chebbie HHR - what would happen if the grille was lower and '54 retro?

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    chebbie HHR - what would happen if the grille was lower and '54 retro?

    pardon the scribbles, 20 minute sketch, no photoshopping (yet)


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    Re: chebbie HHR - what would happen if the grille was lower and '54 retro?

    Last edited by joegagan; 09-03-2008 at 03:46 PM. Reason: fix link

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    Re: chebbie HHR - what would happen if the grille was lower and '54 retro?

    Looks good! I like the retro grille.
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    Re: chebbie HHR - what would happen if the grille was lower and '54 retro?

    I was actually thinking the same thing a few days ago, sort of. It might be cool to pie-cut and section a '50 front clip onto an HHR. I like the sketch.

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    Re: chebbie HHR - what would happen if the grille was lower and '54 retro?

    nice job dude!

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    Re: chebbie HHR - what would happen if the grille was lower and '54 retro?

    I like it but it needs the Bumper from the picture of the Truck to make it look right.

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    Re: chebbie HHR - what would happen if the grille was lower and '54 retro?

    This is a great idea! How do you redesign a retro ride? Make it a newer retro design.

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    Re: chebbie HHR - what would happen if the grille was lower and '54 retro?

    61 belair, i agree, thius is what happens when i am in a hurry and don't even bother to look at the 54 truck til AFTer the drawing.

    you read my thoughts exactly. the whole design will be better when i apply more of the 54 truck beautiful grille piece etc.

    to everyone who posted, thanks a whole bunch for the responses. nice to see that this idea has an audience.
    Last edited by joegagan; 09-03-2008 at 05:08 PM. Reason: speeeling

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    Re: chebbie HHR - what would happen if the grille was lower and '54 retro?

    It would have been nice, IMO, if there were a '49 GMC version for GMC with a nicer interior.

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    Re: chebbie HHR - what would happen if the grille was lower and '54 retro?

    Quote Originally Posted by crooner214 View Post
    This is a great idea! How do you redesign a retro ride? Make it a newer retro design.

    1st Gen 30's Suburban
    2nd Gen 50's Sedan Delivery
    3rd Gen uhh... ...70's Caprice Wagon?
    They are still on their 1st generation

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    Re: chebbie HHR - what would happen if the grille was lower and '54 retro?

    haha i was just thinking about drawing an hhr..but the next gen one. i like this..good idea.

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    Re: chebbie HHR - what would happen if the grille was lower and '54 retro?

    Very cool looking! I can't wait to see more!

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    Re: chebbie HHR - what would happen if the grille was lower and '54 retro?

    Very very nice looking.
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