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History Knepp's Chevy

Discussion in 'Traditional Customs' started by Ryan, Nov 16, 2022.

  1. And I do like the front treatment.

    It just makes more sense to me than the first version.
     
  2. 49ratfink
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    History be damned I'd have to change that front end if I found it and was rich and talented.
     
  3. Ryan
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    Totally makes more sense as a complete car... I just think the front is a little garish while the rear end is just so sculpted and simple.
     
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  4. Moriarity
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    while the front and rear treatments seem similar, you can certainly tell they were done by different people......
     
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  6. guthriesmith
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    Agreed and I am more of a Stuckey fan. :D
     
  7. Moriarity
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    no sweat man, it was a good excuse to page thru some bitchin old magazines!!
     
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  8. lippy
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    The color I see in those pics is not the colour I saw. Like I said the colour was a light silver green. Lippy
     
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  9. lippy
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    I grew up 28 miles from Greensburg and I ran that hiway a lot going to wichita, I lived in Kinsley. The car was not there very long, But I saw it and thought what a different rear treatment. And at that time, it was not that green in the pictures. Lippy
     
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  10. lippy
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    But at the time I don't remember the tail lights like that either. May just be my mind. I thought the rear was smooth. That was long ago . Lippy
     
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  11. Ryan
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    I always go back and read feature threads that day after to sort of judge the success... This is the perfect thread. Opinions given. Questions answered. History learned.
     
  12. What a cool car.
    In the dark colour pics the front end first seemed ugly, but the more I look at those Magazine pics the more I like it. They transformed the old early 50s Chevy into a futuristic 60s Sci-Fi design. It flows.
     
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  13. lippy
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    I agree I wish I could track it down. I think it's bitchin. Lippy
     
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  14. beater40
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    That's a refreshing rear treatment, not so much the front. Now what happens with a light section of 2 inches, followed with a 3 inch chop with a split rear screen. Maybe a 57 corvette inspired front end treatment. A lot of potential there.
     
  15. dirt car
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    Well....that front is a bit over the top but then typical of some radical treatments daring to be different, if ever this car resurfaced & granted it would be a sin to alter custom car history, however that front clip could carefully be set aside & do a front to one's liking...don't shoot me down I did use the word carefully to assure it could easily return as it were...
     

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