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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
    Joined: Mar 3, 2001
    Posts: 5,163


    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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  2. Mule Farmer
    Joined: Jun 1, 2005
    Posts: 1,503

    Mule Farmer
    from Holland MI

  3. general gow
    Joined: Feb 5, 2003
    Posts: 6,113

    general gow
    Staff Member

    i love it. very clean. nice work, i am sure you will enjoy it.
  4. 57JoeFoMoPar
    Joined: Sep 14, 2004
    Posts: 3,921


    That thing is waaaay too cool. Good job get back to the caddy!!!!
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  5. Squablow
    Joined: Apr 26, 2005
    Posts: 12,559


    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. 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
    Joined: Sep 28, 2002
    Posts: 2,418

    from Austin, Tx

    you have too many nice turd
  8. Django
    Joined: Nov 15, 2002
    Posts: 10,193


    That is wicked cool.
  9. jeezeus that was fast! killer truck. any rear 3/4 shots you can post...
  10. chopolds
    Joined: Oct 22, 2001
    Posts: 5,428

    from howell, nj
    1. Kustom Painters

    Movin' on up, there, Mr Jefferson!
    Painted cars now?
    I'm jealous!
  11. burger
    Joined: Sep 19, 2002
    Posts: 2,341

    from burbs

    looks real good, jim!

    when are you going to bring it by the shop so we can have a look?
  12. brainfrz
    Joined: Jan 23, 2006
    Posts: 572


    WOW, What a cool car. I thought that the early racheros where nice but that is true "Style".

    Love it,

  13. 4tford
    Joined: Aug 27, 2005
    Posts: 1,489


    I love the look nice job!
  14. mikhett
    Joined: Jan 22, 2005
    Posts: 1,254

    from jackson nj

    When did you get that? Thats nice a Ford EL Fairlino.Great job i love the color scheme.Now lets finish the Caddy.mike
  15. lonely king
    Joined: Mar 8, 2006
    Posts: 419

    lonely king

  16. flatoz
    Joined: May 11, 2003
    Posts: 3,063


  17. 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
    Joined: May 11, 2003
    Posts: 3,063


    you'll find quite a few here in OZ
  19. Brandy
    Joined: Dec 23, 2004
    Posts: 5,290

    from Texas

    And they are just as sexy as that lil pickup!

    Congrats.........I'm green with envy!
  20. Bigcheese327
    Joined: Sep 16, 2001
    Posts: 6,501


    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
    Joined: Aug 20, 2003
    Posts: 12,426

    Jeff Norwell
    Staff Member

    DITTO!......Very cool ride
  22. Gambino_Kustoms
    Joined: Oct 14, 2005
    Posts: 6,562

    Alliance Vendor

    nice shop truck lucky f#@k:)
  23. Kustom7777
    Joined: Mar 3, 2001
    Posts: 5,163


    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,,,,,,,,,,,,
  24. Kustom7777
    Joined: Mar 3, 2001
    Posts: 5,163


    here's a pic after the "altitude adjustment".................

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  25. moocha
    Joined: Jun 27, 2006
    Posts: 1


    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
  26. sub006
    Joined: Jun 7, 2012
    Posts: 61


    I've seen pictures of stockers built in Australia, maybe they exported to NZ? There are also a handful in the USA.
  27. Marty Strode
    Joined: Apr 28, 2011
    Posts: 3,071

    Marty Strode

    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.
  28. slobroy
    Joined: Jun 22, 2009
    Posts: 358


    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.
  29. john worden
    Joined: Nov 14, 2007
    Posts: 1,053

    john worden
    from iowa

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