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Discussion in 'The Hokey Ass Message Board' started by Cody Walls, Mar 23, 2010.

  1. Cody Walls
    Joined: Nov 14, 2008
    Posts: 1,452

    Cody Walls

  2. 1964countrysedan
    Joined: Apr 14, 2011
    Posts: 1,131

    from Texas

  3. slammed
    Joined: Jun 10, 2004
    Posts: 8,152


    Yes Cody, with these last couple of detail shots a guy would SWEAR Scott Sullivan was in the house!! You are a rare individual. Talent. Visionary. Restraint. Endurance. Tenacity. Humble.
  4. tommyd
    Joined: Dec 10, 2010
    Posts: 11,328

    from South Indy

    I sure hope to see this car in person some day. Maybe you could make a mid-west show?
  5. Gremlinguy
    Joined: Oct 29, 2009
    Posts: 493


    Holy.... Damn Cody. Looks great.
    Just so you know, fallowing your build has really inspired me and gotten my ass in gear the last year or so!
    Last edited: Jan 19, 2014
  6. Cody,I gotta this what you visualize when you started or did the car just take on a life of it's own?

    Like the more you did the more you had to do? HRP
    Last edited: Jan 20, 2014
  7. jeffrob
    Joined: Dec 20, 2005
    Posts: 279


    mind blowing, sickest wagon ever
  8. cody1958
    Joined: Sep 19, 2006
    Posts: 828

    from wichita ks

    BEAUTIFUL!! Great job on her.
  9. GovernorKC
    Joined: Sep 8, 2008
    Posts: 168


    I recommend building a nice shelf next... to hold all the awards your going to win with that.
  10. NoSurf
    Joined: Jul 26, 2002
    Posts: 4,133


    HAHA! Word.
  11. oldman2
    Joined: Sep 9, 2010
    Posts: 2,373


    WOW, Cody, that is looking killer, YOU ARE the detail man...Jim
  12. 40StudeDude
    Joined: Sep 19, 2002
    Posts: 9,432


    This one makes my '60 Chevy two door wagon build look like an amateur (as in 10 year old kid) build...

    Oh wait, IT IS an amateur build, I've never professed to being anything other...!!!

  13. Cody Walls
    Joined: Nov 14, 2008
    Posts: 1,452

    Cody Walls

    Monday update time , today I spent the hole day messing around with the hood ,and getting everything fit , its really close , I have a little bit of tweaking to do but it is close




  14. Cody Walls
    Joined: Nov 14, 2008
    Posts: 1,452

    Cody Walls

    thank you , Scott and I talk once and a while ,he's a very talented guy

    maybe in the future :D
    thank you , im glad my build inspired you

    a little of both , the outside of the car the stance and the color I had all in mind for a very long time , actually I was thinking about this a lot while I was sitting in class in high school , 10 years ago , and a lot of it just snowballed , I never imagined that it was going to turn out so nice like this , I never had the engne compartment fugaRED OUT , BUT I KNEW I WANTED A 6 CYLINDER , AND side drafts ., but yes there was a lot of things I changed one thing and a lot had to follow, lol

    thank you
    no shelf for me , I have never been in this for a award , , my award is seeing this thing done and the reaction on mine and other peoples faces , also having people scratch there heads trying to fugar eveyrthing out lol

    nope , I knew after I made it I was going to paint it , it was not that nice to chrome
  15. Rattaxi48
    Joined: Feb 26, 2010
    Posts: 81

    from ohio

  16. BBYBMR
    Joined: Apr 27, 2007
    Posts: 613


    Cody, So cool to see the hood being fitted - it set the tone, in a way, for the rest of the build. Fantastic job - thank you for sharing.
  17. 1959Nomad
    Joined: Jun 21, 2009
    Posts: 2,111


    that hood rocks!
  18. RainierHooker
    Joined: Dec 20, 2011
    Posts: 2,018

    from Tacoma, WA

    Mother all that is good and holy. The update I have been waiting for, that hood back in the spotlight... do not disappoint sir.

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  19. oldman2
    Joined: Sep 9, 2010
    Posts: 2,373


    That hood is so sweeeeeeeeeeeeeet....Jim
  20. I gotta ask, how many total hours do you have in the hood alone, start to finish. This could be an interesting number !
  21. Great to see the hood on......a definite highlight of the overall design...! Bravo!
  22. bengeltiger
    Joined: Mar 3, 2012
    Posts: 469


    Simply gorgeous!

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  23. This build just impresses me the more I look at it. It's one of those builds that you can look at for hours just to pick up on all of the small details.
  24. Johnboy34
    Joined: Jul 12, 2011
    Posts: 1,321

    from Seattle,Wa

    The updates are exciting for me as I get to watch your car comming together, So I know you gotta be getting excited to be getting this close to the end. Thanks for taking the time to always post updates so we all can watch your cool wagon unfold before our eyes. Simply awesome!!
  25. Landmule
    Joined: Apr 14, 2003
    Posts: 458


    This is one of the most inspiring builds I've seen. Did you fabricate the hood hinges and closure? It's a very impressive system. Amazing detail. thanks for sharing this with us.
  26. It had been quite a while since I have checked in on this build and WOW it is turning out amazing!!! Great work and thanks for sharing it in detail! It is great inspiration!
  27. jhexide
    Joined: Feb 23, 2012
    Posts: 296


    totally awesome...!!!
  28. dirt42
    Joined: Jan 4, 2010
    Posts: 79


    Keeps getting better every Monday seeing it all come together. I want to see it this summer on my way through Delaware.

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  29. dwaynerz
    Joined: Nov 16, 2006
    Posts: 235


    just found this build a few days back, and have been reading to the end. i didnt skip ahead even tho i wanted to really bad, so it was a major let down to get to page 103 and find the car wasnt done. what a sweet piece of work you have made. you have some fine talent on display, and thats why i found this line hard to believe..

    I knew after I made it I was going to paint it , it was not that nice to chrome .

    i cant imagine why it wouldnt be good enough to chrome considering all the other detail work done, but it looks great as you have it. thanks for sharing all your hard work.
  30. pwschuh
    Joined: Oct 27, 2008
    Posts: 2,329


    Cody, seeing the hood on the Walls Wagon is the icing on the cake. I know that as you get closer to getting it together, the anticipation of seeing it completed must be killing you.

    But don't let us rush you. It's taken this long to get this far, it will take as long as it takes for you to get it just like you want it.

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