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YAK Car Pic of the Day

47 dodge grn whtfld copy

Regular readers of this space (and if you’re not regular, try eating more fiber) know that I’m not usually a big fan of custom wheels and tires on old cars. But when I saw the full Moon discs and wide whites on this 1947 Dodge Custom the other day, I nodded in approval. These are even cooler than the Baby Moons I had on my ’77 Mercury Bobcat(!?). On another note, it’s difficult to see one of these late forties’ Mopar sedans without bringing to mind some old movie scene with a taxi cab in it, as these cars seemed to be the hack’s post-war ride of choice. At least in Hollywood. Saw these green giant earlier in the week in Wheatfield.

Jim Corbran • You Auto Know •

  • MaxPlanck

    Well done and so much more alluring than yesterday’s sad Mercury with the 21′ shoes right out of Who Shot Roger Rabbit?

  • Haha… I currently drive an 80 Pinto(!?) w/baby moons. I agree the wheels on the above dodge are sweet.