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Sdude
09-09-2012, 05:13 PM
This is our newest member's new (to them) 54 Commander. Jim asked me if I noticed anything funny about the front bumper. After he said that, it only took a second to see what he was talking about.

Shouldn't be too hard to fix.

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kurtruk
09-09-2012, 05:36 PM
Upside down. Reversed right-to-left?

EDIT: Of course, some would say, "Them fog lights just don't belong on there. Messes up a very clean design." Some would say.

Lou Van Anne
09-09-2012, 05:42 PM
I agree with Some...is he in our chapter?

SN-60
09-09-2012, 06:21 PM
Nice looking '54 coupe....looks like someone added an early '53 hood ornament?

55s
09-09-2012, 06:31 PM
Wrong Bumperettes. Should be smaller. Those are typically 55 and up.

The foglights may be correct - the curve appears to fit the bumper.

Bumperettes in middle, fogs on outside.

50starlite
09-09-2012, 06:33 PM
Looks like a 1955 Speedster setup to me. If he dosn't like it's an easy fix, or not.

Dick

raoul5788
09-09-2012, 06:53 PM
Wrong Bumperettes. Should be smaller. Those are typically 55 and up.

The foglights may be correct - the curve appears to fit the bumper.

Bumperettes in middle, fogs on outside.

The larger bumperettes are correct for '54.

kurtruk
09-09-2012, 07:20 PM
I agree with Some...is he in our chapter?

Every chapter has Some. :rolleyes:

rockne10
09-09-2012, 08:28 PM
The vertical bumpers are correct for '54. They would normally be inboard. With the fog lights mounted correctly inboard the vertical bumpers are correct outboard. The bumper is upside down. The angle on the ends should match the wheel opening; an easy fix.

Milaca
09-09-2012, 08:42 PM
This will be VERY difficult to fix considering that you need to remove the body from the frame, flip the frame right-side up, and then re-attach the body to the frame. Good luck with this endeavor.

Sdude
09-09-2012, 08:44 PM
Nice looking '54 coupe....looks like someone added an early '53 hood ornament?

That's correct too. He's looking for the correct hood ornament.

And he IS in our chapter, Lou. He also lives in Dixon.

BobGlasscock
09-09-2012, 09:58 PM
This will be VERY difficult to fix considering that you need to remove the body from the frame, flip the frame right-side up, and then re-attach the body to the frame. Good luck with this endeavor.

Milaca, you forget one very important item in your process. After following your instructions, I am pretty sure that the rear bumper will now be upside down.

Sdude
09-10-2012, 07:35 PM
So, I'm confused. Do the foglights belong on the inside of the bumperguards or should they be switched around?

rockne10
09-10-2012, 10:17 PM
Fog lights should be inboard. In the absence of fog lights, the vertical bumpers would be inboard.

johnod
09-10-2012, 10:34 PM
This will be VERY difficult to fix considering that you need to remove the body from the frame, flip the frame right-side up, and then re-attach the body to the frame. Good luck with this endeavor.

^^^^^ What he said.

rockne10
09-10-2012, 11:53 PM
Brent! Have I missed something? You remove the bumper bolts from the brackets, flip the bumper and re-bolt right side up. Why would you need to turn the car on its head?