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Discussion in 'The Hokey Ass Message Board' started by belair, Jan 24, 2019.

  1. belair
    Joined: Jul 10, 2006
    Posts: 8,113


    For me, I like 55-56 Pontiacs, except for the front end. The grille and bumpers are too much.
    57 Fords-love 'em, except for the "bug-eye" headlights.
    What car do you really like, except for...
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  2. Gman0046
    Joined: Jul 24, 2005
    Posts: 5,644


    Really like steel 32 Fords. Except for the price.
  3. rusty rocket
    Joined: Oct 30, 2011
    Posts: 3,520

    rusty rocket

    53/6 f-100s except for the too heavy nose, front wheels and wheel wells look like they could be moved about 4 to 5 inches forward.
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  4. Really like the 49-50 Ford except the roof line. The coupe is the only one proportioned right.
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  5. oliver westlund
    Joined: Dec 19, 2018
    Posts: 682

    oliver westlund

    1926-1960 everything
  6. Rickybop
    Joined: May 23, 2008
    Posts: 5,772

    from Michigan

    I really like an old Ford T or A highboy roadster with an old overhead V8, 6x2, stick-shift, tuck-n-roll...
    ...'cept for, I just don't like that I don't have one.
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  7. DDDenny
    Joined: Feb 6, 2015
    Posts: 12,357

    from oregon

    I like 66/67 Novas except........ they are OT here:mad:
  8. s55mercury66
    Joined: Jul 6, 2009
    Posts: 3,719

    from SW Wyoming

    Man, I just like too much stuff. I like Cockshutt pulling tractors with Big Block Chevys in them, except they're tractors.
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  9. lumpy 63
    Joined: Aug 2, 2010
    Posts: 978

    lumpy 63

    I really love 34 ford 3 windows . Except for the price.
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  10. I really liked the 1955 Lincoln Futura. Except Barris turned it into a Batmoble.:mad: 2128.jpg 2132.jpg 2129.jpg
  11. blowby
    Joined: Dec 27, 2012
    Posts: 5,974

    from Nicasio Ca

    If all '55 Chevies had the Nomad wheel wells it would have saved a lot of cutting. :)
  12. Rickybop
    Joined: May 23, 2008
    Posts: 5,772

    from Michigan

    Absolutely love a '37/'38 Chevy coupe.
    But in stock configuration, the rear wheels always seem just a tad too far forward.
    Same with some other cars too.
    But that can be fixed.
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  13. I really love 55 Chevies, only problem is they weren't built by Ford. :eek:
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  14. 37 chevs except the hood side louvers are upside down, as produced and as they should've been...
    37 coupe shiny 009.jpg 37 correct louvers.jpg
  15. jimgoetz
    Joined: Sep 6, 2013
    Posts: 334


    57 Fords except for the headlights.
    56 Chevys except for the taillights.
    53 Desoto grills except for the car they came on.
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  16. Utes, except for the rear quarter windows
  17. jbon64
    Joined: Jul 26, 2006
    Posts: 452


    i'm a sucker for the first gen novas. every one i've owned i moved the gas fill or installed a smooth gas door . the stock gas cap screams HEY LOOK AT ME ...IM A GAS CAP.
  18. Bruce Lancaster
    Joined: Oct 9, 2001
    Posts: 21,683

    Bruce Lancaster
    Member Emeritus

    "Really like the 49-50 Ford except the roof line. The coupe is the only one proportioned right." 100% right!
    The coupes look like they're going 100 MPH. The tudors and convertibles look like Grammaw just parked them behind the bingo parlor.
    I've found I like '32 Fords...they actually look pretty good if you ditch the cowl lights and spare tire.
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  19. porknbeaner
    Joined: Sep 12, 2003
    Posts: 41,124


    I really like Torinos except for the same reason. LOL

    I never really thought about it. I seldom own anything stock.
  20. Never heard that analogy before but you nailed it. :) HRP
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  21. 911 steve
    Joined: Nov 29, 2012
    Posts: 579

    911 steve
    from nebraska

    corvettes, except for the owners
  22. 1939-1940 Mercury's except for the strange rear wheel opening in the fenders (solution of course fender skirts).
  23. Atwater Mike
    Joined: May 31, 2002
    Posts: 9,798

    Atwater Mike

    '47 Stude pickups, except for the mixed-up lines of rear fenders, bed misalignment, and total side profile. (look like someone just stacked everything, and forgot to adjust things before bolting them down!)
    Look WILD chopped...
  24. Sporty45
    Joined: Jun 1, 2015
    Posts: 691

    from NH Boonies

    1946 - 1948 Oldsmobile Coupes, except for the parts availability :mad:
  25. I really like the old Nash upside down bathtubs except for the fact that they are ugly and I hate them.
  26. Never2old
    Joined: Oct 14, 2010
    Posts: 536

    from so cal

    Ditto JIMGOETZ.
  27. Nah that is the BEST thing about them.:p

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  28. porknbeaner
    Joined: Sep 12, 2003
    Posts: 41,124


    LOL Fords except the engine. :D :D :D
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  29. bryanyeskie
    Joined: Jun 13, 2016
    Posts: 157

    from Hixton

    I like 28-29 ford As. except I don't have one
  30. tb33anda3rd
    Joined: Oct 8, 2010
    Posts: 15,148

    1. Connecticut HAMB'ers

    I was going to say the same thing "early fords.....except the engine"
    I do like early mustangs........except their a Ford.....
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