A Chevy Blazer/Ford Coupe Hybrid…Wait…What?!?

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1940 Ford Coupe Chevy Blazer truck

Is this Chevy/Ford mod an inspired build or an eyesore?

We came across this very interesting vehicle on Reddit. The truck is a 1989 Chevrolet Blazer that has been modified with the addition of a 1940 Ford coupe front end. While the mod seems to be well executed, we have to wonder: Why?

It’s a bit like a mullet mobile, business in the front, party in the back, or vice versa. The 1989 Chevy Blazer was fitted using a front end kit from a 1940’s Ford coupe. These kits use a reproduction of a 1940s Ford coupe body shell. Reproduction shell kits are fairly easy to find, and most are licensed by Ford to get the details correct. However, we doubt they were intended for a Chevy–and definitely not a 1989 Blazer.

Of course, we love the look of a classic Ford, but do the styles work together? We’re going to have to say no. If you’re going to marry vintage with new school (and yes, that can be done well) you just have to go with classic Ford on Ford in complementary styles.

 

‘My only complaint is the “mixed media.” There are Ford and Chevy enthusiasts the world over pulling their hair out for putting Ford on Chevy and a Chevy with Ford parts on it.’

 

We agree with Reddit user SuperdudeAbides who said, “My only complaint is the “mixed media.” There are Ford and Chevy enthusiasts the world over pulling their hair out for putting Ford on Chevy and a Chevy with Ford parts on it. ‘Hey, you got your Ford on MY Chevy, NO you got your Chevy on MY Ford…two great tastes that DO NOT taste great together….’”

So what do you think? Is this blasphemy to all things Ford? Let us know in the comments or sound off in the forums.

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S.J. Bryan is an editor with Ford Truck Enthusiasts and regular contributor to F-150 Online and Harley-Davidson Forums, among other auto sites.

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