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History 2017 in review

Discussion in 'The Hokey Ass Message Board' started by HOTRODPRIMER, Dec 16, 2017.

  1. Chavezk21
    Joined: Jan 3, 2013
    Posts: 545

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    I finished making my mom's car a runner, driver. I started on this project before my dad passed in 2012. now I am back on my 48 that I brought home in 2014. 58.jpg 482.jpg mont ward.jpg
     
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  2. chevy57dude
    Joined: Dec 10, 2007
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    ^ '58 Impala. Is that original paint?
     
  3. squirrel
    Joined: Sep 23, 2004
    Posts: 42,713

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    The brown 58 has been repainted, they didn't have those colors at that time and you can also see the gray primer through the chips in the paint. Chevy didn't use gray primer on their cars.
     
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  4. Chavezk21
    Joined: Jan 3, 2013
    Posts: 545

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    Squirrel is absolutely correct. 58 was repainted in the late 70's then again in the early 80's. My Dad did both paint jobs. This was their daily, and it went everywhere. When it is painted next time it will go back to original Aztec gold.
     
  5. Stock Racer
    Joined: Feb 28, 2010
    Posts: 593

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    It's been a great year. Retired in June. Started on the T Coupe that I have been gathering parts for since 2011. I have become realistic. I started selling some stuff off instead of adding to the pile including an OT car that I do not have time for. It's amazing, when you start putting projects together, you see what you can live without. IMG_0403.JPG IMG_1874.JPG
     
  6. boo
    Joined: Jul 6, 2005
    Posts: 513

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    from stuart,fl.

    WELL, it's been 27 long years and tomorrow i will pick up my finished dream project from trim shop. started in 1990, completly scratch built alum. bodied car, came out awsom, my ideaL 50'S SPORTS CAR . will try to do build on here when i learn, most people waiting for the finish have died.
     
  7. Lou39
    Joined: Dec 7, 2007
    Posts: 125

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    from Cedar, MI

     
  8. bondolero
    Joined: Dec 10, 2008
    Posts: 554

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    Swapped 36 Cabriolet for this 32 Victoria built in '85 by the Baxter Ford boys. In process of insulation and new upholstery.
    Love having a steel lid over my head.:D
     

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  9. paintman27
    Joined: Apr 23, 2011
    Posts: 254

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    from new jersey

    Finished this.................
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    bought this.....................
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