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  1. Deuce Daddy Don
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    My son a lineman would say "Power pole".
     
  2. RichFox
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    I think what you are missing is that tats are popular now. And those pictures are being taken now. So those girls have ink. Has nothing to do with the fiftys. I had long hair in 70. Long hair went out and I got a hair cut. those girls are going to be kinda stuck when tats go out of style.
     
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    It's part of "Kustom Kulture", a lifestyle based on the fifties with newer attitudes like the heavy tattoos. I know a number of young women into this that also do things the women in the fifties didn't do like build their own cars, custom paint, pinstripe...it's a different world.
     
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    Yeah, that too!!!....
     
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    Pretty sure it's a Cessna 120. Luscombe's did not have the spring steel main gear legs and Cessna 140's had flaps(the previous Cessna 120 model had no flaps).
     
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    Used for "...left turn...left turn...left turn...left turn, racing" :>)
     
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  11. My premier beating. A guy challenged me in a really rough looking 59 Lark 2 door post.
    Mud spattered, crushed left 1/4 panel, faded, a real rat.
    He cleaned my clock by car lengths ( more than I care to admit).
    My Rochester injected 283 was hot but no match for his R3 Supercharged Lark’s engine.
    Yeah, those Studebakers can step it up.


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    LGS, I didn't know any girls in that ere with tattoos. Not in the midwest. Very few guys, even.

    Ben
     
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    Canadian 150; wears wagon side molding without the sash.
     
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    75096D8D-C5E3-40B1-9832-32C5519BA02D.jpeg I can imagine the sound of a roomful of big, buzzing V-6s.
     
  16. From where I lived in western Canada, I only know of a few guys that had a single, or at most two tattoos. They picked them up either while overseas during the Korean War, or while they did service in the Navy. I don't recall one woman from that era with a tattoo. I grew up in a town of 10,000 in BC, and there were two pool halls, but no tattoo parlour.
    Bob
     
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    When the cold winter days come, I'm restarting my read & going back in time to Original post "01" & following to "16,7XX."... this thread is HAMB's great contribution to hot rod history!

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    during '50s the only tats I saw as a kid was on old men that had come back from WAR
    my cousin was in navy and he had them,got them in asia when drunk as a lot of men did.
    during '70s he hated them and always had them covered up
     
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    Looks like the shifter tower. There were no big block Chevy's then !
     
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    floor pan, bolts to stock hump, to mount floor shifter on..?
     
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    Yep, tower for the floor shifter. No real big block Chevy's yet except for The W block.
     
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    Love seeing some of the old Aussie photos. The first one is probably in Western Australia which is where the Swan Brewery was(see Swan pilsener sign)
     
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    Another Aussie one. I checked and this dealership still operates in Mt Gambier South Australia
     
  29. Al G
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    Ah ok,thanks for the info.I didn't know they where still going:cool::)
     
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