[Healeys] BJ8 Front bumper

I Erbs eyera3000 at gmail.com
Sun May 19 09:39:31 MDT 2013

The issue for me is my state requires ,two license plates. I want to leave
mine off, but need to figure out how to attach the plate. BTW, I went to
modified frog eye rear bumpers. Great clean look there too.

Ira Erbs
Portland, OR
please excuse typos. Sent from my phone
On May 19, 2013 7:07 AM, "Bob Spidell" <bspidell at comcast.net> wrote:

> Alan,
> I thoroughly dispute your statement. The 'nods to Safety' in the BJ8 are
> quarter-arsed at best.
> Thoughtfully,
> Bob
> --------------------------------
> Bob Spidell - San Jose, CA
> ----- Original Message -----
> s] BJ8 Front bumper
> You asked Greg, so I'll put my flame suit on in readiness.
> <big smiley>
> What you are seeing with no bumper are the true Healey lines, as designed
> by
> Gerry Coker, enhanced by the oval grill that was preferred by DMH (think
> 100S).
> It indicates that your Healey appreciation is now maturing to the point at
> which you can truly appreciate the purity and beauty of Gerry's work in the
> original AH100 design.
> %^)
> Of course over time with the addition of all the bells, whistles, marketing
> bling and half-arsed nods to 'Safety', we ended up with the BJ8. A car I
> have owned and thoroughly appreciate as the ultimate evolution of the
> breed.
> Unfortunately if you leave the front bumper off your BJ8 it will look
> 'unfinished' so it has to go back on.
> The answer to the problem is to get an AH100 project and build it as Gerry
> intended - no bumpers at either end.
> </big smiley>
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