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Features Kustoms blues? I need to see some kustoms....

Discussion in 'Traditional Customs' started by straykatkustoms, Oct 6, 2014.

  1. straykatkustoms
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    From Bangkok Dean

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    from the web

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    Dear Hunter


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    Little Coffin

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  3. iamq
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    Just asking, do I need to go back and delete any pics of cars that might have air bags? I have no way of knowing but they are sitting on the ground..
     
  4. straykatkustoms
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    No need unless they are not kool. ;)
    I'm not an air bag fan but some look good laid out...
     
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    Not really a Kustom but too kool not to share...

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  8. Maybe not but if nothing else, the trailer sure looks kustom!
     
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    "Documented" Barris build, c. 1960

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    Stole these from Paso John, Please don't tell him....

    Highlight of the weekend was to see this Merc, it's a Doug Thompson built...

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    In today's world I think the pricing on customizing would probably read more like "CUSTOMIZING $5,000 TO $50,000"....... and that might just be the deposit......[​IMG][​IMG][​IMG][​IMG][​IMG]

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    5 yrs. ago on the HAMB.

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    Merc hood?

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    Did this ever get restored. ^^^^^^^
     
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    from east , tn.

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    This was at Coker’s yesterday there are a bunch more pics on the thread that is linked in my signature
     
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  24. 'Mo
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    If you mean this Merc, then no.
    That was Sonny Morris' Merc, the "Blue Mirage".
    At one time, Joe Bailon was quoted as calling this his favorite of the customs he had built.
    Car went through many changes after that.

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  25. Austinrod
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    Nope


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  27. If that’s the same Merc I’m thinking of the first time I saw it was 1987 in Montana at the Billings centennial show. Owner was/ is a guy named Sterling Ashby(aka Mr. Merc) thing was painted candy brandywine with candy red inserts. Ten years later I saw a picture of with gold flames, looked terrible with that paint scheme.


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  28. 'Mo
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    ...and a chopped top. Same Merc.
     
  29. Well I’ll be darned. Ya learn something new every day.


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