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Larry Neves' 1924 Ford Model T Roadster of Oakland, California. In 1950 Larry's roadster came second to Bill NieKamp's 1929 Ford roadster for the America's Most Beautiful Roadster award at the Oakland Roadster Show featuring custom made nerf bars. Woody Lee bought the car shortly thereafter. He owned it for a little while before it ended up with Chuck Chenowth.
Louis Banto and Jack Perre's 1927 Ford roadster of Los Angeles, California featured nerf bars in the front and rear. The build was completed around 1951/1952.
Carl Fleischmann's 1929 Ford Model A Roadster of Glendale, California was completed in 1953 featuring nerf bars in the front and rear.
Bob Hagerty's 1931 Ford Model A Tudor Sedan of Wheaton, Maryland. Bob, who was a member of the Coach Masters of Wheaton, built the car himself. The build took two years, and it was completed in 1964. Bob fit the car with custom made nerf bars front and back. Bob's tudor was shown on the East Coast as "Jade East."
Martin Oja's 1931 Ford Model A Coupe of Sault Ste. Marie, Ontario, Canada. The build was started in 1960 and completed in 1962. The rear of the car sported a simple nerf bar.
Don Broyles' 1932 Ford roadster of Dayton, Ohio. The car was originally built in 1951. In 1956 Don installed a 1956 Chevrolet Corvette 283 engine in the roadster.
Darryl Harvey's 1934 Ford Roadster of Melbourne, Australia featured nerf bars up front and in the rear.
Maximilian King's 1940 Mercury convertible of Morristown, New Jersey was first restyled by Meekers Body Shop in 1946. In 1959 Korky's Kustom Shop restyled the car further for current owner Ray Henyon. This version featured nerf bars front and back.
Dick Colarossi's 1940 Ford coupe of Glendale, California was restyled by Valley Custom Shop. The build was completed in 1954, featuring custom made nerf bars.
Tad Hirai's 1950 Ford, The Del Mar, featured a triple tube nerf bar in the rear.
Martin Srabian and Morris Srabian's 1954 Ford Pickup, The Wild Kat, made its debut in 1956. It was fit with a oval nerf bar in the rear.
Conrad W. Jacobs' 1932 Ford 3-Window Coupe of Baltimore, Maryland was built around 1956-1958. Conrad's coupe featured custom made nerf bars up front and in the rear.
Jack Schleich's 1932 Ford 3-Window Coupe of Oceanside, New York was built in 1957. It featured nerf bars in the rear.
Built between 1956 and 1958, Jerry Berg's 1934 Ford 3-Window Coupe featured a nerf bar carrying the license plate in the rear.
Joe Brienza's 1934 Ford Convertible of West Islip, New York was completed in 1958. Joe's convertible featured nerf bars in the rear.
The bumpers on Sonny Morris' 1950 Mercury were defined as multi-tube nerf bars by Custom Cars September 1957.
Ed Roth's Outlaw was Ed "Big Daddy" Roth's first experience with fiberglass, and the car made its debut at the 1959 Disneyland Car Club Day and Autocade featuring custom made nerf bars.
Art Fortin's 1953 Ford Sunliner Convertible received nerf bars in the rear in 1962.
Buddy Katlik's 1953 Plymouth 4-door, was restyled by Jess Sandoval of Renewal Body Shop in Clovis for Fresno Pan Draggers member Buddy Katlik, of Fresno, California around 1960/1961. Buddy's Plymouth featured two nerf bars in the rear.
Jerry DeVito's 1957 Ford Fairlane of San Jose, California. The third version of Jerry's Ford, was completed in 1959, featuring nerf bars in the rear. Jerry was a member of the San Jose Rod and Wheelers car club.

Nerf bars was a race-bred design feature that became very popular in the mid 1950s as both early and late model car owners wanted to fit their cars with the ultimate in custom designed "bumpers".


Cars Featuring Nerf Bars

Larry Neves' 1924 Ford Model T Roadster
Louis Banto and Jack Perre's 1927 Ford Model T Roadster
Carl Fleischmann's 1929 Ford Model A Roadster
Bob Hagerty's 1931 Ford Model A Tudor Sedan - Jade East
Martin Oja's 1931 Ford Model A Coupe
Conrad W. Jacobs' 1932 Ford 3-Window Coupe
Jack Schleich's 1932 Ford 3-Window Coupe
Darryl Harvey's 1934 Ford Roadster
Don Broyles' 1932 Ford Roadster
Jerry Berg's 1934 Ford 3-Window Coupe - The Northern Star
Joe Brienza's 1934 Ford Convertible - The Brienza Special
Bob McCoy's 1940 Ford
Dick Colarossi's 1940 Ford Coupe
Maximilian King's 1940 Mercury Convertible
Jim and George Bernardo's 1948 GMC Pickup
Tad Hirai's 1950 Ford - The Del Mar
Sonny Morris' 1950 Mercury
Art Fortin's 1953 Ford Sunliner Convertible
Buddy Katlik's 1953 Plymouth 4-Door Sedan
Martin Srabian and Morris Srabian's 1954 Ford Pickup - The Wild Kat
Ed Roth's Outlaw
Jerry DeVito's 1957 Ford Fairlane - The Maze





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