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Old 02-26-2009, 06:41 PM
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Door knob grille?

Hey everyone, I was just wondering if anyone on here might know how to build a door knob grille like the ones you see and you used to see on show cars and customs, would upload a pic but not sure how.

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You just cut a piece of expanded steel whatever size you need, then grab a few beers and a bag of door handles from Lowe's and get to screwing them through the metal. Paint or chrome your metal first and then use whatever colour you want for the handles.
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can you post a picture of what this is?/ I'm in the mood to learn something new...
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Use some flat bar stock at an appropriate spacing and fasten the door knobs to that..another way to do it..

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Door knob grille?

i like it ,i like it .
i seen a guy use glass salt n pepper shakers with light's in them .
made his inner grill glow and straight on the little holes in the caps sprayed little rays to the back bumpers of the car ahead .he had red bulbs in there till he was told to go yellow or orange by a copper he said .
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I was just thinking the other day as to how a grill would look made out of Stainless Steel Bar Pulls (the kind you see on cabinet doors).

The ones that I saw were solid SS 1/2" in diameter and were available in lengths from 2" to 24". They had a nice "brushed" finish to them.

Has anyone ever seen a grill made of these?

If so, please post or link to a picture.

thanx,

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anyone have pics of this kind of grill.... i did a google search and found nothing
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Here you go, the number of knobs used is all up to what look you want.




Hope those give you younger guys an idea
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another example...

and another for a idea of how far back in time "the look" goes (note the grill {wheel} bullets match the mounted wheel bullets)(it also had recessed bullets across the trunk)...

your imagination is the only limit...

edit add: "Ala Carte" was clear lucite knobs
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Thanks guys, thats exactly what I wanted to know! Just got another grille for my Lincoln, mine's good but extra parts don't hurt. Maybe when I get the ambition I'll build a grille like that for my Lincoln, three grilles for one car lol . Also looked at a parts car in Kansas City, fenders are good, now I'm not sure how to get it home though. Too D@m Big for a normal car trailer, believe me, I tried with my Lincoln. Also got a phone number for a blue and white '56 Chevy 4 door in an old junkyard, probably no title but "She could be fixed up, Oh She could be really tuff."

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another example...

and another for a idea of how far back in time "the look" goes (note the grill {wheel} bullets match the mounted wheel bullets)(it also had recessed bullets across the trunk)...

your imagination is the only limit...

edit add: "Ala Carte" was clear lucite knobs
The bullets on the middle car (Starbird's Electra if my Partzheimer's hasn't corrupted those gray cells) are still available (several styles) @ Mooneyes
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