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My New Toy!

Discussion in 'The Hokey Ass Message Board' started by tikiwagon, Sep 3, 2006.

  1. tikiwagon
    Joined: Sep 12, 2005
    Posts: 37


    Thought you might like to see some photos of my new toy! It has been finished about a month but haven't had time to get any good photos yet, so here they are! It is a 62 Chevy Suburban called The Tahitian, it is painted in VW cream pearl, with House of Kolor Gold base coat and then Roth gold flake on top, then red/orange lace panels everywhere!! The interior is painted in the same cream with VW gold. The front seat is covered in old style Barkclotch, with cream vinyl and gold flake piping, then matting on the roof lining, also floor cover and sun visor, then to finish the interior light is a puffer fish!
    Everything has been pinstriped to finish.
    It has a brand new crate motor which is gold painted and then flaked, and then the wheels and tyres are Coker red bands with gold flake wheels!
    I love it!

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  2. spectacular in the photos...even more so in real life

  3. hot-rod roadster
    Joined: Aug 30, 2005
    Posts: 3,033

    hot-rod roadster
    from Omaha Ne.

    Very nice, I love this kind of stuff that you don't see on every street corner. Gary
  4. Skate Fink
    Joined: Jul 31, 2001
    Posts: 3,472

    Skate Fink
    Member Emeritus

    VERY kool! Post more photos.......COWABUNGA Baby......

  5. LooseNut
    Joined: Sep 2, 2006
    Posts: 10

    from Texas

    That is just beautiful!!!!!!!!!
  6. Muttley
    Joined: Nov 30, 2003
    Posts: 18,480


  7. kustombuilder
    Joined: Sep 18, 2002
    Posts: 7,754

    from Novi, MI

    that thing ROCKS!! [​IMG]
  8. tikiwagon
    Joined: Sep 12, 2005
    Posts: 37


    Thanks for all the great compliments, here are some more photos for ya!

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  9. The lace is beautiful! Very nice color combo.
  10. Being from Hawaii I have to say that is waaaaaay cool!! The headliner is killer, awesome job.
  11. zealot9802
    Joined: Aug 20, 2005
    Posts: 894

    from SoCal SFV

  12. Tiki God
    Joined: Aug 17, 2006
    Posts: 150

    Tiki God

    I met you in Engeland at the hotrod nats,I saw the car there. And the car is fantastic, super cool and nice too
  13. cadillac daddyo
    Joined: Jul 23, 2005
    Posts: 420

    cadillac daddyo
    from wichita ks

    that thing is slick love the panels on the dash even thats just tops
  14. outstanding work. I loves the colors.
  15. KoppaK
    Joined: Dec 21, 2004
    Posts: 1,517


    Looks great Sue, I dig the Puffer Fish.
  16. 55olds88
    Joined: Jul 23, 2001
    Posts: 2,386


    Damn thats sweet, I like those early Suburbans....
    I coulda slung you a puffer fish a while beck, found one washed up on the local beach, musta been big storms up north for that one to land up here.

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