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03-25-2012, 10:32 AM
I purchased a 1921 radiator and shroud,I believe it to be anyway.It is painted metal and not chrome.It has the emblem on it similar to what your website has on its main logo.Anyway i am making wall art out of it (non destructive i might add)i was wondering what type of radiator cap might be correct for it?it has a threaded radiator,looks almost like pipe thread.the shroud is mostly primer color and i was assuming that it was black originally,were 1921 era studebakers anything other than black?

03-25-2012, 12:10 PM
Could be something like this
http://t0.gstatic.com/images?q=tbn:ANd9GcSrzoOz40MdxDLyV8b-4V7Xc-OqYs5A3spKEQhbZdEhf-UiI3oS or http://3.bp.blogspot.com/_i_AovfzNXgQ/SGggY5olVfI/AAAAAAAARyo/t-s_rn5r7pE/s400/IMG_5144.jpg

03-26-2012, 09:09 PM
that looks identical to what i have,the pick to the right,any ideas on colors,and was i close on the year?and lastly can these caps still be found?by the way thanks alot for the reply,i have been reading through your site and wish i had the actual automobile.I do have a 66 t bird but these studabakers are really really cool.all of them.

03-26-2012, 10:22 PM
The Boyce Motometer caps were a deluxe addition in those days. They would display coolant temperature before those gauges were remoted to the dash. Standard models were fairly unadorned; may have just had a simple screw on cap.
Motometers can be found. http://www.ebay.com/sch/i.html?_from=R40&_trksid=p3984.m570.l1311&_nkw=boyce+motometer&_sacat=See-All-Categories 1921? Yes, and, as to the color...unless it was deluxe chromed or, more appropriately, nickeled, any you wanted as long as it was black.