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Dress-up Figureheads for cars.

Poor man's answer to the "Spirit of Ecstasy"
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I'm jealous of the beauty called the Spirit of Ecstasy on the hood of a Rolls Royce. I want one for my Honda, or my bicycle. But these will be bigger and not have wings or capes so you can dress her up for holidays. She comes with an assortment of holiday hats, and jackets.

She probably has velcro to stick everything on her, and velcro to stick her onto the hood, so you can take her in at night. (to avoid theft, don't be thinking that perverted stuff on my idea.)

dentworth, Nov 08 2004

Spirit of Ecstasy, (not a drug) http://northstargal...spiritofecstacy.htm
[dentworth, Nov 08 2004]

Nicely understated http://www.ics.uci....no2/j4p/ArtCar.html
[calum, Nov 08 2004]

New York Times re: plush on trucks http://www.nytimes....rssuserland&emc=rss
"They're Soft and Cuddly, So Why Lash Them to the Front of a Truck?" - an essay about the habit [po] notices in her annotation. [jutta, Feb 20 2007]

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       The 'Bentley Barbie' ? Cool!!
ConsulFlaminicus, Nov 08 2004
  

       I guess the ship figureheads had minimal clothing. I hope to keep this one modestly clad, so not to cause a traffic hazard.
dentworth, Nov 08 2004
  

       A google image search for "Spirit of Ecstasy" filtered to only large images, returns some interesting results...
swamilad, Nov 08 2004
  

       [2 fries] link, now that is ecstasy   

       I'd want it to be more of a waist- up figurehead, so none of these shenanigans can occur on my car hood.
dentworth, Nov 08 2004
  

       manys the time I have seen some moth-eaten old teddy bear strapped to the front of a whopping great articulated lorry (poor thing)
po, Nov 08 2004
  

       what is an *articulated* lorry, I know lorry is truck,[po]?
dentworth, Nov 08 2004
  

       what amuses me is what you USians mean by van!
po, Nov 08 2004
  

       All you need is a barbie doll and some crazy glue. Then you can pick any outfit you want.
brodie, Nov 08 2004
  

       (dentworth, I think it's a truck with a reasonable vocabulary) Maybe it's time to bring my Action Man out of retirement.
thud, Nov 08 2004
  

       Thank you for that advice [Brodie] and [nick_n_uit]   

       [Thud] see po's link, and Action Man and Barbie need to find their own party car.
dentworth, Nov 08 2004
  

       I'd suggest a dashboard hula girl and some duct tape.
nick_n_uit, Nov 09 2004
  

       + I like this and would love a hood ornament like a mermaid on the front of a ship.
xandram, Feb 19 2007
  

       thanks xandram, I have since removed the illustration, but it wasn't very good anyway.
dentworth, Feb 20 2007
  
      
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