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Old 10-21-2010, 03:59 AM
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looking for grill ideas for a '51 Chevy Deluxe...

I have a '51 Chevy deluxe fastback, chopped 3-1/2", going for the lead sled look. I'm trying to get ideas for how I want to make the grill, any suggestions would be greatly appreciated. Thanks.
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Old 10-21-2010, 04:59 AM
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I kinda like that grill ,maybe save the outer chrome and fill the center with a more modern billit type,french the lights and shave the bumper and go with a rollpan ????? Or one of those skinny 70-71 camero bumpers molded to fit????
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It's been done to death, but the early Corvette "toothy" grille still gets my favor.
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Nice Old Chevy

IMHO, Leave the stock grill and bumper as is, just have a good re-chrome job done on them. I really like the 49-54's as is. olnolan
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IMHO, Leave the stock grill and bumper as is, just have a good re-chrome job done on them. I really like the 49-54's as is. olnolan
X2 . You can't much more of a classic lead sled look than that original front end.
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I would just swap in a '52 center bar with the grille teeth... '51/'52's stand out the most out of all the '49-'52's. take too much away from them and they no longer stand out/ not recognizable.
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That's easy, I'll swap ya for my 49 grill

Just kidding.

I've surfed here for ideas 50chevy.com
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Thanks for the quick responses, I am frenching four '59 caddy bullet tail lights in the back and was leaning towards having some kind of chrome bullets in the front. A bullet grill was the only way I could think to incorporate them and still keep a clean look.
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