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63-65 Riviera pix?

Discussion in 'The Hokey Ass Message Board' started by Hellfish, Dec 3, 2003.

  1. apenglish64
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    finally dropped mine!

    before and after attached
     

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  2. pyntre
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    Matt ::: beautiful Riviera !! Are your road wheels rechromed and then the centers left unpainted ? That looks killer !
    What size and make on the tires ?
    Inspiration for the long cold Minnesota winter ahead ! I gotta get my 65 on the road this year ::::::
    Thanks
     
  3. Thanks! Original chrome on the wheels, I just stripped the paint with chemical stripper. Tires are Cooper Trendsetter 215/75R15.
     
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  4. pyntre
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    Thanks for the reply and information !! I didn’t know Cooper had a nice whitewall tire , affordable too !
     
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  5. Jalopy Joker
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  6. Ok, so I know this isn't traditionally styled, so don't shoot me.

    This is the only picture I have of this car, we weren't good at picture taking as most are now with cell phones cameras so easily available to us. My dad built this back in about 93ish. He drove it for a few years then as usual sold it for the next build. It was pretty unique with the front clamshells filled with metal and molded in. Also, the taillights were shaved and the backup lights were tinted red and turned into stop/running lights. Full custom interior done in a mauve color in the typical of the time tweed to go with the custom mixed purple paint.

    We heard the car went to the mid west, but have never seen it again. Pretty noticeable car with the fenders peaked and filled as they are.

    Has anyone ever seen it? Would love to know what ever happened to it.

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  7. Hamtown Al
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    IMG_3864.JPG Here are the two I got in November. Both 1965 with one on the left being a Gran Sport. The other one has a 401 engine but has been upgraded to two fours.;) The Gran Sport had not run in at least 8 years.
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    IMG_3872.JPG I've since got the GS running and then pulled the engine to put into my 1932 Ford all steel cabriolet.
    Here's the GS 425 before being pulled.
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  9. DirtyDan
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    I'll bring this one back from the dead... Here is my 65. 20190519_114319.jpg 20190519_114512.jpg 59677574_10216397440826240_7079580931152936960_o.jpg 59701144_10216397442666286_7237427683724886016_o.jpg 59705048_10216397441826265_7340243084757696512_o.jpg
     
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  11. So so good, Dan.
     
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  12. Hamtown Al
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    IMG_4398.JPG IMG_4399.JPG This is the same car that appears on the right in my earlier post. Ready to go to paint place. We used hood off the Gran Sport as had not been damaged in an accident like the original hood for this car. We thought we had it ready but once it got into the sun... y'all know how it goes! The good news is we think we found all the flaws... the rest will show up after it is painted!!:eek::D
     

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