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Old 07-10-2008, 12:59 AM
 
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HELP!! what am I???

Okay so here my issue... i need a door for my project car and i dont even know what it is forsure... here is the story the guy i got it from told me that it was a 1930 dodge 3 window coupe... Here is what i know about the car the top that came with it and appears to have been removed from it has an oval shaped rear window, the center of the top is gone looking like it was originally vinyl something of the sorts. there are 2 air cowl vents directly below the windshield one on each side, both front fenders have slots for spare tires... here are the pictures, please try to steer my in the right direction with this one i want to know what it is


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there she is... let me know if you need other pictures to help identify what this is?

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I did an image search but only came up with this, a
1930 DODGE BROTHERS EIGHT, here.
Not exactly much sheet metal to go on.
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yea i came up with that earlier, but the dodge doesnt have the two air cowl vents or the oval rear window, the only oval rear window that i could find was the early 30's plymouth and the vents dont match... if its any help the gauges are centered in the dash and square, ill take more pictures and if i still cant figure it out ill post them up
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31 Dodge

Looks like its a 31 dodge. Carnut.com is a great source for trying to determine what year and type a car is.
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the tan one that you attached is the closest that i have seen, the grill looks very similar and it appears to have the dual cowl air vents, but im still stuck on the oval shaped rear window I am yet to see a dodge that has that and the top that was cut off of this one has cut marks that match the body so i believe it was cut off of this car, also the front fenders dont match with the 2 spare tire spots
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Spare tire wells were optional on many cars, including Fords of 32 on.
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It may be a plymouth. Plymouth is the only MOPAR from the early 30's I have seen with an oval rear window. Do you know for sure that all the parts you have came from the same car? I have not seen any Plymouths with dual cowl vents. It may be a dodge body and the rear roof half may be from a Plymouth of the same year.
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are you sure that the dodge had dual cowl vents? because as far as i can tell, matching up the cuts in the roof and the cuts in the body they are from the same car...
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I know that some early Dodges had dual cowl vents...but that's not to say it is a Dodge. I believe there were a couple of other early cars with a similar venting system.
After posting the above,I looked through some of my old Chrysler books. I am still trying to locate one, but in the ones I had at hand I found that there is a '32 Plymouth that had an oval rear window, so you might check a '32 Dodge...although all the parts may not be from the same vehicle from it's appearance. I also have a picture of my grandparents after they were married standing behind a late '20s Dodge sedan with an oval window, so they were available on Chrysler products. That may have been a certain model, as the production of the period was pretty varied compared to the current models. You might look at Opera Coupe, that was a model that I believe used to oval rear window.

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