Make/Model: Factory Chrome Arches

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Hi Folks,

Post pics of Makes/Models with factory chrome arches. Preferably post-war cars made prior to 1971.

My contribution: W112
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I don’t believe that any of these cars came with factory chrome arches…
I agree. In fact were there ANY Mercedes that came stock with that trim? Any cars at all? Chrome arches were available aftermarket for just about any car in the 80's....

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I'd also suggest that the trim on the W112 (and the Lincoln Jon shows) was too "dainty" to qualify as chrome wheel arch trim...

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W112 300SE coupes and cabs

Those moldings are almost small enough to be attractive, but still qualify (IMO) as chrome arches.

Good find!
 
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