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Flashback
04-05-2011, 07:34 AM
What is it, and what year ? Is the dash treatment unusual?

http://i307.photobucket.com/albums/nn320/Flashback53/Ratliffprattville044.jpg

jclary
04-05-2011, 07:48 AM
Looks a lot like my '48 business coupe dash 'cept for the wood grain dash. Mine has the wood grain instrument surround but the dash is single color paint. Also, my steering wheel has a horn button and not a horn ring. Obviously this one is a fancier trim level.

Anne F. Goodman
04-05-2011, 09:49 AM
47 thru 49 Champion

kurtruk
04-05-2011, 10:23 AM
By other design elements on the dash...48 Champion only. Regal Deluxe.

Flashback
04-05-2011, 06:31 PM
Here's a outside shot of the same car.

http://i307.photobucket.com/albums/nn320/Flashback53/Ratliffprattville047.jpg

jclary
04-05-2011, 07:31 PM
That was a well optioned car. It looks like there is no radio, or heater, but factory turn signals, factory outside mirror and door awnings. If the car was sold originally around the gulf coast, not having a heater would not be unusual.

Flashback
04-05-2011, 07:41 PM
I believe it has a heater?
http://i307.photobucket.com/albums/nn320/Flashback53/Ratliffprattville046.jpg

jclary
04-05-2011, 08:06 PM
That pic confirms it. I can see just a tiny bit of the heater controls by looking on the right side past horn button. The controls to the left show "W"-wiper, "H"-hood release, "OD"-overdrive pull cable. The non factory knob closest to the column could be fog lights.

Do you have pics of the grille?

Lothar
04-05-2011, 09:16 PM
What were those clips on the steering column meant to hold?

woodysrods
04-06-2011, 12:22 AM
Looks like a flash light holder to me???
Good Roads
Brian

Lothar
04-06-2011, 09:26 AM
Looks like a flash light holder to me???
Good call, Brian. I bet you're right.

9echo
04-06-2011, 05:06 PM
Looks like the dash of my '48 Champion Regal Deluxe Starlight.