Frenching? is that something Gallic

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Graham Kerr
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Frenching? is that something Gallic

#1 Post by Graham Kerr » Sun Aug 20, 2017 3:54 pm

I have to laugh sometimes, having read Hot Rod magazine since the 60's and having been engrossed in American motorsport (and UK motoring activities of course) I am fully conversant with all the various customising terminology which has been in use over the years, so when I tell people my taillights and licence plate is 'frenched' I have to spend the next half hour or so trawling back into the history of American auto customs. Still it's nice to offer a little piece of auto information to interested parties. And I don't even try to explain about blue dots!
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Re: Frenching? is that something Gallic

#2 Post by Greg Bryan » Sun Aug 20, 2017 8:59 pm

Thankfully it's not chopped and channeled ....
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Re: Frenching? is that something Gallic

#3 Post by Martin Benade » Sun Aug 20, 2017 10:35 pm

And make sure they don't think it is some kind of kissing!

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Re: Frenching? is that something Gallic

#4 Post by Jack Walter » Mon Sep 11, 2017 9:52 pm

Frenching is Kool...
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Re: Frenching? is that something Gallic

#5 Post by Graham Kerr » Thu Sep 21, 2017 2:37 pm

Ooo Eeee I see your car and think Dodge Deora. Weird connection I know, but awesome bodywork. Shades of Winfield and Westergard, reputedly the first guy to French a headlight. I really wanted to chop my roof and fit suicide doors but the value of these things was so much on the rise I wimped out and put the torch away.
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