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What is a Hoodride ?

 
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Pascal
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PostPosted: Thu Sep 06, 2007 10:18 am    Post subject: What is a Hoodride ? Reply with quote

Hi !
I might be a little bit stupid with my question, but I was not born Snailer nor Hoodrider.

So my question is quite simple : what is the exact defintion of a Hoodride ???
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Cld
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Joined: 24 Jun 2007
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Location: Brive, Corrze county, France

PostPosted: Thu Sep 06, 2007 10:56 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

Let me try to answer, even if i'm not specialist also...

An hoodride is a car looking stock, old, as rusty as possible, unrestored, as low as possible. But it can be (and I think it's better) quiet modified : prepared engine, channelled...
Accessories like rack bars, additional head light (try to be period perfect then), and so are welcome.

Well there are two faces in an hoodride, like an iceberg. The visible side, the car looking an the dark side of the force, under the bonnet...

It is quiet like if you find an original Ford 27 sleeper built in the early '50 and discovered after 47 years forgotten in the bottom of a barn ...
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Etienne
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PostPosted: Thu Sep 06, 2007 11:21 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

http://www.hoodride.com
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Yannick
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PostPosted: Thu Sep 06, 2007 6:35 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

So the Hoodride website is dead now. There hasn't been a new post for months. But it lives on... Cool
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Etienne
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PostPosted: Thu Sep 06, 2007 6:53 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Yep Derrick left the hoodride movement he created himself...
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ebus
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PostPosted: Tue Sep 18, 2007 7:32 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

Hoodride
you can see more exemple on beetle on radikalbugz's website
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