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Projects 4 door custom picture thread

Discussion in 'Traditional Customs' started by JimboSlice423, Nov 23, 2015.

  1. 'Mo
    Joined: Sep 26, 2007
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    True, that.
    Harold Olsen's similarly equipped Buick (NON-four door) also looked good, but with Corvette teeth.
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  2. Peanut 1959
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    I agree completely! I think what does it for me is that the builder kept the '53 Chevy parking lights. Looks very old school.
     
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  3. Nailhead Brooklyn
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    There's a four door 51 Merc for sale in Alabama I believe. If anyone is interested I can find the link. It would be a great project. I'm half tempted but I have enough on my plate as it is...
     
  4. Bader2
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    [​IMG]my ol mordor 46371 orig miles
     
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  5. 49 Merc by Voodoo Larry

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  6. image.jpg might get back on the road... (if it does not sell in the meantime...)
     
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  7. vintage44
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    from NY
    1. New York H.A.M.B.ers

  8. image.jpg another one i am considering....
    ( i'll leave the doorhandles on)
     
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  9. 1959Nomad
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    [​IMG]
    My Nomad four door (plus a tailgate) several mild mods, all of them can be seen in this view.
    People often try to tell me it cant be a Nomad because it has 4 doors, only true for 55-57's
     
  10. 'Mo
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    [​IMG] I like it. Nice grille.
    It would be great to see one of these hard-topped, complete with the HT's lower windshield.
    (Shouldn't be too hard, with the right parts car.)

    [​IMG]

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  11. My 4 door had all the Handel's off since the mid 50's
    when I went to Miami FL. in the 50'S I had to put
    the Front Handels on to get Plates was the Law!
    and I never took them off.
    Just my 3.5 cents
    or when the Cows
    Come Home!
     
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  12. Nice topic - I have a question - too old to remember for sure but wasn't the Merc in American Graffiti a '51 4 door custom??? I remember it was chopped pretty heavy - guess I could find the movie & watch it it, right? :D Anyone have pics? thanks!!
     
  13. 1959Nomad
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    have thought of several ways to try this, so far it seems like its a not quite look due to the rear window angles. have also considered a shorted version as a 2 door hard top.
    for now it will be as is
     
  14. prpmmp
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  15. RJC
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    from hope bc

    build them to drive,nobody picks on many doors these day,s
     
  16. Notsofurias
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    Here is mine, don't think there has been a shoebox in this thread yet..... Loving mine and so does the family. Just painted some scallops this weekend ! ImageUploadedByH.A.M.B.1458514715.696465.jpg ImageUploadedByH.A.M.B.1458514729.328678.jpg
     
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  17. 51 MERC-CT
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    A couple of '49 Merc. 4drs. I had circa 1957. One stock, one in process.
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  18. that is a great example of stock compared to modified. i notice the pontiac grill too.
     
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  19. 51 MERC-CT
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    Yep, purchased brand new from the Pontiac dealer at a cost of $ 14.75
     
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  20. JimboSlice423
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    I never expected this topic to be so popular and I love it! Hahaha
     
  21. greaser_Paul27
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  22. eric54chevy
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    from TEXAS!

    Skirts just got back from being reshaped by Garlands Sacramento
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  23. Jay71
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    Nelson.jpg 10388045_701925896532422_984279271_n.jpg my all time favorite 4 dr, Bob Nelsons Fleetline. Also my wagon has a few doors too.
     
  24. Alright, here goes nothing...

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  25. MOTOV8N
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  26. Diehard32
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    Here's my '51 Packard. Just got it running last weekend and hopefully can find the time to do some customing.
    Packard close up.jpg
     
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  27. clunker
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    1. MASSACHUSETTS HAMB

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    60 Cad everyday driver, lots of room for custom toy box between my two kids' car seats in the back. Soon to receive rehabbed dual quads.

    All of the cars in this thread are awesome, they all have serious soul. We all love our cars. Mordoors rock on!
     
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  28. adfvw.png i just picked up this quad cab, can't decide what route to go with it. i've got the majority of the parts to convert to two doors. but that will be a little ways in the future.
     
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