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Hot Rods Cars without a hood.

Discussion in 'The Hokey Ass Message Board' started by HOTRODPRIMER, Oct 23, 2019.

  1. rovertenrod
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    Still can’t decide whether to make one or not
     

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  2. Our coupe started out without a hood ... but has run a half hood since 1964:

    The HEMI32 Coupe circa 1955 (pre-chop).jpg
    1955 - North Dakota: The beginnings of a Hot Rod ... channeled, no fenders, no hood


    The HEMI32 Coupe circa 1958 (after OKC Nats).jpg
    1958 - North Dakota: Now chopped (in 1957) ... entry #369 at the 1958 OKC NHRA Nats


    The HEMI32 Coupe circa 1963 (with me age 2 'driving').jpg
    1963 - California: Last pic without a hood ... me (age 2) "driving" the Hot Rod


    The HEMI32 Coupe circa 1964 (with Hagemann half hood).jpg
    1964 - California: The Hot Rod with its newly fabricated aluminum half hood (by Jack Hagemann Sr.)
     
  3. Fitnessguy
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    I’ll play
    [​IMG]


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  4. guy1unico
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  5. I have a hood, but it does not fit over the blown mill.:D WIN_20150308_151735.JPG
     
  6. Hugh Jones
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    [​IMG]hoodless .. topless... fenderless.. the only way to ride..[​IMG]


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  7. Blues4U
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    Would be a shame to cover that beautiful mill anyway!
     
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  8. Thank you Blues4U. She would probably retaliate if I covered her. :eek::)
     
  9. Blown35
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    Here's my 35 with the hat off! P9130284.JPG
    P9130278.JPG
     
  10. Rocky72
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    from Pa.

  11. WB69
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  12. billg51
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  13. billg51
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    7E48BB34-D931-41E3-8922-80D42D3FC698.jpeg 9F8B4791-B089-4AEC-B4A8-FFF59EEF087F.jpeg
     

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  14. My first ever build, in 1974

    IMG_0367.JPG

    Then I had this famous "C" cab until 1978

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    Then I built the "T" coupe

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    And the "A" tudor
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    Hood less.
     
  15. The37Kid
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    ^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^ All very nice, and you finally learned how to attach a hood on the finest Center Door in the UK. Bob
     
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  16. deathrowdave
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    I ran my 37 Chebbie without a hood for a summer many years ago . I was at the Nats , came out of the building to see a flood . My car didn’t take on water but , the engine was hydra locked . I had to pull the plugs and spin her a few times , reinstallthe plugs and light the wick . The Harley has been hydra locked many times . Sometimes it’s from gas leakin through .
     
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  17. Thanks Bob
     
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  18. BirchRidge
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    Without

    IMG_4323.JPG

    And with hood top

    IMG_4618.JPG
     
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  19. Bandit Billy
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    IMHO I think the thread title is the very answer to the question of hood/no hood. "Cars without a hood" suggests incomplete cars, like "cars without a motor" or "cars without a steering wheel". When you see a properly designed car with an open engine bay you don't say to yourself "by Jove that car's bonnet was nicked". On the other hand there are cars in this thread that look like the hood is missing. One is right, one...not so much.

    Same can be said of "sans fenders", correct on so many hotrods and really, really wrong on so many others. A perfect example is the car directly above, it does not look like the fenders and hood sides are missing, it looks like they should have never been there from the start to muck up a perfect hotrod.

    In the end it is your car, do what you like. As I prefaced my comment, this is just my honest opinion on the matter.
     
  20. Almostdone
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  21. Am i correct that a car/truck with just the hood Top still has a Hood, just no sides? JW
     
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  22. j hansen
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    from sweden

  23. 40LUV
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    I ran without a hood for a few weeks because it needed paint work. Gave the car more of an attitude. 100_0267.jpg
     
  24. knucklenutz
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  25. The Grandkids prefer no hoods.;) 008.jpg 270.jpg
     
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  26. Steves46
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  27. Baron
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  28. Hamtown Al
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    With:
    IMG_3536.JPG Without... along with the new 425 GS Buick engine!!
    IMG_4623.JPG I'm torn between having a hidden "sleeper" and showing off the big Buick!!
     
  29. 4speed411
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    '41 Hot Rod... FB_IMG_1534678012336.jpg
     
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