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Features Belairs with Dagmars?

Discussion in 'Traditional Customs' started by ChrisBorsheim, Sep 22, 2013.

  1. ChrisBorsheim
    Joined: Dec 3, 2009
    Posts: 194


    I've been cruising around the internet looking for pictures of 53-54 belairs with Dagmars but am having no luck. Anyone have some shots to share?
  2. Your perusing of the internet and lack of information has proven it never was a popular modification with BelAirs. HRP
  3. 325w
    Joined: Feb 18, 2008
    Posts: 5,524


    X 2 on what HRP said!
  4. lucky
    Joined: Mar 3, 2001
    Posts: 583


    While most are examples on earlier models, here are a few found after just a few minutes of searching. The trouble with Cadlillac dagmars on chevrolets is a problem of scale. The Chevy is a smaller bodied car than the Cadillac and so they are often look too big.

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  5. Rot 'n Kustom
    Joined: Sep 24, 2004
    Posts: 1,980

    Rot 'n Kustom

    However, smaller bumper bombs were available on cars other than Cadillac which may fit better. '57 Chevy, to name just one. '55 Packard, too, which is not often used.

    By the way, in case you were wondering where the Dagmar name came from. Here is a pic of the 50s TV personality, Dagmar :

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    Last edited: Sep 22, 2013
  6. Dagmar appeared on "Broadway Openhouse" with Jerry Lester back in the early days of T V
  7. chromeazone
    Joined: Apr 23, 2009
    Posts: 231


    If I had a Bel Aire , I would go with Carol Doda's (Twin 44's) or Tempest Stormers !

    Aye-Yi-Yi ! Mamasita !
    Last edited: Sep 22, 2013
  8. e1956v
    Joined: Sep 29, 2009
    Posts: 1,677

    Alliance Vendor

    Now that's funny I don't care who yar

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  9. I think they look cool on the early 50s BelAirs... but not so much on the 55,56, and 57 models...
  10. jonzcustomshop
    Joined: Jun 25, 2007
    Posts: 1,927


    here are the smaller 57 chev dagmars on a 50-51 chev

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  11. Now that's cool.
  12. fastcar1953
    Joined: Oct 23, 2009
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  13. chromeazone
    Joined: Apr 23, 2009
    Posts: 231


    Great grille ! How about sneaking in a couple of FemBot guns?
    Say, maybe 45's ? Groovy Babies !
  14. RainierHooker
    Joined: Dec 20, 2011
    Posts: 2,018

    from Tacoma, WA

    How 'bout just sticking fake-spotlight buckets over the parking lights on a '53 grille...

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