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Old 10-16-2019, 04:59 PM   #1
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Default 55 crown Victoria hel0 needed

Im looking for help to ID a part. Im restoring a 55 ford crown Victoria and looking for a small exterior door trim piece. However i do not even know what it would be called let alone the fomoco part number or where to find it.

The piece is about 22inches and is just outside the door lock knob on the ext. door panel (below the side 'crown pillar' on the roof.
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Old 10-16-2019, 07:40 PM   #2
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Im looking for help to ID a part. Im restoring a 55 ford crown Victoria and looking for a small exterior door trim piece. However i do not even know what it would be called let alone the fomoco part number or where to find it.

The piece is about 22inches and is just outside the door lock knob on the ext. door panel (below the side 'crown pillar' on the roof. Picture attached.

Thanks in advance for any info u can provide.
Is this part also on the PASS door? I see nothing in the MPC.
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Default Re: 55 crown Victoria hel0 needed

I have seen those in an ad. Reproduction part. Don't remember where since I didn't need them. Pretty pricey. If I can find the ad or the supplier I will post it.
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Old 10-17-2019, 05:41 AM   #4
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The part # for the left/driver side is B5A-6420189-A. It's called door outside rear upper corner molding.

Fits '55-'56 Crowns, Body style 64A and 64B (glass top & steel top).

Maybe try searching by part number for a possible source.
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Now, how did you do that?
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If anyone comes across the emblem, please post a photo here.
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The part # for the left/driver side is B5A-6420189-A. It's called door outside rear upper corner molding.

Fits '55-'56 Crowns, Body style 64A and 64B (glass top & steel top).

Maybe try searching by part number for a possible source.

I found the door outside rear upper corner molding but the numbers I have are B5A 6421088/89 A

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I found the door outside rear upper corner molding but the numbers I have are B5A 6421088/89 A

88 will be RS and 89 LS.
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Now, how did you do that?
Thank you kind Sir! Hope i can now find a right and left side piece somewhere soon!
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Now, how did you do that?
Terminal "parts disease"

It's in the old Ford parts book that I have. Exterior moldings section for '55s.

Not to worry though, as an old parts guy from many years ago, I've had my share of being stumped when trying to find some things.
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If anyone comes across the emblem, please post a photo here.
It is just a small chrome piece that fills the gap from the stainless band over the roof to the door. Cannot find pic, had one 3 PC's ago.
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Terminal "parts disease"

It's in the old Ford parts book that I have. Exterior moldings section for '55s.

Not to worry though, as an old parts guy from many years ago, I've had my share of being stumped when trying to find some things.
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Thank you kind Sir! Hope i can now find a right and left side piece somewhere soon!
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Here is a close up picture of that elusive small Trim Piece on the door, unique to the 1955 Ford Crown Victoria.
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here is a close up picture of that elusive small trim piece on the door, unique to the 1955 ford crown victoria.

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