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Discussion in 'The Hokey Ass Message Board' started by The_Cat_Of_Ages, Feb 15, 2022.

  1. '28phonebooth and Taboo56Chevy like this.
  2. Yeah its got a lot of 57-59 stuff on it. Had to keep up with the new car styling trends.
     
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  3. Moriarity
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    Paul Savelesky's 55 chev in 1956
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    1958 redo
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    final version restyled in 1961 for a debut at the 1962 worlds fair custom auto show in Spokane

    55after1.jpg 55after2.jpg 55after3.jpg 55after4.jpg
     
  4. 51pontiac
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    from Alberta

    Before…1973
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    1975
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    1977
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    Mid 80’s
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    2006
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    2021
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  5. Jacksmith
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    1 56 Studebaker C.L. ad lf.jpg 4 56 Studebaker.JPG
    And still evolving...
     
  6. 911 steve
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    40 Ford standard, dark gray with gray tweed int is as I bought it, drove it home to omaha from st louis....during rebuild, 7 layers of paint, lots of rust repair, original brown mohair seat covers found under gray tweed....black w/flames, red/wht int is after, done in 2015...been driven a lot, lived in Omaha & driven to good-guys des moines every year, Back to 50's Minneapolis, good-guys colorado...moved to denver in 2018, since then good-guys des moines every year, albuquerque for nsra show then home via rt 66 thru texas, oklahoma, & kansas. 5-09-08b.JPG 5-9-08e.JPG 5-9-08g.JPG 6-14-12b.JPG 1-12-2012 cowl.JPG 6-1-12a.JPG 9-14-12b.jpg 2015-02-16 05.47.13.jpg 2017-09-19 21.52.58.jpg goodguys 6-29.jpg 2015-03-06 20.43.05.jpg
     
  7. Pitbullgoingpostal
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    Damn, I love this thread! It's hard not to "like" every single post.
     
  8. 40FORDPU
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  10. ras
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    Anthony myrick I believe you need to add this to the Quotes to live by tread.
     
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  13. 58 Yeoman
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  14. buick bill
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    heres my latest . only have the before so far . im saving up for the after ! i couldnt get pix to load the other day ! not sure yet ,but i think a 350/350 will take up residence ! very original 20220209_150630.jpg 20220209_150659.jpg 20220209_150958.jpg 20220209_150847.jpg idea . yes!!..
     
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  15. Jacksmith
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    Where?
     
  16. alphabet soup
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    First day home and first day out anywhere. Also posted this on the antiquated before and after thread. Gene. image000000 (34).jpg image000000 (33).jpg
     
  17. dutchrod
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    I have a garage full of before's , some day I will have more afters ;)

    A few that I finished , the black Tudor is gone but I still have the model A and the 46 fordor:

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  18. ned5049
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    1985 and more recent. CCF12032009_00002 (2).jpg CCF12032009_00001 (2).jpg CCF12032009_00004 (2).jpg 031.jpg IMG_20160303_193340854.jpg
     
  19. Joe Troilo
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    Another of my before and after rides
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  20. All original steel, as found 33 years ago.
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    Engine,transmission, 9"rear,dropped axle,walker radiator,glass,gauges, new wheels & tires and a recent interior, exterior hasn't changed. HRP

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  21. ned5049
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    Yahhh,,,, I did.
     
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  22. wandi harry
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    809B6D1B-CB5B-4A6F-B1C0-8F727D3241CE.jpeg checking clearances! 097A55CC-A927-4073-BC97-1EA341B9AD72.jpeg 8B45EECB-C33E-4C01-8961-A113F42F0C46.jpeg 3D930D4A-D2BB-4C9C-8B8D-93F8C1975E6C.jpeg 76EDF781-8FD0-45A5-9A2C-A936A98F8280.jpeg When l first got my 36 l had a bet with a mate l would finish the build before he finished building his house, we estimated 2 years
    Some 9 years later we have both just finished our projects.
     
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  23. Squablow
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    Some great examples here, but Ned5049's Merc is the winner so far, at least in my opinion.
     
  24. hrm2k
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    What Clark Bates started with
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    Delivery day in 2007
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    Ends up looking like this
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  25. JimSibley
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