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Hot Rods What hot rod's look good without a front bumper

Discussion in 'The Hokey Ass Message Board' started by HOTRODPRIMER, May 25, 2019.

  1. 41rodderz
    Joined: Sep 27, 2010
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    I am the same , have to search for pics but I had a 1940 Plymouth Business Coupe with no bumpers and sat low in the front. My 1941 Kb1 International looked good with out both as stock and then chopped and lowered all the way around . The Kb1 looked best chopped with my 1934 Chevy Master grille. Really gave it the old hot rod vibes.
     
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  2. This one looks pretty good.! HRP

    Plymouth-Coupe-7194.jpg
     
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  3. Kan Kustom
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    Pretty much all.
     
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  4. trollst
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    Here ya go Danny. DSC07289.JPG DSC07290.JPG DSC07287.JPG DSC07292.JPG
     
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  5. 41rodderz
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    It sure does!!! Mine was a bit flatter black:D. Red interior with white piping. 1955 291 DeSoto hemi. I miss that car:( sort of:D
     
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  6. 55Belairretrorod
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    IMHO 1933 Ford. Gotta love that swoopy grille! Must have fenders though!
     
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  7. All HiBoys!
    IMG_1934.JPG IMG_1910.JPG
     
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  8. chop job
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    Yours only if you don't want one. BE HAPPY!
     
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  9. porknbeaner
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    Pretty much all of them built from 50s and older cars.
    I like a five seven with the bumper and grill removed. Never owned one that way but I like 'em like that.

    Think this minus the snorkel

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  10. Model T's, Model A's, 32 thru 40 Fords.
     
  11. 34Larry
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    Sorry to say this HRP, but I do not consider anything post 1942 being a "Hot Rod". I'd venture not many Hot rod "boomers" do. Nice cars you pictured, but, "hot rods" not in my definition.
     
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  12. johnc451
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    Every time I am ready to put the bumper on the front of my 40, it winds up back on the shelf.
     

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  13. deucendude
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    If it has fenders it can't be a hiboy!
     
  14. 20190411_164846.jpg I haven't started any mods but I do believe my '38 Zephyr would look great with the bumper gone. Of course it's not a hot rod but will be the tow car if that counts
     
  15. 283john
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    [​IMG]

    I'm with Beaner. '56 and '57....and why stop at the bumper. Get that grille outta there too.
     
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  16. RatRoy
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    No bumpers for me.....
     

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  17. All fender less cars. JW
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  18. j hansen
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    To me this is HOT RODS without front bumper.
    All pics from Sweden. Skärmavbild 2019-05-31 kl. 12.11.46.png Skärmavbild 2019-05-31 kl. 12.12.15.png Skärmavbild 2019-05-31 kl. 12.08.44.png Skärmavbild 2019-05-31 kl. 12.09.22.png Skärmavbild 2019-05-31 kl. 12.10.11.png Skärmavbild 2019-05-31 kl. 12.10.54.png Skärmavbild 2019-05-31 kl. 12.11.18.png Skärmavbild 2019-05-31 kl. 12.01.53.png Skärmavbild 2019-05-31 kl. 12.04.04.png Skärmavbild 2019-05-31 kl. 12.04.54.png Skärmavbild 2019-05-31 kl. 12.06.52.png Skärmavbild 2019-05-31 kl. 12.08.03.png Skärmavbild 2019-05-31 kl. 12.01.18.png Skärmavbild 2019-05-31 kl. 11.59.33.png Skärmavbild 2019-05-31 kl. 12.00.54.png Skärmavbild 2019-05-31 kl. 12.00.10.png
     
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  19. chevy57dude
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    022.jpg 062.jpg
    Here's a couple pics from Ryan's Guidelines to Traditional Hot Rods thread.
     
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  20. Stooge
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    I tend to like bumpers on the later 30s stuff, but I think a buddy's '38 looks pretty spiffy without one

    Screenshot_20190531-094119_Gallery.jpg
     
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  21. Mike
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