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Discussion in 'The Hokey Ass Message Board' started by Monkey719fairlane, Aug 11, 2019.

  1. Monkey719fairlane
    Joined: Aug 11, 2019
    Posts: 1


    I just joined up here and I'm looking for some ideas I have a 59 fairlane needs work just looking for ideas I want to see what you guys have done with yours I picked this up back in December got it running next is body work main issue is the rear quarters there just rotted away at the bottom. And without a ton of extra money I need to figure out a way to fix that and not look like a blind monkey did my body work .

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  2. evintho
    Joined: May 28, 2007
    Posts: 1,216


    Check out the '52-'59 Ford Social Group in the social forums. Lots of info and builds there.
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  3. chevy57dude
    Joined: Dec 10, 2007
    Posts: 5,033


    Solid car, for it's age very little rust. East coast cars are often missing the bottom 4''.
  4. that blind monkey didnt see all the missed commas and periods in your opening message? shame,shame
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  5. southcross2631
    Joined: Jan 20, 2013
    Posts: 2,979


    Looks like a candidate for a vintage street stock car. That way the body work can be less then perfect.
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  6. Elcohaulic
    Joined: Dec 27, 2017
    Posts: 568


    I would remove all the chrome except what's needed like door handles and primer it either flat black or grey.. Clean the black steel wheels up along with the pinner white walls and either use chrome lugs or Baby Moons... Then put a set of duals on it with good mufflers like Porters.
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  7. slowmotion
    Joined: Nov 21, 2011
    Posts: 3,060


    Looks like a very repairable section without too much headache. Get on the innerwebs, good chance there's a rust repair panel for that. '59s are definitely unique, but there's a chance that section may cover several applications.

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