We’re simply not going to let the “Mod Top” thing have a natural death; after all, I just couldn’t ride my bicycle past this Dodge truck without stopping to check out its custom paint job, whose patterns remind me of…
OK, so the flowers are now leaves or fir branches. And it’s really not all that mod, I guess. Still, isn’t it nice to know that someone took the time to do up an old Dodge truck?
Very strange…and what’s with the magnetic letters on the fuel flap? I’d get it if it said “gas hole” or “black hole”, that rig looks like its got four wheel drive and even if it’s got the Cummins I’d expect near-single digit fuel economy.
Courtney Love’s grunge band.
You know…Kurt Cobain’s, uh, widow…
Right on the money!
Why is everyone calling these hippie-deco abominations `mod’? Mod brings to mind tight suits, dancing, amphetamine, Brighton, Quadrophenia, The Who, and yes, over-decorated Lambrettas. But why this?
Inquiring minds wanna’ know.
Heard some Brits using “mod” as a term to describe what many USA denizens would describe as “hippy.”
Way before my time, but as the wiki page says the “mod” era pre-dates hippies, and they are quite different.