No, just to look dumb. Lots of things can happen to these cars over 50 years. We'll probably never know the story behind this light, but it wasn't an option in 1963.Take a look: See the light in the center of the grill? I've seen hundreds of pics of novas and have never seen this. Was this some kinda factory option or dealer add on? What is it for? Just to look cool?
We'll probably never know the story behind this light, but it wasn't an option in 1963.
Gee Im glad they thought of this! Id have never guessed by the sound of the engine and seeing the car rolling down the street that it was in operation!:devil:These were refered to as "running" lamps... to show the vehicle was in operation...
Damn you know a lot shi... I mean stuffThey were referred to as "Safety Lights" in the 50's and 60's.
Some insurance agents gave them away to "good" customers as well.
Here's an EBay example: