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#134409 - 01/11/09 01:41 PM 1927 Chevrolet Radiator Shells
dwpirkeyjr Offline

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My 1927 Cabriolet has a chrome looking shell. Could it be aluminum or is it steel?? What is the correct shells for the 1927's??
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#134410 - 01/11/09 01:46 PM Re: 1927 Chevrolet Radiator Shells [Re: dwpirkeyjr]
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dwpirkeyjr '27 cars were aluminum and trucks used steel shells.
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#134420 - 01/11/09 03:40 PM Re: 1927 Chevrolet Radiator Shells [Re: dwpirkeyjr]
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The aluminum radiator shells for 1926 and 1927 Chevrolets are as rare as hen's teeth.
I have seen "damaged" or worn one's sell on eBay well above five hundred dollars.
Wouldn't it be great if someone figured out how to get some "panel beaters" overseas to make these things to spec.
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#134471 - 01/12/09 08:04 AM Re: 1927 Chevrolet Radiator Shells [Re: dwpirkeyjr]
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A magnet will tell the story. just make sure you check it in an area that doesn't have steel behind it if it turns out to be aluminum.
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#134660 - 01/14/09 05:18 PM Re: 1927 Chevrolet Radiator Shells [Re: Bob_Kerr]
dwpirkeyjr Offline

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Thanks for reminding me about the magnet. I knew that but had a SENIOR MOMENT!!!

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