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Old 07-26-2010, 11:16 AM
 
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1949 Nash, really neat car. This photo makes me wonder if the model was going to demonstrate the fold into a bed front seat. I remember at the time they called the grille a massive racing style grille.
1949 Nash, looks better as the years pass-nash-1949.jpg
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Old 07-26-2010, 11:36 AM
 
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I'm really not a fan of skirted FRONT wheels. Other than that looks alright!
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Old 07-26-2010, 02:08 PM
 
Location: Victoria TX
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A reall beauty. Classic looks and styling, ageless. Nice car, too.

Actually, in the preceding year, I thought Nash had the most beautiful front end of any '48 model.
http://nozama.typepad.com/.a/6a00e54...4fef970c-400wi
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Old 07-26-2010, 02:24 PM
 
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A reall beauty. Classic looks and styling, ageless. Nice car, too.

Actually, in the preceding year, I thought Nash had the most beautiful front end of any '48 model.
http://nozama.typepad.com/.a/6a00e54...4fef970c-400wi
Yes it did but I'm partial to the Mercury because of the chrome side trim on the fenders.

I like the chromed stone shield on the rear fender of the 48 Nash, they were usually black.
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Old 07-26-2010, 02:26 PM
 
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I'm really not a fan of skirted FRONT wheels. Other than that looks alright!
I don't think that is a skirt but part of the fender. Changing tires must have been hard. Didn't they call this car the bathtub?

You know, this Nash looks a lot like the 1941 Chrysler Thunderbolt dream car.

1949 Nash, looks better as the years pass-nash2.jpg

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Old 07-26-2010, 02:40 PM
 
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I don't think that is a skirt but part of the fender.
Then what is it called if its not removable?
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Old 07-26-2010, 02:42 PM
 
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Then what is it called if its not removable?
Well, it must be the fender. The Thunderbolt had a similar look but the chrome part came off.
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Old 07-26-2010, 02:47 PM
 
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Well, it must be the fender. The Thunderbolt had a similar look but the chrome part came off.

HAHA.... yes but any specific name for that skirt style fender???
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Old 07-26-2010, 02:48 PM
 
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I don't think that is a skirt but part of the fender. Changing tires must have been hard. Didn't they call this car the bathtub?

You know, this Nash looks a lot like the 1941 Chrysler Thunderbolt dream car.

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Reminds me more of an old refrigerator.
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Old 07-26-2010, 02:52 PM
 
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Its not that the Nash looks better as the years pass, its just your eyesight going!

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