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Features 56 crown vic/ranchero survivor kustom PAINTED **PICS**

Discussion in 'Traditional Customs' started by Kustom7777, Apr 25, 2006.

  1. Kustom7777
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    here are some pics of the crown vic ranchero,,,i posted some pictures of her in primer a couple of weeks ago,,,,,since then, i have block sanded my ass off and gotten her ready to be painted (130 louvers are a bitch to sand by hand!!),,,a friend of mine painted it, and it came out nicer than i expected,,,,,,,,,,,,,,anyway, this will be my new daily driver/shop truck,,,,the body is a white with jade pearl,,,the pics do it no justice,,the roof is a red base with pearl that looks either blue or green depending on which angle you view it from,,,,,there is a pic fresh from the paint booth, and another with the chrome, tonneau, etc, etc put back on,,,,just needs to be lowered now,,,,,,my former shop truck is for sale (see classifieds)......
     

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  3. general gow
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    i love it. very clean. nice work, i am sure you will enjoy it.
     
  4. 57JoeFoMoPar
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    That thing is waaaay too cool. Good job Jim...now get back to the caddy!!!!
     
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  5. Squablow
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    Boy, you don't fuck around, do you? How much crack do you have to smoke to work that fast?

    Seriously, it looks great, as does your other car. I admire your talent and your incredible speed.
     
  6. Billy the kid
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    Thats real cool. There used to be one like that around here in Mi. It was a wagon and the guy just moved the back of the top forward and finished off the inside of the box. It was never finished but it was a cool daily driver.
     
  7. speedaddict
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    you have too many nice toys....you turd
     
  8. Django
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    That is wicked cool.
     
  9. fur biscuit
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    jeezeus that was fast! killer truck. any rear 3/4 shots you can post...
     
  10. chopolds
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    Movin' on up, there, Mr Jefferson!
    Painted cars now?
    I'm jealous!
     
  11. burger
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    looks real good, jim!

    when are you going to bring it by the shop so we can have a look?
     
  12. brainfrz
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    WOW, What a cool car. I thought that the early racheros where nice but that is true "Style".

    Love it,

    B-Frz
     
  13. 4tford
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    I love the look nice job!
     
  14. mikhett
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    When did you get that? Thats nice a Ford EL Fairlino.Great job i love the color scheme.Now lets finish the Caddy.mike
     
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    Down here in New Zealand we had a similar model to that in '55 and '56 and it was called a Mainline ute (utility). I've never seen pics of them anywhere else so perhaps they were peculiar to NZ? A few still survive here. They look very similar, except for obvious touches like skirts etc.
     
  18. flatoz
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    you'll find quite a few here in OZ
     
  19. Brandy
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    And they are just as sexy as that lil pickup!

    Congrats.........I'm green with envy!
     
  20. Bigcheese327
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    Generally I'm not a fan of Utes and Ranchero/El Caminos, but that's well done and tasteful. I'm impressed.
     
  21. Jeff Norwell
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    DITTO!......Very cool ride
     
  22. Gambino_Kustoms
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    nice shop truck lucky f#@k:)
     
  23. Kustom7777
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    thanks for all the feedback,,,,last night i lowered her a bit,,,3" in back, 2" in front...sits perfect now,,,,,,,now i just need to wetsand and rub her out,,,been a while since i had something with shiny paint,,,,,im really happy with the way it looks,,,,,it'll be at the hotrod hoedown in philly on the 7th,,,,,,,,,,,,
     
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  25. Kustom7777
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    here's a pic after the "altitude adjustment".................
     

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  26. moocha
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    shit that is nice i have just brought a 1959 ranchero and hope to get it shipped out next week should take 3 weeks Cheers and keep those fords rolling Moocha
     
  27. sub006
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    I've seen pictures of stockers built in Australia, maybe they exported to NZ? There are also a handful in the USA.
     
  28. Marty Strode
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    There was an article in Ford Times around 1960 about a guy who built one out of a wrecked Crown Vic. The title of the piece was "restorations old and new" and shared the article with a restored Model A coupe.
     
  29. slobroy
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    That has got to be the nicest 56 ranchero I've seen. Seen a few attempts at one, but now where as nice as yours.
     
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