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Jul 4, 2013, 08:28 PM
 
I found this hubcaps in the garage of my house, and was wondering if anybody knows anything about vintage car parts. Since we have a car enthusiasts here, I thought I'd give it a shot.


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Jul 4, 2013, 08:35 PM
 
No useful info to offer, but ... you could fake some awesome UFO footage with those. Especially if you use all four in a fleet action. They already have the alien death-ray logo on top.
     
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Jul 4, 2013, 08:54 PM
 
A Google for "v8 hubcap" seems to indicate Ford.
     
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Jul 4, 2013, 09:36 PM
 
Originally Posted by subego View Post
A Google for "v8 hubcap" seems to indicate Ford.
Yeah, I found that too, I was just wondering if anybody on here had some personal insights... I really like finding old cool stuff like this, that's why I like to live in an old house.
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Jul 5, 2013, 12:31 PM
 
The consensus seems to be that they are 1939 Ford standard.

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Jul 5, 2013, 02:44 PM
 
Originally Posted by Waragainstsleep View Post
The consensus seems to be that they are 1939 Ford standard.

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Jul 5, 2013, 03:16 PM
 
Yours will be a year or two off, since his lacks the extra circle around the logo. Also, the lower part if his V's are filled in.
     
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Jul 6, 2013, 04:57 AM
 
Ford V8, c. 1930s, probably from a pickup truck.
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Jul 6, 2013, 08:50 AM
 
Ford used them throughout their lineup...passenger cars and trucks...when the vehicle (obviously) came with their V8 engine. Clyde Barrow famously loved the Ford V8.

Looks like you're asking $200 for them.
     
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Jul 6, 2013, 09:19 AM
 
Originally Posted by Thorzdad View Post
Ford used them throughout their lineup...passenger cars and trucks...when the vehicle (obviously) came with their V8 engine. Clyde Barrow famously loved the Ford V8.

Looks like you're asking $200 for them.

$200 or best offer....can't hurt to give it a shot, right?
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Jul 6, 2013, 09:43 AM
 
There are hubcap collectors groups that could give you extra info on these. The Ford V8 was a very popular model, and as noted the car had quite a following. Good luck with your efforts to get these caps to someone who yearns for them while clearing out space in your garage. My garage only has my own stuff in it...which needs clearing out.

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