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Posted 11 months ago

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It always amazes me the stuff that shows up in South Dakota. Can anyone identify what kind of car this cap may have went on? I am guessing something in the 20s such as a Cadillac,Buick, or maybe Hupmobile? Cap is threaded and measures 2.5" inside diameter and 3" outside diameter and is knurled as shown in picture. Thanks for any info!!!

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  1. prairiedweller prairiedweller, 11 months ago
    Thanks for the love ttomtucker,gargoylecollector,aghcollect, and blunderbuss2. First one of the originals I have seen.
  2. PhilDavidAlexanderMorris PhilDavidAlexanderMorris, 11 months ago
    They are an accessory, not made for any one car. It would fit on any car with a radiator cap that size.
  3. prairiedweller prairiedweller, 11 months ago
    Thanks PhilDavidAlexanderMorris. Yes I am aware these were an accessory but the cap itself I believe was car specific. Just trying to date the piece by what radiator off of what car would require a cap of this size. Thanks again,Prairie.
  4. PhilDavidAlexanderMorris PhilDavidAlexanderMorris, 10 months ago
    The repros are made that size also. Sounds like a standard made, so no car in mind.

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