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    I seem to recall someone on here asking about a means to mark the front fenders so his wife would be more comfortable driving the Model A. I did a search for the thread but couldn't locate it.

    at any rate, I was reminded of that when I saw this picture. Yes, I know it's on a Ch%#}*€, but I thought it was interesting nevertheless.

    http://www.shorpy.com/node/22765?size=_original#caption
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  • #2
    Nice picture
    i wonder if they light up
    3 ~ Tudor's
    Henry Ford said
    "It's all nuts and bolts"


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    • #3
      When I was younger, I worked in one of the original self service stations, and used to pump recycled oil from one of those rectangle cans. Still remember taking the empty cans from the trash and draining them into the can. Whew, those were the days.

      Plainly marked on a sign posted on the front of the small shack type building was the prices for oil, and recycled in the bottle was 25¢ qt. Had one customer that used 3 qts/day in his caddy, had him giving $1.05/day for those 3 quarts of bottled oil.
      You wana look waaay far up da road and plan yer route because the brakes are far more of a suggestion than a command!

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      • Mitch
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        That's long before my time

    • #4
      How about 2 cheepie antennas, with a magnet, stuck to each end of the front bumper?---Fox Tails, OPTIONAL!
      Bill Simple

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      • #5
        You can use these from HF 9.99



        3 ~ Tudor's
        Henry Ford said
        "It's all nuts and bolts"


        Mitch's Auto Service ctr

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        • #6
          When I was a kid, many cars had fender markers, and some did light up. I also remember curb feelers, so one could park close to the curb and not scuff the wide white walls on the oldsmobile.
          Bill
          http://www.brauchauto.com/
          Eastern Connecticut

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          • #7
            How did the feelers work? Did they make a noise or something?

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            • #8
              I remember the curb feelers. They mount to the bottom of the wheel house opening lip and rub the curb for your warning.
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              Henry Ford said
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              • #9
                The feelers set up a vibrating sound throughout the whole car.
                Phil

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