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Features Early flames and scallops thread

Discussion in 'Traditional Hot Rods' started by Tarlo, Feb 24, 2011.

  1. Ryan
    Joined: Jan 2, 1995
    Posts: 18,807

    from Austin, TX
    Staff Member

    I've often wondered that too....

    I got a real thing for this car:


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  2. I'm not sure of the year of this one, but it certainly is an early looking flame job.

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  3. hotrod40coupe
    Joined: Apr 8, 2007
    Posts: 2,559


    A '26-'27 T with a midget nose is the ultimate Hot Rod.
  4. One of my all time favorite flamed 40 Coupes, the Bob Brown 40 Coupe from Whittier Ca from the Rikster.

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  5. a few more......

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  6. Slick Willy
    Joined: Aug 3, 2008
    Posts: 3,007

    Slick Willy

    eye candy for the roadster fans...

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  7. hotrod_willie
    Joined: Mar 10, 2004
    Posts: 770


    This example of flamed car done wrong. The car owner told me this was post war car. It might been before he screwed the car up. The flames makes the car look like a clown car. I remember going to the circus seeing two clowns ride in a car like this, pulling cotton candy cart. Now I know why I hated going to the circus. Clowns are scary and creepy. Pinstriping on the car. The car owner told me it was Von Dutch style. This far away from anything Von Dutch would have done. The thing that almost made me all must throw up. On the dash was painted "Flathead Forever" and on the trunk "Better Idea by Ford". I wish these Goldchainers would stop screwing up these cars.

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