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I've always liked the look of front fender mounted flags on cars. This is typically seen in funeral processions or on government/royalty cars. I think I saw Ronald Regan with flags on his limo when I was a kid and that kicked off the respect/adoration of flagged cars.

I bought some funeral flags with special flexible posts and magnetic bases from a funeral supply house. I liked them, and they seemed stable on the car, but the bases were too big for the fenders - they overlapped onto the hood too much. BTW, what is the hood made of? It's non-magnetic. I was also worried that the flags would be a target for theft, as they're easily removed from my car and easily attached to another. So, I built a pair of permanent mounts from some scrap metal I had. The mounts tie into a fender bolt under the hood. I dipped these in that liquid rubber stuff and then put the fuzzy half of velcro on the bottom (paint facing) side of the mounts.

I've been cruising with them for a week now and it's working out just fine. I've already located and ordered some 6" by 9" pirate flags... so phase 2 is just around the corner.

-Christian
 

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why would you get funeral flags and put them on your cars if your not going to be carrying around dead people? i think that is really weird. and even if it wasnt funeral flags i dont think that looks stylish at all IMO.
 

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I wonder how long they will last before someone rips them off, plus the damage that will occur to your fender and paint. I would re-consider.
 

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The hood is made of Aluminum
 

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?

.....WHY ???.....
 

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Yes, I went to all this trouble to shave off a few seconds at a four way stop. :)

I did consider that this could lead to scratches on the fenders, but I finally decided that damage could happen to the car either way.

As with any mod, some will like it and some will hate it. I love the look and will post pics when the new flags arrive.

-Christian
 

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MHC said:
Yes, I went to all this trouble to shave off a few seconds at a four way stop. :)

I did consider that this could lead to scratches on the fenders, but I finally decided that damage could happen to the car either way.

As with any mod, some will like it and some will hate it. I love the look and will post pics when the new flags arrive.-Christian
Good enough reason for me..? LOL
 

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I've always thought the embassy flags were cool looking. I'd like to see the pirate flags. It looks like a clean mod to me the way you did it. I thought they were manufactured, not DIY. Nice work. Be sure to post up the new flags when you get them. I could see some US flags or Knights of Columbus or something like that. I think the Knights of Columbus flag would deliver that Embassy Look. You'd Probably want to join though first. Or in my case the Bengals Flag would do nicely. Took our 5th straight win today. Ya Baby!!!
 

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Man that's dark....It reminds me of the Goth guys in highschool that drove a used Hearse.

Kinda cool, like having skulls and stuff on your plate frame etc...

It's a mod for a specific personality that's for sure.
 

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yeah...

i dig it myself...

it's a good look..... either funeral, Chrysler, 300c or skull & cross bones... I like it!!!

:afro:
 

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We have black limos and sedans with fender flags runnin' all over the place up here (Ottawa - Canada's capital)

Diplomatic cars. Most traffic dives out of the way when they see the red licence plates and the fender flags.

Why?

Because if one of those guys get in a collision with you, they have diplomatic immunity and you have little chance of settling a claim.
 
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