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Old 03-25-2020, 06:52 AM   #1
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Default Identify paperclip/spring

I purchased an old set of FoMoCo king pins and in the box I found these paperclip/springs. I have no idea what they are or what they are used for. Any ideas? thx
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Old 03-25-2020, 07:13 AM   #2
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Nothing to do with kingpins. Completely random.
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Old 03-25-2020, 07:40 AM   #3
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They are spring clips to hold a winter front to the grille.
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Old 03-25-2020, 08:14 AM   #4
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They are also similar to the bug screen clips that hold the screen to the grill shell.
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Hopefully the spring clips were in addition to the kingpins.
If so u got a bonus.
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Old 03-25-2020, 09:43 AM   #6
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They are also similar to the bug screen clips that hold the screen to the grill shell.
They do look nearly identical to the spring clips that came with a bug screen purchased for my '35 from Bob Drake.
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Old 03-26-2020, 05:36 AM   #7
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Thanks, I had no idea what they could be used for.
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Old 03-26-2020, 07:04 AM   #8
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Earrings for the missus?
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Earrings for the missus?


Perfect for pierced ears.


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