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Features Edsel mild kustom

Discussion in 'Traditional Customs' started by SwedeEdsel, Sep 19, 2017.

  1. A few shots of my -59 Edsel finished this summer.

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  2. Love that green metalic. Wild car . Not to smart taking a photo of an Edsel when someone is standing right in front of that oh so prominent :p grille :eek:.
  3. Loving the colors and overall look. I almost put an Edsel cluster in the dash of my '59 Ford. Have fun with it.
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  4. Okie Pete
    Joined: Oct 29, 2008
    Posts: 3,379

    Okie Pete

    Very nice .
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  5. Lebowski
    Joined: Aug 21, 2011
    Posts: 1,570


    One pic has the original steering wheel and another has that hideous chain POS. Hopefully the original one is still on it now because the chain one detracts from the appearance big time. I like the rest of the car though. Good luck with it...
  6. barnsearcher
    Joined: Jul 19, 2010
    Posts: 86

    from Ohio

    Love the flake roof. Drive the wheels off of it!
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  7. williebill
    Joined: Mar 1, 2004
    Posts: 2,705


    Pretty car, agree with Lebowski on the wheel.
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  8. Squablow
    Joined: Apr 26, 2005
    Posts: 14,847


    Very pretty! I'm working on a similar one right now. I have the same '58 color keyed spinner caps that you have and I'm shooting for a similar stance. I like it!

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  9. 57JoeFoMoPar
    Joined: Sep 14, 2004
    Posts: 4,838


    Sharp looking car. I dig the color a lot
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  10. Sweet!! Thumbs up!
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  11. Jalopy Joker
    Joined: Sep 3, 2006
    Posts: 26,126

    Jalopy Joker

  12. Dixon Bastie
    Joined: Apr 7, 2017
    Posts: 175

    Dixon Bastie

    Very nice conservative mild custom. I have two 58s - loaded Citation two door hardtop, and a Corsair two door hardtop. Citation is being factory stock, Corsair is about 85% at being a mild custom like your car, but with modern running gear. It's lowered as well. As an Edsel addict, have to say keeping most of their iconic styling is smart. Both of mine get rubber-necked every time they are driven. Nice work.
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  13. The original is under renovation, after that its going back.
  14. greaser 35
    Joined: Feb 15, 2010
    Posts: 675

    greaser 35
    from FRANCE

    Nice roof!!!!!;)
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  15. I did the steering wheel over in my Ford, widened the cracks with a file and filled with PC7 epoxy. Dries hard, sands well. Driving it over a year and it still looks good.
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