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|11-08-2009 02:09 PM|
I am sure they cannot do a vertical grille due to trademark issues with Chrysler, however from a design standpoint the horizontal pattern in the grille actually makes the grille appear not as "tall"
|11-08-2009 01:54 PM|
I think it would look better if it had the vertical openings in the grill.
|11-08-2009 01:43 PM|
"DougTimme would probably shun me, but I like this. FlatFenders aren't really all that drivable in traffic, and this would be. But I might be very tempted to get a good one and build this myself. "
I would never shun you Geoff, or anyone for that matter, or this vehicle. I like all kinds of stuff, I actually get shunned a little because my 2A has an F-head in it. Heck, I wont even shun the JKs with 22s. To each his own as far as I am concerned
And you are right about flattys on the road. I live off of a very busy road, it is getting more and more difficult to take my 2A out. People jusy do not have the patience for a 60 year old vehicle that only goes 45 mph. My next project will be a CJ based street rod with more modern brakes and such.
|11-07-2009 07:38 PM|
|11-07-2009 10:11 AM|
|tjnut||ICON makes some very nice product. I have always like the look of the FJ40. I have also considered building one from the ground up (CJ3B that is).|
|11-07-2009 09:51 AM|
|4Jeepn||Lets think about this... you want to sell a jeep like jeep.. so you base your design on what is considered the worst looking CJ ever... awsome marketing!|
|11-06-2009 07:47 PM|
|schnutzy||that is really really nice. i wonder if icon 4x4 would just want to give me one|
|11-06-2009 06:11 PM|
|bmanrkg3||Wow, kinda brings it all back to where it began and beyond... I really like the direction... but kinda wish it'd look like a jeep...|
|11-06-2009 05:09 PM|
Icon's "The Dog" - remake of a flat fender
I saw this at SEMA, but thought I'd make a new post about just this vehicle. It's an interesting idea. Icon 4x4 has been making brand new FJ40s for several years now. They're nice, and they're insanely expensive ($95,000 and up).
Now, they're making a brand new CJ3 vehicle. They're calling it "The Dog."
You can read about it here, at Jalopnik.
Still incredibly expensive- something like 50 large or more.
But very, very cool. Basically, a CJ3b body with coils and 4-link suspension, new disc brakes, and a high-powered but lightweight 4 cylinder turbo.
In other words, a brand new, up-to-date vehicle but with the looks of something very old school. A "Full Metal Dash" as someone here once called them.
DougTimme would probably shun me, but I like this. FlatFenders aren't really all that drivable in traffic, and this would be. But I might be very tempted to get a good one and build this myself.