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

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

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  6. Interesting chop, '51 Mercury rear window?
     
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    Sancho, you are a Phenom! There is just no getting ahead of you!
     
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    Here's a pic from the rear. I like the '51 Merc window on here, on a chopped 52-54 the stock window is tough to reuse and Shoebox windows are kinda small, it's a really good shape for the roof. Not sure if I like the transition to the trunklid but the overall effect is really good, this is a well done car.

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    And unfortunately the mirrors appear to be from the same Vette!
    Dig the car tho.
     
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    Looks like a 54 Hudson??? with Buick grille/bumper
     
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    On the money, $$$$$.
     
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    A couple of shots of the Telstar in an earlier version. (8 or 9 years ago) I miss watching the transformations.

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    Make the back doors sucide then you got something


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    Subtle chop...

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    51 Hudson custom parade car said to have maybe been in a couple of movies. From the former Hostetler collection.
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    from red oak

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    He seems to be fairly active on Facebook, but mostly posting digitally restyled photos. He did just post in the last couple days about moving to a new shop so maybe we'll see some progress on the Telstar, it's one of my favorite builds.
     
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    John Gimelli's current ride. Has a real Bailon feel to me.

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    Lee Tiago's '57...

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    Can you believe this was in early 1959?
    That car was barely two year old! (Looks like two years worth of work in it!)


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    But wait, there's more!

    THIS is how it looked in 1958!
    (The second make-over was a result of a severe rear-end collision.)

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    BTW, the second (white) version was the work of Joe Ortiz, who also gets the credit for Jimmy Gimenez' T-Bird.

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    Rear shot of Lee Tiago's '57 ^^^^^

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