '51 Commander Starlight, '53 Commander Starlight

barnlark
03-20-2009, 10:18 PM
Floor looks like redwood. :D

rockne10
03-20-2009, 10:23 PM
quote:Floor looks like redwood.sans dust:D

Dick Steinkamp
03-20-2009, 10:58 PM
quote:Originally posted by barnlark

Floor looks like redwood. :D


Fir (and generally plenty dusty). That's basically the tree we have here.

My wife was getting an area rug for the living room a while back. The salesperson wanted to know what kind of floor it was going on. My wife said fir. The salesperson was shocked that we had FUR floors. [:0]

(true story)

Back to the chrome...nothing like the Regal trim on an early C/K. Very uniform triangle cross section like a GT Hawk.



Dick Steinkamp
Bellingham, WA

http://i706.photobucket.com/albums/ww63/dstnkmp/pics075-1-1.jpg

silverhawk
03-20-2009, 11:03 PM
Is it possibly a couple of headliner boughs from a '60's area stude? I don't know exactly what those look like so I was thinking it was a possibility.

Dylan Wills

'61 lark deluxe 4 door wagon

Dick Steinkamp
03-20-2009, 11:07 PM
I don't think so Dylan...too short

Dick Steinkamp
Bellingham, WA

http://i706.photobucket.com/albums/ww63/dstnkmp/pics075-1-1.jpg

62SY4
03-20-2009, 11:12 PM
I'll take a stab, could the one with closed ends go on the bottom edge of a deck lid or tailgate and the other piece with open ends go below it and join to other trim? Just a wild guess!

Jon Krimm
1962 Lark Sedan
http://i542.photobucket.com/albums/gg440/62SY4/carstude.jpg
1961 Champ

buddymander
03-20-2009, 11:23 PM
You sure it's pot metal...and not redwood? Never saw fir take stain like that.

barnlark
03-20-2009, 11:48 PM
Can't believe someone hasn't had the answer to those, Dick. The curve is unique. My first guess was a tailgate, but if they're fifties, I'm unsure which one that I've seen them on, unless I took one off once. I'm surprised C&B hasn't piped up, he should know.

KGlowacky
03-20-2009, 11:52 PM
It's NOT 56 wagon tailgate trim.

gordr
03-21-2009, 12:42 AM
Not the moulding that goes on the cowl below the windshield?

Gord Richmond, within Weasel range of the Alberta Badlands

JGK 940
03-21-2009, 01:03 AM
http://i475.photobucket.com/albums/rr119/Kalimaikaika/Studemania/41DM.jpg maybe?

Keoni Dibelka / HiloFoto
In Hawai'i; on Hawai'i; on the Windward Side
If da salt air never chew 'em up bumbye da lava will...

StudeRich
03-21-2009, 02:16 AM
What are those round pegs sticking out? They do not resemble anything Studebaker used as fasteners, and anything that long would be stainless Steel. The numbers are not even close to anything Studebaker. Maybe these are GM or Chrysler?

Did they come with the UTE?

http://i197.photobucket.com/albums/aa221/studerich/My64Daytona.jpg
StudeRich at Studebakers Northwest -Ferndale,WA

Dick Steinkamp
03-21-2009, 09:48 AM
quote:Originally posted by 62SY4

I'll take a stab, could the one with closed ends go on the bottom edge of a deck lid or tailgate and the other piece with open ends go below it and join to other trim? Just a wild guess!




Could be...but what year/model?

Dick Steinkamp
Bellingham, WA

http://i706.photobucket.com/albums/ww63/dstnkmp/pics075-1-1.jpg

Dick Steinkamp
03-21-2009, 09:55 AM
quote:Originally posted by gordr

Not the moulding that goes on the cowl below the windshield?




Nope. Different cross section.

Dick Steinkamp
Bellingham, WA

http://i706.photobucket.com/albums/ww63/dstnkmp/pics075-1-1.jpg

Dick Steinkamp
03-21-2009, 09:56 AM
quote:Originally posted by JGK 940

http://i475.photobucket.com/albums/rr119/Kalimaikaika/Studemania/41DM.jpg maybe?



The one between the tail lights looks like a possibility. I'll find a '65-66 and hold it up to that.

Dick Steinkamp
Bellingham, WA

http://i706.photobucket.com/albums/ww63/dstnkmp/pics075-1-1.jpg

Dick Steinkamp
03-21-2009, 09:58 AM
quote:Originally posted by StudeRich

What are those round pegs sticking out? They do not resemble anything Studebaker used as fasteners, and anything that long would be stainless Steel. The numbers are not even close to anything Studebaker. Maybe these are GM or Chrysler?

Did they come with the UTE?




They came with the Ute, but I got a lot of "stuff" with the ute that was not 53-54...and some not Studebaker. These could very well be another make.

The "pegs" are what are left of studs. Just normal 1/4" threaded studs.

Dick Steinkamp
Bellingham, WA

http://i706.photobucket.com/albums/ww63/dstnkmp/pics075-1-1.jpg

ToGa 42
03-21-2009, 02:53 PM
Dick,
I suspected the moldings you showed were 55 C***y Parts. I checked my books, the first # is the hood edge, and the second is the lower grille molding.
This is my first posting, have been "lurking" for a while.
I have found the Forum very interesting and informative.
You have done an excellent job on the "Ute"
Tom T

Dick Steinkamp
03-21-2009, 02:59 PM
quote:Originally posted by ToGa 42

Dick,
I suspected the moldings you showed were 55 C***y Parts. I checked my books, the first # is the hood edge, and the second is the lower grille molding.
This is my first posting, have been "lurking" for a while.
I have found the Forum very interesting and informative.
You have done an excellent job on the "Ute"
Tom T


Thanks, Tom!

-Dick-

Dick Steinkamp
Bellingham, WA

http://i706.photobucket.com/albums/ww63/dstnkmp/pics075-1-1.jpg

StudeRich
03-21-2009, 03:30 PM
quote:Originally posted by Dick Steinkamp

The one between the tail lights looks like a possibility. I'll find a '65-66 and hold it up to that.

NOPE, '64 & '65's are Stainless steel, not pot metal.

barnlark
03-21-2009, 03:46 PM
Case solved. Back to the floor..I like that color, looks good with car parts. "Fur" floor is way too funny. :D I have to have mine sanded again soon, white oak, I may have it stained that color to go with my future car parts pictures!
Glad you figured it out, Dick. Your eBay items list can have even more variety. [^]

bradnree
03-21-2009, 05:38 PM
http://search.yahoo.com/search?ei=utf-8&fr=slv8-wave&p=chevrolet%203711158


http://search.yahoo.com/search?ei=utf-8&fr=slv8-wave&p=chevrolet%203711156


Brad

unclemiltie
11-04-2009, 07:39 AM
quote:Originally posted by Dick Steinkamp

I've got two rather nice pieces of chromed plated pot metal trim that I can't ID.

Casting numbers 3711158 and 3711156.

I thought they were for a GT Hawk because the cross section looks identical, but there are no GT Hawk pieces like these.

One is closed on both ends like it would go on a door. The other is open on both ends like mid stream on a rear quarter. They have quite an "arch" to them. They are both about 40" long.

http://i706.photobucket.com/albums/ww63/dstnkmp/floor002.jpg


Any ideas?

Dick Steinkamp
Bellingham, WA

http://i706.photobucket.com/albums/ww63/dstnkmp/pics075-1-1.jpg


Milt

1947 Champion (owned since 1967)
1961 Hawk
1964 Convertable
1967 Avanti
1961 Lark 2 door
1950 Commander Starlight

unclemiltie
11-04-2009, 07:42 AM
Did you ever find out what these fit? I also have a piece with 3711156 on it. It is probably the casting number. I do not think it is close to any stude number. I got this piece from a stude dealership I bought some time back. It looks like a cowl or trunk molding. As a side, I got to this post by doing a google on the part number.

Milt

1947 Champion (owned since 1967)
1961 Hawk
1964 Convertable
1967 Avanti
1961 Lark 2 door
1950 Commander Starlight

Dick Steinkamp
11-04-2009, 08:25 AM
quote:Originally posted by unclemiltie

Did you ever find out what these fit?




Yes. Tom T and Brad identified them as 55 Chevy parts and they were correct. 3711158 is the lower grill molding. I sold them for pretty good money on eBay.



Dick Steinkamp
Bellingham, WA

http://i706.photobucket.com/albums/ww63/dstnkmp/stude-2-1.jpg

unclemiltie
11-04-2009, 08:10 PM
thanks

Milt

1947 Champion (owned since 1967)
1961 Hawk
1964 Convertable
1967 Avanti
1961 Lark 2 door
1950 Commander Starlight