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Just bought a real nice passenger side 396 foil badge bezel off e-bay. It has a different number than the ones I have seen? Maybe a second design? The number on the back is 3920873 IMP.2 Or maybe someone put a 396 foil badge on another bezel? The one's I have seen Brent post had the part numbers 3921887 and 39211888. Any one have a driver side bezel they want to part with?

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Foil Badge

Jason, I have one of those too. I took it off a 68 Impala and it has the same numbers on the back as the pic you posted. I think if you look at it from the top, like Brent was saying, it will be straight instead of having the slight curve, but it wiil work on the Nova fender. The repops are all straight.

Good looking foil!!!!!
 

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3920873 & 4 are for a 68 Chevelle, first design.

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I looked at a set Tom William's has last night. They have a little bit more of a curve but not much. On the Bezel when looking down at it, the ends are wider than the one I have.

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Little interesting thing I found out on a 12A 1968 Nova SS 350 4speed.When I took off the Original 350 Foil Little Chicken badges,on the back of one it had 3921888.On the back of other 307-3929993 327-3929995 350-3929997.
 

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Dan,

I was lookimg over at detroit horse power under my restoration from a couple of years back. You said this in a reply. Which car of yours had this bezel?

Jason,That looks like the 396 badge,just faded.I have one original 396 ID badge off my one Nova and it has part number 3920873 on back.Ed's right about the distance.Also on the top of the rad support were a series of small holes.The radiator on BB Novas bolt to the rad support too. Dan

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Hi Jason,Can you link us to the post on the DH site where I said it? I wanna know what the context of the post was?Thanks! Hey I know your real good friends with Tom Williams, did you ever get to see if his are the same exact part numbers as Chicken Lip Guru Brents Real 68 Nova 396 Badges? Does Tom's have a curve to them ? We need close up shots of them on the backside showing PN #'s and looking down to show the curve.Pretty neat stuff,love these weird 8's stuff! Any luck over at the SYC site,did they find you them badges yet??? Take care and Good Luck! Dan
 

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Dan, I tried to find the link from detroit but it is coming up with an advertisement. It was the page from my restoration we were talking about the 396 foil bezels and you asked me if my car had them on it. Then you wrote what I posted above. The set Tom had are the same as the numbers you posted above 307-3929993 327-3929995 350-3929997 but they had the 396 foil inserts? They are not the original ones to his car just a set that he had aquired. They are cosmetically diffferent a little wider on the ends of the bezel but both have the same radius. Tom said he has a couple of 68 nova fenders with the 396 foil type bezels in storage and when it gets a little warmer he is going to look at them for me to get some numbers for us. He may have his original's also just tucked away in storage with all the original parts he has for the car.

If we can get all three together maybe we can see the difference. Maybe Brent can take a picture of the 3920874 bezel and compare them to the ones that came off his car.

Just another 68 chevrolet one year only item!!!!

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Would you say that the black color part of the foil is flat black or gloss?
 

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Jeff,

I would say it is a semi black. Brent has a NOS set and I don't think they are flat black in the picture he posted. I know they are not glosss. Maybe Brent will reply with the picture. Just my 2 cents!

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I have some 327 foil emblems that are pretty nice but faded a little and I thought I would try to make them look better. ( unless someone has some NOS 327 foils laying around):D
 

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golden chicken lips ????? I guess you mean parts that draw $$$$ on ebay.

I sold the dash cluster out of my 69-375 hp car...Got 1800.00 PLUS shipping:D....maybe not gold..but it paid for a custom dash w/ ultra light autometer gauges and a bunch pf other stuff!!! I got some bb only brake line bracket on the front sub frame that is supposidly gold chicken lips too....make an offer ??
 

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golden chicken lips ????? I guess you mean parts that draw $$$$ on ebay.

I sold the dash cluster out of my 69-375 hp car...Got 1800.00 PLUS shipping:D....maybe not gold..but it paid for a custom dash w/ ultra light autometer gauges and a bunch pf other stuff!!! I got some bb only brake line bracket on the front sub frame that is supposidly gold chicken lips too....make an offer ??
What was so special about it, maybe I'll sell mine?:eek:
 

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It had the 5800 rpm redline tach....all the other tachs are 5000...and from what I've head there are only a hundered or so ever made are are extremely rare
 
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