Maybe it’s a hitch for horses.
The trouble with that, is that they’re MADE TO BE RUN INTO…!
Ever been to a restaurant when there’s a tugboat pilot dinner-function going on? You DO NOT want to be the last one to leave!
Looks about the same as the average 70s Ford bumper
Has a decidedly nautical theme to it with the big cleats on top of the bumper.
Left hand down a bit(Anyone else remember the Navy Lark?)
Looks like something CPO Pertwee would build.
Port Out, Starboard Home!
A truck with 11 fenders!
I would be worried about setting off the airbags as I removed the original bumper cover and bumper. Looks cool, maybe a bit too wide for tight parallel parking spots.
Looks like a dock I tied up to once in Coosbay, Or harbor.
That will pass California vehicle inspection?
Besides the rope ties on the top it looks like a pushtruck at Bonneville or one of the dry lakes or maybe even for a dirt track somewhere.
Cali only has emissions testing. Texas is the closest state to Cali that has a safety inspection.
Those little tire dog toys aren’t cheap!
Harkens back to the early 70s when there were water bumpers offered for some cars and buses. They didn’t catch on. My dad actually bought a set and installed them on our 1963 Chevy II Nova. Man, they were ugly.
I think the company (called Energy Absorption Systems, I think) found their market in supplying crash barriers at the exit ramps off of freeways/expressways though.
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