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#1 LilysDad ONLINE  

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Posted August 31, 2012 - 08:40 AM

Just a heads up; in the Oct. '12 issue of Street Rodder magazine, there is a story with photos, showing how to rework a tractor grille to fit a hot rod. They reworked a Cockshutt grille shell to fit a '34 Ford coupe. I know most of you don't have a Cockshutt or a '34 Ford, but they do a good job of showing the techniques to rework your GT.

I like that magazine because, besides pictures of great cars, they have good how tos every month. I just wish I had the tools and know how.
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Posted August 31, 2012 - 03:51 PM

I wish I had the funds and time! Thanks for the info.

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Posted August 31, 2012 - 08:57 PM

i saw that too! And agree knowledge is where you find it and the Hot Rod & Custom Truck magazines are a wealth of information on fabrication. As for the Cockshutt grill, they are scare in the US since most of them were sold in Canada. But much easier to find and very close would be a comparable model Oliver(most came out of the same factory in Charles City,Ia).
I do know of one Cockshutt in central Iowa(Nevada), that belongs to a Radio Anouncer on WHO Radio.




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