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Offline Margaret Kelly

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What make/model is this mystery car? (any clearer picture?)
« on: December 04, 2019, 12:50:16 AM »
It was parked right outside the door of the TSBD:





It kinda looks like this type of car, but i'm not an expert on 1950's/1960's cars:



Any idea what kind of car it is? And who might own it?

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What make/model is this mystery car? (any clearer picture?)
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Online Tom Scully

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« Reply #1 on: December 04, 2019, 05:49:14 AM »
Trying to match the "A" pillar, aka windshield post, and the "B" pillar, aka center post, and the "C" pillar, aka the sail panel (behind rear door).... no high confidence match of all three.

The challenge is the angle....example- two views of Tippit's patrol car, '62 or '63 Ford Galaxy

Replica of Tippit patrol car:




Pontiac Chieftain 870 4-door Sedan (2719D) '1956


1956 Pontiac Sedan 2-door Sedan


1961 Oldsmobile Cutlass F-85 Deluxe


It looks like a two door sedan. A two door coupe has no "B" pillar, and it seems too short to be a four door....



Chevrolet Bel Air/150/210 2 Door Post 1956 .


1956 Ford Fairlane


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Offline John Mytton

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Re: What make/model is this mystery car? (any clearer picture?)
« Reply #2 on: December 04, 2019, 06:51:56 AM »
It was parked right outside the door of the TSBD:




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Online Tom Scully

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« Reply #3 on: December 04, 2019, 07:56:21 AM »
The car John posted an image of the back of is a 1957 Chevy @ Turtle Creek...

57 Chevy 2 Door Post




1957 Chevrolet Bel Air 4 Door Sedan

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Offline Chris Davidson

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Re: What make/model is this mystery car? (any clearer picture?)
« Reply #4 on: December 04, 2019, 08:51:07 AM »
A little clearer.

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Online Ray Mitcham

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Re: What make/model is this mystery car? (any clearer picture?)
« Reply #6 on: December 04, 2019, 11:23:45 AM »


Different rear side fins.
« Last Edit: December 04, 2019, 11:24:57 AM by Ray Mitcham »

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Offline Dale Nason

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Re: What make/model is this mystery car? (any clearer picture?)
« Reply #7 on: December 04, 2019, 05:33:24 PM »
I think it's either a 1956 or 1957 Pontiac or Oldsmobile 4 door sedan. The rear sheet metal was different on Chevy's. In 1958, GM changed the body styles on almost all of their lines of cars. So it's definitely pre-1958.

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Online Charles Collins

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« Reply #8 on: December 04, 2019, 06:13:36 PM »
I was thinking Pontiac at first look. And it looks most like a 1958 Pontiac Star Chief to me:


Offline Walt Cakebread

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Re: What make/model is this mystery car? (any clearer picture?)
« Reply #9 on: December 04, 2019, 10:58:31 PM »
A little clearer.


The car in the photo is a 1958 Pontiac  ........

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