The Jalopy Journal
Chrome wheels get the vote here in Philly! While I like the wires they seem too obvious a choice.
Count one vote for the wheels that're on it! And that from a huge fan of '57-'58 Lancer caps on just about everything.
The car looks beautiful! Congratulations! Nice to see that rare '58 Regal Lancer too!
The textbook definition of a perfect mild custom! Simply beautiful!
Given the quality of workmanship and detail, especially in the grill and taillight bezels, along with the styling, has me wondering if this might...
Been on working on my '61 Starliner, masking out a Watson-style panel outline job in Gunmetal over the Tamiya Gloss Black....
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Your plan for, and execution on, this car is perfect!
I picked up this genuine survivor from the '50s in pieces at a club meeting awhile back. Just reassembled it yesterday. This cool Deuce roadster...
Thanks! The hubcaps were a custom option in 1960 3-in-1 kits by JoHan.
Nice work on the Outlaw and the Bandit! I haven't successfully built those...
Here's the interior for the '40 Tudor above....
Except for a couple small details and little touchups this one is finished!
You can always try it out in scale first![IMG] [IMG] [IMG]
The '58 Fairlane 500 is finally finished! Details in brief...
• Johan ‘57 Chrysler front bumper
• Taillights from 1960s Aurora Custom Grill &...
Well, you gotta know this thread made my Monday when a friend from the Traditional Rods & Kustoms In Scale forum shared it with me! Al, the paint...
Thanks! Yes, I use Tamiya tape to mask the large areas after using thin (1/32") strips of 3M #235 Black Photographic Tape to outline the pattern....
Progress on my semi-custom '58 Fairlane 500.
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Panel outlines and scallops ala Watson...[IMG] [IMG]...
Thanks, RC, much appreciated!
My custom '58 Ford now has color! Next will be masking for outlines and scallops ala Watson. The purple will get a tad darker and deeper once it's...
Also started setting the stance and wheel/tire combo for this old JoHan '59 Dodge that'll be an entry in two upcoming contests...
Whipped up an interior for my '58 Fairlane 500 using floorboard, rear seat, and dash from the AMT '57 Fairlane, buckets from the new-tool AMT '62...
Supplee’s Tavern. Somewhere, USA. July, 1953
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What he said! No need for Bellflower kickstands on any car unless you tuck them in like Larry did on his '59 Caddy.
Love these cars! Can you give me a door length measurement? Maybe at the bottom edge and at the top. Thanks!
Keep up the great work!
There is so much to love about this car, especially the inspired engine choice, but the taillight treatment is sheer genius!
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