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Anyone make DESOTO/ Merc. Grills?


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Im looking for Merc. grills for my rat rods... im looking for that old school Desoto / merc. Big tooth grills for my 1/25 rat rods... i love the look of the big teeth in the grill i feel its very aggressive.

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First, thanks to everyone for the quick reply, so far this has really been a positive and helpful forum.

After my research I see that the 49 Mercury kit comes with 3 grill options, but only two of them are on the box does ant one have pix of the 3rd grill?

I've found a grill to a '54 Chevy Sedan Delivery not sure the manufacture of the kit but i found this on ebay... it could use a few more teeth IMO to make it look more like a classic custom.

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When I did a conversion of a 55 Chrysler diecast to a 55 Desoto I ended up scratch building my own grill.

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I used an oval shaped swizzel stick and carved the teeth out of it. After it was finished I realized that I was a tooth short :unsure:

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The finished grill was chromed with Alcad

Carl

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THANKS For the pix guys... that has been extremely helpful. I think I like the C1152 and C1154 kits that would make for some endless possibilities in rat rod and custom hot rod grill :D very happy bout that one.

I'll say it once again I'm really loving this forum... when i get home tonight ill try to post some pix of past projects as well as current ones in the appropriate threads

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