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  • tim foster
    I think the custom nose was a popular modification. Braje made aluminum Jagular style grills and offered them in his catalog. My Super Sport had a more
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      I think the custom nose was a popular modification. Braje made
      aluminum 'Jagular style' grills and offered them in his catalog. My
      Super Sport had a more hillbilly nose job: 3 holes cut out of the
      nose with a 3" hole saw!

      tim
      --- In Crosley_Gang@yahoogroups.com, "KEN HOOVER" <khoover@c...>
      wrote:
      >
      > --- In Crosley_Gang@yahoogroups.com, "peterasellers"
      > <peterasellers@y...> wrote:
      > >
      > > Hello Kenny; What a great job you have done on that Hot Shot! And
      > > thanks for all the pictures. I`m still curious about the cutout
      > > portion on the nose of your car. As I told you my 52 SS has an
      > > identical cutout. Do you have any old pictures of the car from
      the
      > > 50`s that show how it looked then? Was there any kind of grill
      > there?
      > > Anyway AWSOME dude. Pete Sellers
      >
      > Thanks, I'm very happy with the restoration. C.A.R.S. did a great
      > job. They did the body and frame and I rebuilt the engine. As far
      as
      > pictures from the 50s, no I don't have any. Dad bought the car in
      > 1974. It has been restored with all the modifications someone did
      > between 1949-1974. I think they were done in the 50s by the shape
      of
      > the car when we got it. It was in sad shape in 1974, a lot of
      bondo
      > and rust. I would love to know more history of it, with everything
      > that was changed on the Hotshot. I wonder if the same person did
      both
      > nose cutouts and if there are others out there? The custom nose
      > might have been a popular thing to do at one time, who knows? Does
      > your SS have any other modifications?
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