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
Woody Lee's 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
Roy Abendroth's 1955 Buick Century - The BuSonic
Gerald Zielinski's 1955 Chevrolet
Jerry DeVito's 1957 Ford Fairlane - The Maze
John Guenther's 1959 Ford Galaxie Sunliner - "The Beach Boy"
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