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Spotlight ID please #1310717 Tue May 14 2019 07:52 PM
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jfnar Offline OP
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Can anyone help identify this combination spotlight / mirror?
I've never seen one like it before. It has no markings other than the GE on the bulb. Thanks.

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'64 swb stepside (gone)
'57 1 ton
'53 phone truck
'59 swb
'46 1 1/2 ton
'68 swb gmc
Re: Spotlight ID please [Re: jfnar] #1310718 Tue May 14 2019 07:56 PM
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Justhorsenround Offline
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Boat?


Martin
'62 Chevy C-10 Stepside Shortbed (Restomod in progress)
'47 Chevy 3100 5 Window (long term project)


"I fought the law and the law won" now I are a retired one!
Support those brave men/women who stand the "Thin Blue Line" and lock up those on the wrong side of that line.

Re: Spotlight ID please [Re: jfnar] #1310721 Tue May 14 2019 08:01 PM
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VEW Offline
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I've seen those on cars of the 60's vintage. I think I've seen them on policy cars too.


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41 3/4 Ton Pick Up (in process)
55 Grumman Kurbside (Doughboy) 235/3 on tree w/ OD
57 3100
58 C4400 Viking (Thor)
59 C4500 Short Bus (Magic Bus)
59 G3800 1 Ton Dually (Chief)


Re: Spotlight ID please [Re: jfnar] #1310723 Tue May 14 2019 08:19 PM
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jfnar Offline OP
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It's for sale locally on CL. I think I'm going to buy it. It would add some bling to my 59 when I get around to building it. And I won't have to drill through the A pillar.

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'64 swb stepside (gone)
'57 1 ton
'53 phone truck
'59 swb
'46 1 1/2 ton
'68 swb gmc
Re: Spotlight ID please [Re: jfnar] #1310725 Tue May 14 2019 08:34 PM
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Justhorsenround Offline
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The Police Car version did not have the mirror on the back side. They had a red spot bulb so they could turn them and use the red when needed.


Martin
'62 Chevy C-10 Stepside Shortbed (Restomod in progress)
'47 Chevy 3100 5 Window (long term project)


"I fought the law and the law won" now I are a retired one!
Support those brave men/women who stand the "Thin Blue Line" and lock up those on the wrong side of that line.

Re: Spotlight ID please [Re: jfnar] #1310820 Wed May 15 2019 04:12 PM
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Mike B Offline
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All of the auto spotlights I've seen had the controls inside the vehicle for aiming the light...I'm with Martin's first guess, it's off of a boat. If that was fender mounted how would you safely reach out to aim it?

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Re: Spotlight ID please [Re: jfnar] #1310829 Wed May 15 2019 05:48 PM
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bartamos Offline
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58-64 Impala and other 50's-60's era GM's. If it's correct for those cars, worth some money.

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Re: Spotlight ID please [Re: jfnar] #1310904 Thu May 16 2019 02:58 PM
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jfnar Offline OP
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That looks just like it. The guy said it came off a Mercury but he had seen them on other cars. It's mine now so I'll figure out something to put it on. Thanks for the replies.


'64 swb stepside (gone)
'57 1 ton
'53 phone truck
'59 swb
'46 1 1/2 ton
'68 swb gmc
Re: Spotlight ID please [Re: jfnar] #1310957 Thu May 16 2019 10:41 PM
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Mike B Offline
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Ah, wasn't thinking about it being door mounted... dang

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Re: Spotlight ID please [Re: jfnar] #1310961 Thu May 16 2019 10:51 PM
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Wally / Montana Offline
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Shoot, are you sure you can hunt with that thing?

(Just kidding, guys.)
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1948 3/4-Ton 5-Window Flatbed Chevrolet

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